Annie's Crochet World Autumn 2019 : 2019-09-01

White Christmas : 68 : 68

White Christmas

WHITE CHRISTMAS Lacy Trees Joyce Geisier Designs by around 2 ch sps directly below, ch 3, [shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc around 2 ch sps directly below] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. SPECIAL STITCHES EASY Beginning shell (beg shell): Ch 3— ( 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in indicated sp or st. (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in indicated sp or st. FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS see Pattern Notes, Small tree: 71/4 inches tall including star x 3 inches in diameter across base 101/4 inches tall including star x 4 inches in diameter across base (6 shells, 6 sc, 12 ch-3 sps) Shell: Rnds 6–17: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same sp, ch 3, in next 2 ch sps, ch 3, [shell in next shell, ch 3, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 3] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. ( Medium tree: 2-treble join (2-tr join): 2-tr join Yo twice, insert hook in indicated ch sp from previous rnd, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice yo twice, insert hook in next ch sp from previous rnd, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through 2 lps], twice yo, draw through rem 3 lps on hook. Ch 5, sl st in first ch, [ch 5, sl st in first ch of beg ch-5] twice. (see Special Stitches) Large tree: 131/2 inches tall including star x 4 inches in diameter across base 11/4 inches diagonally Large star: (2 lps rem on hook), 6 shells, 12 ch-3 sps, 6 2-tr joins) across Small star: 1 inch diagonally across At the end of rnd 17 for small tree, fasten off. MATERIALS (3 lps rem on • Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet size 10 crochet cotton (400 yds per ball): 1 ball #1 white Aunt Lydia’s Metallic Crochet size 10 crochet cotton (100 yds per ball): 1 ball #90G gold/gold Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Plastic foam cones: 1 each 6 inches, 9 inches and 12 inches 1-inch plastic foam balls: 2 Plastic wrap 1 bottle heavy stiffener and draping solution Permanent fabric glue Stainless steel pins Small wire brush hook), MEDIUM TREE Rnds 1–17: Picot: Rep rnds 1–17 of small tree. At the end of rnd 17, do • not fasten off. Rnds 18–21: LACY TREES Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same sp, ch 4, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 4, [shell in next shell, ch 4, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 4] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. ( • SMALL TREE • Rnd 1: join With white, ch 8, in first ch to form a ring, dc in ring, ch 1, [dc in ring, ch 1] 10 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (see Pattern Notes) (see Pattern Notes), • • • ch 4 6 shells, 12 ch-4 sps, 6 2-tr joins) Rnds 22 & 23: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch sp, ch 5, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 5, [shell in next shell, ch 5, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 5] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (12 ch-1 sps, 12 dc) • • • Rnd 2: beg shell Sl st in ch-1 sp, sc in next (see Special Stitches), (see Special Stitch­ shell ch-1 sp, [ in next sp, sc in next ch-1 sp] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. GAUGE es) (6 shells, 12 Shell = 1/2 inch wide x 3/8 inch tall; 5 rnds = 2 inches ch-5 sps, 6 2-tr joins) (6 shells, 6 sc) Rnds 24 & 25: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch sp, ch 6, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 6, [shell in next shell, ch 6, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 6] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Rnd 3: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch-2 sp, ch 3, [shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. PATTERN NOTES (6 shells, 6 Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-4 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. ch-3 sps) (6 shells, 12 ch-6 sps, 6 2-tr joins) Rnd 4: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch-2 sp, ch 5, [shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 5] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Rnd 26: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch sp, ch 7, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 7, [shell in next shell, ch 7, 2-tr join in next 2 ch sps, ch 7] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (6 shells, 6 ch-5 sps) Rnd 5: Sl st in ch-2 sp of shell, beg shell in same ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc (6 shells, 12 ch-7 sps, 6 2-tr joins) 68 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS

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