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Christmas Tree Bunting

Hello,

Weather Report – Very windy, cold but quite bright.

 

Today we thought that you might like to start your Christmas Crochet work by adding a tree pattern for you.

There are only 102 days left……..

Christmas Tree Bunting

christmas tree bunting
christmas tree bunting

 Materials Required

Oddments of Double Knitting yarn and a ball of Twilleys Goldfingering.

4.00 hook

  1. 4ch., 2tr. 3ch., 3tr., 3ch., 3tr., all in the in 4th. ch. from hook, 3ch., ss. to join in 3rd ch. at beg.     ( 3 groups of 3tr. and 3 x 3ch. loops)
  2. Ss. into the next 2tr. and into the ch. sp. 3ch., 2tr. 3ch., and 3tr. into same loop this makes a beg. corner group, 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) this makes a corner group, 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) 3ch. ss. to join in 1st tr. Fasten off.
  3. Ss. into the next 2tr. and into the ch. sp. 3ch., 2tr. 3ch., and 3tr. into same loop this makes a beg. corner group, 3ch., 3tr. in next sp. between groups, 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) 3ch., 3tr. in next sp., 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) 3ch. 3tr. in next sp., 3ch., ss. to join in 1st tr.
  4. Ss. into the next 2tr. and into the ch. sp. 3ch., 2tr. 3ch., and 3tr. into same loop (3ch., 3tr. in next sp. between groups,) twice, 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) (3ch., 3tr. in next sp.,) twice, 3ch., ( 3tr., 3ch., 3tr. in next loop,) (3ch. 3tr. in next sp.,) twice, 3ch., ss. to join in 1st tr. Fasten off.
  5. Using the 2 strands of goldfingering, work a standing tr. in centre loop on the lower edge, 3tr. 3ch., and 4tr. into same loop (3ch., 4tr. in next sp. between groups,) three times, 3ch., ( 4tr., 3ch., 4tr. in next loop,) (3ch., 4tr. in next sp.,) three times, 3ch., ( 4tr., 3ch., 4tr. in next loop,) (3ch. 4tr. in next sp.,) three times, 3ch., ss. to join in 1st tr. now make the trunk, 3ch., 1tr. in same place, 1tr. in 2tr., 2tr. in last tr., turn 3ch., 1tr. in same place, 1tr. in 4tr., 2tr. in last tr. Fasten off.

Abbreviations

beg. beginning
ch. chain
dc. double crochet
htr. half treble
rep. repeat
sp. space
ss. slip stitch
st. stitches
tr. treble

Standing dc.   =   place a slip knot on the hook place in stitch  work dc. as normal

Standing tr.  =  place a slip knot on the hook wrap yarn round the hook and place in stitch work treble as normal

Here is a PDF version if you prefer, Christmas Bunting 2016

Emma Shawl Progress

This week I have been busy crocheting Emma shawl again.  l am almost ready to publish this pattern it should be available next week all being well. I have made this version using oddments from my very large leftover bag.  The colours are looking very autumnal a bit like the weather.


Workshops

We have been busy today adding workshops to Ali Crafts Designs website where you can prebook and pay online

Learn to crochet Brighton Blanket – book online

 

Brighton Blanket
Brighton Blanket

Learn to Crochet Christmas Decorations – book online

Christmas Workshop
Christmas Workshop

Bye,

Alison and Louise x

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