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Lily Sugar 'n Cream Christmas Trees

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream® (4 oz; 200 yds):
    Hot Green, 1 ball
    Small Tree, 1 ball
  • Size U.S. G or 6 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Buttons for decorations
  • 12" felt for base
  • Light cardboard for base
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

DIRECTIONS:

MEASUREMENTS
Large: Approx. 9" high x 16" in circumference
Small: Approx. 3-1/2" high x 7-1/2" in circumference
GAUGE
14 sc and 15 rows = 4"

Large Version

Note: Work all sts in back loops.**Ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Working in back loops, 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd and 4th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
6th and 7th rnds: As 3rd and 4th rnds.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
9th and 10th rnds: As 3rd and 4th rnds.
11th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
12th and 13th rnds: As 3rd and 4th rnds.
14th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
15th and 16th rnds: As 3rd and 4th rnds.**Cont as established, inc 6 sts on next and every following 3rd rnd, until there are 66 sc.Next 2 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off at end of last rnd.

Small VersionWork from ** to ** as given for Large Version. Fasten off.

FINISHINGCut 1 piece of felt and 1 piece of cardboard to fit circumference of bottom of tree. Stuff tree. Pin felt to bottom of tree, placing cardboard between felt and stuff. Sew felt in position. Sew buttons on tree as shown in picture.

ABBREVIATIONS
http://www.sugarncream.com/glossary

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