This mini Christmas tree by Becky Skuse is made up of fab puff and popcorn stitches, and can be hooked up in no time (we think it would make a cute centre-piece for your Christmas dinner table).
It’s super-quick to hook up, so if you’re Christmas decorations are looking a little drab you can crochet this little make in no time – even while you’re waiting for Santa to arrive!
You can find the pattern below, or if you would like to print the pattern you can download our handy PDF here.
You will need
- Adriafil Classic Mirage DK (55% wool, 45% acrylic, 50g/125m), 1 ball of each:
- Green (85)
- Red (17)
- A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook
- A 4mm (US G/6) hook
Tree measures 8cm (3in) tall without flower
Tree uses 12g of yarn, Flower uses less than 2g of yarn. To make a larger tree, simply add more rounds in the pattern as set. To make a larger flower, use a 4mm hook instead.
Popcorn Christmas Tree
Round 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as stitch throughout), 4dc into the loop, ss to the first dc. [4 dc]Round 2 Ch3 (counts as first tr throughout), tr into st at the base of ch, 2tr into each remaining dc around. [8 tr]Round 3 Ch3, popcorn st in next st, (tr in next st, popcorn st in next st) around, ss to the top of the beginning ch-3. [4 popcorn sts, 4 tr]Round 4 Ch1, (dc in next st, 2dc in next st) around, ss to first dc. [12 dc]Round 5 Work as given for Round 3. [6 popcorn sts, 6 tr]Round 6 Ch1, (2dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts) around, ss to the first dc. [16 dc]Round 7 Work as given for Round 3. [8 popcorn sts, 8 tr]Round 8 Ch1, (dc in each of next 3 sts, 2dc in next st) around, ss to the first dc. [20 dc]Round 9 Work as given for Round 3. [10 popcorn sts, 10 tr]Round 10 Ch1, (2dc in next st, dc in each of next 4 sts) around, ss to the first dc. [24 dc]Round 11 Work as given for Round 3. [12 popcorn sts, 12 tr]Round 12 Ch1, (dc in each of next 5 sts, 2dc in next st) around, ss to the first dc. [28 dc] Fasten off and weave in ends.
Using Red and 3mm hook, make a magic loop, leaving a long tail.Round 1 Ch1 (does not count as st), 10dc into the loop, ss to the first dc. [10 dc]Round 2 (Ch2, puff st in next dc, picot, ch2, ss to next dc) 5 times, working final ss into dc at base of beg ch-2. [5 petals]Fasten off and weave in end. Use long tail from the magic loop to sew the flower to the top of the tree.