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Christmas Afghans & Tree Skirts - Priscilla's Crochet

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CHAPTER 1

Christmas

Tree Skirts


CHRISTMAS AFGHANS AND TREE SKIRTS SECTION 1

Quick ’n Easy Christmas

Tree Skirt

QUICK ‘N EASY CHRISTMAS TREE SKIRT

Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

Materials:

Any of the following yarns:


For a “crushed velvet” look: 4-5 skeins of Lion Brand Chenille

“Thick & Quick” For a homespun look: 5 skeins Lion Brand

Wool-Ease "Thick & Quick"


For a feminine, “boucle” look: 4-5 skeins Lion Brand Terry

Spun (used in photo) Alternate yarn: 2 or 3 strands of worsted

weight yarn held together

Crochet hook size N (10 mm)

Optional: 6 yds. of 1” - 1 1/2” ribbon


Gauge: Not real important, but work loosely


Finished size: About 48” in diameter

Pattern note: Sample shown in photo is folded in half.


Ch 26.


Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 3

ch’s, 2 sc in the next ch, (sc in each of the next 4 ch’s, 2 sc in

the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn. (30 sc)


Row 2: Sc in each of the first 5 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

2


each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(35 sc)


Row 3: Sc in each of the first 6 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(40 sc)


Row 4: Sc in each of the first 7 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 7 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(45 sc)


Row 5: Sc in each of the first 8 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 8 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(50 sc)


Row 6: Sc in each of the first 9 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 9 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(55 sc)


Row 7: Sc in each of the first 10 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 10 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(60 sc)


Row 8: Sc in each of the first 11 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 11 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(65 sc)


Row 9: Sc in each of the first 12 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 12 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(70 sc)

Row 10: Sc in each of the first 13 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 13 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(75 sc)


Row 11: Sc in each of the first 14 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 14 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(80 sc)

Row 12: Sc in each of the first 15 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 15 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(85 sc)


Row 13: Sc in each of the first 16 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 16 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(90 sc)

Row 14: Sc in each of the first 17 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 17 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(95 sc)


Row 15: Sc in each of the first 18 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 18 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(100 sc)

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Row 16: Sc in each of the first 19 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 19 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(105 sc)


Row 17: Sc in each of the first 20 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 20 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(110 sc)

Row 18: Sc in each of the first 21 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 21 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(115 sc)


Row 19: Sc in each of the first 22 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 22 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(120 sc)

Row 20: Sc in each of the first 23 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 23 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(125 sc)


Row 21: Sc in each of the first 24 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 24 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(130 sc)

Row 22: Sc in each of the first 25 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 25 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(135 sc)


Row 23: Sc in each of the first 26 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 26 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(140 sc)

Row 24: Sc in each of the first 27 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 27 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(145 sc)


Row 25: Sc in each of the first 28 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 28 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(150 sc)

Row 26: Sc in each of the first 29 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 29 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(155 sc)


Row 27: Sc in each of the first 30 sc, 2 sc in the next sc, (sc in

each of the next 30 sc, 2 sc in the next ch) 4 times; ch 1, turn.

(160 sc)

Edging


Row 28: Sc in the first sc, ch 1, skip next 2 sc, (sc in the next

sc, ch 4, sl st in the 4th ch from hook to form loop, sc in the

same sc, ch 1, skip next 2 sc) 52 times, sc in the last sc; ch 3,

turn. (52 loops)


Row 29: 5 dc in the first loop, (dc in the next ch 1 sp, 5 dc in

the next loop) 51 times, dc in the last sc. Fasten off. weave in

ends.

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Optional finishing: Weave ribbon over the dc’s worked in

the ch 1 spaces of round 29, and under the loops that have 5

dc worked into them. Fold the ends of the ribbon over and behind

the end dc’s, tack with washable glue or needle and

thread. Add bows as desired.

Happy Crocheting!

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