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  • CHAPTER 1

    Christmas Ornaments

  • CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SECTION 1

    Chenille Bear Christmas Ornament

    For a "baby's first Christmas" ornament, add the baby's name and year on an alphabet bead garland for the bear to hold!

    Materials: About 1/2 ounce Lion Brand Chenille Sensations 


    brown or tan for teddy bear or white for polar bear
 (limp worsted weight yarn can be substituted)

    Crochet hook size E (or D if you crochet loosely) Yarn needle Small amount of fiberfill 2 small black beads 1’ of 1/4” ribbon Black embroidery floss 12” fishing line

    
 Finished size: About 4” high 
 To work sc dec (over 2 sts): Insert hook in first indicated stitch and pull up a loop, insert hook in next indicated st and pull up a loop; yo and pull through all 3 remaining loops on hook.

    
 Body 


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    CHENILLE BEAR CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT 
 Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

    Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

    http://priscillascrochet.net http://priscillascrochet.net

  • Ch 4, join with a sl st to the first ch to form a ring.


    Round 1: Work 6 sc in the ring; do not join rounds...instead use a marker to mark the first stitch of each round. (6 sc) 


    Round 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) 


    Round 3: (Sc in the next sc, 2 sc in the next sc) 6 times. (18 sc) 


    Round 4: (Sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc) 6 times. (24 sc)

    Round 5: Working in the back loop only, sc in each sc around. (24 sc)

    Rounds 6-10: Sc in each sc around. (24 sc) 


    Round 11: (Sc in each of the next 2 sc, sc dec over the next 2 sc) 6 times. (18 sc) 


    Round 12: Sc in each sc around. (18 sc) 


    Round 13: (Sc in the next dc, sc dec over the next 2 sc) 6 times. (12 sc) 


    Round 14: Sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving a 12-15” yarn tail for sewing. Stuff body with fiberfill.

    
 Head
 Rounds 1-4: Work the same as rounds 1-4 of the body. (24 sc at the end of round 4) 


    Rounds 5-7: Sc in each sc around. (24 sc) 


    Round 8: Work as round 11 of the body. (18 sc) 


    Round 9: Work as round 13 of the body. (12 sc)


    Round 10: (Sc dec over the next 2 stitches) 6 times. (6 sc) Fasten off. Stuff head with fiberfill and sew to body with body yarn tail. 
 Muzzle
 Round 1: Work the same as round 1 of the body. (6 sc) 


    Rounds 2-3: Sc in each sc around. (6 sc) Fasten off, leaving a 12” yarn tail for sewing. Sew muzzle around round 3 to the lower “face” side of the head.

    Ears (make 2)
 Ch 2. 
 Row 1: Work 4 sc in the 2nd ch from hook; ch 1, turn. (4 sc) 


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  • Row 2: Sc in each sc across. (4 sc) Fasten off, leaving a 12” yarn tail for sewing. Sew each ear to the head as in the photo. 
 Arms (make 2)
 Rounds 1-2: Work as for rounds 1-2 of the body. (12 sc at the end of round 2) 
 Rounds 3-7: Sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Fasten off, leaving a 12’ yarn tail for sewing. Stuff arm. Sew arm to body around round 7 with yarn tail. 
 Legs (make 2)
 Rounds 1-3: Work as for rounds 1-3 of the body. (18 sc at the end of round 3) 
 Round 4: Working in the back loop only, sc in each of the next 6 sc, (sc dec over the next 2 sc) 3 times to form the “toes”, sc in each of the last 6 sc. (15 sts) 
 Rounds 5-8: Sc in each sc around. (15 sc) Fasten off, leaving a 12” yarn tail for sewing. Stuff leg with fiberfill. Sew to body around round 8 with the yarn tail (“toes” pointing upward.)


    Finishing Sew beads to either side of the upper muzzle for eyes. With black floss, embroider a small inverted triangle on the upper muzzle for nose, then embroider an inverted “Y” below the tri-

    angle for mouth. Tie ribbon around neck with a bow in the front. Sew a loop of fishing line to the top of the head to hang.

    Happy Crocheting!

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  • CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SECTION 2

    Christmas Wreath Materials:

    Dark green crochet cotton thread size 10 2" ring Red or burgundy 1/4" ribbon Steel crochet hook size 10

    
 Size: about 3"

    
 Round 1: Work 81 sc around ring. Join with a sl st to first sc. (81 sc) 
 Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining; (ch 4, skip next sc, sc in next sc) 39 times; ch 1, dc in first sc to form last loop. (40 loops) 
 Round 3: Ch 1, sc in last loop (around dc); *ch 1, skip next loop [trc, ch 3, sc in the top of the last trc for picot (4 times), trc, ch 1] in next loop; skip next loop; sc in next loop* Repeat from * to * 8 times; ch 1, skip next loop (trc, ch 3, sc in the top of the last trc for picot) 4 times, trc, ch 1, join with a sl st to first sc. (10 shells) Finish off. 
 Finishing: Weave ribbon through round 2, going over and under 2 stitches at a time. Add a small bow.

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    CHRISTMAS WREATH (Ornament, Fridgie or Napkin Ring)


    Designed by Priscilla Hewitt Copyright © 1998 Priscilla’s Crochet

    http://priscillascrochet.net http://priscillascrochet.net

  • To make an ornament: Add a loop of ribbon for hanging.

    To make a magnet: Glue a magnet to the back.

    My favorite: Use as is for a napkin ring.

    Happy Crocheting!

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  • CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SECTION 3

    Crocheter’s Christmas Ornament Materials:

    One ounce worsted weight Christmas yarn Crochet hook size D 1 1/2” styrofoam ball Tacky glue Straight pins Ribbon

    Wind yarn around the styrofoam ball until completely cov- ered. (It should resemble a ball of yarn.) Secure with a straight pin. Measure an additional 3 yards of yarn from the spot where the yarn is pinned to the ball. Cut yarn.

    Attach end of the cut yarn to the hook; ch 9. 
 Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch remaining across; ch 1, turn. (8 sc) 
 Rows 2-4: Sc in each sc across; ch 1, turn. (8 sc) 
 Row 5: Sc in each sc across. Remove hook from last st. Insert hook through yarn- covered styrofoam ball, then pick up the last stitch on row 5. Wind any excess yarn around ball and se- cure with a straight pin. Pull stitch tightly around hook and

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    CROCHETER’S CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

    Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

    http://priscillascrochet.net http://priscillascrochet.net

  • glue in place. Randomly insert a few straight pins through the yarn-covered styrofoam ball to secure yarn to ball. Glue hook in place on the ball. Allow glue to dry. Tie ribbon bow around hook. Thread yarn needle with fishing line. Insert needle through the styrofoam ball and pull through fishing line. Tie fishing line to form a hanging loop. Glue bow in place.

    Happy Crocheting!

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  • CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SECTION 4

    N-Hook Christmas Ball Covers Materials:

    Small amount of any of the following yarns: Lion Brand Chenille Thick & Quick Lion Brand Terryspun Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick Crochet hook size N (9.00 mm) 2 1/4” ball ornament

    
 Round 1: Ch 2, work 6 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. (6 sc) Do not join rounds. 
 Round 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) 
 Round 3: (Sc in the next sc, 2 sc in the next sc) 6 times. (18 sc) 


    Rounds 4-7: Sc in each sc around. (18 sc) 


    Round 8: Insert ball in cover, (sc in the next sc, skip 2 sc) 6 times. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Decorate balls with ribbon, flowers, pearls, etc., as desired.

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    N-HOOK CHRISTMAS BALL COVERS Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

    Copyright © 1999 Priscilla’s Crochet

    http://priscillascrochet.net http://priscillascrochet.net

  • Happy Crocheting!

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  • CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SECTION 5

    Picot Snowflake Ornament Materials:

    Small amount of size 10 crochet cotton thread (Knit Cro- Sheen)

    Steel crochet hook size 8 Fabric stiffener Small ziplock bag Stainless steel straight pins or wooden toothpicks Waxed paper Sheet of flat styrofoam Fishing line

    Pattern note: There should be an unworked ch between each picot. 
 To make dc picot: Ch 5, dc in the 4th ch from hook.


    To make cluster picot: Ch 5, yo insert hook in the 4th ch from hook and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook in same ch and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook, yo and pull through all 3 remain- ing loops on hook, sl st in the same ch. 
 Work tightly for best results. If you tend to crochet loosely, use a smaller size hook.

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    PICOT SNOWFLAKE ORNAMENT 
 Designed by Priscilla Hewitt

    Copyright © 2000 Priscilla’s Crochet

    http://priscillascrochet.net http://priscillascrochet.net

  • Ch 6; join with a sl st to the first ch to form ring. 
 Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 11 more dc in the ring; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (12 dc) 


    Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next dc, *sc in the next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next dc* Repeat from * to * 4 times; join with a sl st to the first sc. (6 "points") 
 Round 3: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, (dc picot, cluster picot, dc picot), ch 1, sl st in the same sc, ch 1, 2 dc in the next ch-3 sp, work 2 dc picots, work 3 cluster picots, working along the other side, skip 3 cluster picots, sl st in the next unworked ch, (ch 4, dc in the 4th ch from hook, skip next dc picot, sl st in the next unworked ch) 2 times, 2 dc in the same ch-3 sp, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, *sc in the next sc, (dc picot, cluster picot, dc picot), ch 1, sl st in th