Simple Christmas Tree Potholder

Tools and Materials:

Worsted weight yarn

2.25oz. Green

.25 oz. Yellow

.25 oz. Brown

Size H (5.00mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Make two complete trees.


Tree Body

Beg Loop:     Ch 3, join to form loop

Row 1:           Ch. 3, 2dc, turn (3 sts)

Row 2:           Ch 3, dc in same st, dc, 2dc in 3rd st, turn (5 sts)

Rows 3 – 17: Continue as above: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc across, 2dc in last st, turn (35 sts.)

Tie off

Glowing top

Rnd 1:            Join yellow with sl st to top of last dc of first row, 9 dc in beg loop, sl st to top of 1st end st of first row, turn

Rnd 2:            Ch 3 sl st to top of 2nd row st, dc in first dc, 2dc in next 4 sts, dc, ch, dc in next st, 2dc in each st to end, sl st in top of 2nd row end st

 Tie off



Row 1:           Join brown with sl st to 16th st of last row of tree body, ch 3, dc in next four sts, turn

Row 2:           Ch 3, dc across, turn

Row 3:           Ch 3, dc across, tie off



Put two trees together with right sides out.

Join green with sc, through both layers, where the yellow connects, sc down side of tree body, 2 sc in 1st bottom st (to round corner), sc across bottom of tree body, cut off

Tie on brown, continue sc around trunk, adding an extra st at each corner, cut off

Tie on green, continue sc around tree body, adding an extra st to round corner as before, cut off

Tie on yellow, continue sc around glowing top, join to 1st green edging st with a sl st, tie off

Weave in all ends

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