Monday, November 8, 2010

D.I.Y. Monday! Crochet Retro Christmas Ornaments.

These little retro Christmas Ornaments are beyond adorable. You could use them as ornaments, make them into a cute little Christmas garland to be wrapped around your Christmas tree or on your fireplace, gift tags, the list goes on and on.


-Yarn. I'm using two colors.
-Crochet hook. F/5-3.75MM
-Things to embellish the ornaments, i.e. buttons, embroidery thread.

-Start with magic circle method.

-Round one: Ch 3, 11 dc into ring. Pull string tight. (as shown)

slst in top of beginning ch.

*if you are going to change colors, do so now. Fasten off first color and sl st other color at beginning st. (as shown)

-Round two: Ch 3, dc in first st from previous round, 2 dc in each of next 5 st (as shown)

2 treble crochet and picot* in next st, 2 treble crochet in the next st, 2 dc in remaining st, sl st in top of beginning ch.
*To make the picot ch 3 and sl st into third ch from your crochet hook.

-Round three: Ch 2, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in next stitch, fasten off. Weave in any lose strings.

-Embellish with embroidery string, buttons, etc.

Hang and enjoy! 'Tis the season for crafting!!


  1. i am so making some of these for my Christmas tree, this is an adorable idea! Thank you for sharing :)


  2. These are so cute! I'm going to have to try them out now. :)

  3. OOohh these are great! thank you :D