Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Pattern

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This chunky yarn crochet Christmas tree skirt will be the perfect finishing touch to your Christmas tree decorations. The pattern is reversible and with the addition of buttons to fasten the skirt, it will sit so nicely under your tree, it will almost be a shame to cover it up with gifts! 

Crochet Christmas tree skirt pattern



MATERIALS

Approximately 9 skeins Lion Brand Hometown USA in Tampa Spice or color of choice (81 yd/74 m per 5 oz/ 142 g skein; 100% acrylic)

Size N US/ 9 mm Crochet Hook

Tapestry Needle

4 Buttons

Abbreviations (US)

st stitch

ch chain

dc double crochet

fpdc front post double crochet

bpdc back post double crochet



 

Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Pattern

Ch 51

Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook. dc in each ch across to last ch. Make (dc, ch1, dc) in last ch. Turn.

Row 2: ch 4, dc in ch space. *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next stitch*. Repeat pattern between *’s until there are no stitches left. Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Turn.

Row 3: ch 4, dc in ch space. Make a bpdc around next st. *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next stitch* (Make sure the post stitches are lining up with the ones made previously made now and throughout the pattern.) Repeat pattern between *’s across to last st or dc. Make a fpdc around last st. Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Turn.

Row 4 (Increase Row): ch 4, dc in ch space. *fpdc around next st, dc between this st and next st of previous row, bpdc around next st, dc between this st and next st of previous row*. Repeat pattern between *’s to last st, placing the last dc of repeat on top of it. Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Pattern repeats should look like this (…post,dc,post,dc,post,…)Turn.

Rows 5 – 15: ch 4, dc in ch space. Working across the row, line up the stitches by making a dc in tops of dcs, fpdc & bpdc these stitches as you come to them. At the beginning and end of each row, incorporate the increase stitches made on the previous row by continuing to follow the st pattern already established, (alternating post stitches and dc’s). Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Pattern repeats should look like this (…post,dc,post,dc,post,…)Turn.

Row 16 (Increase row): ch 4, dc in ch space. dc to first post stitch, work post stitch, *straddle the dc from previous row by making a dc on each side of it and make the next post stitch*. Repeat pattern between *’s to last st, Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Pattern repeats should look like this (…post,dc,dc,post,dc,dc,post…)Turn.

Row 17: ch 4, dc in ch space. Working across the row, line up the stitches by making a dc in tops of dcs, fpdc & bpdc these stitches as you come to them. At the beginning and end of each row, incorporate the increase stitches made on the previous row by continuing to follow the st pattern already established, (alternating post stitches and dc’s). Make (dc, ch1, dc) in ch4 space at end of row. Pattern repeats should look like this (…post,dc,dc,post,dc,dc,post…)Turn.

Repeat row 17 until your tree skirt measures your desired circumference.

Ruffled edge:

Row 1: 2 dc in each stitch across.

Row 2: dc in each dc across.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew buttons to one side of tree skirt.  

 

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