Twinkle Tree Ornament
Trim your tree this year with this beautiful Twinkle Tree Ornament. The sparkly yarn and sequins come together to create a magical ornament for the family tree. Since it's a great stashbuster project, it would be easy to make a handful of these to give as gifts to family and friends. Otherwise, decorate your own tree with these homemade ornaments that add a beautiful touch.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Simply Soft Party, in colors: Spring Sparkle(MC) & Fuchsia Sparkle (CC)
- Size US H (8) Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
- Sequin or Beads
- Hot Glue Gun or Needle & Thread
2" Tall (excluding loop)
sc2tog= single crochet two stitches together
Using MC, ch 24. Sl st in 1st ch to join rnd, taking care not to twist.
Rnd 1: Ch1, sc in next ch and all the way around. Join with a sl st. (23)
Rnd 2: Join CC. Repeat Rnd 1.
Rnd 3: With MC, ch1, sc2tog, *2sc, sc2tog; repeat from * to last st, sc. Join with a sl st. (18)
Rnd 4: With CC, repeat Rnd 1.
Rnd 5: With MC, ch1, *sc2tog, sc; repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st. (13)
Rnd 6: With CC, repeat Rnd 1.
Rnd 7: With MC, ch1, *sc2tog; repeat from * to end. Join with a sl st. (7)
Rnd 8: With CC, repeat Rnd 1.
Rnd 9: With MC, repeat, Rnd 7. (3) DO NOT TIE OFF.
Ch 8; tie off. Fold chain in half to form loop; use tapestry to push tail through to underside; knot in place.
Using MC and magic loop method, 6sc in center of loop. Pull tight to close loop. Join rnd with a sl st.
Rnd 1: Ch1, sc in base of ch, 2sc in every sc around. Join with a sl st. (12)
Rnd 2: Ch1, 2sc, *sc, 2sc; repeat from * around. Join with a sl st. (18)
Rnd 3: Ch1, 2sc, *sc [twice], 2sc; rep from to last st, sc. Join with a sl st. (24)
Tie off, leaving 6" tail.
Stuff remaining tail ends from tree body, inside of it. Stuff with additional yarn scraps until tree feels firm.
Sew tree base onto tree body, using tail & tapestry needle.
Embellish by hot glueing or sewing sequin to the tree. Hang & enjoy!
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