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Updated June 26, 2019
Twinkle Tree Ornament
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.

Easy

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

MATERIALS:

  • 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


Finished Size
2" Tall (excluding loop)

Special Abbreviation
sc2tog= single crochet two stitches together

Directions
Tree Body:
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.

Hanging Loop:
Ch 8; tie off. Fold chain in half to form loop; use tapestry to push tail through to underside; knot in place.

Tree Base:
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.

Finishing
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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I really like this little Twinkle Tree Ornament! I can see adding all sorts of colorful bobbles on it like ornaments. I think I would do it up in two shades of green in that case. I think you could also drape it with gold or red garland. The silver star on this one coordinates quite nicely with the silver band at the bottom but you find a small angel and use it as a tree topper as well with stars all over the tree.

There is no photo included with this pattern. There is also no link to click to get the pattern since the pattern is listed in its entirety here so I cant see the picture from the designers blog either. Not sure what happened, but I would like to see the picture before I spend the time in working the pattern.

Hi Hippie Chick, The photo's up now! :) Julia, editor for AllFreeCrochet

Thank you! It's so cute too!

I'd love to try this, but where's th photo?

Hi maddiethompson, The photo's up now! :) Julia, editor for AllFreeCrochet

These Christmas tree sparkle ornaments are so pretty! Those are exactly the colors I would chose in making them for myself, too. This is an all purpose craft, using crochet and a little bit of baubles and hot glue. It is a nice mixed media craft. Oh! A royal blue and a gold would be very pretty as well.

This sweet little design is perfect for practicing decreasing stitches. The suggested hook and yarn size are great for beginners as both are easy to handle. The pattern itself is short and well written. I teach seniors so I am always looking for simpler patterns for my ladies. These little trees can also hide a special treat (like the new, oversized Hersheys Kisses).

Such a cute ornament idea! I love the little star at the top of the tree! While the pattern is intended to me made into a tree, I think this ornament could easily be made to look like a bell, instead. It wouldn't be difficult to string up a bell and attach it to the inside. You could make a bunch of them and end up with different ornaments!

very nice. wat is the magic loop method?

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