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By: DIANA FLETCHER

Title: Crocheted Christmas Tree
keywords: crochet, Christmas, decoration, SYM
source: Super Yarn Mart free leaflet #14
Materials: 2 Skeins knitting worsted
size H hook
wooden dowel
pieco of plastic foam
small ornament to decorate

Top Section: Round 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 1, 10 sc in
ring, join.
Round 2: Ch 3, 5 dc in each sc around, join.
Round 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in each dc around, join and break off.

2nd Section: Round 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 1, 10 sc in
ring, join.
Round 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in each sc around, join.
Round 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in each dc around, join.
Round 4: Repeat round 3 and break off.

3rd Section: Round 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 1, 10 sc in
ring, join.
Round 2, 3,and 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in each st around, join.
Round 5: Ch 3, 3 dc in each dc aroun, join and break off.

4th Section: Round 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 1, 10 sc in
ring, join.
Round 2, 3,and 4, 5, and 6: Ch 3, 2 dc in each st around, join.
At end of round 6 break off.

5th Section: Do same as 4th section but with 7 rounds. You can make this
tree as large as you wish just by making more sections,
each with 1 extra round.

To Assemble: Put wooden dowel in piece of plastic foam. Slip sections down
over dowel, largest one first.

Variation: On alternate sections add a row of sc (in a contrasting yarn) on
the outer edge to resemble garland wrapped around the tree.


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