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Searching For Free Crochet Patterns!
Every crocheter is always on the lookout for great patterns. And on the internet many, many mány patterns are available. Some are good, some are great and unfortunately a lot of them are not. Finding the perfect pattern can take up quite a lot of time and many crocheters find themselves lost for hours on Pinterest or Ravelry or just searching the many blogs and websites out there.
This article hopes to make the search a little easier. It showcases the best free crochet patterns of a very specific product: Christmas Tree Appliques. Use them to decorate your home or put them on hats, bags, gift tags or Christmas cards. Make them for yourself or give them to friends and family as a special handmade gift. The possibilities are endless!
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1 - Sweet Christmas Tree
The first pattern is a simple yet elegant design. The minimalistic look is completed with a stitched on garland and ofcourse the little star on top.
The garland is stitched through unworked loops of the backloop only stitched rows of Christmas tree. Working through these loops with the red yarn creates the lovely mingled effect shown in the picture.
The pattern is available both in Dutch and English.
2 - Christmas Tree Magnet
This design is very suitable to be transformed into a magnet (very Christmassy on your fridge!) because of its small size and compact nature. It has quite a distinctive look with its snowy border and little red baubles.
The pattern on the Momsloveofcrochet blog is very clear. Make sure to check out some of the many other free crochet patterns on this blog!
3 - Christmas Tree Applique
The cute star button on top, the colorful bauble decorations - what's not to love about this design? This Christmas Tree Applique works up really quick, you can make a whole forest in just an hour! Embellish with buttons, pom poms, or stitch on some yarn ornaments and use them on a hat, on a potholder, blanket or Christmas card.
Repeat Crafter Me is an excellent blog with very clear tutorials and this one is no exception!
4 - An Italian Christmas Tree
This design only uses a single chain of stitches! It is therefore probably best to attach it to some sort of backing.
Whip out your hot glue gun and all sorts of bling and make this cute Christmas tree with your kids. The sky is the limit when it comes to embellishing this tree, so get creative and get started!
The blog and pattern are in Italian.
5 - Ribbon Christmas Tree
This pattern describes the very easy to make ribbon Christmas tree ánd the little star on top.
The effect of this simple design is stunning: the tree is sturdy and thicker than other applique trees without having to make doubles and stuffing them after sewing them together.
It does start with a 202 stitch chain - so prepare to get counting!
6 - Scandinavian Christmas Tree
Just by looking at it you get a Scandinavian feeling: the minimalistic design, the rustic accents of the wooden bead and hemp cord and the white yarn color.
It doesn't come as a surprise that the pattern is created by a Danish blogger (and is in Danish - thank you Google translate!).
For more experience crocheters the language really doesn't have to be a barrier to add some North-European charm to the Christmas celebrations this year!
7 - Colorful Trees
This design lends itself to outrageous colors and cool color combinations. It's a very unique approach to crocheting a Christmas tree!
Every tree is build up out of six circles with a trunk and a little star on top. The pattern is explained very clearly and comes with lots of pictures. Every step - from making the circles to attaching them together etc - is explained very thoroughly in a step-by-step tutorial.
Lets give this great alternative tree a try!
8 - Simple Christmas Tree
It doesn't get any simpler than this design, it works up very fast! So make a lot of them and attach them to your Christmas card, present tags or make a colorful garland! The little pompom star on top adds to its simple charm and is guaranteed to put a smile on your recipient's face!
The pattern comes with a couple of photos for extra clearity, a super project for beginners!
9 - Christmas Tree Ornament
This very elegant design can be adapted and personalized in many ways: use different colors in the same tree, add buttons, ribbons and other accessories! Go wild or minimalistic - it's up to you!
The description on Ellebels blog is in Dutch (so hit that Google translate button!), and also features a diagram for extra clearity.
10 - Snowy Christmas Tree
This pattern is build up out of three triangle sections and is worked from the tree top down to its base.
Amjaylou's tutorial features clear photo's and instructions making this an excellent beginners project.
She added some bling to the "snow" on the tree by using a white yarn with a slight sparkle ánd ofcourse by added the colored bells!
11 - Small Christmas Tree Ornament
This cute Christmas tree ornament works up quickly. The little heart button truly reflects how we feel about this wonderful season!
The blog offers an Italian pattern. With Google translate the more experienced crocheter wiil not have a problem creating many versions of this sweet little ornament.
12 - Granny Style Christmas Tree
Various versions of this design can be found on different blogs. You can use it to make a solitary tree ornament or crochet a lot of them and make a nice Christmas tree garland. A detailed tutorial with very clear pictures is offered on the royalsisters blog.
It is very suitable for beginners and works up very fast! Need a bit of help? Check out the video tutorial below!
13 - Ribbon Christmas Tree
This pattern is for another version of a ribbon Christmas tree. The colorful baubles give this little tree a festive shine. Perfect for beginners and very easy to work up.
What a great way to bring some Christmas cheer in your or your recipient's home!
14 - Cuddly Christmas Tree Stuffie
This pattern is not actually an applique but a flat stuffed toy. And an incredibly cute tree it is! It is a fun piece to add to your holiday decor or give it as a gift to some lucky recipients!
The Repeat Crafter Me blog again delivers an excellent pattern. It has very clear instructions and the patterns can be adjusted to a cuddly candy corn or an adorable reindeer!
The finished stuffie is approximately 10 inches long and 8 inches wide
15 - Kawaii Christmas Tree
This last pattern is of an adorable Kawaii style Christmas tree. It's cute little face makes for an extra happy holiday season! The sequin garland and Christmas bell topper bring the finishing touches to this lovely tree.
The pattern can be downloaded for free from Ravelry in English, Italian and Spanish.
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Lucy PELLEGRINO on December 21, 2018:
Very easy and lovely small crochet Christmas Tree. Thank You!