Free Holiday Tree Skirt Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

LW3635-Holiday-Tree-Skirt

From RedHeart.com

 

Holiday Tree Skirt

Crochet a lovely lacy tree skirt for the perfect finish to your holiday tree. Use our cool color palette or any colors that fit your decorating style.

Pattern #: LW3635

Designed by: Katherine Eng

Project Type: Seasonal, Home Decor, Christmas

Skill Level:Intermdiate

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® Celebration: 1 ball each of 9840 Blue/Silver A, 9240 Lime/Silver B, and 9340 Aqua/ Silver C (Celebration is discontinued)
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm [US I-9] and 6 mm [US J-10] for Tie
  • Yarn needle
GAUGE: Row 5 = 3½” (9 cm) across; First 5 rows = 3¼” (8.5 cm) from base of Row 1 to shell point in Row 5. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Tree Skirt Measures 38” (96.5 cm) in diameter
Special Abbreviations
small shell (sm shell): (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st or space.
medium shell (med shell): (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same st or space.
large shell (lg shell): (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same st or space.
ch-2 join: Ch 1, drop loop from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch-2 space on previous Panel, draw dropped loop through, ch 1.
ch-4 join: Ch 2, drop loop from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch-4 space on previous Panel, draw dropped loop through, ch 2.
TREE SKIRT
First Panel
With smaller hook and A, ch 8.
Row 1: Working in back loops of ch sts, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in next sc, skip next sc, sm shell in next sc, skip next sc, dc in each of last 2 sc, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, sm shell in next shell space, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, skip next 2 dc, sm shell in next shell space, skip next 2 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, sm shell in next shell space, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, dc in each of last 4 dc, turn.
Row 6: Repeat 5.
Rows 7-8: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sm shell in next shell space, ch 2, skip next space, dc in each of last 4 dc, turn.
Rows 9-10: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, skip next 2 dc, med shell in next shell space, ch 3, skip next space, dc in each of last 4 dc, turn.
Row 11: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, skip next 2 dc, lg shell in next shell space, skip next space, ch 3, dc in each of last 4 dc, turn.
Row 12: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, lg shell in next shell space, skip next ch-3 space, ch 3, dc in each of last 4 dc, turn.
Row 13: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, lg shell in next shell space, ch 3, skip next space, dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn.
Row 14: Ch 3, dc in each of next 4 dc, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, lg shell in next shell space, ch 3, skip next space, dc in each of last 5 dc, turn.
Row 15-16: Ch 3, dc in each of next 4 dc, ch 4, skip next 3 dc, lg shell in next shell space, ch 4, skip next space, dc in each of last 5 dc, turn.
Row 17: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in each of next 4 dc, ch 4, skip next 3 dc, lg shell in next shell space, ch 4, skip next space, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn.
Row 18: Ch 3, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, lg shell in next shell space, ch 4,skip next 3 dc, dc in each of last 6 dc, turn.
Row 19: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, lg shell in next shell space, ch 4, skip next 3 dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn.
Row 20: Ch 3, dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 4, skip next 3 dc, lg shell in next shell space, ch 4, skip next space, dc in each of last 7 dc, turn.
Row 21: Ch 1, sc in first dc, skip next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next dc, skip next 2 dc, scin next dc, sm shell in next ch-4 space, skip next dc, sc in next dc, skip next dc, lg shell in next shell space, skip next dc, sc in next dc, skip next dc, sm shell in next ch-4 space, sc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next dc, skip next 2 dc, sc in last dc. Do not fasten off.
PANEL BORDER
Round 1: Ch 4, sc in top of same st (last dc of Row 20), working up side edge, sc in first row-end dc, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next row-end dc, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next row-end dc] 4 times, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next row-end dc] 4 times, ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, skip row-end sc of Row 1, working across top edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch, ch 3, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 2 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last ch, working down other side edge, skip row-end sc of Row 1, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next row-end dc] 4 times, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next rowend dc] 5 times, sc in next row-end dc, sc in top of same dc, ch 4, sc in corner sc of Row 21, working across bottom edge, *ch 3, skip next 3 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next shell space, ch 3, skip next 3 dc**, sc in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next shell space, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next sc; repeat from * once; repeat from * to ** once, join with a slip st in last sc of Row 21. Fasten off A.
Second and Successive Panels
Make 11 more Panels same as First Panel (through Row 21) and join to previous Panel while working Border as follows. Work Panels in the following color sequence – B, C, A repeat from *, ending with C.
PANEL BORDER
Round 1: Ch 4, sc in top of same st (last dc of Row 20), working up side edge, sc in first row-end dc, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next row-end dc, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next row-end dc] 4 times, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next row-end dc] 4 times, ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, skip row-end sc of Row 1, working across top edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch, ch 3, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 2 ch,(sc, ch 2, sc) in last ch, working down other side edge, skip row-end sc of Row 1, [ch 1,sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch-2 join, sc)in next row-end dc] 4 times, [ch 1, sc in next row-end dc, ch 1, (sc, ch-4 join, sc) in next row-end dc] 5 times, sc in next row-end dc, sc in top of same dc, ch 4, sc in corner sc of Row 21, working across bottom edge, *ch 3, skip next 3 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next shell space, ch 3, skip next 3 dc**, sc in next sc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next shell space, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next sc; repeat from *once; repeat from * to ** once, join with a slip st in last sc of Row 21. Fasten off.
Tie
With one strand of each color held together as one, and larger hook, leaving a 7” (18 cm) tail,ch 190. Fasten off leaving a 7” (18 cm) tail.
FINISHING
With wrong side facing, block tree skirt lightly.
Weave Tie over and under ch-3 and ch-2spaces across top edge. Cut two 14” (35.5cm) lengths of each color. Holding one length of each color together, draw 3 strands through one end of Tie. Fold in half and tie in an overhand knot with tails. Trim to desired length. Repeat with other 3 strands on other end of tie. Tie in a bow to close up backopening.
ABBREVIATIONS
A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc =double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) =stitch(es); () = work directions in parentheses into same st; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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