Who doesn’t love Christmas Ornaments?! Even better are crochet Christmas Baubles. It’s time to start getting the holiday decorations from storage. Some of the most fun (and adorable) holiday craft projects you can create this time of the year are crochet Christmas ornaments. Not only do they look fabulous on your tree or mantel, indoors or outside, but they’re an absolute blast to make, too. That’s why we’ve collected the following crochet patterns, which are newbie friendly AND also fun for the seriously skilled.
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14 Crochet Christmas Ornaments Patterns
I’m so pleased to participate in this exciting event. Julia of Wayward Pineapple Creations is hosting the Amigurumi Stocking Stuffer Crochet Blog Hop, a 7 day event where you’ll have the opportunity to get the PDF versions of these amazing patterns absolutely FREE!
Every day from Dec 1 – Dec 7 Julia will be featuring two Amigurumi designers in this blog post. Each designer will offer a premium ad-free pattern PDF download for free on their feature day only. The daily features will run for 24 hours from 08:00am EST – 08:00am EST the next day.
The Snowfall Bauble is eligible for download as part of the blog hop from today Saturday, 5th December 2020 from 08:00am EST to Sunday, 6th December 2020 08:00am EST . For 24 hours, you can get a FREE printable version of this pattern from my Store. Download the pattern for an easy-to-read guide to this fun and joyful ornament. I bet you can’t make just one!
About Snowfall Bauble Christmas Ornament.
The Snowfall Bauble is a crochet Christmas ornament pattern based on the countless Hallmark Christmas movies I used to watch growing up. There was always a house with a tree next to it and don’t forget the snow!
I used Stylecraft special DK in Pale Rose and Raspberry left over from a previous project with my 3 mm crochet hook. You can play around with different hook sizes and yarn weights to get different sized baubles. Here’s one I did in my 2.5mm hook and fingering weight yarn.
Featured Crochet Christmas Ornaments.
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Snowfall Bauble Pattern.
- Stylecraft special DK in Pale Rose and Raspberry
- 3 mm crochet hook
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle
Stitches & Terms Used:
- Sc- single crochet
- Sl st- slip stitch
- Rnd- round
- Blo- back loop only
- Inc- increase
- Dec- decrease
- Mc- main colour
- Cc- contrasting colour
- Fo- fasten off
- Read through the pattern from beginning to end before starting your work just to be sure don’t have any questions that might cause frustration while working on the project.
- Please check your gauge and adjust as needed to achieve correct sizing.
- The pattern is worked in BLO- Back Loop Only
- For a tutorial on how to work and secure the magic circle, visit this post on my blog- https://www.morinesshop.com/how-to-work-and-secure-the-magic-circle/
- A portion of the pattern is worked in intarsia crochet technique. If you are unsure of how to do this, check out the tips and tutorial post I have provided on my blog- https://www.morinesshop.com/intarsia-crochet-tutorial
- When working colour changes, work as a typical sc until you have 2 loops on your hook. Drop the colour you are not using. Use the new colour to yarn over and pull through both loops. Pick the old colour back up when you need it in the following rounds
- Since the whole pattern is worked in sc, I have omitted the usual sc where colour changes begin and instead use the associated colour instead. For example MC4, CC5, MC1 means to work the next 4 stitches in your main colour (pale rose in this pattern), the next 5 stitches in your contrasting colour (raspberry in this pattern) and the next stitch in your main colour.
Rnd 1: Starting with Pale Rose, make a magic circle & 6sc into it (6 sts)
From here onwards, work in BLO.
Rnd 2: Inc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) 6 times. (18 sts)
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 sts, inc) 6 times. (24 sts)
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 sts, inc) 6 times. (30 sts)
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 sts, inc) 6 times. (36 sts)
Rnd 7: (sc in next 5 sts, inc) 6 times. (42 sts)
Rnd 8: (sc in next 6 sts, inc) 6 times. (48 sts)
Beginning of colour changes. Below is a graph to help. It’s read from right to left.
Rnd 9: CC4, MC1, CC6, MC1, CC2, MC7, CC5, MC1, CC13, MC1, CC5, MC1,CC1 (48 sts)
Rnd 10: CC1, MC1, CC12, MC4, CC2, MC1, CC1, MC9, CC3, MC1, CC8, MC1, CC4 (48 sts)
Rnd 11: CC 3, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC2, MC7, CC8, MC1, CC9 (48 sts)
Rnd 12: CC12, MC1, CC1, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC3, MC5, CC3, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC4, MC1, CC5, MC1, CC1. (48 sts)
Rnd 13: CC4, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC5, MC7, CC4, MC3, CC15, MC1, CC4. (48 sts)
Rnd 14: CC1, MC1, CC13, MC5, CC3, MC7, CC3, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC10. (48 sts)
Rnd 15: CC9, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC2, MC3, CC2, MC1, CC2, MC5, CC17, MC1, CC1. (48 sts)
Rnd 16: CC2, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC1O, MC1, CC7, MC3, CC7, MC1, CC5, MC1, CC6. (48 sts)
Rnd 17: CC12, MC1, CC7, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC2, MC1, CC4, MC1, CC14, MC1, CC1. (48 sts)
Rnd 18: CC4, MC1, CC4, MC1, CC7, MC1, CC17, MC1, CC3, MC1, CC8. (48 sts)
Note: Now we’ll start decreasing. All decreases are made in the contrasting colour.
Rnd 19: (dec, CC6, dec, CC4, MC1, CC1) 3 times. (42 sts)
Rnd 20: (dec, CC2, MC1, CC2) 6 times. (36 sts)
Rnd 21: (dec, CC3, MC1) 6 times. (30 sts)
Rnd 22: (dec, MC1, CC2) 6 times. (24 sts)
Rnd 23: (dec, CC2) 6 times. (18 sts)
Rnd 24: (dec, MC1) 6 times. (12 sts) FASTEN OFF MC
Rnd 25: (dec) 6 times. (6 sts) DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
Ch 15, staring from the 2nd ch on your hook, sl st all the way down. Leave a long tail, about 8 inches, and fasten off.
Use the tail to sew the top opening closed. Sew the top of the ch 15 to the bauble. Fasten off.
And there you have it! A beautiful bauble to join all your other Christmas ornaments!