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Advent Calendar

Crochet
December 2011
Kreinik Metallics 1/8-inch ribbon
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch in Single crochet - US with F hook
3.75 mm (F)
4.0 mm (G)
1013 yards (926 m)
22 1/2 x 32 inches
Errata available: crochet-world.com

Kids will love counting down the days until Christmas with this festive calendar that holds a special treat for each day.

Skill Level:
Beginner

Materials:

  • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein): 2 skeins #368 paddy green (MC); 30 yards each #321 gold (A), #356 amethyst (B), #390 hot red (C), #886 blue (D) and #311 white (E)
  • Red Heart Classic medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/190 yds/100g per skein): 80 yds #339 mid brown (F)
  • Kreinik Metallics 1/8-inch ribbon (11 yds per spool): 5 spools #001 silver
  • Size F/5/3.75mm and G/6/4mm crochet hooks or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • 20mm white iris paillettes: 15
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Black fine-tip permanent marker
  • 22 1/2 x 32-inch piece cardboard
  • 1-inch-diameter metal ring
  • Double-sided adhesive tape (optional)

Gauge:
Size F hook: 5 sc = 1 inch; 5 sc rows = 1 inch
Size G hook: 4 sc = 1 inch; 4 sc rows = 1 inch