Little Fir Tree by Stephanie Risthaus

Little Fir Tree

Crochet
October 2020
10 cm (with Sport weight yarn and 2.0 mm hook), 15 cm (with DK yarn and 3.0 mm hook)
US
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LITTLE FIR TREE

Aren‘t they adorable? :)
These little fir trees would love to decorate your home and fill it with their cuteness.

You can choose from two types of trees here: the cute variant with arms, legs, and face, and the more neutral version with stem. The latter can be made with arms and face as well though. Whatever you like. :)

The fitting santa‘s hat is included as well, of course. You can make them in all kinds of lenghts, from short to super long.

All steps are explained in detail in words and pictures, so this pattern is suitable for practiced beginners as well.
This pattern contains 12 pages of crochet instructions and 18 pages of detailed step-by-step instructions.

Used techniques (US crochet terms): magic ring, chain, slip stitch, single crochet, increases and (invisible) decreases, crocheting in front loops and back loops – explained, (optional) changeing yarn-color.
The figures are crocheted in continuous rounds/spirals as well as (optional) back and forth in rows.

With 2.0 mm hook and Sport weight yarn the fir tree gets to be 10 cm tall. With 3.0 mm hook and DK yarn the fir tree gets to be 15 cm tall. Without stem/legs in each case.

You need it smaller or bigger? No problem! Simply use lighter or heavier yarn.

MATERIAL
crochet hook (1 or 2 sizes smaller than recommended for your chosen type of yarn)
tapestry needle
stitch-markers (e.g. some scrap yarn)
scissors
soft stuffing
optional: safety eyes (Sport: 6 mm, DK: 8 mm)
optional: small flower pots (Sport: 3 x 3 cm, DK: 4.5 x 4 cm)
optional: decorative items for the hat‘s tip (e.g. a small bell or pompom)

Sport/DK yarn:
24 g/52 g for a one-colored tree
16 g/36 g for a two-colored tree
8 g/20 g for the fringes (two-colored tree)
1 g/2 g for the arms
2 g/6 g for the legs
4 g/10 g for the stem
5 g/11 g for the hat
3 g/6 g for the hat‘s rim
some black and pink for the face

FORMAT
-pattern in PDF format (with watermarks)
- to open and read the file you need a specific program, e.g. Adobe‘s free Acrobat-Reader (www. adobe .com)

COPYRIGHT
✿ The pattern is mine.
Do not (re)sell this pattern, including translations to other languages and modifications; do not redistribute, including publishing on the internet.
✿ The finished figure/item is yours. :)
Feel free to sell the finished products, handmade by yourself (no mass production). I’d love it if you would refer to my pattern/shop when doing so.
Thank you! :)