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Home : Patterns : Balsam Fir Decoration
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Balsam Fir Decoration

Lion Brand« Homespun®
Pattern #: 90148B
Rating: ***** (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 12 in. (30.5 cm)



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Perfect for Christmas and winter decor, this craft project is fast and easy.

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Homespun®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 790-378: Homespun® Yarn: Olive
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Homespun®
Sundae Stripes Gemstone Stripes Wildberries Stripes Beachside Stripes Petunia Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial
Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall
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Wisteria Mimosa Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo
Abalone Claret Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
*Homespun (Article #790) is a uniquely-textured bulky weight yarn that works up quickly and easily. 98% acrylic, 2% polyester; packaged in 6 oz/170g (185 yd/167m) pull skeins.

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•  790-378 Homespun® Yarn: Olive
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $  
Additional Materials
12 in. (30.5 cm) foam cone
Craft glue
Straight pins
 

Balsam Fir Decoration

Lion Brand« Homespun®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

TREE
Apply glue to a small area of foam cone, then wrap evenly with yarn. Continue applying glue to one small area at a time, then wrapping with yarn until cone is completely covered. Allow to dry.
Foliage
*Ch 6, sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * until piece measures about 8 ft. (2.5 m) from beg, *ch 5, sc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next ch; rep from * until piece measures about 9 ft. (2.75 m) from beg, *ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch; rep from * until piece measures about 10 ft. (3 m) from beg. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Apply glue to a small area at base of cone. Beg at glued end, wrap Foliage around cone, holding Foliage in place with straight pins until glue dries. Continue applying small amounts of glue, then wrapping with Foliage until cone is covered. Allow to dry.


 
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) sc = single crochet


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Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 1 review)
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Reviewed by Hannah on 2012-12-10 *****
I made one of these before the pattern even came out and it turned out great. I used a hdc base stitch with SUPER tall stitches as the branches.

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