This little Christmas tree makes perfect gift tags for the holiday season! Adding that handmade touch to your gift is a breeze with this easy pattern.
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I love the idea of creating these little trees in stripes, or a variety of colors to use in a banner. This would also be a fun way to add to your home decor and use up scrap yarn.
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This is a simple pattern made with basic crochet stitches. The half double crochet rows give the tree a little texture and it’s still easy enough for beginners.
Keep reading for the free crochet pattern!
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Scroll down for the free crochet Christmas tree pattern!
- #4 medium worsted weight yarn, 5 yd of green yarn and 1 yd of brown yarn in Red Heart Super Saver yarn.
- 5 mm hook size US H-8, or crochet hook to meet gauge.
- tapestry needle
- measuring tape
Ch 1 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch.
We'll start with the top of the tree and work our way down to the tree trunk.
Stitches / Abbreviations US Terms
ch (s) - chain (s)
hdc - half double crochet
sl st - slip stitch
st - stitch
2" / 5 cm x 2" / 5 cm = 7 hdc x 6 rows of hdc
Beginner - Easy
The finished dimensions of the Christmas Tree are approximately 5" / 12.5 cm tall with the trunk and 3.5" / 9 cmat it's widest.
If you would like a hanging loop, start with a long tail. I suggest 12" / 30.5 cm and you can trim it to your liking. Other wise you can join yarn or twine to form a loop and hang it.
Row 1. Ch 2, place 2 hdc in the 2nd ch from your hook, turn. (2 sts)
Row 2. Ch 1, 2 hdc in the same stitch, 2 hdc in the next stitch, turn. (4 sts)
Row 3. Ch 1, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in the last st, turn. (6 sts)
Row 4. Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn. (6 sts)
Row 5. Ch 1, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each st until there are 2 sts left, 2 hdc in the next st, hdc in the last st, turn. (8 sts)
Row 6. Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn. (8 sts)
Row 7. Rep Row 5. (10 sts)
Row 8. Rep Row 6. (10 sts)
Row 9. Rep Row 5. (12 sts)
Row 10. Rep Row 6. (12 sts) The triangle is approximately 4” / 10 cm tall.
Join brown yarn to 5th hdc.
Ch 1, hdc in 4 sts, turn.
Rep last row.
Cut yarn and weave in ends.
You can shorten or lengthen the pattern for different sizes.