Hi, friends! Jerica here from YarnHookNeedles. Today I am showing you how to create two super cute and simple Christmas ornaments.

So grab your yarns, hooks, and scissors and let’s get started!

 

MATERIALS:

GAZZAL Baby Wool in the colors: Red, Black, White, Green & Yellow

3MM Hook

Scissors

Tapestry Needle

Stuffing

 

 

CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT:

 

Tree Panel (make 2)

CH 3

R1 – HDC (half double crochet) in the 3rd CH from the hook. CH 2. Turn.

R2 – Place a HDC into the same stitch as the CH 2. HDC all the way across. CH 2. Turn.

R3 – R11: repeat row 2. Tie Off.

 

Adding the “ornaments”:

Using your tapestry needle and a contrasting yarn, simply sew little asterisks about to give the effect of ornaments on the tree. Do all your ornaments in one color before switching to another color.

I only did this to one side of the tree but you could do both sides if you desired! For the star, I used yellow and sewed a larger asterisk at the top point.

 

SEWING & STUFFING THE TREE ORNAMENT:

Once you have added your ornaments you can begin whip stitching the sides. Start sewing at the base of the tree and seem up to the top of the tree then back down to the other base. Before you close up the bottom you will add your stuffing.

After you add the stuffing your will continue with your whip stitching and sew the bottom closed. Weave in your ends and you’re done!

 

At this point, you can add whatever type of string, yarn or twine you would like to act as the hanger for your tree ornament! I chose yellow to help show the “star” off at the top of the tree.

From here you can add your ornament to the tree or you can add it to a gift or however you feel like using it.

 

 

FRENCH SNOWMAN ORNAMENT:

 

SNOWMAN BODY:

Rnd 1 – Starting with a magic circle, you will CH 2 and add 4 HDC to the center ring. Pull the tail tight and SL ST to the top of your CH 2.

Rnd 2 –  CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. Place 2 HDC into each stitch all the way around. SL ST to the top of your CH 2.

Rnd 3 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next stitch. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. Ending with a HDC in the last stitch. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 4 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 2 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. Ending with a HDC in the last stitch. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 5 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 3 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. Ending with a HDC in the last stitch. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 6 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 4 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. Ending with a HDC in the last stitch. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 7 – 8: CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. HDC in each stitch all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 9 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 2 stitches. HDC2Tog (half double crochet 2 together. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to top of CH 2.

Rnd 10 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next stitch. HDC2Tog. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to top of CH 2.

NECK AREA:

Rnd 11 – 12: CH 2. HDC all the way around. SL ST to the top of CH 2.

HEAD:

Rnd 13 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next stitch. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 14 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 2 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 15 – 16: CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2.  SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 17 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next 2 stitches. HDC2Tog (half double crochet 2 together. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to top of CH 2.

Rnd 18 – CH 2, HDC into the same stitch as your CH 2. *HDC into the next stitch. HDC2Tog. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to top of CH 2. Tie off leaving a tail for sewing closed.

***add your stuffing now

Take your tapestry needle and sew the top of the head closed. Weave in your ends.

 

SCARF:

CH 71

R1 – SC in the 2nd chain from the hook. Continue with SC all the way across. CH 1. Turn.

R2 – SC in each stitch all the way across. Tie off. Weave in your ends.

 

HAT:

Rnd 1 – Using the magic circle, CH 2 and place 4 HDC in the center of the ring. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 2 – CH 2 and place a HDC into the same CH 2 space. *HDC into the next stitch. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 3 – CH 2 and place a HDC into the same CH 2 space. *HDC into the next 2 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 4 – CH 2 and place a HDC into the same CH 2 space. *HDC into the next 3 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Rnd 5 – CH 2 and place a HDC into the same CH 2 space. *HDC into the next 4 stitches. Place 2 HDC into the next stitch. Repeat from * all the way around. SL ST to the top of the CH 2.

Tie off leaving a long tail for sewing on to the snowman.

 

ATTACHING THE HAT AND EYES:

Taking your long tail, place the hat however you would like on the snowman. Then, you will proceed to sew the hat on by weaving your tapestry needle in and out of the stitches around the 5th round of the hat. Once you go all the way around. Weave in your loose end.

 

For the eyes, you will mimic what you did with the ornaments on the Tree. I made the asterisks extra large by going over and over. This caused the eyes to be extra big!

Once you’re done, weave in your ends and you’re done.

I hope you enjoy making these little trinkets!

Merry Christmas

 

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