This was first published on the Buttercup Miniatures Blog pages as the 2013 Advent Calendar
Pattern available with either UK or US terms
The pattern will make a 1:12th scale Christmas tree and decorations, which will store flat. If you do not wish to make a miniature tree, then the branches can be made in white and used as snowflakes on a full size tree.
The crochet pattern is dual purpose and can be used either in a miniature setting or as a small decoration for a table setting or desk.
This tree is not suitable for children under 14 due to the use of a pointed stick for the central support.
Materials required: 1.5 mm crochet hook, wooden skewer or old bamboo knitting needle (up to 3 mm diameter) approx 15 cm/6-inches long, 50 metres No 10 crochet cotton in green, 5 metes No 10 crochet cotton in brown, 30 metres No 10 crochet cotton in red and oddments of No 10 crochet cotton in white, plasticine/modeling clay or a tiny flowerpot to stand the tree in, thin thread or wire to attach star. Tacky glue – optional.
Note: Requirements for stiffening materials are given in the pattern
Approximate finished size: 6-inches/15 cm tall
Ability level: easy
There is no gauge given for this pattern, as gauge is unimportant for this project because trees come in varying sizes and shapes! Just enjoy making the project.
Pattern price £2.75 (NOTE: EU VAT or other digital taxes will be added to price where applicable)
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