DROPS Extra / 0-1398

The Christmas Forest by DROPS Design

Crocheted Christmas trees. The piece is worked in DROPS Merino Extra Fine.

DROPS Design: Pattern no me-127
Yarn group B
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LARGE TREE:
Height: approx. 20 cm / 8''.
Materials:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
50 g color 18, green
50 g color 01, off white

The piece can also be crocheted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group B)" – see link below.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3.5 MM/E/4 – or the size needed to get 20 double crochets and 10 rows on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

ACCESSORIES: Stuffing
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SMALL TREE:
Height: approx. 17 cm / 6 3/4''.
Materials:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
50 g color 31, forest green
50 g color 01, off white

The piece can also be crocheted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group B)" – see link below.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3.5 MM/E/4 – or the size needed to get 20 double crochets and 10 rows on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

ACCESSORIES: Stuffing

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INFORMATION FOR THE PATTERN:

CROCHET INFO:
The first single crochet on round is replaced by 1 chain stitch. Finish round with 1 slip stitch in first chain stitch.
The first double crochet on round is replaced by 3 chain stitches. Finish round with 1 slip stitch in 3rd chain stitch.
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LARGE TREE:
The tree is worked top down. Work the bottom of the tree, then snow around it. To finish, fill the tree with stuffing and the bottom is crocheted onto tree.

Work 4 chain stitches with hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and green and form them to a ring with 1 slip stitch in first chain stitch.

ROUND 1: Work 8 single crochets around ring – read CROCHET INFO.
ROUND 2: * 1 double crochet in first single crochet, 2 double crochets in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 12 double crochets.
ROUND 3: * 1 single crochet in each of the 2 next double crochets, 2 single crochets in next double crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 16 single crochets.
ROUND 4: * 1 double crochet in each of the 3 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 20 double crochets.
ROUND 5: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 20 single crochets.
ROUND 6: * Work 4 chain stitches, skip 3 single crochets, work 1 slip stitch in back loop of next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 5 chain-spaces.
ROUND 7: Work slip stitches to first space, work 4 double crochets around first space, then work 5 double crochets around the next 4 spaces = 24 double crochets.
ROUND 8: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 24 single crochets.
ROUND 9: * 1 double crochet in each of the 5 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 28 double crochets.
ROUND 10: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 28 single crochets.
ROUND 11: * Work 4 chain stitches, skip 3 single crochets, work 1 slip stitch in back loop of next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 7 chain-spaces.
ROUND 12: Work slip stitches to first space, work 5 double crochets around first space, then work 5 double crochets around the next 6 spaces = 35 double crochets.
ROUND 13: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 35 single crochets.
ROUND 14: * 1 double crochet in each of the 6 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 40 double crochets.
ROUND 15: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 40 single crochets.
ROUND 16: * Work 4 chain stitches skip 3 single crochets, work 1 slip stitch in back loop of next single crochet * work from *-* to end of round = 10 chain-spaces.
ROUND 17: Work slip stitches to first space, *work 4 double crochets around first space, then work 5 double crochets around next space *, work from *-* to end of round = 45 double crochets.
ROUND 18: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 45 single crochets.
ROUND 19: * 1 double crochet in each of the 14 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 48 double crochet.
ROUND 20: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 48 single crochets.
ROUND 21: *Work 4 chain stitches, skip 3 single crochets, work 1 slip stitch in back loop of next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 12 chain-spaces.
ROUND 22: Work slip stitches to first space, work 5 double crochets around first space, then work 5 double crochets around the next 11 spaces = 60 double crochets.
ROUND 23: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 60 single crochets.
ROUND 24: Work 1 double crochet in each single crochet = 60 double crochets.
ROUND 25: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 60 single crochets.
ROUND 26: * Work 4 chain stitches, skip 3 single crochets, work 1 slip stitch in back loop of next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 15 chain-spaces.
ROUND 27: Work slip stitches to first space, * work 5 double crochets around each of the 4 first spaces, work 4 double crochets around next space *, work from *-* to end of round = 72 double crochets.
ROUND 28: Work 1 single crochet in each double crochet = 72 single crochets.
ROUND 29: Work 1 double crochet in each single crochet = 72 double crochets. Cut and fasten strand.

BOTTOM:
Work 4 chain stitches with hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and green and form them to a ring with 1 slip stitch in first chain stitch.
ROUND 1: Work 12 single crochets around the ring – read CROCHET INFO.
ROUND 2: Work 2 double crochets in each single crochet = 24 double crochets.
ROUND 3: * 1 single crochet in first double crochet, 2 single crochets in next double crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 36 single crochets.
ROUND 4: * 1 double crochet in each of the 2 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet*, work from *-* to end of round = 48 double crochets.
ROUND 5: * 1 single crochet in each of the 7 first double crochets, 2 single crochets in next double crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 54 single crochets.
ROUND 6: * 1 double crochet in each of the 8 first single crochets, 2 double crochets in next single crochet*, work from *-* to end of round = 60 double crochets.
ROUND 7: * 1 single crochet in each of the 4 first double crochets, 2 single crochets in next double crochet *, work from *-* to end of round = 72 single crochets. Cut and fasten strand.

SNOW:
The snow is worked in the last round of single crochets before spaces on the tree (rounds 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25). Work with off white and hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 as follows:

Work 1 slip stitch in first single crochet, * skip 1 single crochet, work 3 double crochets, 3 chain stitches, 3 double crochets in next single crochet, skip 1 single crochet, work 1 slip stitch in next single crochet *, work from *-* to end of round and finish with 1 slip stitch in first slip stitch on round. Cut and fasten strand.

Fill the tree with stuffing and lay bottom towards the tree. Crochet together with 1 single crochet through one stitch from both layers. Cut and fasten strand.

SMALL TREE:
Work as large tree, but in forest green. Finish after round 24 on tree and round 6 on bottom. Work snow in rounds 5, 10, 15 and 20 on tree. Cut and fasten strands.

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