Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Pattern — Part 3: The Edging

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This week we will be working on our edging and finishing up our tree skirts (yay!). I hope you have been loving the project so far! If you are just joining in now, you can find the patterns for the first two parts here …

Part 1: The Grannies

Part 2: The Star

Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Pattern — Part 3: The Edging

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Click here to reference Crochet Abbreviations or here to reference Crochet Stitch Symbols.

Note: The edging is worked completely from the right side. Do not turn your work after each row; instead, fasten off and rejoin yarn in the first stitch from the previous row.

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First off, join your white yarn in the back loop of the third single crochet of the corner grouping of the first square after your skirt opening as illustrated by the green arrow in image above and the blue arrow in Diagram A below.

Row 1: Ch 1, working in back loops only for the entire row, *work 1 sc in each of the next 33 sts, 3 sc in center sc of corner grouping below (see Diagram B), 1 sc in next 33 sts, sc2tog in first sc of corner grouping of current square and third sc from corner grouping of next square (see Diagram C), rep from * four more times, work 1 sc in each of the next 33 sts, 3 sc in center sc of corner grouping below, 1 sc in next 33 sts, Sl st in next st and fasten off.

Row 2: Join white in first sc of Row 1, ch 3, work 1 dc in each of the next 33 sts, 5 dc in center sc of sc grouping below, *1 dc in each of the next 69 sts, 5 dc in center sc of sc grouping below, rep from * four more times, work 1 dc in each of the next 34 sts, fasten off.

Row 3: Join red in the top of the beginning ch-3 from Row 2, ch 1, work 1 sc in same ch as join, ch 1, skip next st, *work 1 sc in next st, ch 1, skip next st, rep from * 16 more times, work [1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc] in center dc of dc grouping below (see Diagram B), ch 1, skip next st, **work 1 sc in next st, ch 1,  skip next st, rep from ** 35 more times, work [1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc] in center dc of dc grouping below, ch 1, skip next st +, rep from ** to + four more times, ***work 1 sc in next st, ch 1, skip next st, rep from *** 16 more times, 1 sc in last st, fasten off.

Row 4: Join white in first st of Row 3, ch 3, work 2 dc in each of the next 18 ch-1 sps, work 5 dc in ch-3 corner sp, *work 2 dc in each of the next 37 ch-1 sps, work 5 dc in ch-3 corner sp, rep from * four more times, work 2 dc in each of the next 18 ch-1 sps , work 1 dc in last st, fasten off.

Row 5: Join red in the top of the beginning ch-3 from Row 4, *work 1 sc in same ch as join and in each of the next 38 sts, work 3 sc in center dc of dc grouping below, *work 1 sc in each of the next 77 sts, work 3 sc in center dc of dc grouping below, rep from * four more times, work 1 sc in each st to the end, fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Block to shape if desired (see my tutorial How to Block Knit and Crochet Items).

Diagram A.

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Diagram B.

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Diagram C.

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I hope you love your new granny Christmas tree as much as I love mine! I would love to see your projects.
Feel free to share them on my Facebook page or tag me on Instagram … I would love to see them 🙂

Click here for more free Christmas crochet patterns.

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Crochet Christmas Tree Patterns Pretty Picot Snowflake Crochet Pattern Peppermint Candies Christmas Crochet Pattern Granny Star Crochet Pattern gift card holder crochet pattern Little wreath crochet pattern

3 Responses to Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Pattern — Part 3: The Edging

  1. Marilyn November 17, 2014 at 11:10 am #

    This pattern is so fun, Kara!

  2. Preeti December 1, 2014 at 11:28 pm #

    Lovely edging, Kara!!:)

  3. Nicole December 29, 2014 at 4:10 pm #

    Is Row 5 done in BLO? The picture looks different from the instructions…

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