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Carousel Mini Christmas Tree Skirt
designed by Kim Guzman © Dec. 2016
Technique: Regular Crochet
This tree skirt (and all the ornaments in the set) are for a small two-foot tabletop tree. The skirt measures only 12″ across.
- Nazli Gelin Garden Metallic Size 10 Thread (shown in mint and magenta)
- Size 7 thread hook
Row 1: With A, ch 66, sk first ch, *sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 3 ch, rep from * to last ch, sc in last ch, turn: 16 ch-3 sps.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, rep from * to last ch-3 sp, turn, leaving rem sts unworked: 15 ch-3 sps.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk sc and next ch-3 sp, *sc in next sc, ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, rep from * to last sc, sc in last sc, turn: 14 ch-3 sps.
Rows 4-15: Rep rows 2-3. On final row, 2 ch-3 sps.
Row 16: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, turn, leaving rem sts unworked: 1 ch-3 sp.
Row 17: Ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, sc in last sc, turn.
Note: The next row will close up all the short rows previously worked. You will work all the way back to the beginning, stepping down like stair steps.
Row 18:: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk sc, sc in side of next sc, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, rep from * to last 2 sc before last ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk sc, sc in side of next sc, ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, sc in last sc, change to B on last sc, turn: 16 ch-3 sps.
Note: When changing colors, drop the old color and begin working with the new color without cutting off. Cutting off is unnecessary until the Wedges are complete.
Row 19: Now with B, ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, rep from * across, turn: 16 ch-3 sps.
Rows 20-36: Rep rows 2-18, changing to A on last sc.
Repeat Wedges until desired number has been created and fasten off. 20 Wedges will make a flat disc. If you want it to sit up higher and drape down, you won’t need as many Wedges.
Weave in ends securely.