These pine trees stand approximately 7 inches tall and are suitable for all crocheters. I hope you enjoy this pattern, and if you post pictures, please credit appropriately and hashtag #laurajaworski/tag me @bugburrypond so I can share your creations.
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Happy crocheting & happy holiday season! 🌲
Skill Level: Easy
These pine trees stand approximately 7 inches tall when made with a size 4 hook and worsted weight yarn.
Worsted weight yarn (green, brown, white)
4.0 mm hook
Needle for sewing
Polyester or other stuffing
Stitch marker, safety pin, or small piece of yarn to count rounds
Beads for decorations (optional)
MC = Magic circle
St = Stitch
Sc = Single crochet stitch
2tog = Crochet two together, also known as decrease (invisible decrease preferred)
Ss = Slip stitch
Puff = Puff stitch (see pattern notes)
Rep = Repeat
Inc = Increase
Ch1 = Chain one
BLO = Back loop only
FLO = Front loop only
F/o = Finish off
A note about the magic circle:
Also known as a magic loop or magic ring. If you prefer not to use a magic circle, simply create a slip knot, chain two, and begin by placing your first round of stitches into the first chain. Pull tightly on your tail to close the gap and continue with the pattern as written. Once you have worked a few more rounds, weave your yarn tail back and forth on the underside to secure your piece and close any remaining gap.
A note about counting stitches:
Using a stitch marker, safety pin, or small piece of yarn to mark the first stitch of each round will help you track your progress. Move the marker as you complete each round.
A note about BLO & FLO:
For the back loop only round, you will work all of your stitches into the back loop of each stitch. For the front loop only round, you will work all of your stitches into the front loop of each stitch. For all other rounds, work into both loops of each stitch.
A note about gauge:
The size of your trees will be determined by a number of factors; your hook, the yarn you’ve chosen, and even how tightly or loosely you crochet can significantly change the size of your work.
A note about reading the pattern:
Before beginning a pattern, it helps to read through the abbreviations list. If you need help with a technique, refer to a written or video tutorial, or keep a crochet book handy. Below is a round from the pattern, followed by a detailed description of the instructions.
Rnd 4: 2sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (24)
Beginning round four, add one single crochet into each of the next two stitches. Add two single crochet stitches in the following stitch. Repeat the pattern of one single crochet in each of the next two stitches followed by an increase until you reach the end of round four. There should be 24 stitches in your completed round.
A note about the puff stitch:
To crochet the puff stitch for this pattern, yarn over, insert your hook into the next stitch space, yarn over, pull up a loop, *yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop* 3 times (9 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook. Complete each puff stitch with a ch1.
Now let’s get started!
Pine Tree in the Snow (beginning at the top, with green yarn):
Rnd 1: MC with 4sc (4)
Rnd 2: 1sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (6)
Rnd 3: 1sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (9)
Rnd 4: 2sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (12)
Rnd 5-6: 1sc in each st (12)
Rnd 7: 1sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (18)
Rnd 8-9: 1sc in each st (18)
Rnd 10: 2sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (24)
Rnd 11-12: 1sc in each st (24)
Rnd 13: 3sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (30)
Rnd 14-15: 1sc in each st (30)
Rnd 16: 4sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (36)
Rnd 17-18: 1sc in each st (36)
Rnd 19: 5sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (42)
Rnd 20-21: 1sc in each st (42)
Rnd 22: BLO 5sc then 2tog, rep (36)
Rnd 23: 4sc then 2tog, rep (30)
(Begin stuffing your tree; you can continue to stuff as you go.)
Rnd 24: 3sc then 2tog, rep (24)
Rnd 25: 2sc then 2tog, rep (18)
Rnd 26: 1sc then 2tog, rep (12)
(Switch to brown yarn.)
Rnd 27: FLO sc in each st around (12)
Rnd 28-35: 1sc in each st (12)
(Stuff your tree trunk firmly enough so that it will stand but not so firmly that it warps the shape.)
Rnd 36: BLO 2tog 6 times (6)
Snip your yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave your yarn tail around the front loops of the six remaining stitches and pull to close. Weave your yarn back and forth or knot to secure, then hide the yarn tail inside the trunk, pulling up slightly so your tree sits flat.
Rnd 37: Attach your white yarn to the front loop of the first st of rnd 35 and ch1. FLO 1sc then 2sc in the next st, rep (Note: your first sc will be in the same st as your ch1) (18)
Rnd 38: Ss & ch1 in the first st, sc in the same st, sc in the next st, puff. *2sc, puff* to the end of the rnd. (24)
F/o & weave in your yarn tails.
Rnd 39: Attach your green yarn to the front loop of the first st of rnd 21. FLO *ch3, ss to the next st* to the end of the rnd.
F/o & weave in your yarn tails.
Finger block your tree so it stands nicely; make sure that all of the puff stitches are pushed outward.
Decorating Your Pine Tree:
You can decorate your pine tree any way you like! Try adding beads for decorations and a crocheted chain as garland. Miniature lights, wooden cutouts, or handmade decorations would all be lovely.
Click here for The Holiday Gnome Free Crochet Pattern.
And now you’re done! I hope you enjoy this pine tree & if you post pictures, please credit appropriately & hashtag #laurajaworski so I can share your work! You can find me @bugburrypond on Instagram, Facebook, & Pinterest.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me.
Happy crocheting, happy holiday season, and have a beautiful day. 💕
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