How to Make a Thread Crochet Holiday Lace Ornament by Crochet Geek











How to Make a Thread Crochet Holiday Lace Ornament

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  How to Make a Thread Crochet Holiday Lace Ornament

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand How to Make a Thread Crochet Holiday Lace Ornament

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

TC - Triple Crochet

Materials
Size 10 steel crochet hook
Size 10 Thread
Tapestry Needle

Round ornament or ball 7 inches/18 cm around - You can also use the plastic children play balls for a non breakable ornament or Styrofoam ball wrapped in fabric.

Work a chain of 5, join with the beginning chain.

 
Round 1: Ch 1, *SC through the loop. CH 4 SC through the loop. (complete 7 times total from *) CH 1, work a HDC to join. (8 loops total) 



Round 2: Ch 1, *SC through the loop. CH 4, SC in the same CH, CH 4, SC in the next CH. (complete 7 times total from *) CH 4, SC in the same CH, CH 1, work a HDC to join. (12 loops total) 


Round 3: Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Ch 4,  SC in the next CH. (complete 15 times total from *) CH 1, work a HDC to join. (16 loops total)

Round 4-5:  Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Ch 5,  SC in the next CH, (complete 15 times total from *) CH 2, work a DC to join. (16 loops total)

Round 6-8:  Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Chain 7, SC in the next CH, (complete 15 times total from *) CH 3, work a TC to join. (16 loops total)

Round 9:  Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Chain 6, SC in the next CH, (complete 15 times total from *) CH 2, work a DC to join. (16 loops total)

Sew in the tail at the center.

Round 10: Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Chain 5, SC in the next CH, (complete 15 times total from *) CH 2, work a DC to join. (16 loops total)

Round 11:  Place the ornament/ball in the center of the cover after 8 single crochet. Ch 1, *SC through the loop around 16 times total. Join with the beginning stitch. This part will be awkward. Sew in all the tails.

Flower
Chain 4, join with the beginning chain.
Round 1: Ch 1, *SC through the loop. Ch 3, join with the beginning single crochet. (complete 6 times total from *) 


Petals
Round 2: SL ST in to the chain, CH 1, *SC in the chain, CH 1, 7 DC through the chain, CH 1, SC in the same chain.  Repeat from * for each petal.


Sew the flowers around the ornament.  You may want to embellish the center of the flower with beads.

Right Hand Version


Left Hand Version

Comments

  1. you are brilliant, never knew much till you came along

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  2. I love your video's and all of your patterns. Just a note though, on round 2 it should read (16 loops total)

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  3. Very nice, and izzy, but a great idea!

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  4. These are agreat, Teresa!
    I am going to post your links to your site on my site/blog.

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