Christmas Bulbs

Here’s the last of my Victorian style Christmas ornaments. They are basic/simple bulb style ornaments. They can be made in solid colors or stripes, however you choose.

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Bulbs:

Supplies:
F hook
Medium weight yarn in 4 ( I used Lily’s sugar and cream )
Poly fill stuffing
Yarn needle
Silver yarn, ( optional )
Glitter glue ( optional )

Bulb:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. sc in each st around – 5
3. 2sc in each st around – 10
4. ( sc, 2sc )5x – 15
5. sc around – 15
6. ( sc 2, 2sc )5x – 20
7. sc around – 20
8. ( sc 3, 2sc )5x – 25
9-14. sc around – 25
15. ( sc 3, dec )5x – 20
16. sc around – 20
-begin stuffing, keep stuffing firm.
17. ( sc 2, dec )5x – 15
18. sc around – 15
19. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
20. sc around – 10
21. dec 5, fasten off, sew shut

Top: ( optional )
Ch 2
1. 4sc in second ch from hk – 4
2. 2sc in each st around – 8
3. sc around in back loops only – 8
4. sc around – 8
Fasten off.
Sew on to top

It’s hard to see in the photo, but I used fine glitter glue and covered a few stripes only. It glitters lovely in the light!

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Crochet “Paper Cones”

First of all apparently today is the one year anniversary of my humble little blog!
Alright onto the more important matters: a new pattern for you!
I’m starting you off with the “paper cone”, how cute would a bunch of these be filled with candies hanging off your tree. Your holiday guests can take one home with them as a quick little gift.

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“Paper Cones”
Supplies:

Medium weight yarn in 4
F hook
Yarn needle
Embellishments ( optional )

Ch 2
1. 6sc in second ch from hk – 6
2. sc around – 6
3. ( sc 2, 2sc )2x – 8
4. sc around – 8
5. ( sc 3, 2sc )2x – 10
6. sc around – 10
7. ( sc 4, 2sc )2x – 12
8. sc around – 12
9. ( sc 5, 2sc )2x – 14
10. sc around – 14
11. ( sc 6, 2sc )2x – 16
12. sc around – 16
13. ( sc 7, 2sc )2x – 18
14. sc around – 18
15. ( sc 8, 2sc )2x – 20
16. sc around – 20
17. ( sc 9, 2sc )2x – 22
18. sc around – 22
19. ( sc 10, 2sc )2x – 24
20. sc around – 24
21. ( sc 11, 2sc )2x – 26
22. sc around – 26
23. ( sc 12, 2sc )2x – 28
24. sc around – 28
25. ( sc 13, 2sc )2x – 30
26. sc around – 30
27. slp st around

For the loop, I chained 25 and slip stitched into the edge.
If using a ribbon, weave in ends and sew onto back of edge.

They work up quickly and easily!