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Christmas Chalkboard - Free Crochet Pattern

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Easy Skill


Size: 12" wide x 15" tall.

Materials:Craft or Hot Glue; 6 Pearl Stamens;

2 strands Gold Ribbon (36" length of each, 1/4" wide and ½" wide); Chalkboard (11 ½" x 8 ½");

Yarn Needle; Worsted Weight Yarn;

Green (G) 3 oz, 165 yd (84 g, 149 m); Small amounts of Red (R) and Yellow (Y).

Crochet Hook: Size I-9(5.50 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: Rnd 1should be slightly smaller than the outer edge of your chalkboard.



beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
tr - treble crochet
yo - yarn over


When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.


Special Stitches

V-st:  (Dc, ch 2, dc) in same st or sp.

Picot:Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.



Rnd 1:  With G, ch 110, being careful not to twist chain, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout)(dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same ch as joining, * dc in next 22 ch, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch, dc in next 31 ch *, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch; rep from * to * once more; join with sl st to first dc. (122 dc)

Rnd 2:  Sl st in next 2 dc and next corner ch-2 sp, ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), (dc, ch 2, v-st) in same ch-2 sp, ** ch 1, skip next 2 dc, * v-st in next dc, ch 1, skip next 2 dc; rep from * across, (v-st, ch 2, v-st) in corner ch-2 sp, rep from ** around, end; ch 1, skip next 2 dc, (v-st in next dc, ch 1, skip next 2 dc) across to next corner; join with sl st to first dc. (46 V-sts)

Rnd 3:  Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, [(dc, picot) 6 times, dc] in next ch-2 sp, * sc in next ch-2 sp, [(dc, picot) 6 times, dc] in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st to first sc. (25 shells) Finish off and weave in ends.



Rnd 1 (Right Side):  With Y, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc. (6 sc) Finish off. 



First Petal

Row 1: With right side facing, join R with sl st to any sc, * ch 1, 2 sc in same sc, 2 sc in next sc. (4 sc) CH 1, TURN EACH ROW

Row 2:2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in last sc. (6 sc)

Row 3:Sc in each sc across. 

Rows 4-8:Sc in each sc across to last, leave last sc unworked. 

At end of Row 8 there will be 1 sc. Do not finish off.


Petals 2-6

Ch 1, turn, working in ends of rows, sl st along side of Petal, sl st in last sc worked of Ponsettia Rnd 1, sl st in next sc; rep from * of Petal Row 1 for remaining petals.

After 6 petals are completed, finish off and weave in all ends. 


Hollies(Make 2)

Row 1:  With G, ch 2, 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (4 sc) CH 1, TURN EACH ROW. 

Rows 2-8:Work as for Rows 2-8 of Poinsettia Petals.  At the end of Row 8, finish off and weave in ends. 



- Glue right side of Ruffle to back edge of Chalkboard.

- Holding 2 strands of Ribbon together at the same time, tie a 6-inch bow. Glue bow to top corner of board.

- Glue Pearls to center of Poinsettia.

- Glue Poinsettia over center of bow.

- Glue Hollies at sides of Poinsettia.


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