Christmas Chalkboard - Free Crochet Pattern
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Size: 12" wide x 15" tall.
- 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.
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.Poinsettia
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.
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.
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.
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.
USE PHOTO AS A GUIDE
- 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.