Tricia's Tree Skirt

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Tricia's Tree Skirt

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Give your tree a rustic feel with this beautiful granny square tree skirt.

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The materials for this project cost $104.87

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Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Cherry, 77710Edit Color
$25.47

Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Heath Heather, 77215Edit Color
$16.98

Contrast C

Classic Wool Worsted | Peacock, 00218Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast D

Classic Wool Worsted | Yellow, 77615Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast E

Classic Wool Worsted | Natural Mix, 00229Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast F

Classic Wool Worsted | Plum Heather, 77307Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast G

Classic Wool Worsted | Pumpkin, 77605Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast H

Classic Wool Worsted | Taupe, 00227Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast I

Classic Wool Worsted | Moss Heather, 77525Edit Color
$8.49

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Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 buttons approx
¾" [2 cm] in diameter.

The materials for this project cost $104.87

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Contrast A Cherry (77710) 3
Contrast B Heath Heather (77215) 2
Contrast C Peacock (00218) 1
Contrast D Yellow (77615) 1
Contrast E Natural Mix (00229) 1
Contrast F Plum Heather (77307) 1
Contrast G Pumpkin (77605) 1
Contrast H Taupe (00227) 1
Contrast I Moss Heather (77525) 1
Tree Skirt: Approx 46" [117 cm] in diameter. Motif: Approx 7¼" [18.5 cm] across top edge, 12½" [32 cm] across bottom edge and 10" [25.5 cm] across side edges. Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 buttons approx ¾" [2 cm] in diameter.

GAUGE

14 sc and 17 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Motif 1 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using A as Color 1, B as Color 2, C as Color 3, D as Color 4, E as Color 5, F as Color 6, G as Color 7 and H as Color 8.
Motif 1

Motif 2 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using B as Color 1, C as Color 2, D as Color 3, E as Color 4, F as Color 5, G as Color 6, H as Color 7 and I as Color 8.
Motif 2

Motif 3 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using C as Color 1, D as Color 2, E as Color 3, F as Color 4, G as Color 5, H as Color 6, I as Color 7 and A as Color 8.
Motif 3

Motif 4 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using D as Color 1, E as Color 2, F as Color 3, G as Color 4, H as Color 5, I as Color 6, A as Color 7 and B as Color 8.
Motif 4

Motif 5 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using E as Color 1, F as Color 2, G as Color 3, H as Color 4, I as Color 5, A as Color 6, B as Color 7 and C as Color 8.
Motif 5

Motif 6 (make 2)
Work as for Basic Motif using F as Color 1, G as Color 2, H as Color 3, I as Color 4, A as Color 5, B as Color 6, C as Color 7 and D as Color 8.
Motif 6

Basic Motif (See Diagram I on page 3)
With Color 1, ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join Color 3 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout). (2 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join Color 4 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off.
5th rnd: Join Color 5 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off.
6th rnd: Join Color 6 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off.
7th rnd: Join Color 7 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times.
Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off.
8th rnd: Join Color 8 with sl st to first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (3 sc. Ch 2. 3 sc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) twice. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Ch 1. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 tr in next ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. (Ch 1. 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp) twice. (3 sc. Ch 2. 3 sc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 sc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Ch 1. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Notes:
• Remainder of Tree Skirt is worked in rows with RS facing throughout. Do not turn at end of rows.
• Ch 4 at beg of rows counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp throughout.

Inner Circle: (See Diagram II on page 3) With RS facing, join A with sl st to top right ch-2 sp corner of Motif 1.
1st row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp). *(3 dc in next ch-1 sp – shell made) 7 times. Ch 1. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice in corner ch-2 sp. Working across top of next Motif: (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice in corner ch-2 sp of next Motif. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster2tog made. Ch 1. Rep from * until all Motifs are joined (see Assembly Diagram), ending last rep with: Ch 1. 1 dc in corner ch-2 sp. Fasten off. Do not turn.
2nd row: Join B with sl st to 3rd ch of first ch-4 sp. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Shell in sp between next 2 shells. Rep from * to last shell. Shell in sp between last shell and last dc. Fasten off. Do not turn.
3rd row: Join C with sl st to top of ch-3. Ch 3. *(Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 6 times. Ch 1.** Cluster2tog. Ch 1. Rep from *10 times more, then from * to ** once. Shell in sp between last 2 shells. 1 dc in last dc. Fasten off.
4th row: Join D with sl st to top of ch-3. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Shell in sp between next 2 shells. Rep from * to last shell. Shell in sp between last shell and last dc. Fasten off.
5th row: Join E with sl st to top of ch-3. Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp). Cluster2tog. Ch 1. *Shell in sp between next 2 shells. Rep from * to last 3 shells Ch 1. Cluster2tog. Ch 1. 1 dc in last dc. Fasten off.
6th row: Join F with sl st to 3rd ch of first ch 4. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Shell in sp between next 2 shellss) 5 times. Ch 1. Cluster2tog. Ch 1. Rep from * 10 times more. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 4 times. Shell in sp between last shell and last dc. Fasten off.
7th row: Join G with sl st to top of first ch 3. Ch 3. *Shell in sp between next 2 shells. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc in last dc. Fasten off.
8th row: Join H with sl st to top of first ch 3. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *(Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 4 times. Ch 1. Cluster2tog. Ch 1. Rep from * 10 times more. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 4 times. Shells in last sp between last shell and last dc. Fasten off.
9th row: With I as 7th row.
10th row: With A, as 4th row.
11th row: Join B with sl st to top of first ch 3. Ch 3. Cluster2tog. Ch 1. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 3 times. *Ch 1. Shell 2tog. Ch 1. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 3 times. Rep from * 10 times more. 1 dc in last dc. Fasten off.
12th row: With C, as 4th row.
13th row: With D, as 7th row.
14th row: Join E with sl st to top of first ch 3. Ch 3. 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 3 times. *Ch 1. Cluster2tog. Ch 1. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) twice. Rep from * 10 times more. (Shell in sp between next 2 shells) 4 times.
Fasten off.
Sew sides of Motifs tog as shown in Assembly Diagram (see page 3), noting opening between first Motif 1 and last Motif 6.

Edging
With RS facing, join A with sl st to top of ch 3 of 14th row. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around entire edge of Tree Skirt. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Finishing
Sew buttons evenly spaced across open right side edge of Tree Skirt to correspond with sps at left side edge. Chain sps on opposite side edges of Tree Skirt will be used as buttonholes.