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Thursday, 29 December 2016
A SUPERB LITTLE XMAS TREE
A SUPERB LITTLE XMAS TREE
I am in the process of making a
whole load of little things to send off to a really good friend for Christmas, and this is the
first blog on the huge basket that’s headed her way. It’s a huge surprise (I
hope) that her husband and I are orchestrating .. so fingers crossed that it’s
all gonna work out OK.
Materials used:Today I’ve used a combination of our lovely Indian Vardhaman
Millenium DK ply yarn and some Bernat Baby Coordinates in off-white
Sometime back I saw this awesome video for a
Christmas tree shared on Facebook. Obviously, it went into my “Must do” list
and then this opportunity presented itself.
I should also say that this oh, so easy
(literally) 5-minute craft video is all that it purports to be – it does take
just 5 minutes.
This is not really a crochet project though,
unless you are going to make some crochet little hanging objects off the tree –
but it is such a cute end product that it must be shown.
I also love to check out all the crafts that
*seem* so easy, to double check that they really are.. and this one, I give a
huge tick.. IT IS THIS EASY!
For this project, I’ve used the free pattern
from this stunning video called how to make a DIY Zen Garden at https://youtu.be/_lsk--Q5RMA
The wonderful designer in this video has made a lot more stunning things but I've only made the Xmas tree from here. I oh, so loved the little snowman and the sled, but that's kept on a back burner for another date.
Three pom pom starting bits made...
Tree base attached and decorated
No tree base needed
and both trees ready to be shipped out!
For the Xmas tree, I used green Indian Vardhaman
Millenium DK acrylic 4-ply yarn and for the off-white one, I’ve used Bernat
I used a small circular piece of thermo Cole for
the base of the green tree and masked the end of the base with a shiny silver
lace to give it a cuter “WOW” effect.
This is a tree meant for the inside of the house, so it has a stand.
The white tree is meant to be a real tree that is standing outside, in your
garden, all laden heavy with snow, so one can’t really see the base of the
tree, as it’s embedded in the snow.
Now ain’t that a lovely picture I’ve painted?
Right then.. go ahead and click on that link..
and enjoy this 1-2-3 craft.
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