Monday, 8 December 2014

advent calender day 8

Its day 8 and today I've got a very quick pattern for you to hang on your Christmas tree.

Advent calendar 8

Candy cane by Liz Ward

You will need;
Cotton DK weight yarn in white and red
3.5mm crochet hook
Wool needle
pipe cleaner

Stitches and Abbreviations
Sl st –slip stitch
dc – double crochet

Starting in white yarn and make a magic ring and work 6dc into the ring. Six sts
Rnd 1: (dc in the first st, 2dc in the next st) repeat to end. 9sts
Change to red yarn at the end of this round and start strip pattern, 2 rnds red, 2 rounds white. Keeping colour changes to the back of your work
Rnd 2-36: dc in each to end.
Rnd 37: (dc2tog, dc in the next st) repeat to end. 6sts

Fasten off. Stuff with a pipe cleaner and bend into shape. Sew closed the hold in the base.

Add hanging loop if required.

Candy cane by Liz Ward

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