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Joy Crochet Sign

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This crochet sign is fun for the holidays and easy to make. Have a joyous holiday season with this free crochet pattern.

Joy Crochet Sign

MATERIALS:

  • Size 10 crochet thread in Green and White of Red and White
  • size 7 crochet hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
  • 4 chenille stems for each JOY
  • 1/4” wide ribbon for hanger (optional),
  • invisible (clear) sewing thread
  • sewing needle

FINISHED SIZE:
4” wide X 3-1\4” (Y) tall.

Gauge:
3 hdc sts = 1\2”, 3 rows hdc = 1\2”

STEPS:

Work drop thread behind sts as you work.

With Green (or Red) and 7 hook ch-3, sl st to form a ring.

RND 1: Ch-1, work 3 hdc in ring, drop Green, join White, hdc twice in ring, pick up Green, drop White, hdc 3 time in ring, drop Green, pick up White, hdc in ring, do not turn.

CONTINUING: Hdc White in top of next st (should be a Green st),* drop White, pick up Green, hdc next 3 sts, drop Green, pick up White, hdc next 2 sts, * rep bet ** until piece is as long as you need (see instructions for ea letter) Then fasten off White, pick up Green hdc next 2 sts, sl st next st, fasten off Green.

J:
J is worked in two sections. Make one crochet pieces 3-1\4” long then fasten off. Make second piece 2” long and fasten off.

Cut a 6-1\2” length of chenille stem and a 4” length. Fold in half and twist to hold. Insert ea stem in appropriate crochet piece. With needle and thread sew ea open end closed. Sew 3-1\4” piece in the center of the 2” piece and then bend into a J.

O:

Make a 5” crochet piece and fasten off. Cut a 10” length of Chenille stem. Fold in half and twist to hold. Insert stem into the 5” crochet piece. Bend into an O shape and sew ends tog. Sew O to J at the top 2” and center of 3-1\4”.

Y:

Y is worked in two sections. Make one crochet pieces 3” long then fasten off. Make second piece 1-1\4” long and fasten off.

Cut a 6” length of chenille stem and a 2-1\2” length. Fold in half and twist to hold. Insert ea stem in appropriate crochet piece. With needle and thread sew ea open end closed. Sew 1-1\4” piece at about 1-1\4” down on longer piece and then bend into a Y. Sew Y to O at sides.

To make it into an ornament cut a 6” length of 1\4” wide ribbon. Loop ribbon around O and knot ends.


JOY can be used as an ornament for your Christmas tree, something extra on a package or scrape booking page or even as a pin.
 

 

 

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