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Christmas Bell Ornament Crochet Pattern

The Ye Olde Christmas Bell Ornament is the perfect addition to your holiday tree. It has that old-time Christmas feeling we all yearn for. Make a few for your tree, make several for a fun garland, make to give as gifts for family and friends. This is an ornament that can be handed down from generation to generation, quick to become a family heirloom.

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This ornament is available in three sizes. Each bell is 3″ tall, not including the hanger. Circumference: Small Bell 7″, Medium Bell 9″, Large Bell 11″. The smallest size is available for free below. If you would like the premium PDF, which includes all three sizes and a photo tutorial of the Pineapple Cluster Stitch used, click either button below.

Materials for Christmas Bell Ornament

#4 cotton in Ecru/Cream, Gold, Green, Red

Estimated yardage: 10-20 yds

US G (4mm) Hook

Tapestry Needle

Skill Level

Advanced beginner +

Abbreviation Used: {US Terms}

MC=main color

CC=contrasting color

MR=magic ring


sc=single crochet


ch 1-sp=chain 1 space

sl st=slip stitch

Inv Dec=invisible decrease

Christmas Bell Ornament Feature

This ornament was featured in 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop, which runs from October 27-November 7th 2021. Each day there will be a specific theme with 5-8 designs available for a free PDF download. Each day the patterns will be available as a free download for 24 hours starting at 12 am ET.

Remaining themes will be:



Christmas Garland/Wreaths

How to participate

Each day you will go to the main blog hop hub with the Day’s Pattern Roundup to get the codes by clicking the button below. Remember, there will be more than one pattern each day.

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Special Stitches

HBhdc {herringbone half double crochet}= yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st and first loop on hook, yo, pull through remaining 2 loops.

Ps{pineapple cluster stitch}= *yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull through* Rep between * 3 times, yo, pull through the first 8 loops on your hook, yo, pull through the 2 remaining loops on hook, ch 1 to close. Keep loops loose so you can pull through 8 easily.

If you are a more visual learner, the premium PDF includes a photo tutorial of the pineapple cluster stitch.


  • Ch 2 and ch 3 do not count as a stitches.
  • You may choose to starch your bells for added stability.

Small Christmas Bell Ornament: 7″ circumference

Rnd 1: With MC, using MR, 6 HBhdc in ring, pull ring closed, join with sl st in beginning st [6]

Rnd 2: ch 2, Inc each st around, join [12]

Rnd 3: ch 2, Hbhdc next, Inc next, around, join, changing to CC  [18]

Rnd 4: ch 3, Ps in same st, sk next st, *Ps next st, sk next st; rep from * around, join, changing to MC [9 Ps]

Rnd 5: ch 2, HBhdc in each Ps and ch 1-sp around, join [18]

Rnd 6: ch 2, HBhdc next 2, Inc next, around, join, changing to CC [24]

Rnd 7: ch 3, Ps in same st, sk next st, *Ps next st, sk next st; rep from * around, join, changing to MC [12 Ps]

Rnd 8: ch 2, HBhdc in each Ps and ch 1-sp around, join [24]

Rnd 9: ch 2, HBhdc next 3, Inc next, around, join, changing to CC [30]

Rnd 10: ch 1, sc around, join [30]  Fasten off. Weave in end.


With MC, ch 21, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across [20] Fasten off. Leave tail for sewing. Overlap the two ends. Sew together and sew to top of bell.

Bell Clapper: {Do not join. Mark 1st st of each rnd.}

Rnd 1: With MC, using MR, 6 sc in ring, pull ring closed [6]

Rnd 2: Inc each st around [12]

Rnd 3: Inv Dec each st around [6]

Leave an extra-long tail. Weave opening closed. Leave yarn on needle. Insert needle through top of bell and pull the bell clapper to where its just showing under bell {where you would see a bell clapper on a real bell} Fasten off. Weave in end.

Hang on your tree and enjoy!

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Check out some other holiday patterns here:

Unicorn Ornament

Holiday Towels

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