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Christmas Tree Applique Free Pattern

This cute Christmas Tree Applique is perfect to whip up to add to your seasonal home d├ęcor. Add to a pillow or blanket. Make a festive table runner with trees on both ends. Have a craft day with your kids and let them glue on decorations. It works up super quick and is great for using up yarn scraps.

This applique is also a part of the EVERY DAY WALL HANGING FREE CAL. Each applique snaps on and off for a unique wall hanging you can change as you please. This is the fourth applique in the set. You will also find a pumpkin, sunflower, and poinsettia. More will be releasing in the months to come. Make sure you are following along so you don’t miss out.

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This wall hanging is free here on my blog along with the appliques that have been released thus far. If you prefer an ad-free, downloadable PDF, it is available in my Ravelry Shop as a bundle. You pay one low price for the wall hanging and the appliques that have released. Once you purchase the pattern, you will receive updates to the pattern each time a new applique releases. To purchase or head to the free version, click either button below.

A cream colored crochet wall hanging with crochet appliques including a pumpkin, sunflower, poinsettia, Christmas tree, and flower.

Supplies needed for the Christmas Tree Applique

#4 Cotton Lion Brand 24/7 Small amounts for the applique {Use up your scraps}

US G (4mm) Furls hook, or size needed to obtain tree measurements

Tapestry needle

If you are using this applique for the Every Day Wall Hanging, you will also need:

Large metal sew-on snaps

Plastic Canvas

Skill Level

Advanced beginner +

Size

4″ wide by 7 1/2″ tall

A Christmas Tree Applique with yellow star and brown trunk lies on a cream colored crochet background.

Abbreviations Used {US Terms}

Fhdc=foundation half double crochet

HBhdc=herringbone half double crochet

tog=together

ch=chain

PS=pineapple cluster st

sk=skip

dc=double crochet

rep=repeat

sl st=slip stitch

st(s)=stitch(es)

sc=single crochet

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Special Stitches

HBhdc: yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull through st and first loop on hook, yo, pull through remaining 2 loops.

Ps{Pineapple cluster st}: *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. Make sure you keep loops loose so you can pull through 8 easily.

Picot: ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook

Notes

ch 3 on Ps rows counts as a stitch.

Pattern Instructions

Tree:

Row 1: Fhdc 18

Row 2: ch 1, HBhdc first 2 sts tog, HBhdc across until last 2 sts, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [16]

Row 3: ch 3, Ps next, (ch 1, sk st, Ps next) 6 times, ch 1, sk next, dc last st, turn [7 Ps, 7 ch 1-sp, 2 dc]

Row 4: ch 1, HBhdc first st and ch 1-sp tog, HBhdc across, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [14]

Row 5: ch 1, HBhdc across, turn [14]

Row 6: ch 3, Ps next, (ch 1, sk st, Ps next) 6 times, ch 1, sk next, dc last st, turn [6 Ps, 6 ch 1-sp, 2 dc]

Row 7: ch 1, HBhdc first st and ch 1-sp tog, HBhdc across, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [12]

Row 8: ch 1, HBhdc across, turn [12]

Row 9: ch 3, Ps next, (ch 1, sk st, Ps next) 6 times, ch 1, sk next, dc last st, turn [5 Ps, 5 ch 1-sp, 2 dc]

Row 10: ch 1, HBhdc first st and ch 1-sp tog, HBhdc across, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [10]

Row 11: ch 1, HBhdc across, turn [10]

Row 12: ch 3, Ps next, (ch 1, sk st, Ps next) 6 times, ch 1, sk next, dc last st, turn [4 Ps, 4 ch 1-sp, 2 dc]

Row 13: ch 1, HBhdc first st and ch 1-sp tog, HBhdc across, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [8]

Row 14: ch 1, HBhdc across, turn [8]

Row 15-18: ch 1, HBhdc first 2 sts tog, HBhdc across until last 2 sts, HBhdc last 2 sts tog, turn [6,4,2,1] Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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Trunk:

Join brown in 7th st on bottom of tree

Row 1: ch 1, HBhdc next 4 sts, turn [4]

Rows 2-3: ch 1, HBhdc across, turn [4] Fasten off. Weave in end.

Star:

Rnd 1: With yellow using MR, 5 sc in ring, pull to close, sl st in first st [5]

Rnd 2: *ch 3 Picot, sl st next st; rep from * 4 more times, sl st first st [5 Picots] Fasten off. Leave tail for sewing.  Sew star to top of tree.

Optional: Steam block the applique

The following instructions are for using this applique with the Every Day Wall Hanging.

Using the tree as a template, cut the plastic canvas slightly smaller than the shape. Sew section of metal snap with the nub facing up to the middle of the plastic canvas tree shape. Sew plastic canvas to back of tree with snap facing out.

I hope you enjoyed making this Christmas Tree Applique. Check out my other appliques below.

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