Lily Sugar 'n Cream Holiday Lights GarlandBack to category
Lily Sugar 'n Cream Holiday Lights Garland
With a guarantee they'll never run out of electrical power or that the bulbs you find in most other holiday lights will never break, Lily Sugar 'n Cream Holiday Lights Garland is a great alternative to regular holiday lights!
- Time:2 hours
1Use a gauge of 15 sc and 16 rows (4 inch) to crochet a bulb that measures approximately 3 inch tall. Be sure to check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviations: alt = alternating sc2tog = draw up a loop in each of the next two stitches. Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw through all loops on hook. Note: 1 skien of yarn makes approximately nine bulbs.
2Bulbs: (Front and Back make alike) With Red, ch 2. 1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. 2nd and alt rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 5 sc. 5th and 7th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 9 sc at end of last row. 8th to 10th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 11th and 12th rows: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. 5 sts at end of 12th row. Fasten off, leaving a long end. Sew sides of Front and Back, leaving top open. Stuff lightly.
3Repeat Step 2 eight more times, to create bulbs in Tangerine, Yellow, Sunshine, Hot Green, Dark Pine, Blueberry, Black Currant and Grape, respectfully.
4Bulb Tops: 1st row: Join Soft Ecru with sl st to first st at top right corner. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, 1 long sc in first st 2 rows below. (1 sc in next sc. 1 long sc in next st 2 rows below) twice. Turn. 5 sc. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 3rd row: Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Fasten off.
5Cord: With Soft Ecru, ch 110. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end of chain. Fasten off.
6Cut ribbon into 4 inch long pieces. Attach ribbon to each Bulb Top. Tie ribbons to Cord, spacing evenly as shown in picture.