Monday, December 9, 2013

Tree Making

Alessandra from the blog homemade@myplace shared a tutorial in November for a Christmas tree decoration that I finally worked up the other night.  It's very easy to make and put together.  
 I forgot that Ale said she crocheted two strands together so I made a second one, which of course turned out bigger so needed a bigger star.  I also tied the circles together at the front to make them look like little red bows decorating the tree.  I think I like the first version better so will make more like that.
On the first tree I used the one round tiny star pattern from Fiber Flux and on the second one I used the teeny tiny star pattern from Attic 24.

Happy holidays,

35 comments:

  1. Oh what a lovely tree you've made!!! Ale's pattern is quite popular these days and the tree collections is going strong with every day!

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  2. They are both so cute and Ale's pattern is so sweet! I need to give them a try! Wishing you a blessed Christmas season! xo Heather

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  3. Those are sweet trees you've created.
    Love the little red bows.

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  4. I like both of them, they each came out a little different but they are both really sweet.

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  5. I like them both - they're very cute. :)

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  6. I had to read this post as soon as I saw the thumbnail of it in my blog links... was not disappointed - this is so delightful!!

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  7. Very, very sweet. Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree...how lovely are your branches.

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  8. Now that is some crafty cuteness! Fun!
    xo Catherine

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  9. Thank you Tammy !!!! your trees are both adorable!!!! I'll make a post about them in few days!!!!!
    ....it's so funny to read the previous comments about both my trees and myself!!!! Thank you all for your nice words!!!
    xxxxxx Ale

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  10. Hi Tammy, I love your little trees!
    I was just looking over your last couple of posts and adored the pinecone! The felafels look totally yummy too. I've not been blogging much, trying to catch up! Enjoy those holiday bazaars, I do-I get almost all of my gifts at craft fairs. Now to learn to crochet...
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  11. Good job on making your little tree! Isn't it fun to make things during the holidays?

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  12. Such happy trees! Love them!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  13. These crocheted trees are wonderful. I like the red bow effect. In reviewing your posts I missed I love your crocheted pinecones. I never thought to crochet any as I have lots of real ones that fall all over. December Delights Dear...

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  14. I love this little tree! Very clever design.

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  15. Dearest Tammy,
    The first one you did is very cute looking and the star on top is so special. The second one looks very nice too and we cannot tell how much bigger it actually is...
    Enjoy these fun projects!
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  16. As promised, I've featured your tree!!!!!
    thank you, xxxxx Ale
    http://homemadeatmyplace.blogspot.com/2013/12/another-sweet-tree.html#links

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  17. Lovely trees. I like your idea of the red bows in front. Have a great week. Hugs

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  18. Lovely lil' tree Tammy,very cute..... So its festive time round the corner :) Enjoy your holidays

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  19. SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Christmasy!!! ADORABLE - stay warm, my friend...looking forward to the holidays here in the desert, as well! XOXO

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  20. I love both your trees Tammy - how satisfying - mission accomplished!

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  21. I love them both. So glad you have picked up your hook again.
    Meredith

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  22. Very cute decoration! I just read your previous post too...with the kidney bean falafels. Those look really good and something a little different. I've only had traditional falafel. Will go take a look at this recipe!

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  23. These are so cute. I'm trying to finish up my Christmas presents but I can't believe how time flies. Hoping to begin quilting my sister's quilt tomorrow. Should be finished by Christmas.

    Hope you are having a wonderful week. My granddaughters have "8 more days" according to the youngest one.

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  24. What a sweet little tree. I have to try this. I also need to try the recipe below, looks wonderful and have to tell you I'm trying the vegan approach (brnd new of course only a few days in and searching for recipes. Wish me luck! Blessings.

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  25. These are so cute! You did a wonderful job!

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  26. Dearest Tammy,

    I am back from the blog break!
    Your trees look so sweet :o))
    Thanks you very much for your kind words about my break - now I'm glad that I'm with you again: o)

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    Love, Traude ♥♥♥♥

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  27. Thats super! what a lovely idea...thanks for sharing with us all...need all the help we can get at this time of year!?
    bestest daisy j x

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  28. Dearest Tammy,
    Found some very cute crocheted Christmastree for you: http://www.annoocrochet.com/2013/11/tree-ornaments-free-pattern.html
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  29. Those are really sweet! I've done a few stars this year but mostly knitting hats for gifts which aren't looking like they'll get done in time. LOL! Oh well, they'll be surprised AFTER Christmas.
    Yours are darling...I like both of them and how completely different they turned out. Happy Holidays!

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