Easy Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament Pattern – Free PDF

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If you are looking for a quick and cute Christmas Tree ornament to stitch up and get some practice in with the single crochet back loop only stitch, then this could be the perfect pattern for you. This tree can be a great way to use up some leftover scrap yarn you have, each tree only needs 42 yards of yarn to complete.

This pattern has a free video tutorial and a free downloadable PDF is available too.

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  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms.
  • The starting chains at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
  • The finished size is 5-6 inches tall x 5 – 5.5 inches at the widest point across the bottom (the exact size will depend on the yarn you use)
  • Stuffing is optional.
  • To make this ornament you make 2 triangles, then join with a single crochet border


  • 42 yards of a #4 medium-weight yarn 
  • 4.5 mm ( 7 ) crochet hook
  • Yarn needle to weave in ends
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Markers (optional)
  • Stuffing (optional)

Crochet Stitches Used:

Video Tutorial

Written Pattern with Pictures and Timestamp Links to Video Tutorial:

Initial Triangle: 

Make 2 of these

Foundation Chain (01:45): ch 2

Row 1 (01:58): sc 3 times in the 1st ch of the Foundation chain(3 sts)

Row 2 (02:31): ch 1, turn, sc-blo 2x in the 1st st, sc-blo in next st, sc-blo in last st (4 sts)

The back loop of a crochet stitch is highlighted with a red dash below. To do a back loop only stitch insert the hook only under the part of the stitch with the red dash.

Rows 3 – 20 (03:39): ch 1, turn, sc-blo 2x in the 1st st, * sc-blo in the next st, repeat from * all across (each row will increase by 1 st)

(05:07) Fasten Off and Weave in Ends for the 1st one, don’t fasten off for 2nd one

Border and Trunk(05:33): 

Diagram showing arrows for direction of border around triangles

Place the two triangles on top of each other, 

Continuing with the connected yarn sl st the 2 pieces together in the 1st corner, going into the same corner st, sc 4 times into the corner, going down the side towards the top sc evenly, sc 4 times into the top corner, sc evenly down the other side, sc 4 times into the corner,

(You can start to add stuffing before starting the bottom part of the border)

sc over each of the next 13 sts, ch 1, turn


Row 1 (starting in the 1st st) sc over each of the next 5 sts, ch 1 turn

Row 2 (starting in the 1st st) sc over each of the next 5 sts, 

sl st back down the 2 rows of 2 sc for the trunk

Border Continuation: 

(Finish stuffing before continuing to complete the border)

Continue to sc across the rest of the bottom of the tree, sl st to join last sc to 1st sc of the border.

Fasten Off and Weave in Ends

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    1. Hi Sue! The Orange outlined box towards the top of the page that has the title: “Ad Free PDF is Available through our Free Pattern Library” has a sign up box for the newsletter, the free pattern library is available for newsletter subscribers. You can get the free PDF pattern to download through that.

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