Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Creative Christmas: Crocheted Christmas Trees

Just a quick little post from me today as I'm already falling behind on my list of "things to do".
I just had to stop and tell you much I am getting into the spirit of things!!! I bought my Christmas tree yesterday and spent the evening decorating it (pictures coming soon), the Christmas decorations are out of storage boxes and stockings are hanging from the drawers! I get excited just thinking about returning home from work tonight to my Christmas tree with its twinkly lights :-)

Now one of my Christmas decorations I simply must share with you, are these lovely little crocheted Christmas trees. They are a real favourite of mine and I love seeing them sat perfectly on a table or on top of the drawers looking out over the apartment.

I have four in total, ranging from a very tiny light green one:

  Up to a much darker and more substantial one:
They were actually made a few Christmases ago with an amazing pattern by June Gilbank. Despite being a few years old they always come out of the storage box looking fresh and as festive as ever.

They are topped with cute little stars that simply shine Christmas cheer!!

Sat on my chest of drawers amongst a scattering of pine cones

I imagine them to be grouped together deep in a forest surrounded by frosty snow.

They are one of my favourite decorations and very worthy to be shared with you lovely people! I hope you liked seeing them!
Speak soon!!!

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  1. Very nice! Looks difficult to crochet but i'm gonna try.

  2. Those trees look great Matt, I'm going to have to make some! Now how many different Stylecraft greens have I got.....
    Angie x

  3. Oh are fast becoming one of my top favorite sites!!!!!! I just adore your style!!!!!! Love the tree!! I have such Christmas spirit!!! Thanks for such a great blog to follow!!! Merry Christmas! Say hello to Dennis......

    1. That's very kind of you to say!!! I'm truly having a blast working on my blog and love that others are enjoying it also!! When I get lovely comments like yours it really fuels me to be more creative!!! Soooo Thank you!! xx

  4. that is another way to use the blackberry stitch...I did say I had had enough of that yarn gobbling stitch but these are so small, and so perfectly formed! Keep on inspiring us all. Fiona

  5. Hello too!!
    ... loving you blog, the simple clean style, your makes and the chit chat!! and and and..... just superb
    I adore my crochet and love finding someone with the 'right' style to follow,
    Thank you thank you dont ever stop!!
    daisy j

  6. Lovely, Matt! Gorgeous! I love it too!

  7. Какие красивые елки! Потрясающе!

  8. Truly lovely trees, everything is so beautiful and I love your blog! Merry Christmas!!

  9. I'm so in love with your creations. Congratulationand thanks for sharing your ideas

  10. Oh my goodness.. I love your trees, so I went to her Rav page and ordered the pattern, paid for it and am now printing it up. Thanks for the inspiration! You are such a great craftsman!
    ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉
    *M*E*R*R*Y* *C*H*R*I*S*T*M*A*S*!*
    ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉ ❉
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  11. Hi Matt,

    I love your Christmas trees, they are so cute.
    Thanks for sharing them!!!!

    Enjoy the rest of your evening!!!

    Chris Xx

  12. very very nice! thanks for sharing and I wish you a merry Christmas.

  13. Beautiful Matt and always a pleasure coming here to visit ☺

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  15. I am having such fun following your star tutorial! I have just made the simple star without the edging so far. My little grand girl saw the stars on my computer screen and told me that I could make a star for her:) Then she dashed to my basket of cotton yarn and found a pink ball of yarn for me to make her a pink star because pink is her current favorite color. So far I have made four pink stars for her and she is delighted! I have given two of the yellow stars I've made away and plan to make some more. And now you have brought my attention to this wonderful tree you think I could follow the pattern...I want to try:) Thanks so much for sharing your giftedness with us, Matt. xx from Gracie

  16. wow..they are simply adorable Mat...n thx so much for sharing te patter..i am starting rightaway.....

  17. I found your blog a few days ago and i just LOVE it! Crochet and music, a perfect combo! I totally fell in love with crochet a couple of years ago and I just can´t stop! My "working-days" I spend teaching children to sing, I´m a vocal teacher. I so look forward to follow your blog and I hope you don´t mind that I put you in my bloglist! Such bright and happy colours in all your projects! I love,love,love it!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Ann-Charlotte from Sweden

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  22. Love your Christmas trees.I am huge fan of Junes patterns, but I had not seen this one!! I think it is definitely one to add to my project list

  23. Oh my goodness, I love these! Wish I had time to make one myself, but starting to feel a bit snowed under. It'll hae to go on the list for next year!

    Thanks so much, for your lovely comment on my blog the other day, so lovely of you to say so! Funny saying about my photography, which I always feel I struggle with. I was just thinking the other day how good all your photos are. They are always so well lit and well staged, you have a real knack for getting a good look.

    Sandra x

    PS - I tried to reply to your comment by email but it wouldn't send. (Just thought I'd metnion in case you wanted to check your email address.)

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  25. they look really cute! I love the crochet christmas trees, and those are lovely
    have a merry christmas

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  27. Great!
    Greetings from Poland :)

  28. Replies
    1. The link is in the blog post.

    2. Can yout direct me to pattern?


      Merry Christmas x