Hello and welcome to Seven Days of Christmas Baubles! For the next seven days we will learn how to crochet one new Christmas ornament each day starting with this Easy Christmas Bauble!
The beauty in this ornament is in the fact that it is made with a self striping yarn which means that it has beautiful colour changes that come naturally in the yarn. I have chose to use the Landscapes Yarn by Lion Brand yarn but you may use any worsted weight yarn.
This design is crocheted around a plastic craft Christmas bauble but you may also use an old one that you would like to spruce up. In the pattern I have also included the instructions should you like to complete your by stuffing it with a bit of fibrefill.
The pattern is worked in continuous rounds meaning that you will not join or turn at the end of each round. Instead you will use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch and move it as your work progresses.
They are so easy! Each one takes about one hour to crochet. If you have been following me on social media you will see that the next baubles will include a bit more colour as we learn how to work some colour charts together.
Until then, enjoy this easy Christmas ornament.
Below you will find the pattern written out in full followed by a free video tutorial. If you would like to add this pattern to your library or purchase a convenient PDF you may do so through either of my Etsy or Ravelry shops linked below:
Click here for the Easy Christmas Bauble on Etsy
Click here for the Easy Christmas Bauble on Ravelry
Would you like to also crochet an easy Christmas Stocking? Check out the Home For Christmas Stocking free crochet pattern here: Home for Christmas Stocking – Free Crochet Pattern
Thank you so much for stopping by! Until next time!
Easy Crochet Christmas Ornament
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 17 sts x 20 rows of sc = 4 inches
Finished Size: 3.5 x 3.5 inches diameter (10 inch circumference)
Yarn: Landscapes® by Lion Brand® (100% Acrylic; 5.3 oz, 150 g; Approx. 147 yds, 134 m). Worsted/medium Weight (4). Colour: Desert Spring (From one ball you will make 3 ornaments – approximately 50 yards per ornament)
Hook: Size 6/8 (4.0 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle, stitch marker, Christmas Bauble with 10 inch circumference OR some fibrefill.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Blo – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sc2tog – Single Crochet Two Stitches Together
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rounds.
- Ch 1 at beginning of round does not count as stitch.
- Weave in ends as needed.
- Do not join at the ends of the rounds, instead use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch and move as work progresses.
- Do not turn at the end of each round.
- This pattern may be worked around a Christmas Bauble or without and then filled with a fibrefill afterward.
Free Crochet Pattern:
Make a magic ring OR ch 4 and join with a sl st in the 1st ch to make a ring.
Rnd 1: Into the ring work 6 sc. Do not join but use a stitch marker to mark the first st. Move marker as work progresses. Do not turn. (6 sts)
Rnd 2: In the blo, work 2 sc in each st all the way around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st, rpt from * all the way around. (18 sts)
Rnd 4: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (24 sts)
Rnd 5: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (30 sts)
Rnd 6: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 4 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (36 sts)
Rnd 7: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 5 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (42 sts)
Rnd 8: In the blo, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 6 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (48 sts)
Rnds 9-19: Working in the blo, sc in each st all the way around. (48 sts)
If you are crocheting around a bauble, insert the bauble and continue to work around it.
Rnd 20: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next 6 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (42 sts)
Rnd 21: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next 5 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (36 sts)
Rnd 22: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next 4 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (30 sts)
Rnd 23: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next 3 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (24 sts)
Rnd 24: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next 2 sts, rpt from * all the way around. (18 sts)
If working around a bauble, fasten off here leaving a long tail.
If intending to fill with fibrefill continue:
Rnd 25: In the blo, * sc2tog, sc in each of the next st, rpt from * all the way around. (12 sts)
Rnd 26: In the blo, sc2tog all the way around. Fasten off leaving a long tail (6 sts)
No thanks says
The ‘x’ on the popup ad on your webpage is placed directly beneath the arrow to take you back to the top of the page. But as soon as I scroll down the page to a certain point, that same exact popup is back at the same place. It makes it difficult to view the page properly. I greatly appreciate the free pattern, please dont take this as a complaint about something given freely, it’s more of a tech issue I suppose in viewing said free item. I was hoping to just view the pattern from my kindle rather than writing it down on paper in order to save on ink, etc. Thanks again for the lovely pattern, I hope it works well with the colors I have on hand.
Thank you so much for the feedback! I will take a look! It is a technical issue and I will see what I can do to resolve it 🙂
Jennifer Davis says
Do you have the pattern instructions for a smaller circumference bauble? I only have 8 inch ones. How would I modify the stitch counts for each row? Thanks in advance for any and all help!! Love making your patterns!!