Yarn

Crocheted Christmas Bulb Ornaments

Classic Christmas bulb ornament shapes with a crochet twist!
By  Eve Leder 

MATERIALS

  • Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton Worsted Weight Yarn: Grass, Silver
  • Fiberfill

 

TOOLS

  • Crochet hook, size E/4/3.5mm
  • Tapestry needle

 

BASIC SUPPLIES

  • Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS

  • Ch = chain
  • Sc = single crochet
  • Dec = decrease
  • Sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together
  • Sl st = slip stitch
  • MB = make bobble (work 4 open dc in same st leaving 5 loops on hook, draw yarn through all 5 loops at once)

Note: These instructions are for the solid green ornament pictured above. To find out how to make the rest of the crocheted bulb ornaments, check out our Holiday issue on newsstands Oct. 25-Dec. 26 (or check out the Digital Holiday Issue).

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Project Instructions

Green Ornament (3½”x2¾”)

Rnd 1: With Grass yarnch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with a sl st to first sc. (3 sc.)   

Rnd 2: Ch1, 2 sc in in sc, sc in sc, 2 sc, sc, join with a sl st to first sc. (5 sc.)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in sc, sc in 4 sc, join with a sl st to first sc. (6 sc.)

Rnd 4: Ch1, 2 sc in sc, around; join with a sl st to first sc. (12 sc.)

Rnd 5: Ch1, 2 sc in sc, around; join with a sl st to first sc. (24 sc.)

Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st into first sc

Rnd 7: Ch 1, [sc in sc, 2 sc in sc] around; join with sl st to first sc (36 sc.)

Rnds 8-12: Ch1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st to first sc

Rnd 13: Ch 1 [sc in sc, sc2tog] around; join with sl st to first sc. (24 sc.)

Rnd 14: Ch1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 15: Ch 1 [sc2tog] around; join with sl st. (12 sc.)

Rnd 16: Ch1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st to first sc.

Stuff with fiberfill.

Rnd 17: Ch 1 [sc2tog] around; join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. (16sc.)

Rnd 18: Join silver, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 19: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st into first sc.

Fasten off leaving a tail long enough to make a loop and weave in.

Make a loop. Secure yarn to other side. Weave in yarn ends and trim.