Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Little Fir Trees` Cozy Planters

Last week on Christmas market I bought 3 sweet  little fir trees and I thought I should crochet some cozy planters for them.
The original planter has an diameter of  3,8 cm ( below) and a diameter of 5,5 cm (above)
Here´s the pattern for all those interested in making some cozy planters too:

Materials
cotton yarn Wollbutt CAMILLA in white and green
crochet hook  2 mm 

Abbreviations
( )         = repeat the instructions in the parentheses the number of times specified
ch(s)    = chain(s)
sc         = single crochet
inc.      = increase
slst(s)  = slip stitch(es)
cont.    = continue
For this one make:

the bottom
Round 1 : with white colour,  make a ring of 5 chs and close it.  (5)
Round 2 : 2 sc in each stitch around.   (10)
Round 3 : inc. 5 sc evenly spaced around:   (1sc in next st, 2sc in next st) - 5 times  (15)
Round 4 : inc. 7 sc evenly spaced around:   (1sc in next st, 2sc in next st) - 7 times  (22)
Round 5 : inc. 11 sc evenly spaced around: (1sc in next st, 2sc in next st) – 11 times  (33)
Round 6 : sc in each st around   (33)
Round 7 : make 1 slsts in each sc of round 6  (33)

go on  this way :
Round 1 : turn back and make 1 sc in each slst of the planters botton    (33)
Round 2 : cont. work in in a continuous spiral, inc. 3 sc evenly spaced around  (36 )
Round 3 :  with green colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 4/5 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 6 :  with green colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 7/8 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 9 :  with green colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 10/11 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 12 :  with green colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round  13-15 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 16 : make a round of slsts . Fasten off .
                                   
For this one make :

Botton like above

Go on like this:
Round 1 : turn back and make 1 sc in each slst of the planters botton    (33)
Round 2 : cont. work in in a continuous spiral, inc. 3 sc evenly spaced around  (36 )
Round 3 : make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)
Round 4 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 5 :  make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)
Round 6 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 7 : make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)
Round 8 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 9 : make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)
Round 10 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 11 : make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)
Round 12 : with green colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 13 : make sc in each st around alternating a green sc and a white sc  (36)Round  14: with
Round 15 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 16 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (36)
Round 17 : make a round of slsts. Fasten off .

For this one make :
Botton like above

Go on like this:
Round 1 : turn back and make 1 sc in each slst of the planters botton    (33)
Round 2 : cont. work in in a continuous spiral, inc. 2 sc evenly spaced around  (35)
Go on with this design for rounds 3 -14:
 Round 15 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (35)
Round 16 : with white colour make sc in each st around   (35)
Round 17 : make a round of slsts. Fasten off .



So let me all know what do you think about the cozy planters !

Happy Crocheting
Love
Katja  

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