Crochet Christmas Baubles – Free pattern

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Crochet Christmas baubles are so much fun and a beautiful way to add to the Christmas decoration. Crocheting a cover for your Christmas baubles is a creative way of adding bust of colors. You could even switch this up yearly to create a different ascent each year.

Everyone loves crochet Christmas baubles. I love that this can be altered, using numerous colors. The beautiful stitches in the Christmas baubles makes it perfect for switching the colors.

I love that this Christmas baubles can be made using up random skins in various colors. You actually do not need to worry about the colors, it would make a beautiful final look no matter the colors used.

The cute Christmas baubles can be made into various sizes of your choice. I found that my Christmas baubles comes in different sizes as such made the pattern in a way that it can be adapted to for most baubles.

Christmas Crochet bauble pattern on Etsy

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Materials used for this easy crochet Christmas baubles

Lion brand Coboo – DK, #3 lightweight (51% Cotton, 49% Rayon from Bamboo, 232 yards/212m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)

Estimated Yardage

Main Color – (MC) Red = 20 yards

Contrasting Color (CC) White = 20 yards

Contrasting Color 2 (CC2) Green = 10 yards

Contrasting Color 3 (CC3), Pink = 10 yards

Hook and other Materials

US size G  (4 mm) Crochet Hook

Gauge – 14 sts over 8  rows = 10 cm/4” square made in dc

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any other weight of  #3 weight yarn can be substituted.

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Chain/chains – ch/chs

Single Crochet – sc

Half double crochet – hdc

Double crochet – dc

Special Stitches

Crossed double crochet lace (Xdcl) 

First round of xdcl = *Skip next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, crocheting over the dc just made into the 1st skipped st, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops, ch 1

The first xdcl made

Rep from * to the end

Round 2 and the remaining rows of xdcl =

 *Skip the first leg of xdcl and next ch sp, dc in the second leg of xdcl, ch 1, crocheting over the dc just made into the first leg of xdcl, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops, ch 1, skip next ch sp

First xdcl of xdcl made.

Rep from * to the end

Finished Measurement

Small = 4″ by 3″

Medium = 4″ by 5″

Large = 5″ by 7″

Best yarn to make a Christmas Crochet Bauble with

Any type of yarn can be used for your crochet Christmas baubles. Yes, you would be amazes to know that Christmas baubles can be made with any type of yarn and in whatever color you choose.

For this free Christmas bauble pattern, a DK (# 3) weight yarn is used. if you decide to switch to another weight of yarn, you might go down or up your hook size.

Pattern Instruction for this cute crochet bauble

Small – Upper part

Use your colors as you see fit!

You can decide to use a color per row.

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join. 12 dc

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Leave a long tail for sewing, fasten off.

Small – Lower Part

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Round 4: Rep Round 3

Medium- Upper part

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join. 12 dc

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Round 4: Rep Round 3

Leave a long tail for sewing, fasten off.

Medium – Lower Part

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Rounds 4 – 5: Rep Round 3

Fasten off

Large – Upper part

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join. 12 dc

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Rounds 4 – 5: Rep Round 3

Leave a long tail for sewing, fasten off.

Large – Lower Part

Round 1: in a magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc, join

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 dc in each st around, join.  24 dc

Round 3: Ch 2, xdcl around, join – 8 xdcl

Rounds 4 – 6: Rep Round 3

To assemble your Christmas bauble – For all the sizes

Place the Christmas Ornament inside the crocheted pieces

The arrangement is totally dependent on you.

If your ornament still has a handle, skip the step for creating the rope for hanging.

Using a darning needle, sew close the stiches left on both halves.

If not making a hanging rope – Fasten off

Hanging rope – Remove the darning needle, chain 6, sl st to the first chain,

Sew in ends

Hang with pride.

Note – using your hook for joining won’t provide a beautiful finish.

I would love to see your beautiful makes from this easy crochet Christmas bauble pattern, when you do make yours, kindly tag me.

xoxo,

Susanna

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