Make Happy Holidays! Whip out these tiny heirloom projects that your family will enjoy for years to come. Whether you knit or crochet, these small, fast and delicate keepsake ornaments offer an easy way to celebrate and personalize your family traditions or to create a personal and unique gift. With the exception of the hairpin lace ornament, all are worked in one piece, in the round, with no seaming required.
These patterns are for knitted or crocheted embellishments for commonly available 10" circumference globe-style ornaments that have a removable top. (The featured ornament is available at Target.)
A) Rococo Ornament (Crochet): The quickest ornament in the collection. It is worked in 7 simple rounds. Crochet with 17 yards of Fingering Weight Yarn.
B) Cable Join Lace Ornament (Hairpin Lace Crochet): Three hairpin lace strips are joined in the round. Crochet with 25 yards of Fingering Weight Yarn.
C) Gothic Drop Stitch Ornament (Knit): Judiciously-dropped stitches and a picot bind off create an exquisite result with simple knit stitches in the round. Knit with 20 yards of Fingering Weight Yarn.
D) & E) Fan and Leaf Ornament (Knit): Featuring a lace pattern worked in the round, this design features options for a one or two-color ornament. Knit with 29 yards of Fingering Weight Yarn.
1 Tilli Tomas Beaded Lace (165 yards) will make 6+ ornaments, depending on which ornaments you choose to make. 1 Tilli Tomas Sequined Lace (200 yards) makes 7+ ornaments. Beaded lace adds sparkle and weighty, rich texture. Sequins offer lots of sparkle.
Skill Level is Intermediate.