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Christmas Wreath Bookmark

Christmas Wreath Bookmark

by Priscilla Hewitt ©1999

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Materials

Dark green size 10 crochet thread

Crochet hook size 6

Five 5/8” lucite rings

About 40” of 1/8” red ribbon

Yarn needle

First wreath

Round 1: Work 24 sc around lucite ring; join with a sl st to the first sc.

Round 2: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1; (dc in the next sc,

ch 1) 23 times; join with a sl st to the srd ch of beginning ch 3.

Round 3: Sl st into the first ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp; (ch 3, sc in the

next ch 1 sp) 23 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Second wreath  (using another lucite ring)

Work rounds 1 and 2 as for first wreath.

Round 3: Sl st into the first ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp; (ch 3, sc in the

next ch 1 sp) 8 times; join to first wreath as follows: ch 2, remove hook

from loop and insert from the top of any ch 3 sp of first wreath, pick up the

dropped loop of second wreath and pull through ch 3 sp of first wreath, ch

1, sc in the next ch 1 sp of the second wreath; *ch 2, remove hook from

loop and insert from the top of the next ch 3 sp of first wreath, pick up the

dropped loop of second wreath and pull through ch 3 sp of first wreath, ch

1, sc in the next ch 1 sp of the second wreath* Repeat from * to * 2 times;

(ch 3, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 11 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to the first sc.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Remaining wreaths (using remaining rings)

Work rounds 1 and 2 as for first wreath.

Round 3: Sl st into the first ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in the same sp; (ch 3, sc in the

next ch 1 sp) 8 times; join to last wreath as follows: ch 2, remove hook

from loop, skip 8 unworked ch 3 spaces on the right side of the last wreath,

insert from the top in the next ch 3 sp of last wreath, pick up the dropped

loop of second wreath and pull through ch 3 sp of last wreath, ch 1, sc in

the next ch 1 sp of the new wreath; *ch 2, remove hook from loop and

insert from the top of the next ch 3 sp of last wreath, pick up the dropped

loop of new wreath and pull through ch 3 sp of last wreath, ch 1, sc in the

next ch 1 sp of the new wreath* Repeat from * to * 2 times; (ch 3, sc in

the next ch 1 sp) 7 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Finishing

Cut ribbon into five 8” pieces. Thread needle with a piece of ribbon. Starting

at the top of the bookmark, weave ribbon through the dc’s of round 2 of the

first wreath; tie ends in a small bow; trim ends. Repeat for each remaining

wreath.

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