Red Heart Holiday

First Christmas Pullover Hoodie WR1890

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Jean Guirguis

Directions are for size 3-6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, 18 months and 24 months are in parentheses.

Finished Chest: 22, (24, 26, 28)"
Finished Length: 11 (12, 13, 14)"

RED HEART® "Holiday": 2 skeins in 9090 Red/Red.

Knitting Needles: 4mm (US 6), 4.5mm (US 7), 4mm (US 6) and 4.5mm (US 7) circular needle, 24".
Stitch holders.
Yarn needle.
Pompom maker.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

first christmas pullover hoodie

Stitch Definition
Seed Stitch
Row 1 (Right Side): [K1, p1] across.
Row 2: [P1, k1] across.
Repeat Rows 1-2 for Seed st.

BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 44 (48, 52, 56) sts. Work in Seed st for 4 rows, end with a wrong side row. Change to larger size needles and work in St st until piece measures 11 (12, 13, 14)", end with a wrong side row.
Next Row: Bind off 13 (14, 15, 16) sts, knit center 18 (20, 22, 24) sts and slip to a stitch holder, bind off remaining sts.

FRONT
Work as for Back until piece measures 8 (9, 10, 11)" from beginning, end with a wrong side row.

Shape Neck
Next Row (Right Side): K20 (22, 24, 26) sts, k2tog, join second ball of yarn, k2tog, work across row.
Working both sides at same time with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 8 (9, 10, 11) times - 13 (14, 15, 16) sts each side.
Work until piece measures same length as Back to Shoulders.
Bind off.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles, cast on 24 (24, 28, 28) sts. Work in Seed St for 8 rows, end with a wrong side row. Change to larger needles and St st, inc 1 st each side every other row 6 (8, 8, 10) times - 36 (40, 44, 48) sts. Work even until piece measures 6½ (7½, 8½, 10½)" from beginning. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew Shoulders.

Hood
With right side facing and larger circular needle, join yarn at Right Front neck edge, pick up and knit 14 sts along Front Neck edge to Back Neck, work 18 (20, 22, 24) sts from Back Neck stitch holder, pick up and knit 14 sts along Left Front Neck edge - 46 (48, 50, 52) sts. Work in St st until Hood measures 10 (10½, 11, 11½)". Bind off.
Fold Hood in half along bind-off edge and sew together.

Edging
With right side facing and smaller circular needle, pick up and knit 86 (90, 94, 98) sts around front edge of Hood. Work in Seed St for 4 rows. Bind off.

Measure and mark 4½ (5, 5½, 6)" down from Shoulders on Front and Back. Sew top of Sleeves between markers. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

Make pompom and sew to tip of Hood.

first christmas pullover hoodie


ABBREVIATIONS: dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; k2tog = knit 2 together; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch; st(s) = stitch (es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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'Tis the Season Throw LW2231

INTERMEDIATE

Designed by Marianne Forrestal

Throw is 45½" x 56½".

For Christmas Ripple Pillow see LW2283

RED HEART® "Holiday Yarn":6 Balls 6060 Green/Green A; 2 balls each 9090 Red/Red B, and 140 White/Silver C.

Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: From peak to peak = 6½"; Rows 1-6 = 3" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL STITCH

Popcorn = 3 dc in indicated st, remove hook from loop and insert it front to back top of 1st dc, replace loop on hook and pull through.

NOTE: When changing color, work last st of row until 2 loops are left on hook, drop old color, yo with new color and complete stitch. Fasten off old color.

THROW

With A, ch 164.

Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, skip next ch, * sc in next 10 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 10 ch **, skip next 2 ch; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **; skip next ch, sc in last ch; turn - 163 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in 1st st, skip next st, * sc in next 10 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts **, skip next 2 sts; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **, skip next st, sc in last st; turn.

Rows 3-5: Repeat Row 2, changing to B at the end of Row 5.

Row 6 (Right Side): With B, ch 3, skip 1st two sts, * Popcorn in next st, ch 1, [skip next st, Popcorn in next st, ch 1] 4 times, skip next st, [Popcorn, ch 1] twice all in next st, [skip next st, Popcorn in next st, ch 1] 4 times; skip next st, Popcorn in next st **, skip next 2 sts; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **, skip next st, dc in last st; change to A, turn - 84 Popcorns.

Row 7: With A, ch 1, sc in 1st st, skip 1st Popcorn, [sc in next ch-1 space, sc in next Popcorn] 5 times; 3 sc in next ch-1 space, [sc in next Popcorn, sc in next ch-1 space] 5 times **; skip next 2 Popcorns; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **, skip next Popcorn, sc in top of ch-3; turn - 163 sts.

Rows 8-11: Repeat Row 2, changing to C at end of Row 11.

Row 12: With C, repeat Row 6.

Row 13: With A, repeat Row 7.

Rows 14-113: Repeat Rows 2-12 eight more times, then Rows 2-5 once more. At end of Row 113, do not change color of fasten A off; turn.

BORDER

Top Edge

With A, ch 3, skip next st, * dc in next 10 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 10 sts **, skip next 2 sts; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **, skip next st, 3 dc in next st; turn to work along Side Edge.

Side Edge 1: Dc in side of each sc row, 2 dc in side of each Popcorn row; turn to work along Bottom Edge.

Bottom Edge: Working in unused loops of beginning ch, 3 dc in 1st ch, * dc in next 10 ch, skip next ch, dc in next 10 ch **, 3 dc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * across, end last repeat at **, 3 dc last ch; turn to work along Side Edge.

Side Edge 2: Repeat Side Edge 1; turn to work 2 dc in same st as beginning ch-3; join with a slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = Color A, Color B, Color C, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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Christmas Ripple Pillows LW2283

EASY

Designed by Marianne Forrestal.

Pillow measures 18" x 18".

For 'Tis the Season Throw see LW2231

RED HEART® "Holiday Yarn": 4 balls 6060 Green/Green A, 1 ball 9090 Red/Red B, 2 balls 0140 White/Silver C.

Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle, two 18" x 18" pillow forms.

GAUGE: One ripple = 6½" wide; 6 rows = 3". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Stitch

Popcorn: 3 dc in indicated st, remove hook and insert from front to back in top of first dc, pick up loop and draw through.

NOTE: To change color, work last st of row until 2 loops remain on hook, drop old color, yo with new color and complete st. Fasten off old color.

PILLOW COVER (make 2)

Row 1 (Wrong Side): With A ch 72; sc in 2nd ch from hook, skip next ch, [sc in next 10 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 10 ch, skip next 2 ch] 2 times, sc in next 10 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 10 ch, skip next ch, sc in last ch; turn—3 ripples.

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, skip next sc, [sc in next 10 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, skip next 2 sc] 2 times, sc in next 10 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, skip next sc, sc in last sc, changing to B at end of Row 5; turn. Fasten off A.

Row 6: Ch 3, skip first 2 sc, *popcorn in next sc, ch 1, [skip next sc, popcorn in next sc, ch 1] 4 times, skip next sc, (popcorn, ch 1, popcorn) in next sc, ch 1, [skip next sc, popcorn in next sc, ch 1] 4 times, skip next sc, popcorn in next sc**, skip next 2 sc; repeat from * 2 more times, end at **, skip next sc, dc in last sc, changing to A; turn. Fasten off B.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *[sc in next ch-1 space, sc in next popcorn] 5 times, 3 sc in next ch-1 space, [sc in next popcorn, sc in next ch-1 space] 5 times**, skip next 2 popcorn; repeat from * 2 times, end at **, skip next popcorn, sc in top of beginning ch-3; turn.

Rows 8-11: Repeat Rows 2-5, changing to C at end of Row 11. Fasten off A.

Row 12: Repeat Row 6, changing to A at the end of row; turn. Fasten off C.

Row 13: Repeat Row 7.

Rows 14-84: Repeat Rows 2-13 five times, then repeat Rows 2-12. Fasten off C.

ASSEMBLY

Fold pillow cover in half, with right sides together, bringing first row up to meet last row. With A, whipstitch first row to last row. Flatten pillow so seam is centered on back. Whipstitch one side seam. Turn pillow cover right side out, insert pillow form, and whipstitch remaining side seam. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st = stitch; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; ( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st.

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Holiday Flowers Pattern | LW2285

Designed by Marianne Forrestal.
EASY

Poinsettia measures 7" across. Christmas Rose measures 4" across; leaf measures 3 ½" long.

RED HEART® "Holiday": 1 ball each 9040 Red/Silver A, 6040 Green/Silver B, and 0140 White/Silver C.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Gauge is not important for these projects.

NOTE: One ball of each color will make at least 5 Poinsettias and 5 Christmas Roses with leaves.

POINSETTIA

With A, ch 4; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring; join with a slip st in front loop of first sc.

Round 2: Ch 8, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, slip st in same front loop as joining, * (slip st, ch 8, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, slip st) all in front loop of next sc; repeat from * around - 8 petals.

Round 3: Slip st in back loop of first sc on Round 1, ch 11, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 3 ch, dc in next 2 ch, slip st in same back loop, * (slip st, ch 11, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 3 ch, dc in next 2 ch, slip st) all in back loop of next sc on Round 1; repeat from * around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Center "Berries"

With B, ch 4; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring; [ch 3, 3 dc in ring, drop loop from hook and insert hook in top of beginning ch-3 from front to back, pick up dropped loop and draw through loop on hook, slip st in ring] 3 times. Fasten off, leaving 6" tail for sewing. Turn piece over. With yarn needle, weave tail through tops of sts, pull tight and knot.

To flatten flower, place right side down on towel, cover with wet cloth and lightly press with fingers until petals are flat. Do NOT iron. Allow to dry.

Sew "Berries" to center of flower.

CHRISTMAS ROSE

With C, ch 4; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 2, 7 hdc in ring; join with a slip st to top of ch-2 - 8 sts.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 2, [sc in next hdc, ch 2] 7 times; join with a slip st in first sc.

Round 3: * (Slip st, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, slip st) all in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around.

Round 4: Working behind last round and in the same sts as Round 2 is worked, ch 1, sc in beginning ch-2 of Round 1, ch 2, [sc in next hdc, ch 2] 7 times; join with a slip st in first sc.

Round 5: * (Slip st, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, slip st) all in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around. Fasten off.

With yarn needle, weave a short piece of white yarn through the ch-2 spaces of Round 2. Pull tight and knot. Pull yarn ends underneath flower and weave in. This will push the center of the flower up a little so it stands out.

Leaves (Make 3)

With B, ch 10; sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, hdc in next 5 ch, dc in next ch, 7 dc in last ch, working on opposite side of starting ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next 5 ch, slip st in last 2 ch. Fasten off.

Overlap bottoms of all 3 leaves, stitch together. Sew to back of rose. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; * = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Little Stockings LW1881

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Michele Wilcox.

Stockings measure 7 ½" high x 4 ½" at widest part of foot.

RED HEART® "Holiday": 1 Ball each 6040 Green/Silver A, 0140 White/Silver B, 9040 Red/Silver C.
Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6].
Yarn needle.

Gauge: 16 sts = 4"; 16 rows = 4" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

GREEN STOCKING

Beginning at top edge with A, ch 32.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn - 31 sc.

Hanging Loop-Row 2: Ch 1, skip first 9 sc for hanging loop, sc in last 22 sc for stocking; turn - 22 sc.

Leg-Rows 3-18: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

Shape Foot-Row 19: Ch 1, sc in first 8 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 6 times, sc in last 8 sc; turn - 28 sc.

Row 20: Ch 1, sc in first 8 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 6 times, sc in last 8 sc; turn - 34 sc.

Row 21: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc; turn - 36 sc.

Rows 22-26: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

Shape Toe-Row 27: Ch 1, sc in first 12 sc; [draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook - sc2tog made] 6 times, sc in last 12 sc; turn - 30 sc.

Row 28: Ch 1, sc2tog over first 2 sc, sc in next 10 sc, [sc2tog] 3 times, sc in next 10 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc; turn - 25 sc.

Row 29: Ch 1, sc2tog over first 2 sc, sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc. Fasten off.

Top Border-Row 1: Working on opposite side of beginning ch and skipping the 9 ch of hanging loop, with right side facing, join B to first st after hanging loop; ch 1, sc in each ch across; turn - 22 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in both loops of each sc across; turn.

Row 4: * Ch 6, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and next 4 ch **, slip st in next sc; repeat from * across, end at **. Fasten off.

Join B in first free loop of Row 2; ch 1, sc in front loop of each sc across. Fasten off.

Finishing: Sew back and bottom seams of stocking. Sew border seam keeping hanging loop on outside.

WHITE STOCKING

Stocking: Work same as Green Stocking with B.

Top Border-Row 1: Working on opposite side of beginning ch and skipping the 9 ch of hanging loop, with right side facing, join A to first st after hanging loop; ch 1, sc in each ch across; turn - 22 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.

Rows 3-5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

Row 6: Slip st in next sc, * 3 sc in next sc, slip st in next 2 sc; repeat from * across. Fasten off.

Join A in first free loop of Row 2; ch 1, sc in front loop of each sc across. Fasten off.

Finishing: Sew back and bottom seams of stocking. Sew border seam keeping hanging loop on outside.

Flower: With C ch 5; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: * (Slip st, ch 1, 2 hdc) all in next sc, ch 1, slip st in next sc; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.

Sew in place.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sc2tog = single crochet two stitches together st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Knit Santa Hat LW1883

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Edie Eckman.

Head Circumference: 18 (20)". Directions are for Adult S/M; changes for Adult M/L are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "Holiday": 1 ball each 9560 Wine/Gold A, 1360 Aran/Gold B
Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8] circular needle, 16" long and 5.5mm [US 9] circular needle, 16" long and double-pointed needles.
Stitch markers.
Yarn needle.
Pompom maker.

GAUGE: 18 sts = 4"; 24 rounds = 4" in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Note: Hat is worked from the tip to the ribbing. Begin on double-pointed needles, changing to circular needle as is necessary.

HAT

With double-pointed needles and A, cast on 6 sts. Divide evenly around needles. Join, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker for beginning of round.

Round 1: Knit.

Round 2: [K1, M1] around - 12 sts.

Rounds 3-5: Knit.

Round 6: [K2, M1] around -18 sts.

Rounds 7-11: Knit.

Round 12: [K3, M1] around - 24 sts.

Continue in this manner, increasing 6 sts every 6 rounds for 9 (11) more times, working 1 more st between each increase - 78 (90) sts.

Work even until Hat measures 14 ½ (15 ¼)" from beginning.

Change to B and smaller needle.

Knit 1 round. Purl 1 round.

Work in K1, p1 rib for 12 rounds.

Bind off loosely in rib.

FINISHING

With B, make pompom.

Sew to tip of hat.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch; st(s) = stitch (es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

M1 (Make 1 increase): With tip of right needle, lift strand between last stitch knit and next stitch on left-hand needle; place strand onto left-hand needle and knit into back of it.

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Holiday Stripes Throw LW1882

Skill Level: Beginner

Designed by Marianne Forrestal.

Throw measures 54" x 44".

RED HEART® "Holiday": 4 Balls 0140 White/Silver A and 9090 Red/Red C; 3 balls 6060 Green/Green B.
Crochet Hook: 9mm [US M-13].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 3 V-sts = 4"; 6 rows = 5" in pattern with 2 strands held together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION:
V-st = (dc, ch 1, dc) all in same st or space.

NOTE: Throw is worked holding 2 strands of the same color together.

Color Sequence: [2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A, 2 rows C] 7 times, 2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A.

THROW: With 2 strands of A held together as one, ch 99.

Row 1 (Right Side): V-st in 6th ch from hook, [skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch] 30 times, skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch; turn - 31 V-sts.

Row 2: Ch 3, V-st in each ch-1 space across, dc in top of ch-3 changing to next color; turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in each ch-1 space across, dc in top of ch-3; turn - 95 sts.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in space before next dc, [3 dc in space after next 3-dc group] 30 times, dc in space after next 3-dc group, dc in top of ch-3 changing to A; turn - 94 sts.

Row 5: Ch 3, [V-st in space before next 3-dc group] 30 times, V-st in space before last 2 sts, dc in top of ch-3; turn - 95 sts.

Rows 6-62: Following Color Sequence above, repeat Rows 2-5 fourteen times, repeat Row 2 once more changing to C at end of Row 62; turn.

Border-Rnd 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in first st, sc in each dc and ch-1 space across, 3 sc in last st; working down side, * sc in end of first row, 2 sc in end of next row, [sc in end of next row, 2 sc in end of next 7 rows] 7 times, [2 sc in end of next row, sc in end of next row] twice *; working on opposite side of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, sc in next ch, [sc below V-st, 2 sc in next ch-2 space] 30 times, sc below next V-st, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch; working up next side, repeat from * to * once more; join with a slip st in first sc - 93 sc along top and bottom, 114 sc along each side, and 3 sc in each corner.

Rnd 2: (Slip st, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next sc, skip next 2 sc * 3 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in top of ch-3 - 142 3-dc groups.

Rnd 3: (Slip st, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next dc, * skip next dc, [3 dc in space before next 3-dc group] 32 times, skip next dc, 3 dc in next dc, skip next dc, [3 dc in space before next 3-dc group] 39 times *, skip next dc, 3 dc in next dc; repeat from * to * once more; join with a slip st in top of ch-3 - 146 3-dc groups.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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