Holiday Glow Christmas Candle Ornament

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Thread Colors:

Yellow, second color of your choice

Crochet Instructions:

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds. Do not chain and turn. Always use top loop of every st throughout pattern.

Using yellow, chain 4, sl st to join. (4)

Round 1: 2 sc in each st around. (8)

Round 2: 1 sc in each st around. (8)

Round 3: 2 sc in each st around. (16)

Rounds 4-6: 1 sc in each st around (16)

Round 7: 1 sc in every other st around. (8) Break off.

Round 8: Using second color, 2 sc in each st around. (16)

Rounds 9-22: 1 sc in each st around. (16)

Round 23: 2 sc in each st around. (32)

Rounds 24-25: 1 hdc in each st around, ch 8, sl st sc into base of candle, break off and fasten. (32)

Hanger. Using yellow, sl st sc into top of flame on candle, ch 10, sl st back into st, break off and fasten, tucking all ends.

Shaping Instructions:

See General Instructions shaping and spraying. This ornament can be shaped better if not pinned to the card board. Take a small piece of paper the height of candle, roll it into a cylinder and slip it inside candle, to hold round shape. Shape flame wide at base, tapering to a point, with a slight twist to it. Shape hanger up from top of flame and open. Curl up the base. Spray and dry.

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Pattern © 1979 by Plaid Enterprises, Inc. Reproduced with permission from Plaid. is not endorsed by Plaid.