Crochet Christmas Tree Lights Pattern + Video Tutorial

Add a warm, handmade glow to your holiday decor with my Crochet Christmas Tree Lights Pattern.

These versatile crochet lights can be strung together as a festive garland or used individually to adorn your tree as ornaments or embellishments, bringing a touch of cozy charm to your Christmas celebrations. The free crochet pattern and video tutorial are below.

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crochet christmas tree lights

CROCHET PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Beginner. This crochet Christmas tree lights pattern uses basic stitches in basic form and in simple repeats in rounds.

Project Materials

Finished Size

Length = 4.75 inches

Width = 3.25 inches

Crochet Gauge

5 stitches = 1 inch

3 rounds = 1 inch

crochet christmas tree lights

Pattern Notes

  • These crochet lights are worked in the round
  • The beginning of rounds 1-4 start with a chain which does not count as your first stitch. 
  • Join in the round with a slip stitch to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • Use stitch markers to mark the first stitch of each round or row.

Related Patterns

You may also like my Christmas Ornaments, Christmas Tree Appliqué, and my Snowman Appliqué patterns.

  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • hdc = half double crochet stitches
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • ws = wrong side
  • rs = right side

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crochet christmas tree lights

CROCHET PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Light Bulb

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, * 2 hdc, hdc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, * 2 hdc, hdc in next 2 sts*, join (36 stitches)

You will now work in rows beginning where you finished round 4.

Row 1: Skipping the st that you joined to, sc in the next st, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in the next st, turn (10 stitches)

crochet christmas tree lights being made

Row 2: Skipping over the sc stitch, sc in the next st, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in the next st, turn (8 stitches)

crochet christmas tree lights being made

Row 3: Skipping over the sc stitch, sc in the next st, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in the next st, turn (6 stitches)

crochet christmas tree lights being made

Row 4: Skipping over the sc stitch, sc in the next st, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in the next st, turn (4 stitches)

crochet christmas tree lights being made

Row 5: Skipping over the sc stitch, sc in the next 2 sts and continue to sc around the entire bulb.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

crochet christmas tree lights being made
crochet christmas tree lights being made

Bulb Cap

Join black yarn to the opposite end of the bulb. You will be working in four stitches. Make sure they are centered.

Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in 4 sts, turn (4 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st, fasten off (4 stitches)

Bulb Sparkle

Use white yarn to add a short “sparkle” line to the bulb.

crochet christmas tree lights

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