Crochet Christmas Tree Pattern + Video Tutorial

I’m excited to share with you this fun and festive Crochet Christmas Tree Appliqué Pattern. This pattern is perfect for adding a touch of holiday spirit to your creations.

If you are looking for beginner crochet projects, this pattern is for you. I have a step-by-step video tutorial that walks you through every stitch.

These cute Christmas tree appliqués are incredibly versatile and can be used to decorate stockings, ornaments, cards, or any other holiday-themed item you have in mind.

So, let’s grab our crochet hooks, yarn, and get started on adding a sprinkle of holiday magic to your crafts! The free crochet pattern and video tutorial are below.

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crochet christmas tree pattern

Crochet Christmas Tree Pattern Information

Skill Level

Beginner. This pattern uses basic crochet stitches in basic form and in simple repeats. 

Project Materials

Finished Size

My tree measures 4.5″ long and 4″ wide.

Crochet Gauge

3 rows and 5 stitches = 1 inch

Important Notes

  • Tree sections are worked from the top down.
  • The appliqué is worked back and forth in rows.

Related Patterns

You may also like my Christmas Lights, Ornaments, Snowman, and Reindeer appliqué patterns.

christmas appliqués

Terms & Abbreviations

  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining

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crochet christmas tree pattern

Crochet Christmas Tree Pattern Instructions

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: green

Tree Section 1

Row 1: ch 2, sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, turn (1 stitch)

Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc, turn (2 stitches)

Row 3: ch 1, 2 sc, 2 sc, turn (4 stitches)

Row 4: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 2, 2 sc, turn (6 stitches)

Row 5: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 4, 2 sc, turn (8 stitches)

Row 6: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 6, 2 sc, fasten off (10 stitches)

Tree Section 2

Row 7: skip 2 stitches and re-attach yarn to 3rd st, ch 1, 2 sc, sc 4, 2 sc, turn (8 stitches)

Row 8: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 6, 2 sc, turn (10 stitches)

Row 9: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 8, 2 sc, turn (12 stitches)

Row 10: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 10, 2 sc, fasten off (14 stitches)

Tree Section 3

Row 11: skip 3 stitches and re-attach yarn to 4th st, ch 1, 2 sc, sc 6, 2 sc, turn (10 stitches)

Row 12: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 8, 2 sc, turn (12 stitches)

Row 13: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 10, 2 sc, turn (14 stitches)

Row 14: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 12, 2 sc, turn (16 stitches)

Row 15: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 14, 2 sc, turn (18 stitches)

Row 16: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 16, 2 sc, turn (20 stitches)

Row 17: ch 1, 2 sc, sc 18, 2 sc, fasten off (22 stitches)

crochet christmas tree pattern

Tree Trunk

Yarn: light brown

Row 1: skip over 8 stitches and attach yarn to the 10th st, ch 1 and sc 6, turn (6 stitches)

Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st, turn (6 stitches)

Row 3: ch 1, sc in each st, fasten off (6 stitches)

Use a tapestry needle to weave in all of your ends.

Star Topper

Yarn: yellow

Rnd 1: chain 2 and make 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, join in the round [5]

Rnd 2: *ch 3, slip stitch in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in the 3rd ch, join with a slip st to the next sc on the round* repeat around 4 more times. You will have five peaks.

crochet christmas tree pattern

Use a tapestry needle to sew the star onto the top of the tree.

crochet christmas tree pattern
crochet christmas tree pattern

Garland

Yarn: red 

Use a tapestry needle and red yarn to sew garland onto the tree. 

crochet christmas tree pattern
crochet christmas tree pattern