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Crochet Christmas Countdown Calendar

Crochet Christmas Countdown Calendar: An Easy and Inspiring Step-by-Step Guide


Welcome to the wonderful world of crochet! Preparing for Christmas with a crochet advent calendar is an exciting and creative way to celebrate the festive season. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, this easy-to-understand guide will help you create a beautiful Christmas countdown calendar. Let’s start!

Necessary materials:

A ball of crochet yarn in the color of your choice (we recommend red, green or white for a Christmas touch).
A crochet hook compatible with the chosen yarn.
Embroidery thread or floss to hang the pockets (festive colors work best).
24 small beads or ornaments (optional).

Step 1: Preparing the Wire

First, start by unwinding a sufficient amount of yarn (about 2 meters) from the ball. This will prevent you from running out of cords while you work. Remember not to cut the yarn from the ball yet.

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Step 2: Creating the Magic Ring (Chain Ring)

Make a magic ring (or chain ring) by pulling one loop of yarn over the other and securing with a slip knot. This will be the starting point for your calendar.

Step 3: Base Crochet

Inside the magic ring, make 24 single crochets (or the number of pockets you want in your calendar). Make sure the stitches are tight enough so that the pockets are not too wide. After the last single crochet, join with a slipped stitch into the first stitch.

Step 4: Creating the Pockets

Now we will work on each single crochet to create the pockets. Make a chain and then 1 single crochet in the same stitch. Continue making 1 single crochet in each stitch around the ring until you have 24 individual pockets.

Step 5: Finishing the Bottom of the Calendar

To shape your calendar, create a string of chains long enough to cover the bottom of the pockets. Secure it around the base of the pockets with single crochet stitches to bring everything together.

Step 6: Decorating the Pockets (Optional)

If desired, you can decorate the pockets with beads or decorations of your choice. Sew them by hand using embroidery floss to add a special touch to your calendar.

Step 7: Hanging the Calendar

Make a chain loop at the top of the calendar to hang it on the wall. Use your imagination to customize the strap length.

Now your crochet Christmas countdown calendar is ready! Fill your pockets with little surprises like sweets, messages or small gifts and enjoy the countdown to the most magical season of the year. Remember to share your creation with friends and family – crochet is a wonderful way to spread Christmas joy. Happy crochet and merry Christmas!

Access the free and paid patterns below, there are 4 options:

Free Pattern

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Below we will leave some more crochet model options to inspire you if you want to make other pieces in the future:

Amigurumi Christmas Wreath Free Pattern

Crochet Mickey Mouse Ornament

Vintage Granny Square Christmas Tree

We wish all our dear readers and crocheters much peace, love and harmony in their homes, crochet yarn crafts are our favorite hobby, and we only share these pieces with the aim of making your day even better!
With great affection and respect, Crochet Today!

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