Crochet Pattern: Mini Christmas Tree

The Mini Christmas Tree is an itty bitty tree that you can use as an appliqué, pin, or ornament. I’ve linked to a tutorial for making an easy, no-sew felt-backed ornament version that does double duty as a gift tag!

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Mini Christmas Tree

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

This simple tree can be used as an appliqué, pin, or ornament. Use this tutorial to turn the Mini Christmas Tree into a felt-backed ornament gift tag with VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Ovals!

Finished Size

  • Approximately 3.25” (8 cm) tall.


  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g, 364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein each in 368 Paddy Green (CA) and 365 Coffee (CB), or approximately 30 yd (27.5 m) in CA and 15 yd (14 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any needed to obtain correct gauge.
  • Yarn needle.


  • Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that ornament backing doesn’t show through.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

Pattern Instructions


  • With CA, ch 2.
  • Row 1: Turn, skip 1 ch, 2 sc in next ch. (2 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st. (3 sts)
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st and in each st across. (Increases by 1 st)
  • Rows 4-12: Repeat Row 3, 9 times. Fasten off CA. (13 sts)


  • Row 13: Skip 5 sts on Row 12, join CB with sl st to next (sixth) st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each of next 2 sts, skip 5 remaining 5 sts on Row 12. (3 sts)
  • Row 14: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st and next 2 sts. (3 sts)
  • Rows 15-16: Repeat Row 14 twice. Fasten off CB.


  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2019 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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