Christmas Tree Pot Holder Knit Pattern

Knit Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Pot Holder Knitting Pattern

A sweet little Knit Christmas Tree Pot Holder is an awesome way to decorate your kitchen for the holiday season!

  These little Christmas Trees also make wonderful handmade knit gifts for the special people in your life.  Imagine how meaningful it would be to drop off a cute knit tree along with a plate of goodies to your closest friends.

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Christmas Tree Pot Holder Knitting Pattern

Materials:

  • Yarn: Approximately 35 yards of worsted (4) yarn (approx. 30 yards of green, and approx. 3 yards of brown and approx. 2 yards of yellow)
  • Random bits of scrap yarn for Christmas lights  (I used Lion Brand’s Vanna’s Choice)
  • Knitting Needles: Size 5.5 mm (US9) Straight Needles
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle

Abbreviations:

  • K: Knit
  • K2tog: Knit the next 2 sts together
  • CO: Cast on (using Cable Cast On Method)
  • **: Repeat the section in between the two stars as specified      
 

Christmas Tree Knit Pattern Support Video:

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Christmas Tree Knitting Pattern:

 

(Use as Trivet or Make 2 and seam together for Pot Holder)

  Cast on 25 sts using Green Yarn onto Straight Needles

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K2tog, K21, K2tog (23 total sts)

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: K2tog, K19, K2tog (21 total sts)

Row 5: Knit

Row 6: K2tog, K17, K2tog (19 total sts)

Row 7: Knit

Row 8: K2tog, K15, K2tog (17 total sts)

Row 9: Knit

Row 10: K2tog, K13, K2tog (15 total sts)

Row 11: Knit

(See Video 1 for help with Row 7)

Row 12: CO3 sts onto left hand needle using cable cast on method (these are the next sts you’ll work across), K18, Turn Work, CO3 sts onto left needle using cable cast on method, Turn Work, place last 3 sts back onto left needle, K3 (21 total sts)

Row 13: Knit

Row 14: K2tog, K17, K2tog (19 total sts)

Row 15: Knit

Row 16: K2tog, K15, K2tog (17 total sts)

Row 17: Knit

Row 18: K2tog, K13, K2tog (15 total sts)

Row 19: Knit

Row 20: K2tog, K11, K2tog (13 total sts)

Row 21: Knit

Row 22: K2tog, K9, K2tog (11 total sts)

Row 23: Knit

Row 24: CO3 sts onto left hand needle using cable cast on method (these are the next sts you’ll work across), K14, Turn Work, CO3 sts onto left needle using cable cast on method, Turn Work, place last 3 sts back onto left needle, K3 (17 total sts)

Row 25: Knit

Row 26: K2tog, K13, K2tog (15 total sts)

Row 27: Knit

Row 28: K2tog, K11, K2tog (13 total sts)

Row 29: Knit

Row 30: K2tog, K9, K2tog (11 total sts)

Row 31: Knit

Row 32: K2tog, K7, K2tog (9 total sts)

Row 33: Knit

Row 34: K2tog, K5, K2tog (7 total sts)

Row 35: Knit

Row 36: CO3 sts onto left hand needle using cable cast on method (these are the next sts you’ll work across), K10, Turn Work, CO3 sts onto left needle using cable cast on method, Turn Work, place last 3 sts back onto left needle, K3 (13 total sts)

Row 37: Knit

Row 38: K2tog, K9, K2tog (11 total sts)

Row 39: Knit

Row 40: K2tog, K7, K2tog (9 total sts)

Row 41: Knit

Row 42: K2tog, K5, K2tog (7 total sts)

Row 43: Knit

Row 44: K2tog, K3, K2tog (5 total sts)

Row 45: Knit

Row 46: K2tog, K1, K2tog (3 total sts)

Row 47: Knit

Row 48: K2tog, K1 (2 total sts)

Row 49: Knit

Row 50: K2tog

Secure and weave in all ends.

 

Return to your starting edge.  Count 10 sts in from the edge.  Pick up and knit the next 5 sts using brown yarn.

Rows 1-3: Knit

Bind off as if to knit.

Secure and weave in all ends.

 

Cast on 6 sts using yellow yarn.

Row 1: *CO3 sts onto left hand needle using cable cast on method (these are the next sts you’ll work across), BO4* Repeat across (5 points created)

Secure end and use yarn tail to seam your piece into a star shape and attach to top of tree.

Weave in all ends.

Use pieces of scrap yarn to tie little knots on back side and decorate your tree with Christmas lights.

 

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