RIBBON & PEPPERMINT CANDY GARLAND FREE CROCHET PATTERN
Red Heart TLC Amore yarn in White and Red Velvet, size H hook or hook to obtain gauge, needle and invisible (clear) sewing thread.
Gauge: 4 sc = 1”, 4 rows sc = 1”
PEPERMINT CANDY (1” DIAMETER):
Carry unused yarns behind sts as you work.
With white yarn and H hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.
RND 1: Ch-1, sc in ring, join red, drop white, sc in ring, (drop red, pick up white, sc in ring, drop white, pick up red, sc in ring) 3 times, sl st top beg sc, fasten off. (8 sts)
ROW 1: With White yarn and H hook ch-21, sc 2nd ch from hook, sc ea ch across, join red, fasten off white, ch-1, turn. (20 sts)
ROW 2: Sc ea st across, join white, fasten off red, ch-1, turn.
ROW 3: Sc ea st across, join red, fasten off white, ch-1, turn.
ROW 4: Rep row 3.
ROW 5: Sc ea st across, fasten off.
You can also vary the look of the ribbon candy piece by using red yarn for rows 1, 3 &5 and white yarn for rows 2 & 4.
PUTTING IT TOGETHER:
Make two of peppermint candy and 3 ribbon candy with white as row 1, 3 & 5 and 3 ribbon candy with red as row 1, 3 & 5. Fold the ribbon candy pieces into according folds and with thread and invisible thread tack to hold. Sew one circle to the tack together ribbon leaving about a 3” space between ea one. Then sew another circle to that one and a red ribbon, rep alternating ribbon colors ending with a circle.
PEPPERMINT AND RIBBON ORNAMENT:
Make a large and a small peppermint circle and one ribbon. According fold the ribbon as you did above and tack to hold. Sew large circle, ribbon, small circle tog with thread leaving 1\2” space between ea piece. Then make a loop to hang it with and sew it to the top.
Make two small peppermint circles and one ribbon. Rep as you did for the other ornament.