It’s been so hard to keep Emory’s Christmas Tree Skirt to myself. Premier Yarns is amazing for sponsoring our Christmas Present CAL and our first project was such a pleasure to design and crochet. The ELKies asked for a Christmas tree skirt last year, but I ran out of time…..all things in due time right? Let’s get things started!
I really think you’re gonna love the yarn for a few reasons:
- It’s a great cotton yarn, so it will last for a long time.
- The yarn is perfect for Christmas because of the sparkly twinkle you can see.
- It’s on SALE! (see below)
- You’ll also get a discount code (see below)
When I told Premier Yarns that I wanted to design a Christmas Tree Skirt, they suggested the Premier Home Cotton Big Glitz. I already knew that I wanted to design the skirt using cotton, but when I received the “samples” to play with……it was perfect.
There are 12 panels individually made with this skirt. The pattern is easy, and I’m going to ensure you will be successful. I’ll have a well written pattern, stitch diagrams and probably a video tutorial for you too!! You will enjoy this project and create a heirloom for yourself or someone special.
If you aren’t a member of the ELK Studio Crocheter’s FB group…whatcha waiting on? We have all skill levels in there, so you can get your questions answered by a very supportive group of people! We actually call ourselves the ELKies!
So let’s get on with the supply list and schedule!
- Premier Home Big Cotton Glitz, #4 Worsted Weight Yarn, 83% Cotton, 15% Polyester, 2% Metallic, 490 yards/280g, Colorway: Green Gold (2 skeins), Red Gold (2 Skeins), Cream Gold (1 Skein)
- Hook Size: G/4.00
- Tapestry Needle for Weaving in the ends.
Finished Measurements: 141 ” in circumference. 45″ in width
The yarn is actually on SALE right now and what a deal! Get your yarn now for $4.49/skein plus take a 10% discount using the code KL005. The code is valid until 7/25/2017.
July 3rd/Week 1 – Supply List and Schedule (Current Week)
July 10th/Week 2 – Panels 1-6
July 17th/Week 3 – Panels 6-12
July 24th/Week 4 – Edging
Please note the schedule is subject to change as needed.
Each week the Main Page of the Christmas Present CAL will update, so if you seem to be missing one, you can just click HERE to find all of them in one place!
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