Quick Christmas Ornaments—Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas is just around the corner…who is ready?! I know one of the huge needs in a crocheters life at Christmas is the need for QUICK crochet patterns—am I right? Well, today I want to bring you a classic Christmas ornament that will work up in 10-20 minutes!

quick christmas ornaments—free crochet pattern

When I was thinking about an ornament design, one of my top priorities was to make a classic ornament—but also something that could be made last minute (for those of us who like to procrastinate! 😉 Haha. I think I achieved this fairly well! Let me know what YOU think in the comments of this post!

quick christmas ornaments—free crochet pattern

If you want an even EASIER and QUICKER time making these ornaments, be sure to get the easily printable version of this pattern by clicking HERE. This is an ad-free, PDF version I know you’ll love!

Oh, and don’t miss my other FREE Christmas pattern…the Winterberry Basket!

All right, lets get onto the pattern now!

quick christmas ornaments—free crochet pattern

Quick Christmas Ornaments

By Desert Blossom Crafts

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  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Sample Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in 2 colors (main color and contrasting color)
  • G/4.25mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle




Chain 2 at the beginning of each round NEVER counts as a stitch! This ch 2 is there simply to eliminate a hole in the joining area.

Abbreviations/Stitches Used:

Chain – ch

Slip Stitch – sl st

Single crochet – sc

Half Double Crochet – hdc

Repeat – rep

Round(s) – rnd(s)

Skip – sk

Stitch(es) – st(s)

MC: Main Color

CC: Contrasting Color

Special Stitch:

Half Double Crochet 2 Together (hdc2tog):
YO, insert hook in indicated st, YO, pull up loop. Insert hook in next st, YO, pull up loop. YO, pull through last 4 loops on hook.


Rnd 1: With MC, Ch 3 (does NOT count as st,here and throughout), 10 hdc in 3rd chain from hook. Join with sl st in first hdc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in ea st around. Join with a sl st to first hdc. (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in ea st around. Join with a sl st to first hdc. (20 hdc). Fasten off color MC.

Rnd 4: Join CC with a sc in any st. Sc in ea hdc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off CC.

Rnd 5: Join MC with a sl st in any st. Ch 2, hdc in ea sc around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc2tog in ea st around. Join with a sl st to first hdc2tog. (10 hdc)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, hdc2tog in ea st around. Join with a sl st to first hdc2tog (5 hdc)

Fasten Off, leaving a tail for sewing.


Weave end through last 5 sts and sew opening closed.

Attach a hanger—I simply used a piece of yarn knotted at the surface of the ornament.

I hope you have enjoyed this pattern. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I would love to help!

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4 thoughts on “Quick Christmas Ornaments—Free Crochet Pattern

  1. well I figured they were…did you use fiberfill. I was thinking that a styrofoam ball would be good if you put it in when you were at the middle of each ornament

    1. Yes, I did use fiberfill. But a styrofoam ball is an interesting idea! If you try it, let me know how it works!

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