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12 Sheepish Days – Day 2 Crochet Holly Gift Topper

Thank you so much for the great response to yesterday’s post and the beginning of this series! I really do hope you enjoy making these crafts this season. Day 2 of 12 Sheepish Days is this simple crochet holly leaf gift topper!

You will need…
– Red and green worsted weight yarn
– Size H8/5mm crochet hook
– Scissors
– Cardboard
– Pencil

I found this crochet holly leaf pattern on Attic24 and thought it would make a great gift topper!

First, crochet three holly leaves. Skip the stem since it will be covered up by the pom pom. Leave a long tail on one of the leaves and then weave in the ends on the other two. Using my pom pom tutorial, make a medium size pom pom. Next, take the three holly leaves and hold them together in the center. Using the long tail, sew the three leaves together. Next, sew the pom pom to the top of the holly leaf cluster. Lastly, take a long length of green yarn, weave it through the center of the holly and tie it around the package with a knot.

I love how a little bit of yarn can make plain white gift wrap look festive. I hope you give this a try! Please send me the pictures of your creations and tag them with #12SheepishDays. Also, if you would like to spread the word about this series, please grab the button below.

One Sheepish Girl
  1. Helen says:

    These are so great! I’m really trying to get better at following patterns when I crochet instead of doing huge projects with the same few stitches so your projects are really inspiring me at the moment
    http://ahandfulofhope.blogspot.co.uk/

  2. eskimo*rose says:

    I feel like I’ve missed out as I had an internet free day yesterday! These look great, now I’m going off to see what you did yesterday …
    xx

  3. Chloe Moon says:

    I wish I kept up with my crochet because this is really cute! =)

    Ergo – Blog

  4. Michelle says:

    I love this idea! I’m totally going to make these for my gifts.

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  5. Ashleigh says:

    This is really making me wish that I could read patterns! They are adorable…and so were the bags yesterday! I can’t wait to see what else you have up your sleeve 😉

    xx Ashleigh
    http://www.ashflynn.blogspot.com

  6. Lotta says:

    This idea is really unique! I’m really getting excited about wrapping this year, I definately have to try this one! :)

    http://mamsellimargaritas.blogspot.fi/

  7. Penelope says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, I will be definitely making this xox Penelope

  8. This is such a beautiful packaging Meredith! I’m getting inspired this year to create beautiful presents wrapping too :)

  9. Oh that is absolutely perfect!I’ve decided to make my own gift wrapping this year and this one’s quite an idea!!I’ll drop you a comment, when I’ll try it! :)
    Hélène
    http://noeudrose.blogspot.gr/

  10. Emma says:

    I’ll be spreading the word in my next blog post!

  11. Alessandra says:

    cute!!
    xxx Alessandra

  12. ach! says:

    So cute! Have to try it! ach!

  13. This is lovely – so very pretty!
    Claire

  14. Rhianne says:

    I love this idea!

  15. yoojin says:

    Cute idea! :) Definitely something to consider for wrapping the christmas gifts. :)

  16. SO Cute! I’m going to have to do this! :)
    Thanks for the idea!
    XO

  17. Anonymous says:

    i can see this as a cute garland/bunting.

  18. char says:

    Wow, this looks so effective on a plain parcel. I wish I could crochet. Maybe next Xmas I’ll have learnt to make these 😉

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