Who hasn’t ever wanted to wear a lit-up Christmas tree on their head? It’s definitely an attention-getter and you’ll receive lots of
comments at any holiday party you wear this hat to. So if you’d like to crochet
your own light-up Christmas tree hat for yourself, a family member, or a close
friend you’d like to embarrass, then this Instructables project is for you!
Step 1: Materials You’ll Need
You’ll need the items pictured above, as well as a few other things – here’s everything you’ll need to gather:
- Green yarn. This will make the tree part. I’d
recommend a bulky yarn (size 5). I used Lion
Brand’s Homespun Forest yarn,
article #790-604. I used about half of the 185 yards/169 meters of the
- White yarn. This will make the snow the tree sits
on. This should be the same size bulkiness as the green yarn. I used Lion
Brand’s Homespun Hepplewhite yarn, article #790-300. I used about
half of the 185 yards/169 meters of the skein.
- Crochet hook. This should be the right size for
the yarns – mine was size K-10.5 (6.5 mm).
- Embroidery/large needle. This is for threading the
yarn. It should be small enough that a bead can fit over it.
- Stuffing. I just used 100% polyester fiberfill, but other stuffings would work.
- Beads. These
will be ornaments for the tree. I think the best colors for looking
ornament-like are orange, yellow, red, dark green, and dark blue.
- A small amount of red yarn. Alternatively you
could use gold yarn. This will be “ribbon” on the tree.
- Measuring tape or ruler
- Two small pieces of cardboard, at least 6 cm by 6
- Battery-powered string of LED lights (and
batteries). I used this
string of 30 LEDs from Amazon.com.
- Paper clip
- Permanent marker