Monster Truck Christmas Tree Ornament

Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration. This will be a Christmas tree favorite for many years to come!

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While decorating our Christmas tree this year, I realized that I needed much more toddler friendly ornaments. My son absolutely loves his Monster Truck C2C Blanket that I made him and after being really really familiar with that design, I decided to free form crochet an ornament. I took brief notes along the way and made a few more to test it out and now I am ready to share with you!

Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.

Supplies:

Worsted Weight #4 Yarn (I used Lily Sugar n Cream)

  • Color 1: Wheel Center: Grey
  • Color 2: Wheels/Window: Navy Blue or Black
  • Color 3: Main Truck Body: Red
  • Color 4: Lights/Flame: Yellow

4.5 mm Crochet Hook

Hot Glue Gun (this one is the best I’ve ever used!)

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Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.

Abbreviations:

  • Chain (ch)
  • Change Colors (CC)
  • Color 1 (C1): Grey
  • Color 2 (C2): Navy Blue
  • Color 3 (C3): Red
  • Color 4 (C4): Yellow
  • Stitch (st)
  • Slip Stitch (sl st)
  • Single Crochet (sc)
  • Double Crochet (dc)
  • Single Crochet 2 Together (sc2tog)
Finished Size: 5″ wide x 4″ tall
Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.
Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.

Ornament Instructions:

Wheels (make 2):

Row 1: C1: Magic Circle, ch 2 (counts as sc), sc into magic circle, *ch 1, 2 sc* two times, ch 1 then sl st into ch 2 (9)

Row 2: CC to C2: ch 1, *sc into each sc, 2 sc in each ch 1* repeat around and sl st into the ch 1 (12)

Row 3: ch 1, sl st in each st around (12)

Cut yarn and leave a 5″ tail.

Connecting Wheels: using C2

Attach yarn to the hook at the wheel, chain 5 then sc to attach to the bottom corner of the second wheel (underneath the tail of the second wheel). Repeat with he other wheel, so the two chains create an X while connecting the two wheels.

Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.

Truck Body:

Row 1: C3: ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, turn. (15)

Rows 2-4: ch 1, sc across, turn. (15)

Row 5: ch 1, sc in first 13 st, CC to C4: sc in next 2 st, turn. (15)

Row 6: C4: sc in first 2 st, CC to C3: sc in next 8 st, turn (10)

Rows 7-8: C3: ch 1, sc in 1st st, CC to C2: sc in next 4 st, CC to C3: sc in 1 st, turn. (6)

Row 9: C3: ch 1, sc in 1st st, CC to C2: sc2tog in next 2 st two times, CC to C3: sc in 1 st, turn (4)

Row 10: C3: ch 1, sc across, CC to C2 at the end of the row to begin suspension chain (4)

Back Chain (over truck bed):

Ch 6 using C2, then sc into the 2nd st of row 5, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Crochet this Monster Truck ornament really quickly using any worsted weight yarn. Great Christmas tree ornament or present decoration.

Flame:

Row 1: ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next st (2)

Row 2: ch 1, sc across (2)

Row 3/Flames: ch 3, sc down ch 3 (starting in 2nd ch from hook) then sl st in 1st sc, ch 6, sc down ch 6 (starting in 2nd ch from hook) then sl st in sc at base, ch 3 and sc down ch 3 (starting in 2nd ch from hook) then sc in last st to secure. Cut yarn and weave in ends

Assembly:

Using a hot glue gun, attach the wheels on the bottom and the flame to the side.

I really hope you enjoyed this pattern and if you did please check out my other free crochet patterns!

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