How to Make a Rope Light Tree Skirt

Use basic crochet skills to cozy up any holiday tree with a sweet tree skirt that looks amazing day or night.

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Cozy up any holiday tree with this crocheted tree skirt that looks amazing day or night.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Materials Needed

Skirt Dimensions: 16 1/2" in diameter

  • 1 skein super chunky yarn
  • crochet needle (8mm, size 11)
  • 18' tube lights
  • scissors

Create Magic Ring

Start by crocheting a simple "magic ring." Wrap yarn around your fingers into a loop, then pull yarn back through the loop with a crochet needle and repeat. Then, do a chain-stitch crochet. Repeat eight times to create the ring. You’ll need to go around a few more times to get the proper width, as the tube lights only bend so much.

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Step 1- Create Magic Ring Start by crocheting a simple “magic ring”. Wrap yarn around fingers into a loop, then pulling yarn back through the loop with crochet needle and repeat. Then do a chain stitch crochet. Repeat eight times to create the ring. HINT: You’ll need to go around a few more times to get the proper width, as the tube lights only bend so much.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Add Tube Lights

To incorporate the lights, crochet two single chains.

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Step 2- Add Tube Lights Next, to incorporate the lights, crochet 2 single chains.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Crochet Around Lights

Pulling the tube lights into the circle, continue to crochet one single chain, then two single chains loosely until you reach the end. Cut yarn and tie off in a knot.

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Step 3- Crochet Around Lights Pulling the tube lights into the circle, continue to crochet 1 single chain, then 2 single chains loosely until you reach the end. Cut yarn and tie off in a knot.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Display

Display around the base of a miniature tabletop tree all season long. If you're feeling ambitious, make a larger skirt for your primary Christmas tree.

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Rope Light Tree Skirt

Cozy up any holiday tree with this crocheted tree skirt that look amazing day or night.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

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