This beautiful rustic crochet nativity set is a perfect addition to your holiday decor. It’s lovey to display and perfect for little hands to play with as well. Make one of these gorgeous nativity sets for yourself and make one to gift away this year! This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
Happy November! It’s time for our newly instated holiday tradition of our crochet Nativity Crochet Along!
WHAT IS A CROCHET ALONG?
Simply put, a crochet along (CAL) is simply a guided crochet project where we all work together, one day at a time!
HOW DOES IT WORK ?
Each day of the CAL, I will share the links/parts of the patterns we will be working on, and we will all work together. Sharing your progress is completely optional, but you may find enjoyment in doing so, and complimenting the work of others!
HOW DO I JOIN?
It’s each day, I will send out an email, and make a post on Facebook with the piece we will be working on that day. We will work together (in our own homes) on the same parts! You can be as active as you want to be!
WHAT DOES IT COST?
The CAL itself has no fee, and the first 4 pieces patterns are FREE (Joseph, Mary, Baby, Manger) ! If you would like to work the entire set, you can get the full pattern in my shops:
Whistle and Ivy Shop
It’s also available in my Endless Bundle, my all-access pass that includes my entire pattern library! Get it for one month for just $8.99! Learn more.
WHAT ARE THE DATES?
Nov. 19 – Nov. 24, 2020
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CROCHET NATIVITY SET – FREE CROCHET PATTERN
What you need:
– Size F hook (just make sure your gauge is very tight, you shouldn’t be able to see stuffing or spaces between your stitches.
– Fingering Weight Yarn: I suggest Palette Yarn by WeCrochet. It’s my absolute favorite and I love the finished look! It is a 100% wool and has a gorgeous, rustic flair. I just love it and I only use this yarn for my sets!
This year, I altered my set slightly and condensed the colors so you wouldn’t need to buy so many colors. This might affect how many sets you can make with the suggested yarn, so please keep that in mind. You will be able to make one with the new suggestions, and I think possibly two, but this isn’t guaranteed!
I still have the full list in the PDF, so you can decide which way you want to go.
Condensed Color List: (For full set)
Marble Heather or Ash
Full Color List: (for full set)
Briar Heather(chocolate brown)
Hare Heather (taupe manger)
Wonderland Heather (Mary’s Blue cloak)
Bittersweet Heather (very dark brown)
Oyster Heather (cream)
Wheat Heather (faces)
Marble Heather (light, heather gray)
Ash (dark gray)
Almond (tree trunk)
Rooibos Heather (reddish brown)
Verdant Heather (forest green)
For Holy Family Mini Set (free patterns)
Hare Heather (taupe manger, bottom of Joseph
Oyster Heather – Mary’s Cloak, Baby Body
Briar Heather – Joseph Body
Wheat Heather – Faces
Marble Heather – Joseph Cloak, Mary Body
– Creche and Pedestal:
If you would like to purchase a creche to display your finished nativity set, I recommend this Etsy shop. They are beautifully made.
– Small Weights/washers/rocks:
I highly recommend putting small weights in the bottom of each figure to help them stand up better.
If you want to get a head start, here are the links to the free mini nativity set: Mary, Joseph and Baby/Manger.
The entire set includes 13 total figures: Along with the free pieces, you get 3 wisemen, 2 shepherds, a palm tree, a small laying sheep, an angel, and stars backdrop.
You can also get the pattern included in the Whistle and Ivy all-access pass! The ENDLESS BUNDLE includes the entire library of patterns PLUS courses, videos, printable and more! Starting at just $8.99 per month!
Can’t wait to get started! Please let me know if you have questions!