Crochet Merry Christmas Pixel Graph

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I promised you one last embellishment to the Crochet Christmas Character Afghan! A top and bottom Merry Christmas word border are the final pieces of my blanket and now I will be able to stitch it together (tutorial on that coming soon!). The word graphs are worked corner-2-corner like the rest of the blanket. I turned my graph sideways and started working for the bottom right up to the top left. Since these graphs aren’t square, you will need to make increase rows on one side and decrease rows on the other side for most of the pattern. Follow THIS VIDEO DEMONSTRATION by The Crochet Crowd for more explanation on how to crochet C2C afghans. Just like my squares I used a size F (3.75mm) hook and worsted weight yarn . Specifically Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice  in White and Scarlet Red (for the background and words), and Little Boy Blue, Mustard, Scarlet, and Fern Green for the Christmas lights.  And just like before I used HDC’s instead of the traditional C2C method of using DC’s.

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If you are just joining in, you can find the squares to make this Christmas Character Afghan by following the links below:

  1. Santa 
  2. Christmas Tree
  3. Frosty the Snowman
  4. Santa’s Sleigh
  5. Elf
  6. Gingerbread Man
  7. Wreath
  8. Rudolph 
  9. Christmas Stocking
  10. Candy Cane BONUS square and other pixel graph options

I do want to mention that the only problem with the word graphs is that the backside is a mirror image… meaning that the words will be backwards when you flip the afghan over.

This is what the back looks like:

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You can download the Merry Christmas Pixel Graph HERE

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Written pattern for the “MERRY”  and “CHRISTMAS” color changes by fellow crocheter and RCM follower, Claudia Melgar! Thanks Claudia!

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Color Chart:
W = White
R = Red
B = Blue
Y = Yellow
G = Green
BL = Black

Row 1 to 8 all White (W)
Row 9 – 1W 3G 5W
Row 10 – 5W 4G 1W
Row 11 – 2W 4G 5W
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Row 12 – 6W 3G 2W
Row 13 – 3W 4G 4W
Row 14 – 4W 4G 3W
Row 15 – 4W 3G 1BL 3W
Row 16 – 3W 1BL 2G 5W
Row 17 – 2W 3Y 6W
Row 18 – 5W 4Y 2W
Row 19 – 3W 4Y 4W
Row 20 – 5W 3Y 3W
Row 21 – 4W 4Y 3W
Row 22 – 3W 4Y 4W
Row 23 – 5W 3Y 1BL 2W
Row 24 – 2W 1BL 2Y 6W
Row 25 – 11W
Row 26 – 11W
Row 27 – 2W 1R 8W
Row 28 – 7W 2R 2W
Row 29 – 3W 2R 6W
Row 30 – 3W 4R 4W
Row 31 – 5W 4R 2W
Row 32 – 2W 1R 1W 1R 3W 1R 2W
Row 33 – 2W 1R 3W 1R 4W
Row 34 – 3W 1R 3W 1R 3W
Row 35 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 36 – 2W 1R 1W 5R 2W
Row 37 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 38 – 3W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 39 – 2W 1R 2W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 40 – 2W 3R 2W 1R 3W
Row 41 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 42 – 2W 1R 1W 5R 2W
Row 43 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 44 – 3W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 45 – 2W 1R 2W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 46 – 2W 3R 3W 1R 2W
Row 47 – 2W 1R 4W 2R 2W
Row 48 – 2W 1R 4W 2R 2W
Row 49 – 3W 2R 1W 1R 4W
Row 50 – 2W 1R 1W 3R 1W 1R 2W
Row 51 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 52 – 2W 3R 1W 2R 3W
Row 53 – 4W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 54 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 5W
Row 55 – 2W 1R 1W 4R 3W
Row 56 – 2W 4R 1W 2R 2W
Row 57 – 3W 3R 5W
Row 58 – 4W 3R 4W
Row 59 – 5W 2R 4W
Row 60 – 3W 2R 6W
Row 61 – 7W 1R 3W
Row 62 – 2W 1R 8W
Row 63 – 11W
Row 64 – 6W 3B 2W
Row 65 – 2W 4B 5W
Row 66 – 4W 4B 3W
Row 67 – 3W 3B 5W
Row 68 – 3W 4B 4W
Row 69 – 4W 4B 3W
Row 70 – 2W 1BL 3B 1W 3R 1W
Row 71 – 1W 4R 1W 2B 1BL 2W
Row 72 – 5W 4R 2W
Row 73 – 2W 3R 6W
Row 74 – 4W 4R 3W
Row 75 – 3W 4R 4W
Row 76 – 3W 1BL 3R 4W
Row 77 – 5W 2R 1BL 3W
///////////// START DECREASE //////////////
Row 78 – 10W
Rows 79 to 87 all White (W)

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Color Chart:
W = White
R = Red
B = Blue
G = Green
BL = Black

Row 1 to 8 all White (W)
Row 9 – 1W 3B 5W
Row 10 – 5W 4B 1W
Row 11 – 2W 4B 5W
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Row 12 – 6W 3B 2W
Row 13 – 3W 4B 4W
Row 14 – 4W 4B 3W
Row 15 – 4W 3B 1BL 3W
Row 16 – 3W 1BL 2B 2W 1R 2W
Row 17 – 2W 2R 7W
Row 18 – 6W 3R 2W
Row 19 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 5W
Row 20 – 5W 1R 5W
Row 21 – 2W 1R 2W 1R 5W
Row 22 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 23 – 3W 2R 1W 3R 2W
Row 24 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 25 – 2W 5R 1W 1R 2W
Row 26 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 27 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 3W
Row 28 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 29 – 3W 2R 1W 3R 2W
Row 30 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 4W
Row 31 – 5W 2R 4W
Row 32 – 3W 4R 1W 1R 2W
Row 33 – 2W 2R 1W 4R 2W
Row 34 – 5W 3R 3W
Row 35 – 4W 3R 4W
Row 36 – 4W 2R 5W
Row 37 – 2W 1R 3W 2R 3W
Row 38 – 3W 1R 3W 2R 2W
Row 39 – 3W 2R 3W 1R 2W
Row 40 – 5W 2R 4W
Row 41 – 5W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 42 – 2W 3R 3W 1R 2W
Row 43 – 2W 2R 3W 2R 2W
Row 44 – 2W 1R 3W 3R 2W
Row 45 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 2W 1R 2W
Row 46 – 2W 1R 2W 1R 5W
Row 47 – 2W 1R 2W 1R 5W
Row 48 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 49 – 3W 2R 1W 3R 2W
Row 50 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 51 – 2W 1R 2W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 52 – 3W 2R 2W 1R 3W
Row 53 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 54 – 2W 1R 1W 5R 2W
Row 55 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 56 – 3W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 57 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 58 – 2W 3R 1W 2R 3W
Row 59 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 60 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 61 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 62 – 2W 5R 1W 1R 2W
Row 63 – 2W 1R 2W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 64 – 3W 2R 3W 1R 2W
Row 65 – 2W 1R 4W 2R 2W
Row 66 – 2W 1R 4W 1R 3W
Row 67 – 3W 2R 6W
Row 68 – 2W 1R 2W 2R 4W
Row 69 – 5W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 70 – 2W 3R 2W 3G 1W
Row 71 – 1W 4G 2W 2R 2W
Row 72 – 5W 4G 2W
Row 73 – 2W 4G 5W
Row 74 – 4W 4G 3W
Row 75 – 3W 4G 4W
Row 76 – 3W 1BL 1G 1W 1G 4W
Row 77 – 5W 2G 1BL 3W
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Row 78 – 10W
Rows 79 to 87 all White (W)

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FELIZ NAVIDAD version by Claudia as well!

Color Chart:
W = White
R = Red
B = Blue
Y = Yellow
G = Green
BL = Black

Row 1 to 8 all White (W)
Row 9-1 in 3 g 5 w
Row 10-5 in 4 g 1 w
Row 11-2 w 4 g 5 w
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Row 12 – 6W 3G 2W
Row 13-3 w 4 g 4 w
Row 14-4 w 4 g 3 w
Row 15-4 w 3 g 1 BL 3 w
Row 16-3 in 1 BL 2 g 5 w
Row 17-2 w and 6 w 3
Row 18-5 w 4 y 2 w
Row 19-3 w and 4 w 4
Row 20-5 in 3 y 3 w
Row 21-4 w and 3 w 4
Row 22-3 w and 4 w 4
Row 23-5 in 3 y 1 BL 2 in
Row 24-2 w 1 BL 2 y 6 w
Row 25 – 11W
Row 26 – 11W
Row 27 – 11W
Row 28 – 8W 1R 2W
Row 29 – 2W 1R 8W
Row 30 – 8W 1R 2W
Row 31 – 2W 1R 8W
Row 32-4 in 5 r 2 in
Row 33-2 w-6 r 3 w
Row 34-2 w-6 r 3 w
Row 35-2W 1R 5W 1R 2W
Row 36-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 37-3 in 2 r 3 in 1 r 2 in
Row 38-2 in 1 r 2 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 2 in
Row 39-2 in 1 r 2 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 2 in
Row 40-3 in 2 r 3 in 1 r 2 in
Row 41-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 42-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 43 – 3W 2R 6W
Row 44-5 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 2 in
Row 45-2 in 1 r 2 in 2 r 4 in
Row 46-3 in 2 r 3 in 1 r 2 in
Row 47-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 48-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 49-3 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 4 in
Row 50-2 in 1 r 1 in 3 r 4 in
Row 51-5 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 2 in
Row 52 – 2W 3R 6W
Row 53-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 54-2 in 1 r 4 in 2 r 2 in
Row 55-3 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 4 in
Row 56-2 in 1 r 1 in 3 r 4 in
Row 57-5 in 2 r 1 in 1 r 2 in
Row 58 – 2W 3R 6W
Row 59 – 7W 2R 2W
Row 60 – 2W 1R 8W
Row 61 – 11W
Row 62 – 11W
Row 63 – 11W
Row 64 – 6W 3B 2W
Row 65 – 2W 4B 5W
Row 66-4 in 4 b 3 in
Row 67-3 in 4 b 4 in
Row 68-3 in 4 b 4 in
Row 69-4 in 4 b 3 in
Row 70-2 in 1 BL 1 b 1 in 1 b 1 in 3 r 1 in
Row 71-1 in 4 r 1 in 2 b 1 BL 2 in
Row 72-5 w 4 r 2 w
Row 73-2 w 4 r 5 w
Row 74-4 in 4 r 3 in
Row 75-3 in 4 r 4 in
Row 76-3 in 1 BL 1 r 1 in 1 r 4 in
Row 77-5 in 2 r 1 BL 3 in
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Row 78 – 10W
Rows 79 to 87 all White (W)

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Color Chart:
W = White
R = Red
B = Blue
G = Green
BL = Black

Row 1 to 8 all White (W)
Row 9 – 1W 3B 5W
Row 10 – 5W 4B 1W
Row 11 – 2W 4B 5W
///////////// START DECREASE //////////////
Row 12 – 6W 3B 2W
Row 13 – 3W 4B 4W
Row 14 – 4W 4B 3W
Row 15 – 4W 3B 1BL 3W
Row 16 – 3W 1BL 2B 5W
Row 17 – 11W
Row 18 – 11W
Row 19 – 11W
Row 20 – 11W
Row 21 – 11W
Row 22 – 7W 2R 2W
Row 23 – 2W 3R 6W
Row 24 – 5W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 25 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 4W
Row 26 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 27 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 3W
Row 28 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 29 – 3W 2R 1W 3R 2W
Row 30 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 31 – 2W 5R 1W 1R 2W
Row 32 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 33 – 4W 2R 1W 1R 3W
Row 34 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 35 – 2W 3R 1W 3R 2W
Row 36 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 37 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 4W
Row 38 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 39 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 3W
Row 40 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 41 – 3W 2R 1W 3R 2W
Row 42 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 4W
Row 43 – 5W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 44 – 3W 2R 6W
Row 45 – 2W 3R 2W 2R 2W
Row 46 – 2W 1R 1W 4R 3W
Row 47 – 3W 1R 1W 3R 3W
Row 48 – 2W 2R 2W 1R 4W
Row 49 – 4W 2R 2W 1R 2W
Row 50 – 5W 1R 2W 1R 2W
Row 51 – 2W 2R 2W 1R 4W
Row 52 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 53 – 2W 1R 1W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 54 – 2W 1R 1W 5R 2W
Row 55 – 3W 2R 1W 2R 3W
Row 56 – 3W 1R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 57 – 2W 2R 1W 2R 1W 1R 2W
Row 58 – 2W 3R 1W 2R 3W
Row 59 – 4W 2R 1W 2R 2W
Row 60 – 4W 3R 1W 1R 2W
Row 61 – 2W 2R 1W 3R 3W
Row 62 – 2W 2R 1W 3R 3W
Row 63 – 4W 3R 1W 1R 2W
Row 64 – 4W 2R 5W
Row 65 – 6W 2R 3W
Row 66 – 2W 2R 7W
Row 67 – 8W 1R 2W
Row 68 – 11W
Row 69 – 11W
Row 70 – 7W 3G 1W
Row 71 – 1W 4G 6W
Row 72 – 5W 4G 2W
Row 73 – 2W 4G 5W
Row 74 – 4W 4G 3W
Row 75 – 3W 4G 4W
Row 76 – 3W 1BL 1G 1W 1G 4W
Row 77 – 5W 2G 1BL 3W
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Row 78 – 10W
Rows 79 to 87 all White (W)

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I’m thinking of stringing the light bulbs together by weaving a stranding of black yarn through the tops… I didn’t like my first attempt so I will try again when my mind is fresh! But I wanted to throw out that idea as well!

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Comments

  1. Rhonda says

    Just when I thought it could not get any cuter, Awesome!!! Thank you so very much for sharing you darling creation with me! Thank you, thank you!

  2. kellie angelosanto says

    I finished two squares, i am wondering how to make them into a pillow instead?? Any suggestions will be most welcome! Thank you!

  3. Lorraine says

    Is there any ONE place I can find the pattern for all the squares….. I have downloaded them all separately but would love to put them all in one download. Thank You for your help !!! and thank you for the beautiful pattern.

    • Vangie says

      If it allowed, I could send you my file…I downloaded them all onto one file. I could even send it to repeatcraterme.com so that all could have access to it. I hope this is viewed by them and they can advise.

    • Judy Little says

      Thank you so much. I just found this and have started the first square. Only I messed up and did doubles is that going to make a huge difference?

  4. Maris says

    That’s the perfect ending to this fabulous project!

    I had a hard time getting going, but now I’ve got the hang of it so I should be able to finish this, maybe by Christmas. Thanks so much for this.

  5. says

    Hi Sarah – I’m loving your designs so much you’ve inspired me to design my own nativity version! I was wondering the best way to stitch them all together to make the blanket. I’ve never made a blanket before so not sure what way is best for this type of design.
    Can’t wait to see what else you have planned :)
    Laura (in New Zealand)

  6. says

    These borders are wonderful. I think they are also great for hanging them on the wall instead of using them for the Christmas Blanket. Thanks for all your great designs and patterns.

    Have a nice day, Margaret

  7. Ruth says

    This project is impressive! I love the Christmas theme and your use of the simple C2C technique to create the components.

    This was an enjoyable CAL .

    Thank You

  8. Marcela says

    Wow! This is gorgeous! Could you indicate what’s the size (not in stitches but in centimetres) of the final blanket once all squares and banners are assembled? Thanks!

  9. kirsty says

    11 colours in total? I can’t wait to see the whole thing all joined up.
    I’m making a baby blanket C2C to master the stitch and then I’m going to get going on this. Maybe it’ll see the light of day for Christmas 2016!
    Thank you for creating and more so for sharing 😀

    • Becky Rockett says

      I was wondering the same thing. It looks like there’s a single crochet around it, but does it also have the double crochet?

  10. says

    I was looking to find the written pattern for the nutcracker and the Christmas ornament.I looked everywhere and could not find it.Do you know if there is one for these two?I would greatly appreciate it if you could help.Btw,I love your work and appreciate you so much.Again,thanks.

  11. Sandy says

    I am doing this blanket I cannot wait to get it done it might take me till next year but I am going to finish also I love the Seahawks blanket can it be done in c2c and is there a pattern for it

  12. Peggy Snyder says

    I just wanted to say that I love your work. I am a very,very beginner at doing c2c graphs.I am a bit nervous but am willing to learn so I can do this wonderful afghan. I do have 1 quick ? for you…I can’t seem to get the Christmas Stocking to load. Please help. Thanks in advance,Peggy S

  13. Kristy says

    If I wanted to make this, how much yarn-number of skeins per color to make the whole blanket?

    Thanks

  14. carol says

    every time i try to get the stocking pattern it gives me the 404 error. where can i get it? also, how do you join your squares?

    LOVE the patterns!!

    carol

  15. Donna Cooney says

    thank you very much for this fantastic pattern – have done 8 squares so far using the traditional C2C stitches – so love the results!! Started the “Merry” banner and cannot get it right – is there a video??? – I am stuck on row 12 (6W 3G 2W) – dont know if it is just my left handedness or me just being brain dead – but it is not working out right

  16. Tracyanne says

    Hi can this be knitted as its graphs for the banners am I just casting on 77 sts n bring in the colours as it shows u in chart

  17. Judy Little says

    Thank you so much. I just found this and have started the first square. Only I messed up and did doubles is that going to make a huge difference?

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