Oops, I did it again. I’m guilty. I know I already made a burlap lighted garland and a crochet ruffled lighted garland last year, but I couldn’t resist making a new lighted garland for Christmas this year. When Christmas lights go on clearance after the holidays, I find myself stocking up on new boxes of string lights.
I recently dug through my holiday stash to find an extra string of lights so I could get busy on this project once inspiration hit. I created a fun Crochet Pom Pom Lighted Garland that has quickly become a favorite project for me. Friends, this garland not only lights up my home for the holidays, but my face lights up with a smile each time I look at it. 🙂 Let me share with you how easy it is to create one of your own.
Crochet Pom Pom Lighted Garland Materials:
- Crochet Hook Size H
- String of lights (white wire)
- Red Pom Pom Garland String
- White Worsted Yarn
I purchased 3 strings of Pom Pom Garland from Michael’s Craft Store for my string of lights. You may need more or less depending on the length of your light string.
Now let’s get started. There really is only one round to this project and it’s super simple once you get the hang of it. You are going to be working single crochet stitches around the lighted string and working single crochet stitches between the pom poms at times to attach the garland to the string. Let me show you how it’s done.
First, attach the pom pom garland and yarn to the lighted string with a slip stitch between the first two pom poms.
Now chain 2. While holding the strand of yarn across the top of the lighted garland string, insert hook under the lighted garland string and yarn over, creating 2 loops on hook, yarn over the garland string and pull strands through both loops making a single crochet around the lighted garland string. Do this 6 times.
On the next stitch you will attach the pom pom garland to the string of lights by inserting the hook under the garland string and the next space between the pom poms, yarn over creating 2 loops on the hook. Yarn over the lighted garland and pom pom garland then pull both loops through making a single crochet.
Continue working single crochet in this same manner (6 single crochet stitches around the lighted garland then 1 single crochet stitch between the pom poms garland string), working around the light bulbs, until you reach the last light bulb and the garland is covered. When you reach the end of one pom pom garland, attach the new string with a slip stitch like you did in the beginning.
Once the string of lights is covered, cut off any excess pom pom garland then tie off yarn and weave in ends.
I love the way the red pom pom color pops out against the white crochet trim.
Now plug in this beauty and have a look. Isn’t this lighted garland project is so whimsical and cute? I love that it adds some fun to my Christmas tree.
This crochet pom pom lighted garland really stands out against the green Christmas tree. If you’re looking for a showstopper for your tree this year, this is it!
I hope you enjoy making your own Crochet Pom Pom Lighted Garland to hang on your tree, over your mantel, wherever your home needs some Christmas spirit this year. Be sure to check out my other lighted garland projects, too. See the links below!