Please note:You need to have a basic knowledge of crocheting to make these ornaments. You need: Size 7 steel crochet hook Size 10 crochet cotton (I use white with sparkles in it for an extra touch) Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl stin beg sc. Rnd 2: Ch 6 (counts as dc plus ch 3), (dc in next sc, ch 3)6 times; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-6: 7 dc. Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same dc, ch 5, (2 dc in next dc, ch 5) around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of begch-3. Rnd 4: Sl st to 2nd dc, sc in same dc, * (sc, hdc, dc, 2 tr, dc, hdc, sc) in ch-5 sp (shell made), sc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * around, ending last rep by working sc in last rep by working sc in last dc; join with sl st in beg sc: 7shells. Rnd 5: Ch 10 (counts as hdc plus ch 8), dc in 2nd tr, ch 8,* hdc in 3rd sc, ch 8, dc in 2nd tr, ch 8; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg sc: 7 shells. Rnd 6: Sl st in first 2 chs of beg ch-10 of prev rnd,4 sc in same ch-10 sp, ch 3, dc in next dc,(ch 6,(hdc in dc just made,ch 6) twice, sc in same dc) (triple picot made), ch 3, 4 sc in next ch-8 sp, ch 4, * 4 sc in next ch-8 sp, ch 4; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg sc; finish off: 7 points. Abbreviations: Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain Sl=Slip Stitch Sc=Single Crochet Sp=Space Tr=Triple Crochet I have made many of these ornaments over the years. They cover my tree :o).I stiffen them using glue with a little water,then I pin them on a cardboard piece covered with tinfoil.Allow to dry.