Free Crochet Pattern Snowman & Santa Ornaments #81

Snowman & Santa Ornaments

FP157

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 2-1/2” wide x 5 tall
Materials: Snowman: Worsted Weight Yarn, 1 oz (62 yds) White (W);  small amounts of  Black (B);  Blue (Bl);  Orange (O); 2 snowflakes; 2 – 6mm Black Beads for eyes and Stuffing. Yarn Needle and Hot or Craft Glue
Santa : Worsted Weight Yarn, 1 oz (62 yds) Red (R),  small amounts of White (W), and  Pink (P), 1 – 1/2” Brass Bell, 2 – 6mm Beads for eyes, Stuffing and 1 – 5 mm Red Pompom.  Yarn Needle and Hot or Craft Glue
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 3 sc sts and 3 sc rows = 1”

 

Special Stitches
Sc dec: draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, YO and draw through 3 lps on hook.

Snowman

Body
Rnd 1 (right side): With W, starting at bottom, ch 9, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in end ch, around other side, sc in next 6 ch, join in BL of first sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 2: Working in BL, ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each ch around; do not join; mark ends of rnds.
Rnds 3-7: Working in both lps, sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc dec, sc in next st) 6 times. (12 sc)
Rnds 9-10: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 11: (sc in next 4 sts, sc inc) twice. (14 sc)
Rnds 12-15: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 16: Sc dec 7 times. (7 sc) finish off leaving long end.

Hat

Rnd 1 (right side): With B, ch 9, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in end ch, around other side, sc in next 6 ch, join in BL of first sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 2: Working in BL, ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each ch around; join.
Rnd 3: Working in both lps, sc in next 2 sts, sc dec, sc in next 6 sts, sc dec, sc last 6 sts; join in FL. (16 sc)
Rnd 4: Working in FL, ch 2, hdc in same st as joining, 2 hdc in each st around. (32 hdc) Finish off.

Scarf
With Bl, ch 35, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2, sl st in end st. Finish off.

Finishing

Nose: With O, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Finish off leaving long end.

Sew Nose, and Eyes to Snowman using picture as a guide. Stuff Snowman. Using long end of Rnd 16, sew top of head closed.

Santa
Body
Rnd 1 (right side): With R, starting at bottom, ch 9, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in end ch, around other side, sc in next 6 ch, join in BL of first sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 2: Working in BL, ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each ch around; do not join; mark ends of rnds. (18 sc)
Rnds 3-7: Working in both lps, sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc dec, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times, sc in next 2 sts. (14 sc)
Rnd 9: Sc in each st around; finish off R and join W.
Rnds 10-11: Beard Rnds: With W and working in BL, sc in each st around. At the end of Rnd 11; finish off W and join P.
Rnd 12: Head Rnds: With P and working in BL, sc in each st around.
Rnds 13-15: Working in both lps, sc in each st around.
Rnd 16: Sc dec 7 times. (7 sc) finish off leaving long end.

Hat
Rnd 1 (right side): With W, ch 20, being careful not to twist chain, join with sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, sc in each ch around; join with sl st in first sc. (20 sc)
Rnds 2-3: Sc in each st around. Finish off.
Rnd 4: With wrong side facing of Rnd 3, join R in any st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around; do not join; mark ends of rnds. (20 sc)
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 6-12: Sc in each st around working 2 sc dec in each rnd. At the end of Rnd 12 there will be 6 sc. Finish off leaving long end.

Beard
The Beard is worked in the unused lp of Body Rnds 10 and 11.  Use 6 of the unused lps on one side of body.
Row 1: With top of head facing you, join W in first lp of Rnd 10, (ch 8, sl st) twice in this lp and each of next 5 lps. (12 ch-8 lps) Turn body so that head is facing away from you. You will now be working in unused lps of Rnd 11.
Row 2: (ch 6, sl st) twice in each of next 6 lps. Finish off and weave in ends. (12 ch-6 lps)

Mustache
With W, ch 1 (center ch), (ch 10, sl st in center ch) twice. Finish off.

Finishing
– Sew or glue Mustache to top of Beard Row 2.
– Using photo as a guide, sew or glue beads and pom pom to head above mustache.
– Stuff Body and Head. Using long end of Head Rnd 16, sew top of head closed.
– Hat: Using long end, gather sts of Rnd 12 to form tip of hat and sew bell to tip. Glue Hat on Head.
– Using picture as a guide, bend tip of hat over, facing front of face and stitch in place.

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Enjoy,
Maggie

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