Saturday, 17 November 2012

Free Santa Hanging Ornament

Hello friends. Hope everyone is having a great day. 
Firstly, I would love to say THANK YOU for all my readers for their support and kind encouragement for my craft. It really makes my day a happy one. 

Christmas is near and I would like to share with you a pattern that I've just finished writing. Santa Hanging Ornament, for your Christmas Tree, or decoration or if you like, as a keychain. 

Here it is. Enjoy and Happy Crochet !




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This pattern is crochet in round, unless stated otherwise. You can use any type of yarn.


Head :
With skin color yarn
Rnd 1  : ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
Rnd 2  : 2sc in each st around (12)
Rnd 3  : (sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 : (2sc, inc) x6 (24)
Rnd 5 : (3sc, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 - Rnd 8 : sc around (30)
Rnd 9 : (2sc in next 2 st, 13sc) 2x  (34)
Rnd 10: (2sc in next 4 st, 13 sc) 2x (42)
Rnd 11-12 : sc around (42)
Rnd 13 : (5sc, dec) x6 (36)
Rnd 14 : (4sc, dec) x6 (30)
Rnd 15 : (3sc, dec) x6 (24)
Rnd 16: (2sc, dec) x6 (18) ~ Begin stuffing
Rnd 17: (sc, dec) x6 (12)
Rnd 18: dec around (6)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing

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Shape of the face when it's finished


Nose:
Rnd 1: ch 2, 4sc in 2nd ch from hook (4)
Rnd 2-3 : sc around
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing
Position nose at the center of the face (Rnd 9-10), and sew on. 
free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Position the nose t o the center of the face

 Position eyes with pins and then sew on with beads or plastic eyes.
free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Place pins for eyes before sewing

free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Insert needle through bottom of the head to the pin



free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Insert a bead for the eye and insert needle 1 row below
free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Insert needle through the other pin place and repeat the same process


free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
After slipping the bead for eye, insert 1 row below and through the bottom of the head again

free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
Tie string at the bottom of the head to complete
Beard :
I use white thicker wool yarn for this. Ch16 and work loop stitch across. Repeat this for another row or 2 rows according to your preference. 
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Position the beard with pins around the face before sewing.
free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament
position beard with pins for better adjustment
free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament

Hat :
With red yarn
Rnd 1 : Ch 33 and join with slip stitch to form a ring. 
Rnd 2-5 : sc around
Rnd 6 : (9sc, dec) 3x (30)
Rnd 7 : sc around
Rnd 8 : (8sc, dec) 3x (27)
Rnd 9-10 : sc around
Rnd 11 : (7sc, dec) 3x (24)
Rnd 12 : sc around
Rnd 13 : (6sc, dec) 3x (21)
Rnd 14-15: sc around
Rnd 16: (5sc,dec) 3x (18)
Rnd 17 : sc around
Rnd 18 : (4sc,dec) 3x (15)
Rnd 19: (3sc,dec) 3x (12)
Rnd 20: (2sc,dec) 3x (9)
Rnd 21: (sc,dec) 3x (6)  
Finish off.
Turn the hat upside down and join with white yarn. Crochet 3 rows. Add a pom pom at the tip of the hat.
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Sew the hat to the face and it's done. 

free crochet santa claus christmas pattern amigurumi gift ornament


You can tie a string through the hat to make it an ornament or just fasten a keychain ring and make it into a keychain. Lovely as a decoration and thoughtful and cute as a gift. 

Hope you will enjoy making this as much as I do.

2 comments:

Eliana Torres said...

Eu gostei muito! obrigada!

Lena said...

Thank you Eliana:)

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