Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Santa Christmas Decoration

How are you getting along with your festive projects?
 
Do you need a quick and easy new idea?  How about a crochet Santa?
 
 
 
 
 
Crochet Santa Decoration 
 
This pattern is written using UK terminology.
 
Requirements:
 
A little red, white & pink DK yarn
3.5mm crochet hook
Black or navy yarn for the face
A small jingle bell
 
Instructions:
 
Using white ~
Make a foundation chain of 20chain stitches. Join to form a circle.
Rounds 1 - 4
Chain 3, then make a tc in every chain stitch all around.
Join with a slip stitch. 20sts.
 
Change to pink ~
Work 4 further rounds
 
Change to white ~
Work a further 2 rounds
 
Change to red ~
Work a further 4 rounds
 
Next round - Chain 3, *1tc, work next two stitches together, repeat from * all around.
 
Work a further 5 rounds, decreasing one stitch on every round.
 
Sew up the back seam.
 
Embroider a face - eyes, nose, mouth in a dark colour, & a moustache in white.
 
Stuff lightly.
 
Sew along the bottom.
 
Add a little silver or gold jingle bell and a hanging cord to the top of the hat.
 


For a long hat variation - work as above until joining in the red.
Using red work in rounds decreasing one stitch in every round until 3sts.

Finish off as above.
 

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/santa-christmas-decoration

 
 
 

13 comments :

  1. He's a cute little Santa. Thanks for sharing your pattern. :)

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  2. Ahh so cute Marianna, l haven't even started my festive projects yet it's still too early for me. :)

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    1. This year I started early! Though I will probably still be making on Christmas Eve !!!

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  3. Oh, the Santa is SO cute, Marianna :-)

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    1. Thanks Ana. It's very simple to make.

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  4. I lovely festive project, thanks for sharing Marianna :-)

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    1. Thank you for your comment. Glad you like it!

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  5. such a gorgeous, quick and (for me) easy project for the festive season......... looks really good
    x
    Roamin-in-the-gloamin

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    1. Thank you Roamin-in-the-gloaming ~ your praise means a lot to me!

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  6. How sweet! Thanks for sharing the pattern, small projects are very much appreciated :)

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  7. Wow i really these little Santa.Please keep these work forever bcoz it is very very useful for my Christmas Decorations at this year.

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  8. Excellent project for the holidays :) Thank you for linking up at Link & Share Wednesday :) Rhondda http://oombawka.blogspot.ca/2013/11/oombawka-design-wednesday-link-party.html

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