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.
A little red, white & pink DK yarn
3.5mm crochet hook
Black or navy yarn for the face
A small jingle bell
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.
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.