Follow this free crochet pattern to learn how to make a fun and festive crochet Santa just in time for the holiday season.
How adorable are these Bitty Santas created by Guest Designer Lisa of Champagne + Waffles.
This adorable crochet Santa can be used as an ornament, gift topper or even a stocking tag. Get creative with it by adding embellishments or just keep it simple. I hope you enjoy this pattern.
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Stitch Key (US Terms)
hdc: half double crochet
cc: change color
blo: back loop only
sc: single crochet
yo: yarn over
sl st: slip stitch
Finished item measures approx 4” tall by 3” wide
Crochet Slug Pattern
Begin with hat color
Round 1: sc4 in magic circle
Round 2: (sc1, inc) x2 (6)
Round 3: sc (6)
Round 4: sc1, inc, sc2, inc, sc1 (8)
Round 5: (sc3, inc) x2 (10)
Round 6: sc2, inc, sc4, inc, sc2 (12)
Round 7: (sc5, inc) x2 (14)
cc to white and fasten off hat color.
Round 8: (sc6, inc) x2 (16)
Round 9: In BLO sc9, cc to face color, sc5, cc to white, sc2 (16)
Round 10: inc, sc7, inc, cc to face color, sc5, cc to white, sc2 (18)
Round 11: sc4, inc, sc6, cc face color, sc2, inc, sc2, cc to white, sc2 (20)
Round 12: (sc3, dec) x4 (16)
Round 13: (sc2, dec) x4 (12)
Round 14: (sc4, dec) x2 (10)
Stuff and shape.
Round 15: dec x5 (5)
Fasten off leaving a long tail to close.
Crochet Santa Mustache
1. ch 8
2. Starting in second ch from hook, sl st, sc, hdc, sl st, hdc, sc, sl st. (7)
Fasten off leaving a long tail to attach to face.
Nose: Embroider between rounds 10/11 a line about 1 st in length.
Mustache: Using tail yarn, attach each end and just under nose in the center. Wrap yarn around center of mustache and fasten off.
Hat: Using hat color, attach tip of hat to round 6, slightly off to the side.
*Optional* Attach a bell using the same yarn.
*Optional* Attach fuzzy yarn with a sl st to BLO of round 9 and place a sc in each st around. Sl st to first sc to finish. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Hanging Loop: Attach yarn or ribbon to the top of hat with darning needle to hang and enjoy!!
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