12.14.2012

Snowman Crochet Pattern

Last week I published my super easy christmas tree pattern, now I am sharing the snowman's pattern to inspire you for more holiday crochet. It is still simple and enough quick to complete a few until Christmas!


Materials
-mercerized cotton yarn (For Mr. Snow: white, orange, black, brown, blue. For Mrs. Snow: -white, orange, black, pink, red)
-crochet hook E/3.5mm
-small safety eyes or beads 
-tapestry needle
-filling 

Gauge is not important. Use any yarn with the correct hook. 

Abbreviations:
fhdc foundation half double crochet
hdc half double crochet
sc single crochet
sc2tog single crochet two together
st stitch
{} number of stitches 

PATTERN


Body
Worked in the round.
R1  Magic ring. Sc 6 in the ring. {6}
R2  *2 sc in ea st around* {12}
R3  *2sc, sc in next* repeat {18}
R4  *2sc, sc in next 2 st's* {24}
R5  *2sc, sc in next 3 st's* {30}
R6-14  sc in ea st around {30}
R15  *sc2tog, sc in next 3 st's* {24}
R16  *sc2tog, sc in next 2 st's* {18}
R17  *2sc, sc in next 2 st's* {24}
R18-24  sc in ea st around {24}
R25  *sc2tog, sc in next 2 st's* {18}
R26  *sc2tog, sc in next st* {12}


Fill the body. Fix the safety eyes.
R27  sc2tog around {6} Fasten off and finish the work.

Hat
Worked in the round.
R1  Magic ring. Sc 6 in the ring. {6}
R2  *2 sc in ea st around* {12}
R3  *2sc, sc in next* {18}
R4  *2sc, sc in next 2 st's* {24}
R5  Worked on the back loops. Sc in ea st around. {24}
R6-12  Sc in ea st around {24} For Mrs. Snow crochet just 3 rounds. 
R13  Worked on the front loops. *2sc, sc in next 3 st's* {30}
R14  Sc in ea st around {30}
R15  Sl st around your work. Fasten off and sew the ends.
Hat embellishment
Mr. Snow: With brown yarn fhdc 24, join at the end. Fasten off, sew the belt to the hat.
Mrs. Snow: Wrap a  piece of yarn around the hat and tie a bow. 

Scarf
R1  Fhdc 36. Leave a long tail. 
R2  Change color. [Or use the same color.] Leave a long tail, instert your hook to the first st. Ch2 to the first st,  and hdc along. Fasten off and leave a long tail.




Carrot nose
Ch4. Ch1 and turn. 
R1-3  Sc in ea st. Ch1 and turn.{4}
Fold over and sl st the sides together. Leave a long tail for sewing.


Assembly
  1. Sew on the nose to the face. 
  2. If you are using beads, like I did, attach the eyes. To learn about how to find the right position of the eyes see this useful post
  3. Embroider a mouth with chain stitches.
  4. Attach the scarf.
  5. Lightly stuff the hat with the filling and sew on. 



Wish you happy crocheting!

Linking to following parties:
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5 comments:

  1. Those are adorable!

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  2. Thank you Hanni!!!
    happy weekend, xxx Ale

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  3. So cute. Probably my favorite part is that cute little scarf ;-)

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  4. great snowmen! they are very cute :)

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  5. Great job, Hanni! I can tell these must've really taken some time to make and your work is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing at Hookin On Hump Day!

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