Crochet Reindeer Ornament
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Crochet Reindeer Ornament

Crochet festive ornaments for your family tree.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ (4.5 oz./128 ga.; 268 yds./245m) Yarn – Soft Taupe (Contrast A) and Chocolate (Contrast B)
  • Crochet Hook, Size U.S. G or 6 (4mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Embroidery Floss – Black
  • Stuffing
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

Abbreviations:

approx= approximate(ly)

ch = chain(s)

rem=remaining

rep = repeat

rnd =round(s)

sc =single crochet

sc2tog= draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc, yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook

sl st= slip stitch

st(s)= stitch(es)

tog =together

yoh =yarn over hook

 

Instructions:

Note: Join all rnds with sl st to fi rst sc.

Head: **With B, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join.**

2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around.

Join A at end of 3rd rnd.

4th rnd: With A, ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join.

12 sc.

5th and 7th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

6th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc)

6 times. Join. 18 sc.

8th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next

sc) 6 times. Join. 24 sc.

9th to 11th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

12th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog)

6 times. Join. 18 sc.

13th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times.

Join. 12 sc. Stuff Head.

14th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join. Fasten off ,

leaving a length of yarn. Pull yarn through rem

loops and fasten securely.

Ears: (make 2). With A, ch 5.

1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of

next 2 ch. 4 hdc in last ch. Working in rem loops of

foundation ch, 1 hdc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in last

ch. Join. Fasten off .

Antlers: (make 2). With 2 strands of B, ch 7. *Sl st in

2nd ch from hook. Sl st in next ch.* Ch 3. Rep from * to *.

Sl st in each ch to end of ch. Fasten off .

Body: With A, work from ** to ** as for Head.

2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around.

Join. 24 sc at end of 3rd rnd.

4th to 9th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

10th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 8 times. Join.

16 sts.

11th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 8 times. Join. Fasten off .

Stuff Body.

Legs: (make 4). With A, work from ** to ** as for

Head.

2nd to 8th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

Fasten off at end of 8th rnd.

Finishing: Sew Ears and Antlers to Head. Attach

Head and Legs to Body. With black embroidery

fl oss, work Bullion st to embroider eyes as shown

in picture.

Hanging Loop: With A, make a chain 5" (12.5 cm)

long. Fasten off . Attach to Head.

Tips

Measurement: Approx 7½" (19cm) tall Gauge: 16 sc and 17 rows = 4" (10cm)