Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Mr. Claus
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Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Mr. Claus

Crochet Christmas characters that will bring holiday spirit to your home!

Designed by Michaels Design Studio

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Yarn (1 Ball of Each) – Cherry, Aran, White, Black and Butterscotch
  • Crochet Hook – Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm)
  • Poly-fil®
  • Creatology™ Pom Pom, ½" – Red
  • Creatology™ Wiggle Eyes (2)
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
 

Project Instructions

GAUGE
13 sc and 14 rows = 4” (10 cm).  

MEASUREMENT
Approx 7” (18 cm) tall.  

STITCH  GLOSSARY
Approx = Approximately.
Beg = Beginning.
Cont = Continue(ity).
Rep = Repeat.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
Sc = Single Crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp = Space.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Yoh = Yarn over hook.

BODY and HEAD
**With C, ch 2.

1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 14 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 21 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.

5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 35 sc.**

6th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

7th rnd: Ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join A with sl st to first sc. Break C.

8th and 9th rnds: With A, ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 

10th rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sts.

11th and 12th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.

13th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 21 sts.

14th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.

15th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 14 sts.

16th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with B with sl st to first sc. Break A.

Stuff Body.

18th rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

19th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 4 times. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.

20th rnd: As 14th rnd.

21st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

22nd and 23rd rnds: As 14th rnd.

24th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sts.

25th rnd: As 14th rnd.

26th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 4 times. (Sc2tog) twice. Join with sl st to first sc. 14 sc. Stuff head.

27th rnd: As 14th rnd.

28th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 7 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 7 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely. Glue googly eyes to head.  

Arms (Make 2)
With A, ch 12 loosely. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.

1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

2nd to 6th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Shape top: Beg working in rows: 1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sl st in next sc. Turn.

2nd row: Sl st in each of first 2 sts. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sl st in next sc. Turn.

3rd row: Sl st in each of first 2 sts. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sl st in next sc. Fasten off.  

Pom Pom Hands (Make 2)
Wind C around 2 fingers approx 25 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Sew one pom-pom to end of each Arm.  

Cuff
With C, ch 13 loosely. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.

1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each ch around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off. Position Cuff over end of Sleeve and sew in position.  

Collar
With C, ch 16.

1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch around. Fasten off.

Position Collar around neck and sew ends tog.  

Belt
With D, ch 35. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.

1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.  

Belt Buckle
With E, ch 9. Join with sl to to form ring. Fasten off. Glue ring to middle of Belt.  

Hat
With C, ch 28. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist chain.

1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc.

2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join A with sl st to first sc.

5th and 6th rnds: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sts.

8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.

9th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sts.

10th rnd: As 8th rnd.

11th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.

12th rnd: As 8th rnd.

13th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sts.

12th rnd: As 8th rnd.

13th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sts.

14th rnd: As 8th rnd.

15th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 4 sts.

16th rnd: As 8th rnd.

Fasten off.

Fold up brim. With C, make one pom-pom as given for Hands. Glue pom-pom to top of Hat.  

Beard
With C, ch 18.

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 17 sc.

2nd row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 15 sts.

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

4th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 13 sts.

5th row: As 3rd row.

6th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 11 sts.

7th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 9 sts.

8th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 7 sts.

9th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 5 sts.

10th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 3 sts.

11th row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of next 3 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc3tog made.

Fasten off. Glue Beard to Head.  

Moustache
With C, ch 14.

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each sc to end of chain. 13 sc.

Fasten off.

Glue Moustache to Head at top of Beard. Glue red pom-pom to centre of Moustache for Nose.

Tips

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