Loops & Threads® Santa Ornament
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Loops & Threads® Santa Ornament

Hang this cute crochet Santa on your Christmas tree!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ (Solids 4.5 oz / 128 g; 268 yds/245 m)
  • Main Color (MC): 1 ball of #01705 (Bright Red)
  • Contrast A: 1 ball of #01040 (Black)
  • Contrast B: 1 ball of #01010 (Heather)
  • Contrast C: 1 ball of #01005 (White)
  • Size U.S. E or 4 (3.5 mm) Crochet Hook or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge.
  • Stuffing
  • String for Hanging Loop
  • Pom Pom – White, ¾”
 

Project Instructions

Gauge: 19½ sc and 22 rows = 4" (10 cm)

Note: To change color, draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed. Join all rnds with sl st in fi rst sc. When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of fi rst

Abbreviations

alt = alternate
approx = approimately
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continue(ity)
dec = decrease(ing)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remaining
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yoh = yarn over hook

Body

With MC, ch 2.

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

2nd rnd: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. Join. 12 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. (2 sc in each sc, 1 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join. 18 sc.

4th and alt rnds: Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

5th rnd: Ch 1, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) 6 times. Join A. 24 sc.

7th rnd: With A, ch 1, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc) 6 times. Join MC. Break A. 30 sc.

9th rnds: With MC, ch 1, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc) 6 times. Join. 36 sc.

10th and 11th rnds: As 4th rnd twice.

12th rnd: Ch 1. (Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc) 4 times. Join. 32 sts.

13th and 15th rnds: As 4th rnd.

14th rnd: Ch 1, (Sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc) 4 times. Join. 28 sts. Stuff body.

16th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc) 4 times. Join. 24 sts.

17th rnd: As 4th rnd. Join B. Break MC.

With B, cont as established, dec 4 sts on next and every following alt rnd to 8 sts. Fasten off. Stuff rem of Body. Sew opening closed.

Hat

With MC, ch 20. Join in ring with sl st to fi rst ch.

1st rnd: Ch1, 1 sc in each ch around. Join. 20 sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

3rd rnd: Ch 1, (Sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 8 sc) twice. Join. 18 sc.

4th and 5th rnds: As 2nd rnd twice.

6th rnd: Ch 1, (Sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc) twice. Join 16 sc.

7th and 8th rnds: As 2nd rnd twice. Cont as established, dec 2 sc on next and every following 3rd rnd to 8 sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1, (Sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) twice. Join. 6 sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1, (Sc2tog, 1 sc in next sc) twice. 4 sc. Join. Fasten off.

Beard

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in last ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc across. 4 sc. Turn.

Row 3-4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 8 sc at end of 4th row.

Row 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st across. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 1 hdc in last sc. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 hdc in first hdc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc (1 hdc, 1 dc) in last hdc. Turn.

Row 8 and 10: As 5th row.

Row 9: As 3rd row.

Row 11: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in first sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 2 dc in last sc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Finishing

Attach Beard, Hat and pom-pom as shown in picture. With A, embroider eyes and with B, embroider nose with French knots. Attach string for hanging loop.

Tips

Leave extra long tails of yarn when fastening off pieces. These tails can be used when sewing the ornament together.