According to the author, this little Christmas gnome has been causing all sorts of shenanigans around the internet, and his adventures aren’t over yet.
Inspired by a gnome pattern found on the web, but lost in cyberspace years ago, this little guy stands about three inches high.
Designed by MomwithaHook Creations
Caron Wintuk 4 ply acrylic yarn in blue, white, cream (face color), red, yellow, and brown
Size e crochet hook
fiber fill stuffing
2 black safety eyes
NOTE: Crochet in the round, do not join unless noted.
Crochet Gnome Pattern Instructions
1: 6 sc in second ch from hook (6sc)
2: 2 sc in each st around (12sc)
3: 1 sc, 2sc around (18sc)
4: 1sc around in back loops only (18sc)
5 – 6: 1sc around (18sc)
7: 1 sc around, sl st in first sc, end off
Join Brown in any st with sc
8: 1 sc in each st around, join with a slip st to first sc (18sc)
9: 1 sc in first 8 stitches, add yellow and 1 sc in next 2 stitches, add brown 1 sc in next 8 stitches. (18sc)
sl stitch to first sc end off. (stuff)
Join Blue in any st with sc
10: 1 sc around (18sc) join with a sl st to first sc
11 – 12: repeat row 10 (18 sc)
13: Dec over next 2sc, 1sc repeat around (12sc) sl st to first sc end off. (stuff)
,Join white in front st with sc (back loops only)
14: 1 sc in back loop only 5 x’s, 1 sc next 7 st (12sc) Join with sl st to first sc
15: 1 sc around (12sc)
16: Change to face color(cream) sc 4x’s, carry white, change to white 1 sc around(8sc) carry cream, change to cream and sc 4x’s then change to white sc for 8 stitches (12sc) End cream
17: 1 sc around with white (12sc)
18: Repeat row 17 (12sc) join with sl st to first sc. End off (stuff)
Beard – with white join to first of 5 front loop sc
19: sc in each front loop (5sc) ch 1 turn
20: decrease over next 2sc, 1sc, decrease over next 2sc (3sc) ch 1 turn
21: decrease over next 2sc, 1sc (2sc) ch 1 turn
22: dec over next 2sc (1sc) end off and stuff.
Join with Red in any st with a sc
23: 1 sc around (12sc)
24: decrease over next 2sc, 1sc around to the end. (stuff) end with a point. End off.
You can sew on a bead to the belt and add cross-stitch some eyes or glue google eyes on. Make it yours!