December 09, 2008

Snowman Faces Ornaments Free Crochet Pattern

Snowman Faces Ornaments Free Crochet Pattern

This a super easy to make pattern. It is so verstile that I even made a gift bag with them.

There are so many possiblities. I'd love to hear from anyone that comes up with something different!






MATERIALS:



4 ply yarn in Soft White, TLC Amore yarn in Scarlet and Celery, H crochet hook or hook needed to obtain gauge, 1\2” white pom-poms, Two 6mm gold jingle bells, craft glue, black and orange fabric paint, and various chenille stems.



Gauge: 4 ply yarn: 4 hdc sts = 1”, 3 rows hdc = 1”; TLC yarn: 4 hdc = 1”, 3 rows hdc = 1”.



SNOWMAN HEAD (2” DIAMENTER):



With White and H hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.



RND 1: Ch-1, work 10 hdc in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (10 sts)



RND 2: (2 hdc next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, fasten off.



FLAT ROUND BACKING:



With TLC yarn and H hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.



RND 1: Ch-1, work 10 hdc in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (10 sts)



RND 2: (2 hdc next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (15 sts)



RND 3: (2 hdc next st, hdc next 2 sts) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (20 sts)



RND 4: Rep rnd 2. (30 sts)



RND 5: Rep rnd 3. End rnd 3 fasten off. (40 sts)



RUFFLED EDGED BACKING:



Rep rnd 1-3 of flat round backing.



RND 4: Ch-3, (2 dc next st, 3 dc next st) around, sl st top beg ch-3, turn. (50 sts)



RND 5: (Ch-3, sl st next st, ch-4, sl st next st) around, fasten off.



To make contrasting edging fasten off rnd 4. Join new color and work rnd 5.



MAKING THE ORNAMENTS:



Round backed: Glue one made snowman face in the center of the flat round backing and the ruffled round backing. Add a loop for hanging.






Tree: Sew or glue 3 snowmen faces tog in a row. On top of that sew or glue two snowmen faces. On top of that sew or glue one snowman face. If you like sew or glue a miniature star ornament to the top snowman face. Sew or glue the stem to the bottom row of faces.





To make stem you neede brown 4 ply yarn and H hook.


Row 1: Ch-5, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc next 2 ch, ch-1, turn. (3 sts) Row 2-3: 2 hdc next st, hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn. End row 3 fasten off. (4 sts)(5 sts)




Bow Tie: Cut one chenille stem in half. Twist into a bow. Add small bells to ea end and glue to front of snowman face. Add a loop for hanging.






Squiggle Star: Cut 3 chenille stems in half. Fan fold leaving a straight tail at the top and bottom. Make five of these. Glue to the back of snowman face. Glue white pom-poms to ea end. Add a loop for hanging.











Star: Cut chenille stems into five 5” pieces. Fold the cut pieces in half. Arrange into a star and glue snowman face to front. Add a loop for hanging. You can also layer the finished star onto a plain crochet round for yet another look.











Curly-Q: Fold two of 2 different colored stems in half. Wrap around a pencil to coil. Arrange on a flat surface and glue snowman face to center. Add a loop for hanging. You can also layer the finished ornament onto a plain crochet round for yet another look.












Three in a Row: Twist tog two different colored chenille stems. Loop one end for the hanger. Glue three snowman faces down the length of the twisted stems.



I hope you have a wonderful Holiday!

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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

these are so cute..i cant wait to start making them

Donna's Crochet Designs said...

I am so glad you like them!
For a very simple pattern, they can be made so many different ways. I'd love to see if you come up with anything new!

Christina said...

These are way too cute. Just happened across them today. Perfect for a kids craft class next winter. Got lots of little circles to crochet. :) Thanks!!!

Katie said...

My MIL likes snowmen and I've been searching for an ornament to make for her and didn't find one I liked....UNTIL NOW! - VERY CUTE! - great job! - thank you! :)
-Kat1e

dahliadd said...

How adorable!!

Anonymous said...

Love them Donna! Thanks so much for sharing! They are adorable!
I didn't see the pattern on how to make the layered ruffle (second sample in the pic), do you have it posted somewhere?
Thanks again!

Donna's Crochet Designs said...

Sorry about that. Here it is:


Flat Round Backing:

With TLC yarn and H hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.

RND 1: Ch-1, work 10 hdc in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (10 sts)

RND 2: (2 hdc next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (15 sts)

RND 3: (2 hdc next st, hdc next 2 sts) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (20 sts)

RND 4: Rep rnd 2. (30 sts)

RND 5: Rep rnd 3. End rnd 3 fasten off. (40 sts)

Ruffled Edged Round Backing:

Rep rnd 1-3 of the flat backing.

RND 4: Ch-3, (2 dc next st, 3 dc next st) around, sl st top beg ch-3, turn. (50 sts)

RND 5: (Ch-3, sl st next st, ch-4, sl st next st) around, fasten off.

To make contrasting edging: Rep rnd 1-4, fasten off end rnd 4. Join new color and work rnd 5, fasten off.