Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern
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Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Pattern by Crochet For You.

welcome to the blog! So my crochet lover friend we are at the end of another #XmasOrnamentMiniCAL.

In this Christmas Ornament Mini CAL 2018, I have shared 6 ornament patterns including this cute Elf Ornament.

Here are the previously shared pattern links to the ornaments of this CAL If you missed them.


Did you know? we did the first Mini CAL last year 2017

If you want to see more Christmas Ornament Crochet Patterns like this Click here & scroll down to see the last year Christmas Ornament Mini CAL Patterns.

otally there are available 12 Christmas Ornaments Patterns! 
And they are all free so you can start to crochet at any time you want. 

See you again next year with another #XmasOrnamentMiniCAL. Until then don’t forget to come and see new patterns and updates on Crochet For You. 
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Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

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Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Materials

  • Sportor DK weight yarn in green color. (Approx: 25 yards total)
  • Sportor DK weight yarn in beige color. (Approx: 25 yards total)
  • Smallamount of white and black color yarn
  • US G-6 / 4mm crochet hook
  • Safetyeyes
  • Fiberfill
  • Tapestryneedle, scissors

Abbreviations / special stitches

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • st = stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • FLO = front loop only
  • BLO = back loop only
  • beg = beginning
  • *to; = repeat * to the instructions.

Special stitch
Sc2tog = [Insert hook innext st and draw up a loop] 2 times, yarn over, pull back through all 3 loopson hook at once. 

Helpful resources for sewing Embroidery on crochet

Notes

  • Beg ch does not count as st.
  • Less than 50 yards required for this pattern.

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Pattern

(Make 2)
Row 1: with beige color yarn, crochet ch 2, 4 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, turn. (4 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc in each st across, turn. (8 sts)
Row 3: ch 1, 2 sc in first st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat * to across, turn. (12 sts)
Row 4: ch 1, 2 sc in first st, *sc in each of next 2 sts. 2 sc in next st, turn. (16 sts)
Row 5: ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn. (18 sts)
Row 6: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (18 sts)
Row 7: ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn. (20 sts)

Each of next row work in only straight side of the half circle.

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Row 8: ch 1, sc in each st across including middle st, turn. (15 sts)
Row 9: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (15 sts)
Row 10: repeat row 9. (15 sts)

Join green color yarn at the last st of the previous row.

Row 11:(This row work in BLO/FLO in each piece.If you make this row in BLO in one piece, make sure to work FLO row in the other piece) ch 1, sc in each of BLO or FLO of st across, turn. (15 sts)
Row 12 and 13: repeat row 9.
Row 14: ch 1, sc in first st, sc2tog (see special stitches), sc in each of next 9 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st, turn. (13 sts)
Row 15: ch 1, sc in first st, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st, turn. (11 sts)
Row 16: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. (11 sts)
Row 17: ch 1, sc in first st, sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, sc2tog, turn. (9 sts)
Row 18:  ch1, sc in first st, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st, turn. (7 sts)
Row 19: ch 1, 3 sc in first st, sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st, turn. (8 sts)
Row 20: ch 1, sc in first st, sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, 3 sc in last st, turn. (9 sts)
Row 21: ch 1, 3 sc in first st, sc in each of next 5 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st, turn. (10 sts)
Row 22: ch 1, sc in first st, [sc2tog]2 times, sc in each of next 4 sts, 3 sc in last st. (10 sts) Fasten off.

Hat Brim. (work in unworked loops (BLO or FLO) in row 10)
Row 1: join white yarn at the first st, sc in each st across, turn. (15 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, *2 hdc in next st, sl st to the each of next 2 sts; repeat until last st. Fasten off and weave the end. (5 (2 hdc))

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

(sc around the edge) 

Crochet sc around the edge in same color you used for two parts face and hat.
Crochet sc in each st around the Santa’s LittleHelper. To make a smooth edge crochet 3sc in corner st of the point of the hat. (do not forget to crochet the same number of stitches on both piece).

  • Around the face: Join beige color yarn from one side of row 10, crochet sc only around the face and stop at row 10 of the other side.
  • Around the Hat: Join green color yarn, (start at row 11) crochet sc only around the hat and stop at row 11 of the other side, sl st to the first st in beige color, fasten off and weave the ends.
Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Add Features to the Santa’s little helper on one piece.

  • Attach safety eyes and sew mouth.
Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Joining two pieces together
Holding two pieces together right side out, with same yarn green color of the hat, start from one side of row 11 (same colored row – image 1 below),crochet slip stitch (sl st) until middle of the top of the ornament (I started at the hat point folded side, I crocheted 20 sl sts – image 4 below).

And crochet sc in same st you crocheted last sl st (image 4 below). ch 12, sc in same st (made a loop – (image 5 below), crochet slip stitch(sl st) around the edge on both pieces until last green colored st (row 11 on other side), cut the yarn and fasten off.

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

Insert the hook in next beige colored st (image1 below), crochet slip stitch (sl st) around the edge of the face with same color yarn beige (image 3 below). Add fiberfill while joining (image 4 & 5below)Don’t forget to fill lightly. Fasten off (image 6 below) and weave the end.

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

How to crochet slip stitch around the edge? insert the hook in indicated st of both pieces, yarn over, pull up a loop, *insert the hook in next st, yarn over, pull up a loop through st and the loop on the hook; repeat * to around the edge, sl st to the first st. Fasten off and weave the end.

Ears (make 2)
Make an adjustable/magic ring with beige color yarn.
Round 1: ch 1, 3 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first st. (3 sts)
Round 2: ch 1, hdc in first st, 3 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, sl st to the first st. (5 sts)
Round 3: ch 1, sl st in next st, 3 hdc in next st, sl st in each of next 2 st. (3 sts) Cut the yarn leaving 6” long yarn tail.

Finishing:
Using yarn tail and needle sew each ear on both side of the face.

Crochet Elf Christmas Ornament Free Pattern

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