Amigurumi Reindeer ornament pattern

December 07, 2018

                It's the most wonderful time of the year!!
 December is hands down my favorite time of the year. No matter how sad and stressed you are, this seasons spirit and joy seems to lifts you up. Many would've started decorating their houses with beautiful lights and Christmas trees. Decorating Christmas tree is one of my favorite activity to do along with my family members. Give your Christmas trees a personal touch by hanging this Reindeer ornament around. Here's a free pattern on how to make them.




Materials needed:
  • Acrylic yarn in brown, cream and white color
  • Crochet hook ( according to the size of your yarn)
  • Poly fiber fill
  • Tapestry needle
  • 6 mm safety eyes or flat back black beads for eyes
  • A small amount of red felt or red embroidery thread for the nose.
  • Black embroidery thread 


This pattern is written in US english terms and worked on continuous rounds unless stated otherwise
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
dc - double crochet



Head and body: 
Using Brown color yarn,
R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)  
R2: 2sc in each st (12)
R3:  *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st* rep **(18)
R4: *sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, rep ** (24) 
R5: *sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, rep ** (30)
R6: *sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st* rep ** (36)

R7-16: sc in each stitch (36)

If using safety eyes, insert them between R8 and 9 
R17: *sc in next 4 st, dec 1 in next st* rep ** (30)
R18: *sc in next 3 st, 1 dec in next st* rep** (24)
R19: *sc in next 2 st, 1 dec in next st* rep** (18)
R20: *sc in next st, 1 dec in next st* rep** (12)
Stuff firmly
R16: dec 6 times (6)
Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing


Antlers: (make 2)

Using cream color yarn,
part 1:
R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
R2-5:  sc in each st (6), finish off 
part 2:
R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
R2-4: sc in each st (6), don't fasten off and join with the first part
Now sc all around (12)




Muzzle:
Using white color yarn,
R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
R2: 2sc in each st (12)

Ears: (make 2)
Using brown color yarn,
ch 5, sl st in second st, sc in next ch, dc in next 2 chain. 


Arms: (make 2)
Using brown color yarn,
4 sc in magic ring 

Legs: (make 2)
Using brown color yarn,
5 sc in magic ring

Assembling:

  • Attach the antlers starting at R2 on either side of the head
  • I attached the ears at the end of R5 on either side. 
  • Attach a small piece of red felt (or embroider with red yarn) for nose on the muzzle and embroider the mouth before sewing the muzzle to the head and body.
  • Attach the arms around R11-12
  • Attach the legs around R17-18
  • Attach a little string at the top if you wish to hang them on tree.

And you are done!!


May this festive season bring you lots of joy and blessings to you all.  Have a merry december :)

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