Monday, December 1, 2008

Amigurumi Gnome!

designed by Nicole Bilby

Crochet a winter gnome!!

Please post pictures if you make an amigurumi gnome, and let me know if you find any mistakes in my pattern. Thanks!!

(This pattern is available for FREE for personal use only!)

Materials:
G6/4.00mm hook
ww yarn in blue, red, and white (or any colors you choose!)

This pattern is worked in spiral throughout; place marker in the last stitch of each round and move it up as you go along to keep track of rounds.

Head/Hat (start at the top of the hat with red):
Rnd 1: 3sc in magic loop (3sc)
Rnd 2: *sc* in each st around
Rnd 3: *2sc* in each st around (6sc)
Rnd 4: rpt rnd 2
Rnd 5: *2sc in next st, sc in next st* around (9sc)
Rnd 6: rpt rnd 2
Rnd 7: *2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts* around (12sc)
Rnd 8: rpt rnd 2
Rnd 9: *2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts* around (15sc)
Rnd 10: *2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts* around (18sc)
Rnd 11: *2sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts* around (21sc)
Rnd 12: (switch to white) *sc* in each st around
Rnd 13-15: rpt rnd 2
Rnd 16: *sc in next 5 sts, dec* around (18sc)
Rnd 17: *sc in next 4 sts, dec* around (15sc)
sl st in next st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Hat Brim (red):
Rnd 1: sc in the front post of rnd 11 (I added an extra sc to connect the stitches smoothly) (22sc)
Rnd 2: *2sc* in each st around (44sc)
Rnd 3: *sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in next st* around (48sc)
sl st in next st, fasten off, weave in all loose ends around the hat.

Beard (white):
Row 1: 9 sc in the front post of rnd 16 (9sc)
Row 2-3: ch 1, 9 sc across
Row 4: ch 1, dec, 5 sc, dec (7sc)
Row 5: ch 1, dec, 3 sc, dec (5sc)
Row 6: ch 1, dec, 1 sc, dec (3sc)
Row 7: ch1, dec, 1sc (2sc)
Row 8: ch1, 2 sc
Row 9: ch1, dec (1sc)
Row 10: ch1, 1 sc
fasten off, leave a long tail for securing the beard to the body.

Body (start at the bottom with blue)
Rnd 1: 7sc in magic loop (7sc)
Rnd 2: *2sc* in each st (14sc)
Rnd 3: *2sc in next st, sc in next st* around (21sc)
Rnd 4: *2sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts* around (24sc)
Rnd 5: sc in next 8 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts (27sc)
Rnd 6: *sc* around
Rnd 7: sc in next 9 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts (30sc)
Rnd 8-9: rpt rnd 6
Rnd 10: (switch to red) rpt rnd 6
Rnd 11: sc in next 9 sts, dec, sc in next 3 sts, dec, sc in next 3 sts, dec, sc in next 9 sts (27sc)
Rnd 12: sc in next 8 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 9 sts (24sc)
Rnd 13-14: rpt rnd 6
Rnd 15: *sc in next 6 sts, dec* around (21sc)
Rnd 16: rpt rnd 6
Rnd 17: *sc in next st, dec* around (14sc)
Rnd 18: rpt rnd 6
sl st in next st, fasten off, weave in loose ends.

Arms (red, Make 2):
Rnd 1: 3sc in magic loop (3sc)
Rnd 2: *2sc* in each st around (6sc)
Rnd 3: *2sc in next st, sc in next st* around (9sc)
Rnd 4: *sc* around
Rnd 5: In BLO, *sc* around
Rnd 6-7: rpt rnd 4
Rnd 8: dec, *sc* around (8sc)
Rnd 9: sc in next 3 sts, dec, sc in next 3 sts (7sc)
Rnd 10-11: rpt rnd 4
sl st in next st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs (blue, Make 2):
Rnd 1: 4sc in magic loop (4sc)
Rnd 2: *2sc* in each st around (8sc)
Rnd 3: *2sc in next st, sc in next st* around (12sc)
Rnd 4-5: *sc* around
Rnd 6: In BLO, *sc* around
Rnd 7: sc in next 3 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 3 sts (10sc)
Rnd 8: rpt rnd 4
Rnd 9: dec, *sc* around (9sc)
Rnd 10: rpt rnd 4
sl st in next st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing

Stuff and assemble, using photos as a guide.....

2 comments:

Elenae said...

How tall is your gnome... roughly.. ? :)

strawberrycherry said...

I gave away all of them that I have so I'm not entirely sure. I'm guessing that he's between 4"and 6".