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If you're looking for a fun Christmas crochet project, make the Lily Sugar N Cream Santa Ornament. Complete with tiny glasses for Santa, this special ornament is sure to look great hanging from your tree.  You could also turn this adorable ornament into a gift tag or stocking embellishment for a loved one.  Great for a last-minute gift, this crocheted Santa would look perfect on anyone's tree!

Santa Ornament

Materials:
Makes 3 Santa ornaments

  • 1 ball Lily® Sugar’n Cream yarn in Red (MC)
  • 1 ball Lily® Sugar’n Cream yarn in Soft Ecru (A)
  • 1 ball Lily® Sugar’n Cream yarn in White (B)
  • 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Gold craft wire for glasses
  • 2 black beads for eyes
  • Short length of ribbon for hanging loop

 

Gauge:  16 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

 

Instructions:

  1. With MC, ch 2.
     
  2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
     
  3. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.12 sc.
     
  4. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
     
  5. 4th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
     
  6. 5th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
     
  7. 6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to last 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
     
  8. 7th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. 42 sc.
     
  9. 8th to 10th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  10. 11th rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around.
     
  11. Join A with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
     
  12. 12th rnd: With A, ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  13. 13th rnd: Ch 1. Working in both loops, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
     
  14. 14th to 16th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc.
     
  15. 17th rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  16. 18th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join MC with sl st to first sc.
     
  17. 19th rnd: With MC, ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  18. 20th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. 24 sc.
     
  19. 21st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  20. 22nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 18 sc.
     
  21. 23rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  22. 24th rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. 12 sc.
     
  23. 25th and 26th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc at end of 26th rnd.
     
  24. 27th rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  25. Stuff Santa lightly.
     
  26. 28th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
     
  27. 29th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Draw yarn through rem sts. Pull tightly and fasten securely.

Hat Trim

  1. Join B with sl st to rem front loop of first sc of 18th rnd. *Ch 3. Sl st in rem front loop of next st.
     
  2. Rep from * around. Ch 3. Join with sl st in same sp as first sl st. Fasten off.

Beard

  1. With B, ch 5 and work 9 tr in 5th ch from hook. Fasten off.


Finishing

  1. Sew Beard to Santa at 13th rnd. Sew beads for eyes above Beard as shown in picture. Cut a length of craft wire 4 ins [10 cm] long. Twist wire as shown in diagram to form Glasses. Insert ends of Glasses into Santa.
     
  2. Attach ribbon as shown in picture for hanging loop.

Glasses

Santa Ornament

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