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Crochet Snowman Christmas Ornament

Crochet Snowman Christmas Ornament
Crochet Snowman Christmas Ornament
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Learn how to crochet a flat snowman that can be used as a Christmas ornament, garland, or applique! This adorable crochet snowman is a must make.

From the Designer: "I got an e-mail from a reader asking if I could make a Crochet Snowman the same size as my Crochet Gingerbread so they could alternate them on some holiday garland. I thought this was a fabulous idea! So I updated my Crochet Snowman Applique into more of an ornament size!! And the two Christmas Buddies look so adorable together. Get the Gingerbread Man pattern HERE. The Snowman Pattern is written below!"


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Finished SizeApproximately 7 inches tall by 5 inches wide

Materials List

  • Bernat Super Value in White, Red, Black or Aqua Blue, and a bit of Orange
  • Size H Crochet Hook
  • 2 small Safety Eyes for the eyes and 3 slightly bigger Safety Eyes for the buttons
  • Tapestry Needle


Snowman Body: Make 2

with white yarn

  1. Magic Ring, chain 2, and make 10 DC in ring, join chain 2

  2. Round 2: 2 DC in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (20 DC)

  3. Round 3: 2 DC in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (40 DC)

    now we are going to work in rows

  4. Row 4: chain 1, SC, HDC in next, 2 DC in next 3, HDC, SC, chain 1, turn

  5. Row 5: SC, HDC, 2 DC in next 6, HDC, SC, chain 1, turn

  6. Row 6: SC HDC, DC in next 12, HDC, SC, do not turn

  7. Continue by making a SC in the next stitch along bottom round of snowman, DC in each remaining stitch around the bottom of snowman, SC in last and join to the other side of the “head” of the snowman.

  8. Snowman Carrot Nose: With orange yarn chain 3, Slip Stitch in second chain from hook, 2 SC in last. Fasten off leaving long tail.

  9. Add safety eyes and stitch on nose to one of the body pieces. Stitch on a smile (optional!).

  10. Slip stitch the two body pieces together.

Top Hat Pattern

with black

  1. Chain 9, SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way down chain, chain 1, turn

  2. Row 2: SC in each stitch across, chain 1, turn (8 SC)

  3. Fasten off, re-attach yarn one stitch in.

  4. Row 3: SC in 6 stitches, chain 1, turn

  5. Row 4-5: SC in each stitch across, chain 1, turn

  6. Fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto snowman.

  7. To make hat sturdier, make two and stitch together.

Earmuffs (make 2)

with blue yarn

  1. Magic Ring, chain 1 and make 10 SC in ring, join, fasten off leaving tail

  2. Stitch Earmuffs onto either side of head.

  3. Using blue yarn, slip stitch along top of head from one earmuff to the other.


with red yarn

  1. Chain 50, fasten off.

  2. Make a knot at both ends of chain and cut yarn underneath knots to make a little bit of fringe. Tie scarf around neck of snowman!

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