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Amigurumi Holiday Santa
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70705AD A fun Christmas holiday decoration or tree ornament!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
11 in. (28 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 13, 2007)
BEARD With D, ch 15. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 24 14 sc.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

620-138 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cranberry

Deep, intense red


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Note: (B)

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


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Note: (C)

620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi

Crisp white with a metallic-color highlight


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Small amount gold yarn 2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
Santa is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

When working in the rnd, place marker to indicate beg of rnd and move marker up as each rnd is complete.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnds 6- 8: Sc in each sc around - 30 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in each of next 14 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc (to shape nose), sc in each of next 14 sc - 32 sc.
Rnd 10: Sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 15 sc - 34 sc.
Rnd 11: Sc in each of next 15 sc, sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 15 sc - 32 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in each of next 14 sc, sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 14 sc - 30 sc.
Rnd 13: Sc in each sc around - 30 sc.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Fasten off.



BODY
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-5: Rep Rnds 1-5 of Head.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnd 8: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 48 sc.
Rnds 9-12: Sc in each sc around - 48 sc.
Rnds 13-15: With C, sc in each sc around - 48 sc.
Rnds 16-21: With B, sc in each sc around - 48 sc.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnd 23: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 25: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 26: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain.


Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 4 sc, (2 sc in next sc) 4 times (thumb), sc in each of next 4 sc - 16 sc.
Rnds 6 and 7: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 8: Sc in each of next 4 sc, (sc2tog) 4 times, sc in each of next 4 sc - 12 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 10 and 11: With D, sc in each sc around.
Rnds 12-17: With B, sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 7 sc, sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 7 sc - 16 sc.
Rnd 6: Sc in each of next 6 sc, sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 6 sc - 14 sc.
Rnd 7: Sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 5 sc - 12 sc.
Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around.
Rnds 9 and 10: With D, sc in each sc around.
Rnds 11-17: With B, sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



HAT
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around - 4 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 6 sc.
Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around - 6 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 8 sc.
Rnd 6: Sc in each sc around - 8 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 10 sc.
Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around - 10 sc.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 10: Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 14 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in each sc around - 14 sc.
Rnd 13: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 16 sc.
Rnd 14: Sc in each sc around - 16 sc.
Rnd 15: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 7 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 16: Sc in each sc around - 18 sc.
Rnd 17: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 8 sc; rep from * around - 20 sc.
Rnd 18: Sc in each sc around - 20 sc.
Rnd 19: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 9 sc; rep from * around - 22 sc.
Rnd 20: sc in each sc around - 22 sc.
Rnd 21: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 10 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 22: Sc in each sc around - 24 sc.
Rnd 23: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 11 sc; rep from * around - 26 sc.
Rnd 24: Sc in each sc around - 26 sc.
Rnd 25: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 12 sc; rep from * around - 28 sc.
Rnd 26: Sc in each sc around - 28 sc.
Rnd 27: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 13 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 28: With D, sc in each sc around - 30 sc.
Rnd 29: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 14 sc; rep from * around - 32 sc.
Rnd 30: Sc in each sc around - 32 sc.
Fasten off.



POMPOM (make 1)
With D, ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.

Stuff with small amount of fiberfill.
Rnd 5: *Sc2tog around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through last rnd, pull sts tog and fasten off.



BEARD
With D, ch 15.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 14 sc.
Row 2: Ch 5, turn.

* sc in next sc, triple crochet in next sc; rep from * across.

Fasten off.



MUSTACHE
With D, ch 8
Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl st in next ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.

Firmly stuff Head.

Stuff Hat lightly and sew to Head.

Firmly stuff Body, sew Head to Body.

Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to Body.

Sew Pompom to end of Hat.

Sew Beard and Mustache to face.

With B, embroider straight stitch mouth under Mustache.

With gold, embroider a straight stitch belt buckle.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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