Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Amigurumi Santa Ornament
Lion Brand® Holiday Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80966AD This Christmas decoration can be used as a toy or an ornament.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm).

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

791-201 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Berry Rich medium red with metallic gold
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

791-200 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Starlight

Bright white with metallic gold


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (B)

791-202 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Wreath Deep, warm green with metallic gold
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amounts of black and pink yarn
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:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



SANTA
BODY
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Sc in each st around - 3 sts.


Rnd 3: Work 2 sc in each st around - 6 sts.


Rnd 4: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 9 sts.


Rnd 6: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 8: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 15 sts.


Rnd 10: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 12: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 13: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 21 sts.


Rnd 14: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 16: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



FACE
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each of first 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts.

Fasten off.



BEARD
With B, ch 6.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next st, slip st in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch.


Fasten off.



POMPOM
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 3: Sc2tog around.

Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in first ch.

Change to A.


Rnds 2-4: With A, sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
With C, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Embroider Face With black yarn, straight st eyes, with pink yarn work a straight st nose.

Sew Beard below nose, then sew Face to Body.

Stuff Body and sew closed.

Sew on Arms and Legs (Note: Arms and Legs are left unstuffed).

With B, and leaving a long tail, sew on Pompom.

Weave tail back into Pompom for hanging loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
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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