Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Festive Santa
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 80969AD This sparkling ornament makes a great gift or decoration on your Christmas tree.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-180 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Cranberry

Deep red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

861-153 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Onyx

Deep black with onyx sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

861-100 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Diamond

Brilliant white with silver sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 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
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:
1.

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


2.

C and D are worked with 2 strands held tog.

Wind C and D into 2 balls before beg.


INSTRUCTIONS



SANTA
HEAD AND BODY
Beg at top of head, with A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 st in each sc around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnds 4-8: Sc in each st around.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes.

Beg stuffing piece, continuing to stuff as work progresses.


Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 10: Sc in each sc around.

Change to B.


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


Rnd 12: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnds 13-18: Sc in each sc around.

Change to 2 strands of C.


Rnds 19-20: Sc in each sc around.

Change to B.


Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 23: *Sc2tog * around - 6 sts.

Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.

Change to B.


Rnds 3-7: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses.

Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
With 2 strands of C held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.


Rnds 2-3: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses.

Fasten off.



HAT
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2 and all even rnds: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 6 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 8 sts.


Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 10 sts.


Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 14 sts.


Rnd 13: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 16 sts.


Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 20 sts.

Change to 2 strands of D.


Rnd 18: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



POMPOM
With 2 strands of D held tog, ch2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: (Sc2tog) around.

Fasten off.



MUSTACHE
With 2 strands of D held tog, ch 6.


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

Fasten off.



BEARD
With 2 strands of D held tog, ch 11.


Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 10 sts.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 sts.- 9 sts.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts.- 8 sts.


Row 4: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts.- 7 sts.


Row 5: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts.- 6 sts.


Row 6: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts.- 5 sts.


Row 7: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts.- 4 sts.


Row 8: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts.- 3 sts.


Row 9: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog, sc in each of next 1 sts.- 2 sts.


Row 10: Ch 1, turn.

Sc2tog.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Arms and Legs to body.

Sew Pompom to Hat, sew Hat to head.

Sew Moustache and Beard to face.

Knot a length of D to top of Hat for hanging loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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