Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mini Snowman Christmas Ornament

These little guys are SO CUTE!! They're probably the smallest snowman you can make out of worsted weight yarn (and I used Red Heart Super Saver Yarn on these guys), at 3 inches tall! Decorate your tree or give them as gifts!

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Materials:
Worsted weight yarn
Size G crochet hook
Yarn needle
2 beads for eyes
3 inches orange yarn

Gauge:
Not essential, but using materials listed, snowman will measure 3 inches tall

Pattern:
Round 1: In magic ring, sc 6. Do not join, work in rounds (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)
Round 3-4: sc in each sc around (12)
Round 5: (sc dec, sc in next st) around (8)
Stuff head
Round 6: (sc dec, sc in next 2 sts) around (6)
Round 7: 2 sc in each st around (12)
Round 8: (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around (18)
Round 9-13: Sc around (18)
Round 14: (sc dec, sc in next st) around (12)
Stuff snowman.
Round 15: sc dec around (6)

Leaving long tail, weave opening at bottom closed.
Scarf:
Ch 26
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc across (25 sc)
Stitch in place

Hat:
Round 1: In magic ring, sc 6. Do not join, work in rounds (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)
Round 3-6: sc in each sc around (12)
Stitch in place (tilt it so that the back part of the hat is touching the back of the scarf, allowing a small portion of face to show.)

Eyes:
After securing hat and scarf, carefully stitch eyes onto face.

Nose:
Tie the orange string into a knot, but do not pull it completely tight. Then stitch the knot onto the face, tying an additional knot on top to keep it in place.
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