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Puffball Gnome Crochet Ornament Pattern

Updated September 03, 2019
Puffball Gnome Crochet Ornament Pattern
Puffball Gnome Crochet Ornament Pattern
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Make your own darling gnome crochet ornament that looks like a puffball! This adorable ornament is easy to make and so cute for the tree.

From the Designer: "I was browsing through my newsfeed on facebook and one of my friends shared a picture of some cute little gnomes that were made out of felt. I thought they were so adorable that I wanted to come up with my own little crocheted version. I think that what I came up with is just as adorable and I want to share the pattern with ya'll! They can be used as ornaments on your Christmas tree or they can be used as decorations."

Easy

Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

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

Materials List

  • G (4.0 mm) crochet hook
  • Medium 4 Weight Yarn and Worsted Weight Yarn: (I used Caron Simply Soft for the beard, Caron Simply Soft Party for the hat and Red Heart With Love for the nose)
  • Puffball maker-store bought or home made (Mine is 2.5 inches in diameter and makes 3 inch in diameter puffballs and my puffball gnomes are 4.5 inches tall)
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle
  • Hot Glue or preferred glue
  • Yarn or string to hang the ornament
  • Small fuzzy pom pom or you can make a small yarn puffball
  • Stitch marker or scrap yarn
  • Small amount of polyester fiberfill

Pattern

Video Tutorial

The Beard

Make a yarn puffball with either a store bought puffball maker or you can make your own. My yarn puffball maker is 2.5 inches across and it makes puffballs that are 3 inches across.

Resources:

How To Make A Yarn Pom Pom Without A Pom Pom Maker
How To Make Pom Poms 2 Ways Video Tutorial

The Hat

The hat is worked in a spiral. Use a stitch marker or yarn to mark the beginning of each round. 

  1. R1: Make a loose slip knot or a magic circle, ch 1 and put 4 sc into the loose slip knot. =4
    Pull on the tail end to close the hole. 

  2. R2: 2sc in each stitch around. =8

  3. R3: sc in each stitch around. =8

  4. R4: *2sc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch.* Repeat from the star around. =12

  5. R5-R7: sc in each stitch around. =12

  6. R8: *2sc in the next stitch, sc in the next 2 stitches.* Repeat from the star around. =16

  7. R9-R10: sc in each stitch around. =16

  8. R11: *2sc in the next stitch, sc in the next 3 stitches.* Repeat from the star around. =20

  9. R12-R13: sc in each stitch around. =20

  10. R14: *2sc in the next stitch, sc in the next 4 stitches.* Repeat from the star around. =24

  11. R15: *2sc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch.* Repeat from the star around. Sl st to the first sc of the round. =36

  12. Cut the yarn, leaving the tail long enough to sew to the puffball beard. Weave in the other end, stuff the hat with a small amount of polyester fiberfill (or yarn scraps) and shape it.

The Nose

  1. R1: Make a loose slip knot or a magic circle and ch 2, *YO, insert the hook into the loose slip knot or the magic circle, YO and pull up a loop. YO and pull through the first 2 loops on the hook.* Repeat from the star 4 more times. You should now have 6 loops on the hook. YO and pull through all 6 loops on the hook, ch 1 and sl st into the loose slip knot. 

  2. Cut the yarn, sew to the front of the hat and weave in the ends. 

Finishing

  1. Sew the hat to the puffball beard, glue on the fuzzy pom pom or make a tiny yarn puffball and glue it to the hat. 

  2. Attach a string for hanging. 

Abbreviations

ch
chain
sl st
slip stitch
sc
single crochet
2sc
single crochet increase
YO
yarn over
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