3.00 mm hook;
DK, Light Worsted yarn;
5 mm black beads for eyes : 2 beads for each doll;
Needle and black thread for attaching eyes.
This is a crochet pattern to crochet Christmas dolls and ornaments for your Christmas Tree. A basic knowledge of crochet is required to read the pattern.
The Christmas dolls and decorations are easy to make. The pattern is written with U.S. crochet terms. You use single crochet stitches (= double crochet stitches in the UK) and double crochet (= treble crochet in the UK). You can use No 2 yarn (Sport, Baby) and a 3.25 mm hook (US: D/3.25, UK: 10).
Included are instructions for: a Snowman, Santa Claus, Christmas Cupcake, Deer, Gingerbread man, Penguin, Red Robin, Polar Bear, Christmas Sock, Star, Wreath and Heart.
You can make them bigger or smaller than my ornaments, without changing the pattern. The size of the ornaments depend on the size of crochet hook, thickness of yarn and how you stuff them; bigger hook and thicker yarn make bigger dolls, a doll stuffed tightly is bigger than a loose stuffed doll.
You can make them bigger or smaller, without changing the pattern. The bee is about 19 inches/ 47.5 cm high standing (excluding antennas). The flower's diameter is 2.8 inches/ 7 cm. The basket is 3 inches/ 7.5 cm in diameter and 1.8 inches/ 4.5 cm high (excluding the handle). The size of the dolls depends on the size of the crochet hook, thickness of yarn and how you stuff them; a bigger hook and thicker yarn make a bigger doll. A doll stuffed tightly is bigger than a loose stuffed doll.
These dolls are inspired by Scandinavian folklore: a Tomtenisse. A Tomtenisse is a little creature no more than 3 feet with a long beard and colorful clothes.
The gnome and mushroom house are easy to make. You can only use single crochet stitches (US) or double crochet stitches (UK). They are made from No 5 yarn (Bulky, Chunky, Craft, Rug) and a 5.5 mm hook (US: I/9, UK: 5). The instructions include the gnome and mushroom house. The gnome and mushroom can stand by themselves.
You can make the witches bigger or smaller, without changing the pattern. The witches are about 16.5 inches/ 42 cm high. (In standing position excluding the hat). They are great as Halloween decoration or as a present for a little girl.
The size of the dolls depends on the size of crochet hook, thickness of yarn and how you stuff them; a bigger hook and thicker yarn make a bigger doll. A doll stuffed tightly is bigger than a loose stuffed doll.
Size: Bag is 6.7 x 7.5 inches (17 x 19cm), Strap is 45.3 inches (115.5 cm) long.
Gauge: Single crochet: 21 sc = 4 inches (10 cm), 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm).
For materials you can use:No 3 yarn (DK, Light Worsted) Cotton Time from Schachenmayr (red 030 = 2 balls)No 2 yarn (Sport, Baby). Catania yarn from Schachenmayr SMC. (cream 130 = 1 ball)3.25 mm hook (US = D-3, UK = 10)4.0 mm hook (US = G-6, UK = 7)One 10mm White bead or buttonTwo 0.8 mm red buttonsPinsNeedle and thread same color as doily (or use invisible thread)
US Crochet Abbreviations:
This iPad sleeve is 8x10.4 inches (20 x 26 cm) and fits all iPads.
For materials you can use:DK, Light Worsted Cotton Time from Schachenmayr (red 030 and white 001);4.00 mm hook;1.7 cm Button;Tapestry needle.
For the green sleeve you can use a green yarn and a self striping yarn (yarn which has 2 colors)
Crochet pattern to create the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.
Who has not read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland? Alice falls through a rabbit hole and finds herself in an enchanted fantasy world. In this world she meets peculiar creatures. Alice finds the Cheshire Cat in a tree. It constantly grins and can disappear and reappear whenever it likes. Sometimes it disappears and leaves its grin behind.
Size: The Cheshire Cat is 6.5 inches tall (16.5 cm). This excludes the ears.
For materials you can use:3.00 mm hook ply yarn (white, light pink, purple and yellow) Black embroidery flossPolyester fiberfillTapestry needle10" (25 cm) Pipe cleaner or iron wire
Crochet skill level: Intermediate (requires knowledge of basic crochet terms). The pattern is in English (using US crochet terms). The steps which might be more difficult are described in detail with 25 photos to guide you with every step.
- The finished dolls are not suitable for children 3 years and younger because of loose parts.
You can decorate these little dolls with flowers, bows or ribbons. You can make them as a keychain or decoration. They make a nice gift for Christmas.