Christmas reindeer free amigurumi pattern


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Christmas reindeer crochet pattern

Cute Christmas deer! You can crochet a wonderful amigurumi reindeer for yourself, which will be a fine gift for any occasion and a true friend for a child or adult.

Designer: Olga Shevchenko

You will need:

  • Alize Cotton Gold Tweed yarn: color #55 or #67, YarnArt Jeans #66 for nose, #90 for horns and scarf, YarnArt Camellia (70% polyester, 30% metallic) color gold #2440
  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • 6 mm safety eyes
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Height: 21 cm (8.2”) with horns.

Free crochet reindeer tutorial

Free crochet reindeer pattern

Abbreviations:
R – row
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Head
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc) repeat 5 times, 1 sc [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc) repeat 5 times, 2 sc [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
R 8: 3 sc, inc, (6 sc, inc) repeat 5 times, 3 sc [48]
R 9-14: 48 sc (6 rows)
R 15: 2 sc, (inc, 6 sc) repeat 3 times, 3 sc, (inc, 6 sc) repeat 3 times, 1 sc [54]
R 16-17: 54 sc (2 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 16 and R 17 at the distance of 4 sc from each other.
R 18: 7 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 17 sc, (inc, 2 sc) repeat 3 times, 11 sc [61]
R 19-25: 61 sc (7 rows)
R 26: 7 sc, dec, (2 sc, dec) repeat 3 times, 17 sc, (dec, 2 sc) repeat 3 times, dec, 9 sc [53]
R 27-28: 53 sc (2 rows)
R 29: (11 sc, dec) repeat 4 times, 1 sc [49]
R 30: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times, 1 sc [43]
R 31: 9 sc, (dec, 1 sc) repeat 4 times, 9 sc, (dec, 1 sc) repeat 4 times, 1 sc [35]
R 32: (5 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [30]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Nose
Make 7 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 4 sc, 4 sc in last st, turn: 4 sc, inc [16]
R 2: 2 inc, 4 sc, 4 inc, 4 sc, 2 inc [24]
R 3-4: 24 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3: (2 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [12]
R 4: (3 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
R 5: (4 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [18]
R 6: (4 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [15]
R 7: 15 sc
R 8: (3 sc, dec) repeat 3 times (12)
R 9: 12 sc
Fourfold the top opening flat and sew both sides together (view video at 03:15).
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
With YarnArt Jeans #90 and YarnArt Camellia yarn.

Main part
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4-6: 18 sc (3 rows)
R 7: 3 dec, 12 sc [15]
R 8: 3 dec, 9 sc [12]
R 9: 12 sc
R 10: (1 sc, dec)*4 (8)
R 11-12: 8 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Small part
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3-4: 9 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew the small part to the main one.

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: 3 inc, 9 sc [15]
R 4: 15 sc
R 5: 3 dec, 9 sc [12]
R 6-15: 12 sc (10 rows)
Stuff the arm with fiberfill till the R 8.
R 16: 2 sc only
Fold the top opening flat and 6 sc through both sides.
Fasten off.

Legs and body

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4-6: 18 sc (3 rows)
Crochet the second leg, do not fasten off.

Make 3 ch and join with the first leg.

Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 7: 18 sc on the first leg, 3 sc in 3 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, 3 sc in 3 ch (opposite side) [42]
R 8: (6 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [48]
R 9: (7 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [54]
R 10-17: 54 sc (8 rows)
R 18: (7 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [48]
R 19: 48 sc
R 20: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 21: 42 sc
R 22: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 23: 36 sc
R 24: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 25: 30 sc
In the next row we will attach arms:
R 26: 5 sc, 6 sc together with sc of the 1st arm, 9 sc, 6 sc together with sc of the 2nd arm, 4 sc [30]
R 27-28: 30 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off.

Scarf
With YarnArt Jeans #90 and YarnArt Camellia yarn.
Make 90 ch.
Starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: hdc in every st, 3 hdc in last st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of chain: hdc in every st, 2 hdc and sl st in last st.
Fasten off.

Assembly
Sew nose under eyes, put some fiberfill inside the nose before you finish.
Embroider eyebrows and mouth with black floss.
Sew horns on the head between R 5 and R 8.
Sew ears under horns, about 1 row down from horns.


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