Little reindeer free amigurumi pattern

Here is another gift idea for Christmas – cute reindeer amigurumi dressed in orange sweater and winter snood.

Designer: @vivi_toys

You will need:

  • YarnArt Jeans yarn (55% cotton, 45% acrylic, 50 g/160 m): beige #07, white #03, brown #40, orange #85, grey #80
  • YarnArt Iris yarn (100 % cotton, 20 g/138 m): black #935 for eyebrows
  • 2.0 mm crochet hook and 2.5 mm for snood
  • 8 mm safety eyes
  • Dry pastel crayon for cheeks
  • Needles and pins
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill

Height: 14 cm (5.5”).

Free crochet reindeer pattern

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

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3: BLO 9 sc
R 4: 9 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 5: BLO 9 sc
R 6-12: 9 sc (7 rows)
Fold the top opening flat and crochet through both sides across: 2 dec (2)
Fasten off.

Ears (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (2 sc, inc) repeat 2 times [8]
R 3. (3 sc, inc) repeat 2 times [10]
R 4-5: 10 sc (2 rows)
R 6: (3 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [8]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Muzzle
With white yarn:
Make 6 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: 4 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 3 sc, inc [12]
R 2: inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc [18]
R 3: 18 sc
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet reindeer free pattern

Legs, body and head are crocheted as a single part.

Legs (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: BLO 12 sc
R 4: 12 sc
Change to beige yarn:
R 5: BLO 12 sc
R 6-9: 12 sc (4 rows)
Crochet the second leg, do not fasten off.

Make 2 ch and join with the first leg.

Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 1: 12 sc, inc, 14 sc, inc [30]
R 2-4: 30 sc (3 rows)
Change to green/red yarn:
R 5: 30 sc
R 6: 30 hdc (crochet round the 6th row, view video the crochet bull tutorial at 12:24)
R 7-11: 30 sc (5 rows)
R 12: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 13: 24 sc (add arms, view video at 13:55)
R 14: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 15: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 16: (1 hdc, dec) repeat 6 times [12] (crochet round the 16th row, view video the crochet bull tutorial at 16:11)

Head
Change to beige yarn:
R 18: BLO (inc) repeat 12 times [24]
R 19: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 20: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 21: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
R 22: (6 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [48]
R 23: (7 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [54]
R 24-33: 54 sc (10 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 27 and R 28 at the distance of 4 sc from each other.
R 34: (7 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [48]
R 35: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 36: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 37; (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 38: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 39: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 40: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 41: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off.

Horns (make 2)

Part #1 (make 2)
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2: (inc) repeat 5 times [10]
R 3: 10 sc (3 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second part.

Join the first detail to the second one with sl st and continue crocheting the horn in the round:
R 4: 3 sc, dec [16]
R 5: 16 sc
R 6: 2 sc, dec [12]
R 7: 12 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Snood
With grey yarn and 2.5 mm crochet hook:
Make 50 ch, join in ring with sl st.
R 1-3: BLO 50 sc, 1 sl st, 1 ch (3 rows)
R 4: BLO 50 sc
Fasten off.

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