Free Christmas Gnome Crochet Pattern

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I love gnome DIYs. Time for some lovely free Christmas crochet patterns again! Today, I have the amazing Natty Toys sharing her wonderful Christmas Gnome Crochet Pattern for free with you. A super kind guest post. If you LOVE this pattern as much as I do, why not stop by her Etsy store and take a peek at what else she has on offer? And support a creative with her work!

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More Crochet Patterns by Natty Toys

As you may remember from previous guest crochet patterns, the idea behind sharing these fantastic FREE (!) crochet pattern resources, is to provide you with an opportunity to discover and fall in love with a creator and their amazing work and designs! Natty Toys, as SO many fantastic crochet projects on her website, that you may wish to explore. SOOOO many adorable gnomes, from Halloween Gnomes, to Spring Gnomes, to Patriotic Gnomes, but also some more traditional Christmas Crochet Projects – for example, highlighted here we have:

These are but a small sample from Natty Toy’s store. Please do and browse more!

Paper Christmas Gnome Ornament Templates:

3d Paper Cone Gnomes for Holidays

You may also love our 3d PAPER Gnomes – super easy and fun to make. With free template!

Now from Natty Toys herself:

How to make a Crochet Christmas Gnome

Hello! I’m inviting you to the fairy-tale world of amigurumi. If you
bought this pattern you are ready to dream and create.
You will definitely be able to crochet a toy that will please you
and your loved ones!
Good luck and inspiration for creativity !!!

Supplies needed for this crochet pattern

The size of these Nordic Gnome Crochet is approximately 22 cm (9 inches) with the hat.
  • color A – Yarn Art Jeans (#50) purple or another color for a body and arms (yarn 160m – 50 g (174 yds – 50 g))
  • color B – Yarn Art Jeans (#80) gray color for a hat and a beard (yarn 160m – 50 g (174 yds – 50 g))
  • color C – Yarn Art Jeans (#7) beige color for a nose (yarn 160m – 50g (174 yds – 50 g))
  • color D – Alize Softy white color for trimming pieces (115 m -50 g (126 yds – 50 g))
  • fiber filler/ toy stuffing

NOTE: These Crochet Nordic Gnomes are approximately 22 cm (9 inches) tall (with the Christmas hat). You can have lots of fun with traditional Christmas colors or go wild and wacky with lots of different colors. Such cute Christmas decorations to make this holiday season.

Crochet tools required to make this gnome

  • 2 mm hook
  • large needle for sewing parts, scissors
  • knitting markers (to mark the beginning of a round)

Crochet abbrevations used in this Christmas gnome crochet pattern:

R – rounds
MR – (amigurumi) magic ring (learn how to crochet a magic ring here)
sc – single crochet
inc- increase, 2 sc in one stitch
dec – decrease, 2 sc together
sl st – sleep stitch
BLO sc – back loop only single crochet
ch – chain

Let’s begin!

Christmas Gnome Crochet Body

Use the yarn color A.
(Place a marker at the beginning of the round)
R 1: MR (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6: (4sc, inc) * 6 (36)
R 7: (5sc, inc) * 6 (42)
R 8: (6sc, inc) * 6 (48)
R 9-19: 48 sc (11 rounds)
R 20: (6sc, dec) * 6 (42)
R 21-22: (42) (2 rounds)
R 23: (5sc, dec) * 6 (36)
R 24-25: (36) (2 rounds)
R 26: (4sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 27-28: (30) (2 rounds)
Begin to stuff the piece.
R 29: (3sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 30-31: (24) (2 rounds)
R 32: (2sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 33-34: (18) (2 rounds)
R 35: (1sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 36: (dec) * 6 (6)
Stuff the piece with fiber filler.
Draw the yarn through 6 loops and pull until the
hole is tightly closed.
Cut and secure the thread.

Make the Gnome’s Nose

Use the yarn color C.
R 1: MR (6)
R 2: inc * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6: dec * 15 (15)
Leave the long tail for seving and cut the thread.
Stuff the piece with fiber filler. Sew the nose
between 19-23 rounds from MR on bottom body.

Bottom of the Gnome’s Body

Use the yarn color B.
Begin to crochet between 8-9
rounds of the lower torso.
R 1-2: 48 sc [2 rounds]
R 3: (1 ch, sl st) * 48 times
Cut and secure the yarn.

Time to make the Gnome’s Beard

gnomes crochet beard

Use the yarn color B.
Make 15 ch, starting in the second
loop from the hook:
– (inc, 1sc) * 7 times
Don’t cut the yarn. Repeat this
more 7 times.
Leave the thread for sewing, cut it.
The beard is ready.
Sew the beard around the nose.

Make the Christmas Gnome’s Arms

christmas gnomes arms

Make 2 arms

Use the yarn color A.
R 1: MR (6)
R 2-9: (6) (8 rounds)
Leave the thread for sewing and
cut it. Sew arms on both body’s

Your Gnome now needs a crochet hat!

crochet hat for gnome

Use the yarn color B.
Make 40 ch, sl st in the first loop.
Crochet by rounds and by BLO sc).
R 1-6: 40 BLO sc (6 rounds)
R 7: (6 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (35)
R 8-9: (35 BLO sc) (2 rounds)
R 10: (5 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (30)
R 11-12: (30 BLO sc) (2 rounds)
R 13: (4 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (25)
R 14-15: (25 BLO sc) (2 rounds)
R 16: (3 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (20)
R 17-18: (20 BLO sc) (2 rounds)
R 19: (2 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (15)
R 20-21: (15 BLO sc) (2 rounds)
R 22: (1 BLO sc, dec) * 5 (10)
Draw the yarn through 10 loops and
pull until the hole is tightly closed.
Cut and secure the thread.

crochet hat with trim

Use the white microfibre yarn Alize
Crochet the bottom of the hat with
single crochet. Crochet loosely, do not
R 1-4: 40 sc (4 rounds)

How to make a Finger Pom Pom

finger pom pom

Use white Alize Softy yarn.
Cut 40 cm (16”) yarn for ties.
Wrap the yarn in 40 turns on the
fingers of the hand, remove it, tie it
tightly in the middle.
Cut on the sides and shape into
a ball.
Tie the pom-pom to the hat.

Embroider a Snowflake to the Gnome’s Hat

snowflake embroidery

Embroider a snowflake with the yarn
color A.
Look on photos.
Put the hat on the gnome. Sew the hat to
the body over arms.


free christmas gnome pattern

I think these cute little gnomes make great christmas décor, as well as gifts (my daughter has already promised to make me one for my birthday!) and would also work well for any craft fairs to sell! Make a whole set in lots of different colors. Too cute!

Now.. A big thank you to Natty Toys for this awesome pattern. If you had fun making these little free Christmas Gnome Crochet Pattern, don’t forget to say “thank you” to Natty Toys, by visiting their Etsy Store for a good browse! And if you like what you see, maybe make a little purchase or two?

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