Amigurumi Elf Free Pattern

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi elf, whose photos and design belong to Tine Sommer Hansen. You can learn how to crochet these elf using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Tine Sommer Hansen / Hobbii.com for this cute elf.

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Materials:

Crochet hook: B/1-C2 (2.5 mm)
Rainbow Cotton 8/4
Twist yarn from Go Handmade
2 set of safety eyes 0.3 inches (7 mm)
8 wooden pearls 0.6 inches (15 mm)
Fiberfill
Plastic pellets
2 wooden buttons 0.5 inches (12 mm)
Sewing thread or embroidery yarn

Measurements:

5.5- 5.9 inches (14-15 cm)
Usage: – boy/girl
Dark red approx. 1/1.2 oz (25g/30g)
Dark gray approx. 0.3/0.3 oz (8g/8g)
Nude approx. 0.4/0.4 oz (10g/10g)
Nature approx. 0.07/0.07 oz. (2g/2g)
Light gray approx. 0.16 oz (4g)
Dark brown Twist yarn approx. 4 yards (4 meter)

Abbreviations:

ch: chain stitch
s: stitch
sts: stitches
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
ss: slip stitch
Basic pattern – used for both boy and girl.

AMIGURUMI ELF CROCHET FREE PATTERN

Legs and Arms

Ch 60 into a foundation chain in the color: red. This chain is for the legs. Work ss back in each ch s. Cut the yarn and weave in ends.
Ch 60 into a foundation chain in dark gray. This is for the arms. Work ss back in each ch s. Cut the yarn and weave in ends. We will return to these pieces when they are going to be joined.

Body: With red

Start with a magic ring and work 6
sc into the ring (6) 2. Work 2 sc in each s the entire round (12)
3. Work *1 sc, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (18)
4. Work *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (24)
5. Work *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (30)
6. Work *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (36)
7. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (42)

8. This round work in the back loop only. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (48)
9. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (54) 1
0. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
11. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
12. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
13. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
14. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
15. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (48)
16. Change to gray yarn. Work sc around in the back loop only (48)

17. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)
18. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)
19. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)
20. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)
21. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (42)
22. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (42)
23. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (36)
24. Work *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (30)
25. Work *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (24)
26. Work *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around (18)
Do not fasten off since we are going to continue from here.

Fill the base of the body with plastic pellets and then fill it with fiberfill.

Head:

1. Work 2 sc in each s till the end of the round (36)
2. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (42)
3. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (48)
4. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (54)
5. Work *1 sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat till the end of the round (60)

6. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
7. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
8. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
9. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
10. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
11. Work *1 sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (54)
12. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (48)

13. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (42) – Place the eyes between round 9-10 with an interspace of 2 sts.
14. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (36)
15. Work *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (30)
16. Work *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (24) Stuff the head with fiberfill before closing the hole.
17. Work *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round
(18) 18. Work *1 sc, 2 sc together*. Repeat till the end of the round (12)
19. Work 2 sc together till the end of the round (6)
Sew the hole shut.

Insert the legs. Pull one end of the chain out through round 6, and the other end out through the same round but with an interspace of 7-8 sts.

Pull the arm-chain out through one side from 2 rounds underneath the head and continue out on the other side.
Place the beads on the chain and tie a knot.

Christmas Hat: in red

1. Start with a magic ring, work 6 sc into the ring (6)
2. Work *1 sc, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (9)
3. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (9)
4. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (9)
5. Work *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (12)
6. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (12)
7. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (12)
8. Work *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (15)
9. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (15)
10. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (15)
11. Work *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (18)

12. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (18)
13. t Work sc in each s till the end of the round (18)
14. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (21)
15. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (21)
16. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (21)
17. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (24)
18. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (24)
19. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (24)
20. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (27)
21. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (27)
22. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (27)
23. Work *1 sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (30)
24. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (30)

25. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (30)
26. Work *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (36)
27. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (36)
28. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (36)
29. Work *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (42)
30. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (42)
31. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (42)
32. Work *1 sc in the next 6 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (48)
33. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)
34. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (48)

35. Work *1 sc in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (54)
36. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
37. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
38. Work *1 sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc in the next s*. Repeat around (60)
39. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
40. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
41. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
42. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (60)
43. Work *1 sc in the next 8 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat till the end of the round (54)
44. Work sc in each s till the end of the round (54)
Leave a long tail to sew the christmas hat on top of the head.
If you’d like, make a small tassel to sew on to th etip of the hat

Pattern – Boy:

Follow the basic pattern written above regarding arms, legs, body and head, and continue like with the overalls

Overalls: in red

This round is worked in the s from round 16. Insert the yarn in one of the sts. Work ss around. Cut the yarn and weave in the end.

Insert the yarn in front of the elf where you wish one of the straps to be, make ch sts lon until the strap is able to reach the back of the elf. Make the straps cross each other, if you like. Sew strap onto the body and weave in the end.

Do the same with the other strap. Sew buttons on the front side of the overalls, if you like.

Place the hat on the head and sew around its edge so it stays in place. If you like, sew the tip of the hat onto the hat, so it stays folded to one side of the head.

Scarf: in light gray

1. Ch 60. Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch s from the needle, and work sc till the end of the row.
2. Turn by ch 1. Work sc till the end of the row.
3. Turn by ch 1. Work sc till the end of the row. cut the yarn and weave in the end.

Embroider the mouth and add some rouge to the cheeks, if you like.

Pattern – girl:

Follow the basic pattern above regarding the arms, legs, body and head and continue with the skirt.

Skirt: in red

1. Turn the elf upside down. Insert the yarn in the sts of round 16. This round is worked in the s from round 16. Work sc around. Finish with 1 ss.

2. Ch 2, work 1 dc in the same s, work 2 dc around. Finish with 1 ss

3. Ch 2, work dc around. Finish with 1 ss.

4. Ch 1, work *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc tog*. Repeat around. Finish with 1 ss. Cut the yarn and weave in the end.

Hair: in dark brown twist yarn

Cut 20 pieces of dark brown twist yarn of approx. 7.87 inches (20 cm). Place it over the head. Attach the hair to the head by sewing a few stitches over the middle.

Place the hat on top and sew it onto the head with a few sewing stitches. Make 2 ponytails or give the hair a “haircut”, if you like. Embroider the mouth and add red cheeks with some rouge.

Happy crocheting…

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