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"Do you have Christmas decorations and gifts on your mind? The Crochet Santa Gnome is sure to be a hit for both the young and old when it comes to celebrating the holidays. Whether using him as a special gift, for play, or holiday decoration he’s sure to bring holiday cheer! Worried about working with furry yarn? Don't be with this guy! The furry yarn is worked only as trim and a small ball for the pom so it's actually a great project to practice your furry yarn skills on. You've got this!"
Crochet HookE/4 or 3.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeUsing hook size E/4 (3.5 mm) the first 6 rounds of the body measure approximately 2 inches (5.1 cm) in diameter.
Finished SizeUsing hook size E/4 (3.5 mm) in the sitting position without the hat, the Santa Gnome measures approximately 4.5 inches/11.4 cm. Sitting with the hat measures approximately 7 inches/18 cm with a bent hat and 10 inches/25 cm with a straight hat (not includ
- Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook
- stitch markers
- tapestry needle
Chopstick, dowel, or something similar to help with stuffing small parts
- Yarnspirations Simply Soft (worsted 4-Medium, 100% acrylic, 315 yds/288 m, 6 oz/170 g), Color (A) Bone OR Taupe, used approx. 15 yds/14 m, Color (B) Autumn Red, used approx. 95 yds/87 m
Yarnspirations Caron Simply Soft Heathers (worsted 4-Medium, 100% acrylic, 250 yds/228 m, 5 oz/141 g), Color (C) Charcoal Heather, used approx. 32 yds/29 m, Color (F) Grey Heather, used approx. 12 yds/11 m
Yarnspirations Caron Simply Soft Tweeds (worsted 4-Medium, 97% acrylic, 3% viscose, 250 yds/228 m, 5 oz/141 g), Color (E) Off White Tweed OR Taupe Tweed, used approx. 35 yds/32 m
Yarnspirations Bernat Pipsqueak (5-Bulky 100% polyester, 101 yds/92 m, 3.5 oz/100 g), Color (D) Vanilla, used approx. 38 yds/35 m
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