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Gnome On A Swing Christmas Ornament
"Christmas is just around the corner, and it's time to prepare your year end decorations! The Gnome on a swing crochet pattern is a fun ornament to hang in your Christmas tree, and it's an easy, beginner friendly pattern. Great DIY gift for your loved ones, but I warn you, you're gonna want one for yourself too! Bonus: the pattern includes a detailed tutorial for invisible colour change when working in the round for your amigurumi projects."
NotesI hope you'll enjoy this pattern, if you have any question I'm glad to help, just send me an email, you'll find an address in the contact page of my blog.
I’d love to see your finished gnome: don’t forget to share it on social media and tag me @octopucrochetdesign . I look forward to seeing it in your Christmas decor!!
Crochet HookE/4 or 3.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGauge for amigurumi : 5-round circle = 5cm (2")
Finished SizeWith the material mentioned above and when gauge is achieved: the gnome is 15 cm (5,9") tall
Yarn: #3 / DK / light worsted yarn, 8ply, 80% cotton 20% Milk Fiber, in dark red, light
peach, light brown, dark brown, forest green
- Some strands of Merino wool for the beard in white colour
- A pair of 8mm safety eyes
Golden yarn or decorative string for the swing strings
- Tapestry needle
Stitch marker or a strand of thinner yarn.
Small piece of green sewing thread
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