Crochet a cute amigurumi gnome with this free crochet pattern. The garden gnome is a perfect spring project and works up quick. Using only basic stitches this garden gnome is an easy project. Crochet one to watch over your garden. #crochetgnome #amigurumicrochet #springcrochet
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Amigurumi Gnome Free Crochet Pattern

This amigurumi gnome free crochet pattern was designed as my spring amigurumi pattern for my grandmother. I live 1500 miles away from my grandmother and every few months I like to send her a little crocheted figure to keep her company.

I used to spend countless hours working with my grandmother, sewing quilts, dresses, and outfits. We made the fraternity robes for my cousin. There were a lot of good memories, but now being so far away, I need a way to show her I love her and to keep her company.

So my little amigurumi critters are sent with my love to sit on her shelves, side tables, and fireplace mantle. A little piece of my heart goes with each one to her.

I have made so many items for her, snowmen, penguins, monkeys, and she puts them out on her shelf during the right seasons. Just a while ago she listed out everything I had made her and I found she did not have very much to put out during spring.

Crochet a cute amigurumi gnome with this free crochet pattern. The garden gnome is a perfect spring project and works up quick. Using only basic stitches this garden gnome is an easy project. Crochet one to watch over your garden. #crochetgnome #amigurumicrochet #springcrochet

I fell in love with the Scandinavian Santa Gnome and wanted to create a fun garden gnome version. So this is my take of the Scandinavian Amigurumi Gnome for the Spring.

But I could not stop there. This little Gnome needed a loving wife that could boss him around. I am not sure why I think she looks bossy, she just does to me. 

For the yarn for this project, I used a variety of Red Heart Super Saver Worsted weight yarn and some Big Twist Value yarn that I already had on hand. 

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Holiday Gnomes

Check out some of the other gnomes I have created. I decided to create a gnome for every holiday. So far I have created the Leprechaun Gnome, Easter Bunny Gnome, and Cinco De Mayo Gnome!

 Amigurumi Gnome Materials

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All yarn quantities are overestimations and amounts for both gnomes.

52 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Turquoise
6 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Buff
52 yds of Big Twist Value Soft Grey
52 yds of Big Twist Value Lilac
52 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Spring Green
6 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Perfect Pink
6 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Bright Yellow
6 yds of RED HEART Super Saver Yarn, White
Crochet Hook, Size E, 3.5mm
Polyfil
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Locking Stitch Markers
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Stitches and Abbreviations

Ch – Chain
MC – Magic Circle
Sc – Single Crochet
Sc2Tog – Single Crochet Two Together
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet

Gauge and Size

5 Sc = 1 inch

6 Rows of Sc = 1 inch

Final gnomes are 7.5 inches tall. 

Special Stitches

SC2TOG – Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together – Insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over, pull the loop through the hook (2 loops on hook), insert hook into the next stitch, yarn over, pull the loop through the hook, (3 loops on the hook) yarn over and pull the first loop through all the loops on the hook. Your decrease is complete.

Video Tutorials

Gnome Video Series
Episode 1: Gnome Body (Plus Amigurumi Basics)
Episode 2: Nose, Arms, Feet
Episode 3: Beard and Braids
More helpful Videos
Easy way to make a Magic Circle
How to Change Colors in Crochet

Crochet a cute amigurumi gnome with this free crochet pattern. The garden gnome is a perfect spring project and works up quick. Using only basic stitches this garden gnome is an easy project. Crochet one to watch over your garden. #crochetgnome #amigurumicrochet #springcrochet

Amigurumi Gnome Pattern

Notes:

  • The pattern will be worked in a continuous round.
  • The pattern is in US terms.

Body

With Body Color

R1: Work 6 Sc in a MC. (6)

R2: *2Sc in the next St* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (12)

R3: *Sc in the next St, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (18)

R4: *Sc in the next 2 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (24)

R5: *Sc in the next 3 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (30)

R6: *Sc in the next 4 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)

R7: *Sc in the next 5 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

R8: *Sc in the next 6 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (48)

R9-20: Sc in the next Sts. (48)

R21: *Sc in the next 6 Sts, Sc2Tog,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

R22: *Sc in the next 5 Sts, Sc2Tog,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)

Fasten off.

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Hat

With Hat Color

R1: Work 3 Sc in a MC. (3)

R2: *2Sc in the next St* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (6)

R3: Sc in the next 6 Sts. (6)

R4: *Sc in the next St, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (9)

R5: Sc in the next 9 Sts. (9)

R6: *Sc in the next 2 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (12)

R7: Sc in the next 12 Sts. (12)

R8: *Sc in the next 3 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (15)

R9: Sc in the next 15 Sts. (15)

R10: *Sc in the next 4 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (18)

R11: Sc in the next 18 Sts. (18)

R12: *Sc in the next 5 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (21)

R13: Sc in the next 21 Sts. (21)

R14: *Sc in the next 6 StS, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (24)

R15: Sc in the next 24 Sts. (24)

R16: *Sc in the next 7 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (27)

R17: Sc in the next 27 Sts. (27)

R18: *Sc in the next 8 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (30)

R19: Sc in the next 30 Sts. (30)

R20: *Sc in the next 9 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (33)

R21: Sc in the next 33 Sts. (33)

R22: *Sc in the next 10 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (36)

R23: Sc in the next 36 Sts. (36)

R24: *Sc in the next 11 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (39)

R25: Sc in the next 39 Sts. (39)

R26: *Sc in the next 12 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (42)

R27: Sc in the next 42 Sts. (42)

R28: *Sc in the next 13 St, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (45)

R29: Sc in the next 45 Sts. (45)

R30: *Sc in the next 14 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (48)

R31:  Sc in the next 48 Sts. (48)

R32: *Sc in the next 15 Sts, 2Sc in the next St,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. (51)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew the hat to the body. Attach all the other pieces first, stuff the hat and body, then sew the hat to the body.

Arms (Make 2)

With Skin Color

R1: Work 6 Sc in a MC. (6)

R2: Sc in the next 6 Sts. (6)

Change to Body Color

R3-8: Sc in the next 6 Sts. (6)

Fasten off leaving a 10 inch tail to sew the arm to the body.

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Feet (Make 2)

With Body Color

R1: Work 6 Sc in a MC. (6)

R2: *2Sc in the next St* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (12)

R3-5: Sc in the next 12 Sts. (12)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Lightly stuff the feet and sew them to the front of the gnome body. 

Nose

With Skin Color

R1: Work 6 Sc in a MC. (6)

R2-3: Sc in the next 6 Sts. (6)

Fasten off leaving a 10 inch tail to sew the nose to the body.

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Amigurumi Gnome Beard

Ch12

R1: Sc in the 2nd Ch from hook and each Ch across. Fasten off. (11)

Cut 24  eight inch strands of yarn for the beard. Group three strands together and attach them to the 7 center single crochet like you would add fringe to a scarf. Then take the remaining 3 strands and add them as fringe to the other side of the center 3 Sc. This will give us our strands for our mustache. (See Photo Below)

Before stuffing your gnome, sew your beard on to you gnome in a U shape. Make sure to leave room for the nose and keep the ends close to the edge of the top of the body to be able o hide them with the hat.

If you choose, braid your mustache and secure with a small piece of yarn.

Give your beard a little trim to shape and lightly mist it with some water, style the beard and let it dry that way to better hold that shape.

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Mushroom Spots for the Hat (Make as many as you like)

Large Spot

R1: Work 9 Hdc into a MC, Slst to the first HDC. Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the hat.

Small Spot

R1: Work 6 Sc into a MC, Slst to the first Sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the hat.

Apron

Ch82 Fasten off

R1: Find the center 8 Ch. Slst to the Ch and Sc in the next 8 Ch.

R2-4: Ch1, turn, Sc in the next 8 sts. (8)

Fasten off and weave in your ends. 

Sew the front of the apron in place before stuffing the gnome, and make a bow in the back of the gnome with the long chains.

Braids (Make 2)

Ch7

R1: Sc in the 2nd Ch from hook and each Ch across. Fasten off. (6) 

Cut 12 10 inch strands of yellow yarn for the two braids. Attach one strand of yarn to each Single Crochet like you would attach fringe to a scarf.

Braid the strands together slightly pulling to one side, use a piece of yarn to secure the braid and trim the ends.

Sew the braids onto the body of the gnome before stuffing the gnome. 

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Flowers (Make 2)

Note: Work the into row into a Magic Circle.

R1: Working into a MC, *Slst, Ch1, Dc, Ch1* Repeat from *to* a total of 5 times. Slst. Fasten off, pull the MC close to create a flower.

For the flower center, take a piece of yellow yarn about 6 inches long, make a knot in the center of the yarn and make 3 more knots directly over the first knot to make it larger. Weave both of the ends of the yarn through the flower so the knot will sit in the center of the flower. Secure and sew the flower to the hat.

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Now your little Amigurumi Gnome Couple is complete and ready to be displayed. 

Leprechaun Gnome Hat

Using Green,
Work 6 SC into a Magic Circle.

Row 1: *Work 2 SC into the next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (12)

Row 2: *Sc into next ST, Work 2 SC in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (18)

Row 3: *Sc into next 2 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (24)

Row 4: *Sc into next 3 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (30)

Row 5: *Sc into next 4 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)

Row 6: SC in Back loops only of the next 36 STS.

Row 7-13: SC in next 36 STs.

Change color to Yellow.

Row 14-16: SC in next 36 STs.

Change color to Green.

Row 17: *Sc into next 5 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

Row 18: *Sc into next 6 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (48)

Row 19: *Sc into next 7 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (54)

Row 20: *Sc into next 8 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (60)

Row 21: SLST to the next 2 STS. Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Four Leaf Clover

We will be using a brighter green. The clover is worked into a Magic Circle and only consists of one row.

Row 1: Working into a Magic Circle, *SC, CH2, DC, CH2* repeat from *to* a total of 4 times.

This creates your four leaves.

To Create a stem, CH4, SLST into the 2nd CH from the hook and the next 2 CH. SLST to the first single crochet. Fasten off leaving a long tail.

Pull your Magic Circle closed and use the long yarn end to sew to the hat.

Place the hat on your gnomes head (it should be the last thing you attach) and carefully sew it in place. Your Leprechaun gnome is complete.

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