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New Year’s Gnome Free Crochet Pattern

It is the end of the year and this Crochet New Year’s Gnome is ready to celebrate with you. He is all dressed up for the occasion.

Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this New Year’s Gnome pattern. You will also find all the materials, stitches, gauge, and sizing information.

Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

A Dapper New Year’s Gnome

This gnome is all dressed up, and look similar to the Patriotic Gnome we made in July. The little top hat and bowtie are just charming on this little guy. If you can find a little wine glass, put it in his hand to complete the look.

Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

How to Customize your New Year’s Gnome

This crochet gnome pattern can be customized in a variety of ways. First you can make a male or female gnome. Instructions are provided below for both.

Change the body color, hat color, shirt color, pants color, skin color, and hair color to make your gnome special. I like to use Red Heart Super Saver Aran(light tones), Buff(Medium tone), Cafe Latte(Dark tone), and Coffee(Very dark tone) for skin tones.

Make this gnome unique and special with your customization. When you are all done, consider sharing him on social media and tag me @windingroadcrochet so I can see it.

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Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

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Materials Needed

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1.4 oz or 85 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Charcoal
0.4 oz or 20 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Gold
0.1 oz or 6 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, White
0.1 oz or 6 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Buff (Skin Tone)
0.4 oz or 20 yds of Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Black
Crochet Hook, Size E, 3.5mm
Polyfil
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Tooth Pick and Small Piece of Paper
Locking Stitch Markers
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Stitches and Abbreviations

CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
BLOSC- Back Loop Only Single Crochet
FLOSC – Front Loop Only Single Crochet
SC2TOG – Single Crochet 2 stitches together
SLST – Slip Stitch
MC – Magic Circle (Video Tutorial)

Gauge and Size

Gauge – 5SC x 6 Rows = 1 inch
Size – Final Gnome is about 7 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.

Crochet Gnome Video Tutorial

Here is a video series that can help you through the basic pieces of the gnome. Please be aware that the Hat below is for the ppointed hat and not the top hat.

Episode 1: Gnome Body (Plus Amigurumi Basics)
Episode 2: Nose, Arms, Feet
Episode 3: Beard and Braids
Episode 4: Gnome Hat
Episode 5: Assembling your Gnome

Other Helpful Videos
Easy way to make a Magic Circle
How to Change Colors in Crochet

Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

Crochet New Year’s Gnome

Notes:
-Written in US terms.
-Pattern worked in continuous rounds.
-Use a stitch marker to keep track of your rows.

Crochet Gnome Body

With Charcoal.

Row 1: Work 6 SC in a MC. (6)

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

Row 3: *SC in the next ST, 2SC in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (18)

Row 4: *SC in the next 2 STs, 2SC in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (24)

Row 5: *SC in the next 3 STs, 2SC in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (30)

Row 6: *SC in the next 4 STs, 2SC in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)

Row 7: *SC in the next 5 STs, 2Sc in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

Row 8: *SC in the next 6 STs, 2SC in the next ST,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (48)

Row 9-14: SC in the next STs. (48)

Change to Gold or Shirt Color.

Row 15-20: SC in the next STs. (48)

Row 21: *SC in the next 6 STs, SC2TOG,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

Row 22: *SC in the next 5 STs, SC2TOG,* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)

Row 23: SLST to the next 2 STs.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Gnome Arms (Make 2 )

With Skin Color

Row 1: Work 6 SC in a MC. (6)

Row 2-4: SC in the next 6 Sts. (6)

Change to Gold

Row 6-8: SC in the next 6 Sts. (6)

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

Gnome Feet (Make 2 )

With Black

Row 1: Work 6 Sc in a MC. (6)

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

Row 3-5: SC in the next 12 STs. (12)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Nose 

With Skin Color

Row 1: Work 6 SC in a MC. (6)

Row 2-3: SC in the next 6 STs. (6)

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

Crochet Gnome Beard (Male Gnome)

CH12 with Grey

Row 1: SC in the 2nd CH from hook and each CH across. Fasten off. (11)

Cut 21  eight-inch strands of yarn for the beard. Group three strands together and attach them to the 7 center single crochets like you would add fringe to a scarf. (See Photo Above)

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 to hide them with the hat.

If you choose, braid your beard 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 hold that shape.

If you wish, you can untwist the yarn in the beard to have more hair-like strands.

Braids (Make 2) Female Gnome

CH7

Row 1: 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.

Style the hair before sewing to the gnome.

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

Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

Bow Tie

CH6 with Charcoal

Row 1: SC in 2nd CH from hook. SC in next 4 CH.

Row 2-3: CH1, turn, SC in next 5 STs.

Fasten off and weave in your ends. Take a long piece of gold yarn and scrunch down the very middle of the bow. Use the piece of yarn to wrap tightly around the center of the bow. Make a knot and weave in your ends.

New Year’s Gnome Top Hat

Row 1: With Charcoal, Work 6 SC into a Magic Circle.

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

Row 3: *SC into next ST, Work 2 SC in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (18)

Row 4: *SC into next 2 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (24)

Row 5: *SC into next 3 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (30)

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

Row 7: BLOSC in the next 36 STS.

Row 8-15: SC in next 36 STs.

Row 16-17: Change to Gold, SC in next 36 STs.

Row 18: Change to Charcoal, *FLOSC into next 5 STs, Work 2 FLOSC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)

Row 19: *SC into next 6 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (48)

Row 20: *SC into next 7 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (54)

Row 21: *SC into next 8 STs, Work 2 SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (60)

Row 22: SLST to the next 2 STS. Fasten off and weave in your ends.

When you are done, take a toothpick and cut off one pointed end. Cut out a piece of paper about 1.5 inches by 0.5 inches. Write the year on one half of the paper. Fold the paper in half and glue it around the cutoff side of the toothpick. Stick the pointed side of the toothpick into the hat and glue it in place.

Crochet a New Year's Gnome to celebrate the new year with you. Free crochet pattern and a helpful video tutorial series to help beginners.

Crochet New Year’s Gnome Assembly Instructions

You can use a yarn needle and yarn to sew each piece together in the order listed below or you can hot glue the pieces together (this is what I did) if they are not going to be played with by kids.

1. Stuff the gnome body.
2. Stuff and sew the feet onto the gnome body.
3. Sew the beard onto the gnome. The beard will have the crocheted row shaped like a U. Style the beard and trim it.
4. Sew the nose on top of the gnome beard.
5. Loosely sew bow tie on top of the beard.
6. Sew arms to gnome body.
7. Stuff the gnome hat and sew it to the gnome body.
8. Enjoy your gnome!

I truly hope you enjoyed the crochet New Year’s Gnome pattern and will check back for more fun crochet gnome patterns.

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