Snowman Ornament Pattern

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Snowman Ornament Pattern

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
“AUNT LYDIA'S” HEAVY RUG YARN, Article 235

7 – 70 yd. skeins White.
1 – 70 yd. skein each Black, National Blue and Light Yellow and
“STAR” SIX STRAND EMBROIDERY COTTON, Article 50.
3 skeins Lt. Emerald.
2 skeins Bright Red.
1 skein each Black and Dark Orange.
1 Pipe Cleaner.
Aluminum or plastic crochet hook No. H.
Steel crochet hook No. 6.

BODY: Wind 5 skeins of White over an 18 inch cardboard, tie with a double strand of yarn at one end for top of head. Tie tightly about 3½ inches from top of head for neck. Divide remaining yarn in half for legs and tie each section about 2 inches from each end. Cut and trim for feet.

ARMS: Wind 2 skeins of White over a 14 inch cardboard, tie 2 inches from each end for hands, then tie each side about 3½ inches from each hand tying for shoulders, insert through center of body. Tie about 5 inches from neck for waist. Cut and trim ends for hands.

Eyes, mouth, nose, holly leaves, berries, buttons, pipe and band for hat are worked with “STAR” Six Strand Embroidery cotton and steel crochet hook No. 6.

NOSE: With Red ch 2, 6 s c in 2nd st from hook, without joining rows work 2 s c in each s c. Place a marker at the beginning of each row.

3rd Row. 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from beginning all around.

4th Row. Increase in every 3rd st. Work 1 row even.

6th Row. Decrease 6 sts evenly spaced (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time). Work 1 row even, cut thread leaving an end. Fill with kapok and sew in position.

EYE: With Black work the 1st 3 rows same as nose, sl st in next st, cut thread. Work another eye in same manner. Sew in position.

MOUTH: With Red ch 23, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 3 sts (s d c: thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 4 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s c in each of the last 3 sts, cut thread. Sew in position.

HAT: With Black “AUNT LYDIA'S” Heavy Rug Yarn and Aluminum hook No. H, work 1st 4 rows same as nose.

5th Row. Increase in every 4th s c.

6th Row. Increase in every 5th s c.

7th Row. Sl st in 1st 2 s c, working in back loop of sts only, work 1 s c in each s c working 1 s c in each of the 1st 2 sl sts (36 s c).

8th Row. Working through both loops work 1 s c in each s c.

9th Row. Decrease 6 sts evenly spaced. Work 1 row even.

11th Row. Same as 9th row (24 s c). Work 6 rows even.

18th Row. 2 s c in each s c. Work 3 rows even ending last row with sl st in last 2 sts, cut yarn.

BAND: With Green ch 9, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1 to turn all rows.

2nd Row. 1 s c in each s c. Repeat 2nd row 94 times or long enough to go around crown of hat. Place around crown and sew short ends together.

HOLLY LEAF: With Green ch 3, d c in 3rd st from hook, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next st, ch 3, turn.

3rd Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 2 d c, 2 d c in next d c, ch 3, turn.

4th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, 2 d c in next d c, ch 3, turn.

5th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, 2 d c in next d c, ch 3, turn.

6th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 6 d c, ch 2, turn.

7th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next d c, 1 d c in each of the next 5 d c, ch 2, turn.

8th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in next d c, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, ch 2, turn.

9th Row. S c in 2nd st from hook, s c in next d c, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, ch 1, turn.

10th Row. Sl st in each of the next 2 sts, ch 2, then keeping last loop of each of the following sts on hook d c in same space with last sl st, 1 d c in next d c, thread over and work off all loops at one time, cut thread. Work another leaf in same manner.

BERRY: With Red work 1st 2 rows same as nose.

3rd & 4th Rows. Work even in s c.

5th Row. 1 s c in next s c, decrease in next 2 sts, repeat from beginning all around. Fill with kapok or Red thread, then decrease every other st until 3 sts remain, cut thread leaving an end. Work 2 more berries in same manner. Sew leaves and berries in position on band as illustrated.

EAR MUFFS: Pompons. Over a 2½ inch cardboard wind Blue 50 times, tie in center and trim.

Work another pompon in same manner. With aluminum hook No. H with Blue ch 24, cut yarn. Sew each end of ch to a pompon and sew ear muffs in position.

SCARF: With Light Yellow and aluminum hook No. H ch 9, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining st of ch, ch 3 to turn all rows.

2nd Row: 1 d c in each d c. Repeat 2nd row until strip measures 22 inches or desired length, cut yarn.

FRINGE: Cut a 4 inch length of yarn, double in half, loop through 1st st of one short edge, draw ends through loop tightly. Repeat across row, trim fringe evenly. Work opposite edge in same manner.

BUTTON: With Black work 1st 2 rows same as nose ending last row with sl st, cut thread leaving an end. Work 2 more buttons in same manner. Sew in position.

PIPE: With Dark Orange work 1st 2 rows same as nose.

3rd Row. Ch 3, * popcorn st in next st (popcorn st: 4 d c in same space, drop loop from hook, insert in 1st d c, pull loop through, ch 1 to tighten st), 1 d c in next st, repeat from * 4 times, popcorn st in next st, join in 3rd st of ch.

4th & 5th Rows. Ch 3, then work 1 popcorn st over each popcorn st and 1 d c over each d c, join each row, cut thread.

STEM: Wind thread over a 3 inch section of a pipe cleaner, fasten ends. Insert one end in pipe and the other in mouth.