It’s the 1st day of December and we are very excited to welcome you to Advent Cal 2019! Behind the calendar’s first door this little snowman has been patiently waiting to be found. Now he’s very happy to meet you and hopes you will enjoy making him!
We hope you’ll have a lot of fun crocheting along with us until Christmas and can’t wait to see your makes!
*Please keep in mind that I really love what I’m doing and that’s why I’m putting a lot of effort and time to share this pattern for free. So, allow me to mention that this pattern is for personal use only and may not, in parts or in whole, be reproduced, sold, distributed or used for commercial purposes without authorization. You can sell the finished item, but please credit IwannaBeHara as the designer. You can share this pattern only with a link to this post.
Thank you for respecting my work!
Day 1 of #adventcal2019: Little Snowman
(You can find this pattern also on @iwannabehara)
– 100% Cotton yarn 125gr/50m (or any yarn you prefer) in colours (small amounts): off white (or white), red, green, black. Also, a thread of orange yarn for the nose.
You can choose of course other colours if you like.
– Crochet hook for yarn you use. I used a 3mm hook.
– Tapestry needle
– Stitch marker or thread of yarn (whatever works for you) as we will work in continuous rounds (spiral)
– Soft toy stuffing
Finished size of snowman: if worked with suggested yarn and hook, approx. 9cm (3.5 in) without the hat – height of hat: 10cm (3.90 in)
Abbreviations (US terms)
mr – magic ring
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
inc – increase: work 2sc in same stitch. For the hat work 2dc in same stitch.
dec – decrease: work 2sc together as 1; Tip: do this by putting your hook only through the front loops of the stitches
bl – back loops
fl – front loops
rnd(s) – round(s)
[…] x… – repeat instructions within  x … times
(…) – total number of stitches in this rnd
FO – fasten off
Head and Body:
We will start from the head.
With off white (or white)
1. 6 sc in a mr
2. [inc] x6 (12)
3. [sc, inc] x6 (18)
4. [2sc, inc] x6 (24)
5. [3sc, inc] x6 (30)
6. – 10. (5 rnds) 30sc
11. [4sc, inc] x6 (36)
12. – 15. (4 rnds) 36sc
16. in bl only 36sc
17. – 21. (5 rnds) 36sc
22. [5sc, inc] x6 (42)
23. [6sc, inc] x6 (48)
25. [6sc, dec] x6 (42)
26. [5sc, dec] x6 (36)
27. [4sc, dec] x6 (30)
28. [3sc, dec] x6 (24)
Stuff the snowman and continue stuffing as you go.
29. in bl only 24sc
30. [2sc, dec] x6 (18)
31. [sc, dec] x6 (12)
32. [dec] x6 (6)
FO leaving a long tail to close the remaining hole with the tapestry needle. Pull tightly and secure yarn end.
Hold the snowman upside down and work in fl of rnd 16:
1. With red yarn work 36 sc in the fl of this rnd; change to green; do not join;
2. 36sc; change to red
3. 36sc, sl st
FO and weave in ends.
– With black yarn embroider eyes, mouth, buttons, arms and eyebrows.
– With orange yarn embroider nose.
Start with red yarn. Do not join.
1. 4dc in a mr
*Make sure you are facing the right side.
3. [inc] x4 (8)
5. [dc, inc] x4 (12)
7. [2dc, inc] x4 (16)
9. [3dc, inc] x4 (20)
10. [4dc, inc] x4 (24)
11. [5dc, inc] x4 (28)
12. [6dc, inc] x4 (32); change to green
13. 32 sc, sl st
FO and weave in ends.
– With green yarn embroider some “x” to the hat.
– Add pompom or attach green yarn to the top of the hat.
I hope you have enjoyed making this little snowman!
I would love to see your snowman so please tag me @iwannabehara 😉
Don’t forget to use and follow #adventcal2019 to share your makes and see all the free crochet patterns.