I have been feeling very christmassy and found this pattern I wrote a while ago and thought what the hey! its the festive season why not give you all a treat :0) Here is the pattern for these little guys!! :
Make loads of them with different coloured scarves to get you in the festive mood :D
Awww I think they are soo cute!
(I call them freddy and eddy.)
You will need:
- 3 1/4 mm needles
- 3mm crochet hook
- White DK yarn
- Black DK yarn
- and oddment of orange yarn for carrot nose
- and another odment of coloured wool for the scarf :)
- a tiny bit of stuffing for the head
- an embroidery needle!
stst: stocking stitch
k2tog: knit two stitches together
With white yarn and 3 1/4mm needles cast on 14 sts
stst 23 rows
change to black and stst 3 rows (for hat)
last row: k2tog across row (7sts)
cut long piece of yarn and thread through all 7 sts on needle, draw up and fasten off.
Using 3.00mm hook ch 25. fasten off
To make up:
Sew around 1.5cm down back of snowman (down from head) and thread yarn all the way around neck, stuff and draw up and fasten, do not cut yarn, continue to seam the rest of the back of snowman. Embroider features as seen in picture.
Thread pieces of same coloured yarn through ends of scarf tie then cut short to create tassel effect.tie round neck, done.
Congratulations you are now the proud owner of your own little eddy (or freddy :)
You can put small sweets in the end and use them as place settings or sew a loop to thier head, stuff and sew body and hang them on your tree!
Enjoy, and think ITS CHRISSSSSSTTTTMMMMMAAAAASSSSSSSSS! (hahaa)