Do you wanna build a snowman?

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It’s November, and I’m waiting for the snow to hit. In the meantime, I decided to build my own snowman from the comfort of my couch. This snowman is about 9 inches tall and is perfect for cuddling or displaying on a shelf for your winter decor. This pattern is worked in both loops, and should work for both left-handed and right-handed crocheters.

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

sl st: slip stitch

inc: increase (2 single crochets in one loop)

dec: decrease (pull yarn through loop, pull yarn through second loop, yarn over and pull through all loops)

Materials needed (with affiliate links):

5.25 MM (I) crochet hook

Red Heart yarns in soft white, red, and green

12mm safety eyes

Black embroidery thread

Yarn needle

Body:

With white yarn ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” but I’ve never personally been able to get that to work, so I’ve always used this method instead.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc *, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Inc, 7 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Inc, 8 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 10-16: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 17: Dec, 8 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 18: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 19: Dec, 7 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 20: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 21: Dec, 6 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 22: Sc around. Sl st to first sc. Tie off.

Head:

With white yarn ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle.

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc *, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Inc, 7 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 9-15: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch t, turn.

Row 16: Dec, 7 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 17:  Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 18: Dec, 6 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, tie off.

Hat:

With red yarn ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle.

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc *, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Inc, 7 sc*, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 9-14: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, switch to green yarn, ch 1, turn.

Row 15: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, tie off.

Scarf:

With red yarn ch 81

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Tie off.

Make pom-pom and attach to top of hat. Stuff the head of the snowman, then pull the hat on. You can sew the hat on, or do like I did and just attach it in a few places to hold it on. Once the hat is on, position the eyes and sew on the mouth. Sew the head to the body, then wrap the scarf around the neck and tie it on. I created my own army of snowmen, in many different colors.

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If there are any mistakes in this pattern, or something is unclear, please feel free to leave me a comment and let me know. Or message me on Facebook. Happy November!

You may sell items that you make with my patterns, but please don’t post my patterns anywhere without linking back to my page.

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