Befana by Sabrina Boscolo


December 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.0 mm
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In Italian folklore, Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5) in a similar way to Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus. This Italian gift-giving spirit is also known as Saint Befana, La Vecchia (the Old Woman), and La Strega (the Witch).

Amigurumi Crochet pattern – instructions to make a Befana doll using 3mm crochet hook with amigurumi technique.

Skill level: intermediate

The finished doll is approximately 12cm tall. The size of the doll depend on how you stuff and on your choice in material (Yarn, Crochet hook).

You will need:

  • hook 3mm
  • acrylic yarn
  • chenille stem
  • fiberfill
  • 6mm mobile eyes
  • glue