Gnome on a swing ornament by Clotilde Dhenaut

Gnome on a swing ornament

October 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
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Free Pattern also available for free: info in notes
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A free version is also available.
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Looking for a new crochet ornament to hang in your Christmas tree or to DIY for your loved ones this year? The Gnome on a swing is perfect for both!! Easy beginner crochet pattern, this cheeky guy will bring some joy to your home for Christmas.

• Final size (with indicated yarn and gauge): the gnome is 15 cm (5,9”) tall
• Level: beginner
• Stitches and techniques: magic ring, single crochet, increase, decrease, colour change
• US crochet notations
• Language: English
• Illustrated step-by-step photos

• 3.5mm / US E-4 crochet hook
• Yarn: #3 / DK / light worsted yarn, 8ply, 80% cotton 20% Milk Fiber, in dark red, light
peach, light brown, dark brown, forest green
• Fiberfill
• Some strands of Merino wool for the beard
• Green sewing thread (or any other colour that will match the place you want to hang the gnome)
• A pair of 8mm safety eyes
• Tapestry needle
• Stitch marker(s) (or a piece of thread to mark your round beginning)
• Golden yarn or decorative string for the swing strings

Please note: This is a downloadable product (PDF), not a physical item. The pattern will be available for instant download upon payment.

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You may make items to sell from my patterns (i.e. on Etsy, at craft fairs) only in small quantity, but I ask that you link back to my blog and provide credit for the pattern.If you sell items on Etsy or other marketplace you have to mention my website in the description of the item, and you may not use my photography to sell the finished product. This pattern is not meant for wholesale or for big businesses to profit on.

My patterns are created by me and although I strive to make them as clear and detailed as possible, there is always a chance for human error or need of clarification. I am happy to address any questions or concerns!