Gustav the Gnome by Nea Creates

Gustav the Gnome

December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
This pattern is available for free.

Gustav the Gnome is here for Christmas! He is super cute and makes a great gift, desk buddy, or decoration, especially during Christmas times!

Difficulty: Easy, maybe intermediate if you’re not comfortable working in front/back loops only.

Finished size: When finished Gustav measures approximately 13cm high without the hat or hair (22cm with the hat) and 10cm wide.

Materials & Tools needed:

  • A 4mm crochet hook
  • Yarn calling for a 5mm crochet hook
  • A pair of 12mm safety eyes
  • A pair of buttons (optional)
  • Stuffing
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Measuring tape

Stitches & techniques used:

  • Magic ring/circle/loop
  • Working in continuous rounds
  • Working in front loops only
  • Working in back loops only
  • Single crochet
  • Single crochet increase
  • Single crochet (invisible) decrease
  • Double crochet
  • Triple crochet (only 2 in the entire pattern)
  • Chaining
  • Changing color
  • Closing/tying off amigurumi

Good luck!