Gustav the Gnome by Nea Creates

Gustav the Gnome

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

Crochet Gustav the Gnome for Christmas using this FREE amigurumi pattern! Easy/intermediate free crochet pattern, and he’s so cute, with or without his hat!

Notes: This pattern is written in English, US crochet terminology and SI units are used throughout. I use a smaller hook size than the yarn calls for to get tighter stitches. Gustav is crocheted in continuous rounds. All measurements are approximate & will vary with your yarn & tension.

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Size: 11cm tall & 8cm wide without hair. Hat measures 14cm tall & 12cm wide.

Materials & Tools needed:

  • Yarn calling for a 4.5mm crochet hook in 4 colors, e.g. Adlibris Cotton 8/9 / Adlibris Cotton Aran
  • Skin color: 21g/32m
  • Shirt color: 35g/53m
  • Hair color: 2g/3m
  • Hat color: 32g/48m
  • A pair of 12mm safety eyes
  • A pair of buttons (optional)
  • A 3.5mm crochet hook
  • 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
  • Color changes
  • Slip stitch
  • Single crochet
  • Single crochet increase
  • Single crochet decrease (invisible)
  • Double crochet
  • Triple/treble crochet
  • Closing amigurumi

Good luck!