Squirrel Ornament by Sahrit Freud-Weinstein

Squirrel Ornament

October 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
4.0 mm (G)
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This pattern is available for free.

Go for a natural woodland look this year and add this adorable squirrel to your mantel or tree. He’s crocheted with a nice long tail and has a cute face that is topped with a winter hat.


RED HEART® Soft®: 1 ball each
9010 Charcoal A, 4601 Off White
B, 4614 Black C, 1882 Toast
D, 9621 True Green E, 4420
Guacamole F, and 4608 Wine G


  1. Only small quantities of B, C, D, E, F, and G are needed for this project.
  2. Gauge is not critical for this project. Work tightly so stuffing does not show through stitches

Other items needed:

Yarn needle, stitch marker, fiberfill, 1 pair 9 mm black safety eyes, 3” (7.5 cm) length of floral stem wire (optional for tail)