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Crochet Santa Claus Amigurumi

Create your very own adorable Crochet Santa Claus Amigurumi with this fun and festive pattern! This delightful project is perfect for adding a touch of holiday cheer to your home decor or gifting to loved ones. With its intricate details and charming design, this crochet Santa Claus will surely become a cherished keepsake for years to come. Dive into the world of crochet and bring the magic of Christmas to life with this enchanting Crochet Santa Claus Amigurumi. This pattern is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your creativity and crochet skills, as you work on each intricate stitch to bring this jolly character to life. Whether you're an experienced crocheter or just starting out, this project is sure to bring you joy and satisfaction as you watch Santa Claus come to life in your hands. So grab your crochet hook, choose your favorite yarn colors, and let the holiday spirit guide your stitches as you embark on this delightful crochet adventure.

Required materials and tools:

Himalaya Dolphin Baby Plush Yarn
Hook 3.5-5.0 mm. The hook number depends on your knitting density. I am using a 3.5mm hook
Hook 2.5 mm for pom pom
Large eye stitching needle
Eyes 8 mm
For beard, eyebrows, cap, suit, pom-pom Softy Alize (color 55 – white)
Art pastels for cheeks (optional)

sc: Single Crochet
inc: Increase
dec: Decrease
tr: Triple Crochet/ Treble Crochet
st: Stitch
dc: Double Crochet
hdc: Half Double Crochet
sl-st: Slip Stitch
ch: Chain make increase into same stitch as many as the number which is given in front of “inc” abbreviation (exp; 3inc, 4inc..).
FLO: Crochet into front loops only
BLO: Crochet into back loops only
BL: Bobble Stitch – do 5dc all in the same stitch and then yarn over and pull through all the loops on your hook (the original loop + 1 loop for each partially completed dc).

Legs (2 parts)
In black:
1. 5 sc in MR
2. 5 inc (10)
3. 10 sc
Change to red:
4-7. 10 sc
We fix and cut the yarn on the first leg.

We crochet the second leg, we do not cut the yarn. We crochet one ch and connect with the first leg.

Body and head
1. We crochet 10 sc one leg at a time, + a column to the junction, a column to an ch, + a column to a junction, 10 sc along the second leg, a column to an ch (24)
2. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
3. (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
4-9. 36 sc
10. (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
11. We crochet 30 sc for the back wall
12. (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
13. 24 sc
14.(2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
15-16. 18 sc
17. (1 sc, dec)* 6 (12)
Change the yarn to the bodily one:
18. 12 sc
19. 12 inc (24)
20. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
21-25. 30 sc
26. (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
Insert eyes between 24-25 rows, 3 sc apart.
27. (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
28. (1 sc, dec)* 6 (12)
29. 6 dec
We tighten the hole, hide the yarn. We embroider the nose.

Hands (2 parts)
We start crocheting with a flesh-colored yarn:
1. 6 sc in MR
2. (1 sc, inc)*3 (9)
3. We crochet 9 sc, fold, the last loop should be on the side, if not, then we need to crochet the right amount of sc for offset. (I have 2 columns). Next, make a picot of 3 ch.
4. (1 sc, dec)*3 (6)
Change the yarn to red:
5. 6 sc
6. 6 sc BLO
7-13. 6 sc
Fold in the handle and crochet by both sides 3 sc.

We start in red:
1. 4 sc in MR
2. (1 sc, inc)*3 (6)
3. 6 sc
4. (1 sc, inc)*3 (9)
5-7. 9 sc
8. (2 sc, inc)*3 (12)
9-11. 12 sc
12. (3 sc, inc)*3 (15)
13-15, 15 sc
16. (4 sc, inc)*3 (18)
17-18. 18 sc
19. (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
20. 24 sc
21. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
22. (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
23. (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
Change the yarn to Softy Alize:
24-25. 42 sc

Hook 2.5 mm
crochet with Softy Alize yarn:
1. 6 sc in MR
2. 6 inc (12)
3. (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
4. (2 sc, inc)* 6 (24)
5-9. 24 sc
10. (2 sc, dec)* 6 (18)
11. (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
12. 6 dec (6)
We tighten the hole, leave the thread for sewing.

1. When crocheting the body in the 11th row, we crochet for the back walls 30 sc. Now we introduce the red color behind the front wall and knit two rows of 30 sc. Then change to Softy Alize and knit two rows of 30 sc.
2. When crocheting handles, in the 6th row we crochet 6 sc for the back loops.
Now we insert Softy Alize behind the front wall and in EACH we make a pr from sc (12), the second row just crochet 12 sc.
3. Sew the pom-pom to the cap.
4. Sew the cap to the head. I fold the long part of the cap and sew it to the head.
5. We make a beard from Softy Alize, in MR, each column with two strings (to make it thicker).
6. Draw the cheeks.
7. We embroider the eyebrows.
Your New Year friend is ready!

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