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Crochet Adorable Holiday Gifts!

‘Tis the season to be yarny! The holiday season is a magical time of year, filled with the joy of giving and the warmth of spending time with loved ones. And for many of us, this half of the year is the busiest! That’s why I’ve crafted this ami collection of patterns for you – so you’ve got a single page to visit and return to – to find all of your adorable amigurumi gifts in one place!

You know that exciting feeling when creative minds come together to make something truly magical? Well, that’s the essence of what I’m about to share with you – a dazzling roundup of Christmas Amigurmi crochet patterns! Truly – cuteness overload!

Just like our past adventures in crochet collaborations, this festive collection of patterns is brimming with holiday spirit and imaginative designs from the talented crochet community. Most of the Christmas Amigurmi crochet patterns are free, with a couple of paid options in there too.

I’ve been thinking of gifts ideas for my 5 kids, crocheted of course! Scroll down to find plenty of Holiday inspiration to craft your own gifts, and then jump over to my facebook group (I’d love you to join, if you haven’t already) to share photos of your creations, with the Green Fox Farms Designs community. Crocheting can be even more fun when you share your projects and ideas with others. Joining a Facebook group or online community can be a great way to connect with fellow crocheters who love amigurumi as much as you do.

Happy Hooking friends!

 

 

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Helpful tips!

Getting Started with Christmas Amigurumi Crochet Patterns

  • The Magic Ring: A Must-Know Technique for Crochet Amigurumi Patterns

Before we dive into specific patterns, let’s talk about an essential technique for amigurumi crochet: the magic ring. This technique provides a seamless and tight start for your amigurumi projects, ensuring that your little creations are sturdy and well-formed.

Follow my > Magic Ring Tutorial

  • Basic Stitch Tutorials for Perfect Amigurumi 

Achieving the perfect look for your amigurumi is all about mastering your stitches.
👉 Check out my Learn to Crochet series for stitch tutorials for step-by-step guidance.

  • Using Safety Eyes in Your Christmas Amigurumi

Safety eyes are a must when creating amigurumi for young children. Many of the patterns below can help you to learn how to securely attach them and ensure your creations are safe for little ones to enjoy.

Also my Odin the Owl free crochet pattern has some information regarding how to attach safety eyes to arigurumi.

  • What’s the Best Yarn?

This round up post provides plenty of gorgeous crochet patterns to decorate your home with, this holiday season, but what’s a great pattern without the best yarn? I recommend that you use either cotton yarn for durability or acrylic yarn, both of which are washable. Most of the below free Christmas crochet patterns use worsted weight yarn. I recommend Paintbox Cotton Aran or Paintbox Simply Aran Acrylic to make your Christmas amigurumi crochet patterns, because it comes in a huge selection of colors, doesn’t split and provides a beautiful and soft finished product.

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The Classics: Santa Claus, Elves, and Reindeer

Mini Santa Amigurumi by Chai Coffee Crochet(1)

Mini Santa Amigurumi by Chai Coffee Crochet

What’s cuter at Christmas than decorating with a little amigurumi Santa Claus? Learn how to create your own jolly ol’ St. Nick with detailed instructions and a step-by-step photo guide.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Santa Baubles by Hooked on Patterns

Santa Baubles by Hooked on Patterns

Make a cute mini crochet Easter basket that’s quick and easy to finish by Crafting Each Day. It holds several Mini Crochet Easter Eggs or small chocolate Easter eggs. You might wish to gift it along with a medium sized stuffed toy.

Find the pattern here!

Crochet Elf Pattern by Lovable Loops

Crochet Elf Pattern by Lovable Loops

A common family tradition is bringing out an Elf to watch over the home and move secretly about at night time. Craft your own Elf on a Shelf with this gorgeous free crochet pattern!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

 

 

 

Furls x Lolabean Synergy Yarn Collection

 

 

 

Ella Elf Amigurumi by Chai Coffee Crochet

Ella Elf Amigurumi by Chai Coffee Crochet

Of course elves are another staple of the holiday season. Discover a great advanced beginner project with an easy crochet pattern for your very own Christmas elf amigurumi. Plus, this little elf is a she and she’s the perfect size for your tree!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Reindeer Candy Cane Amigurumi by DIY Fluffies(1)

Reindeer Candy Cane Amigurumi by DIY Fluffies

Adorn your Christmas tree with a fun crochet ornament. You might make Rudolf and his friends too! This free crochet reindeer pattern comes complete with a helpful video tutorial and would make great Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Crochet Deer Dolls by Briana K Designs

Crochet Deer Dolls by Briana K Designs

Craft your own crochet reindeer cuties and spread holiday joy with these adorable Christmas amigurumi crochet patterns. If you love a rustic woodland theme for the holidays, then these will be your go to pattern, as you add more does and bucks to the herd.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

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Creating a Winter Wonderland : Snowmen and Gnomes

These free crochet patterns make a great project for the Christmas holidays! Learn how to crochet these delightful little guys and add a touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.

 

 

Cute Snowman Bauble by Pink Wip(1)

Cute Snowman Bauble by Pink Wip

If you feel you might need a little help crocheting Christmas decorations, don’t worry! You can find a helpful video tutorial on this YouTube channel, to crochet these cute snowman ornaments! It provides step-by-step instructions that you can pause if you need to.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Wander Yarn 10 Pack
Snowman Arigurumi by Lisa Auch Crochet(1)

Snowman Arigurumi by Lisa Auch Crochet

Build a charming snowman that won’t melt away! If you’re just starting out, this simple pattern for a sweet snowman, is the easy project to begin your journey with. When it comes to Christmas time, amigurumi gifts are some of the best things you can give. Or of course – a crochet snowman that will look perfect in your living room!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Santa Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

Santa Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

Scandinavian Gnomes have become a favorite Christmas character in recent years. They typically have red hats and did you know? – they love to play practical jokes! There’s lots of Free Christmas Crochet Patterns on this blog, including many gnomes to hook as Holiday Helpers!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Nutcracker Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

Nutcracker Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

The soldier nutcracker doll adds classic Christmas nostalgia to your holiday decorations. But did you know – from German Folklore – it also serves as a symbol of protection and good luck in homes, making it a cherished part of many family holiday celebrations.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Christmas Time Christmas Trees!

Indoors or outdoors, pine and conifer trees just speak Christmas! So we’ve got to include amigurumi Christmas trees amongst these Christmas crochet projects.

 

 

 

Christmas Tree Doll by Anvis Granny

Christmas Tree Doll by Anvis Granny

O, Christmas Tree, O, Christmas Tree, your branches green delight us! You’ll have lots of fun creating this perfect tree doll, who’s bound to become one of your favorite Christmas amigurumi pattern decorations!!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Small Decorated Christmas Tree by Made by Gootie

Small Decorated Christmas Tree by Made by Gootie

Looking for a quick project to add some festive decorations to your home? Try this free amigurumi pattern for an adorably adorned Christmas tree! Decorated with little garlands, this tiny tree is a fairly quick project which would make a great addition to your dining table!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

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Unique Christmas Amigurumi Patterns

Diversify your Christmas amigurumi collection with unique patterns. Create adorable gingerbread men and cookies for Santa, to sweeten your holiday decorations.

 

 

scandinavian folk garland pattern by green fox farms designs

Scandinavian Folk Garland by Green Fox Farms Designs

Not quite amigurumi, but close enough. This Christmas garland features 6 extremely cute designs that you can make over and over to create a festive christmas crochet project to decorate your home, tree or front door. The motifs included are a Gnome, Snowflake, Christmas Tree, Bird, Ornament, and Heart!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Mitten Ornament by Anvis Granny

Mitten Ornament by Anvis Granny

During the festive season, giving handmade gifts is a tradition that warms the heart. And mittens warm the hands! Combine the two and handmake a gorgeous mitten arigurumi, which is as cute as the face you sew onto it.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

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Cookies for Santa by Green Fox Farms Designs

These are literally sweet softies! Craft a selection of cookies and milk to leave out for Santa this Christmas. This is the perfect christmas amigurumi pattern for a great beginner project. Get the kids involved, letting them choose the icing colors anddecorative elembents for the colorful cookies.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Christmas Cheer Cactus Xmas Pattern by GFFD

Christmas Cheer Cactus by Green Fox Farms Designs

If you’re looking for an amigurumi gift this year that’s truly unique, then I’ve got the perfect holiday decoration for you! Combining Cacti and Santa Claus  – makes something cute, quirky, and original! This little cactus is a quick and fun project, so it’s perfect for a fabulous Hostess Gift, or other last minute gift!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Saint Prickolaus by The Loopy Lamb(1)

 

Saint Prickolaus by The Loopy Lamb

Sticking with the Christmassy Cacti theme, here’s a funly named fellow! He’s a cuddly pillow that can spend the winter months on your sofa getting, all the hugs. He’s made from a fairly easy free pattern, complete with a santa hat and scarf – but minus the prickles!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Baby Owl Ornament by The Loopy Lamb

 

Baby Owl Ornament by The Loopy Lamb

This easy pattern for advanced beginners, uses faux fur yarn. There’s a video tutorial and extra help for tips on using the yarn. Of course, it’s a winter owl and will add a little extra magic for the whole family this yuletide!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Christmas Wreath by Raffamusa Designs

Christmas Wreath by Raffamusa Designs

A small wreath made with simple stitches make great gifts for this time of year! Make them in a rainbow of different colors and add a hanging loop to make some amigurumi christmas ornaments for a colorful tree this year.

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Crochet Snowglobe by Golden Lucy Crafts

​Crochet Snowglobe by Golden Lucy Crafts

Such a clever idea don’t you think? A crochet snowglobe to get you into the festive spirit! This snowglobe is decorated with a whimsical winters-day theme. But you could just as easily contrive a nativity scene with a tiny baby Jesus instead!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Gingerbread Amigurumi by MK_Rho

Gingerbread Amigurumi by MK_Rho

Creating a gingerbread man amigurumi is a lot of fun, and it’s one of my favorite Christmas amigurumi patterns this year! This sweet little guy will make the perfect gift or festive decoration for the whole family to enjoy!

Find the pattern here!

 

 

Dharma Yarn Bowls

 

 

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A note on Supporting your favorite crochet designers

A free crochet pattern is terrific, but you can support crochet designers even more if you buy the PDF Pattern version! If you’re looking for the best time-saving option, consider purchasing the inexpensive PDF pattern for making your Christmas decorations this year. They’re ad-free and sometimes offer extra bonus’ when compared to the free version!

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As the holiday season approaches, consider adding a touch of homemade magic to your festive celebrations, with these free Christmas amigurumi crochet patterns. These small, stuffed creations are not only adorable but also a fantastic way to spread holiday joy. They can be used as decorations, gifts, or even tree ornaments. From bears and cacti to mittens and candy canes, it’s a cornucopia of Christmas crochet ideas!

Whether you’re crafting adorable Santa Claus figures, a traditional snowman, or festive crochet gnomes, the above free patterns offer a fun way to spread the Christmas spirit. So, gather your yarn, hooks, and creativity, and get ready to crochet ahead of the holiday season!

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