Crochet Reindeer – Free Pattern – Off The Hook

Hello readers and crocheters. Over the next few weeks I shall be sharing with you some really cute Christmas items. I’m starting this week with a crochet reindeer. With his brilliant red nose I think he would look fabulous in any Christmas display.
Three pictures of a crochet reindeer with a red nose. One from the front, one from above and one from behind.

Crochet reindeer pattern

4mm hook
Chunky yarn

All crochet terms are in the US style.
Sc = single crochet
Slip st = slip stitch
2sc = 2 single crochet into the same stitch
2tog = sc the next to stitches togethe

Head

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) *Sc in next 4 stitches,  2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(7-8) Sc in each stitch.

(9) *Sc in next 5 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

(10-16) Sc into each stitch

(17) sc into next 5 stitches, 2tog* 6 times

(18-19) Sc into each stitch

(20) Sc into next 4 stitches, 2 tog * 6

(21) Sc into next 3 stitches, 2 tog * 6 times

STUFF

(22) Sc into next 2 stitches, 2 tog * 6 times

(23) Sc into next stitche, 2 tog * 6 times

(24) 2 tog * 6 times

Body

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) Sc into each stitch.

(7) *Sc in next 4 stitches,  2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(8-9) Sc in each stitch.

(10) *Sc in next 5 stitches, 2 sc* 6 times.

(11) Sc into next 4 stitches 2sc* 8 times, sc into last 2 stitches.

(12-22) Sc into each stitch

(23) Sc into next 4 stitches, 2 tog * 8 times, sc into last 2 stitches

(24) *Sc in next 5 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

(25-26) Sc into each stitch.

(27) Sc into next 4 stitches, 2 tog * 6

(28) Sc into each stitch.

(29) Sc into next 3 stitches, 2 tog * 6 times

(30) Sc into next 2 stitches, 2 tog * 6 times

(31) sc into each stitch.

Stuff and sew to base of head.

Antler

Main antler 

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) sc into next 2 stirches, 2sc* 2 times
(3-15) Sc into each stitch.

Branches

(1) Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2-7) Sc into each stitch.

Lightly stuff all branches. Make 3 branches for each antler.

Muzzle

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) Sc into each stitch.

(5)*Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(7) *Sc in next 4 stitches,  2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(8-11) Sc in each stitch. Stuff and sew to front of face.

Nose

(1) Ch 4, join into ring. Make 8 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) Sc into each stitch

(4) 2tog* 8 times.

Stuff and sew to top of muzzle.

Legs

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4-5) Sc into each stitch

(6) *Sc into next 4 stitches, 2tog* 3 times. Change colour.

(7-10) Sc into each stitch.

(11) *Sc next 3, 2tog* 3 times

(12-15) Sc in each stitch

(16) *Sc into next 2, 2sc* 3 times

(17) Sc into each stitch.

Stuff and sew to body.

Tail

(1) Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2-6) Sc into each stitch.

Lightly stuff and sew to body.

I have made this crochet reindeer with a red nose as I love Rudolph but you  could easily make it with a black nose as well.

Crochet reindeer photographed from the front.
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3 Comments

  1. Mrs Craft

    November 28, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    So cute! Thanks for sharing!
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  2. Michelle

    November 29, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    Love the Reindeer Tracey! Wish I had the money to send you to order these things. Especially since crochet isn’t my thing:)

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