This cute crocheted elk head ornament is the perfect size of hanging on your Christmas tree. To create this amigurumi elk you will need YarnArt Jeans yarn (beige, brown, red colors), a little Alize Softy white yarn, 2.00 mm crochet hook, 8.00 mm safety eyes and fiberfill. The size of finished crochet ekl is 9 cm (3.5″) without horns and hat.

Designed and photos by Ekaterina Ustinova
Instagram: @ketti.toys
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
F.o. = finish off
= 12 = number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
( ) * 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free Christmas ornament crochet elk pattern

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Basis
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (inc) * 6 = 12
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 = 18
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 = 24
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 = 30
R 6: (4 sc, inc) * 6 = 36
R 7: (5 sc, inc) * 6 = 42
R 8: (6 sc, inc) * 6 = 48
R 9-16: 48 sc (8 rows)
R 17: (6 sc, dec) * 6 = 42
R 18: (5 sc, dec) * 6 = 36
R 19: (4 sc, dec) * 6 = 30
R 20: (3 sc, dec) * 6 = 24
R 21: (2 sc, dec) * 6 = 18
R 22: (1 sc, dec) * 6 = 12
R 23: (dec) * 6 = 6
F.o.

Muzzle
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (inc) * 6 = 12
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 = 18
R 4: 18 sc
R 5: (2 sc, inc) * 6 = 24
R 6: 24 sc
R 7: (7 sc, inc) * 3 = 27
R 8: 27 sc, sl st
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 3: 9 sc
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 3 = 12
R 5: 12 sc
R 6: (3 sc, inc) * 3 = 15
R 7: 15 sc
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
With brown yarn:

Big horn part
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 3-14: 9 sc (12 rows)
Don’t stuff.
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Small horn part #1
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
3-4: 9 sc (2 rows)
Don’t stuff.
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Small horn part #2
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2-3: 6 sc (2 rows)
Don’t stuff.
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew small parts to the big one.

Hat
With red yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: 6 sc
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 4: 9 sc
R 5: (2 sc, inc) * 3 = 12
R 6: 12 sc
R 7: (3 sc, inc) * 3 = 15
R 8: 15 sc
R 9: (4 sc, inc) * 3 = 18
R 10: 18 sc
With white Alize Softy yarn:
R 11: (5 sc, inc) * 3 = 21, sl st
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Make a pompom with white yarn and sew it to the hat. Sew the hat to the head. Make a loop for hanging.