Use this free amigurumi pattern to create a Christmas ornament penguin head for decorating your tree. The penguin is wearing a red winter hat with a pompom. It is about 9 cm (3.5″) tall.

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

Yarn: YarnArt Jeans, Alize Softy white yarn
Hook size: 2.00 mm
8.00 mm safety eyes

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 penguin pattern

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Basis
With black 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.

Beak
With orange yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: 6 sc
R 3: (2 sc, inc) * 2 = 8
R 4: 8 sc
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 2 = 10
R 6: 10 sc, sl st
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Eyes (make 2)
With white 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, sl st
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Hat
With red yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2-21: 6 sc (20 rows)
R 22: (inc) * 6 = 12
R 23: (3 sc, inc) * 3 = 15
R 24: (4 sc, inc) * 3 = 18
R 25: (5 sc, inc) * 3 = 21
R 26: (6 sc, inc) * 3 = 24
R 27: 24 sc
With white Alize Softy yarn:
R 28: 24 sc, sl st
F.o and leave a long tail for sewing.

Make a pompom with white yarn and sew it to the hat.

Sew details together. Make a loop at the top of head, and this Christmas ornament is ready to hang.