Enjoy this free amigurumi patterns to create a cute crochet deer and a Christmas tree. They would make a wonderful addition to your Christmas decor or as a gift. The height of the finished amigurumi deer is about 24 cm (9.5”) without horns and 30 cm (11.8”) with horns.

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

Materials:

  • Yarn for deer: cream Alize Cotton Gold colour 01, red Alize Cotton Gold colour 243, grey Alize Cotton Gold colour 87
  • Yarn for Christmas tree: green, brown and red Alize Cotton Gold or YarnArt Jeans
  • Hook size: 2.00 mm
  • 10 mm safety eyes
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
sl st = slip stitch
F.o. = finish off
BLO = back loop only
FLO = front loop only
=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

Amigurumi deer free crochet pattern

Head
With cream 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
Insert safety eyes between R 13 and R 14.
R 7-14: 36 sc (8 rows)
R 15: (5 sc, inc) * 6 = 42
R 16: (6 sc, inc) * 6 = 48
R 17: (15 sc, inc) * 3 = 51
R 18: (16 sc, inc) * 3 = 54
R 19-23: 54 sc (5 rows)
R 24: (16 sc, dec) * 3 = 51
R 25: (15 sc, dec) * 3 = 48
R 26: (6 sc, dec) * 6 = 42
R 27: (5 sc, dec) * 6 = 36
R 28: (4 sc, dec) * 6 = 30
R 29: (3 sc, dec) * 6 = 24
R 30: (2 sc, dec) * 6 = 18
R 31: (1 sc, dec) * 6 = 12, sl st
F.o.

Nose
With red yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (3 sc in next st, 2 sc) * 2 = 10
R 3: (3 inc, 2 sc) * 2 = 16
R 4: 16 sc
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
With cream yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: 6 sc
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 4-6: 9 sc (3 rows)
Fold top of ear flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
Leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
With grey yarn:

Big horn part
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 3-17:  9 sc (15 rows)

Small horn part #1
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 3-4: 9 sc (2 rows)
Fold top flat and 4 sc through both sides across.

Small horn part #2
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (1 sc, inc) * 3 = 9
R 3: 9 sc
Fold top flat and 4 sc through both sides across.

Small horn part #3
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2-3: 6 sc (2 rows)
Fold top flat and 2 sc through both sides across.

Body
With cream 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 18-19: 42 sc (2 rows)
R 20: (5 sc, dec) * 6 = 36
R 21-22: 36 sc (2 rows)
R 23: (4 sc, dec) * 6 = 30
R 24-25: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 26: (3 sc, dec) * 6 = 24
R 27-29: 24 sc (3 rows), sl st
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.Attach jointed arms to the body following the video tutorial >>> Plush dinosaur amigurumi

Arms (make 2)
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc = 6
R 2: (inc) * 6 = 12
R 3-5: 12 sc (3 rows)
With cream yarn:
R 6-25: 12 sc (20 rows)
R 26: (dec) * 6 = 6
F.o.

Legs (make 2)
With grey 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 6-7: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 8: (3 sc, dec) * 6 = 24
R 9: (2 sc, dec) * 6 = 18
With cream yarn:
R 10-24: 18 sc (15 rows), sl st
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Belly
With grey 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, sl st
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Bow
With red yarn:
Make 8 ch.
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: 7 sc, 1 turning chain
R 2-17: 7 sc, 1 turning chain (16 rows)

Make sc around edges of bow.

Christmas tree free crochet pattern

Designed by Diana Patskun (@dianapatskun)

With green 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: BLO 12 sc
R 6: (3 sc, inc) * 3 = 15
R 7: (4 sc, inc) * 3 = 18
R 8: BLO 18 sc
R 9: (5 sc, inc) * 3 = 21
R 10: (6 sc, inc) * 3 = 24
R 11: BLO 24 sc
R 12: (3 sc, inc) * 6 = 30
R 13: (4 sc, inc) * 6 = 36
R 14: BLO 36 sc
R 15-16: 36 sc (2 rows)
R 17: (4 sc, dec) * 6 = 30
R 18: (3 sc, dec) * 6 = 24
R 19: (2 sc, dec) * 6 = 18
R 20: (1 sc, dec) * 6 = 12
With brown yarn:
R 21-25: 12 sc (5 rows)
R 26: (dec) * 6 = 6
F.o.

Go to R 5, R 8, R 11, R 14 and ctochet around:
R 1: FLO sc to the end of row
R 2: (1 sc, dc, 1 sc in one st, sl st in next st) * repeat to the end of row

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