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Free Crochet Pattern: Happy Reindeer

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern #: 80971AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 18 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 5 in. (12.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Celebrate Christmas with everybody's favorite reindeer! This Rudolph amigurumi is great for giving as a gift or decorating your home for the holiday season.
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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

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Color (B)
Vanna's Glamour®

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Color (C)
Vanna's Glamour®

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Color (D)
Vanna's Glamour®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Glamour®
Diamond Lapis Sapphire Ruby Red Red Stone Copper Purple Topaz Jewel
Moonstone Platinum Grey Stone Onyx Topaz Gold Bronze Garnet
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Vanna's Choice®
Linen White Pink Aqua Soft Pink Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
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Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)
*Vanna's Glamour® (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee
   ball
$ 4.39  
Note: (A)
•  861-153 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Onyx
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
•  861-134 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Copper
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (C)
•  861-113 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Ruby Red
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (D)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Happy Reindeer

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

1. Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
2. B,C, and D are worked holding 2 strands tog. Wind B, C, and D into 2 balls before beg.

REINDEER
HEAD AND BODY

Beg at front of head. With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts. Following package directions, attach safety eyes to face. Begin to stuff piece. Continue stuffing as work progresses.
Rnds 7-16: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, rep from * around – 6 sts. Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each st to end. Fasten off.

TAIL
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

LEGS (make 4)
With 2 strands of B held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts. Change to A.
Rnd 3: Sc through back loop in each st around– 12 sts.
Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses. Fasten off.

NOSE
With 2 strands of D held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts. Change to A.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

ANTLERS (make 2)
With 2 strands of C held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses. Fasten off.
ANTLER TIPS (make 4)
With 2 strands of C held, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-4: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Antler Tips to Antlers, then sew Antlers to head. Sew Ears to head. Sew Legs to body. Lightly stuff Nose and sew to face. With 1 strand of B, embroider straight st smile. Sew Tail to body. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 18 reviews)
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Happy Reindeer Reviewed by Karen Baker on 2013-12-12 *****
Easy pattern to follow,,,,happy with the results :)


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