Crochet Tutorial Christmas Reindeer

Christmas crochet is an exciting activity, it’s a time to create holiday decor and gifts.

Use this free crochet Reindeer pattern to make adorable presents for your friends!

You will need:

Hook 2.5
Beige, brown and red cotton yarn
Eyes 0.25 in
Wire
Needle
Glue

Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, ch – chain stitch, BPdc – Back Post double crochet

Size – 4 in

 

Legs

Start crochet with brown yarn
1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [sc, inc]*3 times (in total 9 sc) Change a color
3 row. [2 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 12 sc)
4-5 rows. [sc] around (12 sc in each row)
Crochet second leg, don’t cut the yarn, crochet 3 ch, join to the first leg and start crochet the body.
6 row. [sc] around (in total 30 sc)
7 row. [4 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 36 sc)
8-9 rows. [sc] around (36 sc in each row) Change a color
10 row. [sc] around (in total 36 sc)
11 row. [sc into the back loop] around (in total 36 sc)
12-16 rows. [sc] around (36 sc in each row)
17 row. [10 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 33 sc)
18 row. [sc] around (in total 33 sc)
19 row. [9 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 30 sc)
20 row. [8 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 27 sc)
21 row. [7 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 24 sc)
22 row. [sc] around (in total 24 sc)
23 row. [6 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
24 row. [Back Post double crochet] around (in total 18 BPdc)

Head(beige yarn)

1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3 row. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
4 row. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
5 row. [sc] around (in total 24 sc)
6 row. [6 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 21 sc)
7 row. [5 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
8 row. [4 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 15 sc)
9 row. [5 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
10 row. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
11 row. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
12 row. [4 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 36 sc)
13-15 rows. [sc] around (36 sc in each row)
16 row. [4 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
17 row. [3 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
18 row. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
19 row. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
20 row. [dec]*6 times (in total 6 sc)

Ears (beige yarn)

1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
3 row. [3 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 10 sc)
4 row. [sc] around (in total 10 sc)
5 row. [3 sc, dec]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
6 row. [dec]*4 times (in total 4 sc)

Arms

Start crochet with brown yarn
1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [sc, inc]*3 times (in total 9 sc) Change a color
3 row. [2 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 12 sc)
4-6 rows. [sc] around (12 sc in each row)
Fold and crochet 6 sc

Made by Iris F.

Turn the your home into a winter wonderland, and show Santa you’re waiting for him with reindeers. This crochet reindeer will add some character to your Christmas decor with own beautiful design.

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