Light up your home with these fun little snowmen. A small LED light inserted into the back gives each one a brightly lit nose!
21/2 inches in diameter, not including Earmuff Band x 2 inches tall
• Medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn: 12 yds each orange, green and purple
• Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
• Sewing needle
• White thread
• Flickering tea light candles: 3
• 6mm black half-round beads: 6
• 5mm black half-round beads: 21
• 3/8- inch white buttons: 3
• Hot- glue gun
• Rose blush
• Stitch marker
5 sc = 1 inch; 4 sc rnds = 1 inch
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Do not join rounds unless otherwise stated. Use stitch marker to mark rounds; move marker as work progresses.
Rnd 1: With white, ch 8, join (see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 1, 2 sc in each ch around, place stitch marker (see Pattern Notes). (16 sc)
Rnd 2: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 8 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 3: [2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc] 8 times. (32 sc)
Rnd 4: [2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc] 8 times. (40 sc)
Rnds 5–7: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 8: [ Sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc] 8 times. (32 sc)
Rnd 9: [Sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc] 8 times. (24 sc)
Insert bulb tip of tea light through opening of rnd 1 and with fiberfill, stuff lightly around sides of tea light.
Rnd 10: [Sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in next sc] 8 times, sl st in next sc, leaving 6-inch length, fasten off. (16 sc)
Rnd 1: With white, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, place stitch marker.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)
Rnd 3: [2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc] 4 times, ch 2, sk next sc, sl st in next sc (button lp). Fasten off. (20 sc)
Make 1 each green, orange & purple.
Row 1: Ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across. Fasten off. (14 sc)
Make 2 each green, orange & purple.
Wrap 1 strand 25 times around 2 fingers. Remove from fingers and tie in center with 4-inch strand of same color. With scissors, cut lps and trim Pompom ends to shape.
Use rem 6-inch length of Head to sew Back Closure to Head across 1 inch. Sew white button to correspond to button lp.
For eyes, glue 2 6mm black halfround beads to rnd 1 of Head, referring to photo for placement.
Apply rose blush to each cheek.
For mouth, glue 7 5mm black halfround beads below eyes, centered between rnds 1 and 2, again referring to photo for placement.
Glue Earmuff Band to top of Head and a Pompom to each end of Earmuff Band. Button Back Closure.
at **, ch 16. Leaving a long tail, fasten off.
For each pair of Mittens, cut 7-inch strand of first color. Tie 1 end of strand to WS of first Mitten, thread through ch at midpoint between 2 Snowmen and tie other end of strand to WS of 2nd Mitten.
For each Hat, cut 21/2-inch strand of 2nd color. Thread strand through ch at midpoint between 2 Snowmen, fold in half and thread both ends in any st at back of Hat near Pompom. Tie a knot on WS of Hat.
With green, ch 10 tightly, join in first ch. Leaving a long tail for sewing, fasten off.
With green, ch 21, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc in next ch, *3 sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, rep from * to last 2 chs, 2 sc in next ch, sc in last ch. Leaving a long tail for sewing, fasten off.
With end tails, sew Curl to first ch and Hanging Lp to 2nd ch on each end of Garland.