This is the eleventh in a series of 12 weeks of roundups for the handmade holidays! I’m sharing 22 free crochet and knitting patterns for reindeer and snowmen. These patterns include garments, baskets and bags, ornaments, hats, blankets, pillows, stockings, dishcloths and hot pads, and more!
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22 Free Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Reindeer and Snowmen
Roundup by Underground Crafter
Reindeer and snowmen are some of my favorite winter characters and they are almost guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of children and adults. You’re sure to find a great gift or project for you in this roundup. There are nine free knitting patterns and thirteen free crochet patterns included.
8 Reindeer Patterns
These patterns include two free knitting patterns and six free crochet patterns for reindeers including a sweater, pillows, ornaments, bags and baskets, and a hat. Shown clockwise from top left.
- Tiny Reindeer Hat by Little Red Window – free knitting pattern
- Rudolph the Reindeer by Creative Crochet Workshop for American Crochet – free crochet pattern for a washcloth, dishcloth, or hot pad
- Northern Motifs Afghan and Pillows Set by Yarnspirations for AllFreeKnitting – free knitting pattern
- Reindeer Basket by Blackstone Designs – free crochet pattern
- Reindeer Ornament by Crochet for You – one of six free crochet patterns in the Mini Ornament Crochet Along
- Reindeer Treat Bag by Maria’s Blue Crayon – free crochet pattern
- Digital Reindeer Christmas Sweater by Wilmade – free crochet pattern in sizes S to XXXL with video
- Snappy Reindeer by Snappy Tots – free crochet pattern for pillow cover or placemat
14 Snowmen Patterns
These snowmen include seven free knitting patterns and seven free crochet patterns, with a scarf, wine cozy, amigurumi and ornaments, gift card holders, a hat, stockings, dishcloths, blankets, and more.
Left column, from top to bottom:
- Snowman Infinity Scarf by Crochet Kim – free crochet pattern
- Snowman Wine Cozy by Crochet 365 Knit Too – free crochet pattern
- Sleepy Snowman by Stitches n Scraps – free crochet pattern
Second column, from top to bottom:
- Snowman Gift Card Holder by Yarnspirations for AllFreeKnitting – free knitting pattern
- Norman Buttons the Snowman Pillow by Underground Crafter – free crochet pattern
- Little Snowman by Knitting and so on – free knitting pattern
- Light Me Up Snowman Hat by Nana’s Crafty Home – free crochet pattern and companion to the Light Me Up Christmas Tree Hat
Third column, from top to bottom:
- Jolly Fireplace Stocking by Yarnspirations for AllFreeKnitting – free knitting patterns for snowman, tree, and snowflake stockings
- Three Wise Snowmen Ornaments by Yarnspirations for AllFreeKnitting – free knitting pattern
- Snowman and Sassy Coal Dishcloths by Stana’s Critters for Knit Picks – free knitting pattern
- Snowman Hooded Blanket by Melody’s Makings – free crochet pattern in two child sizes (with a free knitting version available here)
- Melted Snowman by Highland Hickory Designs – free crochet pattern for a lovey or table decoration
- Snowman Afghan by Yarnspirations for AllFreeKnitting – free knitting pattern
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