December 5

Santa’s Sleigh Ornament Crochet Pattern

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For those of you who celebrate St Nick, tonight is the night. Stockings are hung, while the children await. But what about us parents? Will Saint Nicholas bring us something? Most likely an early morning with our children’s excited voices! Well, I’ve decided that us parents need something fun as well! After all, we do a lot of work for those little people! So here’s a festive holiday Santa’s Sleigh Ornament Crochet Pattern to brighten up your tree!!

Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Sizing:

Size Length Width
One size 3″ 2″

 

Gauge:

11 sc by 12 rows = 4″

 

Pattern Key:

  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Hdc: Half Double Crochet
  • Dc: Double Crochet
  • Sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together
  • Hdc2tog: Half double crochet 2 together
  • Sc3tog: Single crochet 3 together
  • Hdc3tog: Half double crochet 3 together
  • Sk: Skip
  • Slst: Slip stitch
  • St(s): Stitch(es)
  • * *: Repeat instructions between symbols until indicated
  • [ ]: Repeat instructions all in one stitch

 

Difficulty:

Easy

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Special Pattern Notes:

Beginning chain 1 does not count as a stitch. Always work the first stitch into joining stitch unless noted. Join to first stitch of each round unless noted.

By adjusting yarn and hook, you can change the side of the sleigh. Want it smaller? Try crochet thread!

 

Santa’s Sleigh Ornament Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sleigh

(You will need to make 2)

With Red, Ch 9

R1: Starting in 2nd ch, sc across (8 sts)

R2-12: Ch 1, turn, sc across (8)

Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in same, sc next 6, 3 sc in next, turn so you are working down the long side of the piece, work 10 sc evenly down side, 3 sc in corner, turn so working down short side, sc next 6, 3 sc in corner, turn so you are working down other long side of the piece, work 10 sc evenly down side, join (44 sts)

Finish off and weave in ends. Make a second piece.

Put wrong sides together of both pieces. Join yarn to corner like left picture below (the middle sc of the 3 sc) working through both pieces. Ch 1, slst around working through both pieces (shown in right picture below). Join. Continue to Lower Section of Sleigh on next page. (44 slsts)

Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial 2

 

 

Lower Section of Sleigh

You will now be working in the slsts just made through both pieces.

R1: Ch 1, turn (you’ll want the right side of the sts facing out), sc in each slst around, join (44 sts)

R2: Ch 1, hdc next 8, sc next, slst next, sc next, hdc next 13, sc next, slst next, sc next, hdc remaining sts, join

Finish off. Work over end when working back of sleigh.

 

Front of Sleigh

Rejoin yarn in 10th st to the left from where you finished off (should be the sc). Work over tail when working Row 1.

R1: Ch 1, sk 1, hdc next 13, slst next (15 sts)

R2: Ch 1, turn, sk 1, hdc next 12, slst next (14 sts)

R3: Ch 1, turn, sk 1, hdc next 11, slst next (12 sts)

Finish off. Leave tail and work over when doing edging.

 

Back of Sleigh

Rejoin yarn in 3rd unworked st to the left (should be the first hdc). Work over beginning tail and tail from lower section.

Santa's Sleigh Ornament Tutorial 3



R1: Ch 1, sk 1, hdc next 23, slst next (24 sts)

R2, Ch 1, turn, sk 1, hdc next 21, slst next (22 sts)

R3: Ch 1, turn, working all 3 loops, sk 1, hdc next 21, slst in same

Edging

Ch 1, sc evenly around entire sleigh. Finish off and weave in end.

 

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Sleigh Seats

Magic Circle

R1: Ch 1, 8 hdc in circle, join (8)

R2: Ch 1, hdc 2, 2 hdc next, 3 hdc next 2, 2 hdc next, hdc next (13 sts)

R3: Ch 1, turn, hdc 3, 3 hdc in next, sc next, 2 sc next, sc next 5, 2 hdc next, hdc next (17 sts)

R4: Ch 1, turn, in BLO hdc next 17, working along flat side of piece hdc 9 (do not work in sides of first and 17th hdc, see picture below), join (26 sts)Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial 4

R5-7: Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join

R8: Slst in next, ch 1, working in BLO hdc 1, hdc2tog, sc2tog, sc next 5, sc2tog, sc next, hdc3tog, hdc 3 (14 sts)

R9: Ch 1, turn, hdc next 2, hdc3tog, hdc2tog, sc next 3, sc3tog (8 sts)



Finish off and stuff tail and a small amount of Fiberfill in it. You’ll want to avoid firmly filling the piece as you will make and indent for the ‘seat’.

Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial 5

Rails

Take 2 pipe cleaners and fold them in half (left picture below). Twist the halves together (middle picture below). Curve the front as desired for your sleigh (right picture below).

Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial 6 Santa's Sleigh Ornament Crochet Tutorial 7

 

 

 

 

Hot glue the seat into the sleigh. Once dry, hot glue each rail to the bottom of the sleigh. Optional: Hot glue the top of rails to front of sleigh. Secure crochet thread to each side of sleigh in lenth desired to hang from tree!


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