Christmas comes but once a year, let’s celebrate with some yarn-filled cheer! Today’s ornaments are all about celebrating the season, with an amigurumi mug (a cup of cheer! Get it?), an adorable Christmas tree, and a jaunty Santa hat ornament. Later this week, I’ll have a roundup featuring all twelve ornaments in this series that has become a seasonal favorite, so for now, I’ll leave you with this final set of patterns, all of which can be hooked up in a single short sitting. Perfect for the last week before Christmas!
Don’t forget – if you’ve made any ornaments in the series this year, you can share them in our Ravelry group or Instagram with #handsoccupiedhohoho.
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Jaunty Santa Hat Pattern
This collection of patterns has been seriously lacking in Santa representation thus far, so today seemed like the perfect opportunity to remedy that! This crochet Santa hat ornament is designed with specially placed stitch increases for an adorably jaunty finished look. Who says Santa can’t have swagger? ;)
Skill level: easy
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach (100% Cotton yarn; fingering weight), which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of red and white to complete the ornament.
US size F (3.75 mm) crochet hook
sewing needle & thread
Abbreviations & Terms
rnd – round
magic ring – an adjustable starting round. Here’s a tutorial.
sc – single crochet
sl – slip
arnd – around
sc 2 in next st – sc 2 times in same st
ch – chain
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that are now in the rnd
rep from * – repeat the instructions following the asterisk as directed
tbl – through the back loop
sk – skip
Gauge & Dimensions: Approx. 19 sc & 23 rows over 4 inches. Finished ornament measures approx. 2.5 inches in height.
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Make Hat Body
rnd 1. Using red yarn, form a magic ring, sc 6 in ring, sl to join.
rnd 2. ch1, sc6, sl to join.
rnd 3. ch 1, sc 5, sc 2 in last st, sl to join. (7 sts)
rnd 4. ch 1, sc 6, sc 2 in last st, sl to join. (8 sts)
rnd 5. ch 1, sc 7, sc 2 in last st, sl to join. (9 sts)
rnd 6. ch 1, sc 8, sc 2 in last st, sl to join. (10 sts)
rnd 7. ch 1, *sc 4, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (12 sts)
rnd 8. ch 1, *sc 5, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (14 sts)
rnd 9. ch 1, *sc 6, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (16 sts)
rnd 10. ch 1, *sc 7, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (18 sts)
rnd 11. ch 1, *sc 8, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (20 sts)
rnd 12. ch 1, sc 9, *sc 4, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (21 sts)
rnd 13. ch 1, sc 10, *sc 5, sc 2 in next st; rep from * twice, sl to join. (24 sts)
(Brim begins here.)
rnd 14. Using Clr B, ch 1, sc2tbl in next st, *sc2tbl, sc2tbl in next st; rep from * 8 times, sl to join. (34 sts)
rnds 15-19. ch 1, sc 34 tbl, sl to join.
Sew the end of the white brim to the inside of the hat.
Make “Pom Pom”
rnd 1. Using white yarn, form a magic ring, sc 4 into ring, sl to join.
rnd 2. *sc 2 in next st, sc 1; rep from * twice, sl to join. (6 sts)
rnd 3. sc 6, sl to join.
Tie “pom pom” closed & sew it to the tip of your hat.
Weave in all ends to finish. If you’re making an ornament, sew a bit of scrap ribbon to the back of the ornament to prepare it for hanging.
Get the free Mug of Christmas Cheer Ornament pattern here.
Get the free Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament Pattern here.