Minnie Mouse Christmas Ornaments – Free Crochet Pattern for you

Take out your hooks and yarn, there is a new Minnie Mouse Crochet Christmas  Ornament in town (or on your screen...!)

Who does not adore Disney characters?  I guess we all hide a little child in us, so which one is your favorite?

The pattern is quick, easy and cheap.  I'm hoping that you will find this pattern such  a pleasure,  that you'll end up making loads of Christmas Ornaments!  If you do, please send me some pictures to share.



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MAKING THE MINNIE MOUSE CROCHET CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT


materials NEEDED:

Hook size:  4mm (UK)

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Yarn:           Cotton yarn


Abbreviations (US TERMS):  

Ch - Chain

Dc - Double crochet (in UK = treble)

Sc - Single crochet (in UK = double crochet)

SS - Slip Stitch

St -  Stitch

For more US // UK conversions, read this article here.


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PATTERN FOR THE MINNIE MOUSE CROCHET CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT


HOW TO CROCHET THE BODY OF MINNIE MOUSE


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  1. Make a slip knot and ch 2 (don't pull the knot to the hook otherwise all the stitches won't fit in)
  2. In the second chain from the hook, work  2sc, 2hdc and 8dc 
  3. Pull the yarn tail to close.
  4. You can close the round by making a ss into the first dc or alternatively:

Work 2 sc into the first of the 2 sc's you started with (mark the first st with a st marker) or

If you are anything like me, you will just eyeball it!


NOTE:

I tested both options and preferred the latter (not to close the rounds) as it produced a neater finish.

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5. Second round - (after you closed the previous round with   2sc into the first dc...of the previous round)

Work 2sc into each of the remaining stitches and close the round or

Remove the marker and work 2sc into the first sc of the previous round (replacing the marker into the first st).

6. Third round - *1sc into the next st and 2sc into the following st. Continue alternating the 1sc and 2sc until you reach the marker or to the end.

Close your round or remove the marker and work 2sc into the first sc of the previous round (replacing the marker into the first st).**

7. Forth round - ***work one sc into the next st and continue in this way until you reach the marker or to the end. 

Close your round **** or remove the marker and work 2sc into the first sc of the previous round (replacing the marker into the first st).

8. Fifth round - same as the third round, from * to **

9. Sixth round - same as the forth round, from *** to ****   

10. Cut the yarn and fasten off (by pulling the yarn through the last st.

You have completed the body of your Minnie (or Mickey) Crochet Christmas Ornament!



PATTERN FOR THE MINNIE MOUSE CROCHET CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT (cont)

CROCHET MINNIE MOUSE's EARS - make 2

(Use the same color as the body)

  1. Make a magic ring and sc8 into the centre.
  2. Pull the yarn tail to close.
  3. You can close the round by making a ss into the first dc or alternatively:

Work 2 sc into the first dc. (mark the first st with a st       marker) or

4. Second round - (after you closed the previous round with   2sc into the first dc...of the previous round)

Work 2sc into each of the remaining stitches and close the round or

Remove the marker and work 2sc into the first sc of the previous round (replacing the marker into the first st).

5. Third round - Third round - 1sc into the next st and 2sc into the following st. Continue alternating the 1sc and 2sc to the end.

Ss into the first of the 2sc's of the previous round, cut yarn and fasten off.


DON'T FORGET TO CROCHET MINNIE MOUSE's NOSE


With red yarn

  • 1. Make a magic ring and sc 8 into the centre.
  • 2. Pull the yarn tail to close.
  • 3. Cut the yarn and fasten off.


MINNIE'S BOW


Color of the bow is your preference.  I used red.

1. Make a magic ring

2. Ch 4, dc 6, ch 4, ss, ch 4, dc 6, ch 4 and ss into the centre.

3. Pull the yarn tail to close.

4. Cut a longish piece of yarn and wrap it around the middle of the bow a couple of times.

5. Fasten off.

If you want, you can make a few noses (with a thinner yarn) representing the dots on Minnie Mouse's original bow.



HOW TO CROCHET REINDEER ANTLERS (optional) 

Again the color choice is your preference.  I used a light brown but normally antlers are done in dark brown.

RIGHT ANTLER (from your angle):

Join your yarn to the top of 2nd st from the right ear.


1. Ch 5, sl st in the 2 ch from the hook (going back).

2. Ch 6, sl st in the 3 ch from the hook.

3. Ch3, sl st in all the chains (going back) ending with a ss where you joined the yarn to the head. Fasten off and work in any ends.

LEFT ANTLER (from your angle)

Join yarn to the 2nd st from the left ear.

1. Ch 7, sl st in the 2 ch from the hook (going back).

2. Ch 4, sl st in the 5 ch from the hook.

3. Ch 3, sl st in the all the chains (going back) ending with a ss where joined the yarn to the head. Fasten off and work in any ends.



how to finish THE MINNIE MOUSE CROCHET CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

1. Sew ears to head (with your fastening off yarn) through  five to six stitches. 

Leave an opening of 6 stitches between the two ears. 

2. LOOP - In the middle of the 2 ears, attach the yarn at the back of the ornament (through the st of the top round).  Ch 15-20 and close the chain hook into the same st.

3. Attach the bow at the top (for Minnie) or middle bottom (for Mickey).

4. Work (thread) in any ends.



MAKING THE REINDEER MINNIE MOUSE ORNAMENT

Crochet the antlers to your Minnie Mouse and attach the nose.



ACCESSORIZE YOUR REINDEER MINNIE MOUSE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

Now is the time to be creative -

You can add a collar, bows, antlers, a scarf, Christmas hat, baubles, embroidery...just about anything to jazz up your Christmas ornament!

Have fun making it and please pin the image to Pinterest or share to another social media platform.

Until next time!



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