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Free Crochet Pattern – Pajama Reindeer

Say Hello to the cute new amigurumi on the block, the Pajama Reindeer! This little guy is ready for Christmas movie marathons, and delicious hot chocolate, and don’t forget the cuddles! I hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern, and whip one up before Christmas!
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Yarn
Red Heart Super Saver worsted weight yarn (7oz/364 yds): 1 skein each Buff (A), Hot Red (B),Coffee (C), Spring Green (D), White (E)
Materials
US Size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook, yarn
needle, scissors, stitch marker, polyester
stuffing, 6mm black safety eyes (2)
Difficulty
Easy
Size
13” tall
Gauge
Not critical for this project.
Notes
1. Reindeer is worked in continuous rounds.
Use stitch marker to mark 1st st of each
round.
2. When completing the tr, gently push the
stitch forward before completing the stitch
following it (to create a puff look).
3. Beginning ch-1 does not count as a st.
Instructions:
Head
With A, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring—6 sc.
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.
Round 3: *2 sc in next, sc in next; repeat from *
around—18 sc.
Round 4: *2 sc in next, sc in next 2; repeat from
* around—24 sc.
Rounds 5–17: Sc in each st around—24 sc.
Insert safety eyes between Rounds 11–12, 6 sts
apart. Stuff head, continue stuffing throughout
piece.
Round 18: *Sc in next 2, sc2tog; repeat from *
around—18 sc.
Round 19: *Sc in next, sc2tog; repeat from *around—12 sc.
Round 20: Sc2tog around—6 sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Nose
With B, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring—6 sc.
Round 2: Sc in each st around.
Sew Nose to Head.
Ears (make 2)
With A, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring—6 sc.
Rounds 2–5: Sc in each st around.
Round 6: Ch 1, flatten ear, sc through both
thicknesses in next 3 sts—3 sc.
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.
Sew Ears to Head.
Antlers (make 2)
With C, ch 6.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next, sl st
in next 3—5 sts.
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Sew
Antlers to Head between Ears.
Body
With B, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring—6 sc.
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.
Round 3: *With B, 2 sc in next, with D, tr in
next; repeat from * around—18 sts.
Round 4: *With B, 2 sc in next, with B, sc in
next 2; repeat from * around—24 sts.
Round 5: *With B, 2 sc in next, with D, tr in
next, with B, sc in next 2; repeat from * around—30 sts.
Round 6: *With B 2 sc in next, with B, sc in
next 4; repeat from * around—36 sts.
Round 7: *With B, sc in next 2, with D, tr in
next, with B, sc in next 3; repeat from * around—36 sts.
Round 8: With B, sc in each st around—36 sc.
Round 9: *With D, tr in next, with B, sc in next 5; repeat from * around—36 sts.
Round 10: With B, sc in each st around.
Round 11: *With B, sc in next 3, with D, tr in
next, with B, sc in next 2; repeat from * around—36 sts.
Round 12: Repeat Round 8.
Round 13: Repeat Round 9.
Round 14: Repeat Round 8.
Round 15: Repeat Round 11.
Round 16: Repeat Round 8.
Round 17: Repeat Round 9.
Round 18: Repeat Round 8.
Round 19: Repeat Round 11.
Round 20: Repeat Round 8.
Round 21: Repeat Round 9.
Round 22: Repeat Round 8.
Round 23: Repeat Round 11.
Round 24: *With B, sc in next 4, sc2tog; repeat from * around—30 sc.
Round 25: *With B, sc in next, with D, tr in next,with B, sc2tog; repeat from * around—24 sts.
Stuff body, continue stuffing throughout piece.
Round 26: *With B, sc in next 2, sc2tog; repeat from * around—18 sc.
Round 27: *Sc in next, sc2tog; repeat from *around—12 sc.
Round 28: With B, sc in each st around. Fastenoff B.
Rounds 29–30: With D, sc in each st around—12 sc.
Fasten off D.
Rounds 31–33: With A, sc in each st around—12 sc.
Fasten off A, leaving long tail for sewing.
Sew Body to Head.
Legs (make 4)
With C, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring—6 sc.
Round 2: BLO sc in each st around—6 sc.
Round 3: Sc in each st around. Fasten off C.
*Stuff Legs lightly as work progresses.
Rounds 4–16: With A, sc in each st around.
Fasten off A.
Rounds 17–18: With D, sc in each st around.
Fasten off D.
Rounds 19–21: With B, sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.
Sew Legs to Body.
Tail
With E, ch 4.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook.
Row 2: Ch 3, 4 dc around post of dc from
previous row, ch 1, 5 dc around remaining chs of
beginning ch-4—9 dc.
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.
Sew Tail to seat of Body.
Happy Crocheting!!
-Lee
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