Are you looking for the perfect Christmas amigurumi pattern?
It’s nearly time for the Christmas season, which is really the busiest time for us crocheters. I don’t know about you, but for me the tussle between really wanting to crochet all my holiday gifts and my inability to plan things in a timely manner is real! I think one of the things that sucks up most of my time is trying to find the perfect amigurumi pattern to crochet. So, to save you some time, we have put together some of our favourite Christmas amigurumi patterns from some of our favourite designers from around the world!
The patterns include larger amigurumi for that special Christmas gift, as well as quick Christmas amigurumi that can be crocheted in just a few hours! Whether you’re looking for a crochet here’s something for everyone and we hope you will find the perfect amigurumi pattern to crochet this holiday season.
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Christmas Amigurumi Free Patterns
1. Snowman Gnome
This Snowman Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations is just so stinkin’ cute! One of my favourite things about this snowman amigurumi pattern is that she provides various options to crochet it just the way you want. There are two different body styles and nose options to choose when you crochet your snowman to make it just the way that you want it! You can find the free pattern here.
2. Bax the Christmas Bear Amigurumi
Our Bax the bear is a Christmas amigurumi pattern that you will love! With his Christmas sweater and sweet Santa hat, Bax is perfect for holiday decor or as a cute amigurumi to cuddle during the Christmas season. This pattern is part of our Juna Series of crochet animals and is quite simple and perfect for a beginner to crochet. You can find the free pattern here.
3. Rudolph the Crochet Reindeer
There’s no Christmas without our sweet little friend Rudolph. This amigurumi reindeer pattern by Cuddly Stitches Craft is sure to add some Christmas cheer to your holidays! He stands at 13.5 inches tall and so is a great cuddly amigurumi pattern for the holidays. You can find the free pattern here.
4. Baby Santa Claus Crochet Doll
This adorable baby Santa doll by Once Upon a Cheerio is so cute and unique. It’s Santa without his beard and I’m in love! Why are things in their baby versions just so adorbs?? The best part? There is also an option to add in a beard if you want to crochet a more traditional Santa doll. You can find the free pattern here.
5. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
This pattern by The Burgundy Basket for the Grinch based on Dr. Suess’ iconic book is a really unique and fun Christmas amigurumi pattern. The free pattern on the blog includes the Grinch but, if you buy the PDF version of the pattern, you can also get a Santa hat and jacket for your adorable Grinch! You can find the free pattern here.
6. Snowman Lovey
This snowman lovey is the perfect gift to crochet for a baby’s first Christmas! I love loveys because they provide babies with much-needed comfort but are just so cute! They can really add to a nursery decor and a festive Christmas-themed one is just what Santa ordered! You can find the free pattern here.
7. Crochet Christmas Gnome Pillow
We love this gnome pillow by Nana’s Crafty Home! Not only is it so cute, it is a really practical Christmas amigurumi pattern. It would be perfect as holiday decor, to put against a door to avoid the winter draft, or just as a something to cuddle during the holiday season! He’s around 15 inches tall and will be such a fun project to crochet for Christmas. You can find the free pattern here.
8. Christmas Elf Amigurumi
This set of a boy and girl Christmas Elf doll amigurumi patterns is a really adorable and fun project for Christmas. They would make a really fun gift for Christmas – or you can even use them in your holiday decor. I like that you have an option to do both a girl or a boy in this pattern. You can find the free pattern here.
9. Crochet Santa Gonk
This crochet Santa Gonk by Hooked by Kati would make a really cute ornament for your tree this Christmas. Gonks are so much fun – and a Christmas one is just love! You can find the free pattern here.
10. I Got My Elf Stuck! – Christmas Elf Wreath
This Christmas elf wreath is by Stringy Dingding is a different amigurumi project. It is so much fun! It’s a great way to add a touch of humour to your Christmas decor. You can find the free pattern here.
11. Amigurumi Santa and his Elves
This small amigurumi Santa and his elves, Ella and Elliot, are part of our Kozu Palm Pals Series and are just so cute! At just 4.5 inches, they take just a couple of hours to make. They would make excellent stocking stuffers, ornaments, or little dolls for pretend play. You can find the free patterns here.
12. Christmas Mouse
This Christmas mouse by Sweet Softies is great if you’re looking for a quick project to crochet for Christmas. It works up really quickly and is a great way to use up that scrap yarn. It would even work as an ornament or a stocking stuffer. You can find the free pattern here.
13. Crochet Penguin
This crochet penguin by Rose and Lilly is a great pattern for the holiday season. It uses chunky yarn and so can be crocheted quite quickly. The pattern also has an accompanying video, if you’re a more visual learner. You can find the free pattern here.
14. Christmas Nativity Amigurumi Set
This nativity crochet set by Grace and Yarn is a great crochet project for Christmas! The set was initially released as a crochet along but you can crochet all nine pieces now. Each nativity doll is approximately 4.5 inches tall (except baby Jesus and the Donkey) and they all work up really fast. It would be great set to crochet for your holiday decor. You can find the free patterns here.
15. Tiny Crochet Santa
Okay, this tiny crochet Santa from Wandering Deer is just beyond cute. I can’t even! How is he so little?? This little guy is such a fun quick amigurumi pattern that you can use as a keychain, bag charm, ornament, stocking stuffer, or just to look and admire because he’s that cute! (What is it about tiny things that we love so much! You can get the free pattern here.
16. Santa’s Bag and Gifts
Santa’s crochet bag and gifts by Octopus Crochet are a fun little project for Christmas. You can crochet them for Christmas decor for your home. Or you can put the gifts up on your Christmas tree as ornaments. They work up fast and are super cute! You can find the free pattern here.
17. Crochet Sloth Ornament
This crochet sloth ornament by Tiny Curl is a really fun project. With his warm hat and scarf, he’s ready for the Christmas season! It’s a really fast project and it’s ideal for last minute holiday gifting. You can find the free pattern here.
18. Amigurumi Moose
Don’t miss this adorable amigurumi moose by Amigurumi To Go. When you think of moose (when I think of the plural – I want to say meese – lol), you think of winter. This pattern is a large moose that works up to approximately 13 inches tall so is perfect to cuddle! The pattern has a video to follow along with if you prefer visual instructions. You can find the free pattern here.
19. Christmas Shelf Sitter Santa Doll
This huggable Santa doll by the Friendly Red Fox is designed to be a shelf sitter. It would look lovely sitting on a fireplace. Or you can make it as a cuddly Santa doll for the kid in your life! You can find the free pattern here.
20. Crochet Snow Globe
This gorgeous crochet snow globe by Golden Lucy Grafts is easy to make. The pattern is for the base of the snow globe and then you can embellish it with Christmas-themed buttons and charms. It’s a really unique amigurumi to crochet for Christmas. You can find the free pattern here.
21. Crochet Candy Cane Amigurumi
When you think of the Christmas season, candy canes often come to mind. So, instead of the guilt about the sugar-laden ones, why not crochet your own candy cane amigurumi decorations with this pattern from Raffamusa Designs. They can be eye-candy, which is much easier on the hips. You can find the free pattern here.
22. Mushroom Elf Amigurumi Doll
This mushroom elf amigurumi doll is a really easy pattern to crochet for Christmas. And the best part? It’s a no-sew amigurumi pattern – how awesome is that! It’s a simple pattern that will make a really fun gift for the holiday season. You can find the free pattern here.
23. Carl the Alpaca
Carl is an adorable Christmas amigurumi alpaca by Little World of Whimsy. Firstly, how cute are alpacas? And then when you add a Santa hat and a winter scarf to the little guy – I mean, how can one resist the cuteness?? This pattern works up to be approximately six inches tall – so it would also make a cute stocking stuffer for the holidays. You can find the free pattern here.
24. Christmas Molang Bunny
This sweet little Christmas Molang Bunny by A Little Love Everyday is such a cutie! With his Christmas scarf, he’s all set for the holidays! This little guy can be crocheted really quickly – which helps you get through your crochet Christmas list quickly! You can find the free pattern here.
25. Crochet Christmas Wreath
Take your Christmas decor to the next level with this fabulous Christmas wreath. This fun pattern by My Crochet Chums was initially released as a Crochet Along but all the parts are available for free on her website now. The pattern includes a tutorial on how to make a crochet cover for a wreath. Then there are six of the cutest Christmas amigurumi heads that you can add to decorate your wreath. There’s a Santa, snowman, elf, reindeer, bear, and penguin. How’s that for fabulous? You can find the free pattern here.
26. Nutcracker Amigurumi Doll
The Nutcracker is the most iconic Christmas ballet. I remember we did it as a play in Elementary school and I can still remember the excitement of telling the story. So this amigurumi nutcracker by Elisa’s Crochet would make a lovely gift for Christmas this year. You can find the free pattern here.
Christmas Amigurumi: Final Thoughts
We really hope you enjoyed our round up of Christmas Amigurumi free patterns. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to hear about more free patterns! If you are looking for more patterns for Christmas, here are some more holiday Rounds Ups that you will enjoy: