Crochet Santa Hat and Beard | Free Amigurumi Pattern

Crochet Santa Hat and Beard on a Curlie amigurumi doll.

This crochet Santa Hat and Beard are the perfect addition to any amigurumi doll. The amigurumi doll I use for this pattern is a Curlie. Why? Curlies are the epitome of coziness and what is cozier than Christmas?! To make this crochet Santa Hat and Beard check out the pattern below. If you want to make the red Curlie first, here is the pattern. Or add these fun accessories to any amigurumi doll you want so they are ready for the holidays.

SANTA CURLIE HAT AND BEARD ADD-ON PATTERN

From left to right; crochet scissors, crochet hook, crochet Santa Hat, amigurumi curlie doll. Beneath them; crochet Santa Beard.

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MATERIALS
• Medium weight yarn (worsted or aran) in red and white
• 2.75 mm (C) hook
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle
• Scissors

CROCHET STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMINOLOGY)
ch – chain
mr – magic ring
rnd(s) – round(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dc – double crochet
FLO – front loop only
[ ] – repeat steps between brackets for the specified number of times
( ) – the number of stitches you should have at the end of each round

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
• Standing dc – See photo tutorial after pattern below.
• Crochet in FLO – See photo tutorial after pattern below.
• Loop stitch – See photo tutorial after pattern below.
• Making a tiny pompom – See video tutorial here.

SANTA HAT (worked in continuous rnds)
rnd 1: With red yarn, start with a 10-inch tail. Make a mr, sc 4 into mr. Leave tail through center to attach pompom (4 sts)
rnd 2: [sc 1, inc] 2 times (6 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 2, inc] 2 times (8 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 3, inc] 2 times (10 sts)
rnd 5: [sc 4, inc] 2 times (12 sts)
— MAKE AND ATTACH YOUR TINY POMPOM NOW —
rnd 6: [sc 5, inc] 2 times (14 sts)
rnd 7: [sc 6, inc] 2 times (16 sts)
rnd 8: [sc 7, inc] 2 times (18 sts)
rnd 9: [sc 8, inc] 2 times (20 sts)
rnd 10: [sc 9, inc] 2 times (22 sts)
rnd 11: [sc 10, inc] 2 times (24 sts)
rnd 12: [sc 11, inc] 2 times (26 sts)
rnd 13: [sc 12, inc] 2 times (28 sts)
rnd 14: [sc 13, inc] 2 times (30 sts)
rnd 15: [sc 14, inc] 2 times (32 sts)
rnd 16: [sc 15, inc] 2 times (34 sts)
rnd 17: [sc 16, inc] 2 times, sl st in 1st st of rnd, fasten off and weave in yarn tail (36 sts)
rnd 18: With white yarn, make a standing dc join in the FLO, dc around in FLO. See “Standing Double Crochet in FLO” tutorial below (36 sts)
Flip rnd 18 up, leaving a 20-inch tail for attaching. See “Attaching the Hat” tutorial below.

BEARD (worked in rows)
row 1: With white yarn, start with a 12-inch beginning yarn tail, ch 17.
row 2: Turn work, ch 1, loop stitch across. See “Loop Stitch Beard” tutorial below (16 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a 12-inch tail for attaching. Cut center of loops and trim beard. See “Attaching the Beard” tutorial below.

STANDING DOUBLE CROCHET IN FLO (DC)

crochet hook doing a standing double crochet stitch using white yarn.1. Make a slip knot on your hook.

crochet hook doing a standing double crochet stitch using white yarn.2. Yarn over and hold bottom of slip knot so it doesn’t slip around.
Upside down crochet Santa hat.3. Locate the front loop of the stitches at the bottom of Santa hat.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.4. Insert hook into front loop of stitch on bottom of hat while holding onto the 2 loops on hook.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.5. Yarn over.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.6. Bring yarn through front loop of stitch.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.7. Yarn over and bring through 2 loops on your hook.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.8. Repeat step 7 for the final 2 loops on hook.
Upside down crochet Santa hat, white yarn being added for the rim of the hat.9. You’ve completed your standing dc join! Continue making dcs in the FLO around the hat.

 

LOOP STITCH BEARD

Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.1. Insert hook into ch.

Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.2. Holding the ch with your yarn holding hand, drape the yarn over your index finger.
Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.3. With your hook, reach to the back of your index finger, yarn over, and bring through ch.
Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.4. You’ll have 2 loops on your hook. Continue pinching ch so your newly created loop stays the same size.
Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.5. Yarn over and bring through 2 loops on hook.
Clover Amour Crochet hook with white yarn making loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.6. Continue loop stitching down ch, making a total of 16 loop sts.
Scissors cutting the white yarn loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.7. After you’ve finished your loop stitches, cut the center of the loops.
Scissors cutting the white yarn loop stitches for the crochet Santa beard.8. Trim the ends so they are all one length.

 

ATTACHING THE HAT

Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.1. Flip up rnd 18, thread tapestry needle with yarn tail, and insert above rnd 16 of hat. 

Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.2. Insert needle through back loop of rnd 17.
Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.3. Position hat on Curlie, I’ve made my hat slightly tilted to the right.
Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.4. Working counter-clockwise, insert needle into and out of sts as shown.
Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.5. Insert needle from inside to outside of hat through back loop of rnd 17.
Attaching the crochet Santa hat to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.6. Insert needle back into same hole you came up through in step 4. Repeat steps 4-6 until you’ve attached the entire hat.

 

ATTACHING THE BEARD

Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.1. Thread tapestry needle with ending yarn tail and weave through sts to the other side.

Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.2. Position the beard over your Curlie’s face.
Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.3. Insert needle into body at side of face.
Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.4. Bring needle and yarn out of the back of Curlie’s body.
Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.5. Weave yarn through several sts. Repeat in several sts in the rnd above.
Attaching the crochet Santa beard to an amigurumi doll with needle and yarn.6. Insert needle into body and bring up further away. Cut yarn close to body to secure.

 

Curlie amigurumi doll sitting cozy in a cloud wearing her crochet Santa Hat and Beard.

 

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This amigurumi pattern is an original crochet pattern by Kristina Turner of Tiny Curl. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this free pattern, you may link to it, but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use, but please DO NOT sell the crochet pattern or distribute it. Thank you for your understanding.

You can sell items made from this free crochet pattern, as long as they are handmade by you in a limited number and you give credit to me as the crochet designer. Please use the following line in the item description of any toy you are selling:
• This amigurumi toy is handmade by (your name) from a design and pattern by Tiny Curl, Kristina Turner | tinycurl.co • 

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