Crochet Reindeer Pattern

Crochet Reindeer

crochet reindeer pattern

Crochet Materials

Crochet hook size 3.0 and 1. 9

Crochet yarn 4 ply brown in 80 % acrylic + 20 % wool,  100 % Acrylic in white and black (to make eyes), 100 % Acrylic in red (to make mouth), Feathery brown yarn as hair.

Sewing needle


Craft Filling

Reindeer Crochet Amigurumi Pattern

This pattern uses UK stitch abbreviation. Click here to get the US Reindeer crochet pattern.

Begin crochet legs. Make 2.

With crochet hook size 3.0 and brown yarn.

Row 1. Ch 2, 8 dc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not turn.

Row 2 – 3. Dc in 9 sts.

Row 4 – 8. Dc in 5 dc. Turn. Fasten off after row 8.

Stitch the two sides of 5 dcs together with sl st using a sewing needle. Fold half way and slip stitch together. Stitch the two legs close.

Crochet torso.


Attach with yarn where 5 dcs are stitched together.

Row 1. 1 dc in each dcs across. Turn.

Row 2-3. Dc in 5 dc. Turn.

Row 4. Sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc. Turn.

Row 5. Sk 1st dc, sc in next dc. Turn.


Reattach yarn behind the torso front exactly the same way. Sl stitch sides together up to row 4 (armholes).

Crochet arms

Make 2.

Row 1. Ch 2, 6 dc in 2nd ch from hook.

Row 2. Dc in each dc across.

Row 3-7. Dc in 4 dc. Turn.

Shoulder. Row 8. Sk 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc. Fasten off. Fold in half and sl st tog with a sewing needle. Attach to armhole opening.

Crochet Reindeer Head

Row 1. Ch 4, turn, dc in every ch 4. Turn.

Row 2. 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in last dc. (6). Turn.

Row 3. Dc in each dc. (6). Turn.

Row 4. 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in last dc. (8). Turn.

Row 5. Dc in dc across. (8). Turn.

Row 6. Dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next 2 dc, dc in last 3 dc. (10). Turn.

Crochet Reindeer Ears

Make 2. Use crochet hook 1.9.

Ch 4, dc in 4 chs, continue to crochet underneath, 4 dc in 4 sts, sl st in same dc as last dc. (8).

Crochet Antlers. 

Make 2.

Ch 7, turn, 3 dc around 7-ch sp, ch 2, sl st in same ch as beg of ch 2, 6 dc around next 3 chs, ch 2, sl st in same ch as beg of ch 2, 3 dc in remaining chs.

Stitch to top of head.

Crochet Eyes. 

Make 2. Use crochet hook size 1.9 and white yarn.

Ch 3, turn, 1 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Fasten off through ch 3. Sl st on head. Stitch pupils using black yarn. Use brown yarn and stitch on eyelids.

Stitch on nose using a sewing needle and black yarn.

Use feathery brown yarn and slip stitch ‘hair’ on top of the reindeer’s head.


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