The Delightful Crochet Snowman

Hello, craft enthusiasts! Are you eager to embark on a charming winter project? Let’s welcome the chilly season with a smile by crafting an adorable amigurumi Snowman!


With its whimsical tilted shape and adorable wooden arms, this snowman is sure to be the star of your winter décor.

Whether you are a seasoned crochet expert or a beginner, this tutorial is for you! Follow the detailed steps below, and remember, in crocheting as in life, practice is key to perfection.

Materials Needed for Your Snowman

To get started, here’s what you’ll need:

  • Crème Cotton Yarn by Loops and Threads medium yarn (4) in cream and pumpkin
  • 3.25 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • 6mm plastic safety eyes
  • Polyester fiberfill

Our completed Snowman will be about H. 7.5” x L. 4” (20 x 11 cm) in size.

Deciphering Crochet Abbreviations

If you’re new to crochet, you’ll encounter some abbreviations that may seem unfamiliar. Here’s a key to help you navigate:

  • Magic ring (mr)
  • Stitch (st)
  • Slip stitch (sl st)
  • Single crochet (sc)
  • Half double crochet (hdc)
  • Front loop only (FLO)
  • Back loop only (BLO)
  • Fasten off (F/O)

With these abbreviations in mind, let’s move on to the detailed step-by-step instructions!

Crafting Your Crochet Snowman

Remember, as we progress, each round closes with a sl st, and then you chain 1. Your first stitch of the round goes into the same stitch. The instructions here will guide you to crochet the body.

The Snowman (cream color)

  • Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8)
  • Rnd 2: sc inc around (16)
  • Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24)
  • Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (32)
  • Rnd 5: sc even (32)

The Nose (pumpkin color)

  • Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4)
  • Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6)
  • Rnd 3: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8)
  • Rnd 4: sc even (8); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the nose onto the head between rnds 9 and 12.

To complete your snowman, embroider the EYEBROWS with black cotton thread between rnds 7 and 8, 8 sts apart. Similarly, embroider the MOUTH with black cotton thread between rnds 13 and 14. Finally, use two small wooden branches as arms.

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You’ve done it! You’ve crafted an adorable crochet snowman. As you hold your creation, remember this is more than just a product of yarn and stitches. It’s a testament to your creativity, patience, and skill. Never forget that with every project you complete, you become a more seasoned crafter. So don’t stop here. Your journey into the delightful world of crocheting has only just begun. Keep practicing, keep exploring, and most importantly, keep creating. Your crochet adventure is full of infinite possibilities. See you in our next project!

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