Hi my loves! We are still here, inspired by Christmas and wanting to share beautiful models for you to get in the mood too. Are you enjoying the amigurumi collection that we are sharing here? They are smaller patterns that fit into all decorations. Of course, Santa Claus Suit Crochet couldn’t be missing. He is the cutest and super friendly thing, he will make all the difference in your decor.
But do you already know the story of amigurumi? How did he get so popular? It’s been a while since amigurumis appeared there in Japan, but it was only recently that they started to gain fame here. Of Japanese origin, the word amigurumi means “crochet stuffed animals”. This is a craft technique that is capable of creating various little animals, as well as stars, flowers, dolls, among many other things using few materials.
Usually made with cotton threads, amigurumis can have the most varied colors and shapes. But they have some characteristics that make them unmistakable. One of them is that pets usually have spherical and cylindrical shapes. Another particularity is the large head and eyes, evident in relation to the rest of the body. Amigurumis are also short, their size varies between 10 and 30 centimeters.
Image / Pattern / Tutorial: Amigurumi Today
Santa Claus Suit Materials:
Let’s talk about the materials you will use to make Santa Claus. It is nothing different from what we are used to using to crochet and if you are following our collection of Christmas amigurumis you already know almost decorated. To crochet this amigurumi doll you will need:
- Fine semi-cotton yarn (160m/50g);
- 2.0 mm crochet hook;
- 6 mm safety eyes;
- Scissors and sewing needle.
The finished Santa Claus measures approximately 11 cm in height. If your doll got bigger or smaller than the pattern, don’t worry. The size can change according to the thickness of the yarn, the needle you are using and your own stitch. Some people have a tighter stitch, others looser and this is not a defect, it is the most normal thing that can happen. All ready, let’s crochet?