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The Santa Belt Christmas Ornament is a free crochet pattern. Brighten up your tree with this adorable ornament. It’s very fast to make where you can make several in one evening.
The little boy reached his hand up and grabbed the soft ornament. He still was too young to really understand who Santa Claus was or what he did, but he loved the bright colors and the way the soft ornament squished in his hands. It was one of the few ornaments Mommy would let him play with, and he took every opportunity to pull it off of the tree and study its gold belt buckle detail.
Whether you want to have soft ornaments for the kids or love Santa decorations, this ornament is the perfect addition to your tree.
About the Santa Belt Christmas Ornament
This crochet Santa Belt Ornament is one of the fastest ornaments I’ve ever made. I love this new free crochet pattern I created. I got inspired by a huge felt ornament I recently saw on a Christmas tree at our favorite restaurant.
I loved the idea and needed to make my own crochet version of this Santa Belt Christmas Ornament. All you need is 3 different yarn colors in worsted weighted yarn, some polyfill, and a hook. Everything else I used is optional as you can hang your Santa Belt Christmas Ornament the way you want to.
I used 2 different yarn brands for this free crochet pattern as I ran out of the red Caron Simply Soft yarn. So I improvised and am very happy how it turned out. This crochet Santa Belt Ornament is a fantastic stash busting project.
Be sure to check out my other Christmas free crochet patterns HERE!
I have another pattern that is super fast and easy to make and features the Santa Belt very nicely. Check it out HERE!
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So let me now get started and tell you what you will need in order to crochet this amazing pattern.
How to Crochet the Santa Belt Christmas Ornament
- Caron Simply Soft in colors:
- Impeccable Loops & Thread in color hot red
- 5.0mm hook
- tapestry needle
- hot glue gun
- top piece of a plastic ornament (optional)
Stitches used (US terms):
- sl st = slip stitch
- sc = single crochet
- dec = decrease
3 sc x 4 rows = 1 square inch
3.5 inches in diameter
Start with hot red (I refer to it as red below)
Round 1: Make a magic ring and add 8 sc’s to it, then pull the circle closed
You will now work in continuous rounds, so use a stitch marker to make sure you know where the beginning and end of a round is.
Round 2: 2 sc’s in each st (16 sts)
Round 3: *1 sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st, repeat from * all around (24 sts)
Round 4: *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, repeat from * all around (32 sts)
Round 5 – 7: 1 sc in each st
Round 8: 1 sc in the next 14 sts, change color to sunshine (do not cut the red yarn) and crochet 5 sc, then change back to red and finish the round with 1 sc in each st
Change color to black, but do not cut the red yarn!
Round 9 – 10: 1 sc in the next 14 sts in black, 1 sc in sunshine, 1 sc in black in the next 3 sts, 1 sc in sunshine, 1 sc in each st in black to finish the round
Round 11: repeat round 8
Cut the black and sunshine yarn (you won’t use it again), you will now just use the red yarn
Round 12 – 14: 1 sc in each st
Round 15: *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 1 sc dec in the next st, repeat from * all around (24 sts)
Round 16: *1 sc in the next st, 1 sc dec in the next st, repeat from * all around (16 sts)
Add polyfill now before the hole gets to small to stuff the ornament!
Round 17: 1 sc dec in each st (8 sts)
Round 18: 1 sc dec in each st (4 sts), fasten off and weave in the ends
Optionally: add a top hanger piece as I did with a hot glue gun.
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