Granny Circle Ornament Free Crochet Pattern

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Granny Circle Ornament Free Crochet Pattern

I’ve been making tonnes of these cute granny circle ornaments (they are very addictive!) and I’ve had lots of requests for a pattern so I thought I’d post a quick pattern!

They are incredibly quick to work up. My favourite part is choosing the colour combinations. I tend to make two of each colour combination – keeping the middle colour the same but alternating the outside and inside colours for a matching pair. They give such perfect classic vintage vibes!

This pattern is best worked in a light weight (category 3) yarn or smaller to ensure the ornament is actually ornament-sized and not too big (but, of course, you can use any yarn you want and make any size you want!). I tried making some in acrylic yarn as well as cotton yarn and the results are both awesome!

Let’s get into it!

The Details

The ornament is worked in two separate panels worked in the round and then joined together by single crocheting around the panels and then stuffed to make it puffy and adorable.

The Ch 3 counts as a dc.

The finished measurements are approximately 6cm/2.5″ across.

Let’s get started! (Or Pin/Shop for later!)

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Materials:

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  • 2.75mm hook for main (I use THESE hooks!);
  • For the pink ornaments:
    • Hobbii Amigo, less than 50g, in:
      • Light Pink (#57)
      • Mauve (#50)
      • Dove Blue
  • For the red and green:
    • Hobbii Rainbow Cotton 8/4, less than 50g, in:
      • Color 86 (red)
      • Color 89 (cream)
      • Color 100 (green)
  • Stuffing;
  • Tapestry needle.

Terms and Stitches:

Ch – Chain

MR – Magic Ring

Slst – Slip stitch

Beg – Beginning

Sp – Space

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double crochet

Yo – Yarn over

Ps – Puff stitch – *Yo, insert hook into st, yo, pull up a loop, repeat from *two more times (7 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 7 loops, ch 1 to close st.

Cl – Cluster stitch – *Yo, insert hook into st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through two loops on hook, repeat from * three more times (5 loops on hook), yo pull through all 5 loops.

WS – Wrong side

Pattern

Granny circle (make 2):

Rnd 1: In Colour A, make a MR, ch 3, work 15 dc into the MR (16 sts), slst to beg st. Fasten off Colour A.

Rnd 2: In Colour B, insert hook into any st, ch 3, work a ps into each st around (16 sts), slst to beg st. Fasten off Colour B.

Rnd 3: In Colour C, insert hook into any ch-1-sp, ch 3, *yo, insert hook into same ch-1-sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through two loops on hook, repeat from * two more times (4 loops on hook), yo and pull through all 4 loops (modified cl st made), ch 1, **cl st in each ch-1-sp of the previous round, ch 1, repeat from ** around (16 cl sts), slst to beg st.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Move on to assembly below!

Assembly:

  1. Place WS of panels together and line up so that the outer cluster sts are aligned. Insert hook through both panels at any cl stitch. With C, sc evenly around the panels to join them by working a sc in every cl st and every ch-1-sp.
  2. After joining most of the panels, stuff the ornament (optional: leave it unstuffed for a more two-dimensional ornament!)
  3. Slst to beg st. Fasten off, weave in ends.
  4. With C, attach a hanging loop through any st.

You’re done!

Happy crocheting!

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5 thoughts on “Granny Circle Ornament Free Crochet Pattern

  1. thank you so your many wonderful step by step tutorials…..I plan on doing some ornaments as I pulling out the yarn for the winter.
    viv

  2. I just made three of these! 2 with DK yarn and an F hook, and one with worsted cotton and a G hook. I LOVE them. Thank you so much for the pattern.

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