Thursday, 5 November 2009

Funky Santa

PDF version

Christmas is coming and what better way to anticipate the fun than to make your very own Funky Santa.

Here is a pattern I have just made that I would like to share with you.


I used:
Yarn – Double knitting oddments in pink, red, burgundy, black, beige, yellow and lilac. White boucle yarn - Sirdar Snowflake.
Why be traditional – what interesting colours could you make him in?
Hooks – 3mm and 4.50mm.
Notions – toy stuffing, 3 buttons.

The pattern is available as a free  PDF.



Watch out! He has his list and he’s checking it twice. I think I’ve been nice – well most of the time!

21 comments:

  1. Very CUTE!!!!! Ho, Ho, Ho!!! I love him :)

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  2. Hello,

    My name is Cissi and I translate English amigurumi patterns into Swedish and publish them on my blog. I would like to translate your Santa and publish it in Swedish. People want to start crocheting for Christmas. I haven't looked very closely on the other patterns but I also liked Heidi Hedgehog and would like to translate that pattern too. I hope you give me permission to publish the patterns and you are welcome to visit me at http://amigurumipasvenska.blogspot.com . Of cause I link back the pattern to your blog.

    Cissi

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  3. He's really cute. It's not often I want to make a Santa as I'm pagan, but I'm tempted with this one xx
    Wolfie

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  4. Hi Cissi,
    Thank you for your comment. You are quite welcome to translate my patterns into Swedish. I'm glad you like them and I'm very happy to share them with as many people as possible.
    January

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  5. Hi januari!
    Thank you for letting Cissi translate yuor Santa pattern into Swedish!!!
    He is so cute and now I can make him my self.
    Hugs from Carina. :-)

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  6. wowwwwwww very pretty

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  7. I just finished making my own Funky Santa, and I really enjoyed making it. (I realize its only the beginning of August, but your pattern looked like fun, so I wanted to try it, even though its not even close to Christmas) I wanted to say "Thank You!!!" for sharing you awesome pattern. It is very well written. I have taken pictures if you would like to see how mine turned out. Thanks again!
    Jenna

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  8. Hi Jenna,
    I'm so glad you enjoyed the pattern. I really appreciate your comments.
    It's never to early to start making things for Christmas.
    best wishes,
    January

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  9. merci pour le partage

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  10. omg! very cute little santa;)

    i want one!!!

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  11. I Love this santa! I´ve made 2, thanx to cissi, she translated your pattern :-D

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  12. your funky santa rocks :)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0wH4EmHO30&feature=BFa&list=PL916C61FF34187EF0&lf=BFa i dunno if you can do anything with this but i made one just but following the vids as its not in english.

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  13. Hello,
    My name is Susanne en i'm translating patterns for a crochetclub in the Netherlands and I really hope that I can use your pattern for our club for christmas!!! I'll mention that it's your pattern in the translated version!

    Susanne
    ps: when you say miss 1 ch, what do you mean? take 2 ch together or just skip one?

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  14. Hello,
    I was wondering if I can use your pattern for a crochetclub in Holland! We really like your santa!!! I'll translate it to dutch, but your name will be in it as the author!
    Susanne

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  15. Hi :-)
    I simply love your Funky Santa, thank you so much for sharing the pattern.

    May I translate this pattern and put it on my blog - strikkesinen.blogspot.com - I will off course link back to your page in the translated pattern.
    Bente from Denmark

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  16. Hi Susanna,
    Thank you for your messages. Firstly, yes please feel free to translate the pattern into Dutch and use it in your crochet club.
    Secondly, where the instructions say 'miss 1 ch' this means skip one. I hope this explains it.
    Best wishes,
    Janet

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  17. Hi Bente from Denmark,
    I'm glad you like the pattern. Please feel free to translate it into Danish, so long as there is a link back to my blog I don't mind.
    Best wishes,
    Janet

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  18. Thank you Janet, and off course I will link to your winderfull blog
    best wishes
    Bente

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  19. Hallo January! You Santa is really cute and thank you for the pattern...but I'm italian and my translation of the model will be ready in December 2021!!!
    Kissis
    Tiziana

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  20. I absolutely love this pattern. Thank you so much for sharing it and for the very clear step by step tutorial with great pictures! You are a rock star! I think I might try crocheting this with a different colored beard for a "generic" bearded man doll. It will work perfectly, and is not something I've seen yet. Thanks again!
    Liza

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  21. I am going to use this pattern to make a Judah Maccabe for Chanukah. The outfit in blue, brown fun fur for beard and a dreydle in his hand. The buttons will probably be 6 pointed stars in gold or white.

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