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Today I will write about Crochet Christmas Elf Patterns. I want to show you 13 cute Christmas Amigurumi Patterns and one Christmas Crochet Blanket Pattern. I am sure you will find at least one of your next projects in this post.
In English-speaking cultures, a Christmas elf is a diminutive elf that lives with Santa Claus at the North Pole and acts as his helper. Christmas elves are usually depicted as green- or red-clad, with large, pointy ears and wearing pointy hats. They are most often described as humanoids but sometimes as furry mammals with tails.
Santa’s elves are often said to make the toys in Santa’s workshop and take care of his reindeer, among other tasks.
They were first introduced in literature by Louisa May Alcott in 1856. However, Santa is much older, emerging in U.S. folklore in the early 17th century from St. Nicholas with attributes of various European Christmas traditions, especially from English Father Christmas and Dutch Sinterklaas.
The association of Christmas presents with elves has precedents in the first half of the 19th century with the Scandinavian nisse or tomte, and St Nicholas himself is called an elf in A Visit from St. Nicholas (1823).
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I have written about Gnomes or Elfs before; you can check my other posts here (you can find Free Christmas Patterns there too):
– Christmas Gnome Patterns
– Christmas Santa Pattern + Free Pattern
– Free Christmas Grinch Pattern
– Free Christmas (Halloween) Jack and Sally Pattern
And here are the cute Christmas Elf Patterns I found on Etsy. To get to the pattern, click on the link or the photo below.
First Christmas Amigurumi Pattern I would like to show you is one of the most famous Elfs, and his name is Buddy the Elf. We all know him from the Christmas comedy Elf where he was played by Will Farrell. I must admit this is one of my favourite Christmas movies. <3
The amazing pattern was made by Allison Hoffman from craftyiscoolcrochet. To get to the pattern click on the link, or photo below.
Next is a 2 in 1 pattern. You can create a boy and a girl Elfs. They are so cute! The pattern was created by Khac Huong from Vietnam. The name of her beautiful shop is AnihandmadehouseVN. To get to the Pattern click here.
I absolutely love Etsy. I always find the most amazing patterns there. Next is Zeno the Elf from LittleBichons Etsy Shop. To get to the pattern, click on the link here, or the photo below.
Look at those little shoes! <3
Next is the pattern are Christmas ELF & Gnome, Little Santa’s helpers. They are made by Oksana from CozyPuppet Etsy Shop.
And another couple. Cute Boy and a Girl Elfs made by MK RHO from South Korea. To get to the pattern click on the link here or the photo below.
I love how Etsy is connecting designers from all over the World, don’t you?
Next Christmas Gnome Pattern with a little Christmas Tree is made by Tatyana Belyavskaya from Ukraine. The name of her cute shop is KnittingLabShop. Check it out.
Next is a Crochet Bundle, a Crochet Christmas Deer, and Elf with Long Legs. They were created by Anna from FunByFun Etsy Shop. To get to the pattern, click on the link here, or the photo below.
I love this next combination. It is a Set of Little Santa’s helper crochet toy and wall-hanging Pip. What a Cute idea! The pattern was created by Kseniya Krupskaya from KruToysAndPatterns. Check out her shop, her patterns are so cute!
Check out those little Sleepy Elfs. Aren’t they cute? The pattern was created by Olya Usoltseva from OlyaUsolyaAmigurumi Etsy Shop. To get to the pattern click here.
Next is a Christmas Gnome pattern by Julia Negovorina from HappyDollsHandMade. If you live Crochet Gnome Patterns as much as I do, you must check out Julia’s Etsy Shop. There are so many cute Crochet Gnome Patterns. I want to make them all! Click on the link, or the photo below, and check out other patterns too.
There are three more. I know it is hard to choose already, I guess we are going to have to crochet even faster. 🙂 I chose the next Christmas Crochet Elf Pattern because the dress caught my eye. The pattern is made by Anne from AnnaTeeDesign Etsy Shop. To get to the pattern click on the link or the photo below.
And here is the last Couple. Christmas Crochet Boy and Girl Elfs. The Pattern is made by Oxana Tim from FluffyTummy Etsy Shop. Click on the link or the photo below to get to the Pattern.
The last little Girl Elf Pattern was created by Kurlova Natalia from Russia, and the name of her cute Etsy Shop is KurlovaToysPatterns. To get to her cute Elf Pattern click here, or the photo below.
And if you are not such an amigurumi fan, or you want to add a Blanket to your Elf Gift too, you can find many Christmas Gnome Patterns in my Shop too. Today I want to show you my Elf Pattern. It is a C2C Blanket Pattern and a Tapestry (Single) Crochet Pillow Pattern or a Bundle with both. And if you use a Coupon Code BESTOFCROCHET, you get a 20% discount. Thank you.
Which Crochet Elf is your next project? Please share it with me in the comments below. Thank you.
Have a beautiful day, and enjoy crocheting.