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I absolutely love crafting, or maybe I should say cross-crafting!. At 9, my mother taught me how to crochet and sew. I thank her for teaching me that sitting in front of the television or some form ...

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Long tail elf hat

from The Crafty Ladybug
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Long tail elf hat
Long tail elf hat
Long tail elf hat
Long tail elf hat
Long tail elf hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • US crochet terms
  • magic loop/ring
  • chain
  • double crochet
  • FPdc
  • slip stitch
  • changing colors

Pattern Description:

Just in time for the holiday season - a long tail elf/pixie hat pattern. Limitless possibilities with this pattern. Make it any color you like, change colors as often as you like. Add a pom-pom or large jingle bell to the tail. Perfect pattern for photography props. Skill level: Easy. ***Skill levels explained: BEGINNER: Projects for first-time crocheters using basic stitches. Minimal shaping. EASY: Projects using yarn with basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, and simple shaping and finishing. INTERMEDIATE: Projects using a variety of techniques, such as basic lace patterns or color patterns, mid-level shaping and finishing. EXPERIENCED: Projects with intricate stitch patterns, techniques and dimension, such as non-repeating patterns, multi-color techniques, fine threads, small hooks, detailed shaping and refined finishing. *** Sizes from newborn to adults included. Pattern written in US crochet terms. A few extras you will need to know are how to change yarn colors and how to work FPdc for this pattern. The rest is very easy! You will need Adobe to read this pattern. Download it free at www.adobe.com If you encounter any problems with the instructions, convo me and I'll be glad to help. This pattern is MY original design. Distribution of MY pattern is strictly prohibited. Feel free to sell items made from this pattern, but please give credit to my Etsy shop as the designer. www.lbeen.etsy.com Thanks for visiting my shop!


4 dc = 1-1/4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • newborn
  • 0-3 months
  • 3-6 months
  • 6-12 months
  • 12-24 months
  • 2T-4T
  • teens-adults


  • worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • H & I crochet hooks
  • yarn needle
  • pom-pom maker of some sort
  • stitch marker (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

I Love This Yarn acrylic from Hobby Lobby