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Crocheted Rudolph Tree Ornament Pattern

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Crocheted Rudolph Tree Ornament Pattern
Crocheted Rudolph Tree Ornament Pattern Crocheted Rudolph Tree Ornament Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • crochet and work in a spiral
  • increase and decrease

Pattern Description:

*This listing is for a PDF format crochet pattern only and not the finished product.*

Who can resist Rudolph, the most famous of all Santa's reindeer? With his bright shiny nose and little tuft of white hair, he'll be a charming addition to your tree. Friends and family will love him and children will vie with each other for the right to hang him.

With a polystyrene (Styrofoam) ball for his center, he is lightweight and sturdy and works up quickly in 4ply yarn using a 2mm crochet hook to measure 8cm (3 and a quarter inches) from bottom of covered ball to top of antlers.

Pattern includes detailed written instructions using British crochet terms with American terms given in brackets. A listing of materials needed and stitches used is also provided along with pattern notes containing links to helpful Youtube sites for mastering an invisible decrease.

Should you have any queries, or need any help with the pattern, please do not hesitate to contact me as I'm only too happy to help and want you to enjoy using my patterns.

**Please respect the hard work and copyright of this pattern and don't copy, share, alter, upload or distribute it in any way without my permission. Please feel free to sell any items you make from this pattern.**

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8cm (3 and a quarter inches)


  • Small amounts of 4 ply yarn in: White, fawn, dark brown and red
  • 2mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker or tapestry needle with thread pulled through it to mark the beginning of each round
  • 60mm polystyrene/styrofoam ball
  • 1 pair of 6mm black eyes (Posts only, fasteners can be discarded)
  • Fibrefill
  • Black embroidery thread