15 Crochet Santa Patterns

Santa Claus is undoubtedly the star of Christmas – somebody that we wait for throughout the whole year, always aware that his elves are watching us and judging if we’re being naughty or nice!

Even if you’ve been a little naughty this year, there’s still time to make it up to Santa. Start by making any of these Crochet Santa Patterns to really show him you mean business!

15 Crochet Santa Patterns


1. Crochet Santa Amigurumi Pattern by Handy Little Me

This Crochet Santa Amigurumi Pattern is an excellent project for anyone who wants to make their own crochet Christmas decorations!

The sweet little Santa is a great project you can make for yourself, the kids or to gift. He can be made in around 7-8 hours, so there is still plenty of time to make one (or two!) before Christmas.

Crochet Santa Amigurumi Pattern by Handy Little Me

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2. Cuddle Sized Santa Claus And Mrs. Claus Amigurumi Pattern by Storyland Amis

Meet Cuddle-Sized Santa Claus and his sweet wife, Mrs. Claus! He is cute and cuddly and of course, he loves Christmas!

Finished Santa measures 8.5 in. (21.5 cm.) tall w/hat, 7 in. (18 cm.) w/o hat. Mrs. Claus measures 7 in. (18 cm.) tall.

Using a series of basic crochet stitches like single crochet, there are also some HDC stitches, plus increase and decreases used.

Cuddle Sized Santa Claus And Mrs. Claus Amigurumi Pattern by Storyland Amis

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3. Santa Claus Pillow Crochet Pattern by TLB Patterns

This adorable Santa Claus Pillow is the perfect addition to your holiday home decor. Santa is wearing a buffalo plaid hat, giving him the trendiest look for the season.

This crochet pillow pattern uses the Intarsia crochet technique. If you are unsure how to do this, a full photo tutorial is included in the pattern.

Santa Claus Pillow Crochet Pattern by TLB Patterns

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4. Santa Claus Crochet Pattern by Airali Design

Crochet amigurumi Santa Claus full of details: beard and moustache, festive red hat with pompom, sturdy boots (for jumping on roofs!), jacket details and belt with gold buckle plus JAYG (join as you go) technique for joining the arms.

This Santa will measure 25 cm / 10 in tall when made with the indicated yarn.

Santa Claus Crochet Pattern by Airali Design

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5. Santa Slippers Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Children will love sporting these crochet Santa slippers – especially since they know Santa is always watching!

It takes very little time to stitch up these adorable tootsie warmers for your favorite child.

They’re snowy white in Red Heart Super Saver, but you can easily stitch the body of the booties in your child’s favorite shade. It’s a heartwarming project to kick off the holiday season!

Santa Slippers Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

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6. Crochet Santa Applique Pattern by Nella’s Cottage

This Crochet Santa Applique can be used for a lot of things. Make garlands to decorate your home, put them on Christmas cards, and use them for scrapbooking your favorite Christmas moments. The possibilities are endless!

This adorable applique work up to be about 8″ tall with 3.75mm hook.

Crochet Santa Applique Pattern by Nella's Cottage

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7. Cuddle Me Santa Claus Crochet Pattern by Amigurumi Today

Place this adorable Cuddle Me Santa Claus under the tree to make Christmas morning extra cuddly! The finished toy is about 16cm (6″) tall if you use similar supplies. In case you use thicker yarn, your amigurumi Santa will be bigger.

Cuddle Me Santa Claus Crochet Pattern by Amigurumi Today

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8. Crochet Christmas Santa Sweater Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

Not just for Christmas, this fabulous little Santa Sweater can be made in any color and worn throughout the cold winter months. The pattern is very basic and all HDC. The finishing touch of the fur makes all the difference! 

Crochet Christmas Santa Sweater Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

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9. Crochet Santa Pudgy Pal Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

Looking for a cute, fun, and sophisticated way to decorate your home for Christmas? These Santa pudgy pals are the perfect pieces to add to your holiday decor.

They’re a quick project making it easy to make multiple to place throughout your home, work, or give as gifts. They would also make as great toys for little hands to play with.  

Above all, with these detailed instructions, even those with little crochet experience can find success in creating their own masterpieces!

Crochet Santa Pudgy Pal Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

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10. Huggable Santa Pillow Crochet Pattern Yarnspirations

Create a jolly Saint Nick pillow that exudes a festive spirit on your sofa, the mantle or under the tree.

He’s easy to stitch up in classic shades of Red Heart Super Saver, or give Santa a different color personality that makes you smile.

With so many shades to choose from, he’s the perfect accent for your festive home. Be sure to craft a second pillow for the kids’ room too!

Huggable Santa Pillow Crochet Pattern Yarnspirations

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11. Scandinavian Santa Gnome Crochet Pattern by 1 Dog Woof

This Scandinavian Santa Gnome is a perfect little huggable friend to crochet for Christmas, as a gift or as a fun piece of holiday decor.

He stands at around 15-18 inches high, but prefers to sit. He is the perfect alternative to that naughty elf who sits on the shelf!

Scandinavian Santa Gnome Crochet Pattern by 1 Dog Woof

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12. Crochet Santa Ornament Pattern by Maria’s Blue Crayon

Crochet this cute Santa Claus Ornament for your tree this year with this free pattern. He will make the perfect addition to your Christmas tree!

The finished dimensions of the ornament is roughly 5″ in height when made with worsted weight yarn and 4.0mm hook.

Crochet Santa Ornament Pattern by Maria's Blue Crayon

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13. Mr. Santa Crochet Pattern by Meow Knitting Boutique

Mr. Santa should measure approximately 16 cm if crocheted with a 2.00 mm hook. This bright red, bushy beard chap likes to spread Christmas cheer with you!

You should know how to magic ring, crocheting in spiral, single crochet, slip stitch, half-double crochet, and double crochet stitches, increase and decrease stitches, color changing and ability to sew multiple pieces together.

Mr. Santa Crochet Pattern by Meow Knitting Boutique

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14. Crochet Santa Hat Pattern by Crochet For You Blog

Make this fun and festive looking crochet Santa hat with bobbles and stripes. The pattern is in multiple sizes so you can make these hats for your whole family and friends.

The pattern works top-down while increasing. The stripes work in red and white color alternatively. And the bobbles in white colorwork the middle round of the red stripes.

Crochet Santa Hat Pattern by Crochet For You Blog

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15. Santa Bookmark Crochet Pattern by Supergurumi Shop

With this adorable Santa Bookmark Crochet Pattern, you can make a fun, quick, and inexpensive last-minute gift! The finished bookmark has a length of approximately 33 cm.

This crochet project is great for any crochet beginner and makes an absolutely adorable gift for kids or grown-ups.

Santa Bookmark Crochet Pattern by Supergurumi Shop

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When do you officially start gearing up for the holidays?

You can either make some for yourself, or for a little early gift for someone on your list!

When you’re done making your own Santa, be sure to share a pic on our Facebook Page and browse our collection of crochet patterns for Christmas just in case, Santa isn’t enough to bring on the holiday cheer!

For now, let’s get excited for the holidays, and show our support for Santa with these fun Crochet Santa Patterns. ‘Tis the season, after all!