c2c Crochet Elf Pattern

Step into a world of holiday enchantment with my Crochet Elf Pattern! This delightful C2C (corner-to-corner) square is just one of the magical 12 patterns that unite to form my Christmas Blanket, promising a festive and fun crochet journey for the season.

Get ready to craft some holiday cheer with a sprinkle of elfin magic! The free crochet Elf pattern is below.

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c2c Crochet Elf Pattern Information

Skill Level

Advanced beginner. Project uses basic stitches, repetitive stitches, color changes, and simple finishing.

Finished Size

My completed square measures 17″ by 17″.

Project Materials

Gauge

8 squares= 4 inches

Related Patterns

This pattern is one of twelve c2c squares that I made for my Crochet Christmas Blanket.

Christmas Crochet Blanket

Terms & Abbreviations

  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining

Important Notes

  • You can choose to follow the pixel graph or the written instructions.
  • Written instructions are for working from the bottom right corner to the top left.
  • Crochet the pixel graph using the corner-to-corner (c2c) technique. Use the traditional method of making three double crochets for each square.
  • Chain 6 to start each new row and chain 3 at the beginning of each square.

c2c Course

If you would like to learn the corner to corner (c2c) crochet method to make this c2c crochet pattern, check out my online c2c course.

Etsy Shop

This pattern is also available as an ad-free PDF pattern in my Etsy Shop.

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c2c Crochet Elf Pattern Instructions

crochet elf pattern

Download the Elf pixel Graph PDF.

crochet elf graph

Crochet Elf Pattern Written Instructions

↙ Row 1: white x 1 (1 square)  

↗ Row 2: white x 2 (2 squares)  

↙ Row 3: white x 3 (3 squares)  

↗ Row 4: white x 4 (4 squares)  

↙ Row 5: white x 5 (5 squares)  

↗ Row 6: white x 6 (6 squares)  

↙ Row 7: white x 7 (7 squares)  

↗ Row 8: white x 8 (8 squares)  

↙ Row 9: white x 9 (9 squares)  

↗ Row 10: white x 10 (10 squares)  

↙ Row 11: white x 5, skin x 3, white x 3 (11 squares)  

↗ Row 12: white x 2, skin x 8, white x 2 (12 squares)  

↙ Row 13: white x 1, skin x 10, white x 2 (13 squares)  

↗ Row 14: white x 2, skin x 1, brown x 2, skin x 7, white x 2 (14 squares)  

↙ Row 15: white x 3, brown x 1, skin x 7, brown x 1, skin x 1, white x 2 (15 squares)  

↗ Row 16: white x 2, skin x 1, brown x 1, skin x 7, brown x 1, white x 4 (16 squares)  

↙ Row 17: white x 4, red x 1, brown x 1, skin x 7, brown x 1, skin x 1, white x 2 (17 squares)  

↗ Row 18: white x 2, skin x 1, brown x 1, skin x 2, pink x 1, skin x 4, brown x 1, red x 1, white x 5 (18 squares)  

↙ Row 19: white x 5, red x 1, brown x 2, skin x 3, pink x 2, skin x 3, white x 3 (19 squares)  

↗ Row 20: white x 3, skin x 1, brown x 1, skin x 1, pink x 2, skin x 1, black x 1, skin x 2, brown x 1, red x 2, white x 5 (20 squares)  

↙ Row 21: white x 5, green x 1, red x 1, brown x 2, skin x 4, pink x 1, skin x 4, white x 3 (21 squares)  

↗ Row 22: white x 4, skin x 8, brown x 2, red x 2, white x 6 (22 squares)  

↙ Row 23: white x 6, green x 1, red x 2, brown x 2, skin x 8, white x 4 (23 squares)  

↗ Row 24: white x 5, skin x 4, black x 1, skin x 2, brown x 2, red x 3, green x 1, white x 6 (24 squares)  

↙ Row 25: white x 7, green x 1, red x 3, brown x 2, skin x 7, white x 5 (25 squares)  

Corner: Start decreasing on both ends  

↗ Row 26: white x 5, skin x 6, brown x 2, red x 3, green x 2, white x 6 (24 squares)  

↙ Row 27: white x 5, green x 2, red x 4, brown x 2, skin x 5, white x 5 (23 squares)  

↗ Row 28: white x 4, skin x 5, brown x 2, red x 4, green x 2, white x 5 (22 squares)  

↙ Row 29: white x 4, green x 3, red x 4, brown x 3, skin x 3, white x 4 (21 squares)  

↗ Row 30: white x 3, skin x 3, brown x 3, red x 4, green x 3, white x 4 (20 squares)  

↙ Row 31: white x 3, green x 4, red x 4, brown x 3, skin x 2, white x 3 (19 squares)  

↗ Row 32: white x 2, skin x 2, brown x 1, red x 6, green x 4, white x 3 (18 squares)  

↙ Row 33: white x 3, green x 4, red x 5, white x 1, brown x 1, skin x 1, white x 2 (17 squares)  

↗ Row 34: white x 2, skin x 1, white x 2, red x 4, green x 5, white x 2 (16 squares)  

↙ Row 35: white x 2, green x 5, red x 3, white x 3, skin x 1, white x 1 (15 squares)  

↗ Row 36: white x 10, green x 2, white x 2 (14 squares)  

↙ Row 37: white x 2, green x 2, red x 2, white x 7 (13 squares)  

↗ Row 38: white x 6, red x 3, green x 1, white x 2 (12 squares)  

↙ Row 39: white x 2, red x 3, white x 6 (11 squares)  

↗ Row 40: white x 5, red x 3, white x 2 (10 squares)  

↙ Row 41: white x 2, red x 2, white x 5 (9 squares)  

↗ Row 42: white x 8 (8 squares)  

↙ Row 43: white x 7 (7 squares)  

↗ Row 44: white x 6 (6 squares)  

↙ Row 45: white x 5 (5 squares)  

↗ Row 46: white x 4 (4 squares)  

↙ Row 47: white x 3 (3 squares)  

↗ Row 48: white x 2 (2 squares)  

↙ Row 49: white x 1 (1 square)  

Border

In each corner you will make (sc-ch 2-sc) and in the side of each square you will make 2 sc.

crochet elf pattern