Crochet Snowman Pattern + Video Tutorial

I’m thrilled to share with you this delightful Crochet Snowman Appliqué Pattern. Whether you’re new to crochet or an experienced crafter, this pattern is perfect for infusing a touch of winter charm into your creations.

I’ve made it super easy for you with a step-by-step video tutorial that walks you through every stitch. So, whether you prefer visual guidance or written instructions, I’ve got you covered!

These adorable snowman appliqués are incredibly versatile and can be used to embellish blankets, scarves, hats, or any other winter-themed item you have in mind.

So, grab your crochet hook, yarn, and let’s get started on adding a touch of frosty magic to your crafts! The free crochet pattern is below.

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Free Crochet Snowman Pattern Information

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Skill Level

Advanced beginner

Materials

Finished Size

My crochet snowman measures 6″ long and 5″ wide.

Crochet Gauge

Snowman body: 4 rounds and 6 stitches= 1 inch

Important Notes

  • The chain at the beginning of a round never counts as your first stitch.
  • Instructions between two asterisks (*) should be repeated for the remainder of the round.
  • This pattern starts with a magic circle (also known as a magic ring or adjustable ring). If you are a beginner crocheter, check out my magic circle tutorial

Related Patterns

You may also like my Christmas Lights, Christmas Ornaments, Reindeer, and Christmas Tree appliqué patterns.

Abbreviations

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

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Free Crochet Snowman Pattern Instructions

Snowman Head Pattern

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: white

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 10 dc, join with sl st in top of first dc [10]

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, 2 dc in each rem st, join [20]

Rnd 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st*, join [30]

Scarf Pattern

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: green

1. Join green yarn on right side of head (see picture), ch 2 and dc 9. 

Now you will make the part of the scarf that hangs down.

2. Chain 6, dc in the 3rd chain from the hook, dc in each of the 3 rem chains and join with a slip stitch to the main part of the scarf.

Fasten off leaving a long tail that you will need for later.

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Snowman Body Pattern

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: white

Rnd 1: magic ring, ch 2, 10 dc, join with sl st in top of first dc [10]

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, 2 dc in each rem st, join [20]

Rnd 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st*, join [30]

Rnd 4: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts*, join [40]

Rnd 5:  ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts*, join [50]

crochet snowman applique

Use a tapestry needle and the yarn tail from the scarf to attach the head to the body.

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Hat Pattern

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: black

Tip: Leave a long yarn tail when you start your chain. You will need this when you sew the hat onto the head.

Row 1: Chain 12, hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, turn [10}

Row 2: slip st in three stitches, ch 2 and dc in the same st (the 3rd st) and dc in the next 5 sts, turn [6]

Row 3: ch 2, dc in each st, turn [6]

Row 4: ch 2, dc in each st, fasten off [6]

Use a tapestry needle to sew the hat onto the head.

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Nose Pattern

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: orange 

Row 1: ch 5 and sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and each rem ch, turn [4]

Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st, turn [4]

Row 3: ch 1, sc, sc2tog, sc, turn [3]

Row 4: ch 1, sc in each st, turn [3]

Row 5: ch 1, sc3tog, fasten off leaving a long tail to sew onto head.

Use a tapestry needle to sew the nose onto the face.

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Arms Pattern

(make 2)

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: dark brown

Do not fasten off until you have completed the entire arm.

Arm: Chain 6 and sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and each rem ch [5]

First Branch: Chain 3 and sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and the rem chain, join to the arm with a slip stitch

Second Branch: Chain 3 and sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and the rem chain, join to the arm again and fasten off

Use a tapestry needle to sew the arms onto the body. See the picture for arm placement.

crochet snowman applique

Buttons Pattern

(make 3)

Crochet hook: E 3.5 mm
Yarn: black

Magic ring, ch 1, 9 hdc, join and fasten off leaving a long tail to sew onto body.

Use a tapestry needle to sew the buttons onto the body. See the picture for button placement.

crochet snowman applique

Eyes Pattern

Tool: tapestry needle
Yarn: black

Use a tapestry needle and a scrap of black yarn to make two lines above the nose for eyes.

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You are done! I’d love to see what you do with your applique!

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