Snowflake Queen: Part 1 of 4 (Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern)

by - December 02, 2020


Dear fellow crocheters,

Welcome to Sweet Softies' Winter 2020 Crochet-A-Long (CAL)!  The star of this CAL is the lovely, little Snowflake Queen.  Be sure to check out the Snowflake Queen's Main Page to get the pattern links for all parts of this CAL. 


Don't forget to join the Sweet Softies Facebook Group to share your progress photos and see others' works-in-progress!  

Scroll down for Part 1 of the Snowflake Queen CAL.  If you'd like to make some other winter-themed friends, here is the Snowflake Queen her fellow Christmas Elf and Winter Explorer


The Snowflake Queen, Christmas Elf, and Winter Explorer are all part of Sweet Softies' Pocket Pixie Series.  Below are some other members of the group.  Click here to see them all and get links to their free patterns!

https://www.sweetsofties.com/2020/06/pocket-pixies.html 

If you like this design of mine, you can check out the other Amigurumi Patterns I have on my site, or click to see all my Free Crochet Patterns.


You can also PIN it for later on your Amigurumi or Crochet board.


If you want to have all the instructions together as an instant download, you can buy the beautifully-formatted, ad-free, and easy-to-read PDF version for a small fee in my Ravelry store or Etsy shop.  Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies designs!




SNOWFLAKE QUEEN

PART 1: Basic Info, Materials, Head, Arms


Copyright Notice -- © 2020 Sweet Softies (www.sweetsofties.com). You have permission to sell finished products made from this pattern, but you must credit Sweet Softies as the owner/creator of this pattern by linking to my website (www.sweetsofties.com) or Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SweetSofties). No wholesale. You may not copy, alter, or sell my patterns in part or in whole in any way. My patterns may not be used in teaching online classes. My patterns may be used in teaching in-person classes ONLY with written consent from me. You may link to this pattern but you may not copy any part of the pattern instructions on other websites.


~ BASIC INFO ~


Introduction:

The Snowflake Queen Pixie is an adorable, little pocket sized doll that is quick and easy to crochet.  This magical fantasy fairy wears a tiara crown, a two-layered dress skirt, and wings.  This amigurumi design is very versatile and can easily be customized by using different yarn colors, making different hairstyles, or adding embellishments such as beads, buttons, and appliques.  It is a beautiful girl doll that works as a sweet gift for kids who love to play with small toys.  She also makes for a great birthday, Christmas, or holiday present! 


Size:

Height: 7 inches (18 centimeters)


Level of Difficulty:

★★☆☆☆  Easy / Familiar Beginner 
Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), attaching plastic safety eyes, changing yarn colors, and sewing parts together.


Stitches/Terms Used:

  • FO: fasten off 
  • MR: magic ring 
  • Ch: chain 
  • Sk: skip 
  • Sl st: slip stitch 
  • Sc: single crochet 
  • Hdc: half dc 
  • Dc: double crochet 
  • Tr: treble (triple) crochet 
  • Inc: increase 
  • Dec: decrease

Materials:

  • Medium weight 4 yarn in desired colors (e.g., peach, white, light/medium/dark blue) 
  • 2.75 mm crochet hook 
  • 5 mm crochet hook (for wings) 
  • 7mm plastic safety eyes 
  • Fiberfill stuffing 
  • Blush powder & q-tip 
  • Yarn needle 
  • Scissors



~ CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS ~

HEAD 

Use skin-colored yarn (peach). 
R1: In MR, sc 6. (6 sts) 
R2: Inc around. (12 sts) 
R3: (Sc, inc) x 6. (18 sts) 
R4: (Sc 2, inc) x 6. (24 sts) 
R5: (Sc 3, inc) x 6. (30 sts) 
R6-R11: Sc around. (30 sts) 
R12: (Sc 3, dec) x 6. (24 sts) 
Insert 7mm plastic safety eyes between R10-R11, 6 sts apart. 
R13: (Sc 2, dec) x 6. (18 sts) 
R14: (Sc, dec) x 6. (12 sts) 
FO and weave in the ends. 



ARMS (x2) 

Note: Arms and legs are made using the “i-cord” crochet technique. Click here for the i-cord video tutorial.  
Start with skin-colored yarn (peach). 
Set up the i-cord: Ch 3. Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, YO, pull up a loop, insert hook into next ch, YO, and pull up a loop. (3 loops on hook) 
R1: Drop 2 loops from hook, but hold onto them tightly with your non-hook hand so that they do not come undone. YO, pull through loop on hook. Insert hook into first dropped loop, YO, pull through. (2 loops on hook.) Insert hook into second dropped loop, YO, and pull through. (3 loops on hook) Switch to shirt-colored yarn (green). 
R2-R8: Repeat R1. 
To finish, YO and pull through all 3 loops on hook. FO with a long tail for sewing later. 




Ready for the next part?

Be sure to check out the Snowflake Queen's Main Page to get the pattern links for all parts of this CAL. 

Don't forget to join the Sweet Softies Facebook Group to share your progress photos and see others' works-in-progress!  

Warm wishes,

 

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