Easy Crochet Cool Santa Stitch

You can use this crochet cool Santa stitch for your Christmas crochet blankets, scarves, or even a festive neck tie. It’s an easy & fun crochet stitch that uses the granny stitch and some bobbles!

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This easy crochet stitch that I call Cool Santa Stitch can be used for your Christmas projects such as granny stitch blankets, textured afghans, festive scarves and novelty neck ties. The stitch is easy and simple because it includes a granny stitch, bobbles, single and double crochet.

Yarn

I’m using Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice although I’ve tried lighter yarn such as Stylecraft Special DK too.

Design & Stitches

These little Santas have cool sunglasses on, a large bulbous nose, a Santa hat and Santa beard in some blue background.

The stitches are simple and easy, such as single crochet and double crochet. Each Santa has a bobble nose and a bobble pom pom. And the hats are made with double crochet clusters.

Easy Crochet Cool Santa Stitch – Free Pattern

Description

This easy crochet stitch that I call Cool Santa Stitch can be used for your Christmas projects such as granny stitch blankets, textured afghans, festive scarves and novelty neck ties. The stitch is easy and simple because it includes a granny stitch, bobbles, single and double crochet.

Size

If you make a Christmas scarf with this stitch like this Crochet Cool Santa Reindeer Scarf (below) and chain the same amount of stitches, your scarf will be approx 73 X 4.7 ” / 185 X 11.9 cm.

If you're looking for crochet Christmas gifts ideas, welcome to this free pattern for a novelty crochet scarf and stitch! This easy crochet scarf uses my Cool Santa Reindeer Stitch which is super fun, cool, textured and unique. Make a Christmas scarf they'll never forget or a festive crochet blanket or an afghan with it. It goes well with the granny stitch because it's based on the granny stitch!

Care Instructions

The Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn is a 100% acrylic. It’s machine washable at 30 C / 86 F.

Pattern Notes

Video Tutorial

Crochet Stitch | Cool Santa Stitch For Christmas Crochet Blankets & Scarves

Materials

  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (4 / Medium / Aran weight, 100 g / 3.5 oz, 156 m / 170 yd, 100% acrylic). 1 skein each of White, Scarlet, Colonial Blue, Black & Pink.
  • Size 7 mm hook.
  • Scissors.

Gauge

As per pattern below, 11 rows are about 4.7 ” tall and 4 granny stitch clusters measure about 4″ wide. Also, rows 2 – 11, inclusive measure about 4″ tall.

Abbreviations (US Terms)

  • blo: back loop only
  • ch: chain
  • dc: double crochet
  • dc3tog: double crochet three together. Work 3 partial double crochet stitches over the indicated stitches, leaving the last loop of each partial dc on the hook. So yarn over, insert hook in the first indicated stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops and stop there. Work two more partial double crochet stitches in the same way over the next two indicated stitches. Then yarn over and draw through all loops on hook
  • dc4tog: double crochet four together. Work 4 partial double crochet stitches into the same stitch leaving the last loop of each on the hook. So yarn over, insert hook in the indicated stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 loops and stop there. Repeat 3 more times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook
  • dc5tog: double crochet five together, or the bobble stitch. Work 5 partial double crochet stitches into the same stitch leaving the last loop of each on the hook. So yarn over, insert hook in the indicated stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 loops and stop there. Repeat 4 more times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook
  • flo: front loop only
  • rep: repeat
  • sc: single crochet
  • st: stitch
  • t: turn

Crochet Cool Santa Stitch

This stitch is a multiple of 3 + 2. The stitch count is the base chain minus 1.

Row1 (Blue) Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in every st, t.

Row2 (White) Ch 3, dc in same st, *skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st; rep from *, 2 dc in last st, t.

Row3 (White) Ch 1, sc in same st and every st, sc to top of ch-3, t.

Row4 (Pink) Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc-flo in next st two times, dc4tog in next st; rep from *, sc in last st, t.

Row5 (Pink) Ch 1, sc in same st and every st, t.

Row6 (Black) Ch 1, sc in same st and next st, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in next st two times; rep from *, sc in last st, t.

Row7 (White) Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in ch-1 space, sc-blo in next st twice; rep from *, t.

Row8 (White) Rep row5.

Row9 (Red) Ch 3, dc in same st, skip 1 st, *dc3tog-blo over next 3 sts, ch 2; rep from * ending last rep with ch 2, skip 1 st, dc in last st, t.

Row10 (White) Ch 1, sc in same st, *bobble (dc5tog) in ch-2 space, sc in next st two times (to top of Santa’s hat); rep from *, no bobble between last two red clusters, sc in last st, sc to top of ch-3, t.

Row11 (Blue) Ch 3, dc in same st, 3 dc between first two red clusters, *3 dc in space between next 2 red clusters after the pom pom; rep from *, no 3 dc after last pom pom, 2 dc in last st, fasten off.

More Ideas

This Retro Christmas Tree Scarf is by A Crochetetd Simplicity. These 8 Free Christmas Scarf Crochet Patterns are by Heart Hook Home. And this Crochet Santa’s Blanket With Fur Border is by Left In Knots.

Well Done!

I hope you enjoyed this free crochet pattern for the Cool Santa Stitch. What should I crochet next? See you in my next pattern!

Happy crocheting!

Justina

About Justina

Hi I'm a home-educator-crocheter and I love designing colourful crochet patterns around my kiddos when we're not out & about discovering the world!

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