Free Gnome Patterns to crochet and love by Nana’s Crafty Home!
I just LOVE a cute gnome.
My garden has been full of gnomes – even before they were trendy. My grandkids love them. In fact, we have one that lives under our bridge in the back yard and when they were little they had to ask permission to cross from our little gnome under the bridge. Such a precious memory. ❤️
One of my favorite stories about Norwegian holiday gnomes comes from my favorite author, J.R.R. Tolkien in Letters From Father Christmas.* They are a collection of letters written and illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien between 1920 and 1942 for his children, from Father Christmas. In his stories, Red Gnomes are presented as helpful creatures who come from Norway to the North Pole to assist Father Christmas and his Elves in fighting the wicked Goblins.
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When I began designing crochet patterns I knew at some point crocheted gnomes would have to make an appearance. My very first crochet gnome pattern was the Gnome Towel Topper which became a mini-sensation. He can now be found in homes all over the world.
In this list of cute diy gnomes you will find gnomes for your Christmas decor and holiday decorations. These would all be a great gift idea!
I have added to my free gnome pattern library every year with gnomes for year round fun! I mean really, gnomes aren’t just for Christmas, right?
Let me know which gnome pattern is your favorite. Do you have any ideas for future gnome patterns? Drop me a note with your ideas – I would love to hear from you.
The best part is that each of these gnome patterns are all FREE projects! and many of these patterns also include complete video gnome tutorials. Many of these patterns are easy with simple stitches and use scrap amounts of yarn.
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Most of these patterns will need just a few craft supplies including polyfil for stuffing various bits – especially his gnome nose!
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Free Gnome Crochet Patterns
Gnome Crochet Bottle Topper
The Gnome Wine Bottle Topper Cover is a free crochet pattern for a fun way to present a gifted bottle of wine or champagne for a housewarming or hostess gift. Make in different colors for year round gnome gifting! This little guy may end up being the talk of the party. 😉. Combines a simple crocheted triangle and nose with faux fur material for a quick make, too. Complete video tutorial provided as well.
Gnome Tissue Box Cover Pattern
The adorable Gnome Tissue Box Cover is a cute addition to your home decor – perfect for Christmas or any time of the year! Cover up that boring tissue box with this cute little guy for any gnome lover!
Gnome Towel Topper
This was the gnome pattern that started it all! This gnome towel topper is so much fun and works up quickly. With a hidden plastic ring inside (crocheted right into the hat!) that allows your towel to be removable for easy washing. Make one for every season in different colors – I have seen fall gnomes, halloween gnomes and spring gnomes just by changing up colors and adding little embellishments. Great for craft fairs, too!
Spring Girl Gnome Towel Topper
And because my Gnome looked a little lonely (and grumpy!) I decided to make the matching Spring Girl Gnome Towel Topper with braids. These turned out so cute and make a great matching pair for gifts!
Gnome Bed Pillow or Draft Dodger
The Gnome Couch Pillow or Door Draft Dodger is another adorable addition to your home decor. Originally intended to go in front of my door to prevent drafts. However, he is cute anywhere you decide to show him off! I currently have him draped over a chair in my office but he looks amazing on a couch or bed, too.
Viking Gnome Towel Topper
I have been gradually adding to my Gnome Towel Topper series and the Viking Gnome Towel Topper is another fun addition! Perfect for any Vikings fan or perhaps even as a fun addition to a man cave or BBQ grill.
Leprechaun Gnome Towel Topper
The Leprechaun Gnome Towel Topper is definitely St. Patrick’s Day friendly but he could certainly be made in different colors for year round gnome fun!
Santa Gnome Christmas Ornament
The Santa Gnome Christmas Ornament is a quick Christmas gnomes crochet make combining a simple crocheted hat and faux fur fabric for his beard. You can glue or sew the top of the beard to your hat for a quick make!
Gnome C2C Pillow
The Gnome C2C Pillow is a fantastic corner to corner crochet project! The fun pom pom at the top of the pillow adds a whimsical touch!
Gnome for Christmas C2C Blanket
The Gnome for Christmas C2C Blanket is a large Christmas themed Gnome throw made with the corner corner crochet technique. A whimsical, fun and unique addition to your holiday home decorating!
Gnome Bunny Egg Cozy
The Gnome Bunny Egg Cozy is a cute and quick addition to your Easter holiday table. So adorable – the kids are going to love this one!
The Patriotic Gnome Towel Topper is another addition to my Gnome Towel Topper series! This one has a tall Uncle Sam style hat as well as cute little stars which are great for other projects as well!
The Patriotic Gnome Cup Cozy is just adorable and works up so quickly in scrap amounts of yarn! Great last minute gift idea!
The Uncle Sam Patriotic Gnome Hot Pad is a fun addition to your Americana kitchen! Another keeper that can be customized for year round display!
I hope you have enjoyed these gnome crochet patterns – I am sure you will be seeing more as I add to my gnome collection!
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