The Grinch Crochet Pattern

Happy Saturday! Today I am sharing a Christmas-themed Grinch Crochet Pattern with you! I know the holidays are a long way away, but I figured I’d share a Christmas pattern with you early so you have lots of time to make it. This would make a really cute gift, decoration, or a great collectible. Here is the pattern:

The Grinch Crochet Pattern

Materials Needed:

  • Green worsted (4) weight yarn
  • White worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Red worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Black Yarn (a small amount)
  • White Felt
  • White Thread
  • Black Felt
  • Black Thread
  • 4.00 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Stuffing

Terms Needed: Sc = single crochet, Sc2tog = single crochet 2 together, ss = slip stitch, ch = chain, st = stitch, mc = magic circle,

Grinch Head:

Start with green yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc) repeat around. Ss. (18 sts)

Rows 4-5: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (18 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 7) repeat around. Ss. (16 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 6) repeat around. Ss. (14 sts)

Row 8: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 5) repeat around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 9: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 4) repeat around. Ss. (10 sts)

Row 10: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (8 sts)

Stuff work.

Row 11: Ch 1. Sc2tog around. Ss. (4 sts)

Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Using white and black felt and corresponding thread colours, add eyes to head. Using black yarn, add mouth a nose, and eyebrows.

Grinch Body:

Start with green yarn.

Row 1: Ch 8, turn. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across, then sc on other side of chs (in free loops), ss to first st. (14 sts)

Row 2-4: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (14 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 5) repeat around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 4) repeat around. Ss. (10 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (8 sts)

Stuff work.

Row 8: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (6 sts)

Row 9: Ch 1. Sc around in front loops. Ss. (6 sts)

Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Grinch Legs (make 2):

Start with green yarn.

Row 1: Sc 2 in mc. Ss. (2 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (4 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc 2 in st, sc around. Ss. (5 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc 2 in st, sc around. Ss. (6 sts)

Rows 5-13: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss.

Grinch Arms (make 2):

Start with green yarn.

Row 1: Sc 4 in mc. Ss. (4 sts)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1.Sc in each st around. Ss. (4 sts)

Bind off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

For Assembly: Sew head, arms and legs to body. Weave in ends.

Grinch Scarf:

Start with red yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4, turn. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. (3 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc across. (3 sts)

* Rows 3-4: Change to white yarn. Ch 1, turn. Sc across. (3 sts)

Rows 5-6: Change to red yarn. Ch 1, turn. Sc across. (3 sts) *

Repeat from * 8 more times for a total of 40 rows. Bind off. Weave in ends.

Using leftover scraps of yarn, add tassels to scarf.

I hope you enjoyed this Grinch Crochet Pattern, and have a nice weekend!

Gillian

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