How to Crochet a Reindeer Gift Tag

How to Crochet a Reindeer Gift Tag #christmas #crochet

Get crocheting this Christmas! This cute little rudolph the reindeer crochet tag will look adorable on all your gift wrapping, and you can make a little crochet christmas tree tag to match too.

How to Crochet a Reindeer Gift Tag

 You Will Need

Abbreviations used

  • ch = chain
  • dc = double crochet
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • dc2tog = dc 2sts together
  • dc3tog = dc 3sts together
  • DK = double knitting

How to Make

Turn with 1ch at end of each row on head, ears and nose.

Head – make 6ch,
Row 1 – 1dc into 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 4ch. (5sts).
Row 2 – 2dc into 1st st, 3dc, 2dc into last st. (7sts).
Row 3 – dc (7sts).
Row 4 – 2dc into 1st st, 5dc, 2dc into last st. (9sts).
Row 5 – dc (9sts).
Row 6 – 2dc into 1st st, 7dc, 2dc into last st. (11sts).
Rows 7 to 12 inclusive – work in dc. (11sts).

Row 13 – dc2tog, 7dc, dc2tog (9sts).
Row 14 – dc2tog, 5dc, dc2tog (7sts).
Row 15 – dc2tog, 3dc, dc2tog (5sts). Fasten off.

Ear (make 2) – make 4ch,
Row 1 – 2dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc, 2dc into last ch. (5sts).
Row 2 – dc (5sts).

Row 3 – dc2tog, 1dc, dc2tog. (3sts).

Row 4 – dc3tog. Fasten off.

Nose – make 4ch,

Row 1 – 1dc into 2nd ch from hook and 1dc into each of next 2 ch. (3sts). Row 2 – 2dc into 1st st, 1dc, 2dc into last st. (5sts).
Row 3 – 2dc into 1st st, 3dc, 2dc into last st. (7sts). Row 4 – dc.

Row 5 – dc2tog, 3dc, dc2tog. (5sts). Fasten off.

Antlers (make 2) – make 7ch, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, and 1ch into each of next 2 ch, make 4ch, miss 1ch, then 1dc into each of next 2ch, 4ch, 1dc in 2nd ch from hook (you are now working down the opposite side of the antler) 1dc into each of next 4ch, make 4ch, work 1dcinto 2nd ch from hook and 1dc into each of next 2ch, slst into next ch, 1dc into each of remaining ch. Fasten off.

To complete, sew antlers to centre of top of head and the ears to each side, as shown in picture. Sew nose in place, slightly gathering edges to make it stick out a little. Embroider eyes and mouth with dark brown wool as per picture. Weave in all loose ends.

How to Crochet a Reindeer Gift Tag #christmas #crochet

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