12 Cutest Free Crochet Gnome Patterns in 2022 (beginner friendly!)

Have you embraced the gnome trend yet? I am obsessed, and now’s your chance to hop aboard the trend! These 12 simple and super adorable crochet gnome patterns are free, festive, fun, and really easy to make!

It is easy to see why everyone is so obsessed with gnomes these days! You can make them in endless varieties, for every imaginable holiday and season. Of course, there are lots of Christmas gnomes, but you’ll see a bunch of fun variations below, like springtime gnomes, rainbow gnomes, and sleepy gnomes.

Gnomes are a super simple amigurumi project, with few pieces to attach and no complicated shapes.This makes them perfect for beginners. If you can crochet a few basic stitches in the round, you can make pretty much any one of these 12 adorable patterns!

1) Gnomes Free Crochet Pattern by Elisa’s Crochet

Gnomes Free Crochet Pattern by Elisa’s Crochet

This first pattern is absolutely perfect for beginners! These gomes are super classic and simple, working up in just three parts: the body/head, nose, and hat. Of course, you can change up the colors, creating an endless variety of gnomes from just one pattern.

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2) Amigurumi Gnome Free Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

Amigurumi Gnome Free Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

These spring gnomes are also a great choice for beginners. Winding Road Crochet published a video series that walks you through the whole process of making one–from the gnome body to assembly! The pattern even guides you through making either a bearded gnome or a gnome with braided hair.

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3) Christmas Gnome – Amigurumi Crochet Pattern by IlDikko

Christmas Gnome – Amigurumi Crochet Pattern by IlDikko

This Christmas-colored gnome is perfect for any festive season! Change up the colors and this gnome could be made for the springtime, Halloween, Valentine’s day, or any season your heart desires. This is another pattern that is great for beginners, using just 4 stitches: the slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, and double crochet.

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4) Crochet Gnome PDF Amigurumi Free Pattern by Lovely Craft

Crochet Gnome PDF Amigurumi Free Pattern by Lovely Craft

This gnome pattern comes with all the bells and whistles! With 2 styles of beards, arms, and legs this pattern lets you get creative and make your gnome completely to your liking. Plus, this pattern comes in both English and Spanish!

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5) Crochet Gnome – Free Amigurumi Pattern by Stella Sophia

Crochet Gnome – Free Amigurumi Pattern by Stella Sophia

This little gnome is super simple and is a fun little project to put you in a festive mood! All you need to know for the pattern is the magic ring, single crochet, half-double crochet, and invisible decreases. Stella makes one of her gnomes into an ornament!

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6) Large Sleepy Time Crochet Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

Large Sleepy Time Crochet Gnome by Jen Hayes Creations

This gnome is the largest on this list! Besides being absolutely adorable, this oversized crochet gnome works up quickly for its size since it uses soft and snuggly blanket yarn. This project is the perfect gift for the gnome-enthusiast in your life or a fun project to do for yourself. Who doesn’t want their very own sleepy gnome?

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7) Gnome Wine Bottle Topper Free Crochet Pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home

Gnome Wine Bottle Topper Free Crochet Pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home

From the largest pattern on this list to one of the smallest, this wine bottle topper works up at lightning speed! Most of the piece is made up of a small crochet triangle. To make the topper’s shape, all you have to do is fold and crochet the ends together. The nose is attached separately, and the hair is made with a small piece of faux fur. Super simple – you could make a bunch of these in one sitting and give them as holiday gifts! This is a great project for stashbusting little scraps of yarn too!

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8) Crochet Heart Gnome Christmas Ornament by Golden Lucy Crafts

Crochet Heart Gnome Christmas Ornament by Golden Lucy Crafts

Christmas gnomes are inescapable these days! They’re everywhere and absolutely adorable. This crochet heart gnome makes a cute ornament for your Christmas tree or can be used to embellish any of your holiday makes like handmade Christmas cards and special presents. You could also crochet lots of them and make a gnome garland!

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9) Spring Gnomes Crochet Pattern Free Download by Willow Yarns

Spring Gnomes Crochet Pattern Free Download by Willow Yarns

This cheerful set of spring gnomes is perfect for adding some spring decor to your home or office! They’re a delightful pair and are super simple to make, as the majority of each gnome is entirely single crochet.

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10) PDF Crochet Miss Gnome Amigurumi Free Pattern by Lovely Craft

PDF Crochet Miss Gnome Amigurumi Free Pattern by Lovely Craft

This gnome is perfect for the kitchen, with her red dress and white apron, she is ready to oversee holiday cooking and baking! Again, Christmas gnomes make wonderful handmade gifts for your loved ones. This pattern takes you through all of the details, step-by-step, so that you can make your gnome quickly and with ease!

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11) Crochet Gnome Ornament: A Simple Charming Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

Crochet Gnome Ornament: A Simple Charming Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

Looking for more ornaments to put on your Christmas tree? This pattern guides you through making your very own gnome ornament to hang on the tree. They also make adorable little gifts for friends and family!

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12) Crochet Gnome Towel Topper Free Pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home

Crochet Gnome Towel Topper Free Pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home

This gnome towel topper is the perfect way to add some holiday cheer to your kitchen and makes a wonderful gift! Towel toppers are great for hanging kitchen towels, keeping them up off the counters and easily accessible for whenever you need to reach for them. So, this project is both fun and functional!

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