Christmas Elf Hooded Blanket – Crochet Pattern In Adult & Child Sizes
The Christmas Elf Hooded Blanket was a request I got from my better half, Mr.B, so once I finished the Christmas Pudding Hooded Blanket, I started designing one for him.
On this design I modified the hood pattern to create the look of an elf’s hat, I hope you like it. It comes in adult and child sizes so you can make it for everyone.
The blanket has the traditional red and white stripes that Christmas elves have on their socks, and the red fringe is made out of triangles at the top of the blanket.
I also chose an interesting stitch for the green part of the blanket to make it more interesting, it is a modified version of the trinity stitch on which I made a separate photo and video tutorial.
Read below for more information about this crochet pattern, supplies, stitches, and videos designed to help you.
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Why Is It Called A 2in1 Christmas Elf Hooded Blanket?
The 2in1 Christmas elf hooded blanket is a festive fun afghan (complete with mittens and an elf hood) and decoration for the room.
It is a blanket that keeps your child or yourself snug and cozy.
When you’re not using it, fold it back and it instantly transforms into a fun pillow in the shape of a Christmas elf hat that you can rest on the armchair or sofa.
Awesome Christmas Present Or Birthday Gift
The Christmas Elf Hooded Blanket was designed with the festive season in mind. If you like bright and festive colors and Christmas-themed decorations and designs, this blanket is for you.
This will make a great Christmas present or birthday gift to someone who wants an elf outfit for Christmas to keep warm and snuggle in with a cup of hot chocolate and mince pies.
Makes a cute Christmas decor when folded into a fun pillow or rested on the sofa.
Format & Terms
- Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
- PDF file format
- Written in English only
- Adult: 125cm by 125cm
- Child: 100cm by 100cm
- 12 (8 for child size) x 100g in green
- 2 (1.5 for child size) x 100g in white
- 5 (4 for child size) x 100g in red
- crochet hooks: 10mm, 8mm
- pom pom maker
- pins, stitch markers
- scissors, darning needle
Skills & Abbreviations
Most basic stitches below have their own tutorial on my blog or YouTube channel paired with a video. If you are not sure how to crochet them, click the blue link and you will be taken to the separate instructions.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
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If you are completely new to crocheting, I recommend starting with beginner patterns and building up your confidence, pay attention to the skill level of the patterns and buy only if you are already at that level.
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That doesn’t mean that you can’t contact me if there is a mistake or something unclear with this pattern, it simply means that you will need to learn the stitches, and the techniques, and learn how to read a pattern on your own.
Can I crochet this blanket using Aran (worsted) or Chunky (bulky) yarn?
Yes, you can! The hood, mittens, and body parts will come out a little smaller than my own if you use one strand, but still in the same shape. You can also make up for the thickness of the super bulky if you use 2 strands of bulky or 4 strands of Aran to crochet the hood and mittens. The blanket can be adjusted by simply crocheting more chains in the starting chain. Instructions on how to adjust the size of the blanket are in the pattern.
Do I have to use the same yarn brand as you to get the same result?
No, you don’t. You can use any brand you like but pay attention to the yardage, different brands have different yardage. I recommend this yarn because it has beautiful colors and washes well.
Here is a list of alternative yarns I recommend.
Can I change the size of the blanket?
Yes, you can. Each pattern can be adjusted by simply changing the number of starting chains and rows. Detailed instructions are inside the pattern.
Can I sell items made with your pattern?
Yes, you can if you make them yourself. Mass production of my patterns is not allowed without written consent from me, the designer. Please check the copyright section for more details.
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