Summer is without a doubt wedding season! Many happy couples are tying the knot and who is to say some of them are not cork gnomes. So for July’s gnome, I crocheted Gnorma Gnome a wedding dress complete with a bouquet and flower in her hair. This little gnome could be used as a table decoration, a mini cake topper or as a memory gnome for the wedding if you can collect one of the corks from the reception drinks. If you want to make this crochet gnome extra special make the flower and bouquet in the colour of the bridal party.
This is an easy crochet project that will bring much joy. Below is my free crochet pattern for a crochet bride gnome. Please also check out my other cork gnome patterns.
Scheepjes Sweet Treat – Sage Green
Scheepjes Sweet Treat – Amethyst
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The pattern is written using UK terminology, for a conversion chart to US terminology click this link.
Join each round with a slip stitch and chain 1 to move up to next round.
[Stitches written in brackets like these are all worked into the same stitch]
Slip stitch – ss
Foundation round: Using Cream and 2.5 mm hook, chain 18 and join with a slip stitch.
Round 1: Chain 1. 1 dc in each chain of the foundation round and join with a slip stich. (18 dc)
Round 2 -6: Chain 1. 1 dc in each stitch around. (18 dc)
Round 5: Skip 1, [7 tr] worked into the back loop only, skip 1, 2 ss. Chain 1 to turn.
Round 6: Skip 1, 9 dc, ss. Fasten off.
Foundation: Using cream and 2.5 mm hook, chain 25 and join together with a slip stitch.
Round 1: Chain 1, 1 dc in each chain around (25 dc).
Round 2: 3dc, 1 dec. Do this 5 times. (20)
Round 3 – 4: 1 dc in each stitch around (20 dc).
Round 5: 2dc, 1 dec. Do this 5 times. (15).
Round 6: 3dc, 1 dec. Do this 3 times (12).
Round 7: 6 dec (6).
Round 8 -9. 1 dc in each stitch around. (6 dc).
Round 10: 3 dec (3). Fasten off.
Foundation: Using Amethyst and 1.5 mm hook, make a magic circle with 5 dc going into the circle.
Round 1: [1dc, chain 3, 1 dc]. Repeat 5 times. Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew the flowers to the hat. Position the flower slightly to one side of the hat.
Foundation: Using Amethyst and 1.5 mm hook chain 10 plus 1 to turn.
Row 1: Dc across. Fasten off.
Row 2: Join Sage Green, dc across. Chain 1 to turn.
Row 3: DC across. Fasten off leaving a long tail.
Role the crochet and sew into shape and then onto the dress.
Congratulations, now you have made your very own crochet wedding gnome.
As with all my free patterns please feel free to make and sell the crochet items, however, please credit me as the designer where possible and do not sell the pattern itself.
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