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Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Pattern

Show off your whimsical crafty side with this leprechaun gnome crochet pattern.

St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Patterns
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“Giddy is the life of a jolly wood gnome.” - Unknown

If you visit my website and blog often, you know I love gnomes. While I was looking at patterns, I came across this awesome leprechaun gnome crochet pattern. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to make it for a friend.

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What is a Garden Gnome?

Garden gnomes are small, decorative figurines often found in gardens and outdoor spaces. They are typically made of ceramic or plastic and are known for their whimsical and somewhat tacky appearance. These figurines typically have a beard, rosy-cheeks, and a pointy hat. Garden gnomes are typically men, but there are women gnomes too.

The history of garden gnomes can be traced back to 19th-century Germany. They were initially introduced as decorative elements for gardens. These figurines were inspired by folklore and mythology. It was believed that they could bring good luck and protect the garden from pests or evil spirits. Gnomes were often thought to be guardians of treasure, and this belief contributed to their popularity.

Over time, garden gnomes have become popular pieces of garden décor, and some people collect them as a hobby. Garden gnomes come in various sizes, shapes, and styles. Some garden gnome enthusiasts even create fun, elaborate scenes.

In popular culture, garden gnomes have been featured in literature, films, and various forms of art. They are sometimes used for humor, as in the animated film "Gnomeo & Juliet," which offers a playful take on the lives of garden gnomes.

St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Patterns

While some people adore garden gnomes for their whimsy and charm, others consider them gaudy or tacky. Regardless of personal opinions, garden gnomes have left a lasting mark on the world of gardening and outdoor décor.

In recent years, garden gnomes have found a surprising new role as popular indoor decorations. Many people have welcomed these charming figurines into their homes, adding a touch of whimsy to their interior spaces. Garden gnomes are now used to adorn bookshelves, mantels, and even kitchen tables. Their quirky and endearing presence brings a sense of fun and lightheartedness to indoor spaces.

Leprechaun Gnome Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Are you searching for a delightful and playful project to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Look no further than this charming Leprechaun crochet pattern! This amigurumi pattern is fantastic for creating your very own magical plushie.

St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Patterns

Find the Gnome Crochet Pattern by Mufficorn on ETSY HERE.

Garden Gnome Crochet Patterns

Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Pattern Details

I was totally surprised at how easy this gnome was to make. The hardest part was making the buckle. I always have trouble working into a chain for some odd reason. After messing the first one up, I succeeded on the second. 


To complete the gnome crochet pattern, you only need to know basic crochet stitches and be familiar with amigurumi techniques. The pattern is written using US crochet terms. The pattern is classified as intermediate.


This adorable garden gnome crochets fairly quickly. Completed mine measures approx. 5.5" tall.

St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Patterns

Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Pattern

Like many amigurumi crochet patterns, this garden gnome pattern begins with a magic circle. If you've never made a magic circle before, don't worry, they're quite easy to learn with a little practice.


The pattern starts at the top of the hat and works down to the bottom of the body. The nose, arms, buckle, and beard are all worked separately and sewn on.


Once you have completed the Leprechaun gnome crochet pattern you can create as many little mugs of beer or root beer as you like.

So, are you ready to give this cute little St. Patrick's Day crochet pattern a try? What are you waiting for? You can find the pattern HERE.

Find the Sunflower Garden Gnome Crochet Pattern by Mufficorn on Etsy HERE

Garden Gnome Crochet Patterns

St. Patricks Day Leprechaun Gnome Crochet Patterns

Learn How to Crochet with a Crochet Kit for Beginners

If you are new to crochet and amigurumi, and want to learn how, I recommend The Woobles kits. I learned with their Penguin Crochet Kit. I looked at it for so long. Each time I tried to talk myself out of it. I can’t do it. There’s no way I will learn how to crochet from a kit. Blah Blah Blah. If you are negative, like me, you understand.

Do not wait. I seriously was able to sit down and learn how to crochet using this amazing kit. It teaches you everything from holding the yard, how to hold a crochet hook, and reading crochet patterns. Included with the kit is a link to the most helpful how-to crochet videos I have ever seen.

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More Leprechaun Crochet Patterns

Are you looking for more leprechaun crochet patterns? You can find them HERE.



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