Mini Marshmallow Ornament Free Crochet Pattern

I can’t believe it’s already time for the 2021 Holiday Stashdown CAL! The Holiday Stashdown CAL is one of my favorite CALs to participate in every year. There are always so many great patterns for using up stashed yarn. If this is your first time hearing of the Holiday Stashdown CAL, you can find more information in the Introduction Post by Marie from Underground Crafter. This year we have 22 amazing patterns that are perfect for the holiday season and you don’t need to buy any new yarn! These patterns are great for using up random yarn that is in your stash. Don’t forget to also check out the end of CAL Giveaway! My pattern contribution is a little pattern that is not only super quick and easy, but also super adorable! Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for the Mini Marshmallow Ornament. I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

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Mini Marshmallow Ornament

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

BL – back loop
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

14 stitches & 18 rows = 4″ (in sc)

Finished Size:

Approximately 2″ tall

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
  • This pattern is worked in a continuous round and is only joined when instructed. A stitch marker comes in handy to help you mark the first stitch of each round but is not required.

Instructions: 

Magic Circle, ch 1.
Round 1:
Work 6 sc into the magic circle. (6 sts)
Round 2:
Work 2 sc into each st around. (12 sts)
Round 3: *1 sc into the next st, 2 sc into the next st; Repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 4: 1 sc into the BL of each st around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (18 sts)
Round 5-8: 1 sc into each st around.(18 sts)
Round 9: 1 sc into each st around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off. (18 sts)

Marshmallow Top:

Magic Circle, ch 1.
Round 1:
Work 6 sc into the magic circle. (6 sts)
Round 2:
Work 2 sc into each st around. (12 sts)
Round 3: *1 sc into the next st, 2 sc into the next st; Repeat from * around, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (18 sts)

Finish:

  • Using the yarn tail from the marshmallow top and a yarn needle, begin sewing the top to the body of the marshmallow. Sew through the back loops of the top and the body. Do not sew completely shut.
  • Begin stuffing the marshmallow with fiber fill until mostly full.
  • Position and secure the safety eyes.
  • Continue stuffing with fiber fill until the marshmallow is full.
  • Finish sewing the marshmallow top on.
  • Using embroidery floss and embroidery needle, embroider the mouth onto the marshmallow.
  • Add blush using a marker or a touch of pink eyeshadow on a cotton swab (optional.)
  • Weave in all remaining ends.
  • To attach ribbon to the top of the marshmallow: fold the ribbon in half, insert hook into the center of the top part of the marshmallow, pull the ribbon through the middle, pull the ends through and make a knot.

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