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Snowman Apron Crochet Pattern

Posted by  ·  November 23, 2014  ·  Last Updated: May 29, 2016

This snowman apron crochet pattern is a free pattern you are going to want to make for every little one in your life! They will love baking all winter long in it! It makes a perfect handmade gift. If you like free crochet patterns (as much as me) check out this snowy day infinity scarf for kids or this darling crochet baby blanket!


Hi! This is Alessandra from Just Be Happy! I have two little ones (5 and 3 years old), they love the holidays, the decorated house, the hot cocoas, the Christmas music playing in the background, but certainly, one of their favorites traditions is baking and decorating cookies with me. With that in mind, I decided to incorporate my love of crochet to our Christmas tradition by making this adorable snowman apron!

Snowman Apron Crochet Pattern

Difficulty level: easy
Gauge: 7 dc and 4 rows = 2 inch square
Size: 3-7 years old.

snowman apron crochet pattern

How to make a Snowman Apron Crochet Pattern

Supply list:
– One skein white worsted weight yarn (140 yards)
– Small amount orange worsted weight yarn for nose
– 40 yards red and green worsted weight yarn
– Two 1″ black buttons
– yarn needle
– needle, thread and scissors

Abbreviations {US Crochet Terms}:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
sc2tog = make 2 single crochets together {decrease}

– You will start the apron by crocheting the tie below the snowman’s head.
– The first dc of each row is a ch 3.crochet-snowman-apron

snowman apron crochet pattern

Starting with red yarn, ch 203. Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each stitch across. Fasten off. (200 dc)
Join green yarn, dc in each dc. Fasten off. (200 dc)
Face Row 1: Skip 90 dc, join white yarn on the red side of the tie, dc 20, ch 3, turn. (20 dc)
Face Rows 2-6: dc in each dc. Fasten off. (20 dc)
Finishing the top part  {face}: Join white yarn where you started row 1 of the face, sc up to the corner, *ch 71, sl st in the 2nd ch from hook, sl st in the remaining chains (70 sl st)* [first neck tie made], sc in each dc and when you get to the next corner, repeat from * to * [second neck tie made], sc down to finished the last side of the snowman’s face. Fasten off.
Body Row 1: skip 88 dc, join white yarn on the green side of the tie, dc 24. Ch 3, turn. (24 dc)
Body Row 2: dc across. Ch 3, turn. (24 dc)
Body Row 3: 2 dc in the first st, dc across, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (26 dc)
Body Row 4: dc across. Ch 3, turn. (26 dc)
Body Rows 5-6: repeat row 4. (26 dc)
Body Row 7: repeat row 3. (28 dc)
Body Rows 8-10: repeat row 4. (28 dc)
Body Row 11: repeat row 3. (30 dc)
Body Rows 12-13: repeat row 4. (30 dc)
Body Row 14: repeat row 3. ( 32 dc)
Body Row 15: repeat row 4. (32 dc)
Body Row 16: repeat row 3. (34 dc)
Body Rows 17-18: repeat row 4. (34 dc)
Finishing the bottom part {snowman’s body}: sc around the white crocheted areas. Fasten off. Weave in all loose ends.

Row 1: Ch 5, sc in 2nd st from hook, sc in the next 3 std. Ch 1. (4 sc)
Row 2: sc in each sc. Ch 1. (4 sc)
Row 3: sc 1, sc2tog, sc 1. Ch 1. (2 sc)
Row 4: sc2tog. Ch 1, sc around the whole nose. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew nose to apron. Sew nose using yarn needle.

With needle and thread, sew the black buttons for the eyes.

snowman crochet apron pattern

If you would like to download the free PDF file for the Snowman Apron, please visit my Ravelry Shop to snag your copy!


 Alessandra Hayden is the creative mind behind Just Be Happy Patterns. She is a mom of two active kids, Lucas (5) and Sophia (3) that are also her big inspiration. Graduated with a degree in social communications, Alessandra worked as a TV producer in Brazil before marriage and kids. She lives in the beautiful town of Gig Harbor, WA. Alessandra learned to crochet from her grandmother at age 8 with a tiny crochet hook and slippery silk thread. She is a coffee lover, a milk chocolate fan and a crochet addict. You can find her patterns at justbehappycrochet.com and stay in touch on Instagram and Facebook, too.




  1. Sue
    Saturday, November 29th, 2014
    I can not find the size of crochet hook to use.
  2. Cindy Ashworth
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
    What size crochet needle was used?
  3. Cassandra Dodge
    Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
    Alessandra, thank you for another great pattern that has my grandchild just squealing with happiness! This pattern worked up super fast, less than an evening, and was very easy to make. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season, Cass <3