Crochet daisy gnome free pattern

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Today, I’m excited to share a fun new project: the Free Daisy Gnome Pattern. This cute gnome has a flower pot filled with crochet daisy flowers on its head. Inspired by the colorful flower pots on balconies everywhere, this pattern is perfect for adding a cheerful touch to your crochet collection.

So scroll down for the free pattern, or buy the ad-free, printable PDF HERE.

The inspiration

One morning, as I was dropping my baby off at kindergarten, I noticed a wooden crate brimming with daisy flowers by the front door. The next day, while traveling with my husband to meet some friends, I saw balconies overflowing with flower pots, showcasing a variety of blooms, from roses to daisies.

So, inspired by these sights, I decided to design a gnome with a pot full of flowers.

crochet gnome with a pot on his hat filled with daisy flowers

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The design and construction of the daisy gnome

After last year’s crochet gnome-along, I felt inspired to design my first gnome. You might not know this, but NJ has created all the 40+ gnome patterns. So, I decided it was time to join in the fun, and here it is—my very first crochet gnome pattern.

Since this is my first attempt, I wanted to create something simple that even advanced beginners can enjoy. That’s why the daisy pot gnome is crocheted in one piece without sewing the body, hat, and pot separately. Of course, the hands, nose, beard, and daisy flowers still need to be sewn on, but at least the main parts are all in one piece.

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How to Customize Your Flower Gnome

The best part of the flower gnome is that it is highly customizable. Here are some suggestions:

  • Change the colors to match your personality or home decor. As you can see from the picture for the Rose flower gnome, I used the green shades instead of the lilac shades I used for the daisy one.
  • Use different flowers. I used the easy crochet rose pattern for the rose gnome and made them in different colors.
  • Change the beard or add braids. For the braids, check the butterfly gnome pattern. The technique for making them is the same. Adjust the length accordingly. For the beard, check the free Grinch gnome pattern or Witch gnome pattern.

Quick, helpful links

If you are new to amigurumi, check these helpful links for some techniques we will use to crochet the graduation owl gnome.

For those new to amigurumi, here are some easy crochet amigurumi projects that do not require sewing skills.

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Yarn substitution and some suggestions

Here are some suggestions similar to the yarn I used for my Flowerpot gnome pattern.

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Print this pattern

Below is the free crochet turtle pattern. However, I know some of you prefer a hard copy instead of using a screen.

If so, the Premium PDF pattern is just for you!

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Crochet Owl Gnome Pattern

Difficulty: Intermediate

Finished size: 19 cm / 7.5 inch

Crochet Terms: The pattern is written in US crochet terms.

crochet gnome with a pot on his hat filled with daisy flowers

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  • sc- single crochet
  • sl st- slip stitch
  • tr- treble crochet
  • ch- chain
  • inc- increase (make 2 SC in the same stitch)
  • dec- decrease ( work 2 SC stitch together)
  • MR- magic ring
  • ()– repeat the stitches in the () indicated times
  • FO- fasten off
  • FLO- front loop only
  • BLO- back loop only

Yarn Used

Sport/ fine weight yarn- Hobbii Rainbow Cotton 8/6, 100% Cotton, 50gr/105m in colors white- 21gr, yellow- 4gr, Cream- 5gr, Light purple- 12gr, Medium purple- 13gr, dark purple- 26gr, green-10gr.


  • Poly fiberfill for stuffing
  • tapestry needle
  • hook size 2.75 mm
  • hook size 2.5 mm
  • stitch marker

Pattern notes:

The pattern is worked in continuous/ spiral rounds. Do not join your rounds
with a sl st.

Mark the first stitch with a stitch marker or piece of yarn. Move the marker after completing the round. For my amigurumi, I use the Yarn Under method.
Use safety pins to secure your pieces before sewing.
I am using the magic ring/circle to start my amigurumi.

How to crochet a magic ring / magic circle?

The magic circle, also known as the crochet magic ring or adjustable loop, is perfect for creating a neat, secure beginning for any project worked in the round. See a step-by-step photo tutorial here.
You can also watch my video tutorial on how I make a magic ring. To begin the magic ring, alternately Chain 2 and make n-number stitches in the second chain from your hook.

Starting from the hat

-with a medium purple color

Rnd 1: MR of 6 sc (6)

Rnd 2: 6 inc (12)

Rnd 3: (sc, inc) x6 (18)

Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) x6 (24)

Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) x6 (30)

Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) x6 (36)

Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) x6 (42)

Rnd 8 is worked in BLO. Only rnd 8!

Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) x6 (48)

Rnd 9: (11 sc, inc) x4 (52)

Rnd 10: 52 sc (52)

Continue on the hat’s brim.

The next round is worked in FLO.

Only the next round!

Rnd 11: 52 sc (52)

Rnd 12: (3 sc, inc) x13 (65)

Rnd 13: 65 sc (65)

Rnd 14: (4 sc, inc) x13 (78)

crochet gnome with a pot on his hat filled with daisy flowers

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Rnd 15-16: 78 sc (78) [2 rounds]

Continue on the body with a dark purple color.

Rnd 11: Go back to round 10 and insert your hook in any back loop stitch, pull a loop, sc in same, 51 sc (52)

How to crochet in front loops and back loops only photo tutorial

Rnd 12: (12 sc, inc) x4 (56)

Rnd 13: (13 sc, inc) x4 (60)

Rnd 14-24: 60 sc (60) [11 rounds]

Start stuffing your gnome and continue as you crochet along.

Rnd 25: (13 sc, dec) x4 (56)

Rnd 26: 56 sc (56)

Rnd 27: (5 sc, dec) x8 (48)

The next round is worked in BLO.

Only next round!

Rnd 28: 48 sc (48)

Rnd 29: (4 sc, dec) x8 (40)

Rnd 30: (3 sc, dec) x8 (32)

Rnd 31: (2 sc, dec) x8 (24)

Rnd 32: (1 sc, dec) x8 (16)

Rnd 33: 8 dec (8)

FO. Close the gap with a tapestry needle.

How to close a gap with a needle in crochet

Daisy Gnome’s pot

-with a light purple color

Go back to round 8 of the hat and insert your hook in any front loop stitch, pull a loop, sc in same, 41 sc (42)

Rnd 9-17: 42 sc (42) [9 rounds]

Rnd 18: (6sc, inc) x6 (48)

The next round is worked in FLO!

Only the next round!

Rnd 18: 48 sc (48)

Rnd 19: (7sc, inc) x6 (54)

Rnd 20: 54 sc (54)

FO light purple, attach dark purple.

Rnd 21: 54 sc (54)


crochet hat for a gnome
crochet flower pot for a gnome

Daisy Gnome soil/grass

-with a green color

Go back, to round 12 of the pot, insert your hook in any of the back loops, ch1, sc in same, 47 sc (48)

Rnd 13-15: 48 sc (48) [3 rounds]

Rnd 14: (6sc, dec) x6 (42)

Rnd 15: 42 sc (42)

Start stuffing the pot and continue as you crochet along.

Rnd 16: (6sc, dec) x6 (36)

Rnd 17: 36sc (36)

Rnd 18: (4sc, dec) x6 (30)

Rnd 19: (3sc, dec) x6 (24)

Rnd 20: (2sc, dec) x6 (18)

Rnd 21: (sc, dec) x6 (12)

Rnd 22: 6 dec (6)

FO. Close the gap opening with a tapestry needle.

how to crochet a grass soil for crochet flowerpot
crochet flowerpot

Owl gnome’s beard

-with a white color

Rnd 1: MR of 6 sc (6)

Rnd 2: 6 sc (6)

Rnd 3: 6 inc (12)

Rnd 4: (5 sc, inc) x2 (14)

Rnd 5: (6 sc, inc) x2 (16)

Rnd 6: (7 sc, inc) x2 (18)

Rnd 7: (8 sc, inc) x2 (20)

Rnd 8: (9 sc, inc) x2 (22)

Rnd 9: (10 sc, inc) x2 (24)

Rnd 10: (11 sc, inc) x2 (26)

Rnd 11-15: 24 sc (26) [5 rounds]

FO. Leave a longer tail for sewing.

Gnome’s nose

-with a beige color

Rnd 1: MR of 8 sc (8)

Rnd 2: 8 inc (16)

Rnd 3-6: 16 sc (16) [4 rounds]

Stuff the nose a little.

Rnd 7: 8 dec (8)

FO. Close the gap opening using a tapestry needle.

how to crochet a nose and a beard for gnome

Daisy flower ( make 9 )

With a 2.5 mm crochet hook.

-with a yellow color

Rnd 1: MR of 5 sc (5)

Rnd 2: 5 inc (10)

Rnd 3: 10 sc (10)

FO yellow and attach white color

Rnd 4: Insert your hook in any stitch of rnd 3, *(ch3, 1 tr ch3, sl st all in the same st), sl st in next st * rep 10 times. At the end you should have 10 petals.

chain 3
how to crochet a flower petal
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How to sew the daisies

You can place the daisies as you wish. I left a bit of space between them because I wanted some of the green parts of the pot to be visible. So, after you like the placement of the flower, take a long piece of green yarn and start sewing it.

First, I insert the needle through the green

part and then through the back side of the daisy and again through the green part.

I repeat these steps till the daisy is secured on top of the green part of the gnome. Then, without cutting the yarn, place the next daisy and repeat the same. Sew all the daisies using this method.

How to assembly your gnome

How to assembly your gnome

First, take the beard and sew it under the brim.

Second, take the nose and sew it onto the center of the top part of the beard.

Sew the hands on both sides, leaving 3-4 stitches between the hands and beard.

Crochet flowerpot daisy gnome free pattern

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