Gnomes are a popular trend now and if your mom loves them, make for her this adorable Mother’s Day gnome embellished with lilac flowers! You can use this gnome for any embellishment or as an applique, ornament, or wall hanging.
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Lilac is one of my favorite spring flowers and it blooms at the same time as we celebrate Mother’s Day.
The lilac also is my mom’s favorite, so I created a few Mother’s Day designs and incorporated crocheted lilac flowers into them. Here are my Mother’s Day lilac projects: DIY Mother’s Day card embellished with crochet lilac flowers, crochet lilac mini pillow, crochet lilac snow globe, and crochet Mother’s Day heart ornament.
Crochet Scandinavian gnomes have become very popular to crochet. As I love to design appliques from heart-shaped elements, I decided to create my own version of the gnome using a heart theme.
The heart gnome pattern has become popular, and I now have it in Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and now Mother’s Day themes. Here are my gnome designs: Christmas Heart Gnome, Valentine’s Day Heart Gnome, St. Patrick’s Day Heart Gnome, and Easter Heart Gnome.
My Mother’s Day gnome is made from the same pattern as my original Christmas gnome.
It consists of a hat, beard, body, and nose that are crocheted separately and then sewn together. The hat is embellished with crochet lilac flowers.
You may also like these Mother’s Day projects: DIY Mother’s Day cards embellished with crochet appliques and a Mother’s Day picture frame embellished with spring flowers.
If your mom likes to crochet, you may want to check out these gift ideas for crocheters.
Also, check out this wonderful Mother’s Day gift guide on Etsy for unique and handmade items!
Crochet Mother’s Day Gnome
You can PIN this crochet Mother’s Day Gnome to your Pinterest boards HERE.
Gnome is about 5-1/2”.
For the Gnome: Sugar’n Cream medium weight #4 cotton yarn
For the Nose: Aunt Lydia’s crochet cotton thread size 3
For the Lilac flowers: Aunt Lydia’s crochet cotton thread size 10
Hooks and other materials:
- Crochet hook 7/4.5 mm
- Crochet hook 1/2.75 mm
- Crochet hook 8/1.5 mm
- Yarn needle
- Sewing needle
- Matching sewing threads
- Decorative butterfly buttons or buttons of your choice. I like to buy buttons on the Etsy website, some of my favorites can be found HERE.
Find my favorite craft and crochet supplies HERE!
- To make this Gnome, you will need to crochet a hat, beard, body, and nose and then sew them together.
- Crochet lilac flowers and sew them onto the Gnome’s hat.
- Option – sew on the butterfly button.
Patterns I used:
For my Mother’s Day gnome I used the same pattern as for the Christmas gnome. Free pattern can be found on my website HERE.
The pattern for the Christmas Gnome is also available as a print-friendly PDF file. You can get it from my Etsy shop.
The lilac crochet pattern and video tutorial can be found on this website HERE.
I hope you enjoyed this fun crochet Mother’s Day Lilac Gnome!