Christmas is coming and it’s the season to stay safe!
Get your mustache on with the merriest Santa Face Mask ever that features the best Santa mustache and stay Santa-stically safe!!
The crochet Santa Face Mask will keep your kids safe while they celebrate their favorite holiday!
One important thing to note is that crochet or knit face masks are not medical grade. These masks cannot prevent, treat, reduce, or even cure any health condition, including COVID-19. They are just for the purpose of discouraging you from touching your face all the time.
For better protection, you can use these crochet masks over the medical-grade mask so that it looks cute and fancy!
The crochet Santa Face Mask is easy to make and the crochet pattern is beginner-friendly. If you have an understanding of basic crochet stitches, you’ll be able to make one in a short duration!
To make the Santa Face Mask, you need to use cotton yarn as it is more durable and washable. Cotton yarn is also gentle on the skin so there is no risk of skin irritation if your kids are wearing it directly with a filter.
Size of Finished Face Mask
The completed Santa Face Mask is perfect for 3 to 7 year old kids!
- 5.0 mm (US H / 8) for the face mask, 4.0 mm (US G / 6) for the mustache crochet hook from Clover
- Any worsted weight (medium / #4 / 8-ply) cotton yarn in red and white color. We have used Lily Sugar n Cream Red and Lily Sugan n Cream White.
- Tapestry needle to weave in the ends
10 sts = 2.75″ (or 7.0 cm) in single crochet
- The pattern is written in US terms.
- It is preferable to use a cotton yarn as it will be soft on your skin and of course, it’s eco-friendly!
|hdc||half double crochet|
|sl st||slip stitch|
|st (s)||stitch (es)|
You can check out the standard crochet abbreviations on our blog.
Pattern – Mask
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each st until end of row, turn. (24 sc)
Row 2: ch 1, sl st in next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 12 sts, sc in next 3 sts, sl st in next 3 sts, turn. (12 hdc, 6 sc, 6 sl st)
Row 3 – 7: rep Row 2.
Row 8: ch 1, sl st in next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 5 sts, hdc2tog in next st, hdc in next 5 sts, sc in next 3 sts, sl st in next 3 sts. (11 hdc, 6 sc, 6 sl st)
Border Row 1: ch 25, sl st in the corner of the other edge of the mask; this makes the 1st ear loop, sc in each st across the edge of mask, ch 25, sl st in the corner of the other edge of the mask; this makes the 2nd ear loop, sc in each st across the other edge of the mask.
Border Row 2: sl st in each st of the prev row. (including the ear loops)
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
Pattern – Mustache
Row 1: ch 19, sk 1st st, sl st in next 2 sts, sc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts, dc in next st, sl st in next 2 sts, dc in next st, tr in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, sl st in next 2 sts.
Now we will work on the lower edge of the mustache so hold it rotated so as to work in the foundation ch.
Row 2: ch 5, working back on this ch 5, sk next st, sc in back loop of next 3 ch, sk next ch, sc in 1st st on the lower edge of the mustache, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, 2dc in next 2 sts, sk next st, sl st on top of the sl st from prev row, sl st again on top of the next sl st from prev row, sk next st, 2 dc in next 2 sts, sk next st, sc in next st, ch 5, working back on this ch 5, sk next st, sc in back loop of next 3 sts, sl st in the lower edge st of the mustache.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
After making the mask and the mustache, it’s time to attach them together. Just sew on the mustache on the mask towards the top of the mask. Alternatively, you can use fabric glue to attach it but it is not recommended.
This Santa Face Mask can also be modified to fit an adult so that it can match with the Santa costume! Even Santa needs to be safe and healthy!
You can also make them as stocking stuffers for your kids. They are simply gonna love these cute face mask covers!
We love seeing your finished projects! Share your completed crochet Santa Face Mask that you make using this free pattern on Instagram, and be sure to tag us @aabharcreations or #aabharcreations. Or if you’re on Facebook, then visit our page AabharCreations and share a pic. We would absolutely love to see your work!
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