Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi Nutcrackers Pattern


These guys may look a little fierce, but they’re just three inches tall and 60% hat. Knit them for everyone on your nutty and nice lists!

Techniques include knitting in the round on double-pointed needles, yarn-overs, and I-cord.

Includes instructions for a (normal-sized) walnut!

The pattern comes as a PDF that will download directly to your computer.

Additional information


Knitting in the round on double-pointed needles, yarn-over, I-cord

Recommended Yarn

Fingering-weight yarn, such as Knit Picks Palette, in small amounts of various colors (Scraps from other projects work great!)

Recommended Needles

Set of size 1 US (2.25mm) double-pointed needles

Finished Size

A finished nutcracker is about 3" (7.5cm) tall; the walnut is about 1.5" (4cm) inches wide