26 Free Amigurumi Crochet Patterns
By: Melissa Conner, Editor of FaveCrafts.com
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Amigurumi…hard to say, easy to do!
Crochet amigurumi is the Japanese technique of crochet that literally combines the word “ami”, meaning to crochet or knit, with the word “nuigurumi”, meaning stuffed animal or doll. With these 24 free amigurumi crochet patterns, you’ll find yourself falling in love with this new craze in no time!
The more popular amigurumi patterns are animals, so we’ve included lots of free amigurumi crochet patterns that are animal themed. Crabby the Crab would turn any frown upside down and the Year of the Tiger Crochet Pattern would be a great gift for babies born in 2010!
Naturally babies and young children love stuffed animals, so free amigurumi crochet patterns are great when it comes to making gifts for little ones! New baby boys are sure to love the Blue Bunny pattern, and little girls can cuddle up with this soft pink Teddy Bear Crochet Pattern. But when it comes down to it, amigurumi crochet toys are perfect for kids of all ages!
And it’s never too early to be thinking about Christmas, so we were sure to include lots of free amigurumi crochet patterns for the holidays! Projects like the Amigurumi Snowman & Friend and the Crochet Scrooge would make great gifts for anyone on your list…and Mr. and Mrs. Christmas Mouse would be just the thing to make for a couple celebrating their first Christmas together.
So you've seen how cute amigurumi projects can be and I bet you're wondering how to crochet amigurumi...well, if you can crochet in rounds, you can make any of these free amigurumi crochet patterns…and don’t be surprised if you soon get “hooked on amigurumi”!
26 Free Amigurumi Crochet Patterns Table of Contents
Literally translating into "crocheted stuffed animal" amigurumi is taking the crochet world by storm. These free amigurumi crochet patterns pay tribute to the animal kingdom and include a wide range of furry, slimy, and fuzzy friends!
Crabby the Crab: This crab is anything but crabby! If you need a smile or something to brighten up a room, let Crabby the Crab do the work.
Cute Bee Crochet Pattern: This cute bee crochet pattern is sweeter than honey! With a small amount of yellow and black yarn, this little smiling bee can be yours!
Freddy the Froggy: It may not be easy being green, but it sure is easy to make your very own Freddy the Froggy! Give him to your Prince Charming or keep him for yourself!
Great Whale Amigurumi: With a smile as big as himself, this whale amigurumi project is great for anyone who loves the ocean.
Year of the Tiger Crochet Pattern: If you know a baby who was born in 2010, this Year of the Tiger crochet pattern would make a great gift. He's cuddly and cute, but fierce enough to keep away the bad dreams!
Pomp Poodle in Pink: This fashionable and fabulous Pomp Poodle in Pink is a great gift for your girlfriends! Know a dog lover with allergies? This little lady is guarenteed not to shed!
Pink Pig: This cute little piggie will huff and puff his way into your heart!
Antonio the Frog: This adorable froggie is great for little boys and girls. The best thing about it is that you don't have to clean up after this little guy!
Blue Crochet Kitty: Meow! This cute kitty is waiting for a home. Crochet this adorable cat with Diane's free crochet pattern.
- NEW! Crochtopus: This little guy makes a great gift for a child or octopus enthusiast. Use these free amigurumi patterns to make your own.
Suffed animals make great baby gifts...even better when they're hand made! With these free amigurumi crochet patterns for baby, you're sure to find something to suit the new little girl or boy in your life.
Blue Bunny: A cute and cuddly gift for a new baby boy, this Blue Bunny is easy to make and fun to give.
Buddy the Bear: Buddy the Bear is just the toy to welcome a new baby into the world. Give him as a baby shower gift or a 1st birthday gift.
Bunny Toy: This bunny toy would be perfect as an Easter gift for your little one. Stick him in the Easter basket for a fun and cuddly surprise!
Teddy Bear Crochet Pattern: This Teddy Bear Crochet Pattern is pretty in pink, but you could easily make it in whatever color you'd like.
Rainbow Teddy Bear: If you can't decide on a color, try this Rainbow Teddy Bear! He would be a great gift for a couple who is waiting to learn the sex of their baby.
Soft Plush Monkey: This soft plush monkey is just begging to be cuddled! This would be a great gift for any child!
Crochet Owl Toy: Know a little one who's graduating kindergarden or maybe starting school for the first time? This Crochet amigurumi owl toy would make a wonderful good luck gift!
Chick Amigurumi Pattern: This sweet little chick is great for a new baby. Made with soft yarn, this easy amigurumi pattern works up quickly.
Cute Crochet Doll: Any easy crochet pattern like this one is great for any young girl. Bright shades of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton are used for this cute pattern.
- NEW! Caped Crusader Doll: It's no secret who the best super hero is...with a slew of awesome gadgets, cars, and costumes, Batman is a hero among heroes...and you can pay tribute to this awesome nocturnal crime fighter with this Caped Crusader Doll.
There's nothing like a snowstorm to get you in the creative spirit! The next time you're snowed in for a while, try one of these free amigurumi crochet patterns for Christmas. You could make them as stocking stuffers or create your very own holiday home decor.
Snowman Family Crochet Pattern: With this snowman family crochet pattern you can make a whole slew of snowmen while sitting by the fireplace in your slippers! These would make great family gifts or decorations for your mantel.
Christmas Santa Bear: This Christmas Santa Bear is a great stocking stuffer idea! Fill his little toy sack with candy or other little goodies!
Amigurumi Snowman & Friend: This snowman & friend would look cute on your windowsill this holiday season. Plus you can leave it out for as long as there's snow on the ground!
Crochet Scrooge: Bah hum-bug! No one wants a grump on Christmas...so make this Crochet Scrooge to cheer up any gloomy family members or friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Christmas Mouse: A newly married couple will love these Mr. and Mrs. Christmas Mouse amigurumi crafts! For once they will be overjoyed to have a mouse in their house!
- Crochet Ornaments: Decorate your tree with these colorful crocheted ornaments. These easy crochet projects are also great to use as gift embellishments for your holiday packages.
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