19 Free Amigurumi Crochet Patterns
Amigurumi crochet patterns are super cute and fun to work up. Find some of our favorites here.
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Free amigurumi crochet patterns are the newest craze. If you're not sure what this is, then be sure you read on. These adorable patterns are so fun to make you'll want to continue making more and more of them.
Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures.
The word is derived from a combination of the Japanese words ami, meaning crocheted or knitted, and nuigurumi, meaning stuffed doll.
Here you will find 20 Free Amigurumi Crochet Patterns you will love to make for yourself and others. Most free amigurumi crochet patterns you'll see are animals, but can also include artistic renderings, and inanimate objects endowed with anthropomorphic features.
I've seen some really neat patterns such as food, ice cream cones, cupcakes, and other cute items.
Amigurumi patterns can be crocheted out of yarn. The simplest designs are worked in spirals. You'll also love seeing the too-cute takes on pop culture icons!
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Editor Favorite Amigurumi Crochet Patterns
The next time you're in between projects, consider crocheting your own zoo! These crochet amigurumi patterns are almost too cute for words and include an elephant, an owl family, and even a tiny crochet pug pattern. Keep these crochet patterns in mind the next time you need to make a gift at the last minute, too. These crochet patterns are perfect for kids of all ages.
- Pudgy Little Bird
Birds may fly south during the winter, but not this little guy. This cute pudgy bird will keep you company all year long.
- Pug Puppy Pals
Meet your new friend, this free crochet pug and tiny pup pals. How cute is this trio of pug amigurumi designs?
- Banjo the Woodland Owl
Whoooo do you know who loves owls? This adorable crochet pattern would be a great gift idea for any new graduate.
- Lorelei the Lady Bug
Add this lady to your great collection of amigurumi patterns. Again, makes a great little amigurumi friend for a child.
- Love Bug
These love bugs are adorable for all ages. They make for great gifts on Valentine's Day or any day of the year.
- Mr. Frog Crochet Pattern
Let this little crochet Amigurumi frog leap into your pocket! It's impossible to resist his cheerful smile.
- Gracie the Tiny Elephant
Girls of all ages are sure to fall in love with Gracie the Tiny Elephant. Her smile is simply contagious!
- Zachery Zebra
Why visit the zoo when you have Zachary Zebra at home? Make one for your kids and they'll have a best friend for life.
- Owl Family
This cute little family of owls is too cute! It's an intermediate crochet pattern to complete. You'd be wise to make them.
Unique Free Amigurumi Patterns
There's more to crochet amigurumi patterns than adorable animals! You can create a crochet item that looks like a cup of hot cocoa, a flower bug, and so many other cute items. Expand your crochet horizons by taking a look at these patterns.
- Amigurumi Acorn
These are perfect for the fall season to decorate your home with. The kids will love them. The faces on these acorns are priceless.
- Hot Chocolate Amigurumi
This free amigurumi pattern even comes with whipped cream on top. It can't get any sweeter than that.
- Snowflake Cookie
Adorable and almost good enough to eat, these cute cookies will be an eye-catching decoration on your coffee table or kitchen.
- Amigurumi Flower Bug
This is a great stash-buster yarn project because you need just a small amount of light green, dark green and gold.
- Huggable Crochet Christmas Tree
It's never too early to start thinking about the upcoming holiday season! This crochet Christmas tree will be a whimsical addition.
If you are planning on making one of these adorable crochet projects, make sure you use the right supplies! Using the wrong yarn for an amigurumi can ruin a project. Generally, we recommend using worsted weight yarn. Find out why in our yarn guide, Best Yarn for Amigurumi
Pop Culture Crochet Amigurumi Patterns
Show off your fandom and your crochet skills when you create pop culture crochet amigurumi! These creations look just like some of your favorite characters from Star Wars, Sesame Street, and even Pokemon, and would make great gifts for anyone in your family who is a fan. Wouldn't these crochet amigurumi look cute on your desk at work, too?
- Cookie Critters
Crunch, crunch, crunch! This adorable crochet pattern looks just like a certain adorable character from Sesame Street.
- Princess Leia-Inspired Amigurumi
Inspired by Star Wars, this adorable crochet pattern is a must-have for anyone who's a fan of the iconic film series.
- I Ain't Fraid-a No Ghost
A cute quick gift to make for a fan of Ghostbusters, this crochet pattern can also be affixed to a favorite bag or jacket.
- Free Crochet Groot Pattern
Inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy, this crochet pattern can be displayed with pride on your bookcase or office desk at work.
- Playful Pikachu-Inspired Amigurumi
If you love playing Pokemon, then this Pikachu-inspired crochet pattern needs to be at the top of your crochet list!
- Crochet Minion Amigurumi Pattern
With this adorable minion amigurumi, you'll be able to hook up your very own tribe of banana-loving little dudes.
Don't stop after making the crochet amigurumi listed above! You can add whimsy and fun to your holiday decorations all year-round when you take a look at this free collection page. With this page, you're sure to find something you'll love. Grab your crochet hook and get started with these 40 Holiday Amigurumi Patterns: Christmas, Halloween, and More!
Which is your favorite amigurumi pattern?
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