14+ Crochet Games Patterns
Make your own crochet games with these innovative (and free) patterns!
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If you're looking for a great way to have fun with your kids at home for the afternoon, take a Saturday to just sit around and work up one of these fun crochet puzzle balls and other games.
This collection of 14+ Crochet Games Patterns includes lots of unique designs for all types of games that are fun for everyone. All you need is a reason to have fun, and you could be on your way to making one of the most creative crochet projects around.
Amish puzzle ball patterns are all the rage lately, and it can be hard to find just the right one for you. Take a look at the ones we have here to decide what the next project you make with your kids will be.
The best part about the crochet puzzle ball patterns is that they are a little ball or animal as well as a puzzle all in one pattern. Take the pieces apart and put them back together over and over again to figure out how the puzzle works.
You can even make a cute octopus as a unique type of amigurumi! Your kids will love having such a cute toy, puzzle, and animal all at the same time. Take a look below and see for yourself!
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Crochet Puzzle Ball and Other Puzzle Patterns
Puzzle ball crochet is one of the most unique ideas ever. Making and playing with these pretty yet functional pieces is always a delight. Once you've worked up all of the puzzle patterns, then you might as well keep going with one of the other games in the next section. They are all great ways to spend time with your kids and can provide endless hours of fun when you're done working them up.
- Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball
This crochet ball pattern is a play on the Amish puzzle ball, which lets you take apart the wedges and put them back together again. These wedges give the ball a fun star-like shape that will certainly peak your little one's interests.
- Kiwi Bird Amamani Puzzle
Fly away with this Kiwi Bird Amamani Puzzle. Amamani is a combination of the words amigurumi Amish puzzle animal because it takes the original puzzle ball pattern and creates an animal around it. Super cute and fun!
- Flower Ball Puzzle Pattern
If you love mind games, you are sure to love this Flower Ball Puzzle Pattern. Not only is it a cute crochet flower pattern, but it's multiple put together in a puzzle ball! You can't get any more creative and fun than that.
- Olive the Octopus Amamani Puzzle
Hit the coral reef with this Olive the Octopus Amamani Puzzle. Amamani means amigurumi Amish puzzle animal because this crochet ball starts with the original Amish puzzle ball pattern.
- Peculiar Pumpkin Puzzle
Break out of the ordinary by working up this Peculiar Pumpkin Puzzle. This pumpkin crochet pattern is actually a puzzle ball that can come apart and be put back together. Perfect for fall, you can leave it up as a decoration when the kids aren't having fun with it.
- Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern
This Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern may look super complicated to work up, but I promise it's easier than it looks. The end product of a puzzle ball looks really nifty and intriguing, especially since it turns out to be a fun game that the whole family can play at any time!
Crochet Board Games and More Fun Ideas
Crochet board games are awesome for many reasons. Not only can you customize your own boards and pieces but many are easily travel-friendly. When you're ready to go, simply roll up the lightweight yarn board, put the pieces in a bag, and get going. It makes traveling much more fun for everyone in the family. We also have a few other unique crochet games below, including bowling and fishing designs.
- Tic Tac Toe Game Travel Bag with Magnets
From the designer: "This Tic Tac Toe Game Travel Bag with Magnets is ideal for kids and when being on the road. The magnets prevent the game pieces from being moved and getting lost while playing."
- Indoor Crochet Snowballs
Winter is the season of colds, and if your child is a little under the weather, but still wants to be outside, work up these Indoor Crochet Snowballs. Snowball fights are no good with a runny nose and cough, but these crochet snowballs will keep any kids entertained.
- Crossword Puzzle Throw
Not quite a game but definitely for gamers! Show off your love of crosswords and crochet with this Red Heart pattern. Any crossword fan would adore this Crossword Puzzle Throw. Wordsmiths can curl up under this thick, warm blanket.
- Penguin Bowling Pins
Using this amazing free crochet pattern you can make your child these Penguin Bowling Pins so she can play her own game of bowling. This is an adorable idea and she won't get hurt. Make your child's new toy the talk of the town!
- Rainbow Fish Game
The Rainbow Fish Game is a perfect pattern to make for any kid in your life. It's fun and easy to work up using various colors of worsted weight yarn. Kids will have hours of fun playing this cool game.
- Mini Roll Up Checker Board
This Mini Roll-Up Checker Board is not only educational for kids, but adults can use it too! The best part is that since the game board is crochet, it is also a travel game. This is an easy crochet pattern and a great gift.
- Crochet Tic Tac Toe Game and Tote
This free tic tac toe crochet pattern will let you hook up the perfect entertainment for your kids both this summer and once the days get colder and they can't play outside as much. The convenient board-turned-tote design keeps all the pieces together, too!
- Bunny Ring Toss Game
Entertain the whole family on Easter day with a crochet rabbit and rings. This free crochet pattern is a fun project that will get kids hopping with excitement. The Bunny Ring Toss Game will definitely liven up the holiday.
- Cute Crocheted Pac Man and Ghosts
BONUS! These Cute Crocheted Pac Man and Ghosts are a fun pattern to make for boys and girls of any age. It includes instructions not only for Pac Man, but for his four ghost enemies, as well (Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde).
For more about some of these puzzles, check out this book review of Amamani Puzzle Balls for more ideas to make playtime fun. Get a copy of the book after you read more about it here: Amamani Puzzle Balls
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