11 Free Amigurumi Patterns
Amigurumi is a Japanese word that translates as dolls that are either knit or crochet. Crocheted amigurumi have something to offer everyone, from a baby’s fascination with textured stuffed animals to an adult’s love of whimsical crocheted creatures.
In 8 Free Crochet Amigurumi Patterns: Amigurumi Crochet with Crochet Me, you will find the perfect pattern for any age. And once you finish your first amigurumi, you will be hooked.
Doug & Gordo Dolls by Kim Werker are true Canadians and love curling, hockey, “poutine”, and grits. These quick and cuddly dolls are created in single crochet worked with a chunky yarn. Work this pair for a small child in your life or set them on a shelf in your craft room for a touch of humor.
The Dread Pirate Sam by Amy J. Shimel appeals to the pirate lover in every little boy, and many adults as well. This pattern includes several pieces, from Sam’s boots to his vest and hair, ensuring your crochet never becomes boring, and it might even lead to a bout of talking like a pirate.
Funky Stuffed Toys by Judith L. Swartz includes easy patterns for a simple cat and dog. These striped amigurumi are perfect stash-busting projects and are perfect for beginning crocheters.
Sir Stephen, the Bunny by Donna Childs was inspired by antique toys. Working up quickly in double crochet and a soft organic cotton, Sir Stephen makes a great baby-shower gift.
Bring a touch of enchantment into a child’s life with Frog Charming by Toni Rexroat. I was inspired by the story of the frog prince who fetched the princess’s favorite ball after it was lost down a well. This fun crocheted toy is perfect for a little boy or girl, a great project for any crocheter who loves amigurumi.
Ewenice McFleece by Christine Vitron is a wonderful combination of single crochet, double crochet, and double crochet thrumming. The easy thrummed body creates a wonderfully fluffy body. You can crochet an entire herd in a variety of shades.
Crochet a Lamb by Meg Grossman is based on a nineteenth-century Weldon’s Practical Needlework pattern. This vintage lamb is created by encasing an armature of cotton batting wrapped with yarn with a crocheted fleece.
Hugo the Not So Hungry Hippo by Stacey Trock is the perfect pet for boys and girls of all ages. He loves snuggling and is always ready for an adventure. Worked entirely in single crochet, Hugo is also a great pattern for beginning crocheters.
Amigurumi are great stash busters, fun gifts, and fabulous crochet projects. Whether this is your first or your hundredth, we hope the amigurumi included in Free Crochet Amigurumi Patterns: Amigurumi Crochet with Crochet Me bring a smile and a touch of fun to your life.