Basic Amigurumi – Smilie Face Ball with Help Video

Smilie Face Crochet Ball




This is a FREE pattern for a basic or beginner amigurumi project – smiley face balls.

There is also a YouTube help video showing how to make these balls from start to finish:

Materials List

Approx. 100 yards of worsted weight yarn

Size F (3.75mm) crochet hook

Scissors, yarn needle, stitch markers (e.g. paper clip)

Polyester fiberfill stuffing (found at most craft stores near the pillow inserts)

Optional hot glue gun

An assortment of eyes:  either safety eyes, sew-on eyes, buttons, glue-on eyes

1 skein of black embroidery floss for sewing on features

Optional pieces of felt for embellishments

Finished Size

Finished smiley ball is approx. 4 inches in diameter.


Gauge is not important.

The Pattern

After downloading the PDF, if you need further assistance, please check out the YouTube video here:



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