18 Free Amigurumi Crochet Patterns
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. Amigurumi are typically animals, but can include artistic renderings or inanimate objects endowed with anthropomorphic features.
Here are 18 free amigurumi patterns that are sure to impress! Keep these creatures for yourself or give them as gifts.
1. Crochet Shark Amigurumi
Round and cute, this shark amigurumi is perfect for boys and girls alike. (Free pattern & tutorial: One Dog Woof)
2. Puppy Dog Amigurumi
This adorable, snuggly stuffed puppy is a fun crochet project that works up quickly and makes a super cute gift for any child. (Free pattern & tutorial: Leelee Knits)
3. Dumbo Octopus Amigurumi
This small sea creature is quite quick to crochet, and makes a cute decoration. (Free pattern & tutorial: Mohumohu)
4. Crochet Donuts
These little cuties are so fun and easy to make. They look good enough to eat! (Free pattern & tutorial: Hello Yellow Yarn)
5. Amigurumi Apples
Brighten up your kitchen or kid’s room, or make the perfect teacher present with this cute crochet apple. (Free pattern & tutorial: PlanetJune)
6. Crochet Unicorn
Add a bit of color to your life with a fun and cuddly unicorn. (Free pattern & tutorial: One Dog Woof)