Amigurumi has been a big trend in the crochet world for quite some time now, providing a welcome change of pace for those who are sick of making blankets, hats, and gloves. This roundup of free amigurumi patterns features a variety of cute and cuddly toys for both the young and the young at heart.
1. Bear Amigurumi Pattern
You can never have enough teddy bears! This cute amigurumi pattern is also the perfect project for when you want to practice your color changes. Let’s Knit has the details.
2. Bunny Amigurumi Pattern
This adorable bunny would be wonderful placed inside a child’s Easter basket. Download the free pattern at Engsidrun.
3. Cats Amigurumi Pattern
This cat pattern comes in two versions: a kitty with a striped blouse or a kitty with a ruffled skirt. Get the details at Lillellis.
4. Doll Amigurumi Pattern
Customize this amigurumi doll to match the recipient’s hair and eye color. Ravelry has the free pattern.
5. Dragon Amigurumi Pattern
This fire-breathing cutie is impossible to resist. Learn how to make him at All About Ami.
6. Fish Amigurumi Pattern
This chubby fish is a whimsical addition to your collection of amigurumi animals. Ravelry has the free pattern.
7. Frog Amigurumi Pattern
This soft, baby-safe frog uses only the single crochet stitch for its construction, which makes it a good choice for a beginner level project. You can find the complete pattern over at Lilleliis.
8. Giraffe Amigurumi Pattern
It’s impossible not to smile when you look at all the colorful stripes in this cuddly giraffe. Visit I Love Buttons for the free pattern.
9. Lion Amigurumi Pattern
This amigurumi lion is equal parts fierce and cuddly! Learn how to make him at Hello Stitches.
10. Mermaid Amigurumi Pattern
What little girl wouldn’t be thrilled to receive this adorable mermaid as a gift? You can find the pattern at Black Hat Llama.
11. Minions Amigurumi Pattern
Minion mania shows no signs of slowing down, so you better get starting making this trio of crochet minions right away! Head over to the The Whoot for your pattern.
12. Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
This amigurumi pattern has an “easy” rating, which makes it perfect for beginners. There’s also a gallery of monkeys readers have made using the pattern, in case you’re in need of creative inspiration. Visit Heart & Sew for the details.
13. Mouse Amigurumi Pattern
Your cat will love these adorable amigurumi mice. Learn how to make them at El Gallo Bermejo. (Scroll to the bottom for the English pattern).
14. Octopus Amigurumi Pattern
Octavia the octopus is a free baby toy pattern from Yarnspirations. The toy is approximately 7″ tall when finished.
15. Owls Amigurumi Pattern
These rainbow nesting owls make a colorful display in your home. MojiMoji Design has the free pattern in four different languages.
16. Pig Amigurumi Pattern
It can sometimes be hard to find amigurumi free patterns that work for little boys, but this pig is sure to become a special friend for the farm animal loving little man in your life. Download the pattern at Fukurou Crafts.
17. Reindeer Amigurumi Pattern
Celebrate the Christmas season by proudly displaying this amigurumi reindeer. The free pattern can be found at Tales of Twisted Fibers.
18. Seal Amigurumi Pattern
A cute amigurumi seal is the perfect project to work on during the cold winter months. Get the full instructions at Little Muggles.
19. T-Rex Amigurumi Pattern
This amigurumi T-Rex is another example of a pattern that little boys are sure to love. However, it’s written with UK abbreviations, so US readers will have to remember to translate double crochet into single crochet. Ravelry has the details.
20. Unicorn Amigurumi Pattern
Last but not lest, check out the adorable amigurumi unicorn on One Dog Woof. The design is inspired by the “It’s So Fluffy” unicorn from Despicable Me, but has a unique personality all his own.