8 Awesome Free Crochet Toy Patterns
I love making crocheted toys – there’s something so satisfying about being able to make a cute character in just a few hours. These eight critters would make lovely presents for kids or cute little gifts for friends. The patterns are all free to download from our brand new website!
This majestic critter is made up in separate pieces that are worked in a spiral round, so it’s easy for beginners to pick up and satisfyingly speedy to make once you’ve got the swing of the basic stitches.
The Japanese art of amigurumi is adorable, and one you absolutely must try. Irene Strange’s little dolphin is just the thing to kickstart your amigurumi affair.
Crocheted in one spiral, this is a quick toy-making project for those who love mini makes. Hang him as a winter tree charm or use him as a tiny little shelf dec – either way he’s sure to be loved!
Mainly worked in four row colour stripes, you can mix and match your chosen colours to personalise this cheeky croc pencil case.
Dennis the dog and Casey the cat involve only two basic stitches. They would be the perfect pattern for a youngster learning to crochet.
Start off Christopher owl with a row of multicoloured granny squares, then add the body and triangular ears to top everything off.
Elma and Elvis the elephants feature a pretty circular granny design on the back, fun stripy ears and adorable mini tusks. There are just four easy stitches to master, meaning you can create a pair in no time at all.
Made in a beautiful blend of blues and greens, Walter the bear is amazingly simple to make – just two stitches are involved!
Elaine Bennett is the editor of the UK-based magazine LGC Knitting & Crochet and new crochet pattern website topcrochetpatterns.com. When she’s not writing about knitting and crochet for work, she can be found at home with her needles, hook and a vast yarn stash that threatens to take over her home.
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