The link to each free pattern is within each post, which may involve a free registration at some websites.

To make it easy to find a free pattern you'll enjoy following, all the patterns are ranked by difficulty level; Super-Easy, Easy, Medium & High.

Unfortunately, patterns are forever disappearing or links changing.
Please drop me a note if you have any problems :)

Tuesday 31 March 2009

Mushroom House

How cute is this little mushroom house designed by Nathalie for her daughter Madaleine.

I know my daughter Wren would love it, too.

Medium difficulty.

Monday 30 March 2009

Gorgeous Teal Owl

Love the colour combo here, plus the fact that everything bar the eyes is crocheted.

Easy to medium difficulty.

Sunday 29 March 2009

Aiko the Amigurumi Bunny

Aiko is another pattern created by Katrina at

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Edited 6 July 2010: is another domain that's vanished.
I'll keep looking, but Katrina's patterns don't seem to be available anywhere else.

Saturday 28 March 2009

Miuku the Cat

This is an extremely cute cat pattern that Wren has been begging me to do for her.

Super easy amigurumi.
{which means no excuses for me}

I love cats, so it will be super fun, too!

Friday 27 March 2009

Caroline's birds

This very different amigurumi bird pattern was designed by Marlo for her daughter Caroline, who loves birds.

Looks fairly easy, although not as simple as the ball-style birds we see a lot of.

Thursday 26 March 2009

Chicken and chick hatching from egg

The pattern for this pair of really cute chicks is from Ana Paula.
Previously, she was selling them on her etsy shop.

Easy to crochet.

{must make some of these for Easter}

Tuesday 24 March 2009

Potted Posy of Blooms

Remember those gawdawful, tired old dolls that granny used to make as toilet roll covers?

This pot of crocheted flowers will look so much nicer, and is more original, too.

Medium difficulty level.

Monday 23 March 2009

Woody the Owl

I'm a huge fan of Roxycraft. The designs there are classic amigurumi, and so cute you could just eat them up.

Easy crocheting.

Sunday 22 March 2009

Fried eggs for breaky, anyone?

This cute fried egg was designed and the pattern provided free-of charge by the egg-stremely talented etsy crochet queen, anapaulaoli.

Sorry, I couldn't resist...

Easy to crochet.

How to Crochet the Magic Circle Starter Loop

If you're wanting to try your hand at amigurumi, then this technique is a real must!

By learning this, you'll be able to make sure that the hole in your starter ring is completely closed to keep your stuffing in.

Saturday 21 March 2009

Poseable Frog

This cute, cheerful frog can be seated in a number of different poses.

Easy to medium.

Just look at that smile.

Friday 20 March 2009

Bunny Rabbit

The photo doesn't do justice to this cute rabbit amigurumi.

Easy to crochet.

Perfect with Easter coming.

Thursday 19 March 2009

Organ Grinders' Monkey

Looks like one of those monkeys that you see in old movies, dancing while a man turned the handle on his small organ.

Medium to High level of difficulty.

{free crochet pattern here} 
Link updated 22 July 2012 ~ pattern is no longer available on the original site, but I found a copy of it (without photos) in the Wayback Machine's archives.

Wednesday 18 March 2009

Baby Bee

Cute little smiling amigurumi bee, designed by Michelle Wilcox.

Easy to make.

Tuesday 17 March 2009

St Patrick's Day Amigurumi

Amigurumi to celebrate St Patrick's Day? Sure, why not?
Shamrock cookies & leprechaun hat that opens to reveal treats.

Medium difficulty.

Who'd have thought it?

Monday 16 March 2009

Beautiful Seashell Amigurumi

Are these really amigurumi? I'm not really sure, but they're so lovely that who cares?

Medium difficulty

Sunday 15 March 2009

Playing Cat and Mouse

Lovely cat and mouse amigurumi patterns from Ana Paula.

Easy to crochet.

Saturday 14 March 2009

Friday 13 March 2009

Cuddly Koala

Because I'm an Aussie, I had to look for an amigurumi koala.

Easy to medium difficulty.
{depending upon whether or not you use fuzzy wool}

Now I just wish I had someone overseas to make this for!

{free crochet koala pattern here} 
20/02/13 - updated link

Thursday 12 March 2009

Psychotic tomato

Yes, you read it right. Just what you wanted to scare the kids off salad forever...
Or maybe you're just looking for inspiration for your next horrific nightmare?

Medium difficulty.
{maximum weirdness}

Wednesday 11 March 2009

Little Ladybugs

Cute little amigurumi ladybug pattern posted on the crochetville forums by member KristieMN.

Definitely easy.

See? I really do look everywhere on the web for you!

Tuesday 10 March 2009

Kissable Pig

Let's all say a big thank-you to Katja Heinlein for sharing her gorgeous pattern with us.

Fairly easy to crochet.

There's also some other free amigurumi patterns there, including a scarecrow and a cheerful potted gerbera.

Monday 9 March 2009

Birds of a Feather

The first amigurumi pattern I ever tried following, and mine looks just as good as in the picture on Bitter Sweet.

Super easy.

This is a fab pattern for beginners.

Saturday 7 March 2009

Mice are Twice as Nice

Another lovely amigurumi pattern by crochetville member KristieMN.

Easy to crochet mouse.

{free pattern here}

Friday 6 March 2009

Loveable snail

This gorgeous, non-slimy amigurumi snail by Tamara Bower-Snow is just the thing for little boys who can't resist picking up revolting garden visitors.

Easy to crochet.

Thursday 5 March 2009

Amigurumi Dudes

An easily modified pattern from, this is only one example of the variations that their designers came up with.

Easy, but you can make it as complex as you wish.

Wednesday 4 March 2009

Fluffy Baby Penguin

This is so gorgeous, but the fluffy wool scares me silly.
Luckily for me, there's a link to some tips for crocheting with fur wool.

Medium difficulty.
{but still kinda scary}

Love the way it looks so real!

Tuesday 3 March 2009

Kiyoshi, the amigurumi 'shroom

A lovely little free mushroom pattern from Katrina at

Definitely looks like an easy one.

This is sure to be a big hit with my two kids as an addition to their fairyland collection.

Monday 2 March 2009

Circus Elephant

A beautifully detailed amigurumi freebie from Better Homes & Gardens, this elephant stands 8in high and is 10in from nose to tail.

Skill level is medium.

I think I'm going to have to put up a glass-fronted shelf to display this one, and tell the kids hands off!

Sunday 1 March 2009

Sardines Cat Toy

This cute crochet cat toy pattern is from Lion Brand Yarn, available free from their website, after a simple registration process.

Easy to crochet.

Try adding a pinch of catnip to the stuffing to really tickle your cats' fancy!
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