12 Crochet Amigurumi Animal Patterns

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If you love to crochet, I’m sharing some fun crochet animal patterns for you to try. You’ll find a crochet cat, owl, fox, and more. I’ve even included Reese the Alpaca, a cute Animal Crossing character.

If you’re new to crochet, I think that amigurumi projects are great beginner projects. If you’ve never heard of amigurumi, essentially, amigurumi are crocheted small projects such as dolls, or animals.

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  1. The Best Crochet Hook: These BeCraftee crochet hooks are ergonomic and so comfortable to use.
  2. The Best Stitch Markers: I use these colorful stitch markers to mark my stitches. They are so helpful!
  3. The Best Row Counter: This is my favorite tally counter. I never lose track of the row I’m on when using this.

1. The Little Pig

Crochet a cute little pig by following this free pattern. This pic would make a great gift for a friend or loved one. It also makes a great stash buster if you want to use up some leftover yarn. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

crochet pig

2. Reversible Octopus 2 in 1

This 2 in 1 octopus is super cute and would be so fun to make. Create one or more of these using your favorite colors. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

crochet octopus

3. Sleeping Fox

You’re going to love displaying this little critter on your bookshelf, desk, etc. This is a simple project that works up pretty quickly. Pictures are included to help with assembly. Get the pattern from Nerdy Knitter Design.

crochet sleeping fox

4. Honey the Hedgehog

This Honey the Hedgehog amigurumi is the cutest little thing. The pattern includes a YouTube video to help you with the quills if you need a visual tutorial. Get the pattern from Mocha Stitch.

crochet hedgehog

5. Sloth Amigurumi

Decorate your holiday Christmas tree with this sloth amigurumi. This sloth makes a cool handmade ornament. You can also change up its gear to make it a year-round sloth. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

crochet sloth

6. Alda the Owl 

Years ago I made my own crochet owl, and I have it on display in my office to this day. People love owls and you’re going to love your amigurumi crochet owl. Get the pattern from EmSaCrochet.

crochet owl

7. Carl the Chameleon

This chameleon is so cute I had to include it. Not many people know this about me, but I’ve always wanted to own a chameleon. Until I get my own, this crochet pattern will have to do. Get the pattern from Yarn Waves Shop.

crochet Chameleon

8. 11 Zoo Animals 

If you have a hard time choosing between patterns, you’ll love this pattern that includes instructions for making 11 zoo animals. There is an elephant, bear, pig, and more. Get the pattern from Crochet Pattern Goods.

crochet zoo animals

9. Kitty Amigurumi

If you want something that cute and simple, this kitten amigurumi is the way to go. This would make a great gift for the cat lover in your life. Get the pattern from Little Hand Crochet.

crochet cat

10. Lucy the Fox

This fox has a bit more detail compared to the sleeping fox I shared earlier. It’s still a pretty beginner-friendly pattern though and would make a great gift. Get the pattern from Yarn Waves Shop.

crochet fox amigurumi

11. Animal Crossing: Reese the Alpaca

Reese the Alpaca is a fan-favorite in Animal Crossing, but not many people know they can make her too. If you’re a fan of Animal Crossing, I know you’ll love this Reese the Alpaca amigurumi. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

crochet animal crossing pattern

12. Summer Breeze Amis: Octopus

This octopus is a part of a summer breeze amigurumi series by  Amination. You can download this pattern, and the other patterns from the series for free, which is pretty exciting. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

small crochet octopus

If you’re looking for a new crochet project to try, give one of these fun animal patterns a try. They’re all relatively easy to make and will keep you entertained for hours. I hope you enjoy them.

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