14 Crochet Animal Patterns That Are Fun to Make

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Get your crochet on with one of these cute crochet animal patterns. If you’re new to crochet, you’re in luck because these fourteen patterns are a great place to start.

Some patterns are great for absolute beginners, while others are perfect for the adventurous beginner that’s up for a challenge. Who doesn’t love a stuffed toy? Choose your favorite crochet amigurumi pattern and get ready to make one for yourself and a friend.

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1. Mini Koala Amigurumi

Mini Koala Amigurumi

If you’re a fan of the koala, you’ll love this mini koala amigurumi. Because it’s so tiny, this is a relatively quick project that makes a great last minute gift. Get the pattern from Jonas Matthies on Ravelry.

2. Baby Sloth

Baby Sloth

This baby sloth is the cutest little thing. Make multiple sloths using different colors of yarn. Get the free pattern from The Twisted Crocheter on Ravelry.

3. Amigurumi Bear and Bunny

Amigurumi Bear and Bunny

With this free crochet animal pattern you can create any animal you want by changing the nose and ears. Because the head, body, and legs are crocheted as one piece, there’s minimal sewing involved. Get the pattern from Amigurumi Today on Ravelry.

4. No Sew Amigurumi Dinosaur

No Sew Amigurumi Dinosaur

If you’re looking for an easy no sew project, you’ll enjoy making these amigurumi dinosaurs. The difficulty for this pattern is listed as beginner to intermediate. Get the pattern from Knot Too Shabby Crochet.

5. Aldric the Lovely Owl

Aldric the Lovely Owl

I love this Aldric the lovely owl. This owl is so fun to make and even more fun to look at everyday. Sit your owl on your desk or bookshelf. Get the pattern from Bunnies and Yarn.

6. Winter Penguin

Winter Penguin

It doesn’t have to be winter for you to crochet this lovely penguin. The accessories (hat and scarf) have actually be knitted, so keep that in mind before moving forward. Get the pattern from Toys Crochet Studio.

7. Crochet Triceratops

Crochet Triceratops

This easy crochet triceratops measures at 13 inches tall while standing. Most of the pieces are worked in the round, stuffed, and sewn together. Get the pattern from The Nicole Chase.

8. Bear with Frog Hat and Bag

Bear with Frog Hat and Bag

This bear with a frog hat and bag is so cute. It’s made using a soft and squishy yarn, making it the ultimate cuddle buddy. Get the pattern from Rin Meow 21.

9. Little Turtle

Little Turtle

The pattern for this turtle is written in both German and English. You can make your turtle larger by using a different yarn weight. Get the pattern from Petit Bonnet.

10. Toco the Toucan

Toco the Toucan

Don’t you just love this Toco the toucan crochet bird? The colors of the beak are so vibrant and can be changed to fit your personal taste. Get the pattern Airali Design.

11. Frankie the Teddy Bear

crochet teddy bear

This pattern comes with detailed instructions for making this Frankie the teddy bear. As you can see, this bear looks amazing crocheted using different colors. Get the pattern from EmSa Crochet.

12. Crochet Bunny

Crochet Bunny

With Easter just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make one of these cute bunnies. Get the pattern from Tranguyenami Shop.

13. Mini Hedgehog

Mini Hedgehog

This mini hedgehog is a quick and easy project that you’ll enjoy making. Because of it’s small size, it makes a great keychain or Christmas tree ornament. Get the pattern from Amy’s Crochet Cave on Ravelry.

14. Amigurumi Lamb

Amigurumi Lamb

Make your own amigurumi lamb with this free crochet pattern. The finished lamb is about 8 inches tall and work up pretty quickly. Get the pattern from Grace and Yarn on Ravelry.

Whether you’re a crochet beginner or you’ve been at it for years, I hope you find a fun new project to get started on.

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