Amigurumi baby dolls in animal costumes

Amigurumi baby dolls in animal costumes - free crochet pattern
Using this free crochet pattern you can make the amigurumi baby doll dressed in different animal costumes: teddy bear, bunny or fox costume. Decorate the toy with felt patches and ribbon!

Materials:

    • Yarn of 2 colours: grey/red and beige (of the same thickness)
    • Appropriate hook (I recommend to use Clover Amour hooks, they’re ergonomic and very convenient to use, their quality is excellent)

  • Stuffing
  • Two buttons (for head fixing)
  • Caprone thread or any other firm thread of similar colour for sewing the head, legs and arms
  • Black beads or half-beads for eyes
  • Some felt
  • Black thread for decoration
  • Ribbon on the neck
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Amigurumi baby dolls dressed in animal costumes - free crochet pattern

Amigurumi baby doll in a Teddy bear costume
+ bunny ears & fox ears

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
inc = increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)

Head:
Important! Use yarn of the same thickness. If it’s different, you may get a hood or a head too big.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 5: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 6: (sc in the next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 7: (sc in the next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 8: (sc in the next 6 st, inc) repeat 6 times [48]
Rnd 9-13: without changes [48]
Rnd 14: (sc in the next 6 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [42]
Rnd 15: (sc in the next 5 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [36]
Rnd 16: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [30]
Rnd 17: (sc in the next 3 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [24] Stuff the head tightly.
Rnd 18: (sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [18]
Insert caprone thread in the button and insert it in the opening of the head and continue crocheting. See the instructions for hidden button joints below.
Rnd 19: (sc in the next st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [12]
Rnd 20: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Sew beads before putting on the hood.

Hood:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 5: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 6: (sc in the next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 7: (sc in the next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 8: (sc in the next 6 st, inc) repeat 6 times [48]
Rnd 9-15: without changes [48]
Rnd 16: (sc in the next 6 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [42]
Rnd 17: (sc in the next 5 st, dec) repeat till the end of the round [36]
Rnd 18: sc in the next 36 st without increases, 1 sl st, cut off the yarn and weave in the ends, if you want to sew the hood to the head, leave a long tail.

Body:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4-5: without changes [18]
Insert the yarn ends from the head into the future body and tie tightly, don’t cut, they will stay inside and won’t be visible. See the photo.

Amigurumi baby dolls - crochet pattern
Rnd 6: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 7: without changes [24]
Rnd 8: sc in the next 8 st, (inc) repeat 6 times, sc in the next 10 st [30]
Rnd 9: sc in the next 8 st, (inc) repeat 6 times, sc in the next 10 st [36]
Rnd 10-14: without changes [36]
Rnd 15: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 16: (sc in the next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24] Stuff the body tightly.
Rnd 17: (sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 18: (sc in the next st, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 19: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Close the opening. The bulking part of the body is the belly.

Instructions for hidden button joints:

Hidden button joints for toys

Hidden button joints

Teddy ears (make 2):
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4-5: without changes [18]
Rnd 6: (sc in the next st, dec) repeat 6 times, sl st, leave a tail for sewing.

Tail:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3-4: without changes [12]
Rnd 5: (dec) repeat 6 times, sl st, leave a tail for sewing.

For those, who still want to crochet a bunny 🙂

Bunny ears (make 2):
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4-6: without changes [18]
Rnd 7: dec, sc in the next 2 st, dec, (sc in the next 3 st) repeat 2 times [14]
Rnd 8: without changes [14]
Rnd 9: dec, (sc in the next 2 st) repeat 2 times [12]
Rnd 10-14: without changes [12]
Fasten off with sl st, leave the tail for sewing.

And finally, the parts for fox 🙂

Fox ears (make 2):
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 3 times [12]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
Rnd 5: (sc in the next 4 st, inc) repeat 3 times [18]
Rnd 6-7: without changes [18]
Rnd 8: (sc in next 7 st, dec) repeat 2 times [16]
Fasten off with sl st, leave the tail for sewing.

Fox tail:
Start with white yarn
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
Rnd 3: without changes [9]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 3 times [12]
Rnd 5: without changes [12]
Change to orange yarn
Rnd 6: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
Rnd 7: without changes [15]
Rnd 8: (sc in the next 4 st, inc) repeat 3 times [18]
Rnd 9-12: without changes [18]
Rnd 13: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat 3 times [15]
Rnd 14: without changes [15]
Rnd 15: (sc in the next 3 st, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
Rnd 16-18: without changes [12]
Rnd 19: (sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat 3 times [9]
Rnd 20: without changes [9]
Stuff slightly, then flatten the edges and crochet along through both layers. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing the tail to the baby doll’s body.

Arms:
Stuff arms and legs tightly as you go.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4-5: without changes [18]
Rnd 6: (dec) repeat 6 times, sc in the next 6 st [12]
Rnd 7-9: without changes [12]
Rnd 10: (dec. sc in the next 4 st) repeat 2 times [10]
Rnd 11-16: without changes [10]
Rnd 17: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Close the opening, weave in the ends.

Legs:
Rnd 1: 6 ch
Rnd 2: 3 sc in the second st from the hook, sc in the next 3 st, 3 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 st [12]
Rnd 3: (inc) repeat 3 times, sc in the next 3 st, (inc) repeat 3 times, sc in the next 3 st [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 3 times, sc in the next 3 st, (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 3 times, sc in the next 3 st + sc in the next st for shifting [24]
Rnd 5: crochet in the back loops only without changes [24]
Rnd 6-8: without changes [24]
Rnd 9: sc in the next 11 st, (dec) repeat 6 times, sc in the next st [18]
Rnd 10: sc in the next 10 st, (dec) repeat 4 times [14]
Rnd 11-19: without changes [14]
Rnd 20: (dec) repeat 7 times [7]
Close the opening.

Decorate the toy as you wish.

Amigurumi baby dolls in animal costumes - crochet pattern

Amigurumi baby dolls - free crochet pattern

Notable Comments

  1. Cathy says:

    I do not understand how to use the two buttons to secure the neck. Can someone please explain? Thanks.

  2. Hi Cathy, I added some graphic instructions for hidden button joints :slight_smile: Is it now clear? If you have questions, please write.

  3. Cathy says:

    :heart_eyes::heart_eyes:Perfect! Thank you!

  4. Hello, can you please let me know what type of yarn you used? Weight? Thank you so much!!

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