Free Crochet Toy Patterns For Baby And You
If you love crocheted toys as much as I do, then you'll love all the free crochet toy patterns I have gathered in this article.
Crocheted toys can range in size from fairly large to the very tiny size as in the adorable amigurumi crochet patterns.
I love making things for my little grandson and I am gathering some of the cutest toy patterns to make for him and for any other crocheted toy gifts I want to give in the near future.
Some of these free crochet patterns are so dang cute that I just might make and keep a few for myself!
This article will not only share more advanced skill toy patterns but will also share beginner crochet patterns, simple crochet patterns, and free easy crochet patterns for you to play and experiment with. So grab your yarn and crochet hooks and let's get started with your free crochet toy patterns for baby or for you!
*** Be sure to scroll down and check out the different Link Lists to more Free Crochet Patterns! ***
Image Courtesy of Jules
Birds Of A Feather - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
Who doesn't love little birds? These birdies would look cute in just about any color but I love the colors she chose to feature for this free crochet pattern. I would rank this pattern in the free easy crochet patterns category.
She says on the post about this pattern that it is not only easy but requires very little yarn. This would be a good time to use some leftover yarn scraps!
To see the pattern and make your own set of birdies you can visit BitterSweat's Birds Of A Feather free crochet pattern.
Image Courtesy of Bittersweet Blog
Baby Bumble Bee - Easy Free Crochet Toy Patterns
This little baby bumble bee crocheted toy looks like he would be a total hit to give as a gift! The free crochet pattern is rated as EASY and I like that. One could probably whip out several of these in no time at all.
To visit this free crochet toy pattern you can go to Crochet Baby Bee.
A Menagerie of Soft and Cuddly Crocheted Animals
How To Crochet Videos - Basic Crochet Stitches
Click any video to watch and learn more about different basic crochet stitches, crocheting in the round, crochet hooks, and crocheting an Amigurumi ball!
How to Crochet in the round.
Learn several basic crochet stitches.
How to make a Crochet Chain Stitch.
How to crochet a cute little giraffe toy.
Patterns For Crocheting Toys - Crochet Patterns for Larger Crocheted Toys
Kitty Cat Free Crochet Instructions - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
I've fallen in love with the Little Woollie Blog!
Jules of the Little Woollie Crochet Blog kindly gave permission for me to feature some of her images and patterns and I am so happy that she did.
The beautiful colors that she uses in her crochet projects just make me want to take a bite out of whatever she is making. Seriously!
I love her use of vibrant colors and can just imagine giving this Kitty Cat to a little one for them to love and cuddle.
Even though this awesome free crochet toy pattern has several steps to it, I know it is very doable for me.
I'm giving it a rating of Intermediate Skill Level.
Be sure to comment and let her know how much you love her awesome crochet tutorial and her very lovely crochet blog!
Which Do You Prefer?
Do you prefer crocheting or knitting your toys and projects?
Amigurumi Crochet Koala Bear Pattern - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
Oh my goodness but this little Amigurumi Koala Bear is just about the cutest thing going! Who wouldn't want to make several of these to do different fun crafty things with them?
The size is from 3 to 5 inches depending on the size hook and yarn you use. If you want to make the crochet pattern bigger for a toddler then you can do that as well by just using bigger hooks and fatter yarn!
Visit Crochet Koala Bear Amigurumi Tutorial for free instructions on how to make this little guy.
Mechanobot Crochet Pattern - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
This adorable little guy was created from the book mentioned above titled 'Crobots: 20 Amigurumi Robots to Make'.
There are so many ways you could embellish him I'm sure to make him your own little geeky Mechanobot.
He is crocheted with mint green and chocolate brown yarn and looks cute enough to nibble!
Visit the Free Mechanobot Crochet Pattern to learn how to make this adorable little guy and sit him near your computer to keep you company.
Links For Free Crochet Toy Patterns - Link List No. 1
I've rounded up several links to help further your research for Free Crochet Toy Patterns!
- Inner Child Crochet - Free Smaller Ugly Duckling Pattern
This adorable little guy is No Ugly Duckling! Enjoy another FREE crochet toy pattern.
- Adorable Penguin Free Crochet Toy Pattern
This cute little guy comes with a pattern for a hat and a scarf. His name is Peso and is inspired from the cartoon 'Octonauts'.
- Charley The Unicorn Free Crochet Toy Pattern
A very sweet unicorn free crochet toy pattern.
- A Crochet Toy Chest
Loads of free crochet toy patterns for pets or kids.
- Crochet Pattern Central
Tons of free crochet toy patterns!
- All Crafts
Over 300 free crochet toy patterns.
- Vintage Toy Chest
At least 43 free and Vintage crochet toy patterns on this blog page. There are other sections of this blog that may have more free patterns for your other crafting needs.
- Lion Brand - Pond Friends Toy
This link features a very cute and Easy free crochet toy pattern for crocheting a Pond Friends Stacking Toy.
- Daily Crocheter
Lots of links for free crochet patterns for toys and other items such as clothing for dolls.
- Pinterest - Crochet Toys and Animals
Lots of images and links for crochet toys and animals on Pinterest.com.
- Great Amigurumi
Looks like there are supposed to be 1500 free Amigurumi patterns on this blog. I think I hit the Mother lode!
- Lion Brand - Buddy Blanket Buddy
Make an adorable Buddy Blanket Buddy with this EASY free crochet toy pattern.
- Bernat - Huggable Owl Pillow
This very cute FREE Huggable Owl Pillow crochet pattern is for the Intermediate level.
Crochet Toys For Beginners - Cute Monsters Beginner Crochet Pattern
Crocheting Monsters for Beginners
If you are looking for some cute and easy crochet monster toys for beginners then this link is one you have to visit.
This blog post teaches you how to crochet in the round and will inspire you to make all kinds of googly-eyed little monsterlings for your collection. There are also instructions for adding feet to your monsters so they will be a bit more stable.
Visit these adorable Crochet Monsters For Beginners and get started right away!
Purple Bunnies Crochet Pattern - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
This adorable bunny pattern was created for the Purple Stitch Project which is about raising awareness of children with Epilepsy or other seizure related illnesses.
It is a free pattern but it would be awesome if you use the pattern that you consider donating to the Purple Stitch Project.
I think it would be great to at least visit their site and you never know, there might be something you can do to help besides contributing money!
Take a look at this very cute and EASY crochet pattern at the Purple Bunnies Pattern and you can read more about the pattern creation.
Free Crochet Toy Patterns Link List - Link List No. 2
My other crochet patterns link list got so long I thought I would add another one for you to choose from. I'll be adding to this list over time so be sure to check back.
- Juggling Cats Crochet Pattern
This adorable pattern looks very cute and easy. You could whip up a few for ornaments, to put catnip in for your kitty, attach to key rings, or just to sit around and make yourself smile. :)
- Crocheted Duck Patterns
How cute are these amigurumi ducks?! Very cute I say.
- Crocheted Spin Balls
Another free pattern that looks easy and would be cute for a little one to play with.
- Hoot and Hootabelle Owls
Very cute owls!
- Crochet Pumpkin
A very adorable pumpkin pattern to make for toys or display. I'm thinking you could make some scary ones as well as happy ones, put them out in the Autumn and leave until Spring!
Big Mushroom Crochet Toy Pattern - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
If there are any gamers on your list for gift giving, this pattern may be just what you are looking for!
One of my little grandson's favorite toys to chew on at the moment is his Mario stuffy toy that his Dad got for him. I think he likes the big fat nose part the best. It fits perfectly in his little mouth and is great for teething it seems.
I'm thinking that I need to whip up this Big Mushroom Crochet Toy Pattern and see if he likes chewing on that as well.
This pattern is supposed to be SUPER Easy according to the poster of this free crochet pattern, Amanda Giraeo on Ravelry.
Donate a Crocheted Toy to Charity
If you love crocheting toys and would like to donate to a worthy cause, check out these links and see if one or more fits. Just think about your toy in the arms of a child that needs comfort while you are crocheting away.
Charities to Donate Your Toys and Gifts
- Mother Bear Project
This organization is about creating and sending knitted or crocheted bears to help comfort children that have HIV/AIDS in emerging nations. Visit their site to see some of the smiles on the children's faces hugging their bears!
An organization for helping neglected and abused dogs and cats. They would love blankets,dog and cat sweaters, toys, anything knitted or crocheted.
- Baby Threads of NH
This organization gives tote bags of needed items for newborn babies and families in need. Some of the items needed for babies are - sweater sets, hats, booties or socks, mittens, soft toys, and baby afghans. They also need items for children and a
- Project Linus - Patterns
They accept all types of blankets for children in need. This link takes you to their project patterns page that is filled with pattern links to help get you started.
- Knit A Square Project
This was featured on another Lensmaster's article (see her featured article just below this section). For this project, all you need do is knit, crochet or as I recently learned you may also send in 8 inch squares of fleece. The volunteers then set
A Half Dozen Eggs - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
I couldn't resist this very adorable pattern for Egg-Buddies that I came across on the Bittersweet Blog.
This very cute free crochet toy pattern would be adorable as a gag gift to your vegan friends, to a little one that likes to play house, or as a cat toy.
I can see so many possibilities with this free crochet pattern as you could embellish as you like to make all kinds of animals or designs from the simple shape/form if you choose not to make eggs with the pattern.
Check out the crochet pattern which I give an Easy to Intermediate rating for One Bad Egg.
Image Courtesy of Bittersweet Blog
Birdie Toys or Decorations Tutorial - Free Crochet Toy Patterns
I think this tutorial for a little Birdie Decoration Tutorial would be so cute made into a Mobile to hang over a baby's bed!
This free crochet toy pattern tutorial would also make cute cat toys for your kitty friends. :)
Hop over to visit Lucy at Attic24 and check out all her lovely tutorials! http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/
Visit this adorable Birdie Decoration Tutorial here.
Image Courtesy of Attic24
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Delia on December 14, 2013:
Absolutely darling! A great item to make for Xmas!
Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on November 14, 2013:
@Elsie Hagley: I hope you give that free crochet pattern a shot kiwinana71 and let me know how it turns out! :)
Elsie Hagley from New Zealand on November 13, 2013:
Loved the bubble bee, could go for that.
ChocolateLily on July 18, 2013:
The koala is adorable. You have gathered so many great resources!
MakeHairBows on April 28, 2013:
I love the bumble bee...
Girlwiththorns on April 25, 2013:
Fantastic lens. So much detail one could explore it for hours!
Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on April 07, 2013:
@anonymous: Great misskittylynn! Glad to hear that you found a pattern that has you all fired up. I am also glad to hear that you will be crocheting for some charity causes. Have fun! :)
anonymous on April 07, 2013:
Wow! I just found this kitty cat pattern and I am so excited to make it. Thank you so much and thank you for links to charity sites, I will definitely start making things for them. THANK YOU THANK YOU!!
Fit And Fab on March 16, 2013:
These look fantastic...and great to see some free patterns.
LilyBird on March 03, 2013:
Yes! You've inspired me to crochet again. I love the Kitty Kat and the Birdie Decoration. Thanks for all these great patterns.
Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on February 24, 2013:
@anonymous: Yayyy! Glad she is enjoying them Tipi! :)
anonymous on February 24, 2013:
You so many cute crochet patterns and ideas here. I shared this lens with my daughter awhile back, and she has been delighted with the free resources you have here.
hungry-deer on February 04, 2013:
Wonderful patterns, And free :)) I have not crochet in ages, i think i am going to try one now while watching tv. Many thanks!
arsib65 on January 21, 2013:
Cute Ideas... nice job!
C A Chancellor from US/TN on January 16, 2013:
These are adorable! I may have to give them a try.
Celticep from North Wales, UK on January 01, 2013:
These are so cute! I can't crochet but my daughter is learning, will forward this to her, thanks!
Iudit Gherghiteanu from Ozun on December 22, 2012:
exceptionally cute toys, now i think i start to make these toys.
Fruitfulvine2 on December 11, 2012:
Those are cute. Never knew they did toys in crochet too.
Judith Nazarewicz from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on December 09, 2012:
These are really cute and to top it off these are all Free Crochet Toy Patterns! I love this lens!
getmoreinfo on December 08, 2012:
These Free Crochet Toy Patterns are really cute.
darciefrench lm on November 28, 2012:
These are the cutest homemade toys ever - precious! Sharing on google + and twitter, and blessed
LaPikas on November 25, 2012:
Will ask my mom, she did a very cute monkey and a snake for my kids in crochet. They love their stuffy friends. =)
anonymous on November 20, 2012:
So cute. I will send this on to my daughter who loves to crochet items for babies and young children. She will love these patterns. - Blessed! :)
veronicatarantino on November 13, 2012:
Wow.. I love these
PatriciaJoy from Michigan on November 02, 2012:
This is a great collection. I love the Kitty Cat one the best. Angel blessings.
Nathalie Roy from France (Canadian expat) on October 20, 2012:
I love Jules' crochet toys!! They are just too beautiful. I am sure she does sell many.
Kapalbility on September 22, 2012:
sukkran trichy from Trichy/Tamil Nadu on September 19, 2012:
wow, what a beautiful craft work.
anonymous on September 17, 2012:
Pam Irie from Land of Aloha on September 06, 2012:
I do love the lead picture......the long legged kitty is so cool!
Stacy Birch on September 05, 2012:
Do you feel guilty for hogging all the talent in the world? Your paintings are amazing and these are the best chochet patterns I've ever seen, all your stuff is so awesome. Love all your stuff.
Pat Moire from West Village, New York City on September 02, 2012:
These are so much fun. I like button dolls too.
gradientcat on September 01, 2012:
Very cute crochet toys.
ninakreativa on September 01, 2012:
This lens is absoultely fantastic! All these crochet toy patterns are wonderful.
MintySea on August 30, 2012:
MintySea on August 30, 2012:
Rosaquid on August 29, 2012:
I love crochet toys. We still have some that our children had as babies. They are family treasures!
Expat Mamasita from Thailand on August 27, 2012:
An excellent lens. I,ve seen a few things to add to my "to make" list
gaser983 on August 27, 2012:
I enjoy reading your lens, well done!
JoshK47 on August 25, 2012:
These are quite fun! Thanks so much for sharing - blessed by a SquidAngel!
Wednesday-Elf from Savannah, Georgia on August 24, 2012:
Fun group of free crochet patterns. I've made several I see listed here. I love to crochet. :)
marsha32 on August 23, 2012:
I made the bumble bee, which you can see on my Crafts as Gifts lens. I didn't have plastic eyes so made due with black yarn. I didn't like how they turned out but it was still cute.
WriterJanis2 on August 23, 2012:
These are adorable!
Ardyn25 on August 20, 2012:
There are some very cut toys here!
Lisa Auch from Scotland on August 18, 2012:
crochet toy patterns, I love to crochet however have never tried these....well you just gave me a good excuse
Renaissance Woman from Colorado on August 16, 2012:
These patterns are so adorable. You always feature really fabulous creative opportunities. The kitty cat has to be my favorite. I sure do need to learn how to crochet. Thanks for such great gift ideas.
anonymous on August 16, 2012:
wow.they're so cute and funny. nice lens :)
William Leverne Smith from Hollister, MO on August 15, 2012:
Really cute stuff!! ;-)
TamarWrites on August 13, 2012:
I do not have the talent to create things like this. My grandmother used to make us crochet pocketbooks.
mumsgather on August 13, 2012:
These crochet dolls are adorable. I've only successfully completed ONE crochet project. A flat piece of tablecloth. Wish I could crochet like this!
daniela-lofiego on August 08, 2012:
Absolutely loooooved this lens :D
CustomPartyInvitations on August 07, 2012:
I love the colorful kitty cat crochet toy. It's so cute!
jballs6 on July 31, 2012:
These look amazing, not sure if I am ready to have a go at making these yet. I will have a go though. I will add it as a feature on my article.
Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on July 31, 2012:
@DuaneJ: Thank you Duane! :)
DuaneJ on July 30, 2012:
With all the technical stuff available today, these come as a breath of fresh air!