Amigurumi Turtle Crochet Free Pattern

Designer:  scandistyle_dolls

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi turtle whose photos and design belong to scandistyle_dolls. You can learn how to crochet these turtle using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to scandistyle_dolls for this cute little turtle.

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1. Yarn (brown, beige, green) – fingering weight.
2. Hook size: 1.5 mm.
3. Plastic eyes size 3 mm, glue.
4. Sewing needle, pins, scissors.
5. Fiberfill.


MR – magic (amigurumi) ring
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase

dec – decrease
slst – slip stitch

*Size of the turtle is about 8 cm.



1- 6 sc in MR
2- 6 inc (12)
3- (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
4- (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
5-10- 24 sc (6 rounds)

11- (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
12- (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
13- 6 dec
Secure thread, cut and weave in the ends.

Paws (make 4)

1- 6 sc in MR
2- (1 sc, inc)*3 (9)
3-4- 9 sc (2 rounds)
Do not stuff. Cut the thread, leave for sewing. Fold the part in half and sew the edges.
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Turtle shell

1- 6 sc in MR
2- 6 inc (12)
3- (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
4- (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
5- (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)

6- (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
7-12- 36 sc (6 rounds)
Change to beige.
13- BLO 36 sc
14- (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
15- (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)

16- (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
17- (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
18- 6 dec
Secure thread, cut and weave in the ends.
Attach brown thread to front loops of 12th round, make 2 ch and work with hdc in a circle, make slst in the end. Cut and secure the thread, weave in the ends.


Attach green thread under the shell at the back, make 5 ch and work from 2nd ch – 2 slst, sc, hdc, slst in base stitch.

Embroidery on turtle shell

Embroider with lighter brown thread: in a circle between 5th and 6th rounds and between 10th and 11th rounds. Then make vertical stitches between horizontal lines.


1- Glue the eyes between 8th and 9th rounds at a distance of 9 SC.
2- Embroider a smile on 11th round 5 sc wide.
3- Sew the head to the shell.
4- Sew on the paws on the sides.

Congratulations, Your crochet mini turtle is ready!
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