Is there anything cuter than a dog? If you’re like us, you are obsessed with those cuddly animals. This is why the perfect way to show your appreciation to those gorgeous dogs is to make a crochet version of them. For dog lovers all over the world, a crochet dog is a great present.
Not only would they get to cuddle with their furry friends, but they can also cuddle with the cute crochet version of them!
We’ve put together a list of 19 dog crochet patterns that vary in difficulty. So whether you are a beginner in crocheting or experienced in the art, we’ve got a pattern for you.
This adorable plush dog crochet pattern is a great one for beginners. This pattern makes a dog that is 9.8 inches. The pattern is simple to understand which is why it is a great option for beginners. To make this plush dog toy you need plush yarn but if you like the pattern you can switch out the yarn used.
Isn’t Dotty the dog adorable? Our favorite part of this dog is the cute crochet collar on the dog! Dotty is a dalmatian but you can customize Dotty to be a mutt if you’d like. When completed Dotty is around 10 inches tall.
In terms of the crochet skills you need to know, there are quite a few. To make Dotty, it would be best if you knew how to single crochet, chain, slip stitch, half double crochet, double crochet, decrease and increase, and magic circle crochet.
Perfect for lovers of the German Shepherd breed, this is the crochet pattern for you. The best thing about this pattern is that the German Shepherd dog has its tongue sticking out! The skill level required for being able to complete this amazing pattern is intermediate.
How cute is this puppy pattern? Everyone loves a puppy and this crochet puppy pattern will melt your heart. Especially with those floppy ears! This is a pattern for those who are more experienced in crocheting toys.
The skills you will need to know in order to complete this are, magic ring, single crochet, slip stitch, increase and decrease, and basic sewing skills.
With this kit, you are able to get all of the materials needed and the pattern for an increased price. However, you are also able to purchase the pattern alone. This is another great option for those who love specific breeds like the Pug.
This pattern is one that beginners should be able to follow. The completed Pug is around 3 inches tall, making this pattern even cuter.
This Golden Retriever pattern is ideal for lovers of the breed. With this pattern, you are able to create a very realistic-looking Golden Retriever. If you use worsted weight yarn your Golden Retriever will be 5.1 inches tall. The instructions for this pattern are very precise so daring beginners might be able to tackle this pattern.
Cockapoos are one of the most sought out dog breeds at the moment. This beautiful crochet pattern is perfect for those in love with Cockapoos. For this pattern, it is best if you are experienced in crocheting.
It is recommended that you use Sidar Snuggly Snowflake Chunky yarn in order to get the furry look of this breed. Although if you can’t get this yarn, any fleece or eyelash wool should do the job. The completed Cockapoo will be around 10 centimeters tall.
This crochet dog pattern has a hat! The finished look of this dog looks like it came straight out of an animation movie. This pattern is one for those who enjoy fun and creative designs. The greatest thing about this is that the pattern is one for beginners.
So even if you are new to crocheting, you can have a fun dog crochet toy!
Husky enthusiasts will love this crochet pattern! The standing-up ears on this crochet husky will win the hearts of many. For those wanting to complete this design, you should be experienced in crocheting.
The skills needed to finish this design are, magic ring, single crochet, increase and decrease, chain stitch, bobble stitch, and yarn color change. The completed husky will be 5.7 inches in height.
Those of us who grew up watching the Myster Inc. crew will love this design. This Scooby-Doo crochet pattern captures Scooby-Doo perfectly, from the wide eyes to the blue collar. For those of you wanting to complete this crochet pattern, it is best if you have experience in crocheting.
Scooby-Doo crochet dog will be around 10 inches tall when finished.
Another extremely creative crochet pattern. This dog crochet pattern captures the ghost dog from The Nightmare Before Christmas. This would be a great gift for fans of that movie. If you are going to attempt making this crochet dog, it would be best to practice simpler designs before if you are a beginner.
The skill level for this pattern is intermediate. Once completed the crochet dog will be approximately 4 inches and is able to stand on its own.
What is more awesome than a dog riding a motorcycle? This adorable and hilarious pattern is perfect for those who like funny and creative toys. Not only is this design unique, but the dog is also so cute! Whilst this may look like a hard design, it is an easy pattern to crochet.
The pattern comes in four parts focusing on, the motorbike, the dog, the sidecar, and the bone. Once completed the tallest height of the four components is 5 inches tall.
The saddest thing about balloon animals is that eventually they deflate or pop. Well, this dog crochet pattern solves that issue for you! This is one of the sweetest dog crochet patterns we’ve seen. The end result is 25 centimeters in height and 30 centimeters in length.
The pattern is easy to follow so brave beginners could try this pattern.
Meet Lolo! Lolo is a sweet little crochet dog pattern with floppy ears and big paws. Lolo is for those who already have intermediate crochet skills. When completed Lolo will be 7.9 inches when seated. The pattern is very detailed which makes it easy to follow along.
Lolo would be a great gift for anyone who loves dogs.
If you know anyone who loves Corgis as much as the queen of the United Kingdom then this is the perfect dog crochet pattern. These Corgis are hard to resist! If you are going to attempt this pattern you should have intermediate experience in crocheting.
The legs, body, and neck of this dog are one piece. The head, ears, and tail need to be sewn on the dog. Once completed the dog is 17 centimeters tall.
This adorable sitting crochet Boxer dog is making our hearts well. The floppy ears, the titled head, and the big paws are perfect for lovers of the Boxer breed. This crochet dog pattern would be better suited for those with experience in crocheting.
The boxer dog is 6.7 inches tall when completed. The pattern also comes with pictures so you are able to follow it clearly.
Beagle fans will adore this one! This crochet dog pattern brings to life the features all Beagle lovers adore. This is Bailey the Beagle who stands up nicely without assistance. The ears on this crochet dog can be personalized to lay at the side of the head or curved forward to be floppy.
The crochet dog ends up being 9.5 inches tall and 12 inches long. Even though this design looks complex, the crochet level for this beagle is easy to moderate.
This plush puppy is so cute our hearts burst just looking at it! This dog is the perfect toy for a child and will become their loving companion. What’s great about this pattern is that it is beginner-friendly. To get that soft feel you need to use plush yarn. When finished the puppy is around 30 centimeters tall.
Lastly, we thought we would finish strong with another popular breed, the French Bulldog. When you have finished crocheting this beautiful pattern, the crochet French Bulldog with sit at 23 centimeters tall. The pattern is easy to follow so beginners are able to feel confident when attempting this pattern.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I Have To Use The Recommended Yarn?
No, it is not essential to use the recommended yarn as you can personalize the pattern by choosing a different yarn. However, just remember that if you choose a different yarn the end result will look different. It is better to stick to the recommended yarn for those like plush dog patterns.
As long as you are able to get a yarn that is similar, you should be able to complete the pattern.
What Is Amigurumi?
Amigurumi is a combination of two Japanese words. Essentially it means knitted stuffed doll. It is the name given to small characters that you crochet.
What Hook Size Do I Need?
The size of your hook is completely dependent on the pattern you are following. In order to find out what hook size you need, look at the materials or equipment need list. This should give you a detailed description of what you need, including the hook size.