crochet toys: giraffe, alligator, two monkeys, elephant, kangaroo with a baby

30 Amigurumi Wild Animals

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When there is no zoo in your place, and you’d like to introduce fauna to your child not only by books, amigurumi wild animals become a fantastic idea!

Make a lion, giraffe, koala, and many other types with free crochet patterns, and let your kid play with them. Such amigurumi toys can also be a wonderful gift for a baby shower or birthday. You’ll find a lot of arguments to put these projects on your shortlist. Keep scrolling!

Get to work on the exciting projects under the links below, and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook Page and Pinterest in order to discover more creative ideas!

1. Amigurumi Kangaroo with Baby

  • Designed by Amigurumi Today

Visit Australia! Right at your home where you will house this wonderful family of kangaroos. The crochet pattern is free, so you can take it now and create the lovely amigurumi kangaroo mommy with her baby. Explain then to your kids why they handle babies in their pouches and where this amazing mainland is.

Amigurumi Kangaroo free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by @lucymaydoll / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on amigurumi.today. Read more about lucymaydoll’s project on Instagram.

2. Flip Flop Monkey

  • Designed by Darling Maple Design

The cute lemur became a popular toy after the Madagascar cartoon movie, where zoo animals accidentally ended up in Africa and met curious and fun Julian XIII, the King of Lemurs. Show this delightful story to your kids and make a lovely amigurumi lemur with a free video tutorial.

Amigurumi monkey free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Darling Maple Design / darlingmapledesigns.com

Find the original free pattern on darlingmapledesigns.com.

3. Lemur

  • Designed by Kylie Slee

The cute lemur became a popular toy after the Madagascar cartoon movie, where zoo animals accidentally ended up in Africa and met curious and fun Julian XIII, the King of Lemurs. Show this delightful story to your kids and make a lovely amigurumi lemur with a free video tutorial.

amigurumi lemur free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Kylie Slee / ravelry.com

Find the original free video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Lion with Loopy Mane

  • Designed by David Friedman

You cannot miss this crochet lion with a marvelous loopy mane! The king of animals should be in your collection. It’s 15 inches tall, which is good enough for kids’ play. The amigurumi lion pattern is free, so grab your gear and plushie yarn and make it!

amigurumi lion free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by David Friedman / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on derongan.github.io, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Crochet Giraffe

  • Designed by Emma Dent

Giraffes are one of the cutest African animals, to my mind. And the colorful crochet giraffe is the perfect piece for your amigurumi wild animals collection. It looks so friendly! Your child will love it! Make the amigurumi giraffe with a free crochet pattern — one for you and one as a gift.

amigurumi giraffe free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Oombawka Design / oombawkadesigncrochet.com

Find the original free pattern on oombawkadesigncrochet.com.

6. Crochet Koala

  • Designed by Natalia Ruzanova

This cute amigurumi koala with a heart could be a lovely gift for Valentine’s Day to someone special, but you can leave it at home for children to play with. The finished size is about 15 cm or 6.2 inches. The crochet koala pattern is free, so be sure to add it to your to-do list.

amigurumi koala free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Natalia Ruzanova / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

You may also like to check the Straight from the Garden Amigurumi ideas.

7. Zelda the Zebra

  • Designed by Elisa Sartori

Add Zelda, the amigurumi zebra, to your crochet zoo. It looks charming, so it could not just be an amigurumi toy for kids but a stylish interior decor also. Working on this project, you’ll practice amigurumi techniques and Tunisian crochet for the scarf. The pattern is free and clear, so grab your crochet hook and scraps of yarn, and let’s make it!

crochet zebra free pattern

PHOTOS by @elisascrochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on elisascrochet.com.

8. Blue Hippo

  • Designed by Elisa Sartori

The crochet hippo is a must-have in the African amigurumi wild animals collection. This one looks very lovely, as original hippos do, but always remember and explain to your children that they are Africa’s most dangerous wild animals. So, amigurumi toys can be a practical and exciting fauna study guide. Win-win!

crochet hippo free pattern

PHOTOS by @elisascrochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on elisascrochet.com.

9. Gary The Gator

  • Designed by Natalie Argo

Watch out! This crocheted alligator is too attractive, so be careful, it could be love at first sight. The green friend works very softly, and we recommend that you choose chunky yarn to enhance its tenderness. Get the free crochet pattern and start crocheting today!

amigurumi crocodile free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by @nataliescrochetcreations / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

10. Crochet Sloth

  • Designed by essiebirdies

This guy is a great gift for those who want to sleep all day. The crocheted sloth is the best friend to take a nap with. Amigurumi projects are always fun, so we are sure you will enjoy both the process and the result. The pattern for this sleepy sloth is available for free, so don’t wait any longer!

amigurumi sloth free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by @essiebirdies / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on essiebirdies.files.wordpress.com.

11. Amazing Crochet Elephant

  • Designed by Amigurumi Today

This crocheted amigurumi elephant is a great choice to decorate your room. Indoor toys are always fun projects and this one is no exception. Don’t miss the opportunity to brighten up your home with this stunning crochet project! The pattern is completely free.

crochet elephant amigurumi free pattern

PHOTOS by @oteberil & Amigurumi Today / Instagram.com & amigurumi.today

Find the original free pattern on amigurumi.today.

12. Archie the Hedgehog

  • Designed by Elisa Sartori

Archie the Hedgehog can be your friend in the woods today with this amazing crochet pattern! He has a very soft body, and his little face is so cute that you won’t be able to resist making one for your child. The project uses a small number of stitches and is a lot of fun! Take the free crochet hedgehog pattern and start making it today!

crochet hedgehog amigurumi free pattern

PHOTOS by @elisascrochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on elisascrochet.com.

13. Crochet Bear Amigurumi

  • Designed by BumBee Crochet

The famous honey lover is here and ready to move into your home. This bear is a stunning crocheted interior decoration, he’s very detailed and has a lovely smile. Whether you want to impress your friends with your skills or make a gift for someone, this amigurumi project has to be your next one. The free pattern is available on Instagram.

brown bear crochet toy

PHOTOS by @bumbee_crochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

14. Crochet Fox Amigurumi

  • Designed by BumBee Crochet

Another forest friend for you and your home. The amigurumi fox is a great addition to the crochet bear, but it also works well on its own. A pair of these crocheted toys also make a great gift for couples. This project is for those who want to practice their amigurumi skills and make something cute. Check out the free crochet pattern!

fox in dress crochet toy

PHOTOS by @bumbee_crochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

15. Crochet Panda

  • Designed by Little Muggles

Another great idea to brighten up the office. This crocheted panda toy makes a nice desktop companion and can even be used as a tiny paperweight when filled with polyester beads. The project uses continuous rounds of single crochet stitches, increases and decreases, making it easy for beginners. Find the easy-to-follow amigurumi pattern on the website.

amigurumi panda

PHOTOS by Little Muggles / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on littlemuggles.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Crochet Alligator

  • Designed by Carolyne Brodie

Interior handmade toys are a must if you want your home to look cozy. Learning how to crochet the alligator toy is a good idea, whether you are making it for yourself or to give to someone as a gift. The bulky yarn makes it very comfortable to sleep on, so it’s better to make a pair if your child decides it’s his or her amigurumi alligator. See the free step-by-step pattern.

green and white crochet alligator toys

PHOTOS by Carolyne Brodie / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

17. Kurt the Giraffe

  • Designed by Elisa’s Crochet

If you’re looking for a cute toy to decorate your boring office, learn how to crochet a giraffe! This amigurumi project is beginner-friendly, so you don’t need to have a lot of experience. Don’t worry, it will grow on you! With this crochet piece, you can easily learn the basics like single crochet and slip stitch. Get creative with the free crochet pattern.

a crocheted giraffe amigurumi laid on a piece of wood and held by a person in hand

PHOTOS by Elisa’s Crochet / elisascrochet.com

Find the original free pattern on elisascrochet.com.

18. Crochet Beaver

  • Designed by Monua Crochet

A pair of cute crochet beavers to take with you to decorate your bag and cuddle with while you relax after a long day at work. If you have seen “The Chronicles of Narnia” you will love these cute animals. And if not, go for it, the movie together with the cuddly amigurumi toy creates a great fall atmosphere. Don’t be afraid to start with the step-by-step crochet pattern!

two crocheted beaver amigurumi held by a person in hand

PHOTOS by @monua.stuff / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

19. Leo the Lion

  • Designed by huong nguyen

If you are looking for a cute crochet toy pattern, consider starting this project. Whether you want to show off your skills or make a gift for someone, this amigurumi lion is a must. Aside from its cute appearance, it also allows you to practice and master the basics of crocheting. The step-by-step crochet project for this toy is free and easy to follow.

yellow amigurumi lion

PHOTOS by huong nguyen / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on aquariwoolcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Herman the Rhino

  • Designed by Hobbii Design

A great toy to hug when you are feeling a little down and want to stay in your comfort zone. Bring a granny blanket, make a cup of hot chocolate, and just watch a movie with your crochet friend. This project is for intermediate crocheters. Check the techniques required before you begin to make sure it’s appropriate for you. The easy-to-follow crochet rhino pattern will help you along the way.

two amigurumi rhinos a boy and a girl in a pink skirt and with a pink bow on her head

PHOTOS by Hobbii Design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hobbii.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Tobi the Tiger

  • Designed by Cuddly Stitches Craft

This crocheted toy is a perfect gift idea for anyone. Children will find it fun to play and sleep with, while adults might find it a cute office decoration. Plus, the design makes it safe for even the youngest. The project is easy to make because of the easy amigurumi tiger crochet pattern. Check it out for free and don’t hesitate!

a crochet tiger amigurumi

PHOTOS by Cuddly Stitches Craft / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on cuddlystitchescraft.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Simple Crochet Raccoon

  • Designed by Lucy Kate

Simple yet stunning, this crochet raccoon is a must for all crocheters. Whether you’re looking for a gift idea or want to show off your skills, this project will work. It’s a nice piece to practice some crochet techniques on, so it’s good for all crafters. Don’t be afraid to get started! The free amigurumi racoon crochet pattern will guide you through the entire process.

a crochet raccoon amigurumi

PHOTOS by Lucy Kate / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lucykatecrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Rodolfo el reno Amigurumi

  • Designed by Mayte Puerto

Hone your skills and make yourself a cute companion with this toy crochet pattern. Designed for intermediate crocheters, it uses stunning V-stitching for the delightful texture. This reindeer will make a lovely Christmas gift and show the recipient that you care. Be sure to give it a try! The step-by-step tutorial is here to help you.

Rudolph the red-nosed amigurumi reindeer crochet pattern.

PHOTOS by Mayte Puerto / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

24. Emilio the Armadillo

  • Designed by Elisa’s Crochet

If you’re a little bored with typical bears, kittens and other popular toy patterns, this one is for you. The project offers you to make a crocheted armadillo – an exotic animal that will surely bring a lively touch to your room. The piece is designed for beginners and uses simple techniques such as single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet.

Wild amigurumi animal crochet pattern featuring an armadillo.

PHOTOS by Elisa’s crochet / elisascrochet.com

Find the original free pattern on elisascrochet.com.

25. Bobbi the Capybara

  • Designed by Milagros Sierra

Learn how to crochet a capibara with this free pattern! Capibaras are still in style, and you can easily make one yourself. Such a toy makes a cute gift for almost anyone, so give it a try. It’s also an opportunity to improve your skills and gain some experience with toy projects if you haven’t already. The pattern comes with a video tutorial.

Two pictures of amigurumi bears wearing pink hats.

PHOTOS by Milagros Sierra / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hisheepok.blogspot.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

26. Stewart the Sloth

  • Designed by Carrey Reynolds & Sabi Meenen

This beautiful sloth is not just a toy but a companion! Such a toy will find its place in any home. Interior toys are one of the most beautiful ways to liven up a room. You can use the free crochet pattern and make it yourself. Be sure that the result will be better than in any toy store. The sloth will last for years and bring you a lot of real positive emotions.

Two pictures of an adorable amigurumi sloth sitting on a lawn chair.

PHOTOS by Carrey Reynolds & Sabi Meenen / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on meecrochet.wixsite.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

27. Screaming Opossum

  • Designed by Kylie Slee

If you’re a fan of weird toys, how about a crocheted opossum? It’s a truly unusual idea, but the piece is sure to be a great addition to your collection. It also makes a nice gift, so if you have a friend who loves handmade toys, this is your chance to make them something truly unique. The amigurumi opossum pattern comes with a video tutorial for visual crocheters.

two crocheted opossum amigurumi

PHOTOS by Kylie Slee / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

28. Tiny Toad Nation

  • Designed by All Things Knitty

It’s an easy crochet pattern for those who are just trying their hand at crocheting toys. This cute amigurumi frog will make a great office decoration, and it’s a great way to show others your new hobby. Or you can turn it into a keychain or a tote bag decoration. Either way, the project will entertain you and improve your skills. Use the video tutorial to help you along the way.

Two pictures of amigurumi frogs sitting on a chair.

PHOTOS by All Things Knitty / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

29. Squirt the Tiny Turtle

  • Designed by Emily Nigro

The adorable design of this little amigurumi turtle makes it a charming addition to any collection of handmade toys. It’s a fun and manageable project, perfect for beginners and experienced crocheters alike. Crocheting Squirt brings a touch of the wild to your crafting adventures and makes a lovely gift for little ones.

a person holding a crochet turtle amigurumi in a blue color with a light brown belly

PHOTOS by Emily Nigro / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

30. Mini Mallard

  • Designed by Erica Dietz

If you’re a fan of nature-inspired crafts, consider crocheting a tiny mallard. This adorable duck pattern allows you to create a cute and colorful amigurumi toy. The intricate details and vibrant colors make it a joy to crochet and add a whimsical touch to your collection of handmade animals. This bird pattern is free.

a crochet mallard amigurumi

PHOTOS by Erica Dietz / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on 5littlemonsters.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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