Pokémon are such nostalgic characters from most of our childhoods. Seeing a Pokémon character from the show or the game Pokémon Go never fails to bring out the inner child in most of us. If you’re a fan of Pokémon or know someone who is, here’s a list of free crochet Pokemon patterns that are the ones for you!
We tried to include as many Pokémon as we could find on the web. There are a few versions of the beloved Pikachu, along with the most adorable free crochet Pokémon patterns for Eevee, Snorlax, Jigglypuff, Charizard, Bulbasaur, Charmander, and many more.
We’ve included a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section below for those of you who have never attempted to crochet a Pokemon or any other crochet doll. The Pokemon crochet patterns below usually use a Japanese crocheting technique called amigurumi. Amigurumi is a Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals and creatures, such as these Pokemon crochet patterns.
Don’t be afraid to take the first step and make a crochet Pokémon your first amigurumi project. We promise it’s not as hard as it looks! If you’ve attempted amigurumi projects before, then you can skip the FAQ section to the curated list of free Pokémon crochet patterns down below. We’re sure you’ll be delighted with the various crochet Pokémon patterns to choose from!
What are you waiting for? Keep reading because, as you know, ‘you’ve got to catch them all!’
1. How to construct a simple crochet Pokemon?
Crochet Pokémon will differ according to their pattern and tutorial. However, like most amigurumi patterns, crochet Pokémon are made by assembling several pieces together.
This guide on How To Amigurumi walks you through the art of amigurumi. It gives you a brief but complete introduction to how amigurumi works for beginners, making sure you’re well-prepared to dive into your first crochet Pokemon amigurumi! As crochet Pokemon steps are similar to crocheting animals, this crochet animal guide for beginners will be useful for beginners who want a deeper understanding.
If you require the basics of crocheting, then don’t hesitate to check out this Complete Guide to Crochet for Beginners, where the crochet basics, important tools and materials, essential crochet techniques, and basic crochet stitches will be discussed.
2. What are the common supplies and tools for amigurumi Pokemon crochet?
This list should only be used as a general guide, and it is best to refer to the specific tutorial for the pattern you want to crochet for the most accurate results.
1. Yarn, usually cotton yarn or acrylic yarn 2. Use a crochet hook that is the right size for the yarn you have chosen. Choose a hook size that is one or two sizes lower than the suggested size after checking the yarn label for the recommended hook size. 3. Tapestry needle 4. Filling/polyester fiberfill 5. Stitch markers 6. Scissors
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Starting off, we have the star of the show, Pokemon Ball! The classic Pokemon symbol would be the Pokeball. Learn how to crochet this 2.2-inch ball and express your love for Pokemon. It makes perfect keychains, bag charms, and desk decor.
This adorable palm-sized Pikachu is perfect for small gifts like keychains, mobile charms, hair clips, fridge magnets, and desk decor. Your Pokemon pals will be over the moon if you whip up one for them!
If you'd like a visual guide to help you crochet a cute Pikachu, this video pattern and tutorial is for you. Part 1 of the video tutorial shows you how to crochet all the individual components, and Part 2 shows you how to put everything together.
Sylveon has a fantastic color scheme, and those bows are just too adorable. Although this free Sylveon crochet pattern could be challenging for beginners, it is doable with many helpful guides available online.
This Pikachu pattern is made in the ragdoll style, with separate pieces worked in flat rows and then joined together to give it that distinctive 2-D look. The final height is about 27 cm (10.5 inches).
This isn't your average crochet bag; it's a drawstring Pokemon crochet bag. It's not only adorable, but it also serves a practical purpose as a storage bag for Pokemon playing cards, dolls, and anything else you want to keep organized.
This crochet Squirtle Pokemon character is sure to be a huge hit! He is undoubtedly one of the most well-known Pokemon characters, aside from Pikachu. This design yields a toy that stands 3.15 inches (8 cm) tall.
This adorable Ivysaur Pokemon crochet pattern is suitable for advanced beginners to intermediate crocheters. The pattern also included the variation to make Bulbasaur as well. You will have approximately a 5-inch tall Pokemon (depending on tension).
This free crochet Pokemon Charmander pattern is perfect if you like your Pokemon to look more realistic. Although the stitches themselves aren't particularly challenging, working with such tiny fabric pieces does call for some practice.
Although Cubone is a loner Pokemon, I'm sure they would love your company. Although it wears its skull as a helmet, looking tough, it secretly cries at night for its mother. What a sweet thing to crochet, no?
Meowth is a feline-type Pokemon who is obsessed with round and shiny objects. He frequently gets in trouble for attempting to steal Pikachu. Using its signature move, Pay Day, he is able to create coins.
This Charmander plushie crochet pattern will be too irresistible to refuse, won't it? The pattern assumes that the reader is familiar with the basics of amigurumi and crocheting, so an intermediate level of experience is required.
This crochet pattern is a detailed crochet pattern for making a small plushie of one of the popular Pokémon characters, Shiny Charizard. This advanced-level crochet pattern is a must-have for any Pokémon fan.
This is the crochet pattern for Mega Charizard Y, one of the few evolutions of Charizard, along with Shiny Charizard. Again, it is an advanced-level project, so it is a challenge for those looking to advance their skills.