Crochet Axolotl Amigurumi Free Pattern

Hello amigurumi lovers and beautiful visitors, I wanted to share the free amigurumi patterns for you here. In my article I will share 1 pattern and how to make it for you. At the end of my article, I will share amigurumi patterns that can generate ideas for you.

Materials and tools

  • DK yarn in white and purple
  • 2.5mm hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Polyfill
  • Stitch marker
  • Embroidery thread: black
  • 8mm safety eyes

Abbreviations (Symbols- US term)

You might not use all the abbreviations in the amigurumi crochet pattern but I still want to show you all just to refer. They are all easy to remember and follow.

MR: magic ring
CH: chain
X – sc: Single crochet
T -hdc: half double crochet
F – dc: double crochet
E – tr: Triple crochet
V – inc: Increase (make 2 stitches in 1 stitch)

W – 3 sts in same st: (make 3 stitches in 1 stitch)
A – dec: Decrease (make 1 stitch from 2 stitches)

M – make 1st from 3sts: Decrease (make 1 stitch from 3 stitches)
TV, FV, EV – hdcinc, dcinc, trinc: Increase with half double crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet
TA, FA, EA – hdcdec, dcdec, trdec: Decrease with half double crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet
BLO: Back loop only
FLO: Front loop only
SS – ss: slip stitch
FO: Fasten off
St/Sts: Stitch/Stitches

Head of the kawaii axolotl amigurumi

Light purple yarn

1) MR 6X (6)

2) 6V (12)

3) (X, V)*6 (18)

4) (2X, V)*6 (24)

5) (3X, V)*6 (30)

6) (4X, V)*6 (36)

7) (5X, V)*6 (42)

8-14) 42X (42)

15) (5X, A)*6 (36)

16) (4X, A)*6 (30)

17) (3X, A)*6 (24)

18) (2X, A)*6 (18)

FO. Leave a long tail to sew. Stuff the head.

Body of the cute axolotl amigurumi

Light purple yarn

1) MR 6X (6)

2) 6V (12)

3) 12X (12)

4) (X, V)*6 (18)

5) 18X (18)

6) (2X, V)*6 (24)

7) 24X (24)

8) (3X, V)*6 (30)

9) 30X (30)

10) (4X, V)*6 (36)

11-13) 36X (36)

14) A, 34X (35)

15) 16X, A, 17X (34)

16) A, 32X (33)

17) 15X, A, 16X (32)

18) (2X, A)*8 (24)

19) (2X, A)*6 (18)

FO. Stuff the body.

Legs (Make 4)

Light purple yarn

1) MR 6X (6)2-4) 6X (6)5) Fold in half and crochet through 2 opposite sts 2X. (2)

FO. Do not stuff. Leave a yarn tail to sew.

Ears (Make 6)

White or off-white yarn1) MR 6X (6)2) 6X (6)3) 6V (12)4) 12X (12)5) (X, V)*6 (18)6-7) 18X (18)8) (X, A)*6 (12)9-10) 12X (12)FO. Leave yarn tail to sew.


 White or off-white yarnWe will use the surface crochet technique here. Start to crochet from the left side at row 10 of the body, go over MR, then go to the right side of the body, end at row 10.1) 21SS on the surface, turn  (21)2) (TV, FV, 2EV, FV, TV, SS)*3 (39). FO and hide yarn tail.


Face: Use crochet thread or 1 strand of 1mm cotton yarn to embroider the face as the photo: Eyebrows at row 9, keep 5 sts in between. Eyelashes at the same row of eyes. Cheeks between rows 13-14, keep 7sts apart and 1st in width.Sew the ears to the head: 2 first ones are opposite across MR, start at row 4, then sew others next to the first one (all ears should be from row 4 to row 15).Sew 2  legs at rows 4-5 from the neck, 2 legs at rows 12-13  from the neck

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All Finished.