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Adorable Amigurumi Penguin Pal Free Crochet Pattern

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Adorable Amigurumi Penguin Pal Free Crochet Pattern

Oh boy, have I got a treat for you! Just stumbled across this absolutely adorable crochet amigurumi penguin pattern, and it’s screaming to be a part of your holiday collection. This little fella comes with its own snug rose scarf, making it the cutest addition to your Christmas tree or as a heartfelt handmade gift.

The crafty journey begins with creating the body in lush black and white yarns, securing the right plushness with careful stitches. And the character comes alive with its tiny flippers and beady eyes, it’s… oh, so charming! Once you have the body down, wrap that baby penguin in a delicate rose scarf, and you’ll swear it’s blushing with joy. Truly, the craft is in the details!

By the way, if you’re winging it with crochet hooks for the first time, don’t panic. This pattern’s as friendly as the penguin itself – just keep those stitches tight and your imagination warmer than a hug.

And remember, perfection is overrated; a little quirky twist or a wonky flipper just means your penguin’s got personality. Dive into it with gusto!

Designer: Double Dutch Crochet Co

Materials & Tools

  • Yarn color A: 30 g bulky size 6 velvet yarn (Baby Snuggle in Dusty Rose)
  • Color B: 20 g bulky size 6 velvet (Baby Snuggle in Soft Pink)
  • Color C: 30 g bulky size 6 velvet yarn (Baby Snuggle in Powder Pink)
  • Color D: 1 g bulky size 6 velvet yarn (Baby Snuggle in Sunshine)
  • Color E: 2 g medium size 4 in White
  • 5.5 mm hook
  • 3.75 mm hook
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors
  • Fabric pins
  • Stitch marker
  • Fiberfill
  • Ribbon
  • 10 mm safety ees


Rnd – round
Mr – magic ring
Sc– single crochet
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease

Body / Hat

(5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn)

Color A yarn.

Rnd 1: Mr, sc 8 (8)
Rnd 2: inc x 8 (16)
Rnd 3: (3 sc, inc) x 4 (20)
Rnd 4-5: 20 sc (2 rounds) (20)

To change color end the last stitch of the previous row or stitch with the new color. Continue this for all color changes.

Amigurumi Penguin color change

Rnd 6: [B] 2 sc, [A] 3 sc, [B] 2 sc, [A] 12 sc, [B] 1 sc (20)
Rnd 7: [B] 3 sc, [A] 1 sc, [B] 4 sc, [A] 11 sc, [B] 1 sc (20)
Rnd 8: [B] 8 sc, [A] 11 sc, [C] 1 sc (20)

Color C yarn.

Rnd 9-12: 20 sc (4 rounds) (20)

Place eyes and nose.

Rnd 13: (3 sc, dec) x 4 (16)

Start stuffing.

Amigurumi Penguin stuffing

Rnd 14: dec x 8 (8)

Sl st and tie off. Gather the remaining 8 stitches and pull tight, weave in ends.


(Darning needle, bulky yarn)

Using your darning needle and color D yarn, insert the needle into the top of round 8, centered between the eyes approx one stitch from each eye.

Amigurumi Penguin beak 1

Go back around for a total of 3 times.

Amigurumi Penguin beak 2

Beak finished. Tie off and weave in ends.

Amigurumi Penguin beak 3

Fins x2

(3.75 mm hook, bulky yarn)

Color C yarn.

  • Sl st ti the side of the body (4) on round 9, chain 5
  • Skip te first ch, place one (3) sc in each of the remaining 4 chains

Sl st to next stitch
Do not stuff.

  • Using fabric pins. mark where you want your fin.
Amigurumi Penguin fins 1
  • Make a slip knot and using the 3.75 mm hook, insert it into one stitch directly into the body.
  • Chain 5
  • Skip the first chain. Make one sc in the remaining 4 chains. Make a slip stitch to the next stitch to secure.
Amigurumi Penguin fins 3
  • Repeat on both sides. Once complete, tie off and weave in yarn ends.


(3.75 mm hook, medium weight yarn)

Color E Yarn

Row 1: slipknot, ch 65 (65)
Row 2: skip the first chain, [hdc, sl st] x 32 (64)

Sl st and tie off.

  • Complete row 1 and 2. If 65 chains is too long, adjust the amount of chains with a different odd number.
  • Wrap yarn around your hand and cut to create strands of yarn for the tassels on the edge of the scarf.
Amigurumi Penguin scarf 1
  • Attach 2-3 strand of yan to the end of the scarf to create the assels.
Amigurumi Penguin scarf 2
  • Cut to desire length and separate strands of yarn as desired.
  • Wrap scarf around round 9 of the body and pin it with a fabric pin. Sew scared onto the body with a darning needle.
Amigurumi Penguin scarf 3
  • Using a darnin needle, attach ribbon to the very top of the head. Tie a bow.
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