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Jolly Amigurumi Jellyfish Must-Try Free Crochet Pattern

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Jolly Jellyfish: Amigurumi Crochet Pattern for a Delightful Ocean Friend

I’ve had my share of ocean-inspired creations – from mermaids to shells – but lemme tell ya, nothing, and I mean nothing, has made my heart flutter quite like this Jolly Jellyfish crochet pattern! It’s almost like catching a whiff of that salty sea breeze, mixed with a touch of whimsy, right on your craft table.

Every time I loop and twist my yarn, crafting those delicate tentacles, I’m flooded with a sense of serenity. And those cute little eyes! They’re as if they’re beckoning me into a world beneath the waves. The rhythm of crocheting this critter is almost meditative. It’s not just another crochet job, it’s… well, it’s like painting the ocean with yarn.

For those with a penchant for marine wonders, or just looking to sprinkle some oceanic charm in their living space – diving into this pattern is your ticket. And, trust this old-timer, once you’ve made one, you’ll be hooked – pun absolutely intended!

Pattern Designer: Natalia Ruzanova


  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • Cotton yarn: Catania in light pink (246), white (106), cyclamen (114), pink (255) and mauve (399)
  • Stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker


Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
Hdc – half double crochet
Dc – double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
FO – fasten off


Use the light pink yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: (inc) x6 (12)
Rnd 3: (inc, sc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5: (inc, 3 sc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6: 2 sc, (inc, 4 sc) x 5, inc, 2 sc (36)
Rnd 7: 4 sc, (inc, 5 sc) x 5, inc, sc (42)
Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) x 6 (48)
Rnd 9-10: sc around (48)
Rnd 11: (inc, 7 sc) x 6 (54)
Rnd 12-19: sc around (54)

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Rnd 20: (dec, 7 sc) x 6 (48)
Rnd 21: (dec, 6 sc) x 6 (42)
Rnd 22: FLO sc around (42)

Don’t cut the yarn, we are going to make the binding (upper layer).

Use only the front loops of the last round (round 22): (3 dc* in next 3 loops, 3 tr in next 3 loops) x 7 (126)

* 3 dc together in one loop and repeat it 3 times.

Fasten off.

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The binding (lower layer): attach the cyclamen color of yarn to the first back loop of last round (round 22)
Ch 7, start in the second chain from hook: 2 sc, 2 hdc, 2 dc, then make a sl st in next 2 loops. Repeat it 20 times more.

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Stuff the body firmly.

Bottom Part

Use the light pink yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: (inc) x 6 (12)
Rnd 3: (inc, sc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5: (inc, 3 sc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6: 2 sc, (inc, 4 sc) x 5, nc, 2 sc (36)
Rnd 7: 4 sc, (inc, 5 sc) x 5, inc, sc (42)
Rnd 8: sc around (42)

Cut the yarn, leave a long tail for sewing.

Tentacles (first type)

Use the pink yarn.

Ch 45. Start in the second chain from hook: sc, dc, dc, hdc, sc, sl st in next 39 st (44)

Cut the yarn, and leave a tail for sewing.

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Tentacles (second type) x6

Use the white and cyclamen yarn.

White color: ch 30, ch 35, and ch 40.
Cut the yarn, and leave a tail for sewing.
Cyclamen color: ch 30, ch 35 and ch 40
Cut the yarn, and leave a tail for sewing.

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Tentacles (third type) x 3

Use the mauve yarn.

Ch 45. Start in second chain from hook: 3 hdc in each chain stitch (132)

Cut the yarn, and leave a tail for sewing.

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Use the hook, and attach the tentacle’s third type through the magic ring of the bottom part. Insert the hook from the wrong side to the outside, pick up the tails and pull it through,

Secure the tails on the wrong side by going across the loops using the needle as shown on photo. Then make 2 knots.

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Attach the tentacles first and second types between rounds 1 and 2.

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Sew the bottom part to the back loops round 21 of the body.

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At last, sew the spots on the body.

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Well, there you have it, folks! I hope this guide has inspired you to pick up your crochet hook and create your own jellyfish. This little ocean friend is sure to bring joy to anyone who lays eyes on it with its bright colors, playful tentacles, and friendly smile.

As you work through the pattern, remember that crocheting is not just a craft, but a form of self-expression. Don’t be afraid to make it your own by changing up the colors or adding extra embellishments. After all, creativity knows no bounds!

So go ahead and dive into the world of amigurumi with this delightful jellyfish pattern. You’ll be hooked in no time (pun intended)!

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