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Mesmerizing Manta Ray Amigurumi Free Pattern

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Amigurumi Manta Rays: Mesmerizing Free Crochet Pattern

Ah, I stumbled upon this darling amigurumi manta ray pattern the other day, and let me tell you, it was love at first sight. I’ve seen my fair share of crochet patterns over the years, but there’s something about crafting creatures from the deep blue that tugs at my heartstrings.

This pattern, in its elegance and simplicity, brings the graceful manta ray into our hands in the most charming way. Imagine the joy of crocheting those wide, swooping fins and that distinct, smiling face! It’s not every day you find a project that feels like a warm, oceanic hug.

But, here’s the catch—not only is this pattern a delightful challenge for those with a bit of experience under their belts, it’s also deeply satisfying for beginners who are ready to take the plunge into slightly deeper waters. The instructions are clear as crystal, guiding you through each step with the patience and detail only found in those truly passionate about their craft.

You’ll weave your magic with basic stitches, yet emerge with something that feels extraordinarily special. Sure, there might be a typo or two hidden like treasures within the pattern (maybe in the stitch count or the color changes), but isn’t that just part of the adventure? Each manta ray turns out unique, a testament to the beauty of handmade crafts.

Designer: Les Mailles Du Rocher

Materials & Tools

  • Yarn Ricorumi 061, 033
  • Black embroidery thread
  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • 6 mm safety eyes
  • Stitch marker
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill
  • Yarn needle

Size: 11 x 12 cm


Rnd – round
Mr – magic ring
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Sc – single crochet
FLO – front loops
BLO – back loops
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
* – repeat till the end of round


Make ch 11. Crochet around the chain, starting in 2nd ch from hook.

Rnd 1: 9 sc, 3 sc in last ch, 8 sc, inc (22)
Rnd 2: inc, 8 s, 3 inc, 8 sc, 2 inc (28)
Rnd 3-5: 28 sc (28)

If you want a longer head (blue design on photo), add a round of 28 sc

Rnd 6: ch 9, 8 sc on along the chain, continue 14 sc on the body ch 9, 8 sc along the chain, continue 14 sc on the body (44)
Rnd 7: 60 sc (as you crochet 8 sc along the other side of the 2 chains) (60)
Rnd 8: 60 sc (60)

Insert the safety eyes between rnds 4 and 5, approx 7 visible stitches apart.

Rnd 9: 8 sc, dec, 28 sc, dec, 20 sc (58)
Rnd 10: 7 sc, dec, 27 sc, dec, 20 sc (56)
Rnd 11: 7 sc, dec, 26 sc, dec, 19 sc (54)
Rnd 12: 6 sc, dec, 26 sc, dec, 18 sc (52)
Rnd 13: 6 sc, dec, 25 sc, dec, 17 sc (50)
Rnd 14: (3 sc, dec)* (40)
Rnd 15: 40 sc (40)
Rnd 16: 5 sc, dec, 19 sc, dec, 12 sc (38)
Rnd 17: 4 sc, dec, 17 sc, dec, 13 sc (36)
Rnd 18: 36 sc (36)
Rnd 19: (4 sc, dec)* (30)
Rnd 20: 30 sc (30)
Rnd 21: (3 sc, dec)* (24)
Rnd 22: 24 sc (24)

Stuff lightly.

Rnd 23: (2 sc, dec)* (18)
Rnd 24: 18 sc (18)
Rnd 25: (1 sc, dec)* (12)
Rnd 26: 12 sc (12)

Finish stuffing.

Rnd 27: (dec)* (6)
Ch 12, 11 sl st along the chain, 1 sl st in rnd 26. Fasten off and close.

If you prefer slightly smaller wings (blue design), in rnd 6, make 2 x ch 8 instead of 9, as follow:

  1. ch 8, 7 sc on along the chain, continue 14 sc on the body, ch 8, 7 sc along the chain, continue 14 sc on the body (42)
  2. 56 sc (as you crochet 7 sc along the other side of the 2 chains) (56)
  3. 56 sc (56)

Then continue by following the instructions from rnd 11.

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