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17 Free Crochet Frog Patterns

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Are you looking for your next adorable amigurumi project? Hop into our curated collection of free frog crochet patterns! From cuddly frog plushies to cute hats and whimsical home decor, these crochet frog patterns will give you lots of ideas for fun projects that are sure to bring smiles.

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Our Favorite Crochet Frog Patterns

This collection of free patterns has something for every frog lover, including cuddly amigurumi plushies, functional coasters, granny squares, quirky hats, and even adorable froggy backpacks. Full of whimsy and creativity, these patterns are ideal for beginners and intermediate-level crocheters.

Moreover, these patterns are quick to make, ideal for gift-giving, or selling at craft fairs. And most importantly, they’re guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone’s face! So grab your hooks, and let’s jump in!

Can beginners crochet frog amigurumi?

You’ll find plenty of crochet frog patterns for beginners in this list. With some basic crochet skills under your belt, like magic circles, chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochets, and increasing and decreasing, you’re ready to try these cute frog projects.

Some of our favorite patterns for crochet newbies are the No-Sew Mini Frog (#3) and the Long-Legged Frog (#11). 

17 Free Crochet Frog Patterns

Enjoy these free crochet frog patterns for your next project. Happy crocheting!

Essential Crochet Supplies for Crochet Frogs

Before starting your crochet frog pattern, read through your supplies list and gather everything you’ll need. While each pattern is different, here’s a quick rundown of the most common supplies you may need:

  • Crochet hook
  • Yarn
  • Polyfill
  • Embroidery thread
  • Other notions (tapestry needle, felt, stitch markers, scissors, etc.)
  • Safety eyes (Please note that safety eyes are a choking hazard for children under 3, so consider embroidering the eyes instead if you’re crafting for little ones.)

What is the best yarn to use for amigurumi frogs?

Choosing the right yarn can really bring your amigurumi frog to life. Most patterns recommend DK or worsted-weight yarn. Generally, you’ll want to avoid fluffy yarns, as they make it tricky to see and count your stitches. 

We’ve included the suggested yarn for each pattern to make it easy.

Crochet Techniques You’ll Need

Here are some of the most common crochet techniques that you’ll find in these frog patterns:

Tips for Crocheting Frog Patterns

Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your crocheted frog project.

Use stitch markers.

Stitch markers make it easy to keep track of your stitches and rounds as you work. With stitch markers, you can spend more time enjoying your project and less time worrying about counting!

Use an invisible single crochet decrease for a neater look.

This invisible single crochet decrease technique is a great way to achieve a neat, polished look.

Go for a smaller crochet hook.

A smaller crochet hook creates a tighter fabric, which is perfect for amigurumi. A tighter fabric means the stuffing will stay put inside your frog and won’t show through or pop out of your stitches.

Don’t overstuff.

When you stuff your frog, it’s a good idea to start with less stuffing than you think. Overstuffing can make your frog too stiff. Remember, you can always add a bit more stuffing before seaming, if necessary!

More Crochet Patterns

If you love to crochet, you may be interested in these related pattern collections.

photo collage of a crochet frog backpack, a flat crochet frog, and two crochet frog plushes, with text overlay that reads, "17+ Free Crochet Frog Patterns"

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Sunday 25th of June 2023

I really love all of the frog patterns and the butterfly’s, thank you so much