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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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!
17 Free Crochet Frog Patterns
Enjoy these free crochet frog patterns for your next project. Happy crocheting!
This cute little crochet frog is made in eight pieces and then assembled together. Most of the pattern is crocheted in continuous rounds. After your frog is assembled, add the safety eyes, embroidered nose, and felt cheeks to bring this amigurumi project to life!
This friendly frog is created in original amigurumi style, with a large head and smaller body. Its finished size is approximately 5.5”. To make this smiley creature, you’ll need to know how to work a chain, slip stitch, single crochet, increase, and decrease.
These mini frogs are beginner friendly and don’t require any sewing! The size of these quick-to-make frogs can be easily adjusted by using a different yarn weight. DK weight yarn makes a perfect, keychain-sized frog!
Fred the frog is a small little creature that honors the spring frogs in Estonia. He measures just over 2 inches tall. This is a simple pattern to make, but it does require being comfortable with fingering weight yarn and a small crochet hook.
For this little tree frog, you’ll need to gather some wire for his bendable, lifelike legs. This realistic crochet frog pattern does require some small details for his little toes, so make sure you’re up for a bit of sewing. The cuteness of this fun-loving tree frog will be well worth it!
This royal frog features a little crown and a belly patch that doubles as a tiny pocket! The pattern is worked in flat rows and then joined. He measures about 6 inches tall and has a fun and unique 2-D look.
This charming frog prince measures approximately 15 inches tall and would make an adorable gift! Featuring a crown, cape, and bouquet, this big crochet frog pattern is the perfect way to say “I love you”! This pattern is ideal for intermediates.
This tree frog features large eyes, bendable legs (made with pipe cleaners), and bright feet. He’s crocheted in pieces and then sewn together. This tree frog would make an adorable gift for a frog lover!
This wizard frog comes complete with his own story about his previous life as a human. Give this gift to a friend or to a little one, and make sure to share the story, too! He measures about 4 inches tall.
This long-legged frog is easy to make, so you may soon find yourself with a whole family of them! For this chunky frog crochet pattern, you’ll need to know how to work the chain, slip stitch, single crochet, and bobble stitch. Choose your favorite color and enjoy this fun and quick pattern!
This pattern is where a love of frogs and a love for granny squares collide! This intermediate-level granny square pattern could be added to a blanket, made into a pillow, or used as a fun decoration. When finished, it measures approximately 6” x 6”.
This crochet frog hat works up quickly and would make an adorable wardrobe addition for a little boy or little girl. It’s available in six different sizes - all the way from 0-3 months up through adult. To make this hat, you’ll need to know how to work a magic ring, single crochet, and half double crochet.
These little creatures can be created wearing either a cowboy hat or a mushroom beret. Each one measures a little over 4 inches tall. With their tiny hats, blushing cheeks, and adorable round bellies, these friendly little frogs are irresistibly cute!
You can make these coasters your own by choosing bright, popping colors or more muted tones to match your home. They’re also excellent for giving as gifts! The coaster is double-sided for extra absorbency and thickness.
This froggy backpack is practical, but also so very cute! You can keep the strawberry and mushroom applique idea, or switch the theme to whatever appliques suit your fancy! Make sure to read through the supplies list thoroughly and collect everything you’ll need before getting started on this project.
Here’s an easy crochet pattern that would be perfect for preschoolers or elementary students to take to the classroom or just to fill with toys and snacks for a day out! Not only is this frog backpack useful, but it also doubles as a friendly companion. The zipper pocket keeps belongings safely inside.
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