This is a curated collection of the best free crochet dolphin patterns plus five of my favourite premium patterns.
7 Fabulous and Free Crochet Dolphin Patterns
La Dauphine from Amour Fou
This sweet crochet dolphin pattern is available for free in English, French and Spanish. The finished dolphin toy measures approximately 7¾” (20 cm) long.
YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight, cotton yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: polyfill stuffing, scissors, black or brown embroidery thread, and a tapestry needle.
Dolphin Amigurumi from Canal Crochet
This cute amigurumi dolphin is small enough to use as a keychain. The written pattern is basic and includes crochet abbreviations in Spanish, English, and French. There is also a video tutorial to accompany the pattern; the video is in Spanish with English captions.
Free Crochet Dolphin Pattern from Cuddly Stitches Craft
Suitable for crocheters with basic/intermediate skills, this free crochet dolphin softie measures approximately 8¼” (21cm) long when completed in the materials listed in the pattern. There are also some helpful video tutorials for amigurumi techniques on this site.
YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight, cotton yarn. E.g., Jeans from YarnArt.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black embroidery thread, polyester fiberfill, scissors, a yarn needle, pins with large heads, a stitch marker, and 12 mm safety eyes (optional).
Dolphin Pattern from Amidorable Crochet
Make a big crochet dolphin softie toy with this free pattern from Amidorable Crochet. The finished toy measures 17″ (43 cm) long.
YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Red Heart Super Saver.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 8 mm safety eyes, stuffing material, scissors, a needle, black embroidery thread, and stitch markers.
Crochet Baby Dolphin from Heavenly Crochet Amigurumi
Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to crochet these cute little crochet dolphin amigurumi.
Dolphin Amigurumi Pattern fom Sueńos Blanditos
You will need to sign up for a free subscription to Suenos Blanditos to access this free dolphin amigurumi pattern.
Dolphin Amigurumi Crochet Pattern from Pops de Milk
Suitable for advanced beginners/intermediate skill level crocheters, this little crochet dolphin measures approximately 5½” (14 cm) when completed.
YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Super Value from Bernat.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm and 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: polyfill stuffing, 4 mm safety eyes, a yarn needle, a stitch marker, and scissors.
5 Favourite Premium Crochet Dolphin Patterns
Crochet Dolphin from Aeron
This amigurumi dolphin softie toy measures about 10½” (26.5 cm) when made up in bulky weight yarn. The premium pattern includes detailed instructions and colour photos and is suitable for advanced beginners.
Dolphin Amigurumi Kawaii Cuddler from 3 am Grace Designs
Learn how to crochet this cute dolphin cuddler pillow toy with this premium pattern from 3 am Grace Designs. The pattern is suitable for beginners and is made from two flat pieces that are joined together.
The Little Dolphin Amigurumi Pattern from Bebe Handmade Gifts
The Little Dolphin amigurumi pattern works up in just a few hours. The pattern is suited to experienced crocheters and includes 11 pages and 23 step-by-step photos.
Crochet Sea Animals from RNata
Why stop at dolphins!, create your own crochet ocean aquarium with this premium pattern from RNata. This pattern includes instructions for six adorable sea creatures: a dolphin, fish, octopus, turtle, blue whale, and hammerhead shark. The finished toys measure approximately 4-6¾” (10-17 cm) from top to bottom.
YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight, cotton yarn. E.g., Catania from Schachenmayr.
NOTIONS: black embroidery thread, 6 mm safety eyes, stuffing material, a yarn needle, scissors, and a stitch marker.
Pearl the Dolphin from Critterbeans
Pearl is a cute, chubby little amigurumi dolphin with a finished size of about 4½” long and 3″ tall (11.5 x 7.5 cm). The pattern includes step-by-step photos and is rated easy to intermediate.