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14

Free Crochet Shark Patterns
To Make Today

Are you looking for a new crochet project to sink your teeth into? Why not try making a crochet shark? Here are 14 of the best free crochet shark patterns so you can crochet your very own toothy friend.

A grey and white crochet shark being held in someones hand.
Photo: elisascrochet.com

Finley the Shark from Elisa’s Crochet

I love this little guy! Measuring 6½” x 3½” (16.5 cm x 9 cm), this free crochet shark pattern is one of my personal favourites.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton in Grey and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.75 mm (C-2) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black cotton thread, polyester filling, 6 mm safety eyes, scissors, and a yarn needle.

A blue and white crochet baby shark.
Photo: Nadia @scandistyle_dolls

Baby Shark from Nadia @scandistyle_dolls

This cute mini crochet shark pattern is free via Instagram; it measures approximately 3″ (8 cm) when completed.

YARN REQUIRED: about 25 g (90 m) of #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton in light blue and white.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 1.5 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black cotton thread, 4 mm safety eyes, glue, a sewing needle, scissors, and fiberfill stuffing.

A blue and white crochet whale shark on a white box.
Photo: mycrochetchums.com

Amigurumi Crochet Whale Shark from My Crochet Chums

A whale shark is not actually a whale but a filter-feeding shark, and this fine specimen measures about 8″ (20 cm) from head to tail.

YARN REQUIRED: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton, e.g., Catona from Scheepjes. You’ll need about 30 g of the Capri Blue colourway, 20 g of Snow White, and a small amount of Jet Black.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle, toy stuffing, stitch markers, pins, and scissors.

A grey crochet hammerhead shark being held in a hand.
Photo: lovecrafts.com

Hammerhead Shark Friend from Love Crafts

Designed by Lauren Willis, this cute crochet shark pattern is free on the Love Crafts site. The shark pictured uses DK yarn and a 4 mm hook, but you can use any yarn you have at hand and a crochet hook one size smaller than the one recommended on the yarn label.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton in Grey.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: safety eyes, scissors, toy stuffing, a yarn needle, and black yarn for the mouth.

A grey crochet hammerhead shark with dark grey stripes on a blue background.
Photo: hobbii.com

Hammerhead Shark from Hobbii

Designed by Maja Hansen for Hobbii Design, this free crochet shark pattern makes an adorable toy.

YARN REQUIRED: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton, e.g., Baby Cotton Organic from Hobbii. You’ll need Silver Grey, Grey, and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.75 mm (C-2) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 10 mm safety eyes, fiberfill stuffing, an embroidery needle, scissors, and cardboard (optional).

Crochet shark amigurumi with teeth on a white background.
Photo: 1dogwoof.com

Crochet Shark Amigurumi from One Dog Woof

Bernard the Ball Shark from One Dog Woof is a simple design with a toothy grin that is sure to make you smile. He makes a great cuddly toy too, measuring 6-8″ x 6-8″ (15-20 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, in dark grey, light grey, and white.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 12 mm safety eyes, black cotton yarn, an embroidery needle, scissors, polyester fiberfill, and an embroidery needle.

A grey crochet shark worked in chunky weight yarn.
Photo: keepcalmandcrochetonuk.com

Baby Shark Chunky Amigurumi from Keep Calm and Crochet On U.K.

This crochet baby shark pattern works up quickly in Super Bulky weight yarn. It’s perfect for babies and toddlers with its embroidered features. You could use safety eyes for older children.

YARN REQUIRED: 100g/ 80 m of #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn, e.g., Super Chunky from Marriner.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, a yarn needle, polyester toy stuffing, scissors, and black yarn.

A cute cartoon-style amigurumi crochet shark.
Photo: elisascrochet.com

Hammerhead Shark From Elisa’s Crochet

This free hammerhead shark pattern is so cute and would make a wonderful gift. The instructions provided assume you have some experience with amigurumi, but if you need more detailed instructions with step-by-step photos you can purchase the pattern as a PDF.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in Grey, Turquoise, and Black.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: polyester fiberfill, 10 mm plastic safety eyes, a small piece of white felt, scissors, and a needle.

Video: Knit Grit

Baby Shark from Knit Grit

Learn how to crochet your own baby shark with this free video tutorial suitable for beginners.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand, in Grey and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: toy stuffing, safety eyes, a darning needle, pins, and scissors.

A grey and white crochet shark with shells and a toy ship.
Photo: cuddlystitchescraft.com

Free Crochet Shark Pattern from Cuddly Stitches Craft

This free crochet shark softie has a finished length of approximately 8½” (21 cm) and a 5″ (12.5 cm) height.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton, e.g., Jeans from Yarn Art, in Grey and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black embroidery thread, polyester fiberfill, scissors, a yarn needle, large head pins, 10 mm safety eyes, and a stitch marker.

A dark blue crochet shark.
Photo: sirpurlgrey.com

Shark Amigurumi from Sir Purl Grey

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn., e.g., Bernat Premium Aran, in Blue and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black embroidery thread, polyester fiberfill, 8 mm safety eyes. scissors, and a yarn needle.

A large crochet shark with red mouth and teeth showing.
Photo: crochet-patterns-free.com

Fergal Sharkey from Lisa Auch

This free pattern is for a big shark toy; when completed the shark measures approximately 25″ long (63.5 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: 200 g of Grey #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn; and smaller amounts of Red, White, and Black.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, scissors, stuffing material, and a yarn needle.

A grey crochet shark with green eyes.
Photo: Erika Olimpiew

Sharky Stuffed Toy from Erika Olimpiew

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Impeccable from Loops & Threads. You’ll need one 128 g skein of Silver Grey.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black embroidery thread, 15 mm safety eyes, polyfill stuffing, scissors, stitch markers, and a yarn needle.

A crochet whale shark worked in dark blue and white yarn.
Photo: amidorablecrochet.ca

Whale Shark Pattern from Amidorable Crochet

The finished size is 13″ (33 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in Dark Blue and White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: toy stuffing, 8 mm safety eyes, scissors, and a needle.

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