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Crochet Dinosaur Patterns


This amazing collection of crochet dinosaur patterns will have you crocheting your own Jurassic Park in no time! I’ve included 30 of the very best free patterns, plus three favourite paid patterns.


Free Crochet Dinosaur Patterns with Written Instructions

Two crochet Triceratops amigurumi.
Photo: Halime Özel

Crochet Triceratops Dinsosaur from Halime Özel

The detail in this free pattern is just gorgeous. The pattern comes from the talented Halime Özel via ravelry.com.

YARN REQUIRED: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: fiberfill, stitch markers, scissors, and an embroidery needle.

Amigurumi Ankylosaurus.
Photo: Halime Özel

The Ankylosaurus Tom Anks from Halime Özel

Another beautifully detailed free crochet dinosaur pattern from Halime Özel; this pattern makes excellent use of bobble stitch. It is available as a free download via ravelry.com. This designer also has some beautiful premium patterns that are worth checking out.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton yarn, e.g., Drops Safran from Garnstudio.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: fiberfill, stitch markers, safety eyes, scissors, and an embroidery needle.

Two crocheted Stegosaurus dinosaurs.
Photo: apurposeandastitch.com

Greg the Steg – A Free Amigurumi Pattern from A Purpose and a Stitch

When finished this crochet dinosaur will measure approximately 8 ½” (21 cm) in length and 4 ½ ” tall. The dinosaur’s girth is approximately 10″ (25 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in two colours. You will need approximately 85 yards (77 m) for the body and legs and 17 yards (15 m) for the spikes and the spots.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4)
NOTIONS: fiberfill, 10 mm safety eyes, black embroidery floss, embroidery needle, scissors, stitch markers, and sewing needle and thread.

A pink and a blue crochet Brontosaursus dinosaur.
Photo: stringydingding.com

Brontosaurus Dinosaur Amigurumi from Stringy Dingding

A free crochet pattern for an adorable crochet dinosaur. The pattern includes a guide to sewing on the limbs to ensure your dinosaur stands correctly.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in three colours. A main colour and contrast colour for the body and white yarn for the chest.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6)
NOTIONS: 12 mm safety eyes, tapestry needle, scissors, and stuffing.

Bright green mini crochet Stegosaurus.
Photo: posdemilk.com

Mini Crochet Stegosaurus from Pops de Milk

The finished crochet dinosaur is approximately 3 ½” (9 cm) tall.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4), and 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: stitch marker, fiberfill, safety eyes, embroidery needle, sewing pins, and scissors.

Green crochet dinodaur plushie.
Photo: cuddlystitchescraft.com

Danny the Dinosaur from Cuddly Stitches Craft

The designer of this free dinosaur crochet pattern indicates that the pattern is suited to more experienced crocheters. But suggests that the detailed step-by-step instructions are so easy to follow that any crocheter gives it a go regardless of skill level.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton acrylic yarn, e.g., Jeans by YarnArt. You’ll need two 1.7 oz (50 g) balls of green yarn and one 1.7 oz (50 g) ball of grey yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch marker, 12 mm safety eyes, sewing pins with large heads.

Colorful crochet Triceratops.
Photo: amigurumi.today

Free Amigurumi Triceratops Crochet Pattern from Amigurumi Today

If you use the yarn and hook size specified in the pattern, your finished crochet dinosaur will measure approximately 6″ (15 cm) tall.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton acrylic, e.g., Jeans from YarnArt.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2-2.5 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 8 mm safety eyes, fiberfill, scissors, and sewing needle.

Crocheted Brontosaurus.
Photo: asmihandmade.com

No-Sew Crochet Brontosaurus: Free Crochet Pattern from Asmi Handmade

This clever little crochet dinosaur is made all in one piece – no hand sewing required!

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: tapestry needle, scissors, stitch marker, stuffing, and a small amount of black yarn or thread for embroidering the eyes (or you can use safety eyes if you prefer).

Crochet dinosaur softie.
Photo: 5littlemonsters.com

Dinosaur Softie from 5 Little Monsters

The finished size of this cute crochet dinosaur softie is approximately 9 ½” (24 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in two colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, 12 mm safety eyes, poly-fil, yarn needle.

Crochet T-Rex dinosaur.
Photo: garnstudio.com

Bob the Dinosaur by DROPS Design

This adorable crocheted T-Rex dinosaur measures approximately 7″ (18 cm) in height and length.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., DROPS Merino Extra Fine. You will need about 50g of the main colour for the body and a smaller amount for the contrasting legs and spines. You will also need a small amount of black yarn or embroidery floss for the eyes.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: yarn needle, scissors.

A crochet dinoaur wearing headphones.
Photo: hobbii.com

Free Dinosaur Crochet Pattern from Hobbii

Safi the Dino makes a lovely cuddly crochet toy, approximately 14″/35 cm high. It is an intermediate-level pattern.

YARN REQUIRED: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton, e.g., Friends Cotton 8/4 from Hobbii.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 5 mm safety eyes, small prices of black and white scrap yarn, scissors, a tapestry needle, and scissors.

a crochet T-rex toy with a beanie.
Photo: amigurumi.today

Free T-Rex Crochet Pattern from Amigurumi Today

This is a free crochet T-rex pattern, but you’ll need to sign in to view it. The pattern includes step-by-step photos and clear instructions, but it is not a tutorial and is not for beginners.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn, e.g., Jeans from YarnArt, and cotton thread for the teeth.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm or 2.25 mm (B-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 8 mm safety eyes, scissors, polyester fiberfill, and a sewing needle.

An amigurumi doll wearing a dinosaur outfit.
Photo: amigurumi.today

Amigurumi Doll in Dino Outfit from Amigurumi Today

This super sweet amigurumi pattern is available once you complete a free sign-in to the website linked below. The finished doll is about 5½” (14 cm) tall.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn, e.g., Jeans from YarnArt
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm hook.
NOTIONS: 6 mm safety eyes, 8mm black buttons for the dinosaur eyes, polyfill stuffing, scissors, and a needle.

Two chubby crochet dinosaur toys.
Photo: stringydingding.com

Free Amigurumi Dinosaur Crochet Pattern from Stringy Ding Ding

This cute crochet dinosaur is an easy pattern that uses simple shapes and basic amigurumi techniques.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 9 mm safety eyes, a tapestry needle, scissors, and stuffing material.

A child cuddling a large crochet dinosaur.
Photo: garnstudio.com

Large Crochet Dinosaur Pattern from DROPS Design

Dino Cuddles is a giant T-rex crochet dinosaur pattern and is a larger version of Bob the Dinosaur (featured above). The finished toy is approximately 19″ (48 cm) high and 19″ (48 cm) long. You’ll need about 600 g of yarn in Sea Green for the body, 100 g in the Curry colourway for the legs and spines, and a small amount of black for the eyes.

YARN REQUIRED: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn, e.g., DROPS Snow from Garnstudio.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, stuffing material, and a yarn needle.

A sitting crochet dinosaur made in brightly coloured yarn.
Photo: mycrochetchums.com

Free Crochet Dinosaur Pattern from My Crochet Chums

This cute, free pattern makes a dinosaur toy that is approximately 8″ tall (20 cm). The pattern is worked in a continuous spiral and is made up of multiple parts that are sewn together.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK weight cotton. You’ll need about 30 g in Light Blue, 15 g in Red, 15 g in Lime Green, and a small amount of black for the eyes and mouth.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, stuffing material, and a stitch marker.

Someone holding a cute amigurumi dinosaur made in soft pastel colours.
Photo: @vivir_vintage

Amigirumi Dinosaur Crochet Pattern by Karla Kopaitich

This beautiful crochet dinosaur pattern is available free from @vivir_vintage.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight or #3 / Light / DK weight cotton.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Fiberfill stuffing, black embroidery thread, white cotton yarn, 8 mm safety eyes, scissors, a tapestry needle, an embroidery needle, and a stitch marker.

Side view of a crochet stegosaurus.
Photo: elisascrochet.com

Free Stegosaurus Crochet Pattern from Elisa’s Crochet

Kevin the Dino is just the cutest free stegosaur crochet pattern! He would be such a fun gift to make in your favourite colours! This is an easy-level pattern, and the instructions in the free version are clear but simple. There is a paid PDF version that includes step-by-step photos.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Black embroidery thread, Poly filling, scissors, and a yarn needle.

A green crochet dinosaur with dark green spines.
Photo: repeatcrafterme.com

Squish-A-Saurus Crochet Dino Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

Squish-a-saurus is about 12½” (32 cm) tall when completed in the listed materials.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Red Heart Super Saver in Spring Green and Paddy Green.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 5 mm safety eyes, scissors, a tapestry needle, and stuffing.

Someone holding a mini crochet t-rex dinosaur in the palm of their hand.
Photo: amidorablecrochet.ca

Mini Crochet T-Rex Pattern from Amidorable Crochet

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Patons Astra.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 7 mm safety eyes, stuffing, black embroidery thread for the eyebrows, scissors, and a needle.

A cute crochet dinosaur made in bright greens.
Photo: gruendl.com

Dinosaur Crochet Pattern: Free from Gründl

Dieter the Dinosaur is an intermediate/advanced crochet pattern, available as a free PDF download from Gründl Wolle. The completed toy has a sitting height of approximately 6″ (15 cm).

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton, e.g., Cotton Quick Uni from Gründl Wolle. You’ll need about 50 g in Light Green, 10 g in Grass Green, 10 g in White, and about 3 yds/m each in Black and Yellow.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm – 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, an embroidery needle, and stuffing.

Crocheted Triceratops dinosaur.
Photo: shabbysheepapparel.com

Triceratops Crochet Pattern from Shabby Sheep Apparel

This free crochet dinosaur pattern, designed to avoid sewing; has you join each piece as you go rather than sewing it together at the end. Perfect for all the crocheters who dislike sewing!

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in two colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: safety eyes, polyfill, yarn needle, scissors.

A green amigurumi crochet dinosaur with fluffy hair.
Photo: dutchcrochet.com

Dax the Free Crochet Dinosaur Pattern from Dutch Crochet

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a stitch marker, fiberfill stuffing, and a sewing needle.

Green crochet Brontosaurs dinosaur.
Photo: daisyandstorm.com

Dinosaur Amigurumi from Daisy and Storm

A free crochet brontosaurus pattern.

YARN REQUIRED: approximately 4¼ oz (120 g) of #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: safety eyes, stuffing, embroidery needle, scissors.

Free Crochet Dinosaur Patterns with Video Tutorials

Video: Club Crochet

Triceratops Dinosaur from Club Crochet

This YouTube tutorial will teach you how to crochet a tiny Triceratops dinosaur. The video description also includes a link to download a PDF version of the pattern.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in two colours. One colour for the body and a contrasting colour for the horns.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6)
NOTIONS: stuffing, needle, scissors, and 6 mm safety eyes.

Three little crocheted dinosaurs with open mouths.
Photo: amiamour.com

Dinosaur Amigurumi Pattern from Ami Amour

This free baby dinosaur crochet pattern can be crocheted with or without a belly patch. It is an easy-to-follow crochet pattern; accompanied by a YouTube tutorial which is very helpful for beginners to amigurumi. The finished dinosaur is approximately 5″ (13 cm) tall.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch marker, yarn needle, fiberfill, scissors, glue, and black felt for eyes.

Video: Ami Saigon

Amigurumi Crochet Dinosaur Tutorial by Ami Saigon

This free, four-part video tutorial will teach you how to make these cute amigurumi dinosaurs.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK or #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.75-3 mm hook.
NOTIONS: 8 mm safety eyes, fiberfill stuffing, scissors, and a sewing needle.

Five crochet dinosaurs in  different colours.
Photo: astitchwhimsy.com

Mini Dinosaur Crochet Pattern from A Stitch Whimsy

This is a great no-sew dinosaur crochet pattern, with clear instructions, lots of helpful photos, and video tutorials. There are two versions – one for a brontosaurus and one for a stegosaurus; and the finished dinosaur toys are about 6½” (16.5 cm) across when made in #4 weight yarn.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton yarn, e.g., 24/7 Cotton from Lion Brand Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, and a small amount of stuffing material.

Video: Skein Spider

Free Pterodactyl Crochet Pattern from Skein Spider

This detailed tutorial is suitable for advanced beginners/intermediate skill levels. The finished Pterodactyl toy is approximately 10″/25 cm tall.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm and 3.5 mm crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, stitch markers, a needle, pins, stuffing, and wire to keep up the wings (optional).

Video: Merry Makes

Mini Dinosaur Crochet Pattern Free from Merry Makes

This cute mini T-rex is a beginner to intermediate crochet pattern; it includes colour changes and stitch counting. The video tutorial will take you through the whole project step-by-step, and there is a free, written pattern.

YARN REQUIRED: 20 g of #4 weight yarn for the main colour and 5 g for the stripe colour.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 6 mm safety eyes, a yarn needle, scissors, and stuffing.

Three Favourite Paid Crochet Dinosaur Patterns

The following patterns contain affiliate links to support the cost of running this site. If you click through and make a purchase, I may make a small commission at no cost to you.

A beautiful blue crochet tricaeratops toy.
Photo: The Little Crochet Hook

Triceratops Crochet Pattern from The Little Crochet Hook

Sumo the Triceratops is a beautiful, paid pattern with detailed instructions and images. The pattern is suited to intermediate-level crocheters and makes a finished toy that is approximately 10″ (25 cm long).

YARN REQUIRED: # 2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton, e.g., Organic Cotton from Krea Deluxe.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Fiberfill toy stuffing, 6 mm black plastic safety eyes, black embroidery thread, stitch markers, scissors, a darning needle, and an embroidery needle.

Five beautifully made crochet dinosaurs, all different types.
Photo: RNata

Crochet Dinosaurs from RNata

This pattern includes instructions for four different dinosaurs – there is a Dilophosaurus, a Pterodactyl, a Triceratops, and an Ankylosaurus. This designer has two brilliant collections of crochet dinosaurs; I’ve linked to the other one below.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton yarn, e.g., Catania from Schachenmayr.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 6 mm safety eyes, black embroidery thread, stuffing material, a yarn needle, and a stitch marker.

A group of crochet dinosaurs.
Photo: RNata

More Crochet Dinosaur Patterns from RNata

This is a premium paid pattern for a collection of crochet dinosaurs featuring a Stegosaurus, a Brachiosaurus, a Parasaurolophus, and a T-Rex.

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