25 Free Dog Crochet Patterns For All Skill Levels

by craftyclub

Are you a dog lover? Do you love to crochet? Well, then today is your lucky day! In this roundup, you’ll find 25 free crochet patterns for all skill levels. From tiny dogs to larger breeds, there’s something for everyone.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert crocheter, there is sure to be a pattern here that suits your needs. So, what are you waiting for? Start browsing through these patterns and get started on making your very own crochet dog today!

1. Make A Amigurumi Corgi

Corgi Dog Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern
Corgi Dog Amigurumi (from Stringy Dingding)

We start our list of free dog crochet patterns with this super cute corgi from ‘Stringy Dingding’.

If you are familiar with the amigurumi style of crochet you will find this one a breeze, and be able to create a new little friend in just 40 minutes! Although this pattern is rated at beginner’s difficulty, if this is your first project we would advise going for something a little simpler, as the crochet stitch is easy but the assembly may prove a challenge!

2. Free Simple Crochet Dog Pattern

Free Crochet Dog Pattern
Free Crochet Dog Pattern (from Cuddly Stitches Craft)

This completely free super simple crochet dog pattern from ‘Cuddly Stitches Craft’ is perfect for beginners as it uses only basic crochet stitches, and is worked in continuous rounds so you don’t have to worry about joining each new row.

The pattern creates a cute little dog that measures just 8 inches (20cm) tall when complete, and you can use any DK weight yarn you have to hand in your chosen colors.

3. Dash the Crochet Dog

Dash the Crochet Dog Free Pattern
Dash the Crochet Dog Free Pattern (from Chai Coffee Crochet)

Dash the crochet dog is an easy-to-make pattern perfect for your very first crochet project, as it uses only basic crochet stitches. The hardest part when making Dash is changing colors but once you have this skill down, every project you create will be stunning!

This pattern is also great if you are looking for a quick project as it only takes an intermediate crocheter 30 minutes to complete!

4. No-Sew Scrap Amigurumi Dog

No-Sew Scrap Dog Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern
No-Sew Scrap Dog Amigurumi (from Stringy Dingding)

This pattern for a no-sew scrap dog amigurumi is perfect if you are looking for a quick project as it doesn’t require much time, and with it being a no-sew project it is very easy to make!

These mini dogs will also go down a storm at any craft fair, any child that sees them will have to have one of these little cuddly pets to take home!

5. Sausage Dog Pattern

Sausage Dog Free Crochet Pattern
Sausage Dog Free Crochet Pattern (from Elisa’s Crochet)

This sausage dog pattern from ‘Elisa’s Crochet’ is one of the cutest on the list and is sure to be hit with any little ones!

The biggest advantage with this one is that the bulk of the design is one long shape meaning you just repeat the same stitch, once you find your rhythm you will be able to make your sausage dog in record time!

6. Make An Amigurumi Dog Rattle

Dog Amigurumi Rattle Free Crochet Pattern
Dog Amigurumi Rattle Free Crochet Pattern (from Little Crochet Farm)

This pattern from ‘Little Crochet Farm’ is a great way to use up some of your leftover yarn stashes as it only requires a small amount for each rattle.

Read also:  Amigurumi Baby lamb Free Crochet Pattern 

As this is an amigurumi pattern it does require some shaping and assembly, however as there are no small parts this rattle is perfect for a baby’s first toy! The article also links to 4 other rattle patterns that are all completely free so if this is something you are interested in making be sure to check it out!

7. Make Your Very Own Crochet Border Collie

Sleeping Dog Crochet Free Pattern
Sleeping Dog Crochet Free Pattern (from Lennutas)

This free pattern on the popular crochet website ‘Lennutas’ is a great beginner pattern with stunning results! This dog is split into 6 pieces and the hardest part is the assembly, but it’s worth the extra effort as this little sleeping doggy is super cute!

8. Amigurumi Crochet Dog Keychain

Crochet Dog Keychain Amigurumi PDF Free Pattern
Crochet Dog Keychain Amigurumi (from LovelyCraft)

If you have a spare 20 minutes and some yarn leftover from one of the bigger dog projects give these keychains a shot! The pattern for these little cuties is broken down well and is super beginner friendly, just add a keychain!

9. Mini Dog Crochet Pattern

Mini Dog Crochet Pattern
Mini Dog Crochet Pattern (from Supergurumi)

These mini dogs from ‘Supergurumi’ are great to sit on shelves or give as little gifts in the festive season!

The free pattern is really easy to follow and there is a PDF copy available for a small charge. When we say these are mini they truly are sitting at just 2 inches tall! The pattern also includes some links to the different crochet techniques used which makes it even easier for beginners to understand!

10. Crochet Hooded Dog Blanket

Crochet Hooded Dog Blanket
Crochet Hooded Dog Blanket (from MJs off the Hook Designs)

If you love to make crochet blankets and are looking for a bit more of a challenge than the common square blanket, this is the project for you!

The finished hooded blanket is stunning and perfect for the winter months, so get out your crochet supplies and rap up in style this winter!

11. Cute Dog Amigurumi Keychain Crochet Pattern

Free Cute Dog Amigurumi keychain crochet pattern
Free Cute Dog Amigurumi keychain crochet pattern (from Mariskavos)

Here’s another cute doggy keyring that you can make in no time, and use up any yarn you have left over. This one is a little different and just a tad more complex but looks great once finished.

These don’t just have to be used as key chains they would make great bag charms too!

12. Make A Chinese New Year Dog

Chinese New Year Dog
Chinese New Year Dog (from All About Ami)

If you like to make Chinese new year crafts then you should take a look at this great pattern from ‘All About Ami’.

This little doggy is very different from the others on this list as it doesn’t look like it has been made using crochet! This is due to the fluffy yarn you use with this project. If it wasn’t for the small size (5.5″) you could mistake these for real dogs!

13. Super Easy Crochet Puppy Dog

Crochet Puppy Dog
Crochet Puppy Dog (from Jen Hayes Creations)

These puppies capture the puppy dog energy and you can tell that a lot of time and effort has gone into the pattern. It’s easy to follow and gives you detailed instructions at every step so even someone brand new to crochet can make their very own puppy dog!

Making this dog’s super distinctive hair does require some advanced crochet techniques but don’t let that put you off!

Read also:  Amigurumi Baby Hippo Crochet Pattern

14. The Golden Boy

Golden Boy, realistic golden retriever pattern
Realistic Golden Retriever Pattern (from Son’s Popkes)

This is one of the most realistic crochet dogs on this list and would make an excellent gift for any dog lover!

This pattern comes in a handy PDF format and contains everything you need to make your almost life-size golden retriever. The level of detail in this pattern is amazing, right down to the little patches on his chest and paws. As a bonus, you can make your new retriever a harness so he’s ready for his walk all within this pattern from ‘Son’s Popkes’.

15. How To Crochet Dog And Cat Magnet

How To Crochet Dog And Cat Magnet
How To Crochet Dog And Cat Magnet (from Naztazia)

Crochet dog magnets are a unique idea and super easy to make taking you less than 10 minutes! If you are going to be selling your crocheted crafts at a fair this year be sure to make a few of these little cuties for your table!

This tutorial is a video too so you can follow along live, perfect for crocheters of every skill level!

16. Boodles Dachshund

Boodles Dachshund
Amigurumi Dachshund (from toy Lovely)

The Boodles Dachshund pattern from ‘Toy Lovely’ makes up a realistic dachshund teddy and are sure to be loved by everyone!

This one is a video tutorial so it’s easy to follow along and you can pause it as you go, you will need a couple of yarn colors to capture the full dachshund feel so this makes it a little more of an advanced project.

17. My Little Amigurumi Dog Pal

Free crochet dog pattern
Free crochet dog pattern (from Gathered)

A dog is truly a boy’s best friend so make this amigurumi dog complete with a waistcoat and top hat for any little boys in your family this Christmas!

The pattern is completely free and from the well know how-to site ‘Gathered’ Your finished doggy friend will stand a proud 8 inches (21cm) tall. and will take you around 40 minutes from start to finish!

18. Free Amigurumi Wiener Dog Pattern

Amigurumi Wiener Dog Pattern
Amigurumi Wiener Dog Pattern (from Lion Brand)

The amigurumi wiener dog pattern is an excellent choice if you are looking for a small and simple crochet project. These little dogs will only take you around 15 minutes to make and are perfect for using up those odd balls of yarn you have left over from other projects. You could even make a whole litter of these cuties in different colors!

19. How To Make Spot The Dog, Your Pillow Pal

Spot Dog Pillow Pal
Spot Dog Pillow Pal (from Underground Crafter)

This is another excellent pattern for using up those odd balls of yarn you have left over. This time you will be making a super soft and cuddly Spot Dog Pillow Pal!

These make great gifts for kids (and adults!) of all ages and can be made in any color you like. The pattern is completely free and very easy to follow, the pillow can be made for all kinds of animals too not just dogs you could have a whole collection of animal pillows!

20. Find Out How to Make an Easy Crochet Dog

How to Make an Easy Crochet Dog
How to Make an Easy Crochet Dog (from Amigurumio)

This easy crochet dog is perfect for beginners as it uses only basic crochet stitches. The pattern is also very versatile so you can make all kinds of different dogs using it, but with the basic pattern, the result is exactly what you picture when you think of a crocheted dog!

Read also:  Crochet Amigurumi Little Peppers Pattern

21. The Cutest Crochet Puppy Hat Pattern

Crochet Puppy Hat Pattern
Crochet Puppy Hat Pattern (from Repeat Crafter Me)

With winter coming up the little ones are going to need hats! Why not use your crocheting skills to make a really cute crocheted dog hat?

The crochet puppy hat pattern from ‘Repeat Crafter Me’ is a unique one and is our favorite pattern on this list! It is easy to follow so perfectly for newbies and the result is just too cute!

22. Domino The Dog

Domino The Dog
Domino The Dog (from Yarn Society)

Domino the dog is a pattern by the ‘Yarn Society’ and he is a really cute sitting dog that the kids are sure to fall in love with!

This pattern is slightly more challenging than some of the others on this list but if you are feeling confident then give it a go! The bright-colored yarn brings Domino’s character to life so be sure to play around with your color choices!

23. Zodiac Amigurumi Dog Pattern

Zodiac Amigurumi Dog Pattern
Zodiac Amigurumi Dog Pattern (from Anvi’s Granny Handicrafts)

The zodiac amigurumi dog pattern is truly as simple as they come and you can knock one of these little cuties together in just 10 minutes! These would also make great key chains or bag charms and go down a storm at craft fairs!

The finished mini-dog measures just 3 inches and can sit in the palm of your hand!

24. Dog with a Bone

Dog with a Bone Crochet Pattern
Dog with a Bone Crochet Pattern (from Kerri’s Crochet)

This dog with a bone crochet pattern is one of the quickest and easiest on this list! You can make this little guy in just a few minutes.

This dog is a flat design perfect for sewing onto pillows, blankets or mounting on a little one’s bedroom wall. The pattern doesn’t use a lot of yarn so it’s another great project to make with what’s leftover from a bigger dog!

25. Labrador Dog Amigurumi Style

Labrador Dog Amigurumi
Labrador Dog Amigurumi (from StringyDingDing)

If you love labradors this is the pattern for you! This crochet Labrador dog amigurumi from ‘StringyDingDing’ is an excellent pattern and the result captures the true labrador energy!

This is another easy pattern and uses just one color for the head and body to keep it simple! If you have a spare 20 minutes give this one a try.

Bonus

Dog Bone Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

Dog bone amigurumi free crochet pattern
Dog bone amigurumi free crochet pattern (from YarnAndy)

Your new doggy friend wouldn’t be complete without his bone so check out this completely free pattern from ‘YarnAndy’ and make a simple bone. This would make a great toy for your actual 4 legged friend too, just add a squeeker!

Conclusion

These crochet dog patterns are perfect for any level crocheter, from beginner to expert! No matter what size, shape or breed of dog you are looking to make there is a pattern on this list for you. Be sure to bookmark this page so you can come back to it whenever you need some more crochet inspiration!

Happy Crocheting!

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