10 Free Crochet Shark Patterns [Shark Week]

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A collection of 10 crochet shark patterns for you to make for shark week!

Just in time for Shark Week, here’s a collection of free crochet shark patterns perfect for all skill levels! Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, you’ll find something fun to create.

10 Free Crochet Shark Patterns

If you’re looking for a really fun way to start shark week, look no further than this collection of crochet shark patterns! There is surely something here for everyone, and if not for you, a handmade gift is always a great way to go.

If you’re looking for an amigurumi shark pattern, its here. From giant plushie shark to a cute little shark keychain!

Maybe its baby shark accessories you’re looking for like a lovey or a cute sun hat!

Whether you are a beginner or an expert crocheter, there is surely a fun crochet shark pattern in this collection for you! I hope you like it!

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10 Free Crochet Shark Pattern

I have compiled a collection of perfectly themed crochet shark patterns to prepare you for the exciting shark week!

For those who love combining practicality with playfulness, shark loveys are an excellent choice. These cozy blankets with a shark twist are perfect for little ones who adore ocean creatures, providing both comfort and a fun friend. To keep cool and stylish, crochet a shark sun hat. These hats feature playful shark fin details, making them perfect for summer outings and protecting little ones from the sun in a fun way.

Smaller shark plushies offer a quick and satisfying project, perfect for playtime or as a decorative touch in any room. Bring some shark-themed fun to your home decor with crochet shark coasters, adding a whimsical and practical touch to your living space.

These are all free patterns! They are also very easy patterns to follow. Many of them include full video tutorials.

I hope you like this collection and will choose your next project to celebrate the arrival of Shark Week. Or maybe it will inspire you to create another ocean-themed creature!

Each of these patterns offers a unique way to celebrate Shark Week with your crochet hooks and yarn. Gather your supplies and get ready to dive into these fun and creative projects!

Giant Shark Amigurumi

A GIANT amigurumi shark?! What a fun way to start Shark Week! He is soft and cuddly. The pattern will challenge a crochet beginner but is still accessible to beginners.

This cute and snuggly creature offers an opportunity to experiment with different crochet stitches and techniques, making it an ideal crochet project for any crocheter!

This shark can double as a pillow or the perfect snuggle buddy while you watch all Shark Week episodes!

CLICK HERE for the free shark plushie pattern!

Giant Shark Amigurumi

Shark Wall Hanging

The design in this pattern is pretty simple but it does require some sewing and color-changing experience, but it is still a good project for a beginner.

The wall hanging pattern is worked in rows of single crochet from the bottom up with a turning chain at the start of each row. The hardest part is probably color-changing and adding the fringe.

Get the free pattern BY CLICKING HERE.

Crochet Shark Wall Hanging

Shark Keychain/Plushie

This shark pattern made in thick, chunky yarn for a cute crochet plushie, that can easily turn into a keychain. Because the pattern calls for chunky yarn, it is a super quick crochet project! Perfect for market prep for a craft fair.

You can even get super creative and use a different yarn weight to make a different-sized cute amigurumi shark! The pattern is also a three-in-one pattern: orca, shark, and whale!

CLICK HERE for this shark keychain pattern!

Crochet Shark Keychain

Shark Freezepop Holder

This freezepop holder pattern is very quick and easy to make, and great for instant gratification! You could whip a batch up just in time for Shark Week. OR make a bunch for the kiddos in your life. Kids can never have enough popsicles during summer.

Because the pattern works up quickly AND has several variations of it, you could add these to your inventory at a farmer’s market or craft fair!

The pattern includes many basic stitches, making this an accessible pattern for beginners.

You can find the pattern ON THIS WEBSITE.

Crochet Freezepop Holder

Shark Bookmark

This shark bookmark pattern is a quick and easy pattern! It’s a perfect gift to give to book lover and shark lover just in time for shark week!

It makes a wonderful gift idea for shark enthusiasts of all ages. It’s very simple and fast to make. And it requires very little yarn, making it a great scrap-busting project.

It’s also reversible, so it looks amazing on both sides.  CLICK HERE for detailed step-by-step instructions and diagrams.

Crochet Shark Bookmark

Shark Potholder

This adorable crochet shark potholder pattern makes for a fantastic conversation piece in your kitchen. It is both delightful and quirky! It even has a cute pocket!

It calls for cotton yarn, making it ideal for kitchen messes and its machine washable! It can even double as a trivet.

It utilizes a combination of basic crochet stitches, making it suitable for all crocheters: seasoned and beginners!

Grab the free pattern by FOLLOWING THIS LINK.

Crochet Shark Potholder

Shark Lovey

This shark lovey pattern contains simple crochet stitches and minimal sewing. I love a good low-sew crochet pattern!

It calls for worsted weight yarn, and can make an excellent stash-busting crochet project. You need a small amount of gray yarn, and the rest you can make up as you go with what you have on hand!

This would make a great baby shower gift or handmade gift for a new arrival! FOLLOW THIS LINK for the pattern.

Crochet Shark Lovey

Amigurumi Shark

This free amigurumi pattern is for an intermediate level crocheter, or as I like to call it, determined, confident beginners. It is a good introduction to amigurumi crochet. You will learn many techniques including how to sculpt the eye shape!

It has great step-by-step photo instructions as well as written detailed instructions to help you along the way to create your own crochet shark!

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the pattern.

Crochet Amigurumi Shark

Baby Shark Sun Hat

The adorable shark sun hat is sure to be one your little one’s will happily wear! It comes in three sizes: Baby, Toddler, and Child. The teeth of the shark are on the brim and its too precious!

The pattern is ideal for beginners, perfect for learning how to crochet a hat. It uses worsted weight yarn and double crochet stitches to make the hat. It works up really quickly!!

The only stitches you need to know are double crochet, single crochet, half double crochet, slip stitch and chain. It is worked from the top down, in the round. 

CLICK HERE for the free shark sun hat pattern.

Crochet Shark Sun Hat

Shark Pillow

This free shark pillow pattern creates a soft and snuggly reading buddy. You can cuddle him while you read, and when you’re all finished, you can put your book in the pocket (the mouth of the shark). How cool!

The pattern calls for chenille yarn making it super soft! You can even change the skin color and make a Tiger Shark, Lemon Shark, Mako Shark. or whatever other kind of shark is your favorite!

It uses simple crochet stitches, making it ideal for beginners!

THIS WEBSITE has the free pattern.

Crochet Shark Pillow

More Animal Crochet Patterns?

If you like animal crochet patterns, then you will love these pattern collections:

  1. 10 Free Crochet Teddy Patterns
  2. 10 Free Crochet Bee Patterns
  3. 14 Free Crochet Cat Patterns

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