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These adorable teddy bear crochet patterns will show you how to create teddy bear amigurumi, hats, and even practical teddy bear themed items. Make one today and add extra cuddly cuteness to your life.
Crochet teddy bears are charming and timeless creations that bring warmth and nostalgia to handmade gifts. The teddy bear has become a universal symbol of comfort, companionship, and childhood. While the specific design and names may vary in different cultures, the concept of a soft, cuddly bear-shaped toy is generally well-known and cherished globally.
Because crochet is known for being cozy and comforting, it’s the perfect craft for making teddy bears. Many teddy bear patterns call for soft, plush yarns to crochet these cuddly companions, resulting in huggable and lovable teddy bears. You can also customize them by using your favorite colors, changing their size, and adding details like clothing or facial expressions. In this way, each bear has a unique personality.
Their simplicity and softness make them ideal gifts for all ages. Whether crafted as cherished keepsakes or delightful toys, crochet teddy bears continue to captivate hearts with their handmade charm. When you present someone with a beautiful handmade teddy bear, it’s truly a gift from the heart, with love crocheted in every stitch. When they hug their teddy bear, it’s almost like getting a big bear hug from you!
10 Huggable Free Crochet Teddy Bear Patterns
This roundup includes several teddy bear amigurumi patterns in various styles and yarn textures. I’ve also included a teddy bear hat and a hoodie. Finally, I’ve chosen some practical teddy bear themed items to use around the home, a set of teddy bear coasters and a clever folded washcloth. So if you or your loved one adores teddy bears, you’re sure to find the perfect gift that they will use and cherish for years to come.
All of these patterns are relatively easy to crochet, but there is some variation in skill and time investment required to complete them. You can whip up a small crochet teddy bear in a couple hours. Or spend a little longer making a detailed amigurumi teddy bear doll. No matter what, hopefully you will enjoy these patterns and find inspiration for your crochet gift giving.
Tiny Teddy Bear
This adorable little amigurumi bear is made with worsted weight yarn. It uses 6 mm safety eyes and a nose, which allow you to easily create a cute face for your bear. If you want to make this bear safe for a very young child, you could also sew on the facial features using a few strands of embroidery thread and a tapestry needle.
It makes a great gift for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, or any time of the year for a little girl or boy. This tiny teddy takes about 2 hours or less to complete and is only 3.5 inches tall and wide.
Get the free TINY CROCHET TEDDY BEAR PATTERN, right here on my blog.
Bear Hat with Moving Ears
Teddy bears are fun to play with, but they can be just as much fun to wear! Take for example this crochet bear moving ears hat. Made in affordable acrylic yarn, this unique design uses an air pump mechanism on the insides of the ears to make them wiggle up and down.
These silly hats are so much fun for kids or fun-loving people of any age. They’re sure to generate laughs and smiles at parties and gatherings.
As a side note, if you like pop-up hats, can find 10 patterns for funny beanies in my Pop-Up Pals Hats Ebook,
You’ll find this great pattern, along with free video tutorial, for the CROCHET BEAR HAT WITH MOVING EARS here.
Washcloth Folded as Teddy Bear
This crochet washcloth teddy bear is really two patterns in one. First, you’ll use alternating single and double crochet stitches to make a gorgeous textured cloth that’s great for scrubbing. Then, with a bit of clever folding, some rubber bands, and a ribbon, you can turn your crochet washcloth into a teddy bear. It’s easy for anyone, beginner to intermediate, and there’s no sewing required!
This easy crochet project is a great idea when you want to present a useful gift in a fun and cute way. You could give it any time of year to moms as a keepsake for a newborn baby. This little bear would look so cute in a gift basket at a baby shower along with some nice baby bath products.
You can find the free easy pattern and video tutorial for the FOLDED WASHCLOTH TEDDY BEAR right here on this site!
Todd the Teddy Bear
This cute teddy bear is a great make for when you need to use up scrap yarn. You can complete this cute crochet teddy bear pattern in just one to two hours.
The fun thing about this pattern is you can drastically alter the size by experimenting with type of yarn and hook size. You can use sport weight yarn and a 2.5 mm crochet hook to create a tiny keychain-size bear. Or use chenille plush yarn and a 5 mm hook to make a larger, huggable stuffie. Either way, these are super cute.
You can get the free crochet teddy bear pattern BY CLICKING HERE.
Teddy Bear Coaster
These sweet little bear coasters, with their friendly faces, are the perfect teddy bear crochet pattern for encouraging kids to use a coaster. They’re great for kids’ birthday party decor and you could send them home as party favors, as well!
You could also use them as teddy bear appliques, to adorn blankets, scarves, or bags. Or you could string them together as a garland to decorate a nursery or child’s bedroom.
You’ll find the free pattern by CLICKING HERE.
Maple the Bouclé Bear
For a different texture of teddy bear, try this adorable fuzzy teddy bear amigurumi pattern. It’s made with a bulky-weight bouclé yarn, which has twisted loops at regular intervals that give it a luxurious, nubby texture.
If you haven’t worked with a bouclé yarn before, it can be slightly challenging. But this pattern is made all in single crochet with simple increases and decreases. Also, the designer includes tons of detailed instructions about how to work with a fluffy yarn, such as using stitch markers. With a little patience, you will be able to crochet your own cuddly teddy bear.
To get the free crochet pattern from Little World of Whimsy, FOLLOW THIS LINK.
Hibernation Children’s Bear Hoodie
This adorable child’s bear hoodie is perfect for dress-up or costume parties. But it’s so cute and cozy, your kid will probably want to wear it every day. It even has a kangaroo pocket to warm little hands.
What’s even better, if you’d like to dress up as a whole bear family, this hoodie is available as a paid pattern in adult sizes, too!
To get the free pattern in children’s sizes 6-9 months through 12-14, VISIT THIS BLOG POST.
Cute Amigurumi Bear Doll
This cute little teddy bear doll amigurumi features a little person dressed as a teddy bear or panda. If you like polar bears, there’s no reason you couldn’t make all of the bear parts in white instead.
Made in fingering weight yarn, this pattern yields a 6-inch bear doll. While you’re there, be sure to check out the designer’s Axolotl and Fox dolls, too. They’re equally cute and would be fun to make as a set.
FOLLOW THIS LINK to find the free teddy bear crochet pattern (requires a free sign-up to access the pattern).
Bearrison Faux Fur Teddy Bear
This classic teddy bear is made from super bulky weight faux fur yarn. It’s big enough to cuddle yet small enough to travel. So your child can take their furry best friend everywhere everywhere!
If you haven’t worked with faux fur yarn before, don’t let that stop you. The designer has included a helpful video with lots of tips and tricks for working with faux fur.
CLICK HERE for the classic crochet teddy bear pattern.
Bernard Bear Crochet Snuggler
Have you ever heard of a snuggler before? Essentially, it’s a toy where the head, feet, and hands have stuffing but the rest is left unstuffed. So it’s still snuggly but also fun for little ones to carry around like a lovey or a security blanket.
This easy crochet bear pattern calls for a super bulky weight chenille yarn that works up quickly and makes a soft and cushy fabric that’s perfect for cuddling.
The free pattern is available at the THIS LINK.
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