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16 Crochet Bugs – Free Patterns


Hookfully’s Top 16 Free Crochet Bugs Patterns

I have rounded up 16 of my favorite free bug crochet patterns for you to enjoy! I must admit i’m not a fan of real garden insects, but these tiny crochet bugs are rather cute (and they don’t bite!). From bug appliques to amigurumi toys, you’ll find plenty of easy crochet project ideas to start crocheting some creepy crawlies in this free pattern round up.

What bugs can I crochet?

There’s so many different types of insects in the world (real and crochet world). This free crochet pattern round up includes grasshoppers, ladybugs, bees, snails, butterflies, dragonflies, worms, ants, caterpillars, fireflies, spiders, flies, and mosquitos. Plus, they’re not all amigurumi toys, you can make bug themed clothes, coasters and appliques too.

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Amigurumi grasshopper free crochet pattern

1. Grasshopper Amigurumi

From Spin A Yarn Crochet

This cute grasshopper amigurumi will brighten up your day and will make a lovely gift for bug loving little boys or girls this summer.

Amigurumi ladybug free crochet pattern

2. Amigurumi Ladybug

From The Loopy Lamb

Who doesn’t love a ladybug?! And this little amigurumi is a cutie that would make a fabulous addition to any crochet insect collection.

Reversible amigurumi bee free pattern

3. Reversible Amigurumi Bee

From Hookfully

This is no ordinary bee, the amigurumi plushie is reversible! Just flip him inside out to make him color change and change his mood!

Crochet snail applique free pattern

4. Snail Applique

From Golden Lucy Crafts

Home is where the heart is, and that’s particularly true for this crochet snail applique with a heart shaped shell on its back.

Dragon fly shawl crochet pattern free

5. Dragonfly Shawl

From Ellej

You can cozy up with this crochet bug themed shawl on a cold summer evening. The clever filet crochet design makes little dragonflies in the fabric. So cool!

Butterfly toy free crochet pattern

6. Amigurumi Butterfly

By Cuddly Stitches Craft

If you’re looking for a pretty bug themed amigurumi for little girls then this crochet butterfly is the pattern for you!

Kids ladybug clothes free crochet pattern

7. Ladybug Kids Onesie

From Hookfully

Does your little one LOVE playing dress up? Now they can be a ladybug with this crochet costume that can double up as nightwear.

Worry worms crochet pattern free

8. Crochet Worry Worms

From Hooked By Robin

These worry worms are super quick and easy to crochet, great for making in bulk and sharing with children.

Amigurumi ants crochet pattern

9. Crochet Ants

From Lovely Craft

This amigurumi ant design is just genius! For something so small the detail is amazing, and just look at those little faces.

Crochet caterpillar toy free pattern

10. Caterpillar Toy

From Hookfully

This amigurumi caterpillar is also a fidget toy! Kids of all ages will enjoy popping the the bugs body, just like bubble wrap (but cuter).

Crochet firefly free pattern

11. Crochet Firefly Amigurumi

From AmigurumiDay

This crochet firefly super cute and would make a great gift for bug lovers. You could even give it a go with some glow in the dark yarn.

Crochet amigurumi spider free pattern

12. Sharlotte The Spider

From Yarn Society

This is the only spider i’ve seen that hasn’t sunk my stomach, yes that includes crochet ones. Seriously, how could this little cutie scare anybody?

Amigurumi bee free crochet pattern

13. Amigurumi Bee

From Hookfully

This little amigurumi bee is a really quick and easy project. It’s perfect for bulk crocheting for summer craft fairs.

Squashed bug crochet pattern free

14. Crochet Fly Coaster

From Supergurumi

This squashed fly crochet pattern really did make me laugh out loud. I need to make one for the garden to warn off the real pesky flies from my drinks.

Butterfly applique free crochet pattern

15. Crochet Butterfly Applique

From Hookfully

This sweet butterfly applique can be sewn onto blankets, clothing, bags, need I go on? Simply sew to anything you want to give an insect theme too.

Crochet mosquito free pattern

16. Crochet Mosquito

From Always Free Amigurumi

This free crochet bug pattern will help you to make your very own mosquito, complete with a cool outfit and the most adorable face!