Crochet cow and bull amigurumi pattern


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Crochet bull and cow amigurumi

Crochet your own lovely little bull or cow with this easy to follow free amigurumi pattern. The pattern is suitable for the intermediate crochet crafter.

Designer: Victoria Matveeva
Instagram: @matveeva_toys

You will need:

  • Yarn Art Jeans yarn: mustard yellow #84, brown #40, beige #07, petron green #63 or burgundy #66
  • 1.5 mm crochet hook
  • 6 mm safety eyes
  • Yarn needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Height: 9.5 cm (3.7”).

Amigurumi bull free crochet tutorial

Free amigurumi bull pattern

Abbreviations:
R — row
ch — chain
st — stitch
sc — single crochet
dc — double crochet
inc — increase
dec — decrease
sl st — slip stitch
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Legs and body

Legs (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3: 9 sc
Change to green/red yarn:
R 4-5: 9 sc (2 rows)
Crochet the second leg, do not fasten off.

Make 3 ch and join with the first leg.
R 6: 9 sc on the first leg, 3 inc in 3 ch, 9 sc on the second leg, 3 inc in 3 ch (opposite side) [30]
R 7-8: 30 sc (2 rows)
Change to yellow yarn:
R 9-10: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 11: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 12-13: 24 sc (2 rows)
R 14: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 15-16: 18 sc (2 rows)
R 17: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 18: 12 sc
Fasten off.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: 6 sc
Change to yellow yarn:
R 3-8: 6 sc (6 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold the top opening flat and 3 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2-4: 5 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
With yellow yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2: (inc) repeat 5 times [10]
R 3-5: 10 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold the top opening flat and 5 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Fold the ear edges together and sew them together – view video at 19:00.

Head
With yellow yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7-11: 36 sc (5 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 8 and R 9 at the distance of 5 st from each other.
R 12: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 13: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 14: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 15: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Muzzle
With beige yarn:
Make 7 ch.
R 1: inc, 4 sc, 4 sc in next st, 4 sc, inc [16]
R 2: 1 sc, inc, 4 sc, 4 inc, 4 sc, 1 sc, inc [22]
R 3-4: 22 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Tail (36:12)
With yellow yarn:
Make 8 ch.
From the 2nd ch from hook: 7 sl st.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Strap (make 2)
View video at 41:12
With green/red yarn:
Make 21 ch.

Assembly
Sew muzzle to the head under eyes, put some stuffing inside the muzzle before you finish (view video at 31:58).
Sew ears to the head between R 5 and R 6 (view video at 33:00).
Sew horns between R 2 and R 3 (view video at 34:10).
Sew tail on R 9 of the body.

Amigurumi cow free crochet tutorial

Free amigurumi cow pattern

Abbreviations:
R — row
ch — chain
st — stitch
sc — single crochet
dc — double crochet
inc — increase
dec — decrease
sl st — slip stitch
BLO — back loop only
FLO — front loop only
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Legs and body

Legs (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3: 9 sc
Change to yellow yarn:
R 4-5: 9 sc (2 rows)
Crochet the second leg, do not fasten off.

Make 3 ch and join with the first leg.
R 6: 9 sc on the first leg, 3 inc in 3 ch, 9 sc on the second leg, 3 inc in 3 ch (opposite side) [30]
R 7-8: 30 sc (2 rows)
Change to red/green yarn:
R 9: 30 sc
R 10: BLO 30 sc
R 11: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 12-13: 24 sc (2 rows)
R 14: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 15-16: 18 sc (2 rows)
R 17: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Change to yellow yarn:
R 18: 12 sc
Fasten off.

Skirt (view video at 09:36)
With red/green yarn:
Go to the R 10: FLO 2 dc in every st to the end of row.
Fasten off.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: 6 sc
Change to yellow yarn:
R 3-5: 6 sc (3 rows)
Change to red/green yarn:
R 6-8: 6 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold the top opening flat and 3 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2-4: 5 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
With yellow yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2: (inc) repeat 5 times [10]
R 3-5: 10 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold the top opening flat and 5 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Fold the ear edges together and sew them together

Head
With yellow yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7-11: 36 sc (5 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 8 and R 9 at the distance of 5-6 st from each other.
R 12: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 13: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 14: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 15: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Muzzle
With beige yarn:
Make 7 ch.
R 1: inc, 4 sc, 4 sc in next st, 4 sc, inc [16]
R 2: 1 sc, inc, 4 sc, 4 inc, 4 sc, 1 sc, inc [22]
R 3-4: 22 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Tail (34:02)
With yellow yarn:
Make 8 ch.
From the 2nd ch from hook: 7 sl st.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Assembly
Sew muzzle to the head under eyes, put some stuffing inside the muzzle before you finish (view video at 29:40).
Sew ears to the head between R 5 and R 6 (view video at 30:40).
Sew horns between R 2 and R 3 (view video at 31:48).
Sew tail on R 8 of the body (view video at 39:00).


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