Amigurumi Minion

Knitting Christmas Plush Minion Making

Hello amigurumi lovers and beautiful visitors, I wanted to share the free amigurumi patterns for you here. In my article I will share 1 pattern and how to make it for you. At the end of my article, I will share amigurumi patterns that can generate ideas for you.


1. Yarn; YarnArt Jeans, 55% cotton, 45% polyacrylic, 50g/ 160m
White (62), red (51), black (53), yellow (35), blue (17), grey (46)
2. Yarn; Alize Softy, 100% micropolyester, 50g / 115m
White (55)
3. Hook 2mm
4. Wire
5. Plaster
6. Pins
7. Stuffing material
8. Scissors
9. Needle for sewing
10. Markers
11. Black thread


MR- magic ring
sc- single crochet
ch- chain
dec- decrease
inc- increase
slst- slip stitch
(..) – amount of stitches
dc- double crochet
tr- treble crochet
(..)*2, (..)*5, (..)*6 – repeat the sequence in brackets (2,5,6) times
BLO- back loops only
FLO- front loops only

MINION with 2 eyes, difference

*** crochet 1 row less
*** crochet arms to the body in 11th row, not in the 14th. (that is, the body is three rows smaller)
Everything else is the same

Arms (x2)

Take black yarn
Rnd 1. 5sc in MR
Rnd 2. 5 inc (10)
Rnd 3-4. 10sc
Rnd 5. 5 dec (10)
Change yarn to yellow
Rnd 6. 5sc
Rnd 7. (inc + 4sc) (6)
Rnd 8-12. 6sc (5rows), fasten off, add stuffing till the 5th row.

Legs (x2)

Take black yarn
Rnd 1. 6sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3. 12sc
Rnd 4. 2sc, 4dec, 2sc (8)
Change yarn to blue
Rnd 5. 8sc
Rnd 6-8. 8sc (3rows)
First leg: Fasten off, cut the yarn.
Second leg: Do not cut the yarn. Stuff.


Continue to crochet with blue yarn
Make 4ch, join legs and put the marker (the beginning of the row).
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Rnd 1. work 8sc on the first leg, 4sc on the chain, 8sc on the second leg, 4sc on the opposite side of the chain (24)
Rnd 2. (3sc + inc)*6 (30)
Rnd 3. (4sc + inc)*6 (36)
Rnd 4-7. 36sc (4rows)
Change color to yellow
Rnd 8. BLO 36sc
Rnd 9-13. 36sc (5 rows)

The main thing is that the arms are placed symmetrically
Rnd 14. crochet arms to the body
4sc, 3sc (arm + body), 14sc, 3sc (arm + body), 12sc. You may crochet different amount of stitches between arms (36)

Rnd 15. cotinue to crochet arms to the body
4sc, 3sc (arm + body), 14sc, 3sc (arm + body), 12sc (36)
Add stuffing, insert wire to the arms.

Rnd 16-26. 36sc (11 rows)
Rnd 27. (4sc + dec)*6 (30)
Rnd 28. (3sc + dec)*6 (24)
Rnd 29. (2sc + dec)*6 (18)
Rnd 30. (1sc + dec)*6 (12)
Rnd 31. 6 dec (6), pull to close the hole, fasten off, cut the yarn

Rnd 1. Take blue yarn, join the 8th FLO: 8sc, 1ch. turn

Rnd 2-4. 8sc, 1ch, turn (8)
Fasten off, cut the yarn
Turn the minion, take blue yarn crochet from the back
Rnd 1. 12sc (FLO in 8th row), 1ch, turn
Rnd 2-4. 12sc, 1ch, turn (12)
Crochet a chain and join to the opposite side with slst, make 7sc, then again chain, and join to the opposite side with slst.


Take white yarn
Rnd 1. 6sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Change yarn to grey
Rnd 3-6. 12sc (4 rows)
Change yarn to black, make chain and join to the opposite side.
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Sew the eye, add stuffing while sewing. Embroider the pupil and mouth with black yarn.


Take white yarn
Rnd 1. 6sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3-4. 12sc, add stuffing
Rnd 5. 6 dec (6)
Change yarn to red
Rnd 6. 6sc
Rnd 7. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 8. 2ch, (tr + inc)*6 (18), 1 slst
Rnd 9. 2 ch (tr + inc)*6 (24), 1 slst
Rnd 10. 2ch (tr + inc)*6 (30), 1 slst
Change yarn to white
Rnd 11. 1ch 30dc, 1 slst, fasten off and cut the yarn.

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All Finished.

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