Mini Sea Turtle Amigurumi by Julia Simpson

Mini Sea Turtle Amigurumi

Free Pattern also available for free: info in notes
This pattern is available for $3.00 USD
A free version is also available.
buy it now or visit pattern website

This friendly little turtle loves to play in the sea and he makes friends wherever he goes! Sea turtles can live up to 100 years, so he is sure to be a cheerful and loyal addition to your family for many years to come.

This crochet pattern PDF has been tested and includes 15 pages of pictures and detailed instructions to make your very own Mini Sea Turtle Amigurumi. Instructions are also included to turn your turtle into a cute keychain – or a Christmas ornament with Santa hat!

The basic pattern is also available as an ad-supported free pattern on my blog. This premium PDF version is ad-free, easily printable, and features additional photo tutorials to complete your doll. Visit my blog post for more information.

Skill Level


Finished Dimensions

Approx. 4” long from nose to tail

Supplies Needed

  • DK weight/#3 yarn (Paintbox Yarns Simply DK or similar): Light green, brown, light brown/caramel
  • If making Christmas ornament: * DK weight/#3 yarn (Paintbox Yarns Simply DK or similar): White * A length of red ribbon or yarn for the hanger
  • Size C / 2.75 crochet hook
  • Two 8mm black safety eyes
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker
  • Pins
  • Optional Keychain Supplies: * Keychain - I purchased mine on Amazon, they have a 1” split key ring, a short chain, and an open jump ring. * Pliers

Terms & Abbreviations

  • Mc: Magic Circle

  • Ch: Chain

  • Sl: Slip Stitch

  • Sc: Single Crochet

  • Inc: Increase

  • Dec: Decrease - I recommend using the Invisible Decrease

  • BLO: Crochet in back loop only

  • FLO: Crochet in front loop only

  • If making Christmas Ornament: * DC: Double Crochet * Bobble Stitch (instructions in pattern)