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Amigurumi Small Grinch

No one should be alone on Christmas 😀

Crochet Small Grinch

You will need:

For cotton yarn -

Cotton yarn green color - 20g

Cotton yarn black color

Cotton yarn yellow color

Cotton yarn white color

Cotton yarn red color

Crochet hook 3.5mm

Needle for sewing


Safety eyes

Stitch guide:

chain (ch): Yarn over and pull through loop.

Single crochet (sc): Insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Slip stitch (slst): Insert hook in stitch yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Single crochet increase (inc): 2 single crochet in the same stitch follow the instructions.

Single crochet decrease (dec): insert hook in front loop of the next 2 stitches. Yarn over draw through 2 loops.

Grinch size: 6 inch (15 cm~)


This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral without closing off each round. Please mark the first stitch of each round and move the marker up as you work.


The pattern:

Legs (make 2):

With green color

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (10)

Rnd 3-4: 10 sc, 2 rounds

Don't fasten off and cut the yarn after finishing the second leg, continue with the green color, stuff the legs with fiberfill and continue crocheting the body


Continue with the second leg

Rnd 1: sc to the other leg right next to the stitch where we finished the leg, sc in the next 9 stitches (around the leg), sc in the next 10 stitches (in the first leg) (20)

Rnd 2: 20 sc (20)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 4 stitches, inc) repeat 4 times (24)

Rnd 4-6: 24 sc, 3 rounds (24)

Rnd 7: (sc in next 4 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (20)

Rnd 8: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (16)

Rnd 9: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (12)

Rnd 10: (sc in next 1 stitch, dec) repeat 4 times (8)

Stuff the body with fiberfill while crocheting, continue crocheting the head

Rnd 11: 2 sc in each sc across (16)

Rnd 12: (sc in next 1 stitches, inc) repeat 8 times (24)

Rnd 13-14: 24 sc, repeat for 2 rounds (24)

Rnd 15: (sc in next 3 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 16: 30 sc (30)

Rnd 17: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 18: 24 sc (24)

Rnd 19: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 20: 18 sc (18)

Assemble the eyes between rows 7-8 above the neck (round 11), 2 stitches between the eyes

Rnd 21: (sc in next 1 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (12)

Rnd 22: 12 sc (12)

Rnd 23: (dec) repeat 6 times (6)

Fasten off, close the head with sewing

Arms (make 2):

With green color

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (10)

Rnd 3: 10 sc (10)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 2 times (8)

Rnd 5-6: 8 sc, repeat for 2 rounds (8)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing, do not fiberfill the arms.

Assemble the arms to the body:


With white color

Row 1: ch 38 creating a string

Row 2: from the second stitch from the hook, sc in the next 3 stitches, change to red color in the last stitch and crochet on the white yarn, then repeat by changing color every 3 stitches till the end of the chains

Thigh the yarn and add another string of yarn from the two colors creating the scarf fringe

Embroider the eyebrows the mouth and the nose with 2 strings of black yarn, the eyes half circle with yellow yarn

Add hairs: cut 10 strings of green yarn 5 inch each,

Fold each string to half

Insert the hook through the head stitches, pool the loop of folded string through the stitch the pool the string through the loop, repeat for all the string (the same technique as creating scarf fringe)

Done 🧶🧶🧶

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