Tiny Baby Yoda Amigurumi Doll · Free Crochet Pattern & Video Tutorial

by - July 07, 2021



Any Star Wars fans in the house? 

Well, you're in for a treat.  Here's the quickest, easiest, tiniest little Baby Yoda doll you can crochet!  And not to mention... he's cute, too! 

I freehanded this amigurumi while filming because I was trying to whip up a gift for my sweet neighbor's little boy, who loves Star Wars!  I was happy with the result, so I thought I'd share the pattern with you. 


This pattern is...

  • Beginner-friendly
  • Quick to work up
  • Pocket-sized and easy to carry around
  • Great for using up scrap yarns (in other words, an awesome "stashbuster"!)
  • Comes with a full video tutorial on the Sweet Softies YouTube channel!


This isn't my first Star Wars themed amigurumi design.  It's not my first Baby Yoda design, either!  In fact, here's the previous version I made, which is a larger and more detailed Grogu.  His clothing can be removed, allowing for some dress-up play.  If you'd like to make him too, check it out because this is also a free Baby Yoda pattern on my blog! 


Make this project for...

Anyone who'd love this adorable, little doll!  It is perfect for both kids and adults alike.  Little hands will find this small kokeshi doll to be fun to hold and play with.  This Baby Yoda is also great to gift as a collectible to older children or adults who are fans of the Star Wars franchise.  It can be displayed as an art doll, or stowed away in pockets to bring with you on adventures! 


Video Tutorial

Want to crochet this project with me?  Click to watch my step-by-step video tutorial on making Baby Yoda in full.  I actually freehanded this project, so it's not as smooth as my other videos!


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TINY BABY YODA

Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern


Copyright Notice -- © 2021 Sweet Softies (www.sweetsofties.com). You have permission to sell finished products made from this pattern, but you must credit Sweet Softies as the owner/creator of this pattern by linking to my website (www.sweetsofties.com). No wholesale. You may not translate, copy, alter, or sell my patterns in part or in whole in any way. My patterns may not be used in video tutorials or teaching online classes. My patterns may be used in teaching in-person classes ONLY with written consent from me. You may link to this pattern but you may not copy any part of the pattern instructions on other websites.

*Disclaimer: I do not own the rights to Baby Yoda, Grogu, or their likeness. Their copyrights are held by Lucasfilm and Disney.*


Introduction:

Crochet this cute, little baby Yoda doll with my easy beginner-friendly amigurumi instructions!  This chibi style design is a kokeshi shaped doll with a plump body, large head, and little arms.  It's very quick to work up and makes a great last-minute gift for Star Wars or Mandalorian fans for Christmas holiday, as stocking stuffers, birthday presents, or more.  They also make great party favors for Star Wars themed events, or for selling at craft fairs.


Size:

Doll: about 6 cm (2.5 inches) in height


Level of Difficulty:

★★☆☆☆  Easy / Familiar Beginner
Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), attaching plastic safety eyes, changing yarn colors, and sewing parts together.


Stitches/Terms Used:

  • FO: fasten off 
  • MR: magic ring 
  • Ch: chain 
  • Sl st: slip stitch 
  • Sc: single crochet 
  • Hdc: half double crochet 
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Inc: increase 
  • Dec: decrease 
  • Surface sl st: surface slip stitch
  • I-cord


Materials:

  • Medium weight 4 yarn in the colors: green, brown
  • 2.75mm hook
  • 6mm plastic safety eyes
  • Fiberfill stuffing 
  • Yarn needle 
  • Scissors


Make sure you check out the full Baby Yoda video tutorial for making this project, if you'd like to follow along for each step of the process!  Below are additional videos that can be helpful for making this project:


Below are video tutorials that can be helpful as well.


Head

Use green yarn.
R1: In MR, sc 6. (6 sts) 
R2: Inc around. (12 sts) 
R3: (Sc, inc) x 6. (18 sts) 
R4: (Sc 2, inc) x 6. (24 sts) 
R5-R8: Sc around. (24 sts)
R9: (Sc 2, dec) x 6. (18 sts)
R10: (Sc, dec) x 6. (12 sts)
FO; no need to leave a tail. Insert 6mm eyes between R6-R7, 5 sts apart. Click here for my video tutorial for attaching eyes.  Stuff the head firmly.


Ears (x2)

Use green yarn. 
Ch 5. In 2nd ch from hook, sl st. Sc in next st. Hdc in next st. Dc in last st. 
FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later. 


Body

Use brown yarn.
R1: In MR, sc 6. (6 sts) 
R2: Inc around. (12 sts) 
R3: (Sc, inc) x 6. (18 sts)
R4-R7: Sc around. (18 sts)
R8: (Sc 4, dec) x 3. (15 sts)
R9: (Sc 3, dec) x 3. (12 sts)
FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later. Stuff the body firmly.


Arms (x2)

Note: Arms and legs are made using the “i-cord” crochet technique. Click here for the i-cord video tutorial.  
Start with green yarn.
Set up the i-cord: Ch 3. Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, YO, pull up a loop, insert hook into next ch, YO, and pull up a loop. (3 loops on hook) 
Switch to brown yarn.
R1: Drop 2 loops from hook, but hold onto them tightly with your non-hook hand so that they do not come undone. YO, pull through loop on hook. Insert hook into first dropped loop, YO, pull through. (2 loops on hook.) Insert hook into second dropped loop, YO, and pull through. (3 loops on hook) Switch to shirt-colored yarn (green). 
R2-R4: Repeat R1. 
To finish, YO and pull through all 3 loops on hook. FO with a long tail for sewing later.  Pull all yarn ends in towards the top of the arm to hide them.



  1. If you haven't already, attach 6mm plastic safety eyes to the head between R6-R7, 5 sts apart.
  2. Sew the ears to both sides of the head. You may pinch the ends of the ears when sewing them down, if you'd like the ears to have a crease.
  3. Sew the arms to both sides of the body.
  4. Make sure the head and body are both well-stuffed before you sew them together.
  5. Lastly, to create a neat edge between the head and neck, use the surface slip stitch method (click here for video tutorial) and brown yarn between the color change.
  6. Weave in all yarn ends. 

Congratulations on finishing your Tiny Baby Yoda!






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You might enjoy these other free Star Wars designs. Simply click on the image below for the pattern, or check out all my free patterns here.


  




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Best wishes,


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