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Little Lucy Doll · Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

If you're into crocheting tiny amigurumi, you'll love my Little Lucy doll!  As usual, I'm sharing the pattern instructions for free on my blog, so that you can make this sweet gal too.


Lil' Lucy has two cute pigtails and a flower blossom in her hair.  She is very quick to work up, making her a cute instant-gratification project.  At only 3 inches in height, Lucy is definitely my smallest amigurumi girl doll to date!  I just love how pocket-sized she is.  

Young children will love playing with her.  Given her size, she can even be made into a keychain to gift to older children or teens.

Lucy is part of my Sitting Dolls Collection.  Some of the other members include the Tiny Teddy and Petite Panda (both pictured below).  I'm working on additional dolls to add to this collection!

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Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

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Little Lucy is a mini amigurumi doll that has two cute pigtails, a flower in her hair, and a pretty dress with lace edging. She can sit upright and is only 3 inches in height, making her small enough to be made into a keychain. This project is beginner-friendly and does not use any crochet joining methods, so anyone with the basic knowledge of magic rings, single crochets, increase, and decreases, will be able to make this girl doll!  Customize her with different yarn colors or with embellishments such as buttons and bows.  She makes a great birthday or holiday gift for little girls and kids alike!


Height: 3 inches (7.5 cm)

Level of Difficulty:

★★☆☆☆ Familiar Beginner. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below) and sewing parts together.

Stitches/Terms Used:

  • FO = fasten off 
  • MR = magic ring 
  • sl st = slip stitch 
  • sc = single crochet 
  • dc = double crochet 
  • inc = increase 
  • dec = decrease 
  • dc-inc = double crochet increase (insert 2 dc in same st)


  • Medium weight yarn in desired colors (I used peach, yellow, pink, and white) 
    Recommended yarn: Brava Worsted, 24/7 Cotton
  • Pink embroidery thread for sewing the mouth 
  • 7mm plastic safety eyes (x2) 
  • 2.75mm crochet hook 
  • Stuffing 
  • Yarn needle 
  • Scissors



Use skin-color yarn (peach).

R1: Insert 6 sc in MR. Pull ring tight. (6 sts)

R2: Inc around. (12 sts)

R3: (Sc, inc) x 6. (18 sts)

R4: (Sc 2, inc) x 6. (24 sts)

R5: (Sc 3, inc) x 6. (30 sts)

R6-R10: Sc around. (30 sts)

R11: (Sc 4, inc) x 6. (36 sts)

R12: Sc around. (36 sts)

R13: (Sc 4, dec) x 6. (30 sts)

R14: (Sc 3, dec) x 6. (24 sts)

Attach 7mm eyes between R10-R11, 6 sts apart.

R15: Dec around. (12 sts)

FO; you will weave this yarn tail in later.


Use hair-color yarn (yellow).

R1-R9: Follow the same directions from the ‘Head’ section above.

R10: Sc, hdc, dc 3, hdc, sc, sl st, sc, hdc, dc 18, hdc, sc. (30 sts)

FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later.


Use hair-color yarn (yellow).

R1: Insert 4 sc in MR. Pull ring tight. (4 sts)

R2: (Sc, inc) x 2. (6 sts)

R3: (Sc, inc) x 3. (9 sts)

R4: (Sc 2, inc) x 3. (12 sts)

R5: Dec around. (6 sts)

FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later.


Use flower-color yarn (pink).

R1: In a MR, (ch 3, sl st) x 5. Pull ring tight.

FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later.

LEGS (x2)

Start with shoe-color yarn (pink).

R1: Insert 6 sc in MR. Pull ring tight. (6 sts)

R2: Sc around. (6 sts)

Switch to skin-color yarn (peach).

R3-R6: Sc around. (6 sts)

FO with a long tail for sewing to the body later.

ARMS (x2)

Start with skin-color yarn (peach).

R1: Insert 5 sc in MR. Pull ring tight. (5 sts)

R2-R5: Sc around. (5 sts)

FO with a long tail for sewing to the body later.


Start with underwear-color yarn (white).

R1: Insert 6 sc in MR. Pull ring tight. (6 sts)

R2: Inc around. (12 sts)

R3: (Sc, inc) x 6. (18 sts)

R4: (Sc 2, inc) x 6. (24 sts)

Switch to dress-color yarn (pink).

R5: Sc around. (24 sts)

R6: Sc around in BLO. (24 sts)

R7-R8: Sc around. (24 sts)

R9: (Sc 2, dec) x 6. (18 sts)

R10: (Sc, dec) x 6. (12 sts)

FO with a long tail for sewing to the head later.


Start with dress-color yarn (pink). Attach yarn to unworked front loops created in R6 of the Body.

R1: Ch 3, dc in same st. (dc, dc-inc) around. Dc in last st. Join with a sl st to the top of the ch-3.

Switch to white yarn for lacy details.

R2: (Inc, sl st) around in BLO. Join with a sl st to the first sc.

FO and weave in the ends.

  1. Position the legs in front of the body so that your doll is in the sitting position. Sew the legs to the body.
  2. Sew the arms to the sides of the body’s R10.
  3. Position the hair cap over the doll’s head. Sew the pigtails to both sides of the hair cap’s bottom edge.
  4. Sew the flower to the hair cap.
  5. Sew the hair cap to the head.
  6. Stuff the head and body well.
  7. Sew the head and body together, using the long yarn tail from the body.

Congratulations on finishing Little Lucy!

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