Grinch free Amigurumi Christmas Ornament

Start preparing for Christmas with this crochet ornament! Mini Grinch amigurumi free pattern! The second of the Christmas amigurumi special edition.

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Happy Grinch amigurumi free pattern


Finish size: 11cm or (about) 4,3 inches

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With green yarn start,

1 rnd                      6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd                      (1inc, 2sc) repeat 2 times Total 8sts

3 to 11 rnd           8sc

• Cut the yarn, fasten it off and make another one.

• Leave on side for now.


With green yarn start,

1 rnd                 6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd                 6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd                 12bpsc

4 and 5 rnd       12sc

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

• Make another one following the same instructions.

• Don’t fasten off the second leg and connect the two legs by inserting the loop of the needle inside one stitch of the first leg, following,

6 rnd                 24sc (12 from each leg)

7 rnd                 (1sc, 1inc) repeat 12 times Total 36sts

8 to 10 rnd       36sc

11 rnd               (1sc, 1dec) repeat 12 times Total 24sts

12 and 13 rnd   24sc

14 rnd             (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

15 and 16 rnd 18sc

17 rnd             4sc, 4sc connecting with the arm, 4sc, 4sc connecting with the other arm, 2sc

18 rnd             18sc

• Stop here to start adding stuffing material in the Grinch.

19 rnd             18inc Total 36sts

20 rnd             (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

21 to 25 rnd   42sc

26 rnd             5sc, (1sc 1dec) repeat 12 times, 1sc Total 30sts

27 to 29 rnd   30sc

30 rnd             (3sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

31 rnd             24sc

32 rnd             (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

• Stop here to finish stuffing the Grinch.

33 rnd             18sc

34 rnd             (1sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 12sts

35 rnd             12sc

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

• Add a couple of strings on top of Grinch head, and make the yarn a bit fuzzy using the tapestry needle or a brush.


With white yarn chain 4. Skip the first chain and,

1 and 2 row    3sc, chain one and turn

• Change to red color yarn

3 and 4 row    3sc, chain one and turn

• Repeat chain 1 to 4, seven times. Cut the yarn, fasten off and leave a small tail for sewing it.


  1. Embroider the eyes in round 27 leaving 2 stitches between them.
  2. Embroider the nose two rounds under the eye, in the central part of the face.
  3. Embroider a big smile starting in round 24 and going down until between rounds 19 and 20.
  4. For the eyebrows, you can choose which expression to give your Grinch. If you want a mad version of a Grinch, make the lines for the eyebrows in a V shape. If you want a friendly version, make the eyebrows like shown in minute 9:32 of the video part 2.

Your Happy Grinch Christmas ornament amigurumi is ready!

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2 thoughts on “Grinch free Amigurumi Christmas Ornament”

  1. where can I find the other Xmas mini’s? Elf and reindeer. They are so adorable.

    • I am finishing them! Elf will be out this week and reindeer next week!

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