Mini Frankenstein crochet toy free Halloween pattern

With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your amigurumi projects! And here at Little Crochet Farm, you can find more than a hand full of free amigurumi patterns for your Halloween decor!

Little Frank amigurumi is one of them! And after this one, you can maybe check out the Little Witch or the Chubby black cat! Look also at the Halloween Cats in costume! I think you will love it!

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Mini Frankenstein free amigurumi pattern

Materials:

  • 2mm crochet hook 
  • Dark green, purple, and dark gray and brown yarn. I used 100% cotton, light worsted, 6ply.
  • Black thread for embroidering the eyes. 
  • Stuffing material
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle.
  • Or, you can use safety eyes! The position is at the end of this post.

Finish size: 10cm or (about) 4 inches

For a low cost, ad-free printable pattern, you can find it in Ravelry here!

And on Etsy here!

Terms and abbreviations (US terms):

Single crochet (sc): insert the hook into the stitch, pull up a loop yarn over the needle, you will have two loops on the hook, yarn over the needle, and pull it through the two loops.

Increase (inc): make two single crochet inside the same stitch.

Decrease (dec): Insert hook into front loop only of next two stitches, yarn under, pull through, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn under and pull through both loops on the hook.

Back loop Slip stitch (blsl): Insert hook into the back loop only of the stitch, yarn under, pull through both stitch and loop on hook.

LEGS AND BODY

With brown yarn start

1 rnd              6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd              6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd              12bpsc

4 rnd              12sc

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

• Make another one following the same instructions.

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

5 rnd              24sc (12 from each leg)

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

7 to 9 rnd      30sc

• Change to purple color yarn

10 rnd             30blsl

11 rnd             30blsc

12 to 14 rnd   30sc

15 rnd            (4sc, 1dec) repeat 5 times Total 25sts

16 rnd            (3sc, 1dec) repeat 5 times Total 20sts

• Change to green color tone

17 rnd                        20blsl

• Stop here a little bit for stat stuffing the doll

18 rnd                        FL(3sc, 2 inc, 2sc, 2 inc, 6sc, 2inc, 2sc, 2inc,   3sc)  Total 28sts

ps: 2 inc = 3sc in same st

19 rnd                        4sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc, 8sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc, 4sc   Total 36sts

20 rnd                        5sc, 2inc, 6sc, 2inc, 10sc, 2inc, 6sc, 2inc, 5sc   Total 44sts

21 to 26 rnd   44sc

• Change to grey color

27 rnd                        44blsl

• Change back to green yarn

28 rnd                        44blsl

29 rnd                        44blsc

30 rnd                        44sc

31 rnd                        5sc, 2dec, 4sc, 2dec, 10sc, 2dec, 4sc, 2dec,   5sc Total 36sts

ps: 2dec = 1invDEC following by another invDEC (4sts becoming 2)

32 rnd                        4sc, 2dec, 2sc, 2dec, 8sc, 2dec, 2sc, 2dec, 4sc   Total 28sts

33 rnd                        3sc, 2dec, 1sc, 2dec, 4sc, 2dec, 1sc, 2dec,   3sc Total 20sts

34 rnd                        (6sc, 2dec) repeat 2 times Total 16sts

• Stop here to finish stuffing the doll.

35 rnd                        (4sc, 2dec) repeat 2 times Total 12sts

• Cut the yarn, fasten it off and hide the remaining tail inside Frankenstein.

HAIR

With black yarn start,

1 rnd              6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd              6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd              (4sc, 2inc, 2inc) repeat 2 times Total 20sts

4 rnd              (6sc, 2 inc, 2sc, 2 inc) repeat 2 times Total 28sts

5 rnd              (8sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc) repeat 2 times Total 36sts

6 rnd              (9sc, 2inc, 6sc, 2inc) repeat 2 times, 2sc Total 44sts

7 rnd         44sc

8 rnd             (chain 3, 2sc) repeat 22 times

• Cut the yarn, fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. 

ARMS

With white yarn start,

1 rnd               5sc in a magic ring

2 rnd               5inc Total 10sts

3 and 4 rnd     10sc

• Change to purple color yarn

5 rnd               10blsl

6 rnd               10blsc

7 to 10 rnd     10sc   

• Cut the yarn, fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

• Make another one following the same instructions.

Assembly and final details

  1. With pins, fasten the hair over Frankenstein’s head. Sew it around his head between rows 28 and 29.
  2. Sew the arms between rows 15 and 16.
  3. Embroider the eyes in row 23 leaving 5 stitches between them. With the same black thread, make scars anywhere you think its suitable for his face.
  4. SCREWS: Attach the light gray color yarn in row 24, with 7 stitches distance from the eyes. Chain 3, make one DC in the same space, chain 3 and join with a Slip Stitch one row under (row 23). Cut the yarn and fasten off. You can follow the video from minute 43:40.
  5. With the same color you work the screws, make uneven lines over the dark gray line on his head. 

Congratulations!!!

Your Mini Frankenstein amigurumi is ready!

I hope you enjoy this pattern! If you have any questions or comments, leave them in the comment box below.

If this amigurumi Halloween crochet pattern was clear and useful to you, consider subscribing to my YouTube channel. I schedule to add every week a new free pattern and a new stitch tutorial to help you learn a bit more about this crochet toys world!

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See you next time!

Love,

Ana

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