Dinosaurs are my most popular crochet pattern designs, and I’ve certainly designed a lot of them! Here you’ll find a list of all of my free dinosaur crochet patterns for you to enjoy!
All of these dinosaur crochet patterns are available for free! These patterns are well written with detailed instructions, and also include extensive photo tutorials that are especially helpful with assembling.
Some of the amigurumi dinosaurs you’ll see included here are a bit more common, like the Triceratops, while you can also find some lesser known dinos, such as the Parasaurolophus.
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Let’s start with the most popular of my crochet dinosaurs, the triceratops! I have 3 different base triceratops crochet patterns to offer, including the full size version, mini version, as well as a lovey.
This Triceratops crochet pattern is by far my most popular dinosaur pattern. Tanner works up great in a variety of yarns, and is especially popular for creating various themed triceratops. You can see a few of those theme variations below. My favorites have been the Strawberry Triceratops, Blueberry Triceratops, and Sunflower Triceratops!
This smaller Triceratops crochet pattern is just a mini replica of the larger Tanner the Triceratops pattern. Mini Tanner is one of my personal favorites! I love making this pattern in velvet and plush yarns like Parfait Chunky, which creates such a nice size plushie, with less time than the full size Tanner.
This free pattern modification to make a strawberry Triceratops is definitely a fan favorite! By making a few color changes, and substituting the strawberry pattern instead of the horns, Tanner the Triceratops becomes a fun and fruity dinosaur!
If you’re looking for the perfect baby shower gift, look no further than this adorable Triceratops lovey! This free lovey pattern pairs beautifully with the amigurumi Triceratops above to makes a great matching set for new babies and their older siblings as well!
These next free dinosaur crochet patterns are for the Tarbosaurus dinosaur. The Tarbosaurus can be compared to a Tyrannosaurus Rex (T-Rex) and Allosaurus, but these cute crochet patterns are nothing to fear!
Meet Toby the Tarbosaurus, one of the largest dinos in my free dinosaur crochet pattern collection. Toby has spikes along his back, with embroidery around his eyes to give him a bit of a softer look.
This small Tarbosaurus pattern is a mini version of the larger Toby the Tarbosaurus. This small dinosaur is another one that I enjoy making in plush yarns to create a larger result in less time!
The Stygimoloch is one of my son’s favorite dinosaurs, so I had to design one! You may remember “Stiggy” from Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom movie. She’s the dinosaur who headbutts the door open. The Stygimoloch is very similar to the Pachycephalosaurus, however, the Pachy was a bit larger.
This Stygimoloch crochet pattern is one of my more detailed dinosaur crochet patterns, with the dome piece on her head, as well as the crown of horns.
Mini Stevie the Stygimoloch
Strawberry Lemonade Stygimoloch
This strawberry lemonade modification of Mini Stevie the Stygimoloch is one of my very favorite themed dinosaurs! I used Parfait Chunky with this design, and he turned out to be nearly as big as the full size Stygimoloch pattern.
The Apatosaurus is a long-neck dinosaur, similar to the Diplodocus, Brontosaurus, or Brachiosaurus. You can also find this dinosaur in the Jurassic World movies!
This Apatosaurus free crochet pattern is the largest of all of my dinosaurs so far! I love his eyebrows and the stripes embroidered down his back and on his arms and legs!
Another mini dinosaur to add to the list is the smaller version of Andy the Apatosaurus. Mini Andy is such a sweet little dinosaur and is another one that works up great in plush yarns!
Now for my personal favorite dinosaur, the Parasaurolophus! The Parasaurolophus is another that you see throughout the Jurassic movies. Do you remember Ducky from Land Before Time? She was a Saurolophus, which is essentially a smaller version of the Parasaurolophus.
This Parasaurolophus crochet pattern is such a fun design! I love the shaping of the crest on the top of the head. The crest is a simple addition that really makes this pattern stand out.
This mini version of the Parasaurolophus is such a cute little dinosaur! This pattern also works up fantastically in plush yarns like Parfait Chunky and Bernat Velvet.
Did you know that a Pterosaur describes several “flying dinosaurs”, such as the Pterodactyl, Pteranodon, Quetzalcoatlus, Dimorphodon, and more! While Pterosaurs weren’t technically dinosaurs (they’re reptiles), they lived in the same periods and went extinct with the dinosaurs.
Tori the Pterosaur
I really enjoyed designing this free dinosaur crochet pattern for a Pterosaur! I especially love the crest on the back of the head and the teeny tiny tail!
As I mentioned above, there have been a lot of fun modifications done to my free dinosaur crochet patterns over the years. Here are a few that you can find detailed instructions for.
I made a few different amigurumi dinosaurs in a candy corn theme around Halloween. Who doesn’t want to see Halloween dinosaur crochet patterns? These modification instructions are for Mini Stevie the Stygimoloch, Mini Tanner the Triceratops, and Mini Toby the Tarbosaurus.
As mentioned above, there are free modifications for the Strawberry Tanner the Triceratops crochet pattern (including the mini version), and the free modifications for the Strawberry Lemonade Mini Stevie the Stygimoloch.
What yarn should I use when making an Amigurumi dinosaur?
You can make these designs in any weight of yarn, provided you adjust your hook size to fit the weight of the yarn you choose.
More Amigurumi Crochet Patterns
I hope you enjoyed these free dinosaur crochet patterns! Dinosaurs are one of my absolute favorite projects to design, so be sure to check back often to see any new designs added to the list!
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