Do you love all things cute and whimsical? I know I cannot get enough of them. If you are like me, get ready to have some fun making some kawaii crochet projects. The crochet kawaii patterns below will add a charming twist to your traditional crochet projects.
What is Crochet Kawaii ?
Kawaii crochet is a style of crocheting that focuses on creating sweet items. These items are inspired by the Japanese kawaii culture. Kawaii is a Japanese term that translates to cute or adorable.
It includes a wide range of charming and whimsical designs. The kawaii style often uses vibrant colors, soft textures, and creative designs.
In kawaii crochet, crafters are able to use various techniques. These techniques can be used to create everything for amigurumi animals to clothing and home decor.
What Types of Kawaii Crochet Projects are Available?
There are a wide variety of kawaii crochet patterns available. Some popular types of kawaii crochet patterns include:
- Food and Drink
- Home Decor
- Plant Friends
- Fantasy Creatures
- Seasonal Decor
- …and More
30 Kawaii Crochet Patterns
Below, you’ll find a collection of 30 adorably cute Kawaii crochet patterns that are sure to bring a smile to your face and a sense of whimsy to your crafting projects.
1. Toast with Egg Crochet Pattern by PlushiCoPatterns
Who would have ever thought that breakfast could be so cute? With this kawaii crochet pattern, you can create your own adorable piece of toast with an egg. This amigurumi kawaii doll will add a playful touch to any setting.
This pattern is suitable for advanced beginners familiar with amigurumi. Completed, the plushie will measure about 4 inches (11 cm) x 4 inches (11 cm). The pattern works up quickly and can be completed in as little as 1-1.5 hours.
2. Pushee Cat with Donut Amigurumi Kawaii Pattern by Roxy Crochet
The completed Pusheen-Cat with Donut amigurumi kawaii is sure to be adored. It is a delightful creation that will capture the heart of everyone that sees it.
This pattern provides a user-friendly guide. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced crocheters alike.
Find the Pattern by Roxy Crochet Here
3. Crochet Kawaii Frog Hat Pattern by HELLOhappy
Show off your whimsical side when you wear this cute and quirky froggy hat. Why wear something plain and boring when you can wear a beanie that brings a smile to everyone’s face?
This pattern is designed for ambitious beginners or those with advanced beginner skills. You will need to know how to sew on small pieces, work in the round, and embroider facial features. The pattern includes one size that comfortably fits teens and adults with head sizes ranging from 21 to 23 inches.
4. The Originale Kawaii Octopus Family Pattern by AllFromJade
Create a whole family of kawaii octopuses using this kawaii crochet pattern. The download includes instructions for Jules the dad, Adele the mom, and babies. Dad can hold several babies and mom can hold 2. Plus, as an added bonus, you get instructions to create a Mama Pumpkin for free.
The patterns provide information on creating octopuses of varying sizes using different yarn weights. The sizes of the finished octopi will depend on the type of yarn you choose to use. Jules and the babies are beginner-friendly, while Adele is an intermediate-level amigurumi kawaii pattern.
5. Kawaii Cow Crochet Pattern by SaraBearaCrochet
Crochet your very own kawaii cow with this easy-to-follow pattern. Kids and adults alike will love this adorable amigurumi kawaii cow.
Designed with beginners in mind, this pattern is easy to follow. There are step-by-step instructions that do not use any complex stitches.
However, you will need to know how to make colour changes. Using Parfait Chunky yarn and a 4.5 mm hook, your finished cow will measure about 9.5 inches (24.13 cm) tall.
6. Ghost Cute Kawaii Key Chain Pattern by Suzy Dias
Halloween does not have to be spooky. Add a touch of cuteness to your Halloween decorations with this simple yet adorable crochet ghost.
Perfect for beginners, this kawaii crochet pattern guides you through crafting a cute ghost toy. You can also use the ghost to make a charm or keychain. Completed, the ghost will measure about 1.6 inches (4 cm) tall.
Find the Pattern by Suzy Dias Here
7. Crochet Kawaii Froggy Coasters Pattern by HELLOhappy
Brighten up your table setting with a set of these charming froggy coasters. These adorable kawaii coasters will add a playful touch to your decor while keeping your surfaces protected.
This pattern is suitable for intermediate level crocheters. You will need to be familiar with working in the round, changing colours, and embroidering facial features. The finished coasters will measure approximately 4.25 inches (10.80 cm) in diameter.
8. Amigurumi Kawaii Little Pierogi Plushie Crochet Pattern by PlushiCoPatterns
How cute are these adorable and huggable kawaii dumpling plushies? These little pierogi-inspired amigurumi kawaii dolls will add a touch of cuteness to your space. Whether you use them to decorate your kitchen or place them on your bed, they will definitely make you smile.
Designed with beginners in mind, this is an easy level kawaii crochet pattern. Each little plush dumpling will measure close to 6 inches (15.24 cm) x 3.0 inches (7.62 cm), when using the suggested materials.
9. Crochet Kawaii Boba Cat Pattern by Littleloveeveryday
This charming boba tea amigurumi kawaii plushie would make a great gift for a boba tea connoisseur.
The crochet pattern captures the essence of a boba tea cup in the form of an adorable cat plushie. The pattern is written in US English terminology and is classified as easy.
10. Amigurumi Kawaii Guinea Pig Plushie Pattern by PlushiCoPatterns
Make your very own amigurumi kawaii guinea pig plushie with this crochet pattern. You will not have to worry about feeding or watering this cutie. It just wants to hang out with you and be cuddled,
The finished plushie will measure approximately 8.7 inches (22 cm) x 4.7 inches (12 cm) x 4.7 inches (12 cm). To complete this kawaii crochet pattern, you will need basic amigurumi skills. The pattern is rated as easy. It should take around 1.5 to 2 hours of crafting time to complete.
11. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich Cat Pattern by Knit Hacker
Here is a delightful blend of cuteness and playfulness all in one. This unique creation combines a cat, a cookie, and ice cream. The adorable Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich Cat is perfect for amigurumi lovers who love making whimsical creations.
The free kawaii crochet pattern is classified as easy. Completed, the plushie will measure approximately 4 inches (10.16 cm) wide x 3 inches (7.62 cm) tall (not including ears).
Find the Pattern by Knit Hacker Here
12. Crossbody Froggy Bag Crochet Pattern by HELLOhappy
With its zipper closure and small hook design, this bag can be used even without a lining. It is roomy enough to hold all your essentials like a phone, keys, wallet, and more.
This pattern is suitable for those with intermediate level crochet skills. The crocheting process is simple. However, sewing on the zipper can be a little challenging. The finished bag measures around 8 inches (20.32 cm) wide x 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) high.
13. Calico Cat Amigurumi Pattern by Amanda Maciel
This Calico Cat Amigurumi is the perfect blend of cuteness and creativity. Use classic calico colours or get crafty and use some fun, bright colours.
This kawaii crochet pattern comes with detailed written instructions and helpful photos. You will need to know how to make a magic ring and perform colour changes. The finished cat will stand approximately 4.5 inches (11cm) tall.
Find the Pattern by Amanda Maciel Here
14. Boba Tea Buddies Amigurumi Kawaii Pattern by SuperCuteDesignsShop
Do you like to indulge in boba tea? Boba tea shops are becoming increasingly popular. If you are a fan of the drink or know someone that is, this delightful kawaii crochet pattern would be fun to make.
The pattern includes written instructions and numerous step-by-step pictures. It is suitable for those with basic crochet skills. The finished boba tea will measure approximately 5.9 inches (15 cm) x 3.15 inches (8 cm).
15. Ice Cream Narwhal Amigurumi Pattern by YumYarnDesigns
Create your own special Ice Cream Narwhal with this fun and easy kawaii crochet pattern. These whimsical ice cream narwhals can be made in a wide variety of colors. The flavor possibilities are endless.
Using a 3.5 mm (US E) crochet hook and worsted weight yarn, the completed narwhal will measure close to 9.4 inches (24 cm) in length, excluding the horn. The pattern is designed for those with an advanced beginner skill level.
Find more Crochet Narwhal Patterns here.
16. Mocha Brown Cafe Bunny Amigurumi Crochet Pattern by SadieCrocheting
Sanrio is known for its adorable kawaii characters. With this crochet pattern, you can make Mocha. With a few simple adjustments, you can make Cinnamon roll too.
17. Mini Popsicle Pattern by Little World of Whimsy
Craft some mini popsicles with this free kawaii crochet pattern. It has a simple three-stripe design that allows for easy customisation. Match the colours to your holiday decor or use your favourite colour scheme.
Completed, these miniature popsicles measure approximately 2 inches (5.5 cm) wide x 4 inches (10 cm) high. The pattern itself is straightforward and easy to follow.
Find the Pattern by Little World of Whimsy Here
18. Crochet Bear Lovey Crochet Pattern by BlueSparrowPatterns
This darling kawaii lovey is designed to be just the right size for small hands. It would make a wonderful baby shower gift that can be a cherished keepsake for years to come.
The included 6-page PDF crochet pattern includes detailed instructions and photos. It is worked in rounds and is suitable for those with beginner to intermediate level crochet skills. Completed, Harry Bear will measure approximately 8 inches (21 cm).
19. Froggy Kawaii Crochet Hand Towel Pattern by HELLOhappy
Add a touch of whimsy to your kitchen with this sweet froggy kitchen towel. Replace your boring hand towels with this design and bring a smile to your face every time you use it.
The pattern is for intermediate and above level crocheters. You will need to know how to sew pieces together, working in the round, and embroidering facial features. The finished kitchen towel will measure about 8 inches (20.32 cm) wide by 10 inches (25.4 cm) tall.
20. Rubber Duck Kawaii Crochet Animals Pattern by AlterEgoCrochet
Crochet a set of rubber duck plushies using this no-sew kawaii crochet pattern. The pattern is easy to complete and works up quickly.
This pattern is available in both English and Danish. Using the recommended materials, your finished Robert the Rubber Duck plushie will measure approximately 2.5 inches (6 cm).
21. Crochet Baby Bunny in Hat and Overalls Plushie Pattern by LorettasLoops
This crochet baby bunny screams cuteness. It is wearing a whimsical hat and matching overalls. It is a delightful pattern that includes instructions to make a bucket hat a frog hat, a carrot, and a flower.
The pattern is suitable for those with beginner to intermediate crochet level skills. The pattern provides a creative way to personalize each bunny’s look. Each bunny can be completely unique.
22. Crochet Kawaii Cat Plushie Pattern by SleepyfoxTreasures
Create your very own enchanting Calico Fairy kitty plushie with this kawaii crochet pattern. The finished kitty has an adorable and whimsical design that will surely capture hearts and make people smile.
Despite its small size, the kawaii kitty works up fairly quickly. It does require some sewing. The pattern encourages customization, allowing you to alter colors and add accessories. You can also use different yarn weights and hook sizes to create a smaller or chunkier kitties.
23. Crochet Bear Bucket Hat Pattern by Pand4Dose
The adorable bear bucket hat will add a touch of charm to your accessorie collection. Made with chunky yarn, the hat is soft and full.
This beginner-friendly kawaii crochet pattern only requires basic crochet skills. The hat size is designed to fit most adult head sizes, ranging from 21.26 inches (54 cm) to 22.83 inches (58 cm).
24. Dragon Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern by All About Ami Crochet
Make an adorable kawaii dragon with this free amigurumi crochet pattern. The charming little dragon is so sweet and charming.
This pattern provides written instructions and a handful of pictures. It would make the perfect gift for anyone fascinated with Chinese culture or who loves mythical creatures.
Find the Pattern by All About Ami Crochet Here
25. Cute Apple Crochet Pattern by JenPattern
This cute amigurumi apple would make a charming addition to your kitchen. Make several of them to fill a bowl or set a single apple on your counter to add a bit of whimsy.
Included are easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. It is written in English using US terms and abbreviations. Using the recommended materials, the completed apple will measure approximately 3.5 inches (9 cm). The pattern is suitable for beginners familiar with amigurumi techniques.
26. Fuji Instax Case Crochet Bag Pattern by Meemananpatterns
Protect your Fuji Instax camera with this kawaii crochet bag. The pattern includes instructions for both a bear and rabbit.
This is an intermediate level crochet pattern. It is written in English and is easy to follow. Included are instructions, patterns charts, photos, and videos.
27. Marshmallow Kittie Amigurumi Kawaii Crochet Pattern by TIMMagicRing
For those who prefer to avoid sewing, Marshmallow Kittie offers a delightful solution. Its head, body, and tail are crocheted in a single piece. The only sewing required is for attaching the ears.
The kawaii crochet pattern is suitable for advanced beginners and above. There are video tutorials for the important steps. Completed, the Marshmallow Kittie measures approximately 14 inches (35 cm).
28. Free Crochet Rainbow Pattern by David & Charles
Rainbows are huge right now. You can find them everywhere. If you love rainbows and are looking for a free crochet pattern, this one is for you. The finished crochet rainbow measures 4 inches in height and 6.5 inches wide.
Find the Pattern by David & Charles Here
29. Japanese Curry Bear Kawaii Yummies Pattern by EmiCreationsByChloe
This adorable Japanese Curry Bear will bring a smile to your face every time you see it. It is so cute, making it an irresistible addition to any kawaii collection.
The pattern is suitable for intermediate level crocheters. It is written in English and uses US crochet terminology. When crafted using the recommended materials, the finished bowl will measure about 1.97 inches (5 cm) tall x 4.33 inches (11 cm) wide. While the bear stands at about 3.35 inches (8.5 cm). Combined, the toy will be close to 4.13 inches (10.5 cm) tall.
30. Cute Stackable Chunky Cat Plush Pattern by SleepyFoxTreasures
Create three charming cube kitties resembling a peach, strawberry, and lemon. Brighten your surroundings or give these delightful kitties as cheerful gifts to friends and family. The kitty plushies can be stacked up to build a kitty tower.
This beginner-friendly pattern leaves a lot of room for customization. Finished sizes will vary depending on the hook and yarn weight you choose to use.
Here are crochet kawaii kits you can also try:
The Foodie Series: Little Xiao Long Bao DIY Crochet Kit
Kawaii Crochet Patterns: 40 Super Cute Crochet Patterns
Starter Kit: Easy Crochet Starter Kit Crochet Frog Plush
Kawaii Crochet Garden: 40 Super Cute Amigurumi Patterns for Plants
Crochet Kit for Beginners: Kawaii Crochet Animals Kit
Too Cute Amigurumi: 30 Crochet Patterns for Adorable Animals, Playful Plants, Sweet Treats
Frequently Asked Questions About Kawaii Crochet
What does “Kawaii” mean in crochet?
Kawaii is a Japanese term that means cute or adorable. Kawaii crochet patterns are cute and charming designs inspired by Japanese pop culture.
Is Kawaii crochet suitable for beginners?
Yes, there are many Kawaii crochet patterns designed using simple stitches and techniques.
What types of projects can I make with Kawaii crochet?
There are a wide variety of Kawaii crochet projects you can make. Some of these include amigurumi animals, keychains, plush toys, hats, scarves, and coasters.
What skill level is required for Kawaii crochet?
Kawaii crochet patterns vary in skill level from beginner to advanced.
What makes Kawaii crochet different from traditional crochet?
Kawaii crochet focuses on creating cute and whimsical characters that are fun and playful. Traditional crochet incorporates a wide range of styles and designs.
Crochet kawaii patterns are a charming way to express your creativity and bring a smile to someone’s face.
Adding a touch of cuteness and charm has never been easier than with these kawaii crochet patterns. From whimsical amigurumi kawaii crochet animals to delightful home accessories, crochet kawaii offers a fun and creative way to bring joy to your projects.