Try your hand at crochet on a micro scale with this collection of micro crochet patterns. These phenomenal crochet ideas may be small in size, but they’re big in detail!
Micro crochet is the art of crocheting tiny projects with crochet thread. This type of crochet is great if you want to make itty-bitty versions of your favorite amigurumi, or if you want to make jewelry or accessories.
You don’t need a special pattern to make you micro crochet ration, just use patterns you already own. In fact, most of the amigurumi patterns you have can serve as micro crochet patterns if you simply change the hook size and the yarn you’re using.
1. Micro Crochet Skull Pattern by Steffi Glaves
Tiny, delicate, lacy and angry in equal measure, these skull earrings would be perfect for everyday wear or special occasions like Halloween.
This pattern can be easily scaled up for a cute hanging charm or appliqué, by using 4 ply or double knitting yarn.
2. Crochet Mini Doll Pattern by Pink Mouse Boutique
Emma is a tiny little girl. She is only an inch and a quarter tall. But don’t let the size fool you. She is a brave girl always ready for adventures!
Emma comes with her little house. The tiny house is 2 and 3/4 inches tall and about one and a quarter inches wide.
3. Micro Amigurumi Earrings Crochet Pattern by Chanteuse Crochet
Three adorably tiny treats to wear, not eat (less calories that way). This set includes instructions to make the strawberry, ice cream, and cupcake earrings.
These yummy designs are great for adding just a touch of whimsy to your style.
To add to your jewelry collection, do check out these crochet earrings.
4. Sleepy Mouse Free Micro Crochet Pattern by April Lesley
This micro-crochet amigurumi pattern for a little mouse comes with a tiny little leaf bed pattern that the mouse can get tucked into at night.
This little sleepy mouse uses only a tiny quantities of yarn. You could just make the mouse or you can also make his leafy bed and blanket.
Get the Pattern here
Also see: Crochet Mouse Patterns
5. Heart Earrings Free Micro Crochet Pattern by Yarn Punk
These micro heart earrings are a great starter project for those who want to get into crochet jewelry. It can be easily customized by adding beads or sewing them together to make a bracelet.
Scale it up with DK yarn to make a larger but equally cute heart applique.
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6. Micro Baby Yoda Crochet Pattern by CM Art Design Shop
Crochet this cute, little baby yoda doll with this easy beginner-friendly amigurumi instructions! It’s very quick to work up and makes a great last-minute gift for Star Wars or Mandalorian fans for Christmas holiday, as stocking stuffers, birthday presents, or more.
7. Micro Lion Amigurumi Pattern by Obscurely Small
Are you looking for a small cute amigurumi lion? If you are, then you are really going to love this little king of the jungle.
Crochet this small amigurumi lion that you can use in a number of different ways for both decorative and gift-giving purposes!
8. Mr. Fox and His Tree Stump House Crochet Pattern by Pink Mouse Boutique
Mr. Fox is the cutest little fox in town. He is less than 1.5 inches tall. His outfit is removable. And his house is in the shape of an adorable little tree stump. The house itself is teeny tiny too. It is less than 1.5 inches tall and about 2.5 inches wide.
This little set is the perfect gift for any nature lovers. The tree stump house can even serve as a little trinket or jewelry container.
9. Micro Pig And Piglet Crochet Pattern by Lybo
Crochet your own micro pig with her tiny piglet! The finished pig measures around 2 1/2 inches tall and about 4 inches long, her little piglet is 1 1/2 inches tall and 3 inches long to the end of its curly tail.This mummy has just one piglet, but you could crochet a whole litter!
10. Micro Crochet Daisy And Sunflower Jewelry Pattern by Steffi Glaves
This crochet pattern shows you how to make a dainty little sunflower and daisy jewellery set – pendant, dangle drop earrings and ear studs.
The flower motifs in this pattern are super tiny, measuring just 1.5cm across, and would make a gorgeous treat for yourself or a gift for someone else.
This pattern can be easily scaled up for a cute brooch, charm or appliqué for other projects, by using 4 ply or double knitting yarn.
11. Micro Crochet Chicken Pattern by Idun Creations
If you want to try your hand at making a micro amigurumi this is the pattern for you! This small crocheted chicken is easy to make and so much fun! You can make it for yourself or maybe as a gift for Easter.
12. Miniature Cactus Plant Crochet Pattern by Muffa Miniatures
Do you love plants and succulents but hate taking care of them? Crochet these mini cacti and enjoy having miniature plants without needing to water them!
13. Micro Crochet Elephant Pattern by Obscurely Small
This teeny tiny elephant, the smallest representative of the otherwise largest land mammals in the world, may not have much to bring in terms of mass on the scale, but is finally a kind of its species that can be kept at home without any problems.
14. Micro Owl Amigurumi Pattern by Craft Passion
This adorable owl fits in the palm of your hand and can be made in many different colors! This crochet mini owl is really tiny, perfect to turn into a charm keychain.
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15. Micro Crochet Mushroom Pattern by Obscurely Small
From an enchanted forest far away comes this adorable tiny mushroom, ready to bring some magic into your space!
Small enough to fit into any nook or cranny but cute enough to still make a big impact, this fungi-friend would be perfect in any fairy garden, on any altar or just as a small decoration on any shelf.
16. Crochet Mini Rose Pattern by Happy Patty Crochet
This adorable roses are perfect applique for anything from an earring and necklace, to a hairclip, bag or a hat. Crocheting several of this blossoms, would allow you to make a beautiful brooch or a stunning mini bouquet.
This delicate flowers are small in size, but are as eye catching as many larger flowers (or more). Try them in pastel colors for beautiful outdoor table decoration.
17. Micro Crochet Christmas Stockings Pattern by Steffi Glaves
This pattern shows you how to crochet a Christmas stocking pendant. It’s a lovely little handmade gift that is great for containing tiny Christmassy messages.
Do not be put off by its size – this pattern is just as ideal for bigger projects as it can also be made in different thread and yarn thicknesses to make other Items such tree decorations and bunting.
18. Micro Crochet Bear Pattern by Lucia Dolgopolova
What about crocheting a tiny little teddy? These teddy bears will be a great addition to your collection of miniature figures, a gift for lovers of bears, and is perfect for a Dollhouse or a toy for doll.
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19. Micro Crochet Gingerbread Man Pattern by Muffa Miniatures
This cheeky little gingerbread man makes an adorable Christmas decoration. Almost good enough to eat (but don’t – this one is made of yarn!)
20. Isla Bluebell And Her Llama Crochet Pattern by Pink Mouse Boutique
If you don’t like sewing much, this pattern is for you! The doll and llama are crocheted almost seamlessly. Only a few things are sewn to the dolls – the ears and tail for the llama and the hair for the doll.
If you used the suggested materials, your doll and llama will be less than an inch tall!
For micro crochet patterns, you use fine thread and a thin crochet hook to make amigurumi that can sit on your finger tips!
You can find below micro crochet hooks you can get to start your micro crochet journey:
1. Clover Amour Crochet Hook Set
This Clover No.3675 Amour Steel Crochet Hook Set is designed with elastomer rubber handles for comfortable, stress free manipulation and reduced fatigue.
2. Ergonomic Micro Crochet Hooks
These micro crochet hooks are made of high-quality metal and environmentally friendly plastics, which are safe and reliable materials.
Thanks to its ergonomic design it fits easily in your hands and comfortable to use. It will also relieve you from fatigue.
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3. Gaoominy Small Crochet Hooks
These hooks are update design, the soft rubber grip handle is so much more comfortable to hold than the hooks.
These crochet hooks set include 10 sizes: 0.5mm, 0.75mm, 1.0mm, 1.25mm, 1.5mm, 1.75mm, 2.0mm, 2.25mm, 2.5mm, and 2.75mm.It’s perfect for small crochet thread project and getting thread through beads.
4. Bamboo Crochet Hooks
If you find working with metal hooks hurts your hands or wrists, then maybe it’s worth trying some bamboo hooks – you get a lot more flexibility out of the hook!
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5. KnitPro Crochet Hook
This steel crochet hook is ideal for lace making or for use with thinner cottons and yarns. This micro crochet hook makes crocheting in such fine delicate detailed work so much easier!
6. Clover Soft Touch Steel Crochet Hook
Lightweight and ergonomic, these hooks are designed to make crocheting comfortable. The built in cushion and wide handle add ease-of-use, while the rounded precision head make micro crocheting a snap.
NOW, GET READY TO SHRINK YOUR USUAL CROCHET WITH THESE MICRO CROCHET PATTERNS!
Micro crochet is going to give your hands a real workout. Using tiny hooks and thread can make your hands cramp, so be sure to take plenty of breaks. Once you’re done, be sure to post your micro creations on our Facebook Page!
Most of the micro crochet you’ll see here is animal patterns, but you don’t have to limit your micro crochet to just adorable critters. Think about mushrooms, cacti, fruit, vegetables, plants, your favorite fictional characters, cupcakes, hearts – any of these can be micro crocheted!
Once you go crazy crocheting these micro crochet patterns, you may find that these little creatures are slowly taking over your home! Happy crocheting!