I can’t tell you how roar-some these 25 dinosaur crochet patterns are. They’ll make a great gift for the dino-obsessed in your life.
Crochet is coming back into popularity once more. It is a simpler alternative to knitting and allows you to make a whole range of toys and clothing.
Dinosaur patterns suit the crochet appearance exceptionally well. They are easy to make and are the perfect gift to give to young kids or your dino-obsessed friends. Whatever the vibe you are looking for, there is a pattern available to make it.
We have rounded up a selection of some of the most roaringly-awesome dinosaur crochet patterns. The patterns are for a variety of purposes, from plush toys to hats, to blankets and clothing.
But, before you go stomping off to pick out your next project, be sure to pin this to your favorite crochet inspiration board on Pinterest so you can find it again fast when you’re ready to get hooking!
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25 Roaringly-Awesome Dinosaur Crochet Patterns
Loopy Pattern Mini Triceratops
This pattern is from Loopy Patterns on Etsy. The finished product measures about 4 inches tall. The pattern comes with a bonus pdf file that provides instructions for crocheting a birthday hat, balloons, and a present box. This is the perfect dinosaur-themed party gift.
Toby The Stegosaurus Pattern
This pattern is from DIY Fluffies. The pattern is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, and Dutch. It requires a moderate level of skill to complete and will measure 9 inches tall when it is finished.
Goofy Stegosaurus Pattern
This pattern from Funny Toy Crocheting adds a touch of whimsy to the dinosaur toy – but I’ll be honest, I don’t think it’s a stegasaurus…I’m not sure what it is, LOL! Whatever, this makes the perfect gift for a young child who likes to live life on the lighter side. The pattern is available in English and German. The final product measures 10.5 inches.
Rainbow Stegasaurus and Green Fren
Literally the cutest, sweetest, most squishable stegasaurid I have ever seen. The body is just a fun, rolly-polly shape and the face is just so fun. Plus, this particular pattern is free, so this puts this steggy-duo on my list for sure.
Source: Stringy Ding Ding
Bronto The Dinosaur Pattern
This pattern from Knot Too Shabby Crochet is for a resultant dinosaur that measures approximately 5 by 6 inches. The pattern is written in English using US crochet terms. The pattern includes a list of materials, instructions, photographs, and tips for the creative process.
Cuddleup Dinosaur Blanket
Definitely cuddle-licious, this easy blanket pattern is perfect for any youngster that’s dino-obsessed. Works up easy and fast using Caron One Pound and a quick-hook!
Small Stuffed Stegosaurus
This pattern from Made by Ssun is ideal for beginners. The process is quick and easy to follow. The resultant dinosaur will measure around 4 inches tall. The pattern comes with photos to accompany each step, making the process much easier to follow.
Hooded Dinosaur Blanket
This pattern from Crafting Happiness UK comes complete with instructions to make child and adult-sized versions of this blanket. The pattern is written in English using US crochet terminology. Not only does the blanket have a hood, it also has mittens to keep your fingers warm on chilly winter nights.
Tricia And Topsie
This pattern from My Krissie Dolls is available in both English and Dutch. The finished toys measure 7 inches in height. These make adorable gifts for friends or young children. The pattern is written using US crochet terms.
Tanner the Triceratops
A little bit larger and a little bit different from the other triceratops, this little guy is kinda big. Let’s be honest, he’s been eating his Wheaties and is ready for ROMPING!
Source: Nicole Chase
This pattern from Krawka will teach you how to make a toy version of Night Fury from How to Train Your Dragon (which I know isn’t technically a dinosaur, but how can you NOT include him on this list?! he’s so ccuuuuuute!). The pattern will create a toy nearly 17 inches in length and is best suited to advanced crochet-ers. The pattern shows you how to make both a black and a white version.
Cookie The Apatosaurus
This pattern from Jodiesyarn makes a Cookie model measuring 11.5 inches in height. The pattern is written in English using UK crochet terminology. To make this dinosaur you will need to know chain, magic ring, stitch, double crochet, increase, decrease, back loop only, slip stitch, and finish off stitches.
Triceratops Dinosaur Baby Blanket
This pattern from Crafting Happiness UK will instruct you how to create a baby blanket with a triceratops head and tail. The terminology used throughout is US and the pattern is written in English. This design is best suited to intermediate crocheters, and the finished product will measure 39 by 29.5 inches.
This pattern is from Sweet Oddity Art and provides instructions for making a 15-inch tall pterodactyl toy. It is recommended for intermediate to advanced crochet makers. The pattern is written in English using US crochet terms. It is a super fun project that is visually striking when complete.
Tops The Triceratops Dinosaur Hat
This pattern from IRAROTT patterns makes the cutest little hat for small children. The pattern is written in English using US crochet terminology. The pattern is also accompanied by step-by-step instructions, photos, and diagrams. It also contains a conversion chart to change the terminology to the UK.
Amigurumi T-Rex Toy
This pattern from Delicious Crochet produces a dinosaur that stands just shy of 10 inches tall. The pattern can be downloaded in English or in Spanish. It is fairly simple to make and produces a high-quality result.
This pattern is from Toys Joys Pattern on Etsy. The pattern contains instructions written in English plus some video links to help explain the more complicated parts of the creative process. The resultant dinosaur is about 3.5 inches tall.
Flower Dinosaur Toy
This pattern comes from Hey Can You Crochet Me A and is downloadable in English only. The dinosaur’s name is Daisy and she makes the perfect cutesy gift for young kids. When complete, Daisy stands 16 inches tall. She is very soft and makes a perfect cuddly toy.
Hatching Dinosaur Eggs
This is a unique take on crochet dinosaurs from Crocheting in Canada. The pattern includes instructions for creating 5 dinosaurs and 2 different sizes of eggs.
The dinosaurs included are T-rex, Apatosaurus, Stegosaurus, Pterodactyl, and Triceratops. These are ideal for hanging on a mobile to suspend above your baby’s crib.
This mini stegosaurus pattern is from Sweet Oddity Art. The resultant dinosaur is called Simon and measures 15 inches tall if you opt to make the larger size. Following the smaller pattern will create an 8-inch tall dinosaur. It is an intermediate pattern as you need a good grasp of the basic stitch types.
This pattern from Nadiyjournal is the perfect size to fit a 2-year-old child. It is a relatively simple pattern to follow. You can choose your child’s favorite colors to make this customized. For an extra splash of uniqueness, why not have some fun with the button choice? To really wow your child, choose mini dinosaurs as the buttons.
Dinosaur Dog Hat
This pattern from Fiber Vibes is such a fun way to share your passion for dinosaurs with your dog. It is functional too, helping to keep their ears warm on cold days without causing a mess. The pattern is only for the dinosaur additions, not the actual hood.
These adorable dinosaur rattle covers from Dariya Baysh Toys Shop are sure to put a smile on your baby’s face. The pattern can be downloaded in English and the instructions will produce a 6-inch toy. It is an intermediate pattern.
Dinosaur Pattern Hat
This hat pattern from Knit and Crochet Evr Aft is an intermediate level. The author says that the pattern is one size fits all, making it ideal for all of the dinosaur lovers in your life. We recommend sticking with 2 colors, but the sky’s the limit.