These loveable, adorable19 fun panda crochet patterns are perfect ideas for gifts or just a fun cuddly friend.
Pandas have to be one of the cutest creatures around. Something about them just looks cuddly, and we’d probably all appreciate the chance to snuggle with a panda cub. A crochet panda is a huggable and loveable gift for friends of all ages.
A crochet panda isn’t a particularly easy pattern, but it’s a good animal to start with when you’d like to try more complicated designs. The rounded body shape and simple yet distinctive markings mean even a simplified panda is recognizable.
In this guide, we’ve rounded up some fantastic panda crochet patterns, from the surprisingly realistic, to the super stylized. Be careful, though – once someone’s seen the beautiful panda you’ve created, all your friends will want one. And then it’s panda-monium!
19 Beautiful Panda Crochet Patterns
Beginner Panda Crochet Kit
If you don’t have much experience with crochet, then starting a panda can seem like a tough prospect. Luckily, this pattern is here to ensure you don’t have to miss out on the fun.
The simple ball shape is easy to master, and the end result fits perfectly in your hand. The pattern can be purchased on its own, but absolute beginners can order everything they need to make their own panda.
Yumi The Baby Panda Crochet Pattern
The big cartoon eyes of Yumi the panda draw you in, and if you’re making this as a gift, you might struggle to let go. This has to be one of the cutest patterns around. Yumi has adorable blushing cheeks, a sweet smile, and a picture-perfect bow. It isn’t the easiest pattern, but it’s written clearly.
Panda Hooded Blanket Crochet Pattern
Absolutely the sweetest little hooded blanket that anyone could make. I love this simple pattern – so fun to work up and cute as can be!
Source: Make and Do Crew
Panda Bear Crochet Pattern
It’s almost impossible not to fall in love with this chunky little panda bear. The simple egg shape of the body and head is fantastic for those who are new to crochet. This forms the main bulk of the panda, with only a few small additions used to complete the panda’s appearance.
Be prepared to use a lot of stuffing to fill that rounded body, and make it a squeezable panda.
Crochet Panda Bear Toy
The face of this crochet panda toy is absolutely enchanting, and sure to win the hearts of whoever is lucky enough to own it. With that rounded patterning around the eye, the big black nose, and even the curved eyebrows – everything is designed to be charming.
The body is classic and simple, a perfect complement to this elegant toy. A well written pattern with clear instructions is easy to follow along.
C2C Panda Blanket Crochet Pattern
If you love a good C2C blanket, this easy panda is calling your name. With only 4 colors, this blanket will work up fast and look so cute on the little one’s bed!
Source: Nana’s Crafty Home
Chonky Panda Crochet Pattern
If you’re after a panda that’s begging to be squeezed, then this chonky panda is for you. That big and rounded body is incredibly tactile, making it a great gift for younger children. A simpler shape makes this an easier pattern to work with, so it’s good for beginners who are interested in making a panda.
My Little Panda Bear Crochet Pattern
The long legs and arms of this adorable panda are mostly free swinging, making this a great panda to play with. Accompanied by a little scarf, this panda is absolutely packed full of personality. Children and adults alike will love the small details, like the cute paw pads. The crochet pattern is very well written, and easy to follow along with.
Panda Hat Crochet Pattern
This adorable hat would look so so cute on my little girl! With just some black and white yarn, she’d be sporting the cutest little button-eyed bear on her head.
Source: Repeat Crafter Me
Mini Panda Crochet Pattern
These stylized pandas are fantastic for any cheeky children (or adults). Their large heads with those wide eyes and small noses give them an expressive face that makes you want to smile.
The body is soft and wide, short legs curving round to make this an easy panda for little hands to hold. The pattern is accompanied by lots of pictures, helping to guide you through the harder stitches.
Boo The Panda Stuffed Animal Crochet Pattern
Boo the panda is a classic panda toy. The shape is simple, with a protruding nose and some lovely ears. Holding a stick of bamboo, this is a great gift for young and old.
The pattern itself is well-written and easy to follow, even for those without much experience. Lots of detailed tips can help beginners learn a little more about crochet as they go along.
Ralph Panda And Baby Crochet Pattern
What’s better than one panda? Two pandas, obviously! This fantastic crochet pattern can help you make your own parent and child cuddly pandas. The larger panda has a classic sitting shape, with shorter limbs for hugging and an expressive eye shape.
Baby panda is a cheeky toy, with centered legs giving it more movement. The larger panda is a relatively simple pattern, but the little one is likely to present more problems.
Pip The Panda Crochet Pattern
Pandas are known for a lot of things, but certainly not for their active lifestyle. This sleepy Pip the panda pattern is perfect for hugging on lazy days, or flopping on your desk to guide you through the busy times. The pattern is really well written, with clear instructions that beginners will be able to work with.
Miniature Panda Crochet Pattern
If you’re a crochet lover looking to test yourself, then this miniature panda toy is the perfect project. At its smallest size, this adorable panda is only 1.4 inches long – but you can make it bigger if you prefer.
The pattern contains detailed instructions and lots of pictures, helping you through those tiny stitches. The panda is just as lovely when made larger (and slightly less stress on the fingers).
Stuffed Kawaii Panda Desk Toy Crochet Pattern
What else makes a better desk companion than a panda? Having this cute friend sit next to your workstation is sure to get anyone through even the most difficult days.
There are some small details here that really make the whole pattern (take a look at those little claws), and show a level of care in the design. The larger head keeps the toy balanced upright, and gives it a fun and stylized look.
Pepper The Panda Crochet Pattern
Isn’t Pepper just lovely? Her slightly longer limbs make Pepper perfect for sitting upright, to greet you from a seat or bed. If you know someone whose house is looking a little bare, then why not try gifting them this little bear? The pattern is slightly complicated, so only recommended for those with an intermediate level of crafting.
Stacking Bears Crochet Pattern
Okay, this one isn’t exactly a panda pattern, but there is a panda included, and this set of stacking bears is so cute that it’s hard to resist. 3 round and squashy bears can be stacked together, or left to roam free throughout the house.
The panda is definitely the cutest – although the other two bears are very sweet. The short, stubby legs are what makes them stackable, and there’s really no end to how many you can make. Panda after panda after panda…
Lulu The Panda Crochet Pattern
We can’t, unfortunately, own a real baby panda. With this pattern, we can own the closest thing to it. A surprisingly realistic pattern, this panda has all the details.
From the perfectly rounded ears to the pink pads on its paws, there is much to delight over. The short and stubby limbs make this a perfect panda for hugging. Photos help you through the slightly more complicated construction.