How to Make Jellyfish Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern

This Jellyfish Amigurumi crochet pattern is a quick and easy crochet project for a super adorable JellyFish stuffed animal that makes a great addition to an ocean themed decor!

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Add a hanger and hang it from the ceiling or leave the hanger off and set it on a shelf to display it’s cutness.

Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal

This Jellyfish Amigurumi also makes a great toy for any marine loving kiddos! It can even be added to a marine biology curriculum!

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Let’s make the Jellyfish Amigurumi!

Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal
Materials

Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)

  • Main Color – 75yds/1.5oz
  • Accent Color – 50 yds/1oz

F/5/3.75mm Crochet Hook

9mm Black Animal Eyes

Embroidery Floss

  • Black
  • Pink

Poly-Fil Ultra Plush

Yarn Needle

Scissors

Gauge

Not critical for this project

Finished Measurements

From top of head to bottom of tentacles = 6″ approx.

Stitch Guide

arnd = around

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

dec = single crochet decrease

sc = single crochet

sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)

Skill Level

Easy

Written in U.S. Terms

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Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal

Notes

  • Beginning chains do not count as stitches unless otherwise indicated.
  • Worked in the round with no joins or turns. 
  • When asterisks appear, repeat the instructions between them as indicated.
  • Tutorial Photos are on the last page
  • I used various 100% acrylic worsted weight yarns for this project, but any fiber in any size can be used (this will change the texture and/or finished measurements)
Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal

Instructions

JELLYFISH HEAD

With Main Color,

R1. Make adjustable ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)

R2. 2 sc arnd (12)

R3. *2 sc, sc* arnd (18)

R4. *2 sc, sc x 2* arnd (24)

R5. *2 sc, sc x 3* arnd (30)

R6. *2 sc, sc x 4* arnd (36)

R7. *2 sc, sc x 5* arnd (42)

R8-15. sc arnd (42)

R16. *dec, sc x 5* arnd; Fasten. (36)

Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi assembly tutorial

HEAD BASE

With Main Color,

R1. Make adjustable ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)

R2. 2 sc arnd (12)

R3. *2 sc, sc* arnd (18)

R4. *2 sc, sc x 2* arnd (24)

R5. *2 sc, sc x 3* arnd (30)

R6. *2 sc, sc x 4* arnd; Fasten. (36)

Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal

CURLY TENTACLES (Make 4)

With Main Color,

Ch 25, starting in 2nd ch from hook and working in the back bump of the chain only: *3 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc* 2X, *3 sc, sc x 2, 2 sc, sc x 2* 2X, 3 sc, sc x 3; Fasten. (34)

STRAIGHT TENTACLES (Make 4)

With Accent Color,

Ch 23, starting in 2nd ch from hook and working in the back bump of the chain only: sl st in each ch across; Fasten. (23)

Finishing

  • Insert 9mm craft eyes between rows 13 & 14, leaving 5 stitches between them. Add hot glue to the back side of the eye before placing the washer on for extra security.
  • Stitch eyelashes next to the eyes if desired. Knot tails on the inside of the head and then add a dab of hot glue to the knot for extra security.
Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi assembly tutorial

  • Stitch cheeks under eyes between rows 15 & 16. Knot tails on the inside of the head and then add a dab of hot glue to the knot for extra security.
  • Stuff the jellyfish head and set aside.
Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi assembly tutorial

  • Sew the tentacles to the right side of the base piece, alternating tentacle styles (one curly, one straight…)
Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi assembly tutorial

  • Hold the base piece the bottom opening of the head, line up the stitches:
    • Insert hook through both the head and base, draw up yarn, ch 1, sc in each st around (working through both layers), sl st to join (36)
    • Ch 2 (cts as a stitch) 2 dc in same space as ch, dc in next, 2 dc, dc, *3 dc, dc, 2 dc, dc* arnd; sl st to join in top of beginning chain-2; Fasten. (63)
Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi assembly tutorial

  • Hide All Strings.

And that’s how you make the Jellyfish Amigurumi!

Crochet Jellyfish Amigurumi, Free crochet pattern for a jellyfish stuffed animal
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Happy Crocheting!

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