We know you were raised not to play with your food, but these 11 free crochet amigurumi food patterns are too cute to resist. To crochet one of these adorable yarn-based desserts, veggies and other
scrumptious edibles, consider using higher-quality yarn to prevent the almost immediate fraying that comes with cheaper yarns.
If you're not sure which type of yarn
will work best for your project, check out our guide to the best crochet yarns
Flash in the Pan
Get started crocheting food with this amigurumi pancake pattern
, exclusive to CraftFoxes. A short stack of pancakes makes delicious play food or, when stitched with a maple-syrup smile, can serve as a homey "Good morning" to overnight guests.
What's Up, Doc?
Refresh your crafty palate by creating
some healthy, vibrant carrots — diy crocheted amigurumi carrots
, that is! Make a set for your little one to
play with while you make Sunday supper, or, for those looking for a
challenge, crochet an entire plush toy garden, complete with a raised
bed and garden tools. We'll look forward to seeing just how far you crafters can take that
Tutorials for Further Learning:
Milk and Cookies
Whether you're Team Oreo or Hydrox, these little crochet amigurumi cream cookies
are too cute to pass up! For extra credit, crochet a companion carton of milk for pretend dipping.
Earl of Sandwiches
This crochet amigurumi sandwich pattern
, excerpted from Yummi-Gurumi
by Christen Haden, creates a BLT on white (or wheat bread, depending on your yarn
choice). Considering vegan-izing the crochet food how-to by just
taking the lettuce and tomato and topping them with a few tofu cubes.
An Egg-cellent Idea
Your landlord may not dig a
flock of chickens pecking away in your yard, but don't let that stop
you from whipping up a basket of fresh crocheted amigurumi eggs
from Petals to Pictos
! Speckle these festive crochet Easter eggs with beads or go crazy with striped pinks and purples for a cheery
Apples, Oranges and Plums
A Piece of the Pie
This free pattern for a crochet amigurumi slice of lemon meringue pie
looks almost as scrumptious as the real thing. By switching the yarn color, this patterns can easily become for key lime pie! For a fun alternative to the traditional (and boring) place settings, secure a paper name tag to a metal fork and stick the utensil
into the crochet food for a merry means of assigning guests around a
As Easy as Pie
Is one pie not enough? Probably not when you can crochet an amigurumi apple pie
just in time for fall! We love the detailing on the pie crust, and advanced crocheters could customize the part of this free pattern even more.
Take the Cake
One slice of pie not enough? Try a
whole cake. Inspired by the fondant craze that has swept the cake
world, this sweetcrochet amigurumi cake pattern
is sure to impress all those with a sweet tooth in your life. The pastel styling not your
thing? An embroidered cake tattoo — one of our favorite frosting
trends — or even some ombre yarn can add a little more edge to your
I Scream, You Scream
The great debate between cone or cup finds resolution with this crochet amigurumi waffle cone bowl
coconut and honey pistachio-“flavored” yarn, this grown-up
crochet project from Norma Lynn Hood
offers lots of room for customization: a shell
pattern stitched to the bottom of each scoop, sparkly beads for
sprinkles, or even a cheery cherry, complete with its own embroidered
Ham It Up
Even vegetarians won't be able to resist the charming smile of this crochet amigurumi cheeseburger
. With its tiny smile and rosy cheeks, this little guy brings new meaning to the term "Happy Meal." If you've got pets, this pattern is great for a DIY chew toy! Just stuff with squeaky or crinkly materials for your furry friend's entertainment.