Pug amigurumi free crochet pattern
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Pug Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern for my little pug amigurumi is a great project for intermediate as well as seasoned crocheters! 

Some of you have asked me for a pug amigurumi tutorial, so here is my version of a little pug. The pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial which you can refer to if you need visual guidance for any of the steps. Simply click on the highlighted line or headline and you’ll be led to the respective section of the video tutorial. Please let me know anytime if you have any questions. 🙂

Pug Amigurumi Pattern - Free Crochet Pattern | stellasyarnuniverse.com

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This pattern is written in American crochet terms. You can find a conversion chart below.

Crochet Conversion Chart

Materials and tools you need to make the pug amigurumi

DK/light worsted weight yarn (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Banana Cream (421) and Coffee Bean (411))

Black embroidery floss or black DK/light worsted weight yarn

2.5mm crochet hook / B-1 or C-2

Yarn needle (preferably with a bent tip)

Large eyed sewing needle (if using embroidery floss for the embroidery)

7mm safety eyes

Fiber fill

A small pebble to balance the weight of the head (about 1″ / 2.5cm long)

{If you don’t have a small stone simply fill the body with fiber fill and sit the pug on its little butt if the heavy head will make it tip forward.}

Stitch marker

Sewing pins

Abbreviations

R = row

Rnd = round

St(s) = stitch(es)

Ch = chain

Sc = single crochet

Inc = single crochet 2 in same st

Dc = double crochet

BLO = back loops

FLO = front loops

Dec = invisible decrease: Insert hook in front loops of next 2 sts, yarn over, pull through both front loops, yarn over, pull through 2 remaining loops

BLO dec = back loop decrease: Insert hook in back loops of next 2 sts, yarn over, pull through both back loops, yarn over, pull through 2 remaining loops

[…] = series of stitches to be repeated

*… = times the series of stitches is to be repeated

(…) = stitch count once round is complete

Instructions for the Pug Amigurumi

Crochet the forelegs in beige (make 2)

Make a magic ring leaving a long tail end.

Rnd 1: Sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Rnd 2: In BLO: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 3 & 4: Sc 6 (6)

Rnd 5: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Crochet the hind legs in beige (make 2)

Make a magic ring leaving a long tail end.

Rnd 1: Sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Rnd 2: In BLO: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 3: Sc 6 (6)

Rnd 4: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Rnd 5: [sc 3, inc 1]*2 (10)

Crochet the belly in beige

Ch 3

Rnd 6: Sc 1 (starting in 2nd ch), sc 4 in last ch, sc 3 in other side of second ch (8)

Rnd 7: Sc 10 around hind leg, sc 2, sc 8 around foreleg, sc 2, sc 8 around foreleg, sc 2, sc 10 around hind leg, sc 2 (44)

Rnd 8: Dec, sc 6, dec, sc 2, dec, sc 4, dec, sc 2, dec, sc 4, dec, sc 2, dec, sc 6, dec, sc 2 (36)

Rnd 9 to 11 (3 rnds): Sc 36 (36)

Rnd 12: Sc 12, ch 6, sk 12, sc 12 (30)

Continue with the back

Rnd 13: [dec, sc 2]*3, sc 6, [dec, sc 2]*3 (24)

Rnd 14: [dec, sc 1]*3, sc 6 in BLO, [dec, sc 1]*3 (18)

Rnd 15: [sc 1, dec]*6 (12)

Rnd 16: Dec 6 (6)

Insert the pebble through the neck opening and push it as far to the back as possible. Fill the remaining empty space with fiber fill. If you don’t have a small stone simply fill the body with fiber fill and sit the pug on its little butt if the heavy head will make it tip forward.

Crochet the neck

Join yarn at the left corner of the neck.

Rnd 12: Sc 18 (18) (12 out of sc stitches and 6 out of other side of ch stitches)

Rnd 13: Sc 12, Sc in FLO of next 6 sts (18)

Sl st in first st of rnd, ch 1, turn, sc in BLO of next 6 sts, sl st in BLO of next st

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the head

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring in brown (6)

Rnd 2: Inc 6 (12)

Rnd 3: [sc 1, inc 1]*6 (18)

Rnd 4: Sc 1 changing to beige, sc 2, in FLO: [inc 1, sc 2]*4, sc 3 (22)

Rnd 5: Sc 3, in BLO: [sc 16], sc 3 (22)

Rnd 6: Sc 3, in FLO: [inc 1, sc 3, inc 1, sc 2], sc 1, inc 1, in FLO: [sc 3, inc 1, sc 3], sc 3 (26)

Rnd 7: Sc 6, in BLO: [sc 6], inc 1, sc 1, inc 1, in BLO: [sc 6], sc 5 (28)

Rnd 8: Sc 6, in FLO: [sc 6, inc 1], sc 3, in FLO: [inc 1, sc 6], sc 5 (30)

Rnd 9: Sc 6, in BLO: [sc 8], sc 3, in BLO: [sc 8], sc 5 (30)

Rnd 10: Sc 30 (30)

Crochet the eye circles in brown (make 2)

Make a magic ring

Rnd 1: Sc 3, ch 1, dc 1, sc 2, ch 1, dc 1

Insert safety eye in center of magic ring and close magic ring.

Fasten off and close round with invisible finish.

Insert safety eyes between rnd 6 and 7 with about 8 stitches space in between. Sew the brown eye patches on all around.

Embroider the nose and mouth with black yarn or embroidery floss.

Continue with the head

Fill the head as you go.

Rnd 12: [sc 3, dec]*6 (24)

Rnd 13: [sc 2, dec]*6 (18)

Rnd 14: [sc 1, dec]*6 (12)

Rnd 15: Dec 6 times (6)

Fasten off and close the round.

Crochet the ears in brown (make 2)

Ch 4 leaving a long yarn end for sewing.

R 1 and 2: Sc 3, ch 1, turn (3)

R 3: Sk 1, sc 2, ch 1, turn (2)

R 4: Sk 1, sc 1, ch 1 (1)

R 5: Sc 1 (1)

Sc 13 st all around the ear (5 in side of each row, 3 in other side of base chains, 5 in other side of each row)

Fasten off with invisible finish. Weave in working end.

Sew the ears on rnd 10 of the head with about 5 stitches space in between.

Sew the head on the neck opening and use the remaining yarn end to close the little gaps on the sides of the upper forelegs.

Crochet the tail in beige

Ch 7

[sc 1, inc 1]*2, sc 2 (8)

Fasten off and sew the tail on in between rnd 13 and 14 of the body centered on the backside.

Your little pug is now complete!

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