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Sheila the Sheep Crochet Amigurumi Pattern

Skill Builder!


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Meet Sheila the Sheep!

I love how round and fluffy she is!

That fluffiness is from using eyelash yarn. Eyelash yarn used to cause much swearing and many tears, but a couple of months ago I figured out a painless way to work with it. I was so excited to try my method out on this sheep and I’m so thrilled with how it turned out! I especially love that bit at the top of her head.

This is exclusively available as a PDF pattern, delivered instantly. No shipping costs and no waiting! (If you're not sure what a PDF pattern is, you'll find more info here.)

Pattern Details


Sheila measures about 7 inches tall and 10 inches long when completed with a worsted weight yarn.

Want a bigger or smaller sheep? Use thicker or thinner yarn and a larger or smaller hook!


Sheila is skill stretcher pattern. The shapes she's made from are very simple - but you will be crocheting all over the surface with the eyelash yarn, which will be a new skill for most. She's best tackled if you've already made one or two amigurumi.

These are the skills you'll need. . .

  • single crochet
  • decrease
  • increase
  • attaching limbs and other parts
  • surface crochet with eyelash yarn

Don't worry - the PDF pattern has links to videos teaching you all the skills you'll need! And it contains progress photos of all the important steps, so you won’t get lost. :-)

Materials Needed

You can find links to sources for many of my favorite tools and supplies here.

You'll need. . .

  • crochet hook (size determined by yarn)
  • two colors of worsted weight yarn - less than a skein of each.
  • one skein of eyelash yarn - the sample uses Lion Brand Fun Fur in white.
  • one pair of 18 mm oval comic eyes (can substitute a pair of 12 mm black craft eyes) 
  • 20 mm black oval nose
  • polyester stuffing 
  • tapestry needle
  • locking stitch markers (to count stitches and rounds)

This pattern is not available for commercial resale. That means you may not copy and sell or digitally distribute the pattern or any variation of the pattern

For example, you may not print the pattern and sell those copies.


You may, however, sell anything you make with Shiny Happy World patterns as long as you are the one making it.

For example, if you're using this pattern to make items which you sell at a craft fair or in an online shop, that's great!

Talk to Me

If you're hiring out any part of the process, please get in touch and we'll work out a fair licensing agreement.

For example, if you want to hire someone to help you crochet, or to do all the stuffing for you, those two scenarios would require a licensing agreement. Get in touch! I'm easy to talk to. :-)


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