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Duke the Dog Crochet Amigurumi Pattern

Skill Builder!


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Duke is cuddly and soft with a round belly and adorable tongue hanging out. :-)

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


He measures about 13 inches tall when completed with a worsted weight yarn.

Want a bigger or smaller dog? Use thicker or thinner yarn!


Duke is a beginner level pattern, but it does use a couple of skills that are 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
  • crocheting standing legs

The trickiest part is the rounded belly and shaped feet. It's not hard - but you have to count a lot of stitches in those sections which means you can't do it on autopilot. :-)

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. The sample uses Caron Simply Soft Tweeds in Off-White for the dog body, and a tiny bit of baby pink for the tongue. 
  • one pair of 12 mm black craft eyes 
  • 18 mm black triangle 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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Duke the Dog Crochet Amigurumi Pattern