No-sew Crochet Grinch

Today, I am sharing a special addition to your festive crochet repertoire – the No-Sew Crochet Grinch Amigurumi.

This mini Grinch amigurumi isn’t just quick to create; it’s a delightful project, perfectly suited for the winter and Christmas season. Whether you’re preparing for a farmers market stall or planning to spread joy through random acts of crochet kindness, this little Grinch is sure to bring a mischievous charm to your crafting endeavors.

Crafted with a no-sew approach, this pattern not only promises efficiency in creation but also simplicity in the crafting process. Imagine this lovable Grinch becoming a whimsical addition to your holiday decorations, a cheeky surprise for friends and family, or a delightful companion for those unexpected moments of crochet kindness.

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Crochet Pattern – No-sew Crochet Grinch

Start Here:

Please read the whole pattern properly before starting.

The pattern is written using US terms.

This pattern is made of the following parts:

  • 1 body (yes, that’s all!)

Size:

  • 1.25 inches (3 cm) with light worsted yarn (I used I love this cotton from Hobby Lobby)

Material:

  • Yarn calling for a US I-9 / 5.5 mm hook in green and yellow
  • Facultative: a small heart button
  • A small amount of black cotton thread (size 8) for the eyebrows and the mouth
  • Size US C-2 /2.75 mm crochet hook if you use worsted yarn (a larger hook can be used, your grinch will only be slightly bigger)
  • 2 black safety eyes (6 mm) if you use worsted yarn
  • Stitch markers (if needed)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Polyfill

Abbreviations:

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)

Pattern: How to crochet a No-sew Grinch?


Let’s start – No-sew Crochet Grinch

 

The body – No-sew Crochet Grinch

  • The Grinch is worked in continuous rounds (as a spiral). Use a stitch marker if needed.
  • Remember to stuff as you crochet.

With a 2.75 mm crochet and green yarn.

    • Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)
    • Round 2: [6 inc]. (12)
    • Round 3: [1 inc in the next st, 1 sc]x6. (18)
    • Rounds 4-10: [1 sc in all st]. (18)

Place the eyes between Rounds 8 and 9, spaced by 2 st BUT DO NOT ATTACH THEM YET. Once you decide where to place the eyes, take your tapestry needle and the yellow yarn. Make 2 little stitches starting from where the eye will be inserted and going to the corner of the eyes between rounds 9 and 10. Once it is done, put the eyes back and secure them.

Keep working on the body:

  • Round 11: [1 dec, 1 sc] x6. (12)
  • Round 12: [1 sc in all st]. (12)

Fill the body with polyfill.

  • Round 13: [6 dec]. (6)

Cut the yarn, close the body, and fasten off.

With your tapestry needle and the black cotton thread, make a mouth between rounds 6 and 7 and two eyebrows above the eyes (see pictures below). Note: if you decide not to add a little heart, you can make the mouth bigger! See the pictures below and pick up your favorite!

No-sew Crochet Grinch

Facultative: add a little button heart between Rounds 4 and 5 because his heart was 3 sizes too small.

No-sew Crochet Grinch

The Hair – No-sew Crochet Grinch

Cut two strands of green yarn (about 5.5″/14cm). Insert the hair at the center top of his head: grab the yarn by the middle with your crochet hook, insert both ends into the loop and tighten it up. Separate each strand of the yan as shown in the picture below and trim it to your desired length. To style it, I recommend using a bit of hair gel.

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You can sell finished items created from this pattern in limited quantities. If you choose to sell your finished products online, it would be greatly appreciated if you include a statement attributing the pattern to Natalina Craft and providing a link to the original post. Thank you for your understanding and adherence to these guidelines.


No-sew Crochet Grinch

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