Free Pikachu Crochet Pattern with PDF

Welcome to my free cutie Pikachu crochet pattern! This pattern is inspired by the lovable Pikachu character from the Pokemon game and is designed with beginners in mind. The pattern uses simple stitches and techniques to create a cute and cuddly Pikachu that anyone can make.

One of the unique features of this pattern is the new pompom tail, which replaces the original Pikachu tail. This gives the amigurumi a fun and playful twist that is sure to be a hit with fans of the game.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to try out amigurumi for the first time, or a seasoned pro looking for a new project, this pattern is perfect for you. So grab your yarn and hook, and let’s get started making your very own cutie Pikachu!

Pikachu crochet pattern

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English pattern, with many photo tutorials and detailed instructional guides. Instant download after payment.


To help you create your cutie Pikachu amigurumi, here are the abbreviations and stitch terminology used in this pattern:

  • MR: Magic ring/ Magic circle
  • Ch: Chain stitch
  • Sc: Single crochet stitch
  • Inc: Single crochet increase stitch
  • Dec: Single crochet decrease stitch
  • Hdc: Half double crochet stitch
  • BLO: Back loop only
  • […]*x: Repeat instructions x times
  • (…): Number of stitches of each round

If you’re new to crochet, these abbreviations and stitch terminology might be unfamiliar to you. But don’t worry! Each of these stitches is easy to learn and can be used to create a wide variety of amigurumi designs.

If you’re interested in learning more about crochet and amigurumi, check out my post about basic stitches for beginners. This post provides a step-by-step guide to the most common crochet stitches, including chain stitches, single crochet stitches, and half double crochet stitches.

If you’re looking for more in-depth instruction, consider signing up for one of my amigurumi courses for beginners. These courses cover all the basics of amigurumi, from choosing the right yarn and hook to creating complex designs. With these courses, you’ll be able to take your amigurumi skills to the next level and create even more adorable designs!

Recommended easy pattern to crochet for beginners. You might need to check out my basic crochet stitches tutorial.


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Pikachu Crochet Pattern

Looking for a fun and easy way to get started with crochet? This crochet kit includes everything you need to create your own adorable Cutie Pikachu amigurumi!

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Beginner Crochet KIT

This crochet kit includes everything you need to create your own adorable Cutie Pikachu.

Below is the free Pikachu crochet pattern.

Use yellow yarn

  • 1: 6sc into MR (6)
  • 2: 6inc (12)
  • 3: [inc, sc]*6 (18)
  • 4: [inc, 2sc]*6 (24)
  • 5: [inc, 3sc]*6 (30)
  • 6: [inc, 4sc]*6 (36)
  • 7: 36sc (36)
  • 8: [inc, 5sc]*6 (42)
  • 9-10 (2 rounds): 42sc (42)
  • 11: [inc, 6sc]*6 (48)
  • 12-13 (2 rounds): 48sc (48)
  • 14: [dec, 6sc]*6 (42)
  • 15: 42sc (42)

**Place the safety eyes between round 11 and round 12 with 7 stitches apart.

  • 16: [dec, 5sc]*6 (36)
  • 16: [dec, 4sc]*6 (30)
  • 17: [dec, 3sc]*6 (24)
  • 18: [dec, 2sc]*6 (18)

Fasten off, stuff firmly.

LEGS (x2)

Left leg:

Use yellow yarn

  • 1: 6sc into MR (6)
  • 2: 6inc (12)
  • 3: [inc, sc]*6 (18)
  • 4: BLO 18sc (18)
  • 5: 8sc, 3dec, 4sc (15)
  • 6: 8sc, 2dec, 3sc (13)
  • 7: 8sc, dec, 3sc (12)
  • 8: 12sc (12)

Fasten off. Stuff firmly.

Right leg:

Use yellow yarn

  • 1: 6sc into MR (6)
  • 2: 6inc (12)
  • 3: [inc, sc]*6 (18)
  • 4: BLO 18sc (18)
  • 5: 3sc, 3dec, 9sc (15)
  • 6: 3sc, 2dec, 8sc (13)
  • 7: 3sc, dec, 8sc (12)
  • 8: 12sc (12)

Do not fasten off. Stuff firmly. Continue to make the body.


Start from the end of the 2nd leg

  • Ch 1
  • 9: 12sc (left leg), sc (on chain), 12sc (right leg), sc (on chain) (26)
  • 10: 4sc, inc, sc, inc, 11sc, inc, sc, inc, 5sc (30)
  • 11: [inc, 4sc]*6 (36)
  • 12: [inc, 5sc]*6 (42)
  • 13-17 (5 rounds): 42sc (42)
  • 18: [dec, 5sc]*6 (36)
  • 19: [dec, 10sc]*3 (33)
  • 20: 4sc, [dec, 9sc]*2, dec, 5sc (30)
  • 21: [dec, 3sc]*6 (24)
  • 22: 24sc (24)
  • 23: [dec, 2sc]*6 (18)
  • 24: 18sc (18)

Fasten off, and leave a long tail for sewing.

Pikachu crochet pattern

ARMS (x2)

Use yellow yarn

  • 1: 6sc into MR (6)
  • 2: 6inc (12)
  • 3: BLO 12sc (12)
  • 4: 12sc (12)
  • 5: 2sc, 3dec, 4sc (9)
  • 6-11 (6 rounds): 9sc (9)

Fasten off, and leave a long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly.

EARS (x2)

Start with brown yarn

  • 1: 6sc into MR (6)
  • 2: [inc, sc]*3 (9)
  • 3: 9sc (9)
  • 4: [inc, 2sc]*3 (12)

Change to yellow yarn

  • 5: 12sc (12)
  • 6: [inc, 3sc]*3 (15)
  • 7-12 (6 rounds): 15sc (15)
  • 13: [dec, 3sc]*3 (12)
  • 14: [dec, 2sc]*3 (9)

Fasten off, and leave a long tail for sewing. Stuff firmly.


Use red yarn

  • 8hdc into MR (8)

Fasten off, and leave a long tail for sewing.

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Pompom Tail

Use yellow yarn to make a small pompom.

Leave a long tail for sewing.

Original Tail

Start with brown yarn

  • 1: 4 sc into MR (4)
  • 2: [inc, sc] * 2 (6)
  • 3: 6 sc (6)
  • 4: [inc, sc] * 3 (9)
  • 5: 9 sc (9)

Change to yellow yarn

pikachu crochet pattern
  • 6: 2 inc, sc, 2 dec, 2 sc (9)
  • 7: sc, 2 inc, 2 sc, dec, sc (9)
  • 8: 2 sc, inc, 6 sc (10)
  • 9: sc, 2 dec, 2 sc, 3 inc (11)
  • 10: sc, dec, 3 sc, 3 inc, 2 sc (13)
  • 11: 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 dec, 3 sc (14)
  • 12: 2 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 dec, 2 sc (15)
  • 13: 4 sc, 7 ch (do not count as stitches), sc into the 2nd chain from the hook, 5 sc (on chain), 7 sc (on tail), dec, 2 sc (20)
  • 14: 4 sc, 6 sc (on chain), 16 sc (26)
  • 15-19 (5 rounds): 26 sc (26)
  • 20: 12 sc, leave remaining stitches unworked, fold in a half and crochet on both loops, 13 sc

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

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Watch video tutorials on how I sew all parts together and embroider the details.

  • Sew the head to the body.
  • Sew the arms to the body at round 22.
  • Sew the ears to the head from round 5 to round 7.
  • Sew the cheeks to the head under the eyes.
  • Use black yarn to embroider the nose at round 12 and the mouth at round 15 of the head.
  • Sew the tail to the back.
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Pikachu crochet pattern

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If you enjoyed making the cutie Pikachu amigurumi, you’ll love my other Among Us Pokemon collection patterns! These patterns are inspired by the popular Among Us game and feature other beloved Pokemon characters like Bulbasaur, Charizard, and Squirtle.

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Each pattern is designed with beginners in mind and includes step-by-step instructions and pictures to guide you through the process. With these patterns, you’ll be able to create your own collection of adorable amigurumi Pokemon!

You can find all of these patterns, including the Among Us Pikachu, on my pattern store and Ravelry page. And if you’re looking for even more amigurumi inspiration, be sure to check out my other patterns and courses!

Thank you for trying my cutie Pikachu crochet pattern, and I can’t wait to see what other designs you create!


Congratulations on completing your cutie Pikachu amigurumi! I hope you had fun making this adorable design and that you’ll continue to explore the world of amigurumi.

pikachu crochet pattern

Remember, the best part of amigurumi is the ability to customize and create your own unique designs. So don’t be afraid to experiment with different colors, yarns, and embellishments to make your Pikachu truly your own.

Pikachu crochet pattern

Another Pikachu crochet pattern that you might be interested in: Pepechu

If you have any questions or feedback about this Pikachu crochet pattern, feel free to reach out to me on my website or social media. And be sure to share your finished amigurumi on Instagram with the hashtag #lennutas so that I can see your amazing creations!

Thank you for choosing my pattern, and I hope to see you again soon for more amigurumi fun!

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