Crochet Seahorse - Free Crochet Pattern

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Crochet Seahorse - Free Crochet Pattern 

Full Youtube tutorial available here

This is a crochet pattern to make this cute seahorse. You can make it in whatever colour you like!

Yarn used

- James C Brett Flutterby Chunky

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle
- 12-15mm safety eyes
- Poly fill
- Stitch markers (optional)
*Please note that safety eyes are NOT recommended for children under the age of 3 years.

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring
• St(s): Stitch(es)
• SC: Single crochet
• Sl st: Slip stitch
• DC: Double Crochet
• BLO: Back Loops Only
• Picot stitch (see video tutorial for detail instruction)
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch)
• Dec: SC decrease using the invisible method
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times

**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**



R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (3SC, inc) x 6 (30)
R6: (4SC, inc) x 6 (36)
R7: (5SC, inc) x 6 (42)
R8-12: 42 SC
R13: (5SC, dec) x 6 (36)
R14 : (4SC, dec) x 6 (30)

Eyes: between R10 and R11 (14st apart)

R15: (3SC, dec) x 6 (24)
R16: (2SC, dec) x 6 (18)
R17: (SC, dec) x 6 (12)
R18: 12SC
R19: (3SC, inc) x 3 (15)
R20: (4SC, inc) x 3 (18)
R21: (5SC, inc) x 3 (21)
R22: (6SC, inc) x 3 (24)
R23: (7SC, inc) x 3 (27)
R24: (8SC, inc) x 3 (30)
R25: 30SC
R26: 30 SC (or till back of piece)
R27: 6SC, (SC, dec) x 6 , 6SC (24)
R28: 6SC, (SC, dec) x 4, 6SC (20)
R29: 4SC, (SC, dec) x 4, 4SC (16)
R30: 2SC, (SC, dec) x 4, 2SC (12)
R31: 12 SC
R32: 5SC, dec, 5SC (11)
R33: 4SC, dec, 5SC (10)
R34: 4SC, dec, 4SC (9)
R35: 3SC, dec, 4SC (8)
R36: 3SC, dec, 3SC (7)
R37-44: 7SC
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Roll up the tail and secure with yarn tail.

Coronet (frilly bit on top of the head)

Ch 28
R1: Sl st in 4th ch from hook,
(SC, picot, sl st) x 12
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.


Ch 3
Start in 3rd ch from the hook: 3 DC, ch1, turn
2 SC in each stitch (6)
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.


R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 SC in BLO
R3: 6 SC
R4: 6 SC
Close with a sl st. Cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing.


- Sew the fins in place
- Sew the snout on to the face
- Sew the coronet in place on top of the head


  1. i LOVE it. I followed ur youtube tutorial and it was easier than i thought it would be.

  2. It is a great website.. The Design looks very good.. Keep working like that!. florisis