Plush Sloth Free Amigurumi Pattern

Hello Crochet Lovers,

I’m here with a great sloth free crochet pattern. This wonderful amigurumi doll, which you can try with different colors, is of beginner difficulty. The finished size of the doll is 17.7 inches.

I would like to thank Jennifer Santos for this beautiful free pattern. You can find beautiful amigurumi free patterns on our site here. Let’s start. 🙂

Plush Sloth Amigurumi Pattern Instructions

Skill level: Beginner
Crochet hook: 5 mm and 3.5 mm (US sizes H and E)

Materials

  • Pins,
  • stuffing,
  • needle,
  • safety eyes 14 mm,
  • stitch marker

Abbreviations

  • ch – chain stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • 1 inc – work 2 sts in same st
  • 1 dec – work 2 sts together
  • sl st – slip stitch

Yarn

  • Baby Snuggle Solid
    Koala (#10) or Teddy Bear (#08) – 2 skeins
    Cream (#02) – 1 skein
  • Rainbow Cotton 8/4
    Black (#009) – 1 skein
  • Rainbow Cotton 8/8
    Pink (#045) – 1 skein
    Light Brown (#006) – 1 skein
    Vanilla (#052) – 1 skein

Tips:
You are going to crochet in a continuous spiral, do not join the rounds.
Use a stitch marker or safety pin to keep track of where the round begins.
A wooden chopstick is perfect to use to get the piece thoroughly stuffed.

Amigurumi Plush Sloth

EYES (Make 2)
Using Rainbow Cotton 8/8 in Light Brown and a 3.5 mm hook

Ch 6
Rnd 1: Start in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 3 sc in the same st, continue on the other side of the chain row, 4 sc (11)
Rnd 2: 1 inc, 3 sc, [3 sc in the same st] x3, 4 sc (18)
Rnd 3: 1 inc, 6 sc, [1 inc] x5, 6 sc (24)
Finish with 1 sl st
Cut yarn but leave a long tail for sewing
Place a 14 mm safety eye in each eyepiece. Do NOT attach the backpiece of the safety eye yet.

HEAD
On rounds 5-7 you are going to crochet with both Cream and Koala/Teddy Bear. Join the new color during the final step of the last stitch.
Using Baby Snuggle in Cream and a 5.0 mm hook

Rnd 1: 6 sc in the ring (6)
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x6 (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x6 (18)
Rnd 4: 1 sc, 1 inc, [2 sc, 1 inc] x5, 1 sc (24)
Rnd 5: 1 sc with Koala/Teddy Bear, change back to Cream, 2 sc, 1 inc, [3 sc, 1 inc] x5 (30)
Rnd 6: 2 sc with Koala/Teddy Bear, change back to Cream, 1 inc, [4 sc, 1 inc] x5, 2 sc (36)
Rnd 7: 3 sc with Koala/Teddy Bear, change back to Cream, 2 sc, 1 inc, [5 sc, 1 inc] x5 (42)
Change color to Koala/Teddy Bear

Rnd 8: 3 sc, 1 inc, [6 sc, 1 inc] x5, 3 sc (48)
Rnds 9-13: 48 sc (5 rounds, 48)

Take a small piece of Koala/Teddy Bear and make some stitches into the face if you feel that you need to even out the color changes.

Now you are going to attach the eyepieces with the safety eyes. Place them between rounds 4 and 5 and attach the backpiece of the safety eyes to secure them.

Sew in the eyepieces.

Embroider a nose and mouth.

Rnd 14: 3 sc, 1 dec, [6 sc, 1 dec] x5, 3 sc (42)
Rnd 15: [5 sc, 1 dec] x6 (36)
Rnd 16: 2 sc, 1 dec, [4 sc, 1 dec] x5, 2 sc (30)
Start stuffing and keep doing that as the hole becomes smaller.

Rnd 17: [3 sc, 1 dec] x6 (24)
Rnd 18: 1 sc, 1 dec, [2 sc, 1 dec] x5, 1 sc (18)
Rnd 19: [1 sc, 1 dec] x6 (12)
Rnd 20: [1 dec] x6 (6)
Sew the hole together and fasten all threads.

BODY
Using Baby Snuggle in Koala or Teddy Bear and a 5.0 mm hook
Start with a magic ring.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in the ring (6)
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x6 (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x6 (18)
Rnd 4: 1 sc, 1 inc, [2 sc, 1 inc] x5, 1 sc (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, 1 inc] x6 (30)
Rnd 6: 2 sc, 1 inc, [4 sc, 1 inc] x5, 2 sc (36)
Rnd 7: [5 sc, 1 inc] x6 (42)
Rnd 8: 3 sc, 1 inc, [6 sc, 1 inc] x5, 3 sc (48)
Rnds 9-14: 48 sc (6 rounds, 48)
Rnd 15: 3 sc, 1 dec, [6 sc, 1 dec] x5, 3 sc (42)
Rnd 16-17: 42 sc (2 rounds, 42)
Rnd 18: [5 sc, 1 dec] x6 (36)
Rnds 19-20: 36 sc (2 rounds, 36)
Rnd 21: 2 sc, 1 dec, [4 sc, 1 dec] x5, 2 sc (30)
Start stuffing and keep doing that as the hole becomes smaller.
Rnds 22-23: 30 sc (2 rounds, 30)
Rnd 24: [3 sc, 1 dec] x6 (24)
Rnd 25: 1 sc, 1 dec, [2 sc, 1 dec] x5, 1 sc (18)
Rnd 26: [1 sc, 1 dec] x6 (12)
Rnd 27: [1 dec] x6 (6)
Cut the yarn but leave a long tail for sewing.
Pin the head to the body and sew it on.

CLAW (Make 12)
Using Rainbow Cotton 8/8 in Vanilla and a 3.5 mm hook

Ch 5
Rnd 1: start in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc (4)
Cut yarn but leave a long tail for sewing

Ch 5
Rnd 1: start in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc (4)
Cut yarn but leave a long tail for sewing.

ARMS AND LEGS (Make 4)
Using Baby Snuggle in Koala or Teddy Bear and a 5.0 mm hook

Start with a magic ring
Rnd 1: 6 sc in the ring (6)
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x6 (12)
Rnds 3-4: 12 sc (2 rounds, 12)

Now you are going to attach the claws. Place them between rounds 2 and 3. See pictures on the last pages of the pattern. Do some tight knots so that the claws don’t come off.

If you are going to give the sloth to a small child I recommend that you skip the claws.

Rnd 5-21: 12 sc (17 rounds, 12)
Cut the yarn but leave a long tail for sewing.
Stuff the arm/leg approximately ¾. Sew the top together
Pin the arms and legs to the body and sew them on.
Embroider cheeks in Pink.

And you’re done!

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