Dolls are a big part of many kids’ childhoods and make unforgettable memories. Having a great selection of dolls is every child’s dream.
However, that can be really expensive for the parents. By unleashing your passion for crochet, you can make this dream come true and save a few bucks.
It’s a lot of fun making different types of dolls and clothing for them. It could even turn into a bonding experience if you teach your little ones to crochet things themselves.
Whether you like cute or realistic dolls, you’ll find something you’ll like on this list. Start browsing and let your inspiration run wild.
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1. Carmen the Mini Doll
Carmen the Mini Doll is a petite sized doll with a brilliant scarlet dress that fits in the palm of your hand. Customize her skin, hair, and dress, to any color you want and create a mini-me, or just a gift for a child!
2. Amy Doll
I love this doll because it looks so adorable and elegant.
I like the idea of crocheting everything, even the shoes and bag for this cute doll.
3. Nana Doll
This doll is really beautiful and has the most adorable dress.
She looks ready for a picnic or for a cozy summer walk outside.
4. Jacqueline the Cellist
Jacqueline the Cellist is wearing a beautiful concert dress and has an elaborate and beautiful updo hairstyle. She can be made alongside her cello!
5. Toddler Doll Elsa
What initially caught my eye about this doll was the gorgeous, long hair the creator chose for it.
However, I can’t get over the outfits. They look so comfortable I want to make one for myself as well.
This doll is the perfect gift for everyone who loves unicorns.
The headband makes it extremely cute and the pastel colors suit the concept really well.
I like that it is easy to turn into any aesthetic you want. You could make two horns and use dark colors to make a devil or Halloween-inspired doll.
7. Sugar Plum Fairy Doll
This Sugar Plum Fairy doll is a great project for beginners because of her easy yet elegant hairstyle. She wears the cutest tiny crown and a beautiful lace ballerina dress.
More blog posts for amigurumi beginners:
- My Foolproof Guide to Crocheting Amigurumi for Beginners
- What’s the best stuffing for amigurumi? (+ how to stuff!)
- How to Sew Amigurumi Parts Together (easy photo tutorial!)
8. Doll Nina
Nina reminds me a lot of Cinderella. She looks so graceful and elegant, I really want to put her on display in my room.
9. Hazel the Autumn Witch Doll
If you’re looking for a new autumn decoration, you’ve come to the right place.
This witch doll is the perfect toy to surprise your kids with. All the accessories are so beautiful and well-thought-out. I can’t wait to make it myself.
10. Afro Puffs Ballerina Doll
This doll is another great choice for aspiring ballerinas out there.
If you want to try different techniques to make clothing for your dolls, this is the best project to get started with. I love all the volume of the skirt and the cute buns her hair is styled into.
11. Doll Lilly
Lilly looks so peaceful and comforting.
She is a great companion to have by your side in every bad situation. She’ll stay with you and silently support you through your hardships.
12. The Little Prince
If you love chibi size dolls, try this Little Prince pattern based off the famous book! He stands just 4 inches tall but his outfit is unmistakable. Additionally, the hair is extremely easy and you’ll be able to make this doll in just an afternoon!
13. Doll April
I love the curly hair April has. She looks straight out of a fairy tale, where she is the youngest princess. Her carrying the teddy bear only makes her cuter.
More free crochet doll patterns:
- Carmen the Mini Doll (a flamboyant dancer!)
- Kitsune the Fox Doll
- Jacqueline the Cellist Mini Doll
- The Little Prince
- The Sugar Plum Fairy (one of my favorites!)
- Juliet the Mini Doll
14. Doll Miranda
Miranda looks like she is ready to tend her garden. Her favorite hobby must be spending time in nature, listening to birds chirping, and watering her flowers.
15. Doll Belle
As soon as I saw this photo, I was reminded of Princess Belle.
I love the details on her skirt and the curly ends of her hair. She looks ready to attend a ball.
16. Maddie Doll
If you can’t have enough of witches, try this pattern next. It is a great beginner-friendly pattern or for times you want something simple.
17. Doll With Cap
This is a minimal design that would fit into every home.
It is a great decoration because of the muted tones and the dolls’ expression inspires you to rest and slow down.
18. Zoya, the Mermaid
If your kids love marine life, the sea, and everything to do with it, this mermaid doll is what you’re missing.
You can make a few in different colors and sizes and make a mermaid family.
19. Friendly Grace Doll
This is another take on the ballerina style.
As the name says it too, this is one of the friendliest dolls your children could own. She would help them through all the uncertainties of growing up.
More home decor crochet projects:
- Bear Basket Free Crochet Pattern
- Heart Pillow Free Crochet Pattern
- Desk Succulent Free Crochet Pattern
- Ribbed Crochet Pumpkin Free Crochet Pattern
- Bear Throw Cushion Free Crochet Pattern
20. Kitsune, the Fox Doll
Kitsune is a beautiful fox-inspired doll you can gift as a toy and use as decoration.
She is also a great base if you want to create a thematic doll collection, like an animal-inspired one. All you need to do is change the outfits.
21. Luisa Doll
This Luisa doll is the best gift for Encanto fans. She is a beautiful and admirable character both in the movie and as a doll. She is a great role model for the little ones.
22. Bee Honeybee
Bees are so amazing and beneficial to us and nature alike.
If you’d like to honor their hard work, or just like them in general, this is a great pattern to follow.
23. Crove Doll
Crove strikes me as a bookworm.
If you identify as one too, or maybe you work at a library and would like to personalize your space, you should crochet this doll.
I love the unique socks and I can’t wait to try this out.