Amigurumi – Philip the sheep - crochet – tutorial

This tutorial explains how to make a crocheted sheep amigurumi with its shepherd costume. This toy will please young children. It is the ideal companion of kids to imagine stories and fairy tales… The doll can be dressed and undressed.

This tutorial is also adapted to beginners. Knowledge of the magic ring, chain stitch, single crochet stitch, double crochet, increase and decrease is necessary to make the toy.

The character presented here was made with 4 mm yarn (main color – beige – for head and body; blue for jumpsuit and beret) and with a 5 mm fluffy yarn for the head fur and the scarf. It is about 34 cm in height and 12 cm wide.

In the same collection, Wolfgang the wolf disguised in sheep is also available on

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  • tutorial for crochet amigurumi
  • pictures and diagram included
  • explanation to make the dolls
  • explanation to make the accessories beret, jumpsuit and scarf
  • adapted to beginners
  • completion time is about 18 hours

Materials you need at home:

  • wool or cotton yarn (4 mm) 1 ball of beige color, 1 ball of navy-blue color
  • fluffy yarn (5 mm) 1 ball of white color
  • a pair of 6 mm safety eyes
  • synthetic stuffing
  • 3.75 mm and 4.5 mm crochet hooks
  • tapestry needle
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I am serial crocheter and an enthusiastic amigurumi designer; my home is full of yarns and amigurumis… I learned to knit and crochet with my grandma when I was a little girl. I discovered the amigurumi world a couple of years ago: looking for hand-made and home-made personalized gifts for the babies of my friends. I bought a lot of books and tons of yarns, and crocheted different tribes of amigurumis. Later on, when I became myself mother, I began to create my own amigurumis. I am always amazed to see a ball of yarn turn into a soft stuffed animal brought to life by children’s imagination. My biggest sources of inspiration are my two daughters. They like so much to imagine new stories with their stuffed animals and often challenge me to create new ones.

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