Stegosaurus Amigurumi

Louie's Loops

Medium difficulty


1 hour



In this lesson we’ll be crocheting an adorably dangerous Stegosaurus! This Stegosaurus crochet pattern is designed to match my other miniature crocheted dinosaurs like the Triceratops and Brontosaurus! This pattern is relatively simple to create only taking about an hour or so, but there’s a few tricks in sewing on the spikes that can be challenging.

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What you'll create

What you'll learn

What you'll need

Cotton Yarn



Color A (Main)
Color B (Spikes)

Crochet Hook

G6 / 4.00 mm

Safety Bead (x2)

6 mm


Darning Needle



Chain Stitch




Slip Stitch


Single Crochet




Decrease (Sharp)


Invisible Decrease


Front / Back Loops Only


Double Crochet


Single Crochet 2 Together


Bobble Stitch (4-dc bobble)


Yarn Over

Other Useful Info


5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 3” tall


In the Round unless otherwise stated

- Season 6 -

The Pattern

Use the checkboxes to track your progress
(1:23) The time codes match to the pattern video

01Tail Spikes

[All in Color B]
Ch 2

Work into the back loops only for the following ch sts.

slst in 2nd ch from hook, ch 3, slst in the 2nd ch from the hook.

Ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through.

Sew a pair of spikes on either side of the tail. See video at (42:35) for specific locations.


[All in Color B]

ch 3, sc2tog in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook,

ch 4, sc2tog in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook,

ch 5, sc2tog in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, dc in the 4th,

ch 4, sc2tog in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook,

ch 4, sc2tog in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook,

ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through.


[All in Color A]
Magic loop

Rnd 1: sc 6 in the magic loop (6)

Rnd 2: [sc 1, inc] repeat 3 times (9)

Rnds 3-4: sc in each st (9 x 2)

Rnd 5: [sc 2, inc] repeat 3 times (12)

Rnd 6: [sc 1, inc] repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 7: sc 1, bo, sc 2, bo, sc 13 (18)

Add the eyes on both sides of the head between Rnds 4 and 5.

Rnds 8-10: sc in each (18 x 3)

Rnd 11: sc 2, bo, sc 3, bo, sc 11 (18)

Rnd 12: sc in each st (18)

Rnd 13: [sc 1, invdec] repeat 6 times (12)

Rnd 14: sc in each st (12)

Rnd 15: [sc 2, invdec] repeat 3 times (9)

Rnd 16: sc in each st (9)

Stuff somewhat.

Rnd 17: [sc 1, invdec] repeat 3 times (6)

Rnd 18: sc in each st (6)

Stuff fully, sc 2, slst 1, cut the yarn and pull through. Sew closed.

04Sewing on Spikes

Step 1: Using the longer tail end, sew one tail spike on to one side of the tail by going in through the end of the tail to an adjacent stitch up the tail.

Step 2: Then sew around the bridging ch between the two spikes and back into the same stitch you came from. Exit in an adjacent stitch.

Step 3: Finally using the other tail end sew the second spike into an adjacent stitch further up the tail and exit from the same stitch you exited in step 2.

Repeat this on the opposite side of the tail.

05Sewing on Spine

Highly suggested to use the video tutorial for this section.

To sew on the spine use the long tail end of the spine and begin sewing up the tail and along the back of the dino. In the base of every spine spike work into the side of the connecting stitch.

Work around each bridging chain and into the same stitch you exited to keep the spine spikes looking more individual.

When you get to the head and the last spike, exit to an adjacent stitch. Using the other tail end of the spine, sew into the head and out through the same stitch you exited with the other long tail end. Double knot, cut and hide in the body.

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9 thoughts on “Stegosaurus Amigurumi”

  1. He‘s so cute & loved crocheting him <3
    I think a need smaller eyes bc I had problems stuffing the head.
    But I‘ll make more of this one … so many colour combos possible & my niece loves playing with them.
    Your video helped a lot!

  2. I made this and the other dinos for my baby cousins and they absolutely love them! Thank you so much for making all these patterns!

  3. Hey Louie! It looks like after 54:07 in the video, it just shows a black screen for the next ~50 minutes. Just wanted to let you know!

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