Crochet My Buddy Friend

Categories: Doll, Crochet

This simple stuffed toy is a great portable pal for any child. It’s a beginner-friendly amigurumi project that also makes a great donation to charity. The My Buddy Friend crochet pattern is available here on Underground Crafter.

What you need to make this project

Poly-Fil® Premium Fiber Fill 12 Ounce Bag
Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein ea in 505 Aruba Sea (CA), 360 Café Latte (CB), 316 Soft White (CC), and 365 Coffee (CD), or approximately 145 yd (132.5 m) in CA, 38 yd (35 m) in CB, 15 yd (14 m) in CC, and 20 yd (18 m) in CD in any medium weight yarn.
US Size H/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Yarn needle.
Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set, or 12 locking stitch markers.

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Poly-Fil® Premium Fiber Fill 12 ounce Bag


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Step One

My Buddy Friend is an easy crochet pattern that makes a great first amigurumi project. It uses basic crochet stitches (chain, single crochet, and slip stitch), working in rounds (for the body, eyes, arms, and legs) and rows (for the mouth and hair), increasing, decreasing (with a link to a photo tutorial), and joining pieces (with links to photo tutorials)


Finished Size

  • Approximately 7” (18 cm) square when seated with arms together; approximately 11.5” (29 cm) tall from hair to toes x 12” (30.5 cm) across from arm to arm when standing.


  • Exact gauge is not critical for this project but stitches should be small so that Poly-Fil doesn’t show.

Step Two