Crochet Tutorial Amigurumi Hedgehog

This sweet hedgehog is so cute that it would make the perfect gift for your little one or even for yourself. 

Watch our new crochet tutorial and learn how to make amigurumi hedgehog.

You will need:

Hook 3.5
Grey, black and white acrylic yarn
Black DMC floss thread
Plastic eyes
Needle

Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, dc – double crochet

Size – 14 cm / 5.5 in

Head

1 row. Crochet magic ring, 4 sc (in total 4 sc)
2 row. [sc, inc]*2 times (in total 6 sc)
3 row. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
4 row. [sc] around (in total 8 sc)
5 row. 2 sc, inc, inc, inc, inc, 2 sc (in total 12 sc)
6 row. 3 sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, 2 sc (in total 16 sc)
7row. 4 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc (in total 20 sc)
8 row. 5 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 2 sc (in total 24 sc)
9 row. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
10-12 rows. [sc] around (30 sc in each row)
13 row. [8 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 27 sc)
14 row. [7 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 24 sc)
15 row. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
16 row. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
17 row. [dec]*6 times (in total 6 sc)

Legs and body

1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
3-5 rows. [sc] around (8 sc in each row)

Crochet the secons leg, make 3 chain stitches and join to the first leg.

6 row. 4 sc, inc, 9 sc, inc, 7 sc (in total 24 sc)
7 row. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
8 row. [4 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 36 sc)
9-12 row. [sc] around (36 sc in each row )
13 row. [10 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 33 sc)
14 row. [sc] around (in total 33 sc)
15 row. [9 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 30 sc)
16 rows. [sc] around (in total 30 sc)
17 row. [8 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 27 sc)
18 row. [7 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 24 sc)
19 row. [6 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 21 sc)
20 row. [5 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
21 row. [4 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 15 sc)

Ears

Crochet magic ring, 2 sc, 2 dc, 2 sc

Arms

1 row. Crochet magic ring, 6 sc (in total 6 sc)
2 row. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
3-6 rows. [sc] around (8 sc in each row)

Fold and crochet 4 sc.

Make 10 pompoms out of black and white yarn and sew to the head and body.

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