Cute, cuddly, soft, and squishy. Who doesn’t love amigurumi? Each of these crochet stuffies has its own personality, which is irresistible to kids – and kids at heart – who stop by your craft fair booth. They will just have to take one home!
However, as fun as they are to make, amigurumi are not always the most profitable crochet items to sell. But they can be, if you have the right pattern! That’s why we’ve rounded up 19 of the best amigurumi crochet ideas to sell online and at craft shows.
Whether you sell your products in your Etsy shop or at craft fairs, these patterns were specially chosen because they’re quick and easy to make, which allows you to produce more inventory in less time. This enables you to pay yourself fairly for your skills and talents.
We tend to think of amigurumi as crochet stuffed animals. Yes, most of the cute characters in this roundup are animals – but not all! In this collection, you’ll find a star stuffie and some crochet food items, too. And although most of them are small, there’s also a giant shark that would make a great big-ticket item to round out your inventory.
How to Price Amigurumi Crochet Items
Even if your craft fair booth is full of the best-selling amigurumi, if you don’t know how to charge for crochet items, you may not make any money. How can you set amigurumi prices so you can earn a fair wage for your hard work and still offer your customers a good value? Keep reading – I’ve got you covered!
To make money selling crochet items, you need to consider your time spent, supplies, your hourly wage, and business expenses. Head on over to the Crochetpreneur blog to catch the latest episode of Crochet Business Chat, where I’ll give you more details about how to price amigurumi.
While you listen, why not grab your hook and yarn, get comfortable, and start working on your inventory? And now, here are 19 amigurumi ideas to get you started!
Amigurumi Crochet Ideas to Sell for a Profit
Amigurumi Crochet Ideas to Make and Sell
If you love to make amigurumi but want to produce a lot of inventory in less time, these 20 patterns are for you! All of these cute crochet stuffies work up quickly with thick yarns, saving you time, which increases the profits on your crochet business!
Amigirumi don't get much easier than this super-sized kitty pillow in jumbo blanket yarn! It's made in just 9 rounds with a 19 mm hook. For smaller kitties that still work up quickly, you could also use bulky or super bulky yarn.
Maple the Monster is perfect for snuggling! It's about 16 inches tall and worked in a jumbo sized super soft yarn. You can easily make one in just 3 to 5 hours. Play with different colors and facial expressions to create one-of-a-kind crochet cuddly animal buddies.
This little orca is a quick easy crochet project. You can make several in one evening while watching tv. It's a fantastic stash-busting project, which requires only a few yards of yarn. You can also add a keychain to boost its practicality.
If your customers love ocean life, like the orca plushie above, this giant shark makes a great opportunity for an upsell! ! Because it's made in super bulky weight chenille, you can make a huge shark stuffie in relatively little time. And because of its scale, you can command a higher price tag.
Here's yet another option for those whose customers love sea life. Super bulky velvet yarn makes this sweet little narwhal its small but still squishy. And despite all its details, there is no sewing required!
This hatching penguin plush jumps on the surprise egg trend and is fun and interactive for little hands. If you prefer a different hatching character, the designer also offers chick, owl, and cardinal options in her shop.
Spread Christmas cheer and smiles all around when you make this Oh, Bobble Tree Beanie! The premium pattern includes instructions for sizes from infant through men and youth (ages 5-12) size pattern is free in this post. Learn more about how to make this bobble Christmas tree hat and finish your project today!