Make your Despicable Me inspired pillows, blankets, amigurumi dolls, and more with these crochet patterns.
“Doesn't it feel so good to be bad?” - Scarlet Overkill in the Minions
Do you love the Minions as much as I do? These cute little, yellow, pill-shaped creatures are stinking adorable! If you are looking for a fun project to work on, check out these Despicable Me Minion crochet patterns.
If you're a fan of the Despicable Me movie franchise and enjoy crocheting, then you're in for a treat! In this article, we'll be sharing some fantastic Despicable Me crochet patterns that you can use to create your very own Minions and other characters from the movies. Whether you're an experienced crocheter or just starting out, there is a pattern for your skill levels. So grab your crochet hook and let's get started!
What is Amigurumi?
So, what is Amigurumi? Amigurumi is a fancy word for crocheted stuffed dolls. The name comes from a combination of two Japanese words: “ami” and “nuigurumi”. These dolls can be made in any size. And if you do not know how to crochet, some amigurumi patterns use knitting techniques instead.
Below are 30 of the cutest Despicable Me Minion crochet patterns I could find. If you are a fan of the cartoons or know someone that is, you will definitely want to work a couple of these up. I have included both paid crochet patterns as well as free crochet patterns. Because let’s admit it, we all like FREE!
1. CROCHET MINION AMIGURUMI PATTERN SET
Get three adorable Despicable Me Minions characters in this one download. Included are a one-eyed yellow Minion (Stuart), a two-eyed yellow Minion (Bob), and an Evil Purple Minion. These crochet stuffed animals would make a perfect gift for kids who love minions, and adults too!
Once completed, the one-eyed yellow Minion will measure approximately 11 inches tall. The two-eyed yellow Minion will be about 10 inches tall, and the evil purple Minion is about 14 inches tall.
2. MINION AMIGURUMI CROCHET PATTERN - DESPICABLE ME
Are you looking for crochet amigurumi patterns to make Stuart the Minion? This one is super cute.
The amigurumi pattern is written in English. Finished, the minion will measure roughly 11-12 inches tall.
3. EVIL MINION
The Evil Minion was a popular character in Despicable Me 2. If you are looking for a fun project to work on, check out this free amigurumi pattern by Aradiya Toys. This plush minion will measure approximately 6.69 inches when complete.
4. MINION BLANKET PATTERN, CROCHET PATTERN
How cute is this crochet blanket pattern? The blanket features several of the Despicable Me characters.
This is a beginner to intermediate level crochet pattern. You will need to know basic crochet stitches and how to sew with a needle and thread. Finished, the blanket will measure about 62” x 75”.
5. CROCHET PATTERN- DESPICABLE ME MINION INSPIRED FINGERLESS GLOVES CROCHET PATTERN
These Despicable Me gloves are perfect for villains everywhere. Use these gloves when trying to steal the moon, planning your next heist, or simply playing with friends.
The pattern includes instructions for Adult/Teen, Child Large (Pre-Teen), Child Medium, and Child Small (Toddler) sizes. You will need to know basic crochet techniques to make these gloves (single crochet, half double crochet, color changes).
6. CROCHET PATTERN 200 CROCHET HAT PATTERN MINION HAT EAR FLAP HAT TODDLER BOY GIRL TEEN ADULT HAT PATTERN WINTER CHRISTMAS GIFT
Make these adorable Despicable me earflap hats with these crochet hat patterns. The pattern includes the Minion hats in four sizes: toddler, small child, large child, and teen/adult.
7. PATTERN CROCHET MINION, AMIGURUMI MINION, PDF TUTORIAL MINION
Create your own adorable little Bob the Minion with this easy-to-follow crochet amigurumi pattern. The pattern includes one PDF file with 9 pages of step-by-step detailed instructions, photos of all parts, recommended tools and materials, and all abbreviations and styles. You will only need basic skills such as a chain, magic ring, single crochet, increasing, decreasing, etc.
8. FLUFFY UNICORN AMIGURUMI PATTERN
To sum up in the iconic words of Agnes, “It’s so fluffy, I’m gonna die!” Here is a free amigurumi pattern to create the fluffiest unicorn ever.
This free crochet pattern is sure to make the cutest and most squeezable, lovable, magical creature ever.
9. CHILDS CHARACTER SCARF PATTERN, MINION "INSPIRED" SCARF, CROCHET"PATTERN", CHILD'S SCARF, C2C GRAPH, PDF FILE, INSTANT DOWNLOAD
Kids will love this Minion scarf. One side features a classic Minion, and the other side features an Evil Minion.
You will need to know basic crochet stitches and how to do the C2C stitch, plus how to change colors. It is an intermediate level pattern. The finished size is approximately 5” x 53”.
10. CROCHET PATTERN SLIPPERS - ADULT SIZES - PDF FILE WITH INSTANT DOWNLOAD
Do you have a knack for crocheting slippers? Check out this adorable pair of Despicable Me slippers for adults! The pattern includes sizes from 3.5 to 13 in US sizes.
11. MINION – C2C – ROW BY ROW – INSTRUCTIONS – GRAPH – PDF DOWNLOAD – CROCHET BLANKET – DIGITAL PATTERN - CORNER TO CORNER - MINIONS GRAPHGAN
This is a fun Despicable Me Minions pattern that can be used to crochet a blanket using standard C2C crochet, mini C2C (using hdc instead of dc), row by row (using SC, HDC or DC), TSS (Tunisian Simple Stitch), bobble stitch, and block stitch. It can also be used for knitting, cross stitching, or other crafts.
12. MINION TIM (DESPICABLE ME)
The adorable Despicable Me Minion is cute and squishy. If you are searching for free amigurumi patterns, check out this cutie from Aradiya Toys. This plush minion will measure approximately 5.31 inches when complete.
13. CROCHET PATTERN EDITH HAT EARFLAP BEANIE CHARACTER HAT MINION NOVELTY HAT STRIPED HAT
Do you have a little one that would look fabulous wearing Edith’s hat? Now you can make one for them using this crochet hat pattern.
The adorably cute Edith Gru from Despicable Me inspired hat pattern comes in sizes 4 sizes: 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-10 years, and 10-adult.
14. YELLOW FRIENDS WITH GOGGLES PILLOW - CUSHION CROCHET PATTERN - CROCHET PATTERNS FOR ANIMAL PILLOWS BIRTHDAY PRESENT BABY SHOWER GIFT
Kids will love having these throw pillows decorate their beds. This crochet pattern includes detailed instructions written in English, many step-by-step photos, and useful tips & tricks. The finished pillows will measure about 37 cm (15") in diameter and 15 cm (6") in height.
15. PURPLE MINION CROCHET PATTERN
This is an amigurumi pattern for an Evil Purple Minion from Despicable Me. Completed, the plush minion will measure roughly 14 inches tall.
16. CROCHET MINION BACKPACK PDF PATTERN
Here is a cute Despicable Me Minion backpack that would be great for a sleepover. The completed backpack measures roughly 10.6 inches x 7.8 inches x 3.9 inches. To make the backpack you will need to know magic ring, chain, slip stitch, single crochet, increase, and decrease.
17. MINION BOB AND BEAR TIM
The adorable Despicable Me Bob the Minion is all ready for bed holding his little teddy bear. If you are searching for free amigurumi patterns, this one is a must. This plush minion will measure approximately 3.94 inches when complete.
18. PATTERN FOR EASTER: CHICKEN AND BUNNY (KEYCHAIN/KEYRINGS)
These little cuties are absolutely perfect for stuffing in an Easter basket. You could even make them into keychains or zipper pulls.
The chick and bunny are an intermediate level minion crochet patterns. You will need knowledge of single crochet, increase, decrease, chain, slip stitch, half double crochet, and bobble stitch.
19. “FIT FOR A VILLAIN” GRU DESPICABLE ME SCARF – FREE CROCHET PATTERN
You can look just as dapper as the one and only Despicable Me Gru with this villain inspired free crochet scarf pattern.
This is an intermediate level pattern.
20. PATTERN CROCHETED DESPICABLE ME MINION KEYCHAIN
Take this little guy with you wherever you go. He will make sure you never lose your keys again.
The keychain amigurumi pattern is written step-by-step with pictures. Using the suggested materials and tools, the finished keychain will measure approximately 2.5” tall.
21. FRENCH MAIDEN MINION
The Minions kill me. They are so funny. How can they be so cute when we cannot even understand a word they say? OK, maybe we can understand banana, but that’s it. And who could forget the scene when Phil is dressed up as the French Maid? How cute! Now you can have your own Despicable Me Minion to help around the house.
22. BOY MINION INSPIRED CHILDREN'S APRON INSTANT DOWNLOAD PDF FILE PATTERN
Do you have a child that helps in the kitchen, or participates in arts and crafts? You will never have to make them put on an apron again. They will want to wear this Minion inspired apron all the time.
The apron will fit a 4-7 year old possibly an 8 year old. The body of the apron measures 18 inches by 18 inches.
23. DESPICABLE ME LUCY INSPIRED CROCHET PATTERN
The Minions need a mother! And Lucy fits the bill perfectly. This is an intermediate level crochet amigurumi pattern.
24. CROCHET MINION HULA PATTERN, MINION HAWAII GIRL CROCHET PATTERN, MINION CROCHET PATTERN
How adorable is this hula minion? I just want to squeeze it. This PDF download is 9 pages long and contains detailed step-by-step photographs and full pattern instructions.
25. CROCHET PATTERN: LIL’ AGNES DESPICABLE ME
Who can resist little Agnes from Despicable Me? Completed, the amigurumi pattern will create a plush doll that measures approximately 7.08 inches tall (9.45 inches with the hair).
26. PUMPKIN COSTUME BUDDY AMIGURUMI PATTERN
Do you enjoy decorating for Halloween? This would be a fun amigurumi pattern to complete. This little Minion will make everyone laugh. Along with Buddy, the artist has patterns for a witch and a zombie Minion.
27. MINION CORGI HAT AMIGURUMI
I bet the Minions would love to have their own pet dog. There is no doubt they give it all the love in the world. This little minion is showing his love of the Corgi by wearing a cute little hat. Completed, the amigurumi minion will measure about 4.8" tall x 2.8" wide.
28. CROCHET MINION BABY BLANKET PATTERN
Here is an intermediate level crochet baby blanket pattern. This thing is so cute. It would make a great gift for a baby shower.
29. CROCHET MINION DOLL AND PILLOWS
All these crochet patterns are free. You get both pillows and the Minion amigurumi patterns.
30. CROCHET PATTERN - YELLOW MYTHICAL CREATURE OUTFIT PATTERN, HAT AND DIAPER COVER PATTERN, NEWBORN BABY PATTERN, PHOTO PROP SET PATTERN
This Despicable Me Minions crochet pattern includes instructions for both the hat and diaper cover with suspenders. This is an easy level pattern that requires knowledge of basic stitches and techniques.
Crocheting your very own Minions and other characters from the Despicable Me movies can be fun and rewarding. Not only will you be able to create unique and personalized gifts for your loved ones, but you'll also have a blast making these adorable characters.