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12 Chinese Zodiac Signs, Amigurumi crochet pattern


Crochet pattern for the Chinese zodiac signs: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Piggy.

This is a great gift : you can create a little animal for the year of birth. The years are in the pattern and you can find the zodiac sign for each year here: Chinese Zodiac Signs.

We’re now in the year of the dog  (2018). Next year is the year of the pig.


Size: 2 inches (5 cm) tall without ears or horns

Yarn: Sport, 4 ply Schachenmayr Catania
  • Rat : Stein 0242 (dark grey)
  • Ox : Black 0110, Weiss 0106 (white)
  • Tiger : Black 0110, Orange 0281
  • Rabbit : Weiss 0106 (white)
  • Dragon : Signalrot 0115 (red), Gold 0249
  • Snake : Khaki 0212, Signalrot 0115 (red)
  • Horse : Marone 0157 (maroon), Kaffee 0162 (coffee)
  • Goat : Leinen 0248 (grey), Taupe 0254
  • Monkey : Taupe 0254, Leinen 0248 (grey)
  • Rooster : Gold 0249, Signalrot 0115 (red)
  • Dog : Zimt 0383 (brown), Marone 0157 (maroon)
  • Pig : Rosa 0246 (rose);
Other materials: 
  • 2.25 mm hook (USA: B/1, UK: 13);
  • Two 6 mm safety eyes for each doll;
  • Tapestry needle;
  • Pins;
  • Polyester fibrefill 5 g per doll;
  • Stitch marker (optional, you can use a piece of yarn instead)

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