Description: The Crochet Worry Worm is a cute and whimsical amigurumi project designed to help alleviate worries and anxieties. This adorable little worm is not only a fun and creative crochet project but also serves as a comforting companion. You can make it for yourself, a friend, or a loved one who might benefit from having a cuddly worry buddy.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your choice of colors (main color for the worm’s body and contrasting color for facial features)
  • Crochet hook (size G/4.0mm or size suitable for your yarn)
  • Safety eyes or black yarn for the eyes
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • ch: chain
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 single crochets in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • sl st: slip stitch

Pattern: Note: The pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise specified. Use a stitch marker to keep track of your rounds.

Worm Body:

  1. Start with a magic ring (adjustable ring) or ch 2 and work into the first ch.
  2. Round 1: 6 sc in the magic ring or second ch from hook. (6 sts)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each st around. (12 sts)
  4. Round 3: Sc in next st, inc in next st around. (18 sts)
  5. Round 4: Sc in next 2 sts, inc in next st around. (24 sts)
  6. Rounds 5-10: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
  7. Round 11: Sc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts around. (18 sts)
  8. Rounds 12-14: Sc in each st around. (18 sts)

Attach safety eyes between Rounds 8 and 9, leaving about 4 stitches between them.

  1. Round 15: Sc in next st, dec over next 2 sts around. (12 sts)
  2. Begin stuffing the worm with fiberfill.
  3. Round 16: Dec over next 2 sts around. (6 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread the tail through the remaining stitches and pull tight to close the opening. Weave in the end.


  1. With the contrasting color yarn, embroider a simple smiling mouth on the worm’s face using a yarn needle and backstitches.

Congratulations! You’ve completed your Crochet Worry Worm! This little companion is now ready to listen to your worries and bring you comfort.

Feel free to get creative with colors and facial expressions to give your Worry Worm its own unique personality. This pattern is designed to be customizable and a great way to spread warmth and care to those who need it. Happy crocheting!