I’d be happy to provide you with a description of a crochet baby sea turtle tutorial along with a free pattern. Please note that I can’t provide direct links or images, but I can describe the steps and pattern to you.

Crochet Baby Sea Turtle Tutorial – Free Pattern

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in green and cream (or desired colors)
  • Crochet hook (appropriate size for your chosen yarn)
  • Safety eyes or black yarn for eyes
  • Fiberfill or stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)


Head and Body:

  1. Begin with a magic ring (or ch 2 and work into the first ch).
  2. Round 1: 6 sc into the ring. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Sc, inc around. (18 stitches)
  5. Round 4: Sc in the next 2 stitches, inc around. (24 stitches)
  6. Rounds 5-8: Sc in each stitch around. (24 stitches in each round)
  7. Round 9: Sc in the next 2 stitches, dec around. (18 stitches)
  8. Round 10: Sc, dec around. (12 stitches)
  9. Stuff the head and body with fiberfill.


  1. With cream yarn, attach in any stitch.
  2. Round 1: Ch 2 (does not count as a stitch), dc in the same stitch, dc in the next stitch and in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch to the first dc. (12 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch around. Join. (18 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in the next stitch, dc in the next 2 stitches around. Join. (24 stitches)
  5. Round 4: Ch 2, 2 dc in the next stitch, dc in the next 3 stitches around. Join. (30 stitches)
  6. Round 5: Ch 1, sc in each stitch around. Join and fasten off.

Legs (Make 4):

  1. With green yarn, ch 6.
  2. Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each ch across. (5 stitches)
  3. Rows 2-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across. (5 stitches in each row)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


  1. Attach the shell to the body by sewing around the edge.
  2. Attach the legs to the bottom of the body using the long tails and a yarn needle.
  3. Attach safety eyes or sew eyes using black yarn above the head (or embroider eyes with yarn).
  4. Embroider a tiny smiling mouth using black yarn.
  5. Weave in any loose ends and trim excess yarn.

Your crochet baby sea turtle is now complete! This adorable little turtle can be a wonderful handmade gift or decoration. Remember to use your creativity and feel free to customize the colors and details to make it your own. Enjoy your crocheting!