Creating crochet alphabet letters is a fun way to add a personalized touch to your projects. Here’s a free pattern for crocheting the letter “A” using the amigurumi method. This method allows you to create 3D, stuffed crochet letters.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your preferred color (for the letter)
  • A smaller amount of a contrasting color (for the border)
  • Crochet hook suitable for your yarn (usually 4.0mm to 5.5mm)
  • Stuffing material (fiberfill or similar)
  • Yarn needle for sewing and weaving in ends


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet decrease, sc2tog)


Letter “A” (Main Color):

Row 1:

  1. Leave a long tail (around 6 inches) for sewing later.
  2. Start with a magic ring (or ch 2 and work the following into the first chain).
  3. In the magic ring (or second chain from hook), sc 6. Pull the ring tight to close the circle.

Row 2:

  1. Inc in each st around. (12 sc)

Rows 3-7:

  1. Sc in each st around. (12 sc for 5 rows)

Row 8:

  1. Dec, sc in the next 8 sts, dec. (10 sc)

Row 9:

  1. Dec, sc in the next 6 sts, dec. (8 sc)

Row 10:

  1. Dec, sc in the next 4 sts, dec. (6 sc)

Row 11:

  1. Dec twice, sc in the next 2 sts. (4 sc)

Row 12:

  1. Dec twice. (2 sc)

Row 13:

  1. Sc in each st across. (2 sc)

Row 14:

  1. Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across. (2 sc)

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Border (Contrasting Color):

  1. Join the contrasting color yarn to any stitch along the edge of your letter.
  2. Sc evenly around the entire edge of the letter, working 2 sc in each corner to help it lay flat.
  3. Sl st to the first sc to close the border.


  1. Stuff the letter with fiberfill until it’s firm.
  2. Use the long tail from the main color to sew the bottom of the “A” closed.
  3. Weave in any remaining loose ends.

Your crochet letter “A” is now complete! You can use it for various craft projects, from creating personalized gifts to decorating blankets and pillows. Adjust the yarn and hook size to make larger or smaller letters as needed. Enjoy your crocheting!