Sure, here’s an easy crochet pattern for making a worry worm, designed to help alleviate anxiety and worries. This simple and cute project is perfect for both beginners and experienced crocheters.

Materials Needed:

  1. Worsted weight yarn in your choice of colors (body color and optional contrasting color for facial features)
  2. Crochet hook appropriate for your chosen yarn (usually a size G/4mm or H/5mm)
  3. Safety eyes or embroidery floss/thread for eyes
  4. Fiberfill stuffing
  5. Yarn needle
  6. Scissors


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



  1. Start with a magic ring (or ch 2 and work into the second chain from hook).
  2. Round 1: Work 6 sc into the magic ring. (6 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each st around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Sc in next st, inc in next st around. (18 stitches)
  5. Round 4: Sc in next 2 st, inc in next st around. (24 stitches)
  6. Rounds 5-12: Sc in each st around. (24 stitches in each round)

Optional Facial Features:

  • For the eyes, you can either attach safety eyes between Rounds 7 and 8 or use embroidery floss/thread to sew on eyes.
  • Use embroidery floss/thread to create a simple smile or other desired facial expression between Rounds 6 and 7.


  1. Stuff the body firmly with fiberfill stuffing.
  2. Round 13: Sc in next 2 st, dec around. (18 stitches)
  3. Round 14: Sc in next st, dec around. (12 stitches)
  4. Round 15: Dec around. (6 stitches)
  5. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  6. Thread the yarn tail onto a yarn needle and weave it through the front loops of the remaining 6 stitches. Pull tight to close the hole.
  7. Weave in any remaining ends.

Your worry worm is now complete! You can customize your worm by using different colors, adding stripes, or even crocheting little accessories for it. The simple design and soft texture make it a perfect companion for moments of stress or anxiety.

Remember, this pattern is meant to be a basic guide, so feel free to get creative and adjust the pattern as you like. Happy crocheting!