Description: Create an adorable crocheted bear with this quick and easy-to-follow free pattern. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, this pattern is perfect for you. With simple stitches and clear instructions, you’ll have your own cuddly bear in no time.

Materials Needed:

  1. Worsted weight yarn in desired bear color (e.g., brown, beige, gray)
  2. Crochet hook (size determined by the yarn you choose)
  3. Safety eyes or buttons for the bear’s eyes (use embroidery thread for a stitched alternative)
  4. Fiberfill or stuffing material
  5. Yarn needle
  6. Scissors

Pattern Highlights:

  • The pattern is worked in continuous rounds, so you won’t need to join at the end of each round.
  • The bear’s body, head, arms, and legs are crocheted separately and then assembled.
  • Basic stitches used: single crochet (sc), increase (inc), decrease (dec), and slip stitch (sl st).
  • The pattern includes step-by-step instructions, stitch counts, and photos to guide you through the process.


  1. Begin with a magic ring (adjustable loop) or ch 2 and work into the second chain from the hook.
  2. Work the specified number of stitches into the magic ring or second chain.
  3. Follow the pattern’s instructions for increases and decreases to shape the bear’s body, head, arms, and legs.
  4. Attach safety eyes or buttons to the bear’s face, or embroider eyes using black or dark brown embroidery thread.
  5. Stuff the bear’s body, head, arms, and legs firmly with fiberfill or stuffing material.
  6. Seam the body parts together using the yarn needle, following the pattern’s guidance.
  7. Finish off any remaining details, such as embroidering a nose and mouth or attaching any optional accessories.

This basic crochet bear pattern is a delightful project for creating handmade gifts, nursery decor, or simply a cute plushie for yourself. Customize your bear by choosing different yarn colors or adding embellishments like bows or scarves. With this pattern, you’ll enjoy a rewarding crochet experience and end up with a charming bear that’s sure to bring smiles to all who see it.