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Free crochet mouse pattern

Introducing you to my new adorable Crochet Mouse, Binky, pattern. A beginner-friendly crochet project that’s super cute and cuddly! With this free crochet mouse pattern, you can crochet a bunch in different colours, making them perfect for gifting or your next market. Get ready to bring a little bit of cheesiness to your yarn stash with this cute Crochet Mouse pattern!”

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Materials I used:

12mm Safety eyes and a 3mm hook.

  • 1x Skein of Elle Gold Grey
  • 1X Skein of Baby soft Kismet Pink

Yarn Needed:

Double knit/ light worsted weight yarn

  • Colour A: Grey 45g / 130m
  • Colour B: Pink 5g / 15m White/
  • Black/ Brown embroidery thread for the eyes

Hook size:

3.5mm/ E hook 4mm if using velvet yarn

Other tools and materials:

  • Scissors
  • Stuffing 37.2g
  • 12 mm safety eyes/ 18mm for Velvet yarn
  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle


Stitch terms:

SC: Single Crochet

BLO: Back loop only

INC: INCrease DEC:

DECrease SLP: Slip stitch

MC: Magic Circle

FO: Finish off

Written format of the pattern:

Repeat the stitch sequence between (…..) by the amount stated next to it.

The pattern is written in US terms The amount of each stitch at the end of each round is shown in the […]

Working in continuous rounds with your stitch marker.

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Colour A:

1: MC, 6 SC [6]

2: INC x6 [12]

3: (SC, INC) x6 [18]

4: (2 SC, INC) x6 [24]

5: (3 SC, INC) x6 [30]

6: (4 SC, INC) x6 [36]

7: (5 SC, INC) x6 [42]

8: (6 SC, INC) x6 [48]

9-16: SC in each stitch around [48] 

(If using safety eyes: Place eyes between rounds 12-13, 10 visible stitches apart)

17: (6 SC, DEC) x6 [42]

18: (5 SC, DEC) x6 [36]

19: (4 SC, DEC) x6 [30]

20: (3 SC, DEC) x6 [24]

21: (2 SC, DEC) x6 [18] 

22: (SC, DEC) x6 [12]

23: BLO in each stitch around [12]

24: (DEC) x6 [6]

FO, and weave in the end


Colour A: 

Reconnect the yarn under one of the front loop stitches of the head.

1: SC in each of the front loops around the head [12]

2: (SC, INC) x6 [18]

3: (2 SC, INC) x6 [24]

4: (3 SC, INC) x6 [30]

5: (4 SC, INC) x6 [36]

6-7: SC in each stitch around [36] 

8: (5 SC, INC) x6 [42]

9: SC in each stitch around [42]

10: (5 SC, DEC) x6 [36] – Start stuffing the body

11: (4 SC, DEC) x6 [30]

12: (3 SC, DEC) x6 [24]

13: (2 SC, DEC) x6 [18]

14: (SC, DEC) x6 [12] – Stuff the body firmly

15: (DEC) x6 [6]

FO and close the opening with the remaining yarn tail. Cross-sew the needle through each stitch and pull tight to close the opening

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EARS: (Make 2 inner and 2 outer)

Inner ears:

Colour B:

1: MC, 6 SC [6]

2: INC x6 [12]

3: (SC, INC) x6 [18]

4: (2 SC, INC) x6 [24]

5: (3 SC, INC) x6 [30]

FO, and weave in ends.

Outer ears:

Colour A: 

1: MC, 6 SC [6]

2: INC x6 [12]

3: (SC, INC) x6 [18]

4: (2 SC, INC) x6 [24]

5: (3 SC, INC) x6 [30]

Place the inner ear on top of the outer ear, SC around pushing the crochet hook through the grey and pink section of the ear.

FO, leave a tail of yarn to sew the ear onto the top of the head between rounds 5/11.

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LEGS: (Make 4)

Colour A: 

1: MC, 6 SC [6]

2: (2 SC,INC) x2 [8]

3-10: SC in each stitch around [8]

Pinch the front leg between your index and thumb and slip stitch or SC approximately 4 sts across, closing up the opening of the front legs. – Repeat with the second leg. FO, leave a long strand of yarn to sew the limbs onto the bodies.


Attaching the arms:

Sew on the arms between rounds 2/3 of the body counting from the neck.


Attaching the legs:

Sew on the legs between rounds 5/6 counting from the bottom of the body.


Colour B: 

1: MC, 6 SC [6]

2-15: SC in each stitch around [6]

FO, and leave a tail of yarn to sew the tail to the body. Attach the tail between rounds 5/6

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And that is it for this super cute crochet mouse pattern.

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