Mini Pikachu Amigurumi Pattern

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This cute crochet Pikachu plush toy is perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any occasion to surprise a special someone with a unique gift! This little Pikachu amigurumi stands only 4 inches tall (to top of ears) and 2 inches wide. I hope you enjoy crocheting this Pikachu Valentine for your love!Prefer to download and print a pdf pattern? Purchase one here!


pokemon amigurumi pikachu
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pokemon amigurumi pikachu

  • Yarn: yellow (light, shiny), brown, black, red (light)
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook – fiber-fill stuffing
  • Black and white felt, glue (for eyes)
  • Embroidery thread/ sewing needle (mouth, nose details)
  • Scissors, yarn needle for assembly

R(#): Round number

MR: magic ring

Sc: single crochet

Inc: increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec: decrease (decrease 2 sc into one)

I recommend using Invisible Decrease

tch: turn chain

sl st: slip stitch

f/o: fasten off

Check out my Learn to Crochet page for video tutorials on how to do the types of stitches listed above.

pokemon amigurumi pikachu
Head and Body
Using yellow -begin with head

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R4. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R5-8. Sc around (24) four times

R9. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

R10. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12) Add stuffing.


Continue on to body

R11. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R12. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R13–16. Sc around (24) four times

R17. Sc 9, inc, Sc 4, inc, Sc 9 (26)

R18. Sc 9, inc, inc, Sc 4, inc, inc, Sc 9 (30)

R19. Sc around (30)

R20. Sc 4, dec, Sc 4, dec, dec, Sc 4, dec, dec, Sc 4, dec, Sc 2 (24)

R21. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

Consider surface crocheting on the brown stripes to pikachu’s back before stuffing and closing the body; although it is not impossible to add once closed.

R22. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12)

R23. Dec around (6) f/o


Using yellow:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2. Sc 1, inc, Sc 1, inc (6)

R3-4. Sc around (6) two times

R5. Sc 1, inc, Sc 2, inc, Sc 1 (8)

R6. Sc around (8) f/0

Stuff lightly.

pokemon amigurumi pikachu
Make 2 – using yellow:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2. Sc 1, inc, Sc 1, inc (6)

R3. Sc around (6)

R4. Sc 1, dec, Sc 1, dec (4) f/o.

Do not stuff, press flat.


Make 2. Begin with black:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2. Sc 1, inc, Sc 1, inc (6)

Change to yellow yarn

R3-4. Sc around (6) two times

R5. Inc, Sc 5 (7)

R6. Sc around (7)

R7. Dec, Sc 5 (6)

R8. Dec, Sc 4 (5) f/o

pokemon amigurumi pikachu
Begin with yellow

R1. Ch 16, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring

R2-6. Sc around (16) five times

R7. Sc 4, then ch 1 and leave the next 8sc in this round unworked, then continue in the round: Sc 4 (8)

R8. Sc around (skip the ‘chain1’/do not count as part of the round) (8)

R9. Ch 5, then working into the ‘first sc’ of this round: Sc around (13)

R10-11. Sc around (including the 5 ch) (13) for two rounds.

Change to brown yarn

R12. Sc 3, Sc 3, ch 1, leave the rest unworked (6)

R13-R14. Sc around (skip the tch) (6) two times

Leave a long tail for sewing open edges closed and attaching to the body. With yellow, sew together the top part of the tail/ any open parts.


Back Stripes
Using brown yarn: surface crochet 6 sc across the back before attaching the tail.

Alternatively chain 6 in brown yarn and attach to back.


Make 2. Using red yarn- Ch3, sl st into 1st ch to form a loop. f/o


pokemon amigurumi pikachu heartUsing red:

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. Sc around (12) f/o

Now make the other top half of the heart

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. Sc around (12), Now, continue the next round on the first piece made:

R4. Sc 9, skip the remaining 3 sc on the first piece. Also skip 3 sc on the second piece in the center of the ‘heart’ and sc 9 (18) Now the two top halves are joined together.

Use the loose end from the first half to sew the unworked sc’s (3 from each half) together.

Continue on to make the rest of the heart:

R5. Dec, Sc 7, Dec, Sc 7 (16)

R6. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (12)

R7. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (8)

R8. Dec around (4) f/o.


Pikachu AmigurumiPikachu in beautiful Galt (Cambridge), Ontario Canada. Did you know several scenes of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ were filmed in this area?

Thank you for trying this crochet pattern – I hope you enjoy your Pikachu Amigurumi!


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This pattern by StringsAway is for personal use only. Please do not sell or redistribute the pattern as your own.

4 Responses

  1. Robin
    | Reply

    Thank you for the fun patterns. Love it.

    • Lisa
      | Reply

      You’re very welcome! Thanks for the compliment 🙂 if you make one would love to see how it turns out!

  2. Jennifer Ingerson
    | Reply

    This is the best Pikachu tail pattern! Thank you!

    • Lisa
      | Reply

      Thanks so much! It was inspired by the Pikachu pattern from the artist ‘sirpurlgrey’! But scaled down to mini of course.

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