Free Jellyfish Crochet Pattern

When I introduced my cousin to crochet and she discovered all the things she could make, a crochet jellyfish was on the top of her list. So, here it is, and it is one of the most adorable crochet patterns I have made.
I used Bernat plush baby velvet yarn which makes the jellyfish so soft and silky. You can hold the jellyfish perfectly in your hand and if you pull down on the tentacles they bounce right back up! This Jellyfish crochet pattern is perfect for beginners and is a lovely quick creation.
Go and grab a cup of tea, your yarn and hook and get crocheting a cute little jellyfish. 

Stitch Directory 

ch - Chain
Sc - Single Crochet 
Sl st - Slip Stitch 
Dc - Double Crochet
Nxt - Next 
St(s) - Stitch(es)
( ) - Repeat the stitches within the brackets the number of times indicated
[ ] - Number of stitches at the end of the row

Stitch Conversion (If needed) US to UK terminology
Sc - US Single Crochet = UK Double Crochet stitch (Dc)
Dc - US Double crochet = UK Treble Crochet (Tr) 


* Bernat Softee Baby Velvet yarn 
1 x 300g Ball of Bleached Aqua #86030 (One Jellyfish uses 60 grams)
* 3.5mm Crochet Hook (US E/4 )
* A pair of 10mm Safety eyes
* Toy Stuffing
* 8 Pins
* 2 Stitch Markers

Pattern Notes 

* No tension gauge required.
* Pattern is suitable for a beginner.
* Jellyfish finished size is:
7cm (w) x 20cm (h) (2.5 x 8 inches)
* Pattern in written in US Terminology.
* When working in continuous rounds, ensure you place a stitch marker on the 1st stitch of each round to help you keep your place in the pattern.

Download Printable version of the Jellyfish Pattern

Jellyfish Pattern 

Base of the Head - make 1
Rnd 1 -
Using the Magic Circle method, Sc 8 [8] Pull to close.
Rnd 2 - (Inc in nxt st) 8 times [16]
Rnd 3
- (Sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st) 8 times [24]
Sl st into the next stitch.
Fasten off and secure all ends

Head - make 1
Rnd 1 - Using the Magic Circle method, Sc 8, [8] Pull to close.
Rnd 2 - (Inc in nxt st) 8 times. [16]
Rnd 3 - (Sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st) 8 times. [24]
Rnds 4 to 7 (4 rows) - Sc in all sts. [24]
Place a Stitch Marker on the 3rd and 6th stitches on Row 7 for eyes.
Rnds 8 & 9 - Sc in all sts. [24]
Place eyes onto marked stitch and stuff the head.
Place Base against Round 8 of head and work through all 4 loops together on the next round.
Rnd 10 - Sc in all sts. [24]
Rnd 11 - (Skip nxt st, 5Dc in the nxt st, skip next st, sl st in nxt st) 6 times.
Fasten off and secure all ends.

Tentacles - (make 8)
Ch21, starting in 2nd ch from the hook.
Row 1 - (3Sc in next st) 20 times.
Fasten off.
After making all 8 tentacles, mark 8 points on the base of the head with pins where you want to position your tentacles. Using each tentacle’s yarn tail sew it into place.

 Under-the-Jellyfish-crochet-patternJellyfish Tentacletentacle

And that’s it! You should have an adorable little jellyfish. Why not give your jellyfish some character by adding some pink rosy cheeks and a smile. Don’t forget to share your crochet jellyfish creations with us on Instagram or Facebook. I look forward to seeing them all!

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