Crochet Butternut Squash Pattern

This amigurumi butternut squash is a quick, beginner friendly pattern, that uses minimal supplies! This pattern is available for FREE on my blog or you can follow along with the video tutorial on my YouTube Channel! You can also find a printable, PDF version in my Etsy Shop!

Design Inspiration

This squash is the 16th pattern for the Pregnancy Progress Project! A butternut squash is approximately 2.5 lbs, the same size as a baby at 29 weeks of pregnancy! Not only is this a cute addition for tracking your pregnancy, it would also make an adorable toy for your kids or pets!

May 2018: 29 weeks pregnant!
2019: new design!


● Pattern is worked in the round. Use a stitch marker to keep proper count.
● Repeat instructions given between asterisks (*) until the end of each round
● The number in parenthesis at the end of each round states the total number of stitches for that round
● Final size is approximately 8 inches


● Medium (4) Weight Yarn in Light Brown & Dark Brown
● Hook: 4.00 mm (G)
Polyester Fiber Fill for stuffing
● 2 10 mm Safety Eyes (optional)
● Black embroidery or crochet thread for mouth (optional)
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker

Abbreviations/Stitches (US Terms)

ST – Stitch
SL ST – Slip Stitch
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
SC2TOG –Single Crochet Two Together

Changing Color

On the final pull through of the last ST, drop your current color and pick up the next. Pull through with the new color and continue onto the next round.


Main Body (with Light Brown)

Magic Circle, CH 1

Round 1: SC x7 inside circle (7)
Round 2: 2 SC in each ST around (14)
Round 3: *1 SC in 1st ST, 2 SC in next* (21)
Round 4: *1 SC in 1st 2 STs, 2 SC in next* (28)
Round 5: *1 SC in 1st 3 STs, 2 SC in next* (35)
Round 6: *1 SC in 1st 4 STs, 2 SC in next* (42)
Round 7: *1 SC in 1st 5 STs, 2 SC in next* (49)
Rounds 8-17: SC in each ST around (49)
Round 18: *SC in 1st 5 STs, SC2TOG* (42)
Round 19: SC in each ST around (42)

Add eyes between rounds 14 & 15. With crochet thread, make a “V” shape centered between the eyes for the smile.

Round 20: *SC in 1st 4 STs, SC2TOG* (35)
Round 21: SC in each ST around (35)
Round 22: *SC in 1st 3 STs, SC2TOG* (28)
Rounds 23-33: SC in each ST around (28)
Round 34: *SC in 1st 2 STs, SC2TOG* (21)
Round 35: SC in each ST around (21)
Round 36: *SC in 1st ST, SC2TOG* (14)

Change color to Dark Brown and stuff with Fiber Fill.

Round 37: SC2TOG x7 (7)
Rounds 38-40: SC in each ST around (7)

And you are all done! I hope you enjoyed the pattern for this butternut squash amigurumi! Be sure to show off your finished veggie on Instagram and don’t forget to tag me!

You are free to sell the items you make with this pattern, and I’d love if you could please link back to this page. You do not have permission to republish or distribute this pattern in any way or claim it as your own. Do not use my photos in your sale listings or for any other purposes. Thank you.

2 thoughts on “Crochet Butternut Squash Pattern”

  • Thank you so much for this free pattern! I got a Secret Santa match with someone who is allergic to butternut squash and she said, “But I’m sure you weren’t going to send me one of those.” Au contraire, mon frere 😈

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