Little Mary lamb lovey FREE crochet pattern

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Little mary lamb pattern series has been released!

You can find them here!

This is the perfect lovey for a precious little baby. 
This lovey is croched with a cuddly yarn called Smudge from a brand named Sirdar, it is so cosy and easy to work with. 
I have combined it with a cotton yarn from katia called cotton-stretch that can be found here. 
You can find the yarns i have used if you want to check it out!
However any cuddly yarn and cotton yarn that matches the hook size required for this pattern can be used.

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I hope the little one that recives your lamb lovey made with love will have a friend for many years!

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You will need:
Yarn: Velvet yarn approx 80m, cotton yarn approx 20-30m, scrap yarn for the bow, eyes and nose

Hook: 3,0mm to use with cotton yarn for face, ears and bow

5,0mm for the head

6,0mm for the “body”

Stitch marker


Stitches used:
Magic ring – mr

Slip stitch – sl st

Chain – ch

Single crochet – sc

Double crochet – dc

Stitch/stitches – st/sts

sc2tog – hook into first st, pull yarn through, hook into next st, pull yarn through, yarn over and through all loops on hook

Dont quite know how to crochet? Look at my crochet school here
Pattern info: Stitches are separated with, when a series of stitches are repeated these are within * – * And the total number of times the series of stitches is repeated is written after. On each round of the head when making the first st, place a marker in that stitch so you know where your round begins and ends

Start with cotton yarn and 3,0mm crochet hook, make a magic ring, tutorial on how here

R1: 8 sc into mr

R2: 2sc in each st (16)

R3: 2sc in 1 st, 1 sc in next st repeat a total of 8 times (24)
R4-10: 1 sc in each st
R11: 1 sc in each st until last st, sl st into last st

Change to the cuddly yarn and hook size 5,0mm
R12: Fasten the yarn in same st as last rounds sl st, 1 sc in same st, and each st round. (24)

R13-15: 1 sc in each st
R16: * sc2tog, 1sc in 3 sts* repeat a total of 4 times, sc2tog, 1 sc in last 2 sts
R17: * sc2tog, 1sc in 2 sts* repeat a total of 4 times, sc2tog, 1 sc in last 1 sts
R18: sc2tog 7 times

Stuff the head

R19: sc2tog 3 times, (one st will be left, this make the closing look nice and neat)
Sew the head shut and fasten the yarn Embroider eyes and a cute little nose

Ears: Make 2

With cotton yarn and hook 3,0mm, make a magic ring

R1: 4 sc in mr
R2: * 2sc in 1 st, 1sc in 1 st* repeat a total of 2 times
R3: 2sc in 1 st, 1sc in 2 sts repeat a total of 2 times
R4: 2sc in 1 st, 1sc in 3 sts repeat a total of 2 times
R5: 2sc in 1 st, 1sc in 4 sts repeat a total of 2 times
R6: 2sc in 1 st, 1sc in 5 sts repeat a total of 2 times
R7-10: 1 sc in each st

Fold the ear two times: first flatten the ear counts as one fold, then fold the ear side to side and sew onto the head

With scrap yarn and hook 3,0mm
Chain 6,
R1: Into second ch fron hook, make 1 sc, then 1 sc in each st across (5) ch 1, turn
R2-10: 1 sc in each st, ch 1 turn

Fasten off Use cuddle yarn to wrap around the bow and sew onto head.

With cuddle yarn and hook 6,0mm
Ch 26
R1: In third ch from hook, make 1 dc, 1 dc in each ch across, ch 2 turn
R2-15: 1dc in each st, ch 2 turn
Fasten of, weave in ends.

Measure where you want your head to be, sew it securely onto one of the short sides of the body
wrap yarn round each corner to make hands and feet, fasten the yarn extremely well, it needs to stay in place for any potential wash

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48 Replies to “Little Mary lamb lovey FREE crochet pattern”

  1. Coreen Jones says:

    Thank You so much for the wonderful pattern,you’re so kind ,can’t wait to try it God Bless You

  2. venecia Fredericks says:

    Thank you so very much for this pattern. Your kindness really appreciated. Will try to make this for my grandson. Once again, thank you.

  3. Joy says:

    Thank you for this pattern. Going to start it tonight!!!

    1. admin says:

      You are welcome! So happy you like it! Hope you tag me in a picture when you are done so i can see the results!

  4. Ingela Bengtsson says:

    Hej. Jag undrar om mönstret kommer på svenska? Helt underbart och jag vill gärna göra lammet till kommande barnbarn

  5. Anna says:

    This is just ADORABLE! I think I will boy it up a little and make it for my youngest grandson. He is still young enough to enjoy lovies.

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful creative work.


  6. Nalva says:

    Hi there! I love very much you site. Thanks for sharing you beloved patterns!
    Merry Christmas from Brazil.
    With love

  7. Joy says:

    How can I show you a picture of my lamb??? I made it a little bigger. Can’t wait to gift it. Thank you for the pattern

    1. Joy says:

      I was able to tag you and share the link for the pattern in a few FB GROUPS

  8. Janice meisner says:

    I am a fairly new crocheter (?). I REALLY want to do several of these these! Do you think I’m setting myself up for failure? This thee THE sweetest animal crochet I’ve ever seen! Anyone else that is a beginner and tried it or any guidance from more accomplished hookers?❤️‼️

    1. admin says:

      I think you will do just great! Dont be affraid to try! Thats how you learn! And if you hit a snag, just ask and i will do my best to help you! <3

  9. Karen says:

    Anyone have experience washing this item? I’ve never put anything with fiberfill through the wash.

  10. Joy says:

    Hi, where do I go to purchase the Little Mary Lamb Lovey pattern without the ads? I saw where you mention that,but I do not seem to be able to find the link to purchase it.

    1. Shelly Heaton says:

      Hi. I absolutely love this lamb lovey. Im attempting to make it for my great niece who ia 2 yrs old. Her daddy is in the hospital hanging on by a thread. Extremely ill. I believe this might help comfort her. It’s my fisrt attempt at any kind of animal. I’m re-teaching myself after many many yrs away from crocheting. I truly appreciate the free patteen. Thank you so much

  11. Deborah Paolieri says:

    Why would a pdf pattern purchased through PayPal not be immediately available? I purchased this morning and still can’t download the pattern

    1. admin says:

      The pattern is available as soon as your payment is completed. From what i can see you dwnloaded the pattern both yesterday and today, if you are having any other problems please feel free to email me at
      All the best!

  12. Marelva says:

    How cute this is adorable, love it thank you very much for sharing, will surely make one for my granddaughters

  13. Donna Easterling says:

    What did you use to stuff the head?
    I love this pattern. Thank you for sharing.

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  15. JoAnne says:

    I am just trying to double check the number of stitches for the body. It seems that 26 is so small for the body.

    1. JoAnne says:

      Sorry, i did it, finished it….it is soooo adorable. Thank you for the pattern and your design.

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  17. emma says:

    Thank you so much for your patterns, I’ve just made my niece the sweet lamb lovely.
    Your instructions are so clear.
    I can’t wait to make some more

  18. Elizabeth says:

    Estoy comenzando en este hermoso arte. Me encantó la manta de borrego y me gustaría saber cómo podría hacerla en un tamaño más grande. La quiero para mi bebé pero me gustaría que pudiera usarla un par de años. Muchas gracias por leerme

  19. Amanda says:

    Thank you so much for allowing this pattern to be available for free. Just made my first one for my new born grandchild

    1. Susan says:

      Would you mind sharing the brands of yarn you used for your lovey?

  20. Bridgette says:

    Absolutely beautiful lamb cuddler . My parents church go to Rural areas where there is no running water or electricity and they give food and other groceries. i’m crocheting toys for children.

  21. Susan says:

    I am so excited to make the Little Mary lamb lovey. Would you please tell the weights of the yarns you used? In shopping for the velvet yarn, I found that the Lion Brand is a (4) worsted and the Bernat is a (5) chunky. I’m assuming the cotton yarn is a (4) worsted?
    Thank you for making this adorable pattern available for free.

    1. Susan says:

      Admin, please disregard my prior comment. I hadn’t seen that you had links to the yarns you used and other yarn details. Sorry about that.

  22. CostumeLooks says:

    How do I get this Free Mary had a Little Lamb pattern? It s like a ring a round situation. Can t get the pattern just advertisement. Very frustrating!

    1. admin says:

      The Free version is written at the end of the post

  23. Elizabeth says:

    I don’t understand how to do the hands and feet. The picture looks like they were stitched separately and then added but I don’t see a pattern for them. Almost done and loving this pattern. Ready to attach head.

    1. admin says:

      No, the hands and feet are made by wrapping yarn around each corner:)

  24. Christa says:

    I translate your pattern to Dutch and make one. I love it. Thanks.❤

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    Hi, I interested in purchasing your products, could you give me more information to make purchases from Colombia. Thanks..!!


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