Zenni the Baby Yeti crochet pattern

Zenni the Baby Yeti



  • Weight 6 yarn 
  • Size J/6.0mm 
  • Stuffing
  • Safety Eyes or felt eyes 
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch Marker


  • mr = magic ring
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • inc = increase (2 sc in next stitch)
  • dec = invisible decrease (sc 2 stitches together)
  • st = stitch
  • FO = fasten off

This pattern uses weight 6 blanket yarn. Any yarn may be used, but your crochet hook size will be different. Use a hook 1-2 sizes smaller than your yarn calls for. This pattern is in US crochet terms.

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds and using a stitch marker to mark the first stitch is recommended. 

*Safety eyes are NOT recommended for children who are three years old or younger.

The Zenni pictured in the pattern is made with Sweet Snuggles Lite



In secondary colour:
R1: Ch 8
R2: SC 6 beginning in the second chain from the hook, inc, sc 6 in back of the chain, inc (16)
R3: SC around (16)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. If using safety eyes, place them at row 2 about 4 stitches apart. Do not fasten on the backings until you reach row 12 of the head.


Head & Body

These are worked as one piece, starting at the top of the head.

R1: 6SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (1SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
(4 rows): 24SC
R9: (2SC, dec) x 6 (18)
R10: (1SC, dec) x 6 (12)
R11: 12SC
R12: 12 inc (24)
At this point, you can sew on the face. Place the face between rows 5 and 8 on the head and poke the eyes through the head. You can fasten them on now so that the face is flush with the body. Sew the face on. Embroider eyebrows if desired. Stuff the head firmly.
R13: (3SC, inc) x 6 (30)
R14: (4SC, inc) x 6 (36)
R15: (5SC, inc) x 6 (42)
(4 rows): 42SC
R20: (3SC, dec) x 8, 2SC (34)
R21: (2SC, dec) x 7, 2SC (26)
Begin stuffing body.
R22: (2SC, dec) x 6, 2SC (20)
R23: (1SC, dec) x 6, 2SC (14)
Stuff body firmly.
R24: 7 dec (7)
Fasten off and sew hole closed.


Arms – make two

In secondary colour:
R1: 6SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: 12SC
Switch to primary colour:
R4: 12SC in BLO R5-12 (8 rows): 12SC
Lightly stuff. SC across to close arm. F/O and leave a long tail for sewing. Sew arms where the head meets the body.
Feet - make two
In secondary colour:
R1: 8SC IN a MR
R2: 8 inc (16)
R3: 6sc, inc, inc, 6sc, inc, inc (20)
R4-6: 20SC
Switch to primary colour:
R7: (2SC, dec) x 5 (15)
R8: (3SC, dec) x 3 (12)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Stuff. Place the feet onto the body so that Zenni can sit upright. Sew into place.


Horns – make two

In secondary colour:
R1: 5SC in a MR
R2-3: 5SC
Sew the horns on the head at about row 3, ensuring they are symmetrical to the eyes.

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