Materials:

  • Yarn: YarnArt Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic, 50 g/160 m)
  • Hook size: 2.0 mm
  • 6 mm black beads for eyes
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…)*6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free amigurumi koala pattern

Crochet koala free pattern

Head
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc) * 6 (36)
R 7-12: 36 sc (6 rows)
R 13: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 14: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 15: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 16: (4 sc, dec) * 3 (15)
F.o.

Nose
With black yarn:
Make 5 ch.
Make an oval starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: 3 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of the chain: 2 sc, 2 sc in one st (10)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: 2 inc with grey yarn, 1 inc with white yarn, 3 inc with grey yarn (12)
R 3: Grey: 1 sc, inc, 1 sc; white: inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc; grey: inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc (18)
R 4: Grey: 4 sc; white: 6 sc; grey: 8 sc + 2 sc, sl st (18)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: 12 sc
R 4: (2 sc, dec) * 3 (9)
R 5-8: 9 sc (4 rows)
R 9: dec, 7 sc (8)
Change to sweater color:
R 10-11: 8 sc (2 rows)
Stuff only bottom part of the arm.
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

Legs and body are crocheted as one piece.

Legs (make 2)
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: 18 sc
Change to overalls color (for pants change color in R 7):
R 5: 18 sc
R 6: (1 sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 7-10: 12 sc (4 rows)
F.o.

Don’t cut the yarn when you’ll finish the second leg!

From the second leg: 3 ch, join with the first leg. Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 11: 12 sc on the 1st leg, sc in next 3 ch, 12 sc on 2nd leg, sc in next 3 ch (opposite side) (30)
R 12-15: 30 sc (4 rows)
For the koala in pants crochet R 16 BLO and change the yarn to sweater color.
R 16: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 17-20: 24 sc (4 rows)
R 21: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 22: 18 sc
Attach arms in the next row (crochet sc of the arm and sc of the body together) or sew them to the body later.
R 23: 3 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 1st arm, 5 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 2nd arm, 2 sc (18)
R 24: (4 sc, dec) * 3 (15)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.