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Crochet Little Oyster

Create your very own miniature oyster using the art of crochet. This fun and creative project will allow you to showcase your skills while also adding a unique piece to your collection. By following a simple pattern and using the right materials, you can bring this adorable little oyster to life. Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, this project is perfect for all skill levels. You can customize the colors and details to make it truly your own, adding a personal touch to your creation. Once finished, you can display your crochet little oyster as a cute decoration or give it as a thoughtful handmade gift to a friend or loved one. Let your creativity shine through as you embark on this delightful crochet project.

Little Oyster

Beginner. Knowledge needed of chains (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), increases and decreases.


  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn, 100% acrylic, worsted weight, 364 yds/7 oz/198 g, Shell Color (SHELL), < 1 ball; Baby Pink (PNK), < 1 ball.
  • Furls Odyssey G (4.00 mm) hook
  • Two 15mm colored round-pupil safety eyes
  • Polyfil stuffing
  • Tapestry needle


4” in diameter x 3” tall


8 sts x 8 rows in sc = 2” x 2”

Pattern Notes

  • Work in continuous rounds. Do not slip stitch unless otherwise specified by the pattern.
  • Weave in attachment ends at very end of project in case piece require repositioning.


With PNK, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook.(6)

Rnd 2: Inc in each st around. (12)

Rnd 3: [Sc, inc] 6 times. (18)

Rnd 4: [2 sc, inc] 6 times. (24)

Rnd 5-7: Sc evenly around.

Insert safety eyes between Rnds 5 and 6, 4 stitches apart.

Rnd 8: [2 sc, dec] 6 times.(18)

Rnd 9: [sc, dec] 6 times. (12)


Rnd 10: Dec 6 times. (6)

Cut yarn leaving a long tail. Using yarn needle, thread through the back loops of remaining 6 stitches and pull tight. Bind off and weave in ends.


(Make 2)

With Shell Color, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. (6)

Rnd 2: Inc in each st around. (12)

Rnd 3: [Sc, inc] 6 times. (18)

Rnd 4: [2 sc, inc] 6 times. (24)

Rnd 5: [3 sc, inc] 6 times. (30)

Rnd 6: [4 sc, inc] 6 times. (36)

Rnd 7: [3 dc in next st] 18 times, sl st. Leave remaining 18 sts unworked. (54 dc)

Bind off leaving a long tail for sewing.


Using long tails, sew shells together, wrong sides facing, along the back 18 stitches. Do not sew ruffled edge.

Stuff round piece into open shell with eyes facing out. Optional: anchor round piece to shell with a few stitches.

Weave in all attachment ends when parts are positioned as desired.

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