Amigurumi Hedgehog Crochet Pattern

Earn some real brownie points by hooking up this adorable amigurumi hedgehog, designed by Irene Strange, for your little one!

Simply Crochet issue 84 Hedgehog toy

Complete with his own basket and blanket, Irene Strange’s prickly picnicker is a fun project for advanced hooksters. Bring Hester Hedgehog out of hibernation with light beige and brown yarn and a whole lot of loop stitch to make his trademark spikes.


New to amigurumi? Then check out our ‘What is Amigurumi’ guide!

To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

  • DROPS Lima (65% wool, 35% alpaca, 50g/100m) in Light Beige, Brown (5610) and Rust Mix (0707)
  • DROPS Alpaca Bouclé (80% alpaca, 15% wool, 5% polyamide, 50g/140m) in Light Beige Mix (2020) and Brown Mix (0602)
  • 4mm (US G/6) hook
  • 2.75mm (US C/2) hook
  • 2 safety eyes, 10mm
  • Toy stuffing
  • Stitch markers

For yarn stockists contact Wool Warehouse on 01926 882818 or visit

You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing project in issue 84, or you can buy the individual pattern from Raverly here!


Simply Crochet issue 84 is also available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.

Simply Crochet issue84 Hedgehog toy pin