Whale crochet applique free pattern

Looking for a quick and easy crochet project that you can whip up in very little time, that get adorable results this week? Mr. Steve the whale crochet applique might be a perfect fit for you.

fish crochet applique free pattern

Well, I whipped up this tutorial for us to enjoy. Mr.Steve can be used in many different creative way, make a garland, add a finishing touch to your crochet hat or a T-shirt?

For this project you will need to know crochet basic stitches. 
How to make a magic adjustable ring, half double crochet and double crochet. If you are absolute beginner, check this out. how to make magic ring.

Let’s start with a supplies.
- I used scraps yarn because Mr.Steve quite a small whale
- 3.50mm crochet hook (you can make the whale bigger or smaller by using bigger or smaller size crochet hooks)

5 Easy and fun crochet applique-free pattern

appliqueGet PDF pattern of 5 easy and fun free crochet applique. Let's make cute crochet animal applique to decorate your crochet project. Each animal are fun and can whip up so fast. Great for beginner.

If you are not already a Craftsy member, then sign up for free first then you can download from my Craftsy page.  After login simply add the pattern to your card and then checkout - No Payment or address details are required as these are electronic patterns.

Here I made A video tutorial for Mr.Steve please check them out.

Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 7sc in ring (7 sts)

2sc in each st around (14 sts)

(*Sc in next st, 2sc in next st*) repeat 4 time then sc next stitch and chain 6 then

turn next stitch from hook ( make  hdc,hdc,dc in the same stitch)

then sl st next, sl st next, chain 2 turn (make hdc,hdc,dc in the same stitch and sl st in the same stitch) 

 We are almost done here so go for the whale body sl st next, sl st next, next hdc, next dc, next dc, next sc, next sl st, next sl st, next sl st, next sl st.

Simple and cute crochet applique, right?!


Leave a comment if you love it!
I hope you enjoy this free pattern.

Happy crocheting!


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Jane is the founder and author of jennyandteddy.com. she love all things cute, like to baked yummy goodness. Jennyandteddy.com is a place where she can shared her easy DIY project, craft, crochet and simple life.


  1. wendy says:

    he’s so cute! Thanks for sharing the pattern

  2. jane says:

    Thanks you for stopping by Wendy.

  3. Natalia says:

    Tan lindo! gracias por compartirlo.
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  4. jane says:

    thank you.

  5. Ana lopes says:

    So lovely!!! Thanks so much for sharing the great tutorial! Would love to have you visit me sometime.
    Have a fabulous day!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  6. jane says:

    thanks ana for stopping by.

  7. Very cute! Thanks so much for linking up on Hookin On Hump Day!
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  8. jane says:

    Lve to join your link party Tamara.

  9. Regina says:

    He is so cute! Thanks so much for sharing! Would be great on a summer hat :)

  10. jane says:

    I am glad you like him.

  11. June says:

    Thank You so much for this lovely little pattern for a extremely nice little whale – it is soooo cute <3 love it love it love it -

  12. jane says:

    thank for stopping by , you got a lovely blog.

  13. Katie Smith says:

    I love whales!! These are so cute I just made one. :)

  14. jane says:

    Thank you. I am glad you like them and you have a lovely blog.

  15. Lauren says:

    ADORABLE! I love this pattern. Whales are so stinkin’ cute. Pinning for future reference. Like maybe later today :)

  16. jane says:

    thanks Lauren.

  17. Victoria says:

    This is so adorable I think I may make some and add them to the bottom of a skirt for summer. Love it!

  18. Diane says:

    Very lovely , i’ll make some to put on white t-shirt

    thanks for this pattern

  19. Tram says:

    thank you so much, so lovely :)

  20. jane says:

    thanks for stopping by Tram!

  21. Diane says:

    Cute pattern, inexpensive to make, great for a boy or girl, multiple uses. I’m sure I’ll use it often. Thanks for sharing.

  22. jane says:

    Thanks for you sweets comment.

  23. Jessica says:

    What kind of yarn do you use? I love the way this looks when finish, for some reason, mine come out fuzzy.

  24. jane says:

    Hi Jessica,
    I used cotton yarn for happy whale.

  25. Jenn says:

    I love your cute appliqués. Can I use them to put on pacifier clips to sell?

  26. jane says:


  27. Ohh these are so cute and adorable!!!! They make me squeal in delight!
    Please come share these at my link party! I hope to see you there!
    Have a happy week!
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  28. jane says:

    thank you will do.

  29. Louise says:

    I have been making a few bibs, and I find these little appliques are just the thing. Thanks for the free pattern

  30. Peggy says:


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  32. jane says:

    Wow that so cool , would love see see you cute baby bib. Share on my fanpage for everyone to see if you got the photo.
    Thank you for making this whale awesome.

  33. lilla says:
  34. Alicia says:

    I was looking for a cute appliqué to put on a cozy for my boys teacher, this was perfect! Thank you :0)

  35. Emily says:

    I love this idea since I have a baby shower in July and didn’t know what to do. I think might try a few a different aninales and have them strung together as a wall decaration.

  36. Ruth says:

    This pattern is so cute. Thanks for sharing. My sister loves whales & these will look very sweet on a lapghan. Keep up the easy-to follow pattern and video,

  37. tiziana says:

    Jane, you have magic hands! Adorable works. Ciao, Tiziana

  38. jane says:

    Hi Tiziana, Thank you for you kind comments, I hope these creations bring you as much joy as they do for me.

  39. jane says:

    HI Ruth, Thanks you for cheer me up. Please come and check out all the cute patterns.

  40. jane says:

    Hi Emily, Great idea the joy that these cute patterns bring to all is well worth the effort. Feel free to ask me if you have any question and happy crochet!

  41. jane says:

    Hi Alicia, welcome to jennyandteddy applique on a cozy what a great idea. I am sure teacher gonna love that.

  42. Tiziana says:


  43. Mishka Terry says:

    I am in love! How cute, thank you for sharing.

  44. jane says:

    thank you for stopping by.

  45. Emily says:

    I had to watch the video to see what I was doing wrong. The pattern is written a little confusingly and had to watch the video and had to watch a video on magic rings. Thanks for the ideas on toys.

  46. Kavita says:

    Such an adorable whale. I will make lots of them for my kids. They just love playing with fish (every specie is just fish for them). :) :)

  47. Kavita says:

    I forgot to say. Thanks a ton for the pattern. You are a magician.

  48. eileen says:

    this is the best, cannot get better, if you fail to understand one there are back up info plus a pattern i love your sty’le also easy to follow i wish there were more websits like your website. if one has any crochet knowledge one can follow your patterns. please continue all the best to you and your team

  49. jane says:

    Hi Eileen, Thank you so much for your comments. It sounds like you are as passionate about crochet as me, Yipiee!!! So happy that you loved my cute little whale pattern. I hope it brings joy for the recipient.
    Lots of love Jane of http://www.Jennyandteddy.com.

  50. debbie says:

    Thank you so very much for your awesome patterns!!!! I donate blankets, scarves to my church…

    You are bringing so much joy to many, many children!!!

    I am truly grateful!!!

    Best regards,


  51. jane says:

    Hi Debbie,
    Thanks for your lovely comment, you just made my day.

  52. Robin says:

    Cute and easy pattern! Thank you!

  53. jane says:

    Hi Robin,
    I am glad you love it.

  54. natascha alexandra says:

    i just made 1 whale & i ♥ him, gonna make some more (and made a little fish + a heart ) all soooo cute ♥♥♥ TX

  55. jane says:

    Hi Natacha,Thank you, I am glad to hear you like them.

  56. vickie says:

    Thankyou so much for sharing!

  57. dina says:

    please cold you post the crchet seahorse aplique patern?
    i can not find it and it is so pretty

  58. jane says:

    Hi Dina,
    Thank you so much for visite my blog but I did not have crochet pattern for seahorse.

  59. rebecca says:

    Thanks for the pattern very cute. Putting him a container I made to cover up my bacterial wipes.

  60. jane says:

    thanks you for stopping by Rebecca.

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  62. Marsha says:

    He is so cute love, love, love do you think he could be turned into a whale bookmark

  63. Marsha says:

    Love, love, love, he is the cutest whale ever. Do you think he could be turned into a whale bookmark

  64. jane says:

    Hi Marsha, wow that was a great idea, you can attached some long platted thread and make a tassle on the end.

  65. jane says:

    Will Do Amy.

  66. Gail E. Kraft says:

    This pattern is so adorable. I made two and crocheted them together, after putting a little stuffing in, and now there are four of these adorable whales hanging from my Great-Niece’s mobile in her bedroom. She loves them. I used all bright colours. Thank you.

  67. jane says:

    Hi Gail,I am glad to hear that this little happy whale are great mobile decorate for your Niece bedroom.

  68. So cute! I just made one to put on top of a binky holder. Keep the free patterns coming.

  69. Chris says:

    Thanks so much. You don’t know how much this helps the ones of us who can not create these patterns!

  70. jane says:

    your welcome Chris, please come back for more.

  71. jane says:

    your welcome Julia.

  72. Jessica says:

    I Love it, how can I make it larger? Like 3xs the size it is?

  73. jane says:

    Hi Jessica, Tomake them bigger just use bigger yarn and hook.

  74. Christina says:

    Thank you for making this so easy to follow. I am brand new at crochet
    And I love this!!! I am going to put them on barefoot sandals and hairbows :)

  75. jane says:

    your welcome and thanks for stopping by Christina.

  76. Love love love the little whale ,I’m making mermaid outfits for prop pictures. They make a really cute top. Thanks

  77. jane says:

    thank you.

  78. These whales are adorable!! Thanks so much for sharing your pattern!

  79. jane says:

    Thanks Lindsay.

  80. Teresa says:

    That whale is the cutest thing. I’ll be using your pattern for sure, thank you for sharing.
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  81. Rebecca says:

    I love the step by step photos! I cannot wait to make this little whale.

  82. jane says:

    Thanks Rebecca.

  83. Rebecca says:

    Cute pattern! I like that you included a video along with it.

  84. Rebecca says:

    Whoops! I forgot that I had already commented. I just finished my first whale and it is sooo cute. I think I’m going to make a bunch and attach them to party hats for my son’s first birthday party. Thanks so much for the detailed tutorials.

  85. Amber L. says:

    This is so stinking cute!

  86. Nicola Wands says:

    Awesome free pattern quick and easy thankyou for sharing it with us xxx

  87. Trish says:

    These are so adorable. I love them. Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing them at The Southern Special. I will be featuring these at the next party. I hope to see you there.

  88. jane says:

    Thank you so much Trish.

  89. Josephine Putnam says:

    Too cute…and easy to make. Thanks

  90. Dragica says:


    I work with embroidered dresses for girls and crochet applications
    and I sell
    I wonder if I can use The Whale
    there are copyright and can not use if I have not permission
    Thank you

  91. jane says:

    yes, you can but do not sell the pattern.

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