Baby Brontosaurus Pattern

Baby Brontosaurus will be the first in a series of baby dinosaur patterns that I will be sharing over the next couple of weeks! I’m very excited about this project. If you have any questions about the pattern, do get in touch and I would be happy to clear up any confusion.

The pattern for the brontosaurus egg will be published in a separate post.

For this project, you will need yarn for the head, body and legs of the dinosaur, black thread for the eyes, a crochet hook, sewing needle, and fiberfill.

I used Cascade Yarns Avalon and a 3.5mm crochet hook. The crochet abbreviations (US) are at the bottom of the post, if you need them for reference.

Step 1: Tail, Body, and Head

Magic Ring           6sc                       (6)

Rows 2-4               6sc                       (6)

(Pull Magic Ring closed tight.)

Row 5                    1sc + 1inc            (9)

Rows 6-9              9sc                         (9)

Row 10                 2sc + 1inc             (12)

Row 11                 3sc + 1inc             (15)

Row 12                 4sc + 1inc             (18)

Row 13                 5sc + 1inc             (21)

Row 14                 6sc + 1inc             (24)

Rows 15-24          24sc                       (24)

Row 25                 6sc + 1dec            (21)

STUFF (fiberfill)

Row 26                 5sc + 1dec            (18)

Row 27                 4sc + 1dec            (15)

Row 28                 3sc + 1dec            (12)

Row 29                 2sc + 1dec            (9)

STUFF (fiberfill)

Rows 30-32          9sc                        (9)

Row 33                 1sc + 1dec           (6)

Rows 34,35          6sc                        (6)

Row 36                 1sc + 1inc            (9)

Rows 37,38          9sc                        (9)

STUFF (fiberfill)

Row 39                 1sc + 1dec           (6)

Row 40                 1dec                     (3)

Sl st. and tie off. Tuck yarn in head.

Step 2: Legs x4

Magic Ring            6sc                        (6)

Rows 2-4                6sc                        (6)

(Pull Magic Ring closed tight.)

Sl st. and leave tail for sewing.

Sew legs onto body of brontosaurus.

Step 3: Eyes x2

Thread needle with black thread and sew two black dots onto the head of the brontosaurus. (Sorry I forgot to take pictures of this step!)

Now you have your very own baby brontosaurus! I hope you found the instructions easy to follow and that the pictures were helpful. Most importantly, I hope you are happy with the result. Until next week!

Crochet Abbreviations (US)

sc: single crochet

inc: increase

dec: decrease

Sl st: slipstitch


This pattern is also available as a PDF. Baby Brontosaurus Pattern


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