No-Sew Crochet Mouse Pattern

Make an adorable little mouse with this quick and easy crochet mouse pattern. It would make a great addition to your next market/craft fair or a fun gift.

Two grey crocheted mice sitting side by side in front of some Autumn leaves.

While mice may not be everyone’s cup of tea, this crochet mouse pattern is just too stinking cute, wouldn’t you agree?

A light grey crochet mouse sitting on a wood round with two small pine cones.

How to Crochet a Mouse

This crochet mouse pattern is worked in a continuous spiral from the top down in the same style as most of my other no-sew patterns and uses mostly basic stitches.

We’ll begin by chaining 2 and working 6 single crochet into the second chain from hook. This is my preferred starting method when using plush yarn.

Even though it can be a bit tricky to get them in, we’ll be adding the eyes after we crochet the first bobble stitch round as they help with placement.

Once the head and body is finished we’ll add a sweet little face and crochet the ears and tail directly onto the mouse.

Two light grey crochet mice sitting side by side in front of brown Autumn leaves.

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Why You’ll Love This Crochet Mouse Pattern

  • Basic stitches: Uses mostly single crochet stitches.
  • No-sew: Doesn’t require any sewing aside from hiding ends and adding facial features.
  • Instant gratification: Can be finished in less than an hour.

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  • Super bulky yarn in light grey (I used Premier Yarns Parfait Chunky in Mushroom)
  • DK weight yarn in pink for the nose and tail (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Blush Pink)
  • 4.5mm crochet hook
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • 8mm safety eyes
  • 4 ply yarn in black or black embroidery floss
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Stitch marker, yarn needle, scissors

Abbreviations (US Terms)

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase
  • invdec – invisible decrease
  • FLO – front loop only
  • bo – bobble stitch
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st/s – stitch/es
  • […] – repeat the instructions in brackets
  • (…) – indicates stitch count at end of round

Special Stitches

Bobble Stitch (bo)

  1. Yarn over.
  2. Insert your hook into the indicated stitch.
  3. Yarn over and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook).
  4. Yarn over and pull through first 2 loops (2 loops on hook).
  5. Repeat steps 1-4 three more times in the same stitch (5 loops on hook).
  6. Yarn over and pull though all 5 loops on hook.
  7. Push bobble to the right side of fabric.

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Finished Size

The finished mouse measures approximately 3″ (7.5cm) tall not including the tail. Size may vary depending on tension and materials used.


Gauge is not important in this pattern. Use a hook size to match your chosen yarn. Make sure that your stitches are tight enough to prevent stuffing showing through and adjust hook size if necessary.


  • Pieces are worked in a continuous spiral. Mark the first stitch of each round with a removable stitch marker.
  • All bobble stitches are worked in the front loop only.

Pattern Instructions

Mouse (4.5mm hook, light grey super bulky yarn)

R1: Ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook (6)

R2: [Inc] x6 (12)

R3: [Sc, inc] x6 (18)

R4-6: [Sc] x18 (18) 3 rounds

R7: [Sc, invdec] x6 (12)

R8: [FLO sc] x12 (12)

R9: 4 sc, FLO bo, 3 sc, FLO bo, 3 sc (12)

Insert safety eyes between R5 and R6, 3 sts apart.

Stuff the head and continue to stuff as you go.

R10: [Sc] x12 (12)

R11: 4 sc, FLO bo, 3 sc, FLO bo, 3 sc (12)

R12: [Sc, invdec] x4 (8)

Cut the yarn leaving a tail and pull through last st. Weave the yarn tail through the front loops only of the final round and pull to close. Hide the end inside the mouse.

Facial Details

Using pink DK weight yarn, sew a nose between R5 and R6, centred between the eyes (approximately 1 st long). Sew over it 3-4 times or until you have your desired look.

Using 4 ply black yarn or black embroidery floss, make a single vertical st down from the centre of the nose over 1.5 rounds.


Starting on the right with the mouse facing up, insert your hook into a stitch in R3 approximately 1.5 stitches away from the eye. Place light grey yarn on your hook and pull through.

Ch 2, 6 hdc in second ch from hook (6)

Insert your hook through the back loop of the first hdc and sl st in the same space in R3.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Repeat on the other side starting from the top of the head.

Tail (2.5mm hook, pink DK weight yarn)

With a slip knot on your hook, join pink yarn with a slip stitch at the centre back of the body between R11 and R12.

Ch 21, sl st in second ch from hook and in each ch across (20)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Gently stretch and manipulate the tail to straighten it out.

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