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Crocheting Amigurumi With Bernat Velvet Yarn Patterns: Top Picks

Bernat Velvet Yarn is a bulky, 100% polyester yarn with a soft, chenille texture to it. It has a luxurious-looking shein to it, making it an excellent material for anything from home decor to winter accessories. Another type of project that this yarn is, perhaps surprisingly, great for, is amigurumi toys. So if you’re looking for some great Bernat Velvet Yarn amigurumi crochet patterns, you’ve come to the right place!

What Can You Crochet With Bernat Velvet Yarn?

While we’ll be talking about amigurumi projects here, that is far from the only thing you can crochet using Bernat Velvet Yarn. Since this bulky yarn is quite warm and snuggly, it makes for the perfect material for wintertime projects, such as scarves, hats, mittens, and blankets. The velvety touch also makes this yarn great for decorative pillows and afghans. But we’re here to discuss amigurumi patterns using Bernat Velvet Yarn, so without further ado, let’s jump straight into it!


The Best Bernat Velvet Yarn Amigurumi Patterns


Flip-Flop Raccoon

Despite generally being considered pests, raccoons are among the most adorable, beloved wild animals out there. If you agree, you’ll surely love this easy Flip-Flop Raccoon Pattern. The project works up quite quickly and requires next-to-no sewing, making it a great last-minute gift idea.


Flip-Flop Elephant

Flip-Flop Raccoon’s big cousin, this Flip-Flop Elephant is everything you’ll ever want in a plushie. It is cute, infinitely huggable, and unbelievably soft to the touch. As a bonus, the pattern comes with an optional red scarf and Santa hat, just in time for the holidays.


Flip-Flop Giraffe

Yet another adorable animal from the Flip-Flop family, this Flip-Flop Giraffe will make for an awesome gift for any wildlife-loving toddler. And the fun doesn’t stop there – the Flip-Flop crew also includes a kitty, teddy, bunny, cow, and more!


Bernat Velvet Valentine Crochet Bear Pattern

Nothing says “I love you” better than a hand-crafted gift that we pour our time, energy, and emotions into. That is exactly what makes this Bernat Velvet Valentine Crochet Bear so special. Make next Valentine’s Day one to remember with this adorable, snuggly teddy.


Big Bernat Velvet Crochet Bear

Let’s say you really like the Valentine crochet bear, but you’d like one that’s not holiday-specific. And let’s say you want it to be much, much bigger. We’ve got you covered! This Big Bernat Velvet Crochet Bear is almost three times bigger than its Valentine’s counterpart and it comes without the heart detail on the belly. 


Bernat Peachy Pillow Crochet Amigurumi Pattern

Amigurumi projects are usually animal-inspired, but that’s what makes this Bernat Peachy Pillow Crochet Amigurumi Pattern all the more special. In addition to Bernat Velvet, the pattern also uses a little bit of Bernat Super Value Yarn in shades Lush and White for the details.


Bernat Florence the Fungi Crochet Toy Pattern

Yet another non-animal amigurumi project, Florence the Fungi is an anthropomorphic mushroom that is guaranteed to steal your heart. What’s more, this is an easy-level pattern, so even if you’re not too experienced as a crocheter, you can still have your own Florence.


Bernat Fat Cat Crochet Stuffie Pattern

This pattern and the other two below technically don’t use Bernat Velvet, but rather Bernat Baby Velvet Yarn, which is one category lighter (worsted-weight). Still, one look at this Fat Cat Crochet Stuffie will tell you why we couldn’t resist including them on our list.


Bernat Crochet Elephant Stuffie Pattern

If you like elephants, but the Flip-Flop Elephant Pattern wasn’t what you’re looking for, maybe this Bernat Crochet Elephant Stuffie will be more up your alley. The simple, round shape and larger details make this pattern quite easy, even for inexperienced crocheters.


Bernat Crochet Velvet Bunny Pattern

The last pattern on our list is this cute Bernat Crochet Velvet Bunny. The intermediate-level pattern is a nod to classic toys our parents and grandparents grew up playing with. It makes for a beautiful gift for a toddler, or even a baby.


Conclusion

With that, we have concluded our list of fun amigurumi projects you can make with Bernat Velvet Yarn (and a few you can make using Bernat Baby Velvet instead). If you’re still a beginner, don’t worry – amigurumi projects often look more complicated than they actually are. After all, you can only get better at crocheting stuffies with consistent practice. And if you’re already an experienced crocheter, we’re sure you’ll find these projects just as fun as some more challenging ones. Happy crocheting!


Crocheting Amigurumi With Bernat Velvet Yarn: FAQ


Can you use Bernat Blanket Yarn for amigurumi?

Yes, you can use Bernat Blanket Yarn for amigurumi. Although amigurumi projects usually involve lighter-weight yarns, a bulky yarn such as Bernat Blanket can also be used.


What to crochet with Bernat Velvet Yarn?

Aside from amigurumi toys, Bernat Velvet Yarn is also an excellent material for wintertime items and accessories, such as shawls and scarves, beanies, mittens, blankets, and more.


What size hook for Bernat Velvet amigurumi?

Overall, Bernat Velvet calls for a size K crocheting hook. However, you should always refer to the pattern and use the hook or gauge specified there.