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House Elf from Harry Potter - Free Pattern

Updated: Mar 20, 2023


Amigurumi crochet house elf from Harry Potter & Hogwarts Legacy

Show your house pride by making your own little house elves from the Harry Potter films and Hogwarts Legacy game - dress them up with their own clothes and show off your house pride with a scarf from Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw.


February 2023 the incredible game Hogwarts Legacy came out with a lot of support and sales from all over the world. The game has given the house elves from the books a great come back giving us a peek into the lives and struggles of the house elf.


These hard little workers deserve their own crochet pattern! Crochet them as cute little amigurumi keychains or as a full sized plushie. Get creative with their clothing too!




This free crochet pattern is perfect for the advanced beginner.

US terminology is used for this pattern.

List of materials

Yarn

- Cotton yarn by Sostrene & Grene(Drops Alpaca & Nord used in cover photo)

- Linen (body) - Cream (shirt)

- Dark red (scarf)

- Yellow (embroidery details


Tools

- 2 mm. crochet hook

- Embroidery needle for attaching body parts and embroidery details

- Polyfill stuffing

- 4mm. safety eyes for doll (3mm safety eyes used in combination with Drops Alpaca/Nord yarn)

- Sharp scissors

- Pins to pin down parts



Amigurumi crochet house elf from Harry Potter & Hogwarts Legacy

Head Linen colour

1

sc6 in mr

6

2

*inc*

12

3

*sc, inc*

18

4

*sc2, inc*

24

5

sc around

24

6

*sc3, inc*

30

7-13

sc around

30

Place 4mm safety eyes in row 7 with 8st in between.

Stuff head as you go.

14

*sc3, dec*

24

15

*sc2, dec*

18

16

*sc, dec*

12

17

*dec*

16

Finish off and sew hole closed. Make indentations for the eyes.

Check this tutorial to learn how.

Ears

Linen colour

1

sc6 in mr

6

2

sc around

6

3

Sc, inc, sc2, dec

6

4

*sc, inc*

9

5

*sc, inc*, sc

13

6

*sc2, inc*, sc

17

7

sc around

17

8

*sc, dec*, sc2

12

​Leave a long tail for sewing and cut yarn. Make second ear. Pin down and attach onto head later.

Nose

Linen colour

1

sc5 in mr

5

2

Sc, inc, sc, dec

5

3

Sc2, inc, sc2

6

4

*sc2, inc*

8

​Make a slst and leave a long tail for sewing and cut yarn. Pin down on face and attach onto head later.

Legs + Body

Linen colour

1

Ch4, sc2, 3sc, sc, inc

8

2

Inc, sc, 2hdc 3 times, sc2, inc

13

3

Sc around in BLO

13

4

Sc around

13


Cut out a piece of plastic for the soles and slide inside foot.

See blog post with a tutorial here.

5

Sc4, dec 3 times, sc3

10

6

Sc4, dec, dec, sc2

8

7-12

sc around x6

8

- Cut yarn, make 2nd leg. Do the same for 2nd leg

- Insert hook in 6th stitch of right leg. Sc1, ch2, insert hook 6th stitch of left leg, sc. Place marker in this sc.

We’ll start counting from 1 again. :)

1

Sc7 in leg, sc2 in ch, sc8 in leg, inc in ch, sc in ch, sc in leg

21

2-8

Sc around x7

21

9

Dec, sc3, dec, sc8, dec, sc4

18

10

*dec*

9

11-12

Sc around x2

9

Stuff neck. Cut yarn. Attach head onto body.





Arms x2

Linen colour

1

sc6 in mr

6

2

*sc2, inc*

8

3

Sc around

6

4

*sc2, dec*

6

5

Sc, dec, sc3

5

6-10

sc around x5

5

Leave long tail, cut yarn. Make second arm.


Shirt

Cream

1

Ch20

20

2

hdc19

19

3

Hdc2, ch6, skip 3st, hdc9, ch6, skip 3st, hdc2, ch1, turn

25

4

Hdc25, ch1, turn

25

5

Hdc8, 2hdc, hdc7, 2hdc, hdc8, ch1, turn

26

6-8

Hdc26, ch1, turn

26


Leave long tail for sewing. Put on shirt and sew back closed.

Scarf

Dark red

1

Ch56

56

2

Hdc55, ch1, turn

55

3-4

Hdc in BLO, ch1, turn

55

Leave long tail, cut yarn. Embroider plus signs in yellow.

Wrap scarf around neck.

Feel free to share your results and pictures on social media. Don't forget to tag me @CrochetHappyPlushie




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