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The Most Adorable Crochet Baby Rattles – Free Patterns

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If you’re looking for a perfect crochet baby gift, you have certainly landed in the right corner of Woolpatterns today. Adorable Baby Rattles are perfectly sized toys for little hands to hold and shake! In addition, they give crafters so much room for creative color play.

Have you already decided on the colors you want to use in your nursery? What shades will suit your little ones’ preferences best? You have so many options here!

Crochet rattles also make unique gift ideas that can easily substitute for making baby sweaters or baby booties. These usually require more skill and time.

Moreover, you can easily transform a couple of rattles into a crochet baby mobile. The patterns we have selected are quick and easy to work on. Plus, you will surely have lots of fun customizing them with details such as bows or flowers. Well then, rummage through your stash for colorful scraps and get crocheting!

Check out these patterns under the links below. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Cute Dancing Hippos and Colorful Chevron Baby Blankets.

free crochet teething ring patterns

Elephant Teething Ring

Patterns as adorable as this one rarely are free, but Elisa’s project is available for all of us at no charge. Teething rings help babies soothe and keep their little hands busy.

If you have basic amigurumi skills, it will be easier for you to go through the instructions. However, you can try it regardless of your level. This small toy is not hard to make.

Level: intermediate Author: Elisa’s Crochet

crochet teething ring with an elephant head

photo by Elisa’s Crochet / elisascrochet.com

Find this pattern on elisascrochet.com.

Lion Crochet Teething Ring

If you don’t feel particularly confident in your amigurumi skills, a teething ring is a great place to start. All you need to make is a head – no body parts, no complicated sewing and assembling.

All you need to know to crochet its beautiful thick mane is a double crochet, chain and slip stitch technique. The designer behind Little Crochet Farm came up with an idea that you can use as a full-bodied toy too.

Level: intermediate Author: Little Crochet Farm

crochet teething ring in the shape of a lion head

photo by Little Crochet Farm/ littlecrochetfarm.com

Find this pattern on littlecrochetfarm.com.

free crochet baby rattle patterns

Rattle Princely Bunny 

These are two x-factors that make this crochet rattle pattern by Valentina MINDRU so captivating. Every queen of baby shower gifts needs this lovely bunny in her repertoire of magic tricks. They are full of a total cuteness and retro charm! 

Level: intermediate Author: Valentina MINDRU

Crochet Bunny

Find this pattern on ravelry.com.

Rabbit Rattle

Bunnies are soft and cuddly and so are these cute rattles by Hobbii Design! Make their floppy ears using soft and fluffy yarn, your little ones will thank you for that! As you see, the bunny motif is super popular in the world of crochet patterns for baby rattles. This lovely rattle pattern is so versatile it will easily work for both baby girl and baby boy.

Level: intermediate Author: Hobbii Design

Bunny Rattles

Find this pattern on hobbii.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Star Ring Rattle Teething Toy 

These colorful stars by Nadia Fuad are just perfect for beginners. Who doesn’t like a fun and easy project for relaxing evenings in front of the TV? You can easily adjust the size of the star by swapping for hooks. Be sure to give this teether crochet pattern a try!

Level: beginner Author: Nadia Fuad

Crochet Stars

Find this pattern on yarnutopia.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Hippo Rattle

This chubby hippo rattle crochet pattern looks so adorable! We love it, you love it, and the kids will surely love it as well!

This pattern written by awesome designers behind Crochet 365 Knit Too will be your go-to last-minute baby gift. It makes a really fun and quick toy pattern to crochet! Use worsted weight yarn to produce that delightful thick texture seen in the photo.

Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet 365 Knit Too

Crochet Hippo Rattle

Find this pattern on crochet365knittoo.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Grace – The Little Elephant Rattle

Are you running out of ideas on how to keep the babies busy and happy? Then crochet an adorable elephant rattle to entertain them! You can easily customize it with different colors as well as with small details such as bows. Loopsan will guide you!

Level: upper beginner Author: Loopsan

Elephant Rattle

Find this pattern on loopsan.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Amigurumi Bird Rattle – Paid Pattern 

With the help of this detailed paid pattern, you will be able to create an adorable bird rattle. If you’re familiar with amigurumi patterns, you will have no problems following the instructions by Mari-Liis Lille.

Level: intermediate Author: Mari-Liis Lille

Amigurumi Bird Rattles

Find this pattern on lilleliis.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Rattle Bear 

This colorful teddy rattle will bring a smile to your baby’s little face! Christine Harvey surprised us with a simple pattern, evidently suited for beginners and experienced crocheters who need to relax. We think you should definitely give it a go!

Level: beginner Author: Christine Harvey

Crochet Bear Rattle

Find this pattern on topcrochetpatterns.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Koala Rattle

This cute koala looks so fancy with its colorful bow! This pattern by Zuzanna Pabin is very basic and versatile. Keep it in your library, you will keep coming back to it! What colors will you choose for your first crochet rattle?

Level: beginner Author: Zuzanna Pabin

Crochet Koala Rattle

Find this pattern on ravelry.com.

Giraffe Rattle – Paid Pattern

We love this delightful giraffe rattle for the horns and the realistic colors! With the easy step-by-step pattern, you can create this beauty in no time.

It is a paid option, but we simply couldn’t resist to share this one with you! Adele Daisy Crochet rocks with her adorable crochet pattern!

Level: beginner Author: Adele Daisy Crochet

Amigurumi Giraffe Rattle

Find this pattern on etsy.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Fox Rattle

Bright and contrasting colors are a great way of catching the little ones’ attention. Babies will surely enjoy playing with this fox rattle, so it will be a lovely idea for a gift. With Crochet 365 Knit Too everything is so simple!

Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet 365 Knit Too

Amigurumi Fox Rattle

Find this pattern on crochet365knittoo.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Baby Rattle / Clutch Toy 

Let’s finish our list of the cutest crochet patterns for baby rattles with something classic. Simplicity is always a good idea, right? If you need a fun stash-buster project, check out this one by Kara Gunza! The toddlers in your family will love your work.

Level: beginner Author: Kara Gunza

Clutch Toy

Find this pattern on petalstopicots.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Bella the Butterfly Rattle

This butterfly rattle is so charming it just simply can’t be real. Just look at this smile and these deep black eyes!

We absolutely adore this pattern for a sweet butterfly rattle written by Shama Mohammed. Do you have enough colorful yarn in your stash? This pattern is a perfect gift idea for a baby girl!

Level: upper beginner Author: Shama Mohammed

Crochet Butterfly Rattle

Find this pattern on chaicoffeecrochet.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Bear Baby Rattle 

Look at these adorable crochet baby rattles! Our hearts melt when we look at the wonders deynega_yuly designed. Check out her Instagram profile right away for more inspiration! Plus, you are sure to find there even more free crochet baby patterns.

Level: upper beginner Author: deynega_yuly

Crochet Bear Baby Rattle

Find this pattern on instagram.com. The photos are on Instagram: top, bottom.

Sleepy Bunny Rattle

Amigurumi rattles always win our hearts! This one designed by Cuddly Stitches Craft has quite a beginner-friendly free pattern with step-by-step instructions. Crochet it for your little one or as a gift for expecting parents!

Level: upper beginner Author: Cuddly Stitches Craft

Crochet Bunny Rattle

Find this pattern on cuddlystitchescraft.com, or read more on ravelry.com.


What kind of yarn to choose for crochet baby rattles?

Whenever we crochet for newborns and toddlers, we always keep it in mind to use the best quality yarn! When it comes to yarn weights, the authors of crochet patterns for baby rattles usually recommend double knitting, worsted or aran. It’s really up to you which type of yarn you choose for your rattle project!

Are crochet baby rattles easy enough for beginners?

Yes, most baby rattle crochet patterns are easy enough for beginners! Some of them are more beginner-friendly than the others, obviously, but do not worry. Even if you are still at the beginning of your crochet journey, you will learn to make rattles with no issues!

How to choose the right colors for crochet baby rattles?

In the world of handmade toys, colors are among the key factors, right? They must attract the attention of our little ones and bring them as much joy as possible. You can experiment mixing pastels and bold shades, the effects will surely be adorable!

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