Crochet, Free Crochet Patterns

Extra Large Fidget Toy to Crochet

I have seen a bunch of tiny crochet fidget toy patterns, and those are great for stealth fidgeting, but I got interested in making a bigger, fluffier one! Because of the mobius construction you can pull the ruffle through the center opening – well, forever.

Crochet pattern for an extra large fidget toy. Pattern from Hooked for Life.

This type of crochet fidget toy has a couple of extra benefits – it’s soft and pretty, quiet to pay with, unbreakable, and washable when you make it in acrylic yarn like I did!

Please click here to add this pattern to your Ravelry queue or purchase an ad-free PDF.

If you are looking for the small, pocket sized version, check out this other post!

Finished Size: Approximately 6 1/2” wide x 4” tall.


1 skein Red Heart Super Saver Stripes in the Retro Stripes colorway

Crochet Hook size 4.50mm or size needed to create a firm fabric. Gauge not critical for this pattern.

Locking stitch marker


Ch-3 counts as 1 dc

Fun crochet fidget toy - free pattern from Hooked for Life Publishing


Crochet Fidget Toy Pattern:

Ch 17

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. 15 dc

Rnd 1: Set up to work in the round in a Mobius (see videos if needed) by joining in the bottom of Row 1, adding a 180 degree twist. Ch 3, place marker in that st, put 2 more dc in the same sp as the rnd join, 3 dc in (bottom) of each of next 14 dc, continue the round by working in the top of Row 1, placing 3 dc in each dc. Join rnd with sl st in marked st. 90 dc

Note: Now is a good time to weave in your starting tail, closing the gap between the first and last dc in the round if there is one. It will be hard to reach later.

Rnds 2- 3: Ch 3, place marker in that st, work 2 more dc in same sp as rnd join, 3 dc in each dc around. Join rnd with sl st in marked st. 270 dc after Rnd 2, 810 dc after Rnd 3.

Rnd 4: Dealers choice on edging – see video for three options – but the toy in the photos was simply sl st in each st around.

End off, weave in ends.

Free crochet pattern for Extra Large Fidget Toy from Hooked for Life Publishing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *