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Crochet Macaron Pattern – Amigurumi Sweets

Here’s a perfect crochet macaron pattern to indulge your sweet tooth! With this macaron amigurumi recipe, you’ll be able to recreate the beautiful round shells along with a creamy and delicious filling. It’s light, delicate, and an utter treat!

Crochet Macaron Pattern

It’s been awhile since I did a free crochet pattern for amigurumi food. One of my popular posts happens to be my crochet sushi pattern, but this time around I thought it’d be fun to venture into amigurumi sweets. Both are fun and fast projects and they make great little trinkets you can do a a lot of things with.

Crochet Macaron Amigurumi - Free Pattern

Normally for my amigurumis, I work with worsted weight, acrylic yarn, but well the crochet macaron is so delicate, it required a yarn with a little more finesse. And Lovecrafts was so very awesome, and they sent me the yarn for this project.

I chose to work with the Paintbox Yarn, Cotton DK yarn. It’s a more thinner yarn and made from 100% cotton. It’s a great natural yarn to work with and I really love how the yarn works up. Lovecrafts also have a beautiful array of colors to choose from, and I thought the pastel colors would work wonderfully for my mini macarons.

Paint Box Yarn Cotton DK for amigurumi

I had to make various batches of macarons before I was satisfied with overall shape and structure of my crochet macaron. Just like a real macaron, you make 2 different shells for it, a top and a bottom. And then I sewed them together in a very particular way. I found this was the best way, so that both the top and bottom looked equally perfect and balanced.
Macaron Crochet Shape

The more macarons there are, the prettier they look! So make as many as you want. You can stack them in a row.

You can stack them on top of each other. They all look gorgeous no matter which way.
Macaron Amigurumi Stack

And to make your crochet macaron extra special, I’ve also included some bonus patterns of some delicious toppings you can put on top of them.

Here’s a pink macaron amigurumi topped with the perfect combo of strawberries ’n cream.
Strawberry Crochet Macaron - Free Amigurumi Pattern

A Zesty Lime Macaron
Lime Macaron Amigurumi

Sweet Blueberry Macaron
Blueberry Macaron Crochet - Free Pattern

Peach Macaron with Strawberry Topping

I hope you’ll enjoy this free crochet pattern for macaron. Go wild, combining different flavors and colors together. If you’d like to see which colors I chose from Lovecrafts Paintbox DK Cotton yarn, I’ve also written the specific colors below in my supplies section. And I’d definitely love to see what delightful confectioneries you guys make. So be sure to tag me on Instagram or Facebook with your projects!

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If you enjoyed this pattern, you may enjoy these other tasty free crochet patterns!
Cute Amigurumi Food Patterns - Free
1. Sushi Crochet Pattern // 2. Mochi Cat and Riceball Kitty // 3. S’mores Kitty Mod // 4. Mushroom Amigurumi

Macaron Crochet Tutorial Video

See the Macaron amigurumi in action and crochet along with me!

Watch this video on YouTube.

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Crochet Macaron - Free Amigurumi Pattern

LEVEL: Easy Intermediate

CROCHET HOOK: 3.75mm size

Paintbox Yarns Cottton DK yarn
Colors I’ve used in this project include:
– Blush Pink
– Lipstick Pink
– Champagne White
– Peach Orange
– Misty Grey
– Washed Teal
– Dolphin Blue
– Slate Green
– Mustard Yellow
– Lime Green
– Slate Green
(This color bundle pack actually has quite a lot of the colors I’ve used)

Polyester Fiberfill
Yarn Needle
– Stich Marker
– Scissors

SIZE: Approximately 1.25in/3.2cm in diameter. With toppings about 1.5in/3.8cm tall

ABBREVIATIONS: Using American Standard Crochet Terms

ch – chain
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sl2tog – slip stitch 2 together aka slip stitch decrease

Macaron Amigurumis

Crochet Macaron – Free Amigurumi Pattern

Color A = Macaron Shell Color
Color B = Filling color

Round 1: With color A (shell color), 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around – 18 sc.

Round 4A: In front loop only, [slst2tog, sl st in next 7 st] around – 16 sl st.

Round 4B: In back loop only, [slst2tog, sl st in next 7 st] around – 16 sl st.

Round 5: With color B (filling color), sl st in each st around – 16 sl st.
Fasten off, leaving a short tail.

How to Crochet Macaron Shell

Repeat Rounds 1-4a only.
Fasten off, leaving a super long tail.


This is the part the macaron magic happens! It’s very important to sew in a specific fashion to get that perfect macaron look. You actually sew around the macaron twice! You can also watch how I sew my macaron together here.

1. With the super long tail, sew the bottom shell and top shell together. Make sure the proper sides are facing outward before sewing. See photo tutorial below to see which stitches to sew into for the perfect macaron look.

2. Before completely closing up your macaron, make sure to stuff, and then finish sewing.

3. You will continue to sew around AGAIN, but this time loop your yarn needle through all 3 layers (top shell, filling, and bottom shell) to bring the shells tighter together for a more polished look for your macaron. See photo tutorial below for reference.

4. Hide and cut all ends.

5. Your cute Macaron is now ready! Make a bunch to put in a long box, or go the extra mile and put some tasty toppings on top.

6. Share your project with me on my Instagram! @ami_amour

Assembling your Crochet Macaron Amigurumi


Crochet Macaron Toppings

PUFF STITCH = Yarn over, insert hook into specified st, yarn over and draw up a loop (you’ll have 3 loops on hook). Yarn over, insert hook through same st, draw up a loop again. You will now have 5 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops. Ch 1 to close the Puff Stitch.

With white yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring, sl st to first sc.

Round 2: Puff st in each st around – 6 Puff st.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

With red yarn
Round 1: Ch 2, 4 Puff st into 2nd ch from hook – 4 Puff st.
Sl st to first Puff st.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Do not stuff.

With green yarn
Ch 2, sl st back into first ch, [ch 2, sl st back 2 ch] 4 times.
You will have 5 points in the end.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Curve the Berry into a ball and sew the Leaf to the top of the Berry.

With blue yarn

Round 1: Ch 2, 4 Puff st into 2nd ch from hook – 4 Puff st.
Sl st to first Puff st.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Do not stuff.

CITRUS SLICE (can be lime, lemon, orange, grapefruit depending on what colors you use!)
These are the colors for a lime slice

Round 1: With white yarn, 6 sc into magic ring,

Round 2: With light green yarn, 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: With dark green yarn, sl st in each st around – 12 sl st.
Fold in half, and sew closed.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Shape into crescent shape and sew down.

Amigurumi Macaron Toppings - Free Pattern

Macaron Free Crochet Pattern

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