Crochet budgie

Crochet budgie

Why not crochet a particularly easy-care crochet budgie as a felo.

To crochet this budgie, I used as a basis a crochet pattern from Parivonne’s World which was adapted by me accordingly.

Material for crochet budgie

How to crochet budgie

With this tutorial you can crochet either a green or a blue budgie, depending on which wool colour you choose. The alternative colours are indicated in the headings of the individual sections.

Head (yellow)

The head is yellow in both alternatives, but of course you can also use white wool for the blue budgie if you don’t want to crochet a yellow face.

  • 1st round: 6 dc in a thread ringsee1crochet techniques[6].
  • Pull thread ring tightly together
Thread ring 05
  • 2nd rnd: each stitch verd. [12]
Head 01
  • 3rd round: 1 dc and 1 stitch doubled. [18]
  • 4th-9th rnd: 18 dc each [18]
Head 02

Body (light green or light blue)

Here you now have to decide whether you want to crochet a green or a blue budgie.

  • Color change2See crochet techniques
  • 1st rnd: 18 dc [18]
  • 2nd rnd: 8 stitches digested. + 10 dc [26]
  • 3rd-7th rnd: 26 dc each [26]
  • Screw in plastic eyes (approx. 6mm) on the right and left of the head
  • 8th round: decrease 2 dc + 1 stitch each. [20]
  • 9. rnd: 20 dc [20]
  • 10th round: decrease 2 dc + 1 stitch each. [15]
  • 11-13 rnd: 15 dc [15]


Tail feathers (dark green or dark blue)

  • Color change3See crochet techniques
  • 1st round: 15 dc [15]
  • 2nd round: decrease 1 dc + 1 stitch at a time [10]
  • Stuff head and body well with stuffing wool
  • 3rd-4th rnd: 10 dc each [10]
  • 5th round: decrease 1 dc + 1 stitch each [ 7] .
  • rd 6-13: 7 dc each [7]
  • 1 ch, cut thread (approx. 20cm) and pull through
  • Sew up tail feathers at the end with remaining thread

Beak (gray or beige)

  • Cut thread with about 60cm
  • Pull horizontally through approx. 3 stitches with darning needle and knot.
Beak 01
  • Always poke the thread through the same hole at the bottom centre.
  • Form the beak with about 6 threads and then sew them
Beak 02

Wax skin (blue or brown)

Depending on whether you want to crochet a rooster or a hen, you have to choose blue or brown here.

  • Cut thread with about 30cm
  • Mit Stopfnadel 2-3 Fäden über dem Schnabel vernähen
Beak 03

Wings (dark green or dark blue)

The wings also have to be adapted to the respective budgie colour, of course.

  • Initial loop
  • 16 Lm
  • Crochet a dc in the 2nd ch
  • 1 dc + 4 tr + 4 dc + 4 dc + 1 ch
  • continue crocheting on the other side of the ch
Wing 01
  • 4 dc + 4 dc + 4 tr + 1 dc + 1 dc
  • 1 ch, cut thread (30cm) and pull through
Wing 02
  • Sew the first third of the wing to the body with the remaining thread.
Wing 03

Feet (gray or beige)

  • Initial loop
  • 8 Lm
  • 1 ch, cut thread, pull through and cut off
Crochet 01
  • Initial loop
  • 4 ch
  • Pull the last stitch through the 3rd stitch (from the end) of the 8 air stitches.
Crochet 02
  • Then crochet 4 ch for the last toe
  • 1 ch, cut thread, pull through and cut off
Crochet 03
  • Sew or knot the feet to the body.
Budgie blue

abn. – decrease
dc – solid stitch
htr – half stick
Ch – warp stitch
ch – air stitch
Rd – Round
Tr – sticks
verd. – double

Crochet techniques

Crochet thread ring

Cross the thread as for a beginning air stitch, form a ring and pull the thread through.

Thread ring 01

Crochet one air stitch.

Thread ring 02

Pierce the ring and pick up the working thread below the end of the thread and crochet a solid stitch. Repeat this step until the desired number of solid stitches is reached.

Thread ring 03

Then pull the ring tightly together with the end of the thread.

Thread ring 04

Now you can continue working according to the instructions by stitching into the first stitch of the previous round.

Thread ring 05
Color change

Close the old round with a chain stitch and pull the cut thread through.

Create initial stitch with the new color.

Color change 01

Pull the beginning stitch from the outside to the inside through the last stitch of the previous round.

Pull new working thread through the first stitch of the previous round.

Color change 02

Crochet a solid stitch with the loop and the initial stitch.