Bender Amigurumi Free Pattern – Crochet Tutorial

Create your own Bender amigurumi with this free pattern and crochet tutorial! Perfect for fans of the popular TV show “Futurama,” this Amigurumi Cartoon Characters project is fun and rewarding for both beginners and experienced crocheters.

Follow our detailed step-by-step instructions and photos to bring this iconic character to life in yarn form. Whether you’re crafting it as a unique gift or adding it to your amigurumi collection, this Bender amigurumi will surely impress. Grab your crochet hook and yarn, and start making your very own Bender Amigurumi today!

To crochet Bender, you will need: 

Yarn Art Jeans in grey (two shades: darker 46, lighter 80), white for the mouth 

Iris black thread (for embroidery stripes) 

Hook size 2 for Jeans yarn 

Hook size 1 for Iris thread 

Wire for arms and legs (optional) and for the antenna 

Black and white felt for the eyes, and felt of any color to glue inside (for the body, legs, and arms) 

Stuffing 

Needle 

Abbreviations: 

MR – magic ring 

ch – chain 

sc – single crochet 

hdc – half double crochet 

inc – increase 

dec – decrease 

Bender Amigurumi Pattern

Body: 

1: 6 sc in MR 

2: inc*6 (12) 

3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18) 

4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24) 

5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30) 

6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36) 

7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42) 

8: (6 sc, inc)*6 (48) 

9: in back loops only 48 sc 

Glue the felt inside with the same diameter as the crocheted piece 

10: (15 sc, inc)*3 (51) 

11-15: 51 sc (5 rows) 

16: (16 sc, inc)*3 (54) 

17-21: 54 sc (5 rows) 

22: (17 sc, inc)*3 (57) 

23-25: 56 sc (3 rows) 

26: (18 sc, inc)*3 (60) 

27-29: 60 sc (3 rows) 

30: in back loops only (18 sc, dec)*3 (57) 

31: (17 sc, dec)*3 (54) 

32: (16 sc, dec)*3 (51) 

33: (15 sc, dec)*3 (48) 

34: (6 sc, dec)*6 (42) 

35: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36) 

36: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30) 

37: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24) 

38: (2 sc, dec)6 (18) 

39: dec9 (9) 

Tighten the stitches, cut the yarn, fasten off, and hide the end. Use Iris thread to embroider slip stitches for the door and edges. 

Bender Amigurumi – Head: 

1: 6 sc in MR 

2: inc*6 (12) 

3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18) 

4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24) 

5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30) 

6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36) 

7-18: 36 sc (12 rows) 

Switch to white for the mouth 

19: 14 sc in grey, 8 sc in white, 14 sc in grey (36) 

20: 13 sc in grey, 10 sc in white, 13 sc in grey (36) 

21: 14 sc in grey, 8 sc in white, 14 sc in grey (36) 

22-23: 36 sc 

Cut the yarn longer for sewing. Insert the wire for the antenna at the top. I wrapped it with yarn after attaching the head. Use Iris thread to embroider slip stitches around the mouth and teeth. 

Bender Amigurumi – Eyes: 

In grey 

1: ch 8, from the second chain from the hook 3 sc in one stitch, 5 sc, 3 sc in the last stitch, 5 sc on the other side of the chain (16) 

2: inc3, 5 sc, inc3, 5 sc (22) 

3: in back loops only 22 sc 

4: 22 sc 

Glue black felt outside and white felt for the eyes. Return to where you crocheted in the back loops, crochet in the front loops 22 hdc. 

Bender Amigurumi – Legs: 

Start with light grey 

1: 6 sc in MR 

2: inc*6 (12) 

3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18) 

4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24) 

5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30) 

6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36) 

7: in back loops only 36 sc 

Glue the felt inside with the same diameter as the crocheted piece 

8: (10 sc, dec)*3 (33) 

9: (9 sc, dec)*6 (30) 

10: 30 sc 

11: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24) 

12: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18) 

13: (1 sc, dec)*6 (12) 

Switch to darker grey 

14-37: 12 sc (24 rows) 

Cut the yarn longer for sewing. Use Iris thread to embroider slip stitches for the stripes. 

Bender Amigurumi – Arms: 

Start with light grey 

1: 6 sc in MR 

2: inc*6 (12) 

3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18) 

4: in back loops only 18 sc 

Glue the felt inside with the same diameter as the crocheted piece 

5: (4 sc, dec)*3 (15) 

6-7: 15 sc 

8: (3 sc, dec)*3 (12) 

Switch to darker grey 

9-28: 12 sc (20 rows) 

Switch to light grey 

29: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18) 

30-31: 18 sc 

32: (1 sc, dec)6 (12) 

33: dec6 (6) 

Cut the yarn longer for sewing, tighten the stitches, fasten off, and hide the end. Use Iris thread to embroider slip stitches for the stripes.

For the fingers, make 3 for each hand: 

1: 4 sc in MR 

2-3: 4 sc 

Cut the yarn longer for sewing and attach to the arm. 

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