Crochet Patterns

Yip Yips

Hello, my dear reader. I’m here with you to learn yet another lovely pattern together. Today on our lovely blog, we want to introduce you to the adorable Yip Yips pattern. This TikTok trend has become a sensation on social media because not only are they incredibly cute, but they’re also very useful.

Whether you’re a crochet enthusiast or simply love exploring new patterns and projects, the world of crafting offers a myriad of possibilities. One of these fascinating options is the Yip Yips crochet pattern. This unique and charming pattern inspired by the characters from the “Sesame Street” television series is an excellent way to add a touch of fun and nostalgia to your crochet projects.

Fans of children’s public television from the late 20th century will instantly recognize these adorable extraterrestrial beings. Whether you choose to crochet or knit them, they can serve various purposes like holiday stockings, toy storage, or even holding kids’ laundry. Yip yip yip yip uh-huh uh-huh…

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What are the Yip Yips?

The Yip Yips are fictional characters from the iconic children’s series “Sesame Street.” They are known for their peculiar appearance and funny voices. With big, curious eyes, as well as a horseshoe-shaped mouth, these characters have captivated the hearts of many generations. Now, you can bring the charm of the Yip Yips to life with the crochet pattern inspired by them.


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How to Make the Yip Yips Crochet Pattern

The Yip Yips crochet pattern can vary according to your personal preference and crochet skill level. However, generally, it involves the following basic steps:

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Materials needed:

  • Bernat Blanket/Blanket Brights/Baby Blanket yarn (100% polyester; 220yds/201m per 300g skein); 1 skein in the color of your choice; shown in Royal Blue, Pixie Pink, Pow Purple, Baby Teal, Crimson (crochet), and Baby Lilac (knit)
  • L/8mm crochet hook (also used for attaching tentacles in both crochet and knit versions)
  • 5/6.5mm circular needle, 24 inches long
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • 2 ping pong balls
  • Black paint pen or permanent marker
  • 2 pipe cleaners, 12 inches long
  • Awl, ice pick, corn pick (for poking holes in ping pong balls)
  • Black flannel fabric, 16 inches by 24 inches
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle



Circumference: 25 inches

Height: 14 inches (not including tentacles and hanging loop)


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8 stitches / 8 rows = 4 inches in single crochet

8 stitches / 16 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch



CH – chain

K2TOG – knit two stitches together

KFB – knit into the front and back of the next stitch

RS – right side

SC – single crochet

SC DEC – single crochet decrease

SL – slip the next stitch as if to purl

SM – slip marker

St(s) – stitch(es)

WS – wrong side

WYIB – with yarn in back

WYIF – with yarn in front



The process starts from the lower center and proceeds with continuous rounds until reaching the base of the mouth opening for the body. The mouth sides are crafted by alternating between working back and forth in rows. Continuing with continuous rounds, the top of the head is completed. Following this, the tentacles, eyes, and antennae are attached, followed by the lining.



Dear reader, the written pattern for the Yip Yips is available here for you in detail. To access it, simply click on the button we’ll make available below. You’ll see how this pattern is instructional and perfectly written. It was developed by Carissa Browning and you can access it below:




For those who are more visual and prefer this type of learning, we’d like to share an adorable and very instructive video made by the Harriet’s Crochet and Angel Knits Tutorials YouTube channel where you can watch and learn how to make your lovely Yip Yips easily and quickly.

Inspiration and Creativity

The Yip Yips crochet pattern is a wonderful opportunity for crafting enthusiasts to express their creativity. You can personalize your Yip Yips in various ways, experimenting with different colors, adding accessories, or even changing facial expressions to create a variety of unique characters. Additionally, this pattern can be adapted for a variety of projects, from small keychains to large decorative pillows. Its versatility makes it suitable for crocheters of all levels, from beginners to experts.



The Yip Yips crochet pattern is a delightful way to bring some fun and nostalgia to your crafting world. Whether you’re a fan of “Sesame Street” or simply someone who appreciates creative and captivating projects, this pattern is sure to inspire your imagination and provide hours of crocheting fun. So, grab your crochet hooks and start creating your own Yip Yips today!

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