Crochet cat free pattern


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You will love this amigurumi cat! The cat is simple to make and this free crochet pattern is perfect for beginners. The size of the finished amigurumi toy is about 20 cm (7.8″) when sitting.

Designed and photos by Darya Neustroeva
Instagram: @darya_neustroeva
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Materials:

  • Yarn: YarnArt Jeans or Alize Cotton Gold
  • Hook size: 2.0 mm
  • 10 mm safety eyes
  • 18 mm*12 mm safety nose
  • Some heavy gauge fishing line for the whiskers
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle (magic ring)
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…)*6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free amigurumi cat pattern

Body
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8: (6 sc, inc)*6 (48)
R 9: (7 sc, inc)*6 (54)
R 10-18: 54 sc (9 rows)
R 19: (7 sc, dec)*6 (48)
R 20-21: 48 sc (2 rows)
R 22: (6 sc, dec)*6 (42)
R 23-26: 42 sc (4 rows)
R 27: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 28-36: 36 sc (9 rows)
R 37: (4 sc, dec) *6 (30)
R 38: 30 sc
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Head
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5: 24 sc
R 6: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 7: 30 sc
R 8: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 9: 36 sc
R 10: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 11: (6 sc, inc)*6 (48)
R 12: 48 sc
Insert safety eyes between R 10 and R 11 at the distance of 6 st from each other.
Change to beige yarn:
R 13: (7 sc, inc)*6 (54)
R 14: (8 sc, inc)*6 (60)
R 15-23: 60 sc (9 rows)
R 24: (8 sc, dec)*6 (54)
R 25: (7 sc, dec)*6 (48)
R 26: (6 sc, dec)*6 (42)
R 27: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 28: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 29: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 30: (2 сsc, dec)*6 (18)
R 31: (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
R 32: (dec)*6 (6)
F.o.

Ears (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (3 sc, inc)*3 (15)
R 4: (4 sc, inc)*3 (18)
R 5-8: 18 sc (4 rows)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Don’t stuff with fiberfill.

Sew ears to the head at R 22.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4-7: 18 sc (4 rows)
Change to beige yarn:
R 8: 18 sc
R 9: 7 sc, dec, dec, 7 sc (16)
R 10: 6 sc, dec, dec, 6 sc (14)
R 11-32: 14 sc (22 rows)
R 33: 11 sc only
Stuff arm ⅔ full.
Fold top of arm flat and sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5-7: 24 sc (3 rows)
Change to beige yarn:
R 8: 24 sc
R 9: 10 sc, dec, dec, 10 sc (22)
R 10: 9 sc, dec, dec, 9 sc (20)
R 11: 20 sc
R 12: 8 sc, dec, dec, 8 sc (18)
R 13-22: 18 sc (10 rows)
R 23: 7 sc, dec, dec, 7 sc (16)
R 24-31: 16 sc (8 rows)
R 32: 3 sc only
Stuff leg ⅔ full.
Fold top of leg flat and sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Tail
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*3 (15)
R 6-17: 15 sc (12 rows)
R 18: dec, 13 sc (14)
R 19-21: 14 sc (3 rows)
R 22: dec, 12 sc (13)
R 23-25: 13 sc (3 rows)
R 26: dec, 11 sc (12)
R 27-31: 12 sc (5 rows)
Fold top of tail flat and sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Stuff the tail lightly.


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