Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby or YarnArt Dolce
  • Hook size: 4.0 mm or 3.5 mm
  • 4 plastic doll joints (15 mm) or you can sew arms and legs to the body
  • 14 mm safety eyes
  • 10 mm safety nose
  • Thin thread in the tone of yarn for sewing details together
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
F.o. = fasten off
(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

Head
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: 1 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 2 sc (18)
R 4: 2 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc, 1 inc, 3 sc, 3 sc in one st, 3 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc, 1 inc, 3 sc (24)
R 5: 11 sc, 2 inc, 11 sc (26)
R 6: 7 sc, (1 sc, inc) *6, 7 sc (32)
R 7: 7 sc, (2 sc, inc) *5, 10 sc (37)
Insert safety eyes between R 5 and R 6 at the distance of 5-6 st from each other, safety nose between R 2 and R 3.
Change to orange yarn:
R 8: 5 sc, 1 inc, 6 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc, 1 inc, 6 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc (42)
R 9-15: 42 sc (7 rows)
R 16: (5 sc, dec) *6 (36)
R 17: (4 sc, dec) *6 (30)
R 18: (3 sc, dec) *6 (24)
Stuff with fiberfill.
R 19: (2 sc, dec) *6 (18)
R 20: (1 sc, dec) *6 (12)
Finish stuffing.
R 21: (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: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 4: (3 sc, inc) *3 (15)
R 5-6: 15 sc (2 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold top of ear flat and sew to the head.

Arms (make 2)
Stuff as you go.
With brown yarn:
R 1: 7 sc in mc (7)
R 2: (inc) *7 (14)
R 3-5: 14 sc (3 rows)
R 6: (1 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec) *2 (10)
R 7-9: 10 sc (3 rows)
Change to orange yarn:
R 10-16: 10 sc (7 rows)
Finish stuffing.
R 17: (dec) *5 (5)
F.o.

Legs (make 2)
Stuff as you go.
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) *6 (18)
R 4: (8 sc, inc) *2 (20)
R 5-6: 20 sc (2 rows)
R 7: 6 sc, 4 dec, 6 sc (16)
R 8: 4 sc, 4 dec, 4 sc (12)
R 9-10: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to orange yarn:
R 11-17: 12 sc (7 rows)
Finish stuffing.
R 18: (dec) *6 (6)
F.o.

Attach arms to the body between R 18 and R 19 from the neck using buttons or plastic doll joints (insert a plastic joint between R 15 and R 16 of the arm).
Attach legs to the body between R 6 and R 7 of the body using buttons or plastic doll joints (insert a plastic joint between R 16 and R 17 of the leg).

If you don’t want use buttons or plastic joints, sew legs on R 8 of the body and arms on R 19.

Crochet cat amigurumi

Body
With orange 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 7-11: 36 sc (5 rows)
R 12: (4 sc, dec) *6 (30)
R 13-14: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 15: (3 sc, dec) *6 (24)
R 16-19: 24 sc (4 rows)
R 20: (2 sc, dec) *6 (18)
R 21: (3 sc, dec) *6 (12)
F.o.Tail
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc) *3 (9)
R 3-5: 9 sc (3 rows)
R 6: 1 dec, 7 sc (8)
Change to orange yarn:
R 7-10: 8 sc (4 rows)
R 11: 1 dec, 6 sc (7)
R 12-16: 7 sc (5 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
F.o.

Assembly
Sew ears between R 12 and R 14 at the distance of 5-6 st from each other.
Sew tail between R 7 and R 8.
Embroider whiskers and paws with black floss.
Sew head to the body.