Try this easy free amigurumi cat pattern! To create a 6 inch cat doll (15 cm) you will need 1.4 mm crochet hook and Lira Vita Cotton yarn.

Designed and photo by Dasha Korotkova
Instagram: @knitted_toy_blg
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Materials:

  • Yarn: Lira Vita Cotton (60% cotton, 40% acrylic, 150 m/50 g)
  • Hook size: 1.4 mm
  • Brown yarn for embroidering nose and eye brows
  • White yarn for embroidering eye whites
  • 9-10 mm safety eyes
  • Satin ribbon for a bow
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle (magic ring)
ch = chain
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

Crochet cat free amigurumi pattern

Arms (make 2)
With orange yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc)*3 (9)
R 3-5: 9 sc (3 rows)
Change to blue yarn:
R 6-11: 9 sc (6 rows)
Stuff only the bottom part of the arm.
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

Tail
With orange yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2-10: 6 sc (9 rows)
Fold top of tail flat and 3 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

Ears (make 2)
With orange yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc)*3 (9)
R 3: (2 sc, inc)*3 (12)
R 4: (3 sc, inc)*3 (15)
R 5: (4 sc, inc)*3 (18)
R 6: 18 sc
Fold top of ear flat and 9 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs-body-head are crocheted as a single part.

Legs (make 2)
With orange 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)
R 8: (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
R 9: 4 sc, 2 dec, 4 sc (10)
R 10-11: 10 sc (2 rows)
F.o.

Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

Crochet 7 sc on the second leg. The next row must begin at the side of the leg.

From second leg: 5 ch, join with the first leg.

R 12: 10 sc on the first leg, 5 sc in 5 ch, 10 sc on the second leg, 5 sc in 5 ch (opposite side) (30)
Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 13: 30 sc
R 14: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 15-16: 36 sc (2 rows)
In the next row we’ll join the tail.
R 17: 13 sc, 3 sc together with sc of the tail, 20 sc (36)
Crochet 7 sc. The R 18 must begin at the side of the body.
Change to blue yarn:
R 18-20: 36 sc (3 rows)
R 21: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 22-23: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 24: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 25-26: 24 sc (2 rows)
Crochet some sc. The R 27 must begin in the middle of the body.
R 27: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
In the next row we’ll join the arms.
R 28: 3 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 1st arm, 5 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 2nd arm, 2 sc (18)
R 29: 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 30: 18 sc
Continue crocheting the head:
R 31: (inc)*18 (36)
R 32: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 33: (6 sc, inc)*6 (48)
R 34: (7 sc, inc)*6 (54)
R 35-44: 54 sc (10 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 38 and R 39 at the distance of 3-4 st from each other.
R 45: (7 sc, dec)*6 (48)
R 46: (6 sc, dec)*6 (42)
R 47: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 48: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 49: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 50: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
R 51: (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
R 52: (dec)*6 (6)
F.o.

Sew ears to the head.
Embroider a nose and eye brows with brown yarn.
Embroider eye whites with white yarn.