This free amigurumi pattern will instruct you on how to make an adorably sweet kitten, which is just 12 cm tall. Amigurumi cat pattern would be easy to do for beginners.

Designed by Nelly Handmade (nellyhandmade.blogspot.com)
Photos by Elena KHokhlova (Instagram: @ami.toys)
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Yarn: YarnArt Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic), 50 g/160 m
Hook size: 2.5 mm

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
F.o. = finish 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

Amigurumi kitten free crochet pattern

Head-body and legs (one piece)

Starting from the head with black 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 8-13: 42 sc (6 rows)
R 14: (5 sc, dec)* 6 (36)
R 15: (4 sc, dec)* 6 (30)
R 16: (3 sc, dec)* 6 (24)
R 17: (2 sc, dec)* 6 (18)
R 18: (1 sc, dec)* 6 (12)
R 19: 12 sc
R 20: (1 sc, inc)* 6 (18)
R 21: 18 sc
R 22: (2 sc, inc)* 6 (24)
R 23-30: 24 sc (8 rows)

Continue crochet a leg:
R 31: 12 sc, skip 12 sc
R 32-34: 12 sc (3 rows)
R 35: (dec)* 6 (6)
F.o.

For the second leg start from the stitch between the legs. Crochet the same leg on the rest 12 sc.
R 1-4: 12 sc (4 rows)
R 5: (dec)* 6 (6)
F.o.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in mc (5)
R 2: (inc)* 5 (10)
R 3-4: 10 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 5-6: 10 sc (2 rows)
R 7: (1 sc, dec)* 3, 1 sc (7)
R 8-11: 7 sc (4 rows)
Stuff only bottom of the arms.
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 4 sc in mc (4)
R 2: (inc)* 4 (8)
R 3: (3 sc, inc)* 2 (10)
R 4: (4 sc, inc)* 2 (12)
R 5: 12 sc
Don’t stuff.
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Tail
With brown yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in mc (5)
R 2: (inc)* 5 (10)
R 3: 10 sc
R 4: (3 sc, dec)*2 (8)
With black yarn:
R 5: 8 sc
R 6: (2 sc, dec)*2 (6)
R 7-9: 6 sc (3 rows)
Don’t stuff.
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Embroider the nose with YarnArt Jeans yarn, sew the eyes.