Follow this free amigurumi pattern to create a kitten using Alize Softy yarn. The height of finished crochet toy is about 12 cm (4.7″).

Designed and photos by Victoria Matveeva
Instagram: @matveeva_toys
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Materials:

  • Yarn: Alize Softy and YarnArt Jeans for bow
  • Hook size: 2.5 mm
  • 6 mm safety eyes
  • Pink yarn for embroidering nose
  • Pink dry pastel crayon
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle (magic ring)
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
DC = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
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

Crochet kitten free amigurumi pattern

Legs and body (one piece)

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3-6: 12 sc (4 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

R 7: From second leg: 2 ch, join with the first leg, 12 sc on the first leg, 2 sc in 2 ch, 12 sc on the second leg, 2 sc in 2 ch (opposite side) (28)
Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 8-9: 28 sc (2 rows)
R 10: (13 sc, inc)*2 (30)
R 11: 30 sc
R 12: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 13: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
R 14-15: 18 sc (2 rows)
F.o.

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2-8: 6 sc (7 rows)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 5 sc in mc (5)
R 2-3: 5 sc (2 rows)
R 4: (inc)*5 (10)
R 5: 10 sc
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Head
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 8-12: 42 sc (5 rows)
R 13: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 14: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 15: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 16: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Bow
Make 4 ch.
2 DC in 1st ch, 3 ch, sl st in 1st ch, 3 ch, 2 DC in 1st ch, 3 ch, sl st in 1st ch.
Wrap the middle of the bow with yarn a couple of times and sew to the neck.

Embroider a nose with pink yarn. Tint cheeks and ears using dry pastel crayon.