15 Free Crochet Cat Patterns

A collection of 15 of the cutest and the best free amigurumi cat patterns.

Amigurumi Cat Patterns

Three amigurumi cats sitting on a log.
Photo: Eugenia Pristayovich

Spring Kitty from Eugenia Pristayovich

Three free cat crochet patterns by crochet designer Eugenia Pristayovich are available via Ravelry. The pattern includes details for three different costumes for the kitty – butterfly, ladybug, and bee.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton acrylic yarn, e.g., Yarn Art Jeans.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.75 mm (C-2) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, fiberfill, black embroidery floss for the face, sewing pins, embroidery needle, sewing needle, scissors, and a piece of wire to strengthen the antenna. You will also need black half beads for the eyes and yellow for the nose, or you could use small pieces of felt and sewing thread in the same colours.

Standing amigurumi cat wearing pants and braces.
Photo: clover-usa.com

Akihiro the Travelling Cat – Amigurumi Pattern from Clover Blog USA

This free crochet amigurumi cat pattern makes an adorable toy. The pattern is designed by Maria Atelier and is available on the Clover blog.

YARN REQUIRED: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering Weight Cotton Yarn. You’ll need about 50 g grey and 30 g blue.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.25 mm (B-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: black and pink embroidery thread, stuffing, five mini buttons, two 1 cm buttons, two pieces of leather tape 0.20 mm x 20 cm, stitch markers, sewing pins, sewing needles, and a bent-tip darning needle.

Yellow and white crochet cat and yellow yarn ball.
Photo: annemarieshaakblog.blogspot.com

Crochet Cat – Free Pattern from Annemarie’s Haakblog

This cool cat is a free pattern available in both Dutch and English. The cat is approximately 11 1/2″ (29 cm high when made in a cotton DK yarn with a 3.5 mm hook

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g. Cotton Dk from Paintbox Yarns.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stuffing, 6 mm safety eyes, scraps of yarn for the facial features, sewing needle, and scissors.

Four crochet kittens; blue, grren, peach,, and pink.
Photo: littlemuggles.com

Free Pattern – Small Kitty from Little Muggles

This little crochet kitty is approximately 3.5″/9 cm tall when made with recommended hook size and yarn.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport Weight Cotton Yarn, e.g., Cotton Fair from Premier Yarns.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.75 mm (C-2) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: ¼” (6 mm) safety eyes, fiberfill, yarn needle, sewing needle, and embroidery thread for nose and whiskers.

Two chubby amigurumi cats, one bright pink and one gray.
Photo: littleloveeveryday.com

Chubby Cat Amigurumi from A Little Love Everyday

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport Weight Cotton Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 8 mm flat back or safety eyes, fiberfill, tapestry needle, black embroidery thread, and needle.

Green crochet cat with long legs and arms.
Photo: kristitullus.com

Small Long-Legged Kitty from Kristi Tullus

This free crochet pattern will teach you how to make a kitten that is approximately 4 ¾”(12 cm) tall when made with the specified crochet hook and yarn.

YARN REQUIRED: approx 15 g of #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.5 – 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: fiberfill, cotton embroidery floss for the face, a yarn needle, scissors, and stitch markers.

Crochet cat in a striped shirt wearing a beret and sitting next to a bicycle.
Photo: amiimaker.com

The Cat in the Striped Shirt from Amii Maker

You will need cotton yarn in four colours; dark grey, black, off-white, and dark pink. You can use any yarn weight you like with the appropriate hook size to suit. The finer the yarn you use, the smaller your finished product will be.

NOTIONS: ½” (12 mm) safety eyes, stitch markers, fiberfill, scissors, tapestry needle, and embroidery thread in two colours – beige and light pink.

Two colorfully dressed crochet cats with long arms and legs.
Photo: shemakescrochet.com

Rag Doll Cat from She Makes Crochet

The finished cat is approximately 11 inches (28 cm ) tall. A simple pattern worked primarily in the round; ears and limbs are worked in as you go.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton yarn, e.g., 24/7 from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) and 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: scissors, embroidery needle, fiberfill or stuffing of your choice, embroidery floss for facial details, optional tulle for skirt, and optional scrap of felt.

A simple little grat crochet cat.
Photo: thoresbycottage.com

Itty Bitty Crochet Kitty – Free Crochet Cat Pattern from Thoresby Cottage

These little crochet kittens work up quickly and are perfect for beginners to amigurumi.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3) for the larger cat and 2.75 mm (C-2) for the smaller cat.
NOTIONS: yarn needle, and stuffing.

Two crochet kittens.
Photo: stellasyarnuniverse.com

Cat Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern from Stella’s Yarn Universe

A free crochet pattern for a little cat that stands on all four feet. A written version of the pattern can be found on the blog and also a link to a video tutorial that is perfect for more visual learners.

YARN REQUIRED: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton yarn e.g. Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.50 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 5 mm safety eyes, fiberfill, darning or tapestry needle, sewing needle, stitch markers, scissors, embroidery floss for the whiskers, and glue.

Learn how to crochet a cat with a free video tutorial

Video: Yarn Society

How to Crochet an Amigurumi Cat from Yarn Society

A step-by-step crochet tutorial by Yarn Society. You can find the free written pattern linked below.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g. Comfy Worsted by Knit Picks.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, darning needle, 9 mm safety eyes, black embroidery floss, embroidery needle, scissors, optional pipe cleaner for tail, Polyfil, or stuffing of your choice.

Video: Rose and Lily Crochet

Easy Crochet Cat Tutorial from Rose and Lily Crochet

YARN REQUIRED: #5/ Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Hobbii Baby Snuggle or Parfait Chunky by Premier Yarns. You will also need some medium-weight black yarn for the mouth, nose, and whiskers.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.25 mm (G) or 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, polyfill, 9 mm safety eyes, scissors, yarn needle.

Crochet Cat Softies

White crochet cat wearing a green sweater.
Photo: tarturumies.com

Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern – Kitten ‘Mia’ from Tarturumies

YARN REQUIRED: yarn weight appropriate for 2-3 mm hooks.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm and 3 mm crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: fiberfill, yarn needle, scissors, black and light brown embroidery thread for eyes and nose.

Crocheted calico cat.
Photo: graceandyarn.com

Free Crochet Mini Cat Pattern from Grace and Yarn

Callie the Calico Cat Pattern in an adorable free crochet pattern from Grace and Yarn.

YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: ½” (12 mm) safety eyes, scissors, tapestry needle, stuffing, stitch markers. pink and black embroidery thread for the facial details.

White amigurumi kttten playing with pink string.
Photo: amigurumi.today

Lying Kitten Amigurumi Pattern from Amigurumi Today

The kitten is approximately 4 ¾”(12 cm) long. This crochet pattern is free, but you will need to make an account on the website to access it.

YARN REQUIRED: #2 / Fine / Sport Weight Cotton Yarn, e.g., Alize Cotton Gold.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: fiberfill, safety eyes, stitch markers, scissors, pink embroidery thread for the nose, and a sewing needle.

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