Little amigurumi kitty is in sitting position and has a cute striped tail. It was the very first pattern I ever wrote and is therefore very dear to me.

You can also purchase an inexpensive downloadable PDF pattern with photos to guide you through the process.

Size: 9-10 cm / 4 in

Skill level: easy

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Supplies:

  • DK weight cotton yarn in 3 colors (I chose beige, write and purple), for example Katia Bamboo (50g / 100m; 60% bamboo, 40% cotton) or Drops Muskat (50g / 100m; 100% cotton)
  • Crochet hook 2.5 mm
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Safety eyes (Ø 10 mm)
  • Black cotton thread
  • Satin ribbon
  • Tapestry and embroidery needle

Stitches needed (US crochet terms):

Slip stitch (sl st), chain (ch), single crochet (sc)


  • WORK IN CONTINUOUS ROUNDS. DO NOT JOIN OR TURN UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED.
  • USE A STITCH MARKER AND PLACE IT IN THE FIRST STITCH OF EACH ROUND TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF IT.
  • LEAVE EACH PIECE A LONG TAIL FOR SEWING.

HEAD

Crocheted from top to bottom.

1: Color A. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: Work 2 sc in each st around [12]

3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [18]

4: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [24]

5: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [30]

6: (Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [36]

7: (Sc in each of next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [42]

8-12: Sc in each st around

13: (Sc in each of next 5 sts, sc2tog) rep 6 times [36]

14: (Sc in each of next 4 sts, sc2tog) rep 6 times [30]

Fasten safety eyes between rounds 10 and 11. Insert the first eye, then count 9 holes to the left and insert the second eye in the next hole. Close the washers.

Fill the head with fiberfill and add stuffing as you go.

15: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog) rep 6 times [24]

16: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, sc2tog) rep 6 times [18]

17: (Sc in next st, sc2tog) rep 6 times [12]

 

EAR (make 2)

1: Color A. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [9]

3: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [12]

4: Sc in each st around

5: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [15]

5: Sc in each st around

Sew the ears to the head.

 

MUZZLE

1: Color B. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: Work 2 sc in each st around [12]

Sew the muzzle on the face. Embroider the nose with black thread.

 

BODY

Crocheted from the bottom up.

1: Color A. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: Work 2 sc in each st around [12]

3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [18]

4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [24]

5: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 6 times [30]

6-7: Sc in each st around

8: (Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog) rep 6 times [24]

9: Sc in each st around

10: (Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog) rep 3 times [21]

11: (Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog) rep 3 times [18]

Stuff the body and add stuffing as you go.

12: (Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog) rep 3 times [15]

13: (Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog) rep 3 times [12]

Sew the head and body together.

 

LEG (make 2)

1: Color B. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: Work 2 sc in each st around [12]

3: Sc in each st around

4-8: Color A. Sc in each st around

Fill the tip of the leg.

9: (Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog) rep 3 times [9]

Sew the legs to the body in sitting position, so that your kitty can nicely lean on them.

 

ARM (make 2)

1: Color B. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [9]

3: Sc in each st around

4-6: Color A. Sc in each st around

Fill the tip of the arm.

7: Sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog [8]

8: Sc in each st around

9: Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog [7]

10: Sc in each st around

11: Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog [6]

12: Sc in each st around

Sew the arms quite to the front, between the head and body.

Attach the arms with a few stitches to the body to keep them in place.

 

TAIL

1: Color B. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2: Sc in each st around

3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [9]

4: Sc in each st around

5: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) rep 3 times [12]

Hereafter alternate color every round in the following sequence: color C (purple), color B (white), color A (beige), color B (white).

6-8: Sc in each st around

9: Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts [11]

10: Sc in next 9 sts, sc2tog [10]

Stuff the tail and add stuffing as you go.

11: Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts [9]

12: Sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog [8]

13: Sc in each st around

14: Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts [7]

15-25: Sc in each st around

Sew the tail to the body and attach it with some stitches somewhat higher as well to keep it upright.

Tie a ribbon around the neck and you`re done!