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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Cat
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Cat

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 70585AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 22 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
7 in. (18 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN:  knit.1
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this darling kitten is sure to be a favorite.
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Color (A)
Wool-Ease®

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Color (B)
Wool-Ease®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather
Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
•  620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
Scrap of pink yarn
 

Amigurumi Cat

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

1) Work Ears, Arms and Legs in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
2) To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.

BODY FRONT
With A, ch 17.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 16 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.

BODY BACK
Work as for Front.

ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-7: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

TAIL
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each sc around; change to A in last st of last rnd.
Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around.
Rep Rnd 4 until piece measures 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Body Front. With pink yarn, embroider a straight stitch nose. With B, embroider straight stitch whiskers. Join Body Front and Back with A by working sc evenly spaced around 3 sides through both thicknesses, working 2 sc in each corner. Before closing last side, stuff Body. Fasten off A.
Stuff Arms and Legs and sew to Body. With A, sew running stitch diagonally across the top corners of Body, through all thicknesses, for ears. Sew on Tail. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 22 reviews)
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Amigurumi Cat Reviewed by Lea on 2011-07-08 *****
This is an adorable pattern! I loved making it!


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