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Amigurumi Crochet Cat Pattern For Halloween

Crochet Cat for Halloween – free amigurumi pattern

Would you like to crochet this little cute cat in a Halloween hat? He is fairly easy to make, his body, arms and head are all one piece.

Here is what you will need:

  • Yarn in gray, white and orange color calling for a 3,5 mm hook.
  • Size 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • Poly-Fil Fiberfill stuffing
  • 10 mm black safety eyes
  • Embroidery floss in white color
  • Yarn needle, stitch marker, pins and scissors

What did I use?

Schachenmayr Catania, sport weight yarn, 100% Cotton, 1.76 ounces = 137 yards/50 grams = 125 meters.

Colors: 00105 (white for body), 00429 (gray for body), 00189 (orange for hat and scarf).

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Amigurumi Crochet Cat Pattern for Halloween

Abbreviations

Here are the crochet abbreviations used in this pattern. Note that instructions are written in US terms.

CH – chain

St – stitch

SLST – slip stitch

SC – single crochet (i.e. 3 SC means to crochet SC in next 3 sts)

DC – double crochet

INC – increase (2 SC in one st)

InvDEC – invisible decrease (single crochet two stitches together front loop only)

invisible-decrease

BLO – back loop only

(…) – total number of stitches made in current round

If there is a record in the brackets in the pattern, multiplied by some number, for example (3 SC, 1 INC) * 3, it means you need to repeat this action 3 times, that is 3 SC, 1 INC, 3 SC, 1 INC, 3 SC, 1 INC.

The resource you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet Abbreviations

Measurements

The finished cat with a hat measures 7.08″ (18cm) tall

Arms

Start with gray yarn. Work in rounds with a stitch marker. It can be a colored pin or thread of contrasting color. Pin a marker to 1st stitch of a round. Every new round must be started with a stitch at the marker.

R1: start 6 SC in a magic ring (6)

R2: 1 INC in all sts (12)

R3: (3 SC, 1 INC) * 3 (15)

R4-5: 1 SC in all sts (15)

R6: 5 InvDEC, 5 SC (10)

R7: 1 Sc, connect yarn in white color at the last step of next sc (Photo 1 and 2), 8 SC (10)

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 1 and 2

R8: 1 SC, connect yarn in grey color at the last step of next sc (Photo 3 and 4), 8 SC (10)

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 3 and 4

R9:  1 SC, connect yarn in white color, 8 SC (10)

R10: 1 SC, connect yarn in grey color, 8 SC (10)

R11: 1 SC, connect yarn in white color, 8 SC (10)

R12: 1 SC, connect yarn in grey color, 8 SC (10)

R13: 1 SC, connect yarn in white color, 8 SC (10)

R14: 1 SC, connect yarn in grey color, 8 SC (10)

R15: 1 SC, connect yarn in white color, 8 SC (10), fasten off gray yarn

Stuff bottom part of arms firmly, turn the detail so that the invisible decreases made in R6 is facing you before closing stitches. Pull marker out. Fold the arm in half as shown on Photo 5. Before closing stitches I crochet 2 Sc to the outer side stitch (you may need a different number of sc). Start closing round.

Closing R16. Crochet the opposite stitches with 5 SC (the 1st sc is hard to crochet, use a smaller hook for convenience), Photo 6 and 7, cut the yarn and pull the end of yarn through the last stitch completely and weave in end.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 5 and 6

Make 2 details (Photo 8).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 7 and 8

Legs

With gray yarn. Work in rounds with a stitch marker.

R1: start 6 SC in a magic ring (6)

R2: 1 INC in all sts (12)

R3: (1 SC, 1 INC) * 6 (18)

R4: 1 SC, 1 InvDEC, 7 SC, 1 INC, 6 SC, pull marker out, 1 InvDEC (17)

R5: 1 InvDEC (pin marker ), 7 SC, 2 INC, 6 SC (18)

R6: 1 SC in all sts (18)

R7: 1 InvDEC, 8 SC, 1 INC, 7 SC (18)

R8: 1 SC in all sts (18)

Enlarge the loop and cut the yarn.

Crochet the 2nd leg, but do not cut the yarn (Photo 9), start to join legs from this one.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 9

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Body

Stuff while you go.

R1: 1 SC, CH 4, take the 1st leg, place enlarged loop back on a hook and tighten (Photo 10 and 11), insert the hook into the next st, yarn over, pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook, Photo 12), yarn over and pull the yarn through all loops on the hook (Photo 13), 17 SC around the 1st leg, 4 SC in the chain of 4ch’s, 18 SC around the 2nd leg, 4 SC in the chain of 4ch’s (44, Photo 14 and 15), next stitch will be a new beginning of the following rounds.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 10 and 11
Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 12 and 13
Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 14 and 15

R2: 1 SC (this sc is hard to crochet, use a smaller hook for convenience, pin marker), 17 SC, 1 INC, 2 SC, 1 INC, 12 SC, 1 INC, 5 SC, 1 INC, 2 SC, 1 INC (49)

R3: 5 SC, 1 INC, 40 SC, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (50)

R4: 1 SC in 47 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (50)

R5: 1 SC 1 INC, 16 SC, 1 INC, 6 SC, 1 INC, 16 SC, 1 INC, 4 SC, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (54)

R6. 1 SC in 51 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (54), stuff legs

R7: (1 InvDEC, 7 SC) * 5, 1 InvDEC, 1 SC in 4 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC  (48)

R8: 1 SC in 45 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (48)

R9: 1 SC in 45 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (48)

R10: (1 InvDEC, 6 SC) * 5, 1 InvDEC, 3 SC, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (42)

R11: 1 SC in 39 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (42)

R12: 1 SC in 39 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (42)

R13: (1 InvDEC, 5 SC) * 5, 1 InvDEC, 2 SC, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (36)

R14: 1 SC in 33 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (36)

R15: 1 SC in 33 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (36)

R16: (1 InvDEC, 4 SC) * 5, 1 InvDEC, 1 SC, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (30)

R17: 1 SC in 27 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (30)

R18: 1 SC in 27 sts, connect yarn in gray color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (30, Photo 16,  back side)

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 16

Arms connection

For the following round we need to attach arms symmetrically as shown on Photo 18.

R19: 4 SC (you may need a different number of sc, you’ll realize this after you finish crocheting this round), join 1st arm: 5 SC (work hooking through both sts of the body and the arm, Photo 17); front: 10 SC; join 2nd arm: 5 Sc; 6 SC (30, Photo 18 and 19). Fasten off white yarn.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 17, 18 and 19

R20: (1 InvDEC, 1 SC) * 10 (20)

R21. 1 SC in all sts (20), continue crocheting a head without cutting yarn

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Head

R1: (1 INC, 1 SC) * 10 (30)

R2: (1 SC, 1 INC) * 15 (45)

R3: 1 SC in all sts (45)

R4: (4 SC, 1 INC) * 9 (54)

R5: (8 SC, 1 INC) * 6 (60)

R6-R17 (12 rows): 1 SC in all sts (60)

Mark eyes with pins between 11 and 12 rnd of the head, 11 stitches apart (Photo 20). Insert safety eyes 10mm.

R18: 4 SC, 1 InvDEC, (8 SC, 1 InvDEC) * 5, 4 SC (54)

R19: (1 InvDEC, 7 SC) * 6 (48)

R20: 3 SC, 1 InvDEC, (6 SC, 1 InvDEC) * 5, 3 SC (42), start stuffing

R21: (1 InvDEC, 5 SC) * 6 (36)

R22: 2 SC, 1 InvDEC, (4 SC, 1 InvDEC) * 5, 2 SC (30)

R23: (1 InvDEC, 3 SC) * 6 (24)

R24: 1 SC, 1 InvDEC, (2 SC, 1 InvDEC) * 5, 1 SC (18)

R25: (1 InvDEC, 1 SC) * 6 (12), stuff firmly

R26: 2 InvDEC, gather and secure stitches as shown in the video. Ready (Photo 21 and 22)

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 20, 21 and 22

Ears

With gray yarn. Work in rounds with a stitch marker.

R1: start 6 SC in a magic ring (6)

R2: 1 INC, 2 SC, 1 INC, 2 SC (8)

R3: 2 INC, 2 SC, 2 INC, 2 SC (12)

R4: 1 SC, 2 INC, 4 SC, 2 INC, 3 SC  (16)

R5: 1 SC in all sts (16)

R6: 2 SC, 2 INC, 6 SC, 2 INC, 4 SC (20)

R7: 3 SC, 2 INC, 8 SC, 2 INC, 5 SC (24)

R8: 1 SC in all sts (24). Crochet 5 SC more to the outer side stitch (you may need a different number of sc), cut the yarn, leaving a long end for sewing.

Crochet 2 details (Photo 23).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 23

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Assembly

Place the ears symmetrically on the top of the head between 13 and 23 rnds and fasten them with pins as shown on Photo 24, 25 and 26. Sew the ears with the ends of gray yarn that we left before. Fasten and cut the yarn, hiding the ends inside the head.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 24, 25 and 26
Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 27 and 28

Hat

With orange yarn. Work in rounds with a stitch marker.

R1: start 6 SC in a magic ring (6)

R2: 1 SC in all sts (6)

R3: (1 SC, 1 INC) * 3 (9)

R4: (2 SC, 1 INC) * 3 (12)

R5: 1 SC in all sts (12)

R6: (3 SC, 1 INC) * 3 (15)

R7: 1 SC in all sts (15)

R8: 2 SC, 1 INC, (4 SC, 1 INC) * 2, 2 SC (18)

R9: 1 SC in all sts (18)

R10: (5 SC, 1 INC) * 3 (21)

R11: 1 SC in all sts (21)

R12: 3 SC, 1 INC, (6 SC, 1 INC) * 2, 3 SC (24)

R13: 1 SC in all sts (24)

R14: (3 SC, INC) * 6 (30)

R15: 1 SC in all sts (30)

R16: SC, 1 INC, (2 SC, 1 INC) * 9, SC (40)

R17: (3 SC, 1 INC) * 10 (50)

R18: 1 SC in all sts (50), 1 SLST, weave in end.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 29

Scarf

Work Ch7 with orange yarn. Work in turns.

R1. Start from 4th ch from hook: 4 DC, Ch3, turn

R2. From 2nd st: 3 DC, DC into top of ch3, Ch3, turn

R3. From 2nd st (Photo 30): 3 DC, DC into top of ch3 (Photo 31), Ch3, turn

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 30 and 31

R4-24. From 2nd st: 3 DC, DC into top of ch3, Ch3, turn

R25:From 2nd st: 3 DC, DC into top of ch3. Weave in end (Photo 32).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 32

Embroidering

Take 6-strand of embroidery floss in white color and embroider whites of the eyes, nose and mustache as shown on Photo 33 and 34.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 33 and 34

Sew hat to the head.

The Cat is ready! I hope you have fun. Don’t forget to share your final result on Instagram using #GorbunovaDolls hashtag. If you enjoyed this pattern, subscribe for more!

Amigurumi Crochet Cat Pattern for Halloween
Photo 35 and 36

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