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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. Note that instructions in this Free Crochet Cat Pattern are written in US terms.

Materials

  • 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 Free Crochet Cat Pattern. 

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)

BLO – back loop only

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

[…] x n – repeat instructions in brackets n times 

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

Gauge and Measurements

Work 10 sts and 10 rows in sc measure 3,5 x 3,5 cm (1,37 x 1,37 inches). Made from listed yarn on a 2.50 mm crochet hook, the finished toy measures 7.08 inches (18 cm) tall with a hat.

PDF Pattern

The PDF crochet pattern is a great solution for those who want to print the instructions and work offline, or just want to support my work. You can find the PDF pattern in my shop.

Crochet Cat Pattern AmigurumiArms

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] x 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

Repeat Round 7 and 8 alternately 3 times more.

R15: 1 Sc, connect yarn in white color at the last step of next sc, 8 Sc (10), fasten off gray yarn

Remove marker and stuff bottom part of the arm. Turn the detail so that the invisible decreases made in Round 6 are facing you. Press both sides of the arm’s open end together as shown on Photo 5. Before your start Round 16 crochet 2 Sc more to the outer side stitch.

R16. Ch1, insert the hook through the corresponding stitches on both sides of the arm’s open end to crochet them together with 5 Sc (Photo 6). 

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 5 and 6

Break the yarn (Photo 7) and weave in ends. Crochet the second arm in the same way (Photo 8).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 7 and 8

Legs

Use gray yarn. Crochet in a continuous spiral.

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

R2: 1 Inc in all sts (12)

R3: [1 Sc, 1 Inc] x 6 (18)

R4:1 Sc, 1 InvDec, 7 Sc, 1 Inc, 6 Sc, remove marker, 1 InvDec (17)

R5: 1 InvDec (place 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 break the yarn. Crochet the 2nd leg, but do not break the yarn this time.

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 9

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Body

Stuff while you go. Go ahead on the 2nd leg to connect both legs into a body.

R1: 1 Sc, Ch 4 (= Ch4-chain), take the 1st leg (Photo 10), place enlarged loop back on your hook and tighten (Photo 11), insert the hook into the next st on the 1st leg, 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), then 17 Sc over the remaining sts on the 1st leg, 4 Sc along the ch4-chain, 18 Sc around the 2nd leg, 4 Sc into the loops on the other side of the ch4-chain (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 st is hard to crochet therefore use a smaller hook for convenience, place marker), 17 Sc; in the middle: 1 Inc, 2 Sc,
1 Inc; on the other leg: 12 Sc, 1 Inc, 5 Sc; in the middle: 1 Inc, 2 Sc, 1 Inc (49)

R3: 1 Sc in 48 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (50)

R4: 1 SC in 48 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, 5 Sc, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (54)

R6. 1 Sc in 52 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (54), stuff legs

R7: [1 InvDec, 7 Sc] x 5, 1 InvDec, 1 Sc in 5 sts, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (48)

R8: 1 Sc in 46 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (48)

R9: 1 SC in 46 sts, connect yarn in white color at the last step of the last sc, 2 SC (48)

R10: [1 InvDec, 6 Sc] x 5, 1 InvDec, 4 Sc, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (42)

R11: 1 Sc in 40 sts, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (42)

R12: 1 Sc in 40 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (42)

R13: [1 InvDec, 5 Sc] x 5, 1 InvDec, 3 Sc, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (36)

R14: 1 Sc in 34 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (36)

R15: 1 Sc in 34 sts, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (36)

R16: [1 InvDec, 4 Sc] x 5, 1 InvDec, 2 Sc, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (30)

R17: 1 Sc in 28 sts, change color to white in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (30)

R18: 1 Sc in 28 sts, change color to gray in the last step of the last sc, 2 Sc (30, Photo 16, back side of the toy)

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 16

Arms connection

For the following round, take care to attach arms symmetrically.

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

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

R20: [1 InvDec, 1 Sc] x 10 (20)

R21.1 Sc in every st (20), continue crocheting a head without cutting the yarn.

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Head

R1: [1 Inc, 1 Sc] x 10 (30)

R2: [1 Sc, 1 Inc] x 15 (45)

R3:1 Sc in every st (45)

R4: [4 Sc, 1 Inc) x 9 (54)

R5: [8 Sc, 1 Inc] x 6 (60)

R6-R17: 1 Sc in all sts (12 rounds)

Mark eyes with pins between round 11 and 12 with a distance of 11 stitches between pins (Photo 20). Insert safety eyes (Photo 21). Make sure you are happy with the placement before proceeding because once the washer is fixed to the rod of the eye, it cannot be removed.

R18: 4 Sc, 1 InvDec, [8 Sc, 1 InvDec] x 5, 4 Sc (54)

R19: [1 InvDec, 7 Sc] x 6 (48)

R20: 3 Sc, 1 InvDec, [6 Sc, 1 InvDec] x 5, 3 Sc (42), start stuffing

R21: [1 InvDec, 5 Sc] x 6 (36)

R22: 2 Sc, 1 InvDec, [4 Sc, 1 InvDec] x 5, 2 Sc (30)

R23: [1 InvDec, 3 Sc] x 6 (24)

R24: 1 Sc, 1 InvDec, [2 Sc, 1 InvDec] x 5, 1 Sc (18)

R25: [1 InvDec, 1 Sc] x 6 (12), stuff firmly

R26: 2 InvDec, close remaining stitches through the front loops as shown in the video.

Cut and pull the yarn through the last stitch completely, thread it onto yarn needle. Guide the yarn into front loops only of each remaining stitch from outside to inside. Fasten off the hole and hide the end of yarn inside the head (Photo 22).

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

Ears

Use gray yarn. Crochet in a continuous spiral.

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 every st (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 round 13 and 23. Fasten them with pins as shown on Photo 24, 25 and 26

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

Sew the ears with the ends of gray yarn that we left before (Photo 27 and 28). Fasten off and cut the yarn, hiding the ends inside the head.
Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 27 and 28

Hat

Use orange yarn. Crochet in a continuous spiral.

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

R2: 1 Sc in all sts (6)

R3: [1 Sc, 1 Inc] x 3 (9)

R4: [2 Sc, 1 Inc] x 3 (12)

R5: 1 Sc in all sts (12)

R6: [3 Sc, 1 Inc] x 3 (15)

R7: 1 Sc in all sts (15)

R8: 2 Sc, 1 Inc, [4 Sc, 1 Inc] x 2, 2 Sc (18)

R9: 1 Sc in all sts (18)

R10: [5 Sc, 1 Inc] x 3 (21)

R11: 1 Sc in all sts (21)

R12: 3 Sc, 1 Inc, [6 Sc, 1 Inc] x 2, 3 Sc (24)

R13: 1 Sc in all sts (24)

R14: [3 Sc, 1 Inc] x 6 (30)

R15: 1 Sc in all sts (30)

R16: 1 Sc, 1 Inc, [2 Sc, 1 Inc] x 9, Sc (40)

R17: [3 Sc, 1 Inc] x 10 (50)

R18: 1 Sс in every st (50), 1 Slst in first st of the round, weave in end (Photo 29).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 29

Scarf

Use orange yarn. Make a foundation chain of Ch 7. Work in turns.

R1. Start in 4th ch from the hook: 4 Dc, Ch 3 (counted as 1 Dc here and throughout), turn

R2. From 2nd st: 3 Dc, 1 Dc into top of ch 3 (5), Ch 3, turn

R3. From 2nd st (Photo 30): 3 Dc, 1 Dc into top of ch 3 (Photo 31), Ch 3, turn

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 30 and 31

R4-24. From 2nd st: 3 Dc, 1 Dc into top of ch 3, Ch 3, turn

R25. From 2nd st: 3 Dc, 1 Dc into top of ch 3. Weave in end (Photo 32).

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 32

Embroidering

Use straight stitches and embroidery floss in white color. Embroider whites of the eyes, nose and mustache with 6-strand of
embroidery floss as shown on Photo 33 and 34

Crochet pattern for amigurumi cat Halloween
Photo 33 and 34

Sew hat to the head. Tie the scarf around the cat’s neck.

Congratulations! Your little cat is ready! I hope you have fun. I’d love to see your toy, be sure to tag me @gorbunova.dolls on Instagram. If you are on Facebook join my group Crochet patterns by GorbunovaDolls and share a photo! If you enjoyed this pattern, subscribe for more!

Amigurumi Crochet Cat Pattern for Halloween
Photo 35 and 36

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The design and pattern are copyright and must not be reproduced for resale! You may sell finished items made from this pattern. For your personal use (non-profit) or for charity purposes you are permitted to make as many items from this pattern as you like.

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