Basik the cat amigurumi pattern

Lovely amigurumi plush cat is a perfect soft cuddly toy for your child! This is a detailed easy to follow tutorial of how to make a cat in the photo. You can crochet your own cat with small head or with big one. The both are adorable!

Designer: @kalach_s_izyumom

You will need:

  • YarnArt Dolce yarn: color #7540 (1.5 skein)
  • 4.5 mm crochet hook
  • YarnArt Begonia yarn for muzzle
  • Vita Coco yarn: grey color for whiskers
  • 16 mm safety eyes
  • 11 mm safety nose
  • Sewing thread and needle
  • Black felt for feet
  • Fiberfill

Free crochet cat tutorial. Part 1: small head

Free crochet plush cat pattern

Abbreviations:
R – row
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

2:02 Small head
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (9 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [33]
R 7: (10 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [36]
R 8: 36 sc
R 9: (11 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [39]
R 10-12: 39 sc (3 rows)
R 13: (11 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [36]
R 14: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 15: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]

7:54 Insert safety eyes between R 10 and R 11 at the distance of 5 sc from each other.
Insert nose under eyes at the distance of 1 row from eyes.
Stuff with fiberfill.

R 16: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 17: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 18: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

15:25 Ears (make 2)
Make 4 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: 2 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 2 sc [7]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

17:06 – View video to make deep set eyes.
Sew ears to the head.
25:50 – Make whiskers with grey yarn.

Free crochet cat tutorial. Part 2: big head

Big head
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7: (11 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [39]
R 8: 39 sc
R 9: (12 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [42]
R 10-16: 42 sc (7 rows)
R 17: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 18: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 19: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]

Insert safety eyes between R 12 and R 13 at the distance of 5 sc from each other.
Insert nose under eyes at the distance of 1 row from eyes.
Stuff with fiberfill.

R 20: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 21: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 22: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
Make 4 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: 2 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 2 sc [7]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Make deep set eyes – view video at 17:06 (Part 1).
Sew ears to the head.
Make whiskers with grey yarn – view video at 25:50 (Part 1).

Free crochet cat tutorial. Part 3: legs, arms, tail and body

Legs (make 2)

Feet
Make 5 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 2 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 2 sc, 1 sc [10]
R 2: 2 inc, 2 sc, 3 inc, 2 sc, inc [16]
R 3-6: 16 sc (4 rows)
R 7: (2 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
Stuff with fiberfill.
R 8: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off.

Make paws – view video at 07:05.
Sew felt circle (22 mm diameter) to the foot – view video at 14:18.

Legs
10 ch, join in ring with sl st
R 1-5: 10 sc (5 rows)
Fold the top opening flat and 5 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew foot and leg together – view video at 12:30.

Arms (make 2)
Make 6 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 3 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 4 sc [12]
R 2-4: 12 sc (3 rows)
R 5: 1 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 3 sc [10]
R 6: dec, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc [8]
R 7-11: 8 sc (5 rows)
Stuff the bottom part of the arm.
Fold the top opening flat and 4 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Make paws – view video at 25:00.

Tail
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: 6 sc
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 4: 9 sc
R 5: inc, 8 sc [10]
R 6-11: 10 sc (6 rows)
Fold the top opening flat and 5 sc through both sides.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Body
Make 6 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 3 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 4 sc [12]
R 2: 2 inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, inc [18]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 2 times, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 4 sc, inc [24]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 2 times, 3 sc, (2 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 5 sc, inc [30]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 2 times, 3 sc, (3 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 6 sc, inc [36]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 2 times, 3 sc, (4 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 7 sc, inc [42]
In the next row attach legs (5 stitches from each other) and tail – view video at 39:50. Or you can sew legs and tail to the body later.
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 2 times, 3 sc, (5 sc, inc) repeat 3 times, 8 sc, inc [48]
R 8-14: 48 sc (7 rows)
R 15: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 16-17: 42 sc (2 rows)
R 18: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 19: 48 sc
R 20: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 21: 30 sc
R 22: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 23: 24 sc
Stuff with fiberfill.
In the next row attach arms – view video at 54:30. Or you can sew arms to the body later.
R 24: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 25: 18 sc
Fasten off.

Sew head to the body – view video at 1:02:07.

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