Crochet cat pencil case free pattern


Crochet cat pencil case

Use this free crochet pencil case pattern to make the cute plush cat pencil case. Add a unique touch to your child’s back-to-school gear with this pencil case from plush yarn. Have to try this crochet pattern!

Designer: @bobrik_toys

You will need:

  • YarnArt Dolce yarn: grey #782 (1/2 skein), dark grey #760 (1/2 skein), white #741 (a little)
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook (I use Clover hook)
  • 12 mm black safety eyes
  • 15 mm pink safety nose
  • Black thread for embroidering eyebrows and lashes
  • Some cotton white yarn for eye whites
  • Thin thread in the tone of yarn for sewing details together
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill
  • Grey zipper approx. 15 cm (5.9″)

Free crochet cat pencil case pattern

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

Head
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [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]
Insert safety eyes on R 3 at the distance of 5-6 st from each other.
R 6-9: 30 sc (4 rows)
R 10: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 11: 24 sc
R 12: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Stuff with fibefill.
R 13: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 14: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off.

Muzzle
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: 3 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 3 sc [14]
R 4: 14 sc
Insert safety nose approximately in R 3.
Fasten off.

Sew the muzzle under the eyes and put some fiberfill inside before you finish.
Embroider a mouth using black fine yarn.

Body
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [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: BLO 30 sc
R 7-8: 30 sc (2 rows)
Continue crocheting in turning rows:
R 9-16: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn (8 rows)
Change to dark grey yarn (when changing colors, stretch the thread):
R 17: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to grey yarn:
R 18: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to dark grey yarn:
R 19: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to grey yarn:
R 20: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to dark grey yarn:
R 21: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to grey yarn:
R 22: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn
Change to dark grey yarn:
R 23-27: 1 ch, 30 sc, turn (5 rows)
R 28: 1 ch, 30 sc
Continue crocheting in spiral:
R 29-30: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 31: BLO 30 sc
R 32: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 33: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 34: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 35: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off.

Crochet sl st around the hole (do not tighten too much).

Crochet cat pencil case tutorial

Ears (make 2)
One ear – with grey yarn, the other one – with dark grey yarn:
R 1: 4 sc in magic ring [4]
R 2: 4 sc
R 3: (inc) repeat 4 times [8]
R 4: (1 sc, inc) repeat 4 times [12]
R 5: 12 sc
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fasten off.

Sew the ears on the head between R 7 and R 8.

Legs (make 4)
Two legs – with grey yarn, the other two ones – with dark grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2-7: 6 sc (6 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fasten off.

Sew the legs to the body.
Front legs: one leg – grey, the other one – dark grey.
Hind legs: one leg – grey, the other one – dark grey.

Tail
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2-5: 6 sc (4 rows)
Change to dark grey yarn:
Then alternate two colors (grey and dark grey) to get stripes (change color every row).
R 6-10: 6 sc (5 rows)
Change to grey yarn:
All next rows crochet with grey yarn only.
R 11-15: 6 sc (5 rows)
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold the top opening flat and 3 sc through both sides.
Fasten off.

Sew the tail to the body on R 31.

Crochet cat tutorial

Assembly
Embroider eye whites with white yarn.
Embroider eyelashes using black thread. Embroider eyebrows above the eyes, with about 5-6 st between them.
Sew in zipper using strong thread.


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