Slender Cat Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern

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Are you ready to embark on a unique crafting journey? Dive into my Slender Cat Amigurumi crochet pattern, where the eerie meets the adorable. This isn’t just another crochet project; it’s your gateway to creating a slender, mysterious cat with a captivatingly creepy charm. Imagine crafting those elongated limbs, piercing eyes, and a sleek body – all wrapped up in a cozy amigurumi style.

Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just dipping your toes into the amigurumi world, this pattern is designed for an engaging and slightly spooky crafting experience. So, grab your hooks, pick your eeriest yarn colors, and get ready to stitch up some slender, spectral magic. With my easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll bring this cool, creepy slender cat to life, adding an enchanting twist to your amigurumi collection. Let’s turn the ordinary into the extraordinary with every loop and stitch!

General Instructions

Yarn colors you will need:

  • White
  • Black
  • Red

Abbreviations used

  • MR = magic ring
  • sc = single crochet
  • inc = increase
  • dec = decrease
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • FLO = front loop only
  • BLO = back loop only
  • ch = chain
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • Puff = Puff stitch (in this pattern always do 4 incomplete dc for the Puff)

The Pattern

- use White -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)[sc, inc] x6(18)
R4)[2sc, inc] x6(24)
R5)[3sc, inc] x6(30)
R6)[4sc, inc] x6(36)
R7)[5sc, inc] x6(42)
R8 - 10)42sc(42)
R11)[5sc, dec] x6(36)
R12)[4sc, dec] x6(30)
R13)[3sc, dec] x6(24)
R14)[2sc, dec] x6(18)

- Stuff the head -

R15)[4sc, dec] x3(15)
R16)15sc(15)

Finish off with a slip stitch and leave a tail for sewing.

Ears

(make 2)

- use White -

R1)MR + 3sc(3)
R2)3inc(6)
R3)[sc, inc] x3(9)
R4)[2sc, inc] x3(12)
R5 - 6)12sc(12)

Finish off with a slip stitch and leave a tail for sewing.

Legs + Body

- use White -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)[sc, inc] x3(9)
R3)9sc(9)

- Change to Black -

R4)FLO 9sl st(9)
R5)BLO 9sc(9)
R6 - 8)9sc(9)
R9)[2sc, inc] x3(12)
R10 - 12)12sc(12)

- Stuff the leg -

For the first leg, finish off with a slip stitch and leave a tail. For the second leg, continue by joining with the first leg. Beware that the start of each of your rows will be on the back of the finished cat.

R13)Join with first leg + 24sc(24)
R14)24sc(24)
R15)[3sc, inc] x6(30)
R16)FLO 30sl st(30)
R17)BLO 30sc(30)
R18 - 19)30sc(30)
R20)[3sc, dec] x6(24)
R21)24sc - change to White -(24)
R22)sc - change to Black - 23sc - change to White -(24)
R23)2sc - change to Black - 22sc - change to White - sc(24)
R24)sc, dec, - change to Black - [2sc, dec] x5, - change to White - sc(18)
R25)3sc, - change to Black - 14sc, - change to White - sc(18)
R26)4sc, - change to Black - 13sc, - change to White - sc(18)

- Stuff the body -

R27)2sc, dec, - change to Black - [4sc, dec] x2, 2sc, - change to White -(15)
R28)15sc(15)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Arms

(make 2)

- use White -

R1)MR + 4sc(4)
R2)4inc(8)
R3)[FLO Puff, BLO sl st] x4, 4sc(12)
R4)BLO 4dec, 4sc(8)
R5)4sc, ch1 + turn(4)
R6)4sc, ch1 + turn(4)

- Change to Black -

R7)FLO 8sl st (stitches 1-4 go into R6 and stitches 5-6 go into R4)(8)
R8)BLO 8sc(8)
R9 - 13)8sc(8)
R14)4sl st, 4sc, ch1 + turn(8)
R15)4sc, ch1 + turn(4)
R16)4sc(4)

- Stuff the first half of the Arm -

R17)8sc(8)
R18)[3sc, inc] x2(10)
R19 - 21)10sc(10)

- Stuff the rest of the Arm -

R22)[3sc, dec] x2(8)
R23)4dec(4)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Revers

- use Black -

R1)ch10 + turn(9)
R2)sl st, dc, 2hdc, 3sc, 2sl st(9)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Tie

- use Red -

This piece is worked in rows instead of rounds, so chain 1 and turn the piece at the end of every row.

R1)ch3(2)
R2)dec(1)
R3)sc(1)
R4)inc(2)
R5 - 6)2sc(2)
R7)dec(1)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Optional: Tentacles

(make 6)

- use Black -

R1)MR + 3sc(3)
R2)3sc(3)
R3)2sc, inc(4)
R4)4sc(4)
R5)3sc, inc(5)
R6 - 15)5sc(5)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.


Assembly

  1. Sew the head to the body.
  2. Sew the ears to the top of the head.
  3. Sew the arms to each side of the body.
  4. Sew the 2 parts of the Revers to each side of the white triangle
  5. Sew the Tie into the white triangle between the head and where the 2 Revers meet. Use the rest of the tail to wrap firmly around the 2nd row to emphasize a knot of the tie.
  6. Optional: sew the tentacles to the lower back of the body, where the tail of a cat would usually be.

Congrats, you’re done!



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