Boy in Cat Costume - English Amigurumi Crochet Pattern


Boy in cat costume patten crochet amigurumi handmade tutorial

Today is BlondieAmigurumis 13th Anniversary! And in Chile, August is the month of the cat! So, in order to celebrate both (I'm a big Catlover myself) I have this gift for you! It's a sweet Boy wearing a cat costume! I guess he's getting ready for Halloween, so maybe there will be more friends like him! who knows?! 

Would you like to see more kids in costumes? what animal? I'd love if you gave me more ideas!!

This tutorial is also available on my YouTube Channel as a videotutorial in Spanish. You can find it here. It can be useful if you need to see how to make the details or something you don't understand. You can also buy an inexpensive PDF for this pattern on Etsy here or in Ravelry here.

THIS IS A FREE PATTERN.  Crochet design by María Paz Jélvez Herrera (Blondieamigurumis)
If you want to share this pattern please do it directly sharing the link of this entry. Taking screenshots, translating this pattern, making challenges or CALs or online videos without my permission is absolutely prohibited.
You might sell finished dolls made with this pattern. If you share your work on social media, please tag me as the pattern designer.

This Pattern is worked in spiral unless told otherwise.


  • Nude, beige, black, red and pink cotton yarn 
  • 2.75mm crochet hook 
  • 10mm safety eyes 
  • Stitch marker 
  • Black and white embroidery floss 
  • Yarn needle 
  • Fiberfill 
  • Small metal ring 
  • Sleigh bell 
  • Pliers 
  • Scissors
  • Wire (optional)


MR: magic ring
Sc: single crochet
Inc: increase
Dec: decrease
Hdc: half double crochet
Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch
(  )x number: repeat x times
(number): stitches at the end of the round


Make 2
Use beige
Stuff slightly only on the first half of the arm.

1: 6sc in MR (6)
2: (2sc, inc)x2 (8)
3 - 14 (12 rounds) 8sc (8)
Flatten the arm and then work 3sc on both layers
Fasten off, leaving a tail.


Use beige
Make 2
Stuff firmly as you go.
Do not cut the yarn on the second leg, since we will continue working in the body.

Work 7ch
Starting in the second ch from hook, work around the chain:
1: 5sc, 3sc in the same stitch, 4sc, inc (14)
2: inc, 4sc, 3inc, 4sc, 2inc (20)
3: sc, inc, 4sc, (sc, inc)x3, 4sc, (sc, inc)x2 (26)
4: 6sc, 6dec, 8sc (20)
5: 5sc, 4dec, 7sc (16)
6: 3sc, 4dec, 5sc (12)
7 - 20 (14 rounds) 12sc (12)
Fasten off in the first leg. Do not cut the yarn in the second leg. Continue on body.


Continue from legs
Use beige

1: 4sc in the second leg, 3ch, join to the second-to-last stitch of the first leg, 12sc, 3sc in ch, 12sc in the second leg, 3sc in ch. (30)
2 - 9 (8 rounds) 30sc (30)
10: 5sc, dec, 12sc, dec, 9sc (28)
11: (1 round) 28sc (28)
12: 5sc, dec, 12sc, dec, 7sc (26)
13: (1 round) 26sc (26)
14: 4sc, dec, 12sc, dec, 6sc (24)
15: 3sc, join first arm by working 3sc in both the arm and the body, 9sc, join 2nd arm working 3sc, 6sc (24)
16: (2sc, dec)x6 (18)
17: (1 round) 18sc (18)
Fasten off leavig a long tail for sewing to the head.
Use the arms remaining yarn to make small stitches on the side of the arms to secure them.


Use nude

1: 6sc in MR (6)
2: 6inc (12)
3: (sc, inc)x6 (18)
4: (2sc, inc)x6 (24)
5: (3sc, inc)x6 (30)
6: (4sc, inc)x6 (36)
7: (5sc, inc)x6 (42)
8: (6sc, inc)x6 (48)
9 - 18 (10 rounds) 48sc (48)
19: (6sc, dec)x6 (42)
Attach eyes between rounds 15 and 16 with 8 stitches between them.
20: (5sc, dec)X6 (36)
21: (4sc, dec)x6 (30)
Stuff firmly
22: (3sc, dec)x6 (24)
23: (2sc, dec)x6 (18)
24: (sc, dec)x6 (12)
Finish stuffing 
25: 6dec (6)
Finish off.


Use beige

1: 6sc in MR (6)
2: 6inc (12)
3: (sc, inc)x6 (18)
4: (2sc, inc)x6 (24)
5: (3sc, inc)x6 (30)
6: (4sc, inc)x6 (36)
7: (5sc, inc)x6 (42)
8: (6sc, inc)x6 (48)
9 - 17 (9 rounds) 48sc (48)
Insert the head inside the bonnet (see photo). Continue working and closing.
18: (6sc, dec)x6 (42)
19: (5sc, dec)X6 (36)


Make 2
Use beige

1: 4sc in MR (4)
2: 4inc (8)
3: (3sc, inc)x2 (10)
4: (4sc, inc)x2 (12)
5: (5sc, inc)x2 (14)
6: (6sc, inc)x2 (16)
7: (1 round) 16sc (16)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


Use beige

1: 6sc in MR (6)
2 -18 (17 rounds) 6sc (6)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Use red 

Work 27 chains
Starting on the third ch, work 25hdc,
Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing


1: Sew the ears to the head 6 rounds apart from the edge of the bonnet. They should have 7 stitches between them.

2: Sew the body to the head.

3: Sew the tail to the body. Optional: use eletric wire on the tail, Leave a small part to insert it into the body of the doll. 

4: Sew the collar to the neck. Attach the bell using the metal ring. If you don't have a ring, you can sew the bell.

And voilà! Your boy in a cat costume is ready!!!
If you crochet it, don't forget to tag me on your social media to see your finished work!! Remember that if you want to share this pattern, please do it by sharing its link and not taking screenshots of it.
Thank you!!


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