Crochet Tutorial Christmas Cat

Hmm.. What is this? It’s a cat or maybe Christmas tree? Anyway, if you love cats and Christmas, then this crochet pattern for you.

crochet christmas cat

It’s a super-quick project, you can crochet this Christmas Cat make in no time – even while you’re waiting for Santa to arrive!

You will need:

Hook 5.0 for cat and 3.0 for hat and garland
Himalaya Dolphin Baby of green color for cat
Any cotton or acrylic yarn of red and white colors for Santa hat and garland
Safety plastic eyes
Metallic pipe cleaner
Beads for garland

The size of finished toy is 5.1 inches
Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, dc – double crochet, ch – chain, sl st – slip stitch
Start each round with 1 chain

Cat (green color)

R1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
R2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
R3. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
R4. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
R5. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
R6. [sc] around (in total 30 sc)
R7. [sc]*30 times + Ch31, 29 sc, sl st (in total 30 sc + tail)
R8-11. [sc] around (30 sc in each round)
R12. [8 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 27 sc)
R13. [sc] around (in total 27 sc)
R14. [7 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 24 sc)
R15. [sc] around (in total 24 sc)
R16. [6 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 21 sc)
R17. [sc] around (in total 21 sc)
R18. [5 sc, dec]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
R19. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
R20. [dec]*6 times (in total 6 sc)


R1. Join yarn to the head and crochet 3 sc
R2. Ch1, turn, dec (in total 1 sc)

Santa hat

R1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
R2-3. [sc] around (6 sc in each round)
R4. [sc, inc]*3 times (in total 9 sc)
R5-6. [sc] around (9 sc in each round)
R7. [2 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 12 sc)
R8-9. [sc] around (12 sc in each round)
R10. [3 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 15 sc)
R11-12. [sc] around (15 sc in each round)
R13. [4 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 18 sc)
R14-15. [sc] around (18 sc in each round)
R16. [5 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 21 sc)
R17-18. [sc] around (21 sc in each round)
R19. [6 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 24 sc)
R20-21. [sc] around (24 sc in each round)
R22. [7 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 27 sc)
R23-24. [sc] around (27 sc in each round)
R25. [8 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 30 sc)
R26. [sc] around (in total 30 sc)
R27. [4 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 36 sc)
R28. [sc] around (in total 36 sc)
R29. [5 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 42 sc)
R30. [sc] around (in total 42 sc)
R31. [6 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 48 sc)
R32. [sc] around (in total 48 sc)
Change a color
R33. [3 dc together, skip next chain]*22 times

Christmas garland

Thread 27 beads onto the yarn
Ch 10, pull one bead up to your hook and slip stitch around it
Repeat 26 more times
Join to the first chain with slip stitch

Made by Iris F.

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