Kimono Kitty · Part 3 of 4 · Creator Challenge 2021

by - March 06, 2021


Dear fellow crocheters,

Welcome to Sweet Softies' fourth annual Creator Challengefeaturing the Kimono Kitty!  She's a sweet, little cat who wears a traditional Japanese dress.  This kokeshi amigurumi doll's outfit includes a kimono with the large sleeves, an obi sash, and a bow on the back.  She also wears a sakura (cherry blossom) flower on her head.  

If you haven't already, check out the INTRO PAGE for rules and important information about this Creator Challenge.

You can PIN this pattern for later~

You can also save it and/or add your project on Ravelry!


Neck Collar & Bow


With white yarn, ch 21.

Switch to pink yarn. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st across.

FO with a long tail for sewing later. 

Neck Collar Video Tutorial:


Use dark pink yarn. 

R1: In MR, (ch 3, dc, ch 3, sl st) x 2. Pull ring tight. 

FO with a long tail for wrapping around the center of the bow and sewing it to the back of the belt.

Bow Video Tutorial:

Don't forget to share your photos in the Sweet Softies FB Group!

PDF Pattern

Don't want to wait for all CAL instructions? Want a printable, ad-free, and easy-to-read PDF file with photo references? If so, you can purchase the PDF file for a small fee. Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!

***Limited time discount!!!*** 

Use the code SAKURA at checkout while this event is running (until 3/20/2021) for 30% off the PDF! 

Join the Community!

Participants are encouraged to share work in progress (WIP) photos in the Sweet Softies FB Group!

You can also save this pattern or add your project on Ravelry!

Pattern Links

Kimono Kitty's pattern will be FREE on my blog, but an ad-free printable PDF pattern with photo references is also available for purchase. (Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!)

Want your friends to join in on this fun Creator Challenge too?  The more, the merrier!  Share this post and spread the joy of crocheting!

Happy crafting!

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