Kimono Kitty Doll · Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

by - March 16, 2021


Dear fellow crocheters,

I'm thrilled to put together this official blog post for Kimono Kitty!  Kimono Kitty is an adorable, little kitten that is quick and easy to crochet.  This kokeshi amigurumi doll's outfit includes a traditional Japanese dress with large sleeves, an obi sash, and a bow on the back.  She also wears a sakura (cherry blossom) flower on her head.

Kimono Kitty's pattern debuted as Sweet Softies' fourth annual Creator Challenge.  You can check out the submissions page to see all of the Kimono Kitties that were made during this Crochet-A-Long (CAL)!


You can PIN this pattern for later~



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



Want to get the full set of instructions in one convenient, printable, and ad-free PDF file with photo references? If so, you can purchase the PDF pattern for a small fee. Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!






Pattern Info

Intro

The Kimono Kitty Doll is a little cat who wears a traditional Japanese dress.  This sweet amigurumi’s outfit includes a kimono with the oversized sleeves and a bow on the back.  She also wears a sakura (cherry blossom) flower on her head.  This pattern is easy to customize with different yarn color combinations.  The Kimono Kitty makes for a perfect handmade gift! 

The PDF pattern includes complete written instructions for this DIY doll-making tutorial, photo references for the crocheted parts, and step-by-step explanations for finishing details.  Video tutorials to several parts of this pattern are also included as links in the corresponding sections.


Finished Measurement

Height: 4.25 inches (11 cm)


Level

★★☆☆☆  Easy / Familiar Beginner
Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), attaching plastic safety eyes, attaching yarn, changing yarn colors, and sewing parts together.


Stitches/Terms Used (U.S. Terminology)

  • FO: fasten off 
  • MR: magic ring 
  • Ch: chain 
  • Sl st: slip stitch 
  • Surface slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet 
  • Dc: double crochet 
  • Inc: increase 
  • Dec: decrease 
  • BLO: back loops only


Materials



Pattern Links

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






Thanks for reading, and hope you have a fun time crocheting the Kimono Kitty!

Again, don't forget that you can get the full set of instructions in one convenient, printable, and ad-free PDF file with photo references. To do so, purchase the PDF pattern for a small fee. Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!


If you enjoyed my patterns, don't forget to check out my free pattern page for more! 

Happy crafting,

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