Lucky Cat Amigurumi by snacksies snacksies

Lucky Cat Amigurumi

June 2015
This pattern is available for S$6.00 SGD buy it now

Lucky Cat or Maneki neko is a Japanese cat figurine used for bringing good luck to its owner. This pattern teaches you how to make a Lucky Cat amigurumi.

This pattern is very straightforward and is suitable for beginners with basic crochet knowledge. It comes with 8 pages of detailed instructions and 13 photos to help you follow along. The stitches that you will need to know for this pattern are:

  • Crocheting in the round,
  • forming a magic ring,
  • sc - single crochet
  • sc inc - single crochet increase
  • sc dec - single crochet decrease
  • ss - slip stitch
  • ch - chain stitch

Using fingering yarn with 2.5mm hook will produce a lucky cat of about 7.5cm/2.9in tall.It will be bigger if you use a thicker yarn and smaller if you use a thinner yarn.

The materials you will need for this project will be (based on fingering yarn):
White yarn
Tan yarn
Red yarn
Yellow yarn
Safety Eyes 5mm x2 (use a bigger size if you are using a thicker yarn)
Black embroidery thread
Crochet Hook 2.5mm (or a hook size suitable for your yarn)
Yarn needle

The pattern is a downloadable PDF file and you will need a reader on your pc to open it. Feel free to contact me for any questions regarding the pattern.

Please do not copy, share or sell this pattern. If you sell the finished doll, please credit Snacksies Handicraft Corner for the design.