Monday, October 13, 2008

Amigurumi Kitty in Jammies


Here she is - my newest ami Kitty, in her little pink jammies, all ready for bed. She is hugging her little white teddy bear (which I needle felted). This is a simple pattern (EASY) which can be done in one evening. So, I hope you enjoy this new Kitty pattern. Happy Crocheting!


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Materials:

Lion Brand Pound of Love - White
Bernat Satin - Flamingo
Size US-F/3.75mm Crochet Hook
Pink Embroidery Floss
Black Embroidery Floss
2 - 9mm Safety Eyes
1/4” Pink Satin Ribbon
Polyester Fiberfill
Blunt darning needle

Abbreviations:
SC = Single Crochet
Ch = Chain
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Beg = Beginning
Sts = Stitches
2tog = Crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)
* = Repeat stitches from * to end of *

Note:
1. This pattern is worked in continuous rounds; do not join and do not turn. Use stitch marker to indicate beginning of rounds.
2. Yarns listed is what I used – size may vary with other yarns.
3. I included a little teddy bear I needle felted for her – that is optional.


Head:Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 30 sc
Rnds 7-12: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 13: *Sc in next 4 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 14: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 15: *Sc in next 2 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Fasten off, leaving a long tail; insert safety eyes and stuff firmly. Sew opening closed.

Jammies Hood:
With Flamingo Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 30 sc
Rnds 7-14: Sc in each sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Ears: (Make 2)
Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 scRnd 3: Sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

At this point, you will insert the head into the jammies hood. Position ears on each side of hood, cupping slightly. Sew ears.

Bow:
With Flamingo Yarn,
Rnd 1: Ch 6
Rnd 2: Sc in second ch from hook, ch 1, turn.
Rnd 3-6: Sc across, ch 1, turn.Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

To Form Bow:
1. Weave in short piece of yarn (where ch was started) to center;
2. Weave in long tail to center;
3. Pinch center and wrap long tail around several time (4 or 5 times);
4. Thread through blunt needle and secure by running under the wrapped part, bringing it out; secure firmly. Attach the bow to side of head.

Body:
With Flamingo Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 30 sc
Rnds 7-12: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 13: *Sc in next 4 sc, sc 2 tog*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 14: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 15: *Sc in next 2 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Rnd 16: *Sc in next sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 10 sc
Fasten off leave long tail; stuff firmly. Sew opening closed (this will be the bottom). Flatten bottom so kitty can stand.

Arms: (Make 2)
Using White Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: Sc around
Rnd 3-5: Sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Do not stuff.
Legs: (make 2)
Using Flamingo Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around = 10 sc
Rnd 3-5: Sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly.
To Assemble:
1. Attach head to body.
2. Attach arms, just below head.
3. Attach legs.
4. Attach bow.
5. Using pink embroidery floss, sew nose.
6. Using black embroidery floss, sew whiskers.
7. Tie ribbon around neck into a bow.
Your Ami Kitty in her little pink jammies is complete!

Doll measures 4-1/2” tall.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Adorable kitty!I will definitly be making this soon!

Armina said...

Thank you - Happy crocheting!

Anonymous said...

I love this pattern. Thank you so much for making it available.

Armina said...

You are welcome - enjoy!

Anonymous said...

Oh I love the kitty in PJ's. I have a 17 month granddaughter and I've been looking for something small that her little hands can handle and looks like this is what I've been looking for.
thank you so much for sharing it.

Pam

Anonymous said...

That is so cute. Made me smile a mile wide...will be making this...well now!

Thank you so much for making it available. :D

xx

Ericka said...

This is an ADORABLE pattern!
Printing it out now to make for my daughter!

Karen Stevens said...

This is too cute! Thanks so much for sharing! You truly are talented!

Karen Stevens said...

This was posted almost 5 years ago and it's still cute! Thanks for sharing! I can't wait to start!