14 Crochet Cat Projects

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Cool Cats includes 14 Crochet Cat Projects. You will find patterns for adorable amigurumi cats, to kitty inspired home décor projects like blankets and pillows.


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Cool Cats - Leisure Arts - Book Review

Title: Cool Cats
Designer: Kristi Simpson
Photographer: Jason Masters
ISBN: 9781464779374 Pages: 64
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2020

Cool Cats

Cool Cats includes 14 crochet projects on a cat theme. Each crochet cat pattern includes an introduction to the real life kitty the project was created after.

All patterns included in Cool Cats are rated as a BEGINNER skill level.

I believe some of the patterns might be on the challenging side for new crocheters (Beginners) because there is colorwork (mid-row) and shaping used in several of the amigurumi designs. Assembly is also required for some of the projects, including the Blanket.

14 Crochet Cat Patterns

Take a closer look at the projects you can make here: Cool Cats

The General Instructions section of the eBook, begins on page 60. Explanations and diagrams (where needed) are provided for the following stitches and techniques:

Stitch Guide

  • Gauge
  • Markers
  • Joining with sc
  • Back Ridge of a Chain
  • Back Loops Only
  • Free Loops of a Chain
  • Working in Space Before a Stitch
  • Reverse Single Crochet
  • Whipstitch
  • Weave Thru Stitches
  • Pom-Pom
  • Embroidery Stitches

The yarns used to create these adorable cat crochet projects were:

  • Red Heart® Amore™
  • Red Heart® Soft®
  • Red Heart® Hygge™
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice®
  • Patons® Classic Wool Worsted™
  • Premier® Anti-Pilling Everyday®Worsted
  • Premier® Anti-Pilling Bamboo Chunky
  • Lion Brand® Go For Faux™
  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
  • Lion Brand® Jeans® Colors
  • Lion Brand® Feels Like Butta
  • Patons® Classic Wool Roving™
  • Lion Brand® Touch of Alpaca™

My favorite kitties are Snuggles, Pouncer and Peaches in Cool Cats.

Which kitty is your favorite? You can see all the crocheted cats here.

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7 Comments

  1. Love all the cat projects in this book. It would be hard to decide which to make first.

  2. I would love to make the grey kitty, but I would make in black for my two black kitties. I also love the rug.

  3. So cute!! I’ve made my son a couple of cats, but I think he’d like a few more. Some day I may get another cat myself.
    Baby Blankets – 8 Crocheted Baby Blankets would be awesome for a review from you

  4. What a lovely book, cats are my favorite animal. I want to make that cuddly cat tie. For your next review please do the Graphghan one.

  5. I just started making amigurumi so this book will definitely be used a lot.