The beauty of being a crafting and DIY enthusiast is that you can make yourself whatever kind of projects you like. Knitters, for example, have endless options for combining their knitting skills with their other hobbies and interests. Some of the cutest projects out there, however, are the ones made by and for cat lovers! Check out these adorable kitty-themed knitting patterns that are perfect for cat lovers to knit for themselves, or even for knitters to gift to their cat-loving friends!
Socks the Cat
This adorable and easy plush cat makes the perfect gift for young cat lovers with lots of imagination. Get the pattern on Red Heart.
Lady Liberty cat hat
Your cat might not love the idea of wearing Spindles and Spices‘ Statue of Liberty themed hat for very long, but you’ll sure love making and photographing it!
Hello Kitty hat
Some cartoon cats are just as lovable as the real thing! Check out Helle Majlund‘s pattern for this adorable Hello Kitty hat.
Brownie the cat
Adults and children alike will enjoy having Brownie the cat around to squeeze whenever they need it. Get the pattern from Acorn Buds Yarn.
Cat’s paw hat
Satu Grohn shows you how to make this adorable sloughing hat with a cat’s pay edge.
Head to tail costume
A simple black cat costume is perfect for a themed party or on Halloween. Knitted Thoughts shows you how to make it instead of buying it at the store!
Cat on a wall mittens
These adorable motif mittens are toasty to wear and super fun to make. Get the pattern from Violet Green.
Beans the cat
Nothing will cheer you up quite like the presence of a chubby little cat plush when you need a stress relieving squeeze! Check out Linda Dawkin’s pattern for Beans the cat.
Cat eared baby hat
In case your baby wasn’t quite adorable enough already, Sophy Ting‘s pattern shows you how to make her look like a kitten with this cute cat ears hat!
Cats on a wall hat
Just in case you decide you cat on a wall mittens from above need to be a complete set, here’s a pattern for a similarly themed hat from Song Yuu!
Cat face sweater
This kitschy but stylish sweater is the perfect cat themed project for teen knitters or knitters with teenage family members. Get the pattern from Desramores.
Cat walk poncho
Besides its “punny” name, this poncho is a blast to both knit and wear due to its whimsical cat paw pattern! Get the details from Ellen Bagge.
Cat project bag
What better bag to hold your knitting projects in than a cat-themed bag that you knitted yourself? Get the pattern from DorChi Creatingmagic.
Black cat notebook cover
Jules + The Hook gives you the perfect pattern for adding a cute cat motif to your diary or favourite notebook. Get personalizing with two of your favourite interests!
Homemade supplies and cats are the perfect recipe for making the dishes a lot more fun! One Crafty Mama gives you a simple but interesting pattern for creating a cat motif within a knitted dishcloth.
Have you knitted other adorable cat-themed projects that you don’t see here? Tell us about them in the comments or link us to a picture of your work!