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Halloween Cat Applique and Granny Square - Free Crochet Pattern

This crochet cat granny square is a part of my Halloween Blanket Crochet Along. Click here to see the other squares.


For Week #8 of the CAL we will be making 4 gray squares, 4 black squares, and 4 cat appliques that will be sewn onto the gray squares.

This will be the last of the granny squares!! We are in the home stretch. Next week, we will be working on joining our squares and making a border for the blanket! Yay!

Watch the video to help you through and find the materials needed & free written pattern below!


Crochet Cat Applique Free Patttern

Materials
Black, white, and pink yarn
G/4.00 mm hook
2 6mm safety eyes
Tapestry needle & Scissors

Notes
Abbrevations (US terms)
Ch = chain, hdc = half double crochet, sc = single crochet, sc3tog = single crochet three together (triple decrease), st = stitch(es)

Using black
Round 1: Magic ring, 10 hdc in ring, join to first hdc (10)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2hdc in each st around, join to first hdc (20)
Round 3: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc, repeat from * around, join to first hdc (30)
Round 4: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc in next 2 st, repeat from * around, join to first hdc (40)
DO NOT fasten off

Ears
Ch 1, sc in next 3 st, turn
Ch 1, sc3tog
Fasten off
Attach black yarn 3 spaces away from first ear
Ch 1, sc in next 3 st, turn
Ch 1, sc3tog
Fasten off

Face
Attach safety eyes
Sew on nose and whiskers using white/pink yarn and tapestry needle

LEARN HOW TO SEW ON APPLIQUES HERE

Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Use J/6.00mm hook

Chain 2 in beginnging of round does not count as stitch

Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stich(es)

Dimensions: Approx. 6.5" square

Round 1: Magic ring, Ch 2, 10dc into magic ring, join to first dc
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc into each st around, join to first dc
Round 3: Ch 2, *dc, hdc into next 2 st, dc, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in one st, repeat from * , join to first dc (8 st per side)
Round 4: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in ch 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 2 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (12 st per side)
Round 5: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in chain 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 4 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (16 st per side)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

The video for the granny square is the same as the Christmas square EXCEPT use a J/6.00mm hook and fasten off after the 5th row. The square will be approx. 6.5"