Sweet Crochet Accessories for Cats That Make Them Happy

A collage of crocheted cat toys and a blue chair.
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Although dog accessories are more popular, crochet accessories for cats are sometimes even more interesting to make. The trick is to find out which ones your cat will love and which ones will just get by. Here are some great ideas for your little friend, each one for a cat with a different character. Choose the one that suits you and get started!

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1. Easy Cat House

This cat house is perfect for cats that like to hide and sit on the highest places. It’s a cozy and spacious shelter that you can place anywhere on the wall to give your pet a little space to be alone and do his secret cat business. The house is interesting to make and actually quite simple – another advantage.

  • DESIGNED by Natalie Pelikh
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a crocheted cat house.

Photos by Natalie Pelikh / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Harbor Pet Bed

If your cat is a real royalty, this cat bed is a match. It has a simple yet elegant design, holds its shape well, and you can place it anywhere so that everyone can see your little friend. This is a great choice if your cat loves to sleep in a box and doesn’t mind being seen sleeping. The bed is very cozy and most importantly, it’s durable.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a white cat laying on a bed.

Photos by Jess Coppom / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Crochet Sweet Dreams Pet Hammock

An interesting design for cats that like to be close to their owners. The design of this cat hammock allows you to place it under any chair or table so your cat can stay close while you’re working or just relaxing with a book and a cup of coffee. Although some cats may prefer to sleep directly on you, this design is quite fast, and you can try it anyway.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations 
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A cat is sitting on a chair with a hammock.

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

4. Granny V Stitch Cat Blanket

A stunning cat blanket for strong and independent cats who do not like human-made pet beds. If your cat doesn’t like sleeping in anything but seems to like sitting on your bags and bed, this project will do the trick. It’s just a simple crochet blanket, but it has a great thick and durable texture to make it comfortable for your pet. Plus, it’s another quick project.

  • DESIGNED by Courtney McFarland
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a calico cat laying on a crocheted rug.

Photos by Courtney McFarland / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

5. Cat Mat # 3

If your cat doesn’t like pet beds, this crocheted cat mat is a nice option. It will suit those cats who like to lie on something warm. If your cat loves plastic bags, carpets, and couches, this tiny mat will be great for him or her. Plus, it’s a beginner-friendly pattern and you’ll find the tutorial easy to follow. Just follow the steps exactly and you’ll be fine.

  • DESIGNED by Terri Haw
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two colorful crocheted rugs.

Photos by Terri Haw / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on craftsbycatmom.blogspot.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Cat Mat, Kattmatta

This crochet pattern will suit those cats who love windowsills. With this mat, you can make your windowsill warmer and prevent your cat from getting a cold. The crochet pet mat pattern is easy to complete, and you won’t have any trouble if you follow the instructions step by step. Plus, it’s just a great accessory for your home, so don’t miss this opportunity.

  • DESIGNED by Birgit Bjelkengren
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a cat sitting on a window sill, showcasing crochet accessories for cats.

Photos by Birgit Bjelkengren / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

7. Cozy Cat Bed

If your cat loves to snuggle, this crocheted pet bed is perfect for her. It’s roomy, so your pet won’t feel uncomfortable. Plus, you can place a tiny crochet blanket inside for added coziness. The project is simple, so you can complete it quickly, even if you don’t have much experience with similar projects. Just remember to choose a good quality, durable yarn.

  • DESIGNED by Jessica Underwood
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a cat peacefully dozing in a cozy crocheted cat bed.

Photos by Jessica Underwood / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on stitching-together.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Puffy & Stuffy Cat Toys

Some cats don’t like beds and mats, but they do like small toys. Instead of buying some rubber ones from the store, you can make them with your own hands. Pet toys like these are great for the most active cats who love to chase your flip-flops or anything else that is lying around. The pattern is best suited for intermediate crocheters, so check the requirements.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Two pictures of a cat playing with a crocheted owl toy.

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

9. Fairy House / Cat Cocoon / Basket

If you want to make something stunning for your pet, this crochet house will do the trick. It’s a cozy cat house, designed to give your pet some space to hide and have a nap after a long day of the exhausting cat business. Make sure you use the specific kind of yarn mentioned in the pattern for the best effect.

  • DESIGNED by Hanneke van Dijk
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a cat inside a crochet cat cocoon house

Photos by Hanneke van Dijk / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Cat House

A simple crochet cat bed that will satisfy even those cats who only sleep on your paper bags. The free construction of this crochet cat house makes it easier and more comfortable to hide inside. The pattern is easy to follow and will suit beginners. Just use the durable yarn, it’s important.

  • DESIGNED by we are knitters
  • PROJECT TYPE cat accessories
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a cat inside a crocheted cat bed

Photos by  we are knitters / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on weareknitters.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Cat Cave

Cats are known for their love of hiding in small spaces. As responsible pet owners, we can create comfortable hiding spots for them. This crochet cat cave is a great alternative to a regular cat bed. You can use the free crochet pattern to make the perfect cozy spot for your beloved pet.

  • DESIGNED by Ashlea Schumaker
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet cat accessories
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
a crochet cat cave with open lace roof and beads

Photos by Ashlea Schumaker / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hearthookhome.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Basketweave Cat Blanket

Every cat on this planet deserves its own crochet blanket for lazy sleeping in the afternoon time or whenever it wants. So, I highly recommend creating one with a free crochet pattern and making your kitty happy. It will pay you back with all love and purrs. And you’ll practice basketweave stitch.

  • DESIGNED by Marie Segares
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet cat accessories
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL advanced beginner
a crochet cat blanket with a basketweave pattern

Photos by Underground Crafter / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on undergroundcrafter.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Pom Pom Hat for Cats

This whimsical crochet cat hat is simply adorable! Featuring a playful design with black pom-poms on either side, it gives your feline friend a charming and cozy look. The hat is crocheted in a soft, neutral color with contrasting black trim, ensuring both comfort and style. It’s the perfect accessory to keep your cat warm and bring a smile to anyone’s face.

  • DESIGNED by Melissa Hassler
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet cat accessories
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a crochet pom pom hat for a cat

Photos by Melissa Hassler / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lovableloops.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Yin-Yang Cat Bed

Your beloved cat will love you more for sure if you make them this amazing crochet cat bed. It is crafted in a circular shape and features a Yin-Yang design. It looks very stylish, will enhance your interior, and will become your pet’s favorite spot.

  • DESIGNED by Tamara Kelly
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet cat accessories
  • CRAFT Crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
crochet cat bed in black and white

Photos by Tamara Kelly / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on mooglyblog.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

If you have both cats and dogs, check out also a post with Crochet Dog Coats, Sweaters, and Jumpers for Happy Walks.

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