Maneki Neko & Daruma Amigurumi Pattern

Maneki Neko & Daruma Amigurumi Pattern


Create your very own Daruma and Maneki Neko (Lucky Cat) plushies with this printable PDF pattern! Please note that this is a crochet pattern (PDF file) and NOT the plushies.

The file will be available for download for 24 hours immediately after purchase. This 10 page crochet pattern contains detailed descriptions and photos of how to create both toys and will require you to have crochet knowledge.

The patterns are in English and are written with US crochet terminology.

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ch: chain
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
inc: two single crochet in one stitch
dec: invisible decrease, single crochet two stitches together through the front loops only
sl st: slip stitch
BLO: crochet only in the back loops (loop away from you) of each stitch
FLO: crochet only in the front loops (loop closest to you) of each stitch
(…) x # : repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc: one sc in the following # stitches
sc#: sc # times in the next stitch
dc#: dc # times in the next stitch


  • Maneki Neko: Cream, Red, Green, Yellow & Rusty Orange Yarn (sport weight)
    Daruma: Red, Cream, Black, & Yellow Yarn (sport weight)

  • Red & Black Embroidery Thread

  • Daruma: Black Wool Roving and Felting Tools

  • 3.0 mm Crochet Hook

  • 6mm Safety Eyes

  • Polyfil or Cotton for stuffing

  • Scissors

  • Darning Needle

  • Stitch Marker

  • Pins

You may sell the finished items in small quantities if you make it yourself and as long as you give credit to me and link back to my shop or blog post if you do decide to sell the item.

This pattern is for personal use only. Sharing information from this pattern is prohibited. If you publish the photos of the plush you made with this pattern, crediting the author is always welcome.