Easy Crochet Cat Mat – Free Crochet Cat Bed Pattern

Crochet Cat Mat Pattern

Sharing is caring!

Since we’re all stuck at home I decided the cat needed a second designated mat. So I made a crochet cat mat for my cats to snuggle up on.

How this started was a while back I wanted something cushy for a throw blanket, about 1 skein of Bernat Blanket Yarn into it and the cat wouldn’t let it go. She demanded on laying on it constantly. So needless to say the throw never got made. The cat has to win of course.

And I discovered it makes a great washable cover for the cat window seat that all the cats in the house love laying on.

Now that we’re all self-isolating I decided it was a good time to make another one, as we have two window cat seats and I wanted another easy-to-wash cover.

But I wanted to make it a bit extra cushy so I did make some adjustments and wrote down what I was doing this time.

I think she approves:

Crochet Cat Mat - proof that the cat approves
Easy Crochet Cat Mat Pattern

So if you’re stuck at home during The Great 2020 Toilet Paper Shortage like me, and want to give your furball quarantine buddy a cushy comfy mat to laze around on, go ahead and whip one up. It doesn’t take too long to make.

Ad-Free PDF Patterns Are Available:

The full written pattern and video are available below with display ads. But if you would like a written ad-free PDF to add to your pattern collection you can do so by purchasing one from my Ravelry shop or Etsy shop.

All PDF Patterns are 20% off when you buy 3 patterns on Ravelry or Etsy.

Crochet Cat Mat:

Free Crochet Pattern - Crochet Cat Mat

Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full affiliate disclosure at the bottom of the page.


This crochet pattern is written in US terms.

If you want to change the size the initial chain is multiples of 3 plus 2

Finished size of the crochet cat mat is 24 inches long by 15 inches wide


Crochet Stitches Used:

Video Tutorial for the Crochet Cat Mat:


Foundation Chain: ch 35

Row 1: sc into 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across, ch 2, turn.

Row 2: [1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc] in first sc, skip next 2 sc, * [1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc] in next sc, skip next 2 sc, repeat from * across, end with 1 sc in top of sc, ch 2, turn.

Rows 3 – 33: repeat Row 2.

Row 34: [1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc] in first sc, skip next 2 sc, * [1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc] in next sc, skip next 2 sc, repeat from * across, end with 1 sc in top of sc, ch 1, turn.

Last Row: sc into 1 sc stitch, sc across, fasten off and weave in ends.

Crochet Cat Mat - Free Crochet Pattern

Share Your Work

Have you made this pattern? Let us know by tagging @firstthe_coffee on Instagram. You can also join FirstTheCoffee’s Facebook Group and show off your crochet projects.

Copyright Notice:

You may not copy, make video tutorials of, or sell my patterns. You may not claim my patterns as your own. You can sell your finished items made using my patterns but please credit FirstTheCoffee.com by linking back to this pattern. You may not re-publish my photos as your own. If you are interested in using one of my patterns in a roundup post on your blog, you can use one photo and link back to the pattern on my blog. Do not repost/copy the pattern.

Sharing is caring!

5 thoughts on “Easy Crochet Cat Mat – Free Crochet Cat Bed Pattern”

  1. Thank you for this pattern! I just found it today. it will be a perfect gift for my snowbird neighbor’s elderly Chihuahua on their flight home from Phoenix to Alberta CA. They leave in a week, which should allow plenty of time to stitch it up. I’m about halfway done with it already and have to say the pattern is easy to follow. Thanks again!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *