Studio Ghibli : Kiki and Jiji


Inspired by one of the most iconic characters from the Studio Ghibli movie Kiki’s Delivery Service, may I introduce to you Kiki. Complete with red bow, delivery satchel and broom.

And, of course, Kiki would never be without her side-kick cat, Jiji!

The pattern has been worked up in aran weight cotton yarn (Brand: Drops Paris), but you could substitute for a different weight/yarn type as long as you change the hook size accordingly.

But first a few details:

Terminology: The pattern is written in English, in standard US terminology

Measurements: The finished piece measures approx. 22-23 cm tall. Jiji measures approx. 8-10 cm tall.

What you’ll need:

  • Aran weight yarn (Drops Paris) – beige, blue, red, black, dark and light brown
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • 9 mm safety eyes (x2)
  • Stuffing material
  • Stitch markers and pins (optional)
  • Cocktail stick (optional, for the broom)
  • Felt (optional, for Jiji’s eyes)
  • Yarn needle

Stitch Knowledge Required:

  • Magic ring
  • Chain stitch
  • Single crochet stitch
  • half double crochet
  • Back loops only
  • Front loops only
  • Single crochet decrease (sc2tog)
  • Invisible decrease

What’s included in the set:

The pattern includes instructions for the main doll Kiki, including her red bow and delivery satchel…

… as well as JiJi the cat and delivery broom.

A few more angles to see the finished pattern:

The pattern can be purchased from our Ravelry store by clicking HERE.

The pattern can be purchased from our Etsy store by clicking HERE.

Any questions, please feel free to leave a comment below. If you’d like to see more nerd inspired crochet designs then please hit the like button and let us know what you think!

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