Purple Cat

Purple Cat

 

Materials Needed:

Size 7 steel crochet hook

Size 10 purple crochet thread

Black embroidery thread

Yarn needle

Fiberfill

abbreviations used:

ch chain

ststitch

sc single crochet

sc decsingle crochet decrease

yo yarn over

special stitch:

picot:ch 3, slip st in third ch from hook.

*Ch 1 at the start of a round does not count as a stitch.

Instructions:

 

Round 1:make an adjustable ring, ch1, 6 sc in ring, join.(6 sc)

 

Round 2:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(12 sc)

 

Round 3:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 4:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 5:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(30 sc)

 

Rounds 6 -14:ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(30 sc)

 

Round 15:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 16:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 17:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in the nextst, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in the nextst, repeat from * around, join.(12 sc) Stuff cat’s head.

 

Round 18:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and next st, sc dec over next 2 sts, around, join.(6 sc)

 

Round 19:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(12 sc)

 

Round 20:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 21:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 22:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(30 sc)

 

Rounds 21 – 38:ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join, finish off and weave in ends.(30 sc)

 

Embroider eyes, mouth and nose to face.

 

Ears (make 2):

 

Round 1:ch 4, sc in second ch from hook and in each of the next 2 chs, rotate but don’t turn, working in the bottom of the foundation chain, sc in each of the next 3 chains, ch 1, turn.(6 sc)

 

Round 2:sc in first st and in each of the next 2 sts, picot, sc in each of the next 3 sts, finish off, weave in ends.

 

Sew ears to top of the cat’s head.

 

*This pattern has not been tested so if there are any questions or problems, please let me know.

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