Fat Cat Toy

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Fat Cat Toy

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Oh-so-squeezable stuffed cat, knit in Bernat Super Value.

Single Size
Approx 22 ins [56 cm] around and 10 ins [25.5 cm] high.
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The materials for this project cost $26.42

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  • Single Size
Finished size
Approx 22 ins [56 cm] around and 10 ins [25.5 cm] high.

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Contrast A

Super Value | Damson, 07797Edit Color
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Contrast B

Super Value | Grape, 53332 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

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Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing. Pink, black and white felt for eyes, nose, mouth and whiskers.

The materials for this project cost $26.42

Abbreviations

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

P2tog = purl two stitches together

pat = pattern

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished size
Approx 22 ins [56 cm] around and 10 ins [25.5 cm] high.

MATERIALS

Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Contrast A Damson (07797) 1
Contrast B Grape () 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles. Set of four size 4.5 (U.S. 7) doublepointed knitting needles. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing. Pink, black and white felt for eyes, nose, mouth and whiskers.

GAUGE

19 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Stripe Pat
With A, work 8 rows in stocking st.
With B, work 8 rows in stocking st.
These 16 rows form Stripe Pat.
Body (make 3).
With A, cast on 34 sts.
Proceed in Stripe Pat until 36 rows of Pat are completed.
Dec 1 st each end of next and every following 4th row to 26 sts, then every following alt row to 14 sts, then every row to 4 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Draw up and fasten securely.
Ears (make 2 each in A and B).
Cast on 8 sts.
Work 8 rows in stocking st.
Dec 1 st each end of next and every following alt row to 2 sts.
Next row:P2tog. Fasten off.
With WS facing each other, sew Ear made with A to Ear made with B.
Tail
With A, cast on 24 sts.
Work 16 rows of Stripe Pat.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, dec 1 st at each end of 3rd and every following 8th row to 10 sts.
Work 5 rows even.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Draw up and fasten securely.
Sew Tail seam.
Base
With pair of double-pointed needles and A, cast on 4 sts.
1st rnd: Inc 1 st in each st to end of row. Divide these 8 sts onto 3 needles.
Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
2nd rnd: Knit.
3rd rnd:*Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * around. 16 sts.
5th rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. K1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
7th rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
9th rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. K3. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
Cont in this manner to 104 sts, transferring sts onto circular needle when necessary. Cast off.
Finishing
With RS facing, sew sides of Body tog using flat seam. Sew Base to Body, leaving opening for stuffing. Stuff Body firmly and sew opening closed. Stuff Tail and attach to Body. Using felt, cut out eyes, nose, mouth and whiskers.