Knit your own kitty cat!! Wouldn't this be a wonderful gift for a cat lover. With this knitting pattern you can make the black and Siamese cat, but also the brown/ecru and gray/white cat.
If you use the yarn that I recommend, the cat pillow will be approx. 34 cm high and 23 cm wide / 13.4 inch high and 9.1 inch wide when lightly stuffed.
Pattern: 1: make front and back of the pillow 2: place safety eyes and embroider nose and whiskers on the front. 3: sew the front and back together (insert stuffing)
You will get the pattern with English knitting terms. Used stitches: If you are familiar with increasing and decreasing and changing colors you should have no trouble with this pattern. Used Needles: 2 Knitting needles size 4 (US) or size 9 or 10 (UK) = 3.5 mm Yarn: DK (I have used Softfun / Softfun denim)
Materials: Black cat: 90 grams black yarn (= 252 meters / 276 yards) Siamese cat: 80 grams ecru yarn (= 224 meters / 245 yards) and 15 grams dark brown denim yarn (= 42 meters / 46 yards) Brown/ecru cat: 25 grams ecru yarn (= 70 meters / 77 yards) and 65 grams light brown denim yarn (= 182 meters / 199 yards) Gray/white cat: 70 grams gray yarn (= 196 meters / 214 yards) and 20 grams white yarn (= 56 meters / 61 yards) For every cat: - 2 safety cat eyes 15 mm - a little bit of yarn to embroider nose and whiskers - Needle to sew the nose, whiskers and close the cat - Stuffing (fiberfill)
- English knitting pattern
- centimeters and inches
- a lot of photos
Materials you need at home:
- Knitting needles 4 (US) or size 9 or 10 (UK) = 3.5 mm
- Yarn with yarn weight DK
- For every cat 2 safety eyes 15 mm
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