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Materials:

- Yarn, (acrylic, wool, fluffy yarn or cotton) of your choice.

- Main color: gray, red or brown, complimentary color: white. For the birdhouse: brown

My cat is crocheted from 220m / 100gr "KHT" yarn. The height of the cat is 15 cm

- A crochet hook, I have 1,5 mm crochet hook

- Hollow fibre for stuffing

- A sewing needle, matching sewing threads

- Black colour embroidery yarn/thread

- 1 pair of ready-made eyes or a piece of white polymer clay

- Ready made nose or a piece of pink polymer clay

- Transparent glue

- 1 piece of doll join(16mm) - optional. You may choose to make the head solid sewn to the neck.

- Wire with a diameter of 1-1.5 mm for paws and tail

- A piece of thick cardboard

- Adhesive fabric tape/plaster

- A wooden stick for the birdhouse. I used a sushi chopstick

Abbreviations:

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

dc - double crochet

inc – increase (2 sc in 1 st)

dec – decrease (single crochet two stitches together)

(...) x N times – repeat instructions in brackets N times

 

Tail

Start with white colour yarn.

1) 5 sc in a Magic Ring

2) 5 inc (10)

3-4) 10 sc

Change to the main colour yarn

5) 10 sc

6) (2 sc, inc)х 3 times, 1 sc (13)

7-12) 13 sc

13) (dec, 2 sc)х 3 times, 1 sc (10)

14-18) 10 sc

19) 6 dc – mark these loops, 4 sc (10)

Bind off, cut off. Add some hollow fiber.

Arms (make 2)

Start with white colour yarn.

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring

2) 6 inc (12)

3-5) 12 sc

6) (dec, 2 sc)х 3 times (9)

Change to the main colour yarn. Add some hollow fiber.

7-17) 9 sc

Bind off, cut off.

Legs (make 2)

Main colour yarn.

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring

2) 6 inc (12)

3) (1 sc, inc) х 6 times (18)

4-6) 18 sc

7) (1 sc, dec)х 6 times (12)

Add some hollow fiber. Fold the part in two, work 6 sc by hooking through both edges of the part.

Bind off, cut off.

Embroider the fingers with black colour yarn.

Body

Main colour yarn

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring

2) 6 inc (12)

3) (1 sc, inc) х 6 times (18)

4) (1 sc, inc, 1sc) х 6 times (24)

5) (3 sc, inc) х 6 times (30)

6) (2 sc, inc, 2 sc) х 6 times (36)

7) (5 sc, inc) х 6 times (42)

8) (3 sc, inc, 3 sc) х 6 times (48)

Cut a cardboard circle the same size.

9-10) 48 sc

11) attach the tail, work the loops of the tail and body together, start from the loop with a marker on: 6 sc, work into loops of the body: 1 sc, (inc, 7 sc)х 5 times, inc (54)

12) work into loops of the tail: 4 sc, work into loops of the body: 1 sc, (inc, 8 sc)х 5 times, inc, 1 sc (60)

13) (9 sc, inc)х 6 times (66)

14-15) 66 sc

16) 28 sc, (inc, 5 sc)х 2 times, inc, 25 sc (69)

17-20) 69 sc

21) 28 sc, (dec, 5 sc)х 2 times, dec, 25 sc (66)

22) (9 sc, dec)х 6 times (60)

Put the cardboard detail inside. Insert the wire into the tail and fix it with a band-aid.

23) 60 sc

24) (4 sc, dec, 4 sc)х 6 times (54)

25) 54 sc

26) (7 sc, dec)х 6 times (48)

27) 48 sc

28) (3 sc, dec, 3 sc)х 6 times (42)

29) 42 sc

30) (5 sc, dec)х 6 times (36)

31) 36 sc

32) (2 sc, dec, 2 sc)х 6 times (30)

Join arms to the body in the next round, keep an eye on the symmetry of the toy. Align your marker so it is in the centre of the back.

33) 5 sc, attach the 1st arm, work the loops of the arm and body together: 3 sc, 14 sc, attach the 2nd arm, work the loops of the arm and body together: 3 sc, continue: 5 sc (30)

34) 5 sc, 6 sc along the arm, continue: 14 sc, 6 sc along the arm, continue: 5 sc (36)

You may insert a piece of wire in each arm (optional). Twist the ends of the wires together. Wrap some adhesive fabric tape around those.

35) 2 sc, (dec, 4 sc)х 5 times, dec, 2 sc (30)

36) (3 sc, dec)х 6 times (24)

Add some hollow fiber. Insert the first part of the joint - a disk with a screw.

37) (1 sc, dec, 1 sc)х 6 times (18)

38) (1 sc, dec)х 6 times (12)

Cut off yarn. Tighten the loops well around the joint screw.

Head

Main colour yarn

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring – do not tighten the loops, there should be a hole through which the joint screw passes.

2) 6 inc (12)

3) (1 sc, inc)х 6 times (18)

4) (1 sc, inc, 1 sc)х 6 times (24)

5) (3 sc, inc)х 6 times (30)

6) (2 sc, inc, 2 sc)х 6  times (36)

7) (5 sc, inc)х 6 times (42)

8) (3 sc, inc, 3 sc)х 6 times (48)

9) (7sc, inc)х 6 times (54)

10) (4 sc, inc, 4 sc)х 6 times (60)

11) (9 sc, inc)х 6 times (66)

Put the head on the neck, insert the joint screw into the hole in the head. Press the plug tightly from above until it stops. To make it easier to snap into place hold it in hot water or heat it with a hairdryer.

12-18) 66 sc

19) (9 sc, dec)х 6 times (60)

20) (4 sc, dec, 4 sc)х 6 times (54)

21) (7 sc, dec)х 6 times (48)

22) (3 sc, dec 3 sc)х 6 times (42)

23) (5 sc, dec)х 6 times (36)

24) (2 sc, dec, 2 sc)х 6 times (30)

25) (3 sc, dec)х 6 times (24)

26) (1 sc, dec, 1 sc)х 6 times (18)

27) (1 sc, dec)х 6 times (12)

 Add some hollow fiber.

28) 6 dec (6)

Pull off the loops. Cut the thread, hide the end.

Tummy pad

Work with white colour yarn.

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring

2) 6 inc (12)

3) (1sc, inc)х 6 times (18)

4) (1 sc, inc, 1 sc)х 6 times (24)

5) (3 sc, inc)х 6 times (30)

6) (2 sc, inc, 2 sc)х 6 times (36)

7) (5 sc, inc)х 6 times (42)

8) (3 sc, inc, 3 sc)х 6 times (48)

Bind off, cut off.

Ear

Crochet 2 parts with white colour yarn and 2 parts with main colour yarn.

Work 10 ch

1) starting from 2nd ch from hook: 9 sc, ch, turn (9)

2) skip 1 loop, 8 sc, ch, turn (8)

3) skip 1 loop, 7 sc ch, turn (7)

4) skip 1 loop, 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

5) skip 1 loop, 5 sc, ch, turn (5)

6) skip 1 loop, 4 sc, ch, turn (4)

7) skip 1 loop, 3 sc, ch, turn (3)

8) skip 1 loop, 2 sc, ch, turn (2)

9) dec (1)

Join ears for each pair together and work sc around the edge (use main colour yarn): 9 sc, 3 sc in 1 loop (the tip of the ear), 9 sc. Bind off, cut off.

Muzzle

Work with white colour yarn.

Work 6 ch

1) starting from 2nd ch from hook: inc, 1 sc, 1 sl st, 1 sc, in the last stitch: 4 sc, continue along the other side of chain: 1 sc, 1 sl st, 1 sc, inc (14)

2) (2 dc in 1 loop)х 2 times, 1 sc, 1 sl st, 1 sc, (2 dc in 1 loop)х 4 times, 1 sc, 1 sl st, 1 sc, (2 dc in 1 loop)х 2 times (22)

3) (2 dc in 1 loop)х 3 times, 2 sc, 1 sl st, 2 sc, (2 dc in 1 loop)х 6 times, 2 sc, 1 sl st, 2 sc, (2 dc in 1 loop)х 3 times (34)

4) (1 dc, 2 dc in 1 loop)х 3 times, 2 sc, 1 sl st, 2 sc, (2 dc in 1 loop, 1 dc)х 6 times, 2 sc, 1 sl st, 2 sc, (1 dc, 2 dc in 1 loop)х 3 times (46)

5) 46 sc

Bind off, cut off.

Attach the muzzle to the head. Sew it on with hidden stitches and stuff a little as you go.

Attach the ears to the head and sew them on. Sew the pad to the tummy with a blind stitch. Attach and sew on the legs.

Embroider a black line on the muzzle as shown. See the photo for guidance. Glue on the eyes and nose. Embroider eyebrows.

Brush the toy (optional). You may use a pet brush or an adhesive backed hook and loop tape to do so.

 

Birdhouse

Brown color yarn

Detail №1 (make 2)

11 ch

1) starting from 2nd ch from hook: 10 sc, ch, turn (10)

2-10) 10 sc, ch, turn (10)

11) dec, 6 sc, dec, ch, turn (8)

12) dec, 4 sc, dec, ch, turn (6)

13) dec, 2 sc, dec, ch, turn (4)

14) 2 dec, ch, turn (2)

15) dec (1)

Bind off, cut off.

Detail №2 – side part

7 ch

1) starting from 2nd ch from hook: 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

2-15) 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

16) 2 sc, 2 ch, skip 2 loops, 2 sc, ch, turn (6) – hole for a stick

17-31) 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

Bind off, cut off.

Detail №3 – roof

7 ch

1) starting from 2nd ch from hook: 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

2-15) 6 sc, ch, turn (6)

Bind off, cut off.

Detail №4 – hole

Black color yarn

1) 6 sc in a Magic Ring

Bind off, cut off.

Sew the parts together or connect them with a crochet hook. Add some hollow fiber.

Attach the birdhouse to the stick.

The spring cat is completed!


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  • sally-martin 1 years ago
    Wish we knew the name & brand of the yarn you used. Hook size given is great, but it will change dependent upon the yarn chosen. Maybe we would like to duplicate your efforts, but we can't, because there is no starting off point.
  • terri-montoya 1 years ago
    This is so cute! Where can I get those eyes and that noes? Thank you!
  • chistina-faul 1 years ago
    Sooo sweet 🥰😍

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