My Kitty & Me

Crochet World - - Little Treasures - De­signs by Sandy Ab­bate

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Out­fit: Fits 18-inch girl doll Cat: 8 inches long x 7 inches tall

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Pa­tons As­tra light (light worsted) weight acrylic yarn (13/4 oz/161 yds/50g per skein): 4 skeins #02729 sil­ver

gray mix 1 skein #02752 baby pink • Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Yarn nee­dle • Sewing nee­dle • Match­ing sewing thread • 16mm pink heart but­tons: 5 • 1/2-inch cat's eyes: 2 • Fiber­fill • Tacky glue • 5/8-inch-wide pink satin ribbon:

18 inches

GAUGE

8 sc = 2 inches; 10 sc rows or rnds = 2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. If mak­ing Cat for a child un­der three years old, em­broi­der eyes and nose. Do not join rounds un­less oth­er­wise stated. Place stitch marker and move as work pro­gresses. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Shell: (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in in­di­cated st or sp. Pi­cot: Ch 3, sl st in top of last st.

SWEATER BACK

Row 1 (RS): Start­ing at bot­tom of Back, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 31, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (30 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Note: For all even-num­bered WS rows, rep row 2 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 14 sc, sk next sc, fpdc (see Stitch

Guide) around sc 1 row be­low, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in each of next 14 sc, turn. (28 sc, 2 fpdc) Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 13 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 13 sc, turn. (28 sc, 2 fpdc)

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 12 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, work fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 12 sc, turn. (26 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in each of next 11 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 11 sc, turn. (26 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of next 11 sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in each of next 11 sc, turn. (26 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Rows 14–25: Rep rows 2–13. Rows 26–30: Rep rows 2–6.

Arm­hole Shap­ing

Row 31: Ch 1, sl st in each of next 5 sc, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 7 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 8 sc, leav­ing rem 4 sts un­worked, turn. (18 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 32: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 33: Ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 7 sc, turn. (18 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 34: Rep row 32. Row 35: Ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in each of next 7 sc, turn. (18 sc, 4 fpdc) Rows 36–38: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Right Shoul­der

Row 39: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc)

Rows 40 & 41: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, turn. At the end of row 41, fas­ten off.

Left Shoul­der Row 39: With RS fac­ing, sk next 10 sc of row 38, join (see Pat­tern Notes) sil­ver gray mix in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, turn. (6 sc) Rows 40 & 41: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, turn. At the end of row 41, fas­ten off.

RIGHT FRONT

Row 1: Start­ing at bot­tom of Front, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (14 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Note: For all even-num­bered WS rows, rep row 2 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 4 sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in each of next 8 sc, turn. (12 sc, 2 fpdc)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 3 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 7 sc, turn. (12 sc, 2 fpdc)

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 6 sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 5 sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 11: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in each of next 5 sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Rows 14–25: Rep rows 2–13. Rows 26–30: Rep rows 2–6. Arm­hole Shap­ing Row 31: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, leav­ing rem 4 sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 32: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 33: Ch 1, sc in first sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in last sc, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 34: Rep row 32. Row 35: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in last sc, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 36: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, leav­ing rem 4 sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc) Rows 37–41: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At the end of row 41, fas­ten off.

LEFT FRONT

Row 1: Start­ing at bot­tom of Front, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (14 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Note: For all even-num­bered WS rows, rep row 2 un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 8 sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, turn. (12 sc, 2 fpdc) Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 3 sc, turn. (12 sc, 2 fpdc)

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 9: Ch 1, sc in each of next 5 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of next 5 sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in next sc, turn. (10 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Rows 14–25: Rep rows 2–13. Rows 26–30: Rep rows 2–6. Arm­hole Shap­ing

Row 31: Ch 1, sl st in each of next 5 sc, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next sc, sk next sc, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low next sc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sc 1 row be­low sk sc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc)

Row 32: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 33: Ch 1, sc in first sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in each of next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in last sc, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 34: Rep row 32. Row 35: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next fpdc, fpdc around next fpdc, work­ing in front of fpdc just made, fpdc around sk fpdc*, sc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * to *, sc in last sc, turn. (6 sc, 4 fpdc) Row 36: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, leav­ing rem 4 sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc) Rows 37–41: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At the end of row 41, fas­ten off. Sew shoul­der and side seams. COL­LAR

Row 1 (RS): Join sil­ver gray mix with sc at neck­line edge, work 28 sc evenly sp across neck­line edge, turn. (29 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sl st in first sc, sc in 2nd sc, hdc in 3rd sc, dc in each sc across to last 3 sc, hdc in next sc, sc in next sc, sl st in last sc, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sk sl st, sl st in next sc, fpdc around post of next st, fpdc around post of each st across to last 2 sts, sl st in next sc, leav­ing rem sts un­worked. Fas­ten off.

Row 4 (RS): Join baby pink with sc in first st, sc in each st across neck­line edge. Fas­ten off. LEFT BUT­TON PLACKET

Row 1 (WS): Join sil­ver gray mix with sc at bot­tom left open­ing, work 27 sc evenly sp across open­ing, turn. (28 sc) Rows 2–4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. At the end of row 4, fas­ten off. RIGHT BUT­TON­HOLE PLACKET

Rowwith sc1 (WS):at top Join right sil­ver open­ing, gray work mix 27 sc evenly sp across open­ing, turn. (28 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 2, sk next sc (for but­ton­hole), sc in next 8 sc] 3 times, turn. (3 but­ton­holes)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next sc, [sc in next ch-2 sp, sc in each of next 8 sc] 3 times. Fas­ten off. BOT­TOM TRIM

Row 1 (RS): Join baby pink in bot­tom edge of Sweater, ch 1, sc in each st across bot­tom edge. Fas­ten off. Sew 3 heart-shaped but­tons op­po­site but­ton­holes. OUTER SLEEVE

Make 2.

Rnd 1 (RS): Now work­ing in rnds, join sil­ver gray mix in cen­ter un­der­arm with sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, 16 sc evenly sp around arm­hole open­ing to last 4 sts, sc in each of next 4 sts, join in front lp (see

Stitch Guide) in first sc. (24 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, work­ing in front lp of sts, sc in same st as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 3 sc, dc in each of next

16 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, join in beg sc. (8 sc, 16 dc)

Rnds 3–5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 4 sc, fpdc around each of next 16 sts, sc in each of next 4 sc, join in beg sc. At the end of rnd 5, fas­ten off. IN­NER SLEEVE

Make 2. Rnd 1: Work­ing in free lps of rnd 1 of Outer Sleeve, join baby pink in sc at cen­ter un­der­arm, ch 1,

sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in same sc and next sc, sc dec in next 2 sc, dc in each of next 16 sc, [sc dec in next 2 sc] twice, join in first st. (4 sc, 16 dc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, dc in each of next 16 dc, sc dec in next 2 sc, join to first st. (2 sc, 16 dc) Rnds 3–8: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc in same sc as beg ch-2, dc in each st around, join in first dc. (18 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sts, sc in next 14 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts, join in first st. (16 sc)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in first st. (16 sc)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2, [sc in next st, ch 2] around, join in first sc. Fas­ten off. HOUNDSTOOTH PANTS BODY

Row 1: Beg at waist­line with sil­ver gray mix, ch 41, sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, [sc in next ch, dc in next ch] across,

change color (see Stitch Guide) to baby pink in last st, do not fas­ten off sil­ver gray mix, turn. (40 sts)

Row 2: Work­ing over color not in use, with baby pink, ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] across, change color to sil­ver gray mix, do not fas­ten off baby pink, turn.

Row 3: Work­ing over color not in use, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] across, change color to baby pink, do not fas­ten off sil­ver gray mix, turn.

Rows 4–15: [Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] 6 times.

FIRST LEG

Row 16: Work­ing over color not in use, with baby pink, ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] 9 times, change color to sil­ver gray mix, do not fas­ten off baby pink, turn.

Row 17: Work­ing over color not in use, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] 9 times, change color to baby pink, do not fas­ten off sil­ver gray mix, turn.

Rows 18–31: [Rep rows 16 and 17 al­ter­nately] 7 times. At the end of row 31, fas­ten off.

2ND LEG

Row 16: Work­ing over color not in use, join baby pink with sc in next dc of row 15, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] 9 times, change color to sil­ver gray mix, do not fas­ten off baby pink, turn. (20 sts) Row 17: Rep row 17 of First Leg.

Rows 18–31: [Rep rows 16 and 17 al­ter­nately of First Leg] 7 times. At the end of row 31, fas­ten off. Sew back seam of Body and each Leg seam.

WAISTBAND

Rnd 1: Join sil­ver gray mix at back seam of Body, ch 1, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sc in each ch around, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (40 sc)

LEG TRIM

Make 2.

Rnd 1: Join sil­ver gray mix at Leg seam, ch 1, work 1 sc in each st around, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (20 sc)

SHOE Make 2. SOLE

Rnd 1: Work­ing with 2 strands of sil­ver gray mix yarn held tog, ch 5, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 2 chs, 6 sc in last ch (toe

end of Sole), work­ing on op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sc in next 2 chs, 2 sc in same ch as beg sc sts, join in beg sc. (14 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join in beg sc. (20 sc) Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join in beg sc. (26 sc)

SIDES & INSTEP

Rnd 4: Work­ing in back lp (see Stitch Guide) of each st, ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. (26 sc)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, work­ing in both lps, sc in each st around, join in beg sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, [sc dec in next 2 sc] 7 times, sc in each of next 6 sc, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (19 sc)

Rnd 7: Join 1 strand of baby pink with sc at cen­ter back of Shoe, sc in each of next 18 sc, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (19 sc)

HAT

Rnd 1: With sil­ver gray mix, ch 3, 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook (2 sk chs do not count as first dc), join in beg dc. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in same st as beg ch-2, 2 dc in each dc around, join in beg dc. (24 dc) Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in same st as beg ch-2, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] around, join in beg dc. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, dc in same st as beg ch-2, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] around, join in beg dc. (48 dc)

Rnds 5–9: Ch 2, dc in each dc around, join in beg dc. At the end of rnd 9, do not fas­ten off.

FIRST EARFLAP

Row 10: Now work­ing in rows, ch 1, sl st in each of next 9 dc, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 5 dc, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc)

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sc, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc, turn. (4 sc)

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in each of next 4 sc, turn.

Row 14: Ch 1, [sc dec in next 2 sc] twice. Fas­ten off.

2ND EARFLAP

Row 10: Count back 14 sts from join­ing and join sil­ver gray mix with sc in 14th st, sc in each of next 5 sts, leav­ing rem sts un­worked, turn. (6 sc) Rows 11–14: Rep rows 11–14 of First Earflap.

TRIM

Rnd 1 (RS): Now work­ing in rnds, join baby pink with sc at cen­ter back of rnd 9 of Hat, sc evenly sp around Hat and each Earflap, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

EAR Make 2. In­ner Ear

Row 1: With baby pink, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (6 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc, turn. (4 sc) Row 4: Rep row 2. Row 5: Ch 1, [sc dec in next 2 sc] twice, turn. (2 sc)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc. Fas­ten off. (1 sc)

Outer Ear

Rows 1–6: With sil­ver gray mix, rep rows 1–6 of In­ner Ear.

Join­ing

Hold­ing In­ner Ear and Outer Ear sec­tion tog, with In­ner Ear fac­ing, join sil­ver gray mix in side edge of row 1, work­ing through both thick­nesses, ch 1, work 6 sc evenly sp up side, 3 sc in sc of row 6, 6 sc down op­po­site edge of row. Fas­ten off.

EYE

Make 2.

Rnd 1: With baby pink, ch 3, join in first ch to form a ring, join in beg sc, leav­ing a 6-inch length, fas­ten off. Thread a dou­ble strand of sil­ver gray mix on yarn nee­dle, em­broi­der a straight stitch (see il­lus­tra

tion) ver­ti­cally over cen­ter of Eye.

FA­CIAL FEA­TURES

Sew Eyes 1 inch apart over rnd 6 of Hat. For Nose, sew heart-shaped but­ton cen­ter be­low Eyes over rnd 7 of Hat. Us­ing photo as guide, thread dou­ble strand of baby pink on yarn nee­dle, em­broi­der straight stitch Mouth and Whiskers.

Braid

Cut 5 pieces each sil­ver gray mix and baby pink each 36 inches long. Hold­ing all strands tog, fold in half. In­sert cro­chet hook from WS to right side at the tip of the left Earflap. Draw all 10 strands through st to form lp on hook, draw all strands through lp, pull ends tightly. Di­vide yarn in 3 sec­tions and braid strands. Se­cure ends with ei­ther color yarn and trim ends evenly.

CAT BODY

Note: Work Cat with 2 strands held tog un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Rnd 1: Beg at top of Body, with sil­ver gray mix, ch 3, join (see

Pat­tern Notes) to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, place marker. (6 sc) Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Rnd 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around. (18 sc) Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: [Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around. (24 sc) Rnd 6: Rep rnd 4. Rnd 7: [Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around. (30 sc) Rnd 8: Rep rnd 4. Rnd 9: [Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around. (36 sc)

Rnds 10–20: Rep rnd 4. Rnd 21: [Sc in each of next 4 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc] around. (30 sc)

Rnd 22: [Sc in each of next 3 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc] around. (24 sc)

Rnd 23: [Sc in each of next 2 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc] around. (18 sc) Stuff Body with fiber­fill.

Rnd 24: [Sc in next sc, sc dec in next 2 sc] around. (12 sc)

Rnd 25: [Sc dec in next 2 sc] around, leav­ing 10-inch length, fas­ten off. Sew open­ing closed.

HEAD

Rnds 1–6: Rep rnds 1–6 of Body. (24 sc) Rnd 7: 2 sc in each of next 6 sc (cen­ter front of Head), sc in each of next 18 sc. (30 sc) At­tach eyes 3/4 inch apart across cen­ter front of Head be­tween rnds 6 and 7. Rnds 8–15: Sc in each sc around.

Rnds 16–19: Rep rnds 22–25 of Body. Sew Head to cen­ter top of Body.

LEG

Make 4.

Rnd 1: Beg with foot, with 2 strands of baby pink held tog, leav­ing a long length at beg, ch 3, join to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, do not join, place marker. (6 sc) Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc) Rnd 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around. Fas­ten off. (18 sc)

Rnd 4: Join 2 strands of sil­ver gray mix with sc, sc in each rem sc around. (18 sc) Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 6: [Sc dec in next 2 sc] 6 times (cen­ter front of foot), sc in each of next 6 sc. (12 sc)

Rnds 7–18: Rep rnd 5. At the end of rnd 18, leav­ing a 12-inch length, fas­ten off. Stuff foot and Leg lightly with fiber­fill, leav­ing last 3 rnds of Leg un­stuffed. Thread rem length of baby pink at beg of foot on yarn nee­dle, sew 3 long straight stitches (see il­lus­tra­tion) to form toes, draw tight and fas­ten off. With front of foot fac­ing for­ward, sew top of Leg closed work­ing from front to back. Us­ing photo as a guide, with Head fac­ing for­ward and with toes point­ing up­ward, sew 2 Legs to each up­per and lower Body.

TAIL

Rnd 1: With 2 strands sil­ver gray mix held tog, ch 3, join to form a ring, ch 1, 4 sc in ring, do not join, place marker. (4 sc) Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (8 sc) Rnds 3–12: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 13: [Sc dec in next 2 sc] twice, sc in next sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next sc. Tail should now curl slightly. (8 sc) Rnds 14–20: Sc in each sc around. At the end of rnd 20, leav­ing 10-inch length, fas­ten off. Stuff Tail lightly with fiber­fill, with curl point­ing up­ward, sew to back lower Body.

EAR Make 2. In­ner Ear

Row 1: Now work­ing in rows, with 1 strand of baby pink, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (5 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Row 3: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in next sc, sc dec in next 2 sc, turn. (3 sc) Row 4: Rep row 2. Row 5: Ch 1, draw up lp in each of next 3 sc, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook. Fas­ten off.

Outer Ear

Rows 1–4: With 1 strand of sil­ver gray mix, rep rows 1–4 of In­ner Ear.

Join­ing

Hold­ing In­ner Ear and Outer Ear sec­tion tog, with In­ner Ear fac­ing, join 1 strand of sil­ver gray mix in side edge of row 1, work­ing through both thick­nesses, ch 1, work 5 sc evenly sp up side, 3 sc in sc of row 5, 5 sc down op­po­site edge of row. Fas­ten off. Sew Ears 11/2 inches apart to cen­ter top of Head over rnd 12.

FIN­ISH­ING

For nose, sew heart-shaped but­ton cen­tered be­tween Eyes be­tween rnds 2 and 3 of Head. Us­ing photo as a guide, with 2 strands baby pink, em­broi­der mouth di­rectly be­low nose. Tie pink ribbon around neck­line of Cat.

Whiskers Make 2.

Cut 3 strands baby pink yarn each 6 inches long. Hold­ing all strands tog, fold in half. In­sert cro­chet hook from WS to RS in side of face. Draw all strands through st to form lp on hook, draw all strands through lp, pull ends tight. Trim ends even.

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