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Kitty cat crochet-a-long part 1

 

Kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 1

Welcome at the kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 1!
In this post you can read what materials are needed to crochet these cats.
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Abbreviations U.S.
st = stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
inc = increase (2 sc in 1 stitch)

Today we’ll make a kitten and a part of the mother.

Kitten 1
Work in continuous rounds, do not join.
This cat is made with the main color, mine is purple.

Body kitten 1

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3 1 sc then 2 sc in next st (18)
Round 4 1 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24)
Round 5 1 sc in next 3 st then 2 sc in next st (30)
Round 6 1 sc in each st (30)
Round 7 1 sc in next 4 st then 2 sc in next st (36)
Round 8 1 sc in each st (36)
Round 9 1 sc in next 5 st then 2 sc in next st (42)
Round 10 – 17 1 sc in each st (42)
Round 18 (1 ls in next 5 st – 1 dec) all around (36)
Round 19 1 sc in each st (36)
Round 20 (1 ls in next 4 st – 1 dec) all around (30)
Round 21 1 sc in each st(30)
Round 22 (1 ls in next 3 st – 1 dec) all around (24)
Round 23 (1 ls in next 2 st – 1 dec) all around (18)

Fasten off. Stuff the body.

Head kitten 1

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3 1 sc then 2 sc in next st (18)
Round 4 1 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24)
Round 5 1 sc in each st (24)
Round 6 1 sc in next 3 st then 2 sc in next st (30)
Round 7 1 sc in each st (30)
Round 8 1 sc in next 4 st then 2 sc in next st (36)
Round 9-12 1 sc in each st (36)
Round 13 (1 ls in next 4 st – 1 dec) all around (30)
Round 14 1 sc in each st(30)
Round 15 (1 ls in next 3 st – 1 dec) all around (24)
Round 16 (1 ls in next 2 st – 1 dec) all around (18)

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail.
Stuff the head and sew the embroider the eyes, nose and mouth like shown in the picture:

Sew the head to the body.

Ears kitten 1 (make 2)

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 1 sc then 2 sc in next st (9)
Round 3 1 sc in each st (9)
Round 4 2 sc then 2 sc in next st (12)
Round 5 3 sc then 2 sc in next st (15)
Round 6 1 sc in each st (15)

Fold the bottom of the ears together and close them with 7 single crochets. Leave a sewing tail.

Sew the ears to the head on round 3 and 8 like shown in the picture.

Paw (make 4)

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3-4 1 sc in each st(12)
Round 5 (1 ls in next 4 st – 1 dec) all around (10)
Round 6-9 1 sc in each st(10)

Don’t stuff the paws and close the bottom with 5 sc. Leave a sewing tail. Attach the paws to the body like shown in the pictures.

  

Tail kitten 1

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3 1 sc in each st (12)
Round 4 (1 ls in next 4 st – 1 dec) all around(10)
Round 5-19 1 sc in each st (10)

Cut a piece of pipe cleaner that’s a bit smaller than the tail. Put it in the tail. Close the taille with 5 sc. Leave a sewing tail and attach the tail to the body like shown in the picture.

The first kitten is finished! Let’s continue with mom’s head.Het eerste kitten is klaar!

Mom’s head

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3 1 sc then 2 sc in next st (18)
Round 4 1 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24)
Round 5 1 sc in next 3 st then 2 sc in next st (30)
Round 6 1 sc in next 4 st then 2 sc in next st (36)
Round 7 1 sc in next 5 st then 2 sc in next st (42)
Round 8 1 sc in next 6 st then 2 sc in next st (48)
Round 9-10 1 sc in each st(48)
Round 11 1 sc in next 7 st then 2 sc in next st (54)
Round 12-13 1 sc in each st(54)
Round 14 1 sc in next 8 st then 2 sc in next st (60)
Round 15 25 sc purple; change to white;  35 sc (60)
Round 16 10 sc white; 15 sc purple; 35 sc white (66)
Round 17 inc in each 10th st: 11 white;  55 purple (66)
Round 18 purple: 1 sc in each st (66)
Round 19 28 sc purple; 38 sc white (66)
Round 20 inc in each 11th st: 13 white; 18 purple; 41 white (72)
Round 21 13 sc white; 59 sc purple (72)
Round 22 72 sc purple
Round 23 31 sc purple; 41 sc white (72)
Round 24 14 sc white; 17 sc purple; 41 sc white (72)
Round 25 14 sc white; 58 sc purple (72)
Round 26 72 sc purple
Round 27 31 sc purple; 41 sc white (72)
Round 28 15 sc white; 16 sc purple; 41 sc white (72)
Round 29 10 sc white; 2 sc together; continue with purple;
(1 ls in next 9 st – 1 dec) all around (66)
From here on the head is made with purple.
Round 30-31 1 sc in each st (66)
Round 32 (1 ls in next 8 st – 1 dec) all around (60)
Round 33-34 1 sc in each st (60)
Round 35 (1 ls in next 7 st – 1 dec) all around (54)
Round 36 1 sc in each st (54)
Round 37 (1 ls in next 6 st – 1 dec) all around (48)
Round 38 (1 ls in next 5 st – 1 dec) all around (42)
Round 39 (1 ls in next 4 st – 1 dec) all around (36)

Fasten off. Later on we’ll continue with the head. Now we crochet the ears.

Ear 1 (purple)

Round 1 crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 2 sc in each st (12)
Round 3 1 sc in next 3 st then 2 sc in next st (15)
Round 4 1 sc in each st (15)
Round 5 1 sc in next 4 st then 2 sc in next st (18)
Round 6 1 sc in next 5 st then 2 sc in next st (21)
Round 7 1 sc in next 6 st then 2 sc in next st(24)
Round 8 1 sc in each st (24)
Round 9 1 sc in next 7 st then 2 sc in next st (27)
Round 10 1 sc in each st (27)
Round 11 1 sc in next 8 st then 2 sc in next st (30)
Round 12 1 sc in each st (30)

Close the ear with 15 sc.

Ear 2
Crochet the ear as ear 1, but round 1 – 5 is made with white yarn. Round 6 – 12 is made with purple yarn.

I hope you enjoyed kitty cat family crochet a long part 1. Part 2 will be published on March 10th.

 

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