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Kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 6

Kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 6

Welcome at the kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 6!
In this post you can read what materials are needed to crochet these cats.
part 1
part 2
part 3
part 4
part 5
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Abbreviations U.S.
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
trc = triple crochet
htrc = half triple crochet
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
inc = increase (2 sc in 1 stitch)

In kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 6 we’ll make the father.

Snout

Round 1 Use purple and 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 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24)
Round 5 Inc in 1st st; sc in next 9 st; inc in next 3 st;
sc in next 9 st; inc in last 2 st (30)
Round 6 1 sc in each st around (30)
Round 7 Inc in 1st st; sc in next 12 st; inc in next 3 st:
sc in next 12 st; inc in last 2 st (36)
Round 8 1 sc in each st around (36)
Round 9 1 sc in next 5 st then 2 sc in next st (42)
Round 10 1 sc in each st around (42)

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail. Place the nose between round 4 and 5. Embroider a mouth like shown in the picture.

kitty cat family cal snout

Footprint (make 2)

Round 1 Use purple and 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 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24)
Round 5 1 sc in each st around (24)
Round 6 1 sc in next 3 st then 2 sc in next st (30)

Fasten off ank leave a sewing tail.

Little footprint (make 6) 

Round 1 Use purple and crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail.

Paw (make 2) 

Round 1 Use white and crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6) Ch 3
and 11 dc. Close with sl st in 3rd ch.
Round 2 ch 3, dc in 1st st; 2 dc in next 11 st (24)
Close with sl st in 3rd ch.
Round 3 ch 3, dc in 1st st; 2 dc in next 23 st (48)
Close with sl st in 3rd ch. Turn.
Round 4 sc in next 2 st; skip next 2 st; *cluster of 6 dc in next st:
skip next 2 st;  sc in next; skip next 2 st:
Repeat from * twice. Turn.
(so we don’t use all stitches from round 3)
Round 5 skip 2 st from previous round; sc in the 6 dc cluster from
round 4; place a stitch marker in the 1st of the 6 sc;
(that’s where round 6 will begin)
skip next 2 st; sc in next 6 dc; skip next 2st; sc in next
6 dc: skip next 2 st; 2 sc together; sc in next 9 st;
2 sc together; sc in next 10 st; 2 sc together (40)
Round 6 1 sc in each st around (40)
Round 7 1 sc in next 6 st then 1 dec around (36)
Round 8 1 sc in each st around (36)
Sew the footprints to the bottom of the paw.
Round 9 1 sc in next 5 st then 1 dec around (30)
Round 10 sc in next 4 st; 4 times dec; sc in next 18 st (26)
Round 11 1 sc in each st around (26)
Round 12 sc in next 5 st; 2 dec; sc in next 17 st (24)
Stuff the paw.
Round 13- 17 1 sc in each st around (24)
Round 18 1 sc in next 4 st then 1 dec around (20)
Round 19-33 1 sc in each st around (24)

Stuff the leg, fasten off and close the top of the leg by sewing it.

  
Ears (white)

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.

Eyes (make two) 

Round 1 Use white and 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 each st (18)

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail. Place the safety eye in the middle.

Eyelids (make two)

Round 1 Use purple, chain 9 and turn.
Round 2 sc in 2nd loop from the hook; hdc; dc;
(htrc-trc-htrc in next st); dc; hdc; sc; sl st

Fasten off and leave a sewing tail.

Staart

Round 1 Use purple and crochet a magic ring with 6 st (6)
Round 2 sc in each st (12) Change to white.
Round 3 1 sc then 2 sc in next st (18) Change to purple.
Round 4 sc in next 2 st then 2 sc in next st (24) Change to white.
Round 5-6 1 sc in each st around (24)Change to purple.
Round 7 sc in next 4 st then 1 dec (20)
Change to white yarn.
Round 8-12 1 sc in each st around (20) Change to purple.
Round 13 Sc in next 8 st then 1 dec around (18) Change to white.
Round 14-38 1 sc in each st around (18) Change to purple.
Round 39-40 1 sc in each st around (18) Change to white.
Round 41-42 1 sc in each st around (18) Change to purple.
Round 43-44 1 sc in each st around (18) Change to white.
Round 45-46 1 sc in each st around (18) Change to purple.
Round 47-48 1 sc in each st around (18)

Stuff the tail and close with 9 sc.

 

Putting the parts together.

Stuff the head. Sew the snout between round 21 and 37.

Place the eyes between round 15 and 22. Sew the eyelids above the eyes.

Sew the ears on the head between round 4 and 9.

Stuff the body. Sew the head to the body.

Sew the arms on the body, like shown in the picture.

Sew the legs on the body, like shown in the picture.

Sew the tail on the body, at round 16-17, like shown in the picture.

Collar

Measure the neck. Crochet a chain with the same length and add 2 chains. Use green and glitter yarn.
Crochet a hdc in the 3rd chain from the hook and a hdc in the next stitches.
Turn and ch 1. Crochet a sc in each st. When you finish your row, don’t turn, but continue with the side of the row: 2 sc on the side; the same amount of sc on the borrom of the collar as you used for the top; 2 sc on the last side. Close with a sl st and fasten off. Leave a sewing tail.

Bow

Round 1 Use green yarn; ch 18 and turn.
Round 2 hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and next 15 ch. Turn.
Round 3 Ch1; sc in 1st and next 15 st. Turn.
Round 4 Ch 2; hdc in 1st and next 15 st. Turn.
Round 5 Ch1; sc in 1st and next 15 st. Turn.
Round 6 Ch 2; hdc in 1st and next 15 st. Turn.

Crochet an edge with sc: 16 sc on the top and the bottom, 5 sc on the sides. Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Use green yarn and a sewing needle. Pull the top and broom of the bow together and put the needle through. Wrap the yarn around the bow a couple of tomes and tie it together on the back. Sew the bow on the collar.

Place the collar on the neck and sew the sides together on the back.

One thought on “Kitty cat family crochet-a-long part 6

  1. ciao, intanto vorrei esprimerti i miei complimenti per i lavori che svolgi.
    avrei una domanda sulle zampe dei gatti, non riesco a capire il procedimento del giro 4 e del giro 5, potresti aiutarmi? Grazie di tutto.
    Silvia!

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