Big Knit, Carousel, crochet

The Big Knit – hat 17 – A Cat

Time for another animal for the collection

crochet cat hat

Pointy ears and whiskers thats what we need!

Start with a basic hat as made here. I used Stylecraft Special DK in Sandstone.

Then for some ears……..

Ears – make 2 of each piece

crochet cat hat

Inner ear

Using light pink (Stylecraft Special DK Pale rose) , Chain 5, in the second chain from the hook make 1 sc, and continue to make 1 sc until the end. [4sc]

Row 2: Chain, 1, skip the first stitch, and make 1 sc in the next stitch, then 2sctog in the last 2 stitches. [3sc]

Row 3: Chain 1, 2 SC tog [2sc]

Row 4: Chain 1 1SC, fasten off. [1sc]

Outside ear

Using the fur colour, Chain 7, in the second chain from the hook make 1 SC in each chain across [6sc and 1 chain].

Row 2: Chain 1, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2sctog [5sc]

Row 3: Chain 1, 1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sctog [4sc]

Row 4: Chain 1, 1 sc in the next st, 2sc tog [3sc]

Row 5: Chain 1, 2sctog, [2sc]

Row 6: Chain 1, 1SC,, fasten off, use the ends of sewing the outer ear to the inner ear, and the ear to the head.

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