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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Mouse Cat Toy
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Mouse Cat Toy

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Lion Brand« Lion« Wool
Pattern #: 80060AD
Never buy another mouse toy again! This homemade alternative will keep yourself and your kitty happy.
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
2 in. tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Note: (A)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
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Additional Materials
Jingle bell
Scraps of pink and black yarn
Dried catnip
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Amigurumi Mouse Cat Toy

Lion Brand« Lion« Wool

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

MOUSE
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first stitch for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnds 5-11: Sc in each sc around. Begin stuffing firmly with dried catnip and fiberfill.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 14: Sc2tog around.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnds 1 and 2: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of Mouse - 12 sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Ears onto Mouse. With black yarn, embroider French knot eyes. With pink yarn embroider a straight stitch triangle nose. Securely tie a 5 in. (12.5 cm) length of A to Mouse for tail. Tie bell to end of tail.
Weave in ends.


 
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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Amigurumi Mouse Cat Toy Reviewed by Jan on 2013-03-25 *****
I made this for my 4 month granddaughter, minus the catnip and bell. She loves it. The pattern is very easy and fun to make.


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