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#1 truelove730

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 03:45 PM

I created these and thought I would share with my fellow crocheters. Enjoy!

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Fish Cat Toy

MATERIALS:
Scraps of Yarn, worsted weight
G Hook
Large Eye sewing needle
Stuffing – fiberfill, mylar (I got some from the windows of the envelopes I get in the mail) makes a great krinkly sound, catnip, scraps of yarn, etc.

SIZE: approx. 3.5”x2

ABBREVIATIONS:
sc: single crochet
st(s): stitch(s)
sc2tog: sc nxt two sts together – pull up a loop from next two stitches, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook. Also know as decrease (dec).
nxt: next
ea: each
rep: repeat
(#): number of stitches when rnd completed

INSTRUCTIONS:
Do NOT join, mark rnds
Start with an adjustable loop, 6 sc in loop
Rnd 1: *2sc in nxt st, sc in nxt st* rep around (9)
Rnd 2: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 2 sts* rep around (12)
Rnd 3: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 3 sts* rep around (15)
Rnd 4: sc around (15)
Rnd 5: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 4 sts* rep around (18)
Rnd 6-8: sc around (18)
Rnd 9: *sc2tog, sc nxt 3 sts * to last 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st (14) STUFF
Rnd 10: *sc2tog, sc nxt st* to last st, sc in last st (10)
Rnd 11: sc2tog around (5)
Rnd 12: 2 sc in ea st (10)
Rnd 13: 2 sc in ea st (20)
Rnd 14: sc in ea st (20) STUFF TAIL
Row 15: flatten rnds and hold together, sc in black loops to join rnds. Fasten off and weave in ends. Embellish as desired.

#2 The Fargoan

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 03:47 PM

How adorable! I must make some soon. :hook Maybe I'll even get a cat to hold still long enough near one to take a picture...
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Posted 16 August 2005 - 04:22 PM

Those are adorable :)

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 04:28 PM

your fish are sooooo cute, I don't have a cat but my sister has:cat 2:cat and so I'll make these for her kitties..........thanks :manyheart

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#5 Layna

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 04:30 PM

Wow those are great my cats will love them thanks for the pattern :hug

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 04:37 PM

Those would be really cute hanging as a mobile too. Seeing them all lined up made me think of it.

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 09:12 PM

I'll have to make that...I have 2 cats and it is their turn to get something from me :)

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 11:00 PM

Thanks for sharing the pattern. They are so nice. I just got a new cat addition to the family, and was looking to make all the cats something special. Thank you.

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Posted 16 August 2005 - 11:53 PM

that's wonderful! thanks so much for sharing the pattern - I emailed this thread to myself!
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Posted 17 August 2005 - 12:50 AM

They're just great!!!:tup I'll have to make a few for my kitties, thanks!!:)

#11 wrenlover

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 07:25 AM

They are so cute. I have quite a few cats in mind for these. How fun!!!!!!!!

Thank you for sharing!:lol

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 08:08 AM

Cute,Heather!Thanks for the pattern.

#13 EugeneClarence

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 08:11 AM

Thanks for these cute fishies. My cats like toys that are a little larger so they can carry them around. These are perfect.

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 08:12 AM

Those are cute! Now I just need to find some catnip for my kitties! :)

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 07:07 PM

I love those a LOT. My cats, all 3 of them, will be getting some!!

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 11:49 AM

Oh my kitties are going to love these!! :cat:manyheart

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 03:04 PM

These are really cool-looking - thanks so much for sharing this, Heather! Meeps and I thank you! :cat:manyheart:hook

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Posted 21 August 2005 - 09:32 PM

These are so cute. I'll be making one for my little one. Thanks for sharing!

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Posted 06 September 2005 - 10:30 PM

These are too cute. And I bet my cats would love them even more if they were stuffed with catnip! :cat:mouse

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Posted 07 September 2005 - 05:10 AM

Thank you, Heather, from me & our 2 kitties! I've printed out your pattern, so the [strike]buttheads![/strike], I mean :cat will be having a few made for them.
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