Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Muffin's cat ball
small amt of ww yarn
Ch 5, join to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 10 sc in ring. Slip stitch to first sc. (10 sc)
(ch 2 is first hdc now and thruout)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each sc. Slip stitch to 2nd ch of beg. ch 2. (10 hdc)
Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in same stitch. 2 hdc in each stitch around.Slip stitch to 2nd ch of beg ch 2. (20 hdc) fasten off.
Repeat rnds 1-3 but leave long tail for sewing the halfs together.
You can have several different colors together...great scrap yarn project.
Muffin's Cat Tunnel
3 9" craft metal rings
size K hook
3 8 oz. skeins of yarn
(if want bigger tunnel will need more yarn)and if you want a larger circumference use 12" rings or smaller rings less yarn and so on
Embellishments for tunnel if your cat likes them..
Like tying catnip toy to dangle at end of tunnel...
Round 1: With first ring and using 3 strands of yarn throughout, attach yarn to ring, ch 1, ~76 sc around. slip stitch in first sc.(~aprox. you can make it as tight as you want...as the stitches will be the same through the length of tunnel.)
Round 2: Ch 2, dc in next sc and around.(ch 2 is first dc now and throughout pattern.)slip stitch to beg ch 2.
Round 3: Ch 2, dc in next dc and around. slip stitch in 2nd ch of beg ch 2.
Round 4: Ch 3, (counts as first Tr), Tr in next dc and around. slip stitch in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Rounds 5 -13: rep rounds 3 and 4 consecutively.
Round 14: Rep round 3
Round 15: Ch 1, attach second hoop by sc around hoop.
Round 16: rep round 3
Rounds 17 - 27: Rep rounds 3 and 4 consecutively.
Round 28: rep round 3
Round 29: Ch 1, attach 3rd hoop by sc around hoop.
You can continue on to another hoop if you want. This tunnel can compact and you can take it anywhere..