Findus the cat

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Findus the cat Pattern

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Knitting: Findus the cat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Animal

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

*Findus the farm yard cat stands a cuddly 18 inches high.
He is knitted flat using 3mm needles for the body and 3,75mm for his baggy little trousers.
A fun knit with no complicated stitches or shaping.
The pattern it'self is clearly written with many step by step photo's to help you achieve the perfectly finished toy.**

The abbreviations and materials needed are as follows.. :

Abbreviations used
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog/p2tog = knit/purl the next two stitches together (decreases 1 st)
Ss = stockinet stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
st/sts = stitch/stitches
inc1 = (increase) by knitting into front and back of same stitch. PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other method of increasing, your stitch count will not work out.

The materials needed are:

DK/8 ply yarn, in the following colours and quantities.
White - 100grm (Equates to approximately 320 yrds)
Rust - 50grm
Tan - 50grm
Green - 100grm
Black - scrap for nose and mouth.
1 Pair each of the following needles.
UK 3mm - US 3
UK 3.75mm - US 5 (used ONLY for the trousers and strap)
1 pair of 15mm plastic cat eyes
I pair of approximately 15mm buttons
Lengths of dental floss for whiskers (optional)
Fibrefill

Gauge:

The gauge is not important as long as you are constant :O)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18 inches high

Materials:

  • PLEASE SEE THE MAIN DESCRIPTION FOR MATERIALS

You Will Also Need:

  • PLEASE SEE THE MAIN DESCRIPTION FOR ABBREVIATIONS ETC

About Designer

About Designer

phoeny on craftsy.com

I am an independent designer of knitted toys. I have been designing since 2009.
I love to design the unusual, fantasy creatures and long forgotten children's toys are also a favourite.
I have spent a lifetime of crafting, from painting and sketching through to running my own ceramic studio, I am never without a project of some kind or another on the go - and quite often more than a couple at ...

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