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Jingga the Orange Tabby Cat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Jingga the Orange Tabby Cat
Jingga the Orange Tabby Cat
Jingga the Orange Tabby Cat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • short row

Pattern Description:

Jingga (means "orange" in Indonesian) was knitted in self-striping yarn to resemble the tabby pattern. To achieve a smooth stripe pattern and minimize seam, the main body was knitted one-piece in the round from the back right leg to the snout.

Please be advised that this project uses short row technique a lot.

Errata: http://dydyknits.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/errata-for-jingga-the-orange-tabby-cat/


28 sts / 44 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size (adult cat size)
  • The width/diameter of the curled up cat = 12 inches


  • Self striping fingering weight yarn, 350 - 400 yards
  • White fingering weight yarn, 75 - 100 yards
  • Size 2 (2.75 mm) dpns
  • Toy stuffing
  • Bead string for the whiskers
  • Scraps of yarn to decorate the face

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Ancient Arts Yarn


Orange Tabby

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