Nuvo the Gray Tabby

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Nuvo the Gray Tabby Pattern


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Knitting: Nuvo the Gray Tabby
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Short row

Pattern Description:

Nuvo was inspired by my best friend's cat. It was knitted with self-striping sock 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 top of the head. You can customize the cat by changing where its head facing using the same pattern.
Please be advised that this project uses short row technique a lot.

Errata : on row 62 and 78, there should be a 'p62, w&t' before 'k across'.


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

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Height : 7 inches
  • Length : 16 inches
  • Width : 8 inches


  • Self-striping fingering yarn, 230 - 275 yards
  • Size 2 (2.75 mm) dpns
  • Toy stuffing
  • One pair of 12mm safety eyes
  • Scraps of yarn to decorate the face

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of Fingering weight



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