Black Cat Softie by Marie Segares

Black Cat Softie

Crochet
September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in 18 sc x 20 rows = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
3.75 mm (F)
123 - 160 yards (112 - 146 m)
Approximately 10.5” (26.5 cm) tall from feet to top of head after stuffing.
US
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With an orange scarf, nose, and whiskers this cat is ready for some Halloween fun. Change the scarf color to update the softie for other occasions. This is the first pattern in the 2018 Halloween Crochet Along. Ravelry members can join us to chat here.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch, treble (triple) crochet
Crocheting flat in rows (for Nose and Ears), crocheting in the round (for other parts)
Crocheting the back loop, seaming

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Approximately 10.5” (26.5 cm) tall from feet to top of head after stuffing.

Materials
Red Heart Super Saver yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g, 364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein each in 312 Black (CA) and 256 Carrot (CB), or approximately 115 yd (105 m) in CA and 45 yd (41 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.

US F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Fiber Fill.

12 mm cat craft/safety eyes – 1 pair.

Gauge
18 sc x 20 rows = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.