Cat Ears and Tail by Sarah Bradberry

Cat Ears and Tail

DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch, yarn used singly on 4mm needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
164 - 186 yards (150 - 170 m)
This pattern is available for free.


Amounts will vary depending on the size you make. Below are the amounts I used to make the ears and tail for my 6 year old daughter in the picture.


Approximately 45m (50 yards) of black yarn, DK or worsted weight.

1 pair 6mm knitting needles

Handful of polyester toy filling


Scraps (approximately 15gms each) of white, orange, and black yarn, DK or worsted weight.

1 set 5mm dpns

1 pr 6mm knitting needles