Caterina the Cat by Marie Segares

Caterina the Cat

Crochet
July 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
10 stitches = 2 inches
in 10 sc = 2” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
4.0 mm (G)
38 - 50 yards (35 - 46 m)
Approximately 5” (13 cm) tall x 3” (7.5 cm) wide before stuffing.
US
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This little kitty is sized as a handheld softie, but also can be used as an ornament or gift tag. Caterina the Cat is the first pattern in the 2020 Christmas in July Make Along.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, seaming, increasing, decreasing
Special stitch patterns: bob, sc2tog (with written instructions in pattern and link to video to tutorials)
Pattern also includes link to photo tutorial for seaming with mattress stitch

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Approximately 5” (13 cm) tall x 3” (7.5 cm) wide before stuffing.

Materials
Lion Brand Heartland yarn (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) – 1 skein in 151 Katmai, or approximately 50 yd (45.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.

US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

12 mm cat safety eyes - 1 pair.

12 mm pink heart craft nose – 1.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Premium Polyester Fiber Fill - 12 oz bag.

Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set, or at least 2 stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
10 sc = 2” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.