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Amigurumi Sardines Cat Toy
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 80061AD
Cats love sardines, and you’ll love this catnip-stuffed crochet creation.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 x 5 in. (9 x 12.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (A)

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Scrap of black yarn Dried catnip Fiberfill stuffing
NOTES:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAN With A, ch 13.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 12 sts.

Rep last row until piece measures about 5 in.

(12.5 cm) from beg.

Do not fasten off.

Note: Work in continuous rnds for sides; do not join or turn unless otherwise indicated.

Sc evenly around all 4 sides of base.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 1: Working through back loops, sc in each st around.

Rnds 2 - 4:Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.





Lid With A, ch 13.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 12 sts.

Rep last row until piece measures about 5 in.

(12.5 cm) from beg.Fasten off.





Sardine (make 3) With B, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first stitch for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 6 sc.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 8 sts.

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 10 sts.

Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 12 sts.

Rnds 6 - 15: Sc in each sc around.

Stuff with catnip and stuffing.

Rnd 16: Sc2tog around.

Fasten off.





Tail (make 3) With B, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in first ch.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 20 sc.Fasten off.





FINISHING Roll one short side of Lid and sew to secure rolled shape.

Sew remaining 3 sides of Lid to Can.

Sew Tails to Sardines, With black yarn, embroider "X" eyes on Sardines.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)


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