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Amigurumi Black Cat Door Stopper
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90695AD This kitty is an adorable way to keep your door open! Make it all black for a cute Halloween decoration.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 11 in. (28 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-100 Vanna's Choice Yarn: White

Crisp white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
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
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Small amounts of grey and red yarn Fiberfill stuffing Plastic stuffing pellets
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAT
HEAD
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 42 sts.


Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.


Rnds 9-16: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 42 sts.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Fasten off.



BODY
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-8: Work same as Rnds 1-8 of Head - 48 sts.


Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 54 sts.


Rnd 10: Sc through back loop of each st around.


Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 60 sts.

Change to A.


Rnds 12-30: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 31: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 54 sts.


Rnd 32: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 33: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.


Rnd 34: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 35: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 42 sts.


Rnd 36: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 37: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Rnd 38: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 39: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnds 40-43: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st 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 sts.


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.

Fasten off.



TAIL
Beg at tip of Tail, with B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.


Rnds 3-8: Sc2tog, sc in each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts - 8 sts.

Change to A.


Rnds 9-14: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts - 8 sts.

Beg to stuff piece with fiberfill.

Continue to stuff as work progresses.


Rnds 15-34: Sc in each st around.


Rnds 35-40: 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts - 8 sts.

Fasten off.



COLLAR
With red yarn, ch 30.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.

Stuff Head Firmly.

With grey yarn, embroider a straight st nose and whiskers.

Sew Ears to Head.

Stuff Body halfway with pellets, then finish stuffing with fiberfill.

Sew Head to Body.

Sew Tail to base of Body and tip of Tail to side of Body.

Sew Collar around neck.

Weave in ends.

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


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