Free Loom Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Loom Knit Cat
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L10042 Knit this cat with the Martha Stewart Crafts™ Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit. Make it in black for a perfect Halloween treat.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
7 in. (17.8 cm) tall x 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) wide

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-151 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Charcoal Grey

Dark gray


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

860-404 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dark Grey Heather

Deep grey with strands of lightest grey


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

Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 45.00

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing 2 black safety eyes, 9 mm
STITCH EXPLANATION:
Knit 2 stitches together Note: The following explanation only applies when knitting 2 stitches together at the end of a row.

Move yarn loop from the last working peg to the next to last working peg above existing loop - 2 loops on peg.

Knit both loops together to decrease 1 stitch.

NOTES:
1.

Follow loom manual instructions for SINGLE KNITTING for how to cast on, knit and bind off.

2.

For Body and Legs, the loom is configured into a closed semi-circle for stability.

All work is done on the 28-hole semi-circle piece.

The curved shape of the semi-circle piece does not affect the shape of the finished knit fabric.

3.

Loom can be configured into a variety of shapes to suit your preference.

If desired, use additional loom pieces to configure loom into any shape, then knit back and forth in rows on just one side of loom.


INSTRUCTIONS



Loom Configuration Use the following pieces: (1) 28-hole semi-circle piece, (1) 12-hole piece, (2) corner pieces.Connect the pieces as follows: 28-hole semi-circle piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece



BODY (make 2) Set Up Insert 20 small pegs into center 20 holes of 28-hole semi-circle piece - 20 working pegs placed.

Insert contrast color pegs into connecting holes to hold loom together.

With A, cast onto all working pegs.

Knit 39 rows.

Next Row: Knit to last 2 stitches, knit 2 stitches together.

Repeat last row 3 more times.Bind off.





EARS (make 2) Set Up Insert 10 small pegs into center 10 holes of semi-circle piece - 10 working pegs placed.

With B, Cast onto all working pegs.

Knit one row.

Knit to last 2 stitches, knit 2 stitches together.

Repeat last row 3 more times.Bind off as follows: cut working yarn, leaving an 8 in.

(20.5 cm) yarn tail.

Thread tail into yarn needle provided with loom.

Slide needle through yarn loop on peg from bottom to top of loop.

Repeat along loom until all loops are threaded.

Gently remove knitting from loom.

.

Pull end of yarn to gather stitches, add a small amount of stuffing, then use remainder of tail to sew seam, stuffing as you go.





LEGS (make 4) Set Up Insert 12 small pegs into center 12 holes of semi-circle piece - 12 working pegs placed.

With A, cast onto all working pegs.

Knit 5 rows.

Change to B and knit one row.

Next Row: Knit to last 2 stitches, knit 2 stitches together.

Repeat last row once more.Bind off as follows: cut working yarn, leaving an 8 in.

(20.5 cm) yarn tail.

Thread tail into yarn needle provided with loom.

Slide needle through yarn loop on peg from bottom to top of loop.

Repeat along loom until all loops are threaded.

Gently remove knitting from loom.

Pull end of yarn to gather stitches, add a small amount of stuffing, then use remainder of tail to sew seam, stuffing as you go.





TAIL Set Up Insert 6 small pegs into center 6 holes of semi-circle piece - 6 working pegs placed.

With A, cast onto all working pegs.

Knit 22 rows.

Change to B and knit 3 more rows.Bind off as follows: cut working yarn, leaving an 8 in.

(20.5 cm) yarn tail.

Thread tail into yarn needle provided with loom.

Slide needle through yarn loop on peg from bottom to top of loop.

Repeat along loom until all loops are threaded.

Gently remove knitting from loom.

Pull end of yarn to gather stitches, add a small amount of stuffing, then use remainder of tail to sew seam, stuffing as you go.





FINISHING With bound-off edge at top, follow package instructions to attach safety eyes to front of one Body piece.

With B threaded into yarn needle provided with loom, embroider straight stitch nose and whiskers.

Sew Ears and Legs to Body.

Sew Tail to back of Body.

Thread yarn ends into yarn needle and weave in ends.

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