Kitty Cat Ball

Kitty Cat Ball
Kitty Cat Ball

 

Materials: Lily Soft Spun, 1 ball or, .Lily Cotton Rug Yarn, 1 skein. Six Strand Embroidery Floss, 1 skein each of Red, Black and Chartreuse. Crochet Hook No. 8.

Instructions: Wind off a soft ball of yarn about 6 1/2" around. Break off. Starting at center of face, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Rnd 1: 2 sc in each sc around.

Rnd 2: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. Continue around in sc, inc. about 6 times each rnd (do not inc. over previous inc.) until piece fits over half of wound ball. Work 1 rnd even, then dec. in same manner as incs. were made, fitting ball into opening before closing.

Ears: Ch 9.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 ch, 2 sc in each of next 2 ch, sc in next 3 ch, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in next 3 sc, dec. 1 sc, 1 sc in each remaining sc. Fasten off. Sew ears to each side of head. Embroider face as pictured using floss.

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