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Dumpling Cats

I made these Dumpling cats for my sister on Christmas. The pattern for the pink one is free and can be found here on ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dumpling-kitty

The small minty colored cat was a modified version of the pattern. Here is the pattern for the small kitten (it has not yet been tested so let me know if it doesn’t work)

Dumpling Kitten

Ears (make 2)

Ch 2

Rnd 1: sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: sc around

If this is the first ear then F.o if it is the second then continue following directions.

Ch 2 join first ear and second ear with a sc. Sc in next 2 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next 4 sts then sc in next 2 chs. Sc around the second ear then sc in next 2 chs. Sc in next st

Rnd 4: sc in next 3 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next

Rnd 5:

Rnd 6: (this is the rnd with 4 increases sc in next 5 sts inc sc in next 4 sts inc sc in next 5 sts inc sc in next 5 sts

Rnd 7: sc in next 4 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next 4 sts switch to green sc in next 6 sts switch to mc sc in next 4 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next 8 sts

Rnd 8: sc in next 5 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next 15 sts sc 2 in next st sc in next 8 sts

Rnd 9: sc in next 11 sts switch to green sc in next 6 sts switch to mc sc in next 15 sts

Rnd 10: sc around

Rnd 11: sc in next 11 sts switch to green sc in next 6 sts switch to mc sc in next 15 sts

Rnds 12-14: sc around

F.o

 

Base of Body (with mc)

Ch 2

Rnd 1: sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: sc 2 in each st around

Rnd 3: sc in next st sc 2 in next st

Rnd 4: sc in next 2 sts sc 2 in next st

Rnd 5: sc in next 3 sts sc 2 in next st

Then scing through both thickness sc around this piece and the body in order to join them.

F.o

 

Tail (with green)

Ch 2

Rnd 1: sc 7 in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: sc around

Rnd 3: switch to mc sc around

Rnd 4: sc around

Rnd 5: switch to green sc around

Rnd 6: sc around

Rnd 7: switch to mc sc around

Rnd 8: sc around

F.o

 

Feet (make 2 with mc)

Ch 2

Rnd 1: sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook

F.o

 

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Crochet American Curl Cat

 

this is an American Curl Russian Blue mixed cat. He is completely crocheted besides the navy blue parts of his ears, his polymer clay nose, and his cabochon eyes. Believe it or not the yarn I used is completely normal and not fuzzy yarn. After playing around with the loop stitch and cutting it, I realized that it sometimes would unravel my projects so I modified it in a sort of combined way with the chain stitch. I then cut the ends and brushed the cat. “Nimbus” the cat is so cute!