Join us in our 2020 Lockdown Knit-A-Long by knitting one of our Wool Cats!
1) Scroll down to follow that pattern.
2) Knit your cat and send us your photographs which we will post on our FB Page.
3) Your creation will then be auctioned for charity. We will let you know where your cat is to be rehomed by sending you the winning bidder's name and address.
4) Post your cat to it's new home and feel happy that you have done your bit for local cats in need.
Body (Make 2)
Cast on 51.
Work 54 rows in stocking stitch starting with a knit row.
Row 55: decrease a stitch at each end of this row.
Continue in stocking stitch and decrease a stitch at each end of every 6th row. Do this four times in all. 43 stitches remain.
Work five rows.
Decrease a stitch at each end of the next row. Work one row. Decrease a stitch at each end of the next row. Repeat these three rows three times more until 27 stitches remain.
Cast off four stitches at the beginning of the next four rows. 11 stitches remain. Cast off.
Ears (make 2)
Cast on 20.
Work 4 rows in stocking stitch starting with a knit row.
Decrease a stitch at each end of next row and every following row until two stitches remain.
To Make Up
Using garter stitch, attach two the two body pieces back to back leaving a small hole for stuffing. Turn rightsize out. Using same method with ears garter stitch the pointed sides together then turn rightsize out and then place at top of body and garter stitch them on. Stuff the body and sew up the hole. Embroider face, whiskers and feet as you so desire to give him character.
Candyfloss Cats started a fundraising campaign for Glasgow cat rescue charity Catflap in 2017 and we have raised thousands of pounds to help them rehome local cats. Our efforts can be followed on Givey (www.givey.com/candyflosscatsforcatflap).