Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - cat http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:21:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Amigurumi Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-Cat/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:47:50 PDT
JAMES BOND CAT BOW TIE http://www.instructables.com/id/JAMES-BOND-CAT-BOW-TIE/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Kitty Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitty-Pouch/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:43:46 PDT
Hoshi Nice Kitty http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoshi-Nice-Kitty/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/AW4A/GZPBLTCR/FN2AW4AGZPBLTCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/AW4A/GZPBLTCR/FN2AW4AGZPBLTCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/AW4A/GZPBLTCR/FN2AW4AGZPBLTCR.SMALL.jpg MicioGatta Once upon a time, there a catgirl, ops, a girl, who loved stuffed animals. Her mother gave her these stuffed animals for her birthday, nameday, Xmas, and other festivities. Unluckly, the girl was allergic to animal fur, and so her house was too little (without a garden!) to keep a cat. So she had a ...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:57:04 PDT
Amugurumi to teach in Primary School http://www.instructables.com/id/Amugurumi-to-teach-in-Primary-School/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:25:42 PST
Amigurumi Kiki's delivery service Jiji http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-Kikiâs-delivery-service-Jiji/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 03:10:57 PST
Knittens (Cat in the Hat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knittens-Cat-in-the-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SMALL.jpg _mous3 Hello there ^_^ This is my first instructable. Hope you like it.. I made this cat in the hat based on this pattern: http://geobabe.livejournal.com/195349.html Had to proportion it down to get the smaller kitten.  head cast on 5 rows 1-4: knit row 5: k1, k2tog knit to end row 6: k1, k2tog, knit (ch...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 09:33:55 PST
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Cat-Toy-Easy-Free-No-Knitting-Required/
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SMALL.jpg pltate Did you just get a couple of cute, adorable kittens and forget to buy them some cat toys?  Fret no more.  Gather together some scrap yarn and make your own cat toys in no time at all.  What I like about this toy is that it is easy to make and requires no knitting.  Plus, these steps and measurements...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 07:07:58 PST
Spin Yarn from Cat Hair http://www.instructables.com/id/Spin-Yarn-from-Cat-Hair/
Spin Yarn from Cat Hair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/9FIG/GUS74M44/F9C9FIGGUS74M44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/9FIG/GUS74M44/F9C9FIGGUS74M44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/9FIG/GUS74M44/F9C9FIGGUS74M44.SMALL.jpg meralgia I acquired a long-haired cat that hadn't been groomed in a while. Rather than throw the new cat directly into a bathtub and scrub her, I decided instead to shear her and spin her fur! First Step: Corner your unsuspecting cat Actually, I didn't corner her. When she was getting used to the house an...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:12:15 PST
Crocheting Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheting-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1RZ3/GJQE98Q9/FDN1RZ3GJQE98Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1RZ3/GJQE98Q9/FDN1RZ3GJQE98Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/1RZ3/GJQE98Q9/FDN1RZ3GJQE98Q9.SMALL.jpg emilycreates These are not all of the crocheting projects I have done but it is the majority of them. I only left out a few that I really didn't like the end results of or pictures of patterns that I had made multiple times. I will be updating with new pictures each time I make something new. Almost all of thes...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 19:20:35 PST
Ipod Touch Cat Purse/Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Ipod-Touch-Cat-PurseCase/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 19:17:37 PDT
Crochet Fat Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Fat-Cat-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/E4G4/G8C3JF1C/FJIE4G4G8C3JF1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/E4G4/G8C3JF1C/FJIE4G4G8C3JF1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/E4G4/G8C3JF1C/FJIE4G4G8C3JF1C.SMALL.jpg plzsendchocolate I love Amigurumi patterns, and wanted to make a "copy" of my cat, Romeo. He's not fat, but this pattern is so cute I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try it out with his features. The pattern was created by Jennifer Reeve and it's available at www.crochetme.com/media/p/89244.aspx I purch...
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Tue, 6 Jul 2010 00:43:41 PDT
cuddly calico kitty http://www.instructables.com/id/cuddly-calico-kitty/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/P27F/G8CBY2JW/FS8P27FG8CBY2JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/P27F/G8CBY2JW/FS8P27FG8CBY2JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/P27F/G8CBY2JW/FS8P27FG8CBY2JW.SMALL.jpg peachypaws For this calico kitty, I used some wonderful soft and fluffy Patons Divine and JoAnn Fabrics Sensations brand yarns. I like working with these yarns because the finished product barely looks crocheted--it looks more like faux fur : ) The eyes and whiskers are hand-knotted and the tail stands up by i...
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Sun, 25 Apr 2010 08:30:54 PDT
Cat Key Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Key-Chain/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/RY0F/G8C40FN8/FEFRY0FG8C40FN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/RY0F/G8C40FN8/FEFRY0FG8C40FN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/RY0F/G8C40FN8/FEFRY0FG8C40FN8.SMALL.jpg Sumati8 I knitted this for my mom who loves cats. The wire is inside so the cat can bend her arms & legs freely.
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Fri, 23 Apr 2010 07:51:18 PDT
Twin Kitties http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Kitties/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/5C5J/G8C3JDT6/FNW5C5JG8C3JDT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/5C5J/G8C3JDT6/FNW5C5JG8C3JDT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/5C5J/G8C3JDT6/FNW5C5JG8C3JDT6.SMALL.jpg Sumati8 They are twins. The yarns are mixture of silk and cotton which are perfect materials for newborn boy & girl twins' toy.
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Fri, 23 Apr 2010 07:27:31 PDT
Seagrass Kitten http://www.instructables.com/id/Seagrass-Kitten/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/AUUA/G7YFVZQ3/F96AUUAG7YFVZQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/AUUA/G7YFVZQ3/F96AUUAG7YFVZQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/AUUA/G7YFVZQ3/F96AUUAG7YFVZQ3.SMALL.jpg FuzzyRaspberry I love simple patterns that no matter what yarn you use turn out original looking creatures. Right now making cute cat animals has been on my mind, and using self striping yarn to bring out the real personality in my new creation. I do get bored easily so quick patterns with little shaping or mindle...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 11:17:32 PDT
Triangle Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Cats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TY2D/G7YG3JFH/FI5TY2DG7YG3JFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TY2D/G7YG3JFH/FI5TY2DG7YG3JFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TY2D/G7YG3JFH/FI5TY2DG7YG3JFH.SMALL.jpg Emmakat  I used to do little sketches of my cats when I was a kid that were just their head. Two of my cats had very round faces, one had, I decided, a pointy triangular face. This little stuffed version could be made with the concept that it's just a plush version of just the cats face, or if you add a tai...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 08:51:34 PDT
Camille - custom crocheted kitty http://www.instructables.com/id/Camille-custom-crocheted-kitty/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/HMCW/G7DY7JL7/FVGHMCWG7DY7JL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/HMCW/G7DY7JL7/FVGHMCWG7DY7JL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/HMCW/G7DY7JL7/FVGHMCWG7DY7JL7.SMALL.jpg pattihaskins I was commissioned to replicate a dear cat in my style of crochet. I was emailed the photos of the cat, Camille, and then sourced the proper yarn types and colors and crocheted while looking at her photos. Another no pattern, make it up as I go, one of a kind crocheted critter. Stuffed with polyfill...
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Tue, 6 Apr 2010 19:36:55 PDT
Knitted tabby cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-tabby-cat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SMALL.jpg heypaula I knitted a tabby cat using Lillian's Knitted Kitty pattern at geobabe.livejournal.com/195349.html. I added tabby stripes, eyes, and a nose, using cotton yarn and very basic embroidery skills. To finish off my kitten, named Steve, I added a blue ribbon and bow and a little bell.
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 11:19:59 PDT
Cat from Coraline http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-from-Coraline/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/J8NI/G7DYJTEI/F94J8NIG7DYJTEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/J8NI/G7DYJTEI/F94J8NIG7DYJTEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/J8NI/G7DYJTEI/F94J8NIG7DYJTEI.SMALL.jpg sakurakrys  My cousin really wanted the cat from Coraline, so she requested it from me for a Christmas present. The cat is made of yarn, felt, a plastic nose, plastic whiskers, and polyester fiberfill. I made the pattern myself. Enjoy!
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Fri, 2 Apr 2010 21:09:58 PDT
Fat Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Cat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/NS2V/G7DYOHU9/F5XNS2VG7DYOHU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/NS2V/G7DYOHU9/F5XNS2VG7DYOHU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/NS2V/G7DYOHU9/F5XNS2VG7DYOHU9.SMALL.jpg domestic_engineer I was going to make a teddy bear, but half way through, my daughter insisted I make a cat instead. She thinks it looks like our kitty. This is made with a chenile type yarn, and a size N crochet hook. It is very soft, but I probably should have used a smaller hook, because you can see some of the st...
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 07:26:08 PDT
Kitten Mittons http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitten-Mittons/
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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 17:32:39 PST
Knitting a Better Mouse Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-a-Better-Mouse-Toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SMALL.jpg MaggieBelize Last week I found myself dangling between major knitting projects, and not yet in the mood to start a new one. I needed something quick & easy to whip up, preferably from my existing stash. So I decided to knit a catnip mouse toy for my darling cats.While I particularly liked the free downloadable L...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2008 17:52:39 PST
Jess the Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Jess-the-Cat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/W8BQ/FC17V4OB/FC2W8BQFC17V4OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/W8BQ/FC17V4OB/FC2W8BQFC17V4OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/W8BQ/FC17V4OB/FC2W8BQFC17V4OB.SMALL.jpg stinkymum I bought a Sirdar Alan Dart knitting pattern to knit Jess the Cat puppet (of Postman Pat fame) from someone on the Internet. This is the cutest thing I have ever knitted! I ended up knitting three of them, two in the original colours and one in an orange stripey. As this pattern came from En...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2008 04:59:53 PST
waffle mittens for my aunt http://www.instructables.com/id/waffle-mittens-for-my-aunt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/SBXQ/FBGW8CSA/FKBSBXQFBGW8CSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/SBXQ/FBGW8CSA/FKBSBXQFBGW8CSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/SBXQ/FBGW8CSA/FKBSBXQFBGW8CSA.SMALL.jpg deseojon I made these mittens (beautifuly modeled by my cat Hairy) for my aunt. I wanted to make something nice for her because she took many wonderful pictures at my wedding.
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Fri, 18 Jan 2008 16:28:15 PST
Candy Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Cat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/A7JL/FB11U5ZK/FT3A7JLFB11U5ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/A7JL/FB11U5ZK/FT3A7JLFB11U5ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/A7JL/FB11U5ZK/FT3A7JLFB11U5ZK.SMALL.jpg candawitz This project/pattern of my own design started out as a tiny stuffed toy for my daughter's chihuahua and evolved into a little bit of folk art. The version you see here uses feltable wool yarn and size 8 to 9 US knitting needles. The cat fur pattern was needle felted using bits of yarn for a pet-ab...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2008 07:40:16 PST