Wicked Chickens Yarn Wickedly Frisky Pocket Cat Knitting Pattern Instant Download PDF

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Cats and yarn go together like peanut butter and jelly. So what could be better than an adorable little knitted cat you can keep in your pocket? Really, not anything, right? We know. You might as well stop reading and order this Pocket Cat kit right now.

These tiny cats are perfect to give as gifts, or even to make up as party favors (if you can manage to part with the adorableness once you are finished!). And, this pattern is written line by line so you can use any weight yarn you want making for tons of cat size options! This is a quick and fun knit and you will find yourself making a whole herd of cutie knitted cats! Which means now you can knit a pocket-sized version of all of your cats that you can take with you anywhere you want. Like you are even reading this far since you have already put this pattern in your cart and purchased it.

This pattern was written by Rebecca Danger for Wicked Chickens Yarn. Rebecca is a prolific knitting pattern designer and author with more than 160 published designs. She is known for her whimsical monster and creature patterns, making her the perfect fit to design a Wickedly Frisky Pocket Cat for us!

More Info:

Skill Level: Intermediate as determined by the Craft Yarn Council. We would recommend this pattern for beginning knitters that are comfortable knitting in the round or who want a bit of a challenge. We have rated it "intermediate" because according to the Craft Council skill level guidelines, anything knitted in the round is intermediate.

Skills used: Basic knit and purl stitches, changing colors, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, and basic sewing skills.

This pattern is written using Magic Loop Method for knitting in the round. See Rebecca's Frequent Questions page for more info on dpn's vs Magic Loop: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-questions.html

Pattern Format: Instant download Adobe .pdf file

Yarn:
30-55 yards of body color yarn
15-40 yards of cream yarn for nose and feet
The heavier the yarn weight, the more yardage needed.

This pattern is written round by round so that you can use any weight yarn you want to create all sorts of sizes of frisky friends. Try sock yarn for pocket size cats, or bulky yarn perfect for a huggable friend.

Want this to be a prepackaged, ready-to-go project? We can make that happen! We also sell this pattern as a kit in our shop: https://www.etsy.com/listing/602570148/wicked-chickens-yarn-wickedly-frisky?ref=shop_home_active_1

Gauge: You pick! Simply knit with your choice of yarn on needles 2-3 sizes smaller than called for to get a tight knit fabric your stuffing won't show through.

Needles: You pick! A 40" or longer circular needle (for Magic Loop Method) in a size right for your yarn. See the pattern for more info.

Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, beginning of the round stitch marker (removable or closed) and optional row counter. 22 removable stitch markers, stuffing, and a set of safety eyes and a triangle or cat safety nose (or other eye and nose choices such as buttons or scrap yarn for embroidery). Please note we do offer that you can add a set of stitch markers in a small tin to your kit for only $6. These markers are perfect for our patterns! It includes 24 removable markers and 4 closed, snag-free shaped markers for the beginning of the round all in a cute little tin. You can see the tin of markers listing here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/611982215/wicked-chickens-yarn-stitch-marker-set?ref=shop_home_active_1

Finished size: Your finished size will depend on what weight yarn you use. If you are knitting this pattern in sock weight yarn like the smallest samples shown, your finished friend will come out about 2” tall and 2.75” long with 6mm safety eyes and a 9.5mm safety nose. The worsted weight sample measures approximately 3” tall and 3.5” long and uses 9mm safety eyes and a 13mm safety nose. The bulky weight sample measures approximately 4” tall and 4.5” long and uses 18mm safety eyes and an 18mm safety nose.

This 4-page pattern is very clearly written, and Rebecca offers many tutorials on the techniques used in it on her blog to keep you from feeling confused while knitting: www.rebeccadanger.typepad.com. She also has a Frequent Questions page for instant pattern help: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-questions.html.

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This pattern is copyright Wicked Chickens Yarn. If you would like to sell finished items using these instructions, we are OK with that as long as you let your customers know the pattern used is from Wicked Chickens Yarn.

*****This listing is for the pattern only! All pictures shown are created using this pattern, not the actual item for sale. We do sell this as a kit too: https://www.etsy.com/listing/602570148/wicked-chickens-yarn-wickedly-frisky?ref=shop_home_active_1*****

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