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Fish Cat Toy
Copyright 08/17/2005 Heather Truelove
 
MATERIALS:
Scraps of Yarn, worsted weight
G Hook
Large Eye sewing needle
Stuffing, fiberfill, mylar (I got some from the windows of the envelopes I get in the mail) makes a great krinkly sound, catnip, scraps of yarn, etc.
 
SIZE: approx. 3.5"x2
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
sc: single crochet
st(s): stitch(s)
sc2tog: sc nxt two sts together, pull up a loop from next two stitches, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook. Also know as decrease (dec).
nxt: next
ea: each
rep: repeat
(#): number of stitches when rnd completed
 
INSTRUCTIONS:
Do NOT join, mark rnds
Start with an adjustable loop, 6 sc in loop
Rnd 1: *2sc in nxt st, sc in nxt st* rep around (9)
Rnd 2: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 2 sts* rep around (12)
Rnd 3: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 3 sts* rep around (15)
Rnd 4: sc around (15)
Rnd 5: *2 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt 4 sts* rep around (18)
Rnd 6-8: sc around (18)
Rnd 9: *sc2tog, sc nxt 3 sts* to last 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in last st (14) STUFF
Rnd 10: *sc2tog, sc nxt st* to last st, sc in last st (10)
Rnd 11: sc2tog around (5)
Rnd 12: 2 sc in ea st (10)
Rnd 13: 2sc in ea st (20)
Rnd 14: sc in ea st (20) STUFF TAIL
Row 15: flatten rnds and hold together, sc in black loops to join rnds. Fasten off and weave in ends. Embellish as desired.