Crocheted Cuddy Kittens
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Note.. Example made using the pink and rose instead of the baby blue and true blue.
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This Pretty Pattern looks just like rows of kittens.
It's easy and quick to make.
Size 38 by 44' before fringing
Materials: knitting weight worsted yarn:
16 oz White
12 oz Baby Blue
8 oz True Blue
Size H aluminum crochet hook (or size required for gauge)
5 Shells = 7"
Gauge Note: Each shell = (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc).
With Baby Blue, ch 139 loosely.
Row 1 (right side): Dc in 4th ch from hook. Dc in next ch sk 2 chs, work beg shell over next 2 chs as follows: 2 Dc in next ch, ch 1, 2 Dc in next ch (beg shell made). * Sk 3 chs, work beg shell over next 2 chs (as before); rep from * to last 5 chs; sk 2 chs, Dc in each of last 3 chs = 26 shells.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn; Dc in each of next 2 Dc, * work (2 Dc, ch 1, 2 Dc) in ch-1 sp of next shell (shell made); rep from * to last 2 Dc, dc in each of last 2 dc; dc in top of ch-3, changing to White. (TO Change colors: Work dc until 2 lps rem on hook, finish off color being used, leave approx 4" end for weaving in now or later. With new color (leave approx 4" end) YO and draw through 2 lps on hook = color changed.)
Row 3: With white, ch 3, turn; dc in each of next 2 dc, work puff st (abbreviated PS) in sp before first shell in 2nd Row below as follows; Work (YO and insert hook in space before first shell in 2nd Row below (1. Hook yarn and draw up a long loop to height of working Row) 4 times. (9 loops now on hook. 2. YO and draw through first 8 loops on hook then YO and draw through rem 2 loops on hook = PS made. * Work a shell in ch-1 sp of each shell (in working Row), Work PS in next SP between Shells in 2nd Row below; rep
from * to last shell; work a shell in ch-1 sp of last shell, work PS in sp after last shell in 2nd Row below; dc in each of last 2dc (in working Row), dc in top of ch-3 = 27 PS.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn; dc in each of next 2 dc, * sk PS, work shell in
Ch-1 sp of next shell; rep from * to last PS; sk last PS, dc in each of last 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3 = 26 shells.
Row 5: Rep Row 2, changing to True Blue in last dc.
Rows 6 and 7: With True blue, rep rows 3 and 4.
ROW 8: With True Blue, rep Row 2, changing to white in last dc.
ROM 9 and 10: With white, rep Rows 3 and 4.
Row 11: With White, rep Row2, changing to Baby Blue in last dc.
Rows 12 and 13: With Baby Blue rep Rows 3 and 4.
Row 14: With Baby Blue, rep Row 2, changing to white in last dc.
Rep Rows 3 through 14, 4 times more; then rep rows 3 through 13 once more. (You should now have 2 rows of Baby Blue at top edge)
Finish off and weave in all ends.
FRINGE Both short edges. Cut 12' strands of Baby Blue. (Or color of your choice) Use 2 strands for each knot. Tie one knot in every Other st across edge.