Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Black Cat Door Stopper

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Black Cat Door Stopper

A cute way to keep your door open for trick or treaters!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project. Finished project measures about 11 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special stitch:
    sc2tog (sc decrease) = insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
    Note: work in continuous rounds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Head:
    With Black, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
    Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
    Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
    Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 48 sts.
    Rnds 9-16: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
    Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
    Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Body:
    With White, ch 2.
    Rnds 1-8: Work same as Rnds 1-8 of Head – 48 sts.
    Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around – 54 sts.
    Rnd 10: Sc through back loop of each st around.
    Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around – 60 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnds 12-30: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 31: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around – 54 sts.
    Rnd 32: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 33: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around – 48 sts.
    Rnd 34: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 35: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
    Rnd 36: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 37: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
    Rnd 38: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 39: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
    Rnds 40-43: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Ears (make 2):
    With Black, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 6 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 8 sts.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 10 sts. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Tail:
    Beg at tip of Tail, with White, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
    Rnds 3-8: Sc2tog, sc in each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts – 8 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnds 9-14: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts – 8 sts. Beg to stuff piece with poly-fil. Continue to stuff as work progresses.
    Rnds 15-34: Sc in each st around.
    Rnds 35-40: 2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts – 8 sts. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Collar:
    With Red yarn, ch 30. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Finishing:
    Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head. Stuff Head Firmly. With Grey yarn, embroider a straight st nose and whiskers. Sew Ears to Head. Stuff Body halfway with poly-fil pellets, then finish stuffing with poly-fil. Sew Head to Body. Sew Tail to base of Body and tip of Tail to side of Body. Sew Collar around neck. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn White 104213502
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Poly-Fil Poly-Pellets Stuffing Beads 32 oz. 104754085
  • Safety Eyes (2)
  • Scraps of Brown Yarn
  • Scraps of Red Yarn
  • Scraps of Grey Yarn
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