Black Cat or a Witch? Your guess is as good as mine….

She’s hoping if you think she’s a witch, you won’t run when she crosses your path….
Black Kitten ( she’s still growing! )

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Supplies:
Worsted weight yarn, any color for cat
Worsted weight yarn any color for hat
Felt or safety eyes
Felt, embroidery floss, or safer nose
F – hook
Yarn needle
Poly – fil stuffing

Terms:
hk – hook
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase ( 2sc in same stitch )
dec – decrease ( sc two stitches together )

Head/Body:
Ch 2
1. 6sc in second ch from hk – 6
2. 2sc in each st around – 12
3. ( sc, inc )6x – 18
4. ( sc 2, inc )6x – 24
5. ( sc 3, inc )6x – 30
6 – 11. sc around – 30 each row
12. ( sc 3, dec )6x – 24
13. ( sc 2, dec )6x – 18
14. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
15. *front loops only in this row* , ( sc, inc )6x – 18
Begin Stuffing, make sure to stuff head firmly.
16 – 23. sc around – 18 each row
24. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
25. dec 6 times
Fasten off, sew shut, weave in ends.

Legs:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
4 – 5. sc around – 15 each row
6. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
7 – 8. sc around – 10 each row
Stuff foot
9. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
10 – 11. sc around – 8 each row
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Arms:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3 – 4. sc around – 10 each row
5. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
6. sc around – 8
Stuff hand
7. ( sc 2, dec )2x – 6
8 – 9. sc around – 6
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Ears:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. sc in each st around – 5
3. 2sc in each st around – 10
4. sc in each st around – 10
5. ( sc 2, inc )5x – 15
Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Tail:
Ch 2
1. 4sc in second ch from hk – 4
2. 2sc in each st around- 8
3 – 6. sc around – 8 each row
7. inc 2, sc, dec 2, sc – 8
8 – 14. sc around – 8

Hat:
Ch 2
1. 6sc in the second ch from hk – 6
2. sc around – 6
3. ( sc 2, inc )2x – 8
4. sc around – 8
5. ( sc, inc )4x – 12
6. sc around – 12
7. ( sc 2, inc )4x – 16
8. sc around – 16
9. ( sc 3, inc )4x – 20
10. sc around – 20
11. ( sc 4, inc )4x – 24
12. sc around – 24
13. Front loops only: ( sc 5, inc )4x – 28
14. ( sc 6, inc )4x – 32
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Crescent Moon:
Using E-hook
Ch 7
slp st in 2nd ch from hk, inc, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, inc, slp st in last ch.
Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Assembly:
Sew legs and arms on to body.
Sew ears onto head.
Sew moon onto hat.
You can sew on her hat or simply let it sit on her head.

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