Funmigurumi Stripey Cats No. 2: Sweety Sue

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As cute as a little rose and sweet as bubble gum or cotton candy, this little kitty was a gift for a young lady who loves pink, and she will also delight any other young lady that is special to you!


Materials:
Red Heart Pretty N’ Pink
Red Heart Baby Pink
scrap amount of Red Heart Teal
Scrap amount of Red Heart Black
Crochet hook size H
Fiberfill stuffing
blunt needle
scissors
Opt. Pink ribbon for a bew
needle and pink sewing thread
Body (Make 2)- With Pretty N’ Pink and H hook: Ch 31. Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hk and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn. Row 2- 1 hdc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Row 3- 1 sc in each hdc across. Rows 4 to 7- Alternate rows 2 and 4. Fasten off, leaving long tails to sew with. Row 8- Join Baby Pink, work 1 hdc in each st across. Ch, 1 turn. Row 9- 1 sc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. Alternate row 8 and 9 until one mroe time. Fasten off, leaving long tails to sew with. Row 10- Rejoin Pretty N' Pink. Work 1 hdc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. Row 11- 1 sc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. Rows 12 to 17- Alternate 1 hdc row and 1 sc row. Fasten off, leaving long tails to sew with.
Muzzle- With Baby Pink and H hook, Ch 2. Rnd 1- 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk. Sl st to join rnd. Rnd 2- 2 sc in each as around, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 3- 2 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in eac of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd, sl st to join. Rnd 5 to 6- 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Fastn off, leaving long enough tail to sew with.
Legs (Make 2)- With Pretty N' Pink, ch 2. Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl st to close ring. Rnd 2- Make 2 sc in each sc around. Sl st to close rnd. Rnd 3- Make 1 sc in first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * all around, sl st to close rnd.
Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of 1st 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. Sl st to close rnd. Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of 1st 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. Fastenoff. Change color. Rnds 7 to 9- With Baby Pink- 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to close rnd. Fasten off. Join Pretty N' Pink. Rnd 10- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog, 1 c in each of next 5 sc, sl st to close rnd. Rnd 11- 1 sc in each sc around. Rnd 12- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2 tog, 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. Sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving lon tail to sew with.
Arms- Rep rnds 1-10 of legs.
Ears (Make 2)- With Pretty N’ Pink, Ch 2. Row 1- Sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in next sc and in top of turning ch. Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each sc across. Ch 2, turn. Rep Row 2 until you have completed 6 rows, counting from row 1. Fasten off. With Baby Pink (Make 2): Repeat ears.
In the last two pieces, leave tails long enough to sew with. Place wrong sides facing of one piece made with Pretty N’ Pink and one made with Baby Pink and whip stitch all around, leaving the bottom open. Repeat with the other ear. Stick the ear into the corner of the cat's head and sew the bottom of the ear to the crocheted fabric of the cat's body as you can see in the photo. Fasten off.
Eyes- With Teal and H hk, ch 2. Row 1-Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, ch 1, turn (DO NOT JOIN INTO A ROUND). Row 2- Make 1 sc in each sc across, leavng a long tail to sew with.
Nose- With Black, ch 2. Row 1-Make 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk, ch 2, turn. Row 2- Make 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each of next sc. Ch 2, turn. Repear this row until you have completed 3 row in total and have 6 sc across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with. Sew to the muzzle. Embroider a mouth and features as you see in the photos.
Tail- With 2 strands of Pretty N' Pink and 1 strand of Baby Pink, ch 34. Fasten off, leaving a tail to sew with. Sew to 13th row of Fletcher's body (counting from the bottom.)
Putting her together: Put both sides of the body with right sides facing and sew the sides and the top. Turn inside out, and sew on the ears. Measure the body and sew on the muzzle, taking care that it will be centered. Embroider whiskers with black as you see in photos. Sew on eyes, using Muzzle to guide yourself in positioning them. Stuff the arms lightly and sew them in place using ears as a guide. Attach the tail to the back and fasten off. If you want to, make a ribbon bow and sew in place in the middle of the head between the ears. Stuff the body and sew the bottom. Fasten off. Attach the legs and fasten off.
You're done!
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Funmigurumi Stripey Cats---No 1: Fletcher

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This is Fletcher, the first of a little group of cats I'm making for abused children. He is a funny little fellow (by design) but a lovable one at that. I enclose the pattern here for you.
Materials:
Fiberfill stuffing
Red Heart Blue
Red Heart Pumpkin
Red Heart Hunter
Red Heart Bright Yellow
Red Heart Cardinal Red
Red Hear Black
Crochet Hook size H
Pins
Blunt needle
Scissors
Body ( Make 2): Side 1- With Pumpking, ch 33. Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hk and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (32 sc made). Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. Rows 3 to 6- Rep row 2. Fasten off, change color, leaving a long tail to sew with. Row 7- With Hunter, rep row 2. Rows 8 to 9- Rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Change color. Rows 10 to 11- With Red, rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Rows 12 to 14- With Bright Yellow, rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Rows 15 to 19- With Blue, rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Change color. Rows 20 to 32- With Pumpkin- Rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Repeat all these rows for side 2 of body.
Legs (Make 2)- With Red, ch 2. Rnd 1- 6 sc in scnd ch from hk, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 2-2 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 4-1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. Sl st to join rnd. Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Sl st to join rnd. Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around. Fasten off. Change color. Rnds 7 to 9- With Bright Yellow, ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off. Change color. Rnds 10 to 11- With Blue, 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off. Rnds 12 to 14- Join Pumpkin. Make 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Arms (Make 2)- With red, ch 2. Rnd 1-Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl st to join rnd. Rep Rnds 2 and 3 of legs. Rnd 4-Ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Sl st to join rnd. Fasten off. Change color. Rnd 5-1 sc in each sc around. Rnd 6- Rep rnd 5. Fasten off Bright Yellow. Rnds 7 to 8- Join Blue and rep rnd 5. Fasten off. Rnds 9 to 11- Join Pumpkin and rep rnd 5. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Put together the body of the cat as follows: Place right sides facing each other, wrong sides facing outward and whipstitch sides using the tails you left as you changed colors. Fasten off. Close the top as well, using Pumpkin tail. Leave only the bottom open. Set aside body and let's work onthe ears.
Ears (Make 4)- With Red, Ch 2. Row 1- Sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in next sc and in top of turning ch. Ch 2, turn.
Row 2- Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each sc across. Ch 2, turn. Rep Row 2 until you have completed 6 rows, counting
from row 1. Fasten off.
In the last two pieces, leave tails long enough to sew with. Place wrong sides facing and whip stitch all around, leaving the
bottom open. Stick the ear into the corner of the cat's head and sew the bottom of the ear to the crocheted fabric of the cat's
body as you can see in the photo. Fasten off.
Muzzle-With Red, ch 2. Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 2- Make 2 sc in each sc around. Sl st to join rnd. Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Sl st to join rnd. Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Rnd 6- 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join rnd. Fasten off Red, leaving long tail to sew with. Muzzle must have 26 sc around. Fold muzzle in half width-wise, leaving the sectin that has all the sl st join rows to the back. You will find you have 12 sc across to work with. Join Hunter Green to the far edge. Row 1- Make 5 sc across, ch 1, turn. Row 2-1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Row 3- 2 sctog in 1st sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sctog to end row. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with. Skip next two sc (in the middle) and repeat these 3 tows on the other side of the muzzle. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Mouth-With Black, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl st to join. Fasten off, leaving a very long tail to sew with (with my first cat I left about a yard of yarn because I wanted to have enough to sew all around and to embroider the muzzle with the black line. You can leave less yarn if youlike. I just don't like to run out.) Position the mouth at the bottom of the muzzle just above the red loops at the edge of the muzzle, and sew it all around onto the muzzle, being careful not to take any of the red loops as you sew (those you will use to sew the muzzle in place.) Once you have sewn all around and themouth is in place, embroider the black line and the dots around as you see in the photos.
Nose- With Carrot, ch 2. Rnd 1- 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl sti to join rnd. Rnd 2- 2 sc all around. Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Measure body and position mussle centered. Pin it in place. Through one side, stuff gently. Sew all around using tails you have left. Fasten off. Place the "nose' in themiddle of the tips of the "heart" at the top of the muzzle (see photos). Stuff it gently through one side, pinning it in place so that it won't move when you sew all round it. Embroider whiskers as in photos or anyway you like.
Eyes- With Black, ch 2. Make 5 sc in 2nd ch from hk. Ch 2, turn. (DO NOT JOIN INTO A CIRCLE). 2 sc in every sc across. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Position eyes as inphotos. pin down and sew in place using blunt needle. Fasten off. With Blue, Ch 2. Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk. Sl st to join rnd, leaving long tail to sew with as seen in photos. Fasten off.
Tail- Take a strand of each color of yarn you used for the toy, make a loop, leaving some threads at the end to be trimmed later (tassel-like), chain a ch of 21 chains (or longer if you like. Fasten off. Sew to 13th row of Fletcher's body (counting from the bottom.)
You're done!






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Duckieroo Funmigurumi Baby Rattle

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Materials:
Worsted weight yarn (I used Red Heart’s Black, Bright Yellow, Carrot Pumpkin and Pale Yellow)
Fiberfill

Tapestry or blunt needle
1 little bell (I used a a cat’s little ball with a bell inside)
Stuffing tool
Measuring tape
Crochet hooks size H and size G

Pins
Note: You can use cotton yarn if you like, but personally, I prefer acrylic yarn because it can be thrown into the washer and into the dryer often to keep the toy clean and it will not shrink.
Ring: With worsted weight yarn (I used Red Hea
rt Carrot), Ch 7.
Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hk and in all achians across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in eac
h sc across. Ch 1, turn. (6 sc). Rows 3-32: Rep row 2. Cut a tail twice as long as the strip you crocheted and thread a blunt needle with the end of the long yarn tail you just left and begin to whipstitch thestrip into a tube. Using a stuffing tool or a small dowel, push the fiberfill into the tube until the tube is firm. Sew both sides together into a doughnut. Fasten off.
Set ring aside for now. Duckieroo’s Face and Back of Head (make 1 of each): With H hook and Bright Yellow, ch 2. Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 2-
Make 2 sc in each sc around. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc. rep from * around. Ch 1, don’t turn. Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * to end of rnd. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 5- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * all around. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 6- 1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * all around. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 7- 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Ch 1, do not turn. Rnd 8- 1 sc in each sc around. sl st to end rnd. Fasten off leaving long tail to sew with. Set aside.
Bang: With G hook and pale yellow, ch 12, 1 sc in 7th ch from hk.1 sc in next sc, ch 6, sl st in same space as beginning ch, 1 sc in next sc, ch 6, slip st in same space as starting c
h, rep across, 1 sc in last ch. Fasten off. Set aside for now.
Duckieroo’s bill: With Pumpking and G hook, ch 21.Row 1- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk and all across.Ch 1, turn. Row 2 (from now on work in back loops only): 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Row 3- Rep row 2.
Rows 3-5: Rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Duckieroo’s eyes (make 2): With black and G hook, ch 2. 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Putting Duckieroo together: First, place both sides of the head right sides facing each other and sew them both sides of the face, leavin gthe bottom part open (leave at least 11 sc without being sewn). Turn inside out. Whipstitch bangs to the top of Duckieroo’s head across the front part of face. Fastenoff inside the toy’s head. Sew bill
in place as follows: Turn the bill so that the wrong side is facing. Sew the side first. then the bottom part so that it forms a little pocket. Stuff lightly with fiberfill. Now measure duckieroo’s little head so that you can place the bill centered. Pin the bill in place so that it will not move as you sew it.Sew the underside of the bill flat, but as you sew the upper part, raise it a bit to a curve upwards to immitate the real bill of a duckie.Fasten off. Sew the eyes in place following placement shown in photo. Stuff Duckieroo’s head lightly, insert the ball and cushion it with the fiberfill. Slip the head into the ring, letting the front and back portions of the toy overlap over the ring. Use photo as guide. Sew head in place. Fasten off.


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