Funmigurumi Stripey Cat No. 5--- Max

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Max is just a delightful little kitty. His surprised look, his flexible ears that can go back and forth as a little hand moves them, his fun corkscrew-style tail, all combine to make him cute and lovable all over. He is easy to make too!

Materials:
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Kelly Green
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Cherry Red
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Bright Yellow
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green
Red heart worsted weight yarn Carrot
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Aruba Sea
Scraps Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black
Scraps rede Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin
Fiberfill
Crochet hook size H
Blont needle
Scissors
Pins

Body (Make 2)- With Kelly Green, ch 33.
Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hk and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn (32 sc). Rows 2 to 6- 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off. Leave long tail to sew with.
Rows 7 to 9- Join Cherry Red. Make 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off, leave long tail to sew with. Rows 10 to 12- Join Bright Yellow. Work 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Rows 13 to 15- Join Spring Green, make 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off, leave long tail to sew with. Rows 16 to 21- Join Carrot and make 1 sc in each sc across, fasten off leaving long tail to sew with.
Rows 22 to 32- Join Aruba Sea, make 1 sc in each sc across. Fastenoff, leaving long tail to sew with.
Muzzle (make 2) With Pumpkin, ch 2. Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 2- 2sc in every sc around. Rnd 3-1 sc in each of 1st 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Nose- With Black, ch 3. Row 1- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk, ch 2, turn. Row 2- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2, turn. Rows 3 to 4- Rep row 2. Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew with.
Ears- (Make 4 pieces)- With H hook and Aruba Sea, repeat the nose rows but continue increasing until you have made 7 rows. Fasten off,leaving long tail to sew with in two of them. Place both right side pieces of an ear facing each other and sew together. Repeat with the other one. Leave bottom open to stick to the corners of the cat's head as seen in photos.
Legs- (Make 2) With H hook and Kelly Green, ch 2. Rnd 1- Make 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st to join rnd. Rnd 2-2 sc in each sc around (12 sc). Rnd 3- 1 sc in each of first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around. (18 sc). Rnd 4- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep around (24 sc.) Fasten off. Join Cherry Red. Rnds 5 to 6- make 1 sc in each sc around. Fasten off Cherry Red, Join Bright Yellow. Rnd 7 to 8- 1 sc in each sc around in Bright Yellow. Fasten off. Join Spring Green. Rows 9 to 10- Make 1 sc in each sc around with Spring Green. Fasten off. Join Carrot. Row 11- Rep previous row with Carrot. Fasten off. Join Kelly Green. Rows 12 to 14- Make 1 sc in each sc around with Kelly Green. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Arms- With H hook and Kelly Green rep the first 3 rows for legs. (18 sc). Continue rnd 4- 1 sc in each sc around still in Kelly Green. Fasten off. Then follow the previous order of colors: Rnds 5 to 6- Rep with Cherry Red. Fasten off. Rnds 7 to 8- Make 1 sc in each sc around using Bright Yellow. Fasten off. Rnds 9 to 10- Rep with Spring Green. Fasten off. Rnd 11- Make 1 sc in each sc around using Carrot. Leave long tail to sew with.
Tail- With Carrot, and H hook, ch 39. Make 3 dc in 4ht ch from hook. Make 4 dc in next ch, and in each chain across, letting the tail curl as you go. When you reach the end of the tail, make 3 dc and 3 ch in last chain and slip st to finish, leaving a long tail to sew with. Measure to make sure you've got the center. Sew to the back of Max's body at the level of the 1st row of Carrot(counting from the bottom of the stripe of color). Fasten off.
Place both right sides of body facing each other and sew sides, leaving top of Max's body open. Turn inside out. Sew Muzzle and nose in place following photos. Use tail of Pumpking for the upper part of the muzzle, and a scrap of Black for the bottom "smile".
Whiskers- With scraps of Black and a blunt needle, embroider the whiskers as seen in photos.
Make eyes as follows- With H hook and Spring Green ch 7. Row 1- Make 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across (6 sc). Note- ch 1 equals 1 sc. Row 2- 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sl st in last sc. Slip stitch and turn. Row 3-1 sc in each of next 3 sc, slip stitch to end row. Fasten off. Weave in tail. Now, look at the photos and place Max's eyes above muzzle as you see in the pictures. Pin them. Take a blunt needle with scraps of Black and sew them in place all around. As you go, stitch inside the eye several times to make the expressive pupils. Take a scrap of Black and embroider the eyebrows. Fasten off. Stuff legs and sew in place. Fasten off. Sew outer sides of the "head" leaving the center open. At both ends, place the ears and sew them in place. Stuff body, and the head closed.

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