Bernat Blanket Pet Kitten Ears Pet Bed

From MICHAELS

 

Give your cat a comfy spot to curl up in with this Kitten Ears Pet Bed!

YOU’LL NEED

Mixed Wiggle Eyes by CREATOLOGY

Clover Split Ring Markers

Hot Glue & Glue Gun

 

FOR A MEDIUM BED (approximately 20” diameter)

2 Balls – Navy

3 Balls – Teal

 

FOR A LARGE BED (approximately 32” diameter)

3 Balls – Navy

4 Balls – Teal

NOTE: The instructions are written for the smallest size given. If changes are necessary for larger sizes, then the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

GAUGE: 8 sc and 8 rows = 4″ [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn held tog.

 

DIRECTIONS

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Bottom (make 1 each with A and B):

With 2 strands of yarn, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sc.
Rnd 5: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sc.
Rnd 6: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sc.
Rnd 7: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 42 sc.
Rnd 8: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 48 sc.

Cont in same manner, inc 6 sts every rnd, until work measures approx 20 (32)” [51 (81.5) cm] in diameter. Fasten off Base A.

Place WS of Bases A and B tog, having B as outer piece (do not fasten off Base B).

Joining Rnd: With B, working through both thicknesses, work 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next Rnd: Ch 1. Working into back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.

Next Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.

Rep last rnd until work from joining rnd measures 4″ [10 cm].

Ears: PM on center front st.

Rnd 1: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to 6 sc before marked sc. *Skip next 2 sc. 8 tr in next sc. Skip next 2 sc.* 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to * once more. 1 sc in each sc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Use hot glue to attach two wiggle eyes in place on the front of your pet bed, evenly spaced below the ears. Then, with black yarn, embroider whiskers and nose.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximately

Ch = Chain(s)

Cont = Continue(ity)

Contrast A = Navy

Contrast B Teal

Inc = Increase(ing)

PM = Place Marker

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Tog = Together

Tr = Treble Crochet

WS = Wrong Side

 

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