Cat Stitch

Abbreviations

CHChain
DCDouble Crochet
YOYarn Over
*A* × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times
( X )Work all of “X” in ONE stitch
{ }Notes

Shell

  • (2DC, CH 1, 2DC) in a stitch

Puff

  • YO, insert and pull up a loop {3 loops on hook}
  • YO, insert into same stitch and pull up a loop {5 loops on hook}
  • YO, pull through all 5 loops

* Puff stitches are worked as drop stitch i.e. 2 rows below

Multiples

  • CH 5

Base

  • DC in 4th CH from hook,
  • *Skip 4 CH, Shell*
  • DC in last 2 stitches
  • CH 3, turn, DC in next stitch
  • *Shell in each CH-1 space*
  • DC in last 2 stitches

Pattern repeat

Change colour.
Turn after each row.
1

  • CH 3, DC in next stitch
  • Repeat: *Drop Puff stitch between shells, Shell in CH-1 space*
  • DC in last 2 stitches

2~3

  • CH 3, DC in next stitch
  • *Shell in each CH-1 space*
  • DC in last 2 stitches

Variant

  • Use standing DC instead of beginning with CH 3 for each row
  • Increase/decrease YOs of the Drop Puff stitch for thicker/thinner cat “legs”

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