Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Free Pattern: Kyo Kitty

I made this pattern for one of my closest friends who loves Fruits Basket (and Kyo especially). Enjoy! If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Also: if you make anything using my pattern, I'd love to see them. Thanks!




What You Will Need:
-Orange Worsted Weight Yarn (about an ounce will do it)
-A small amount of flesh colored worsted weight yarn
-An even smaller amount of black yarn (or safety eyes)
-A 5.00 mm and a 5.5 mm crochet hook


Notes:
Use a 5.00 mm crochet hook on all pieces except for the back paws.

Abbreviations:
Ch- chain
Sc- Single Crochet
Inc- Increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
Dec- Decrease (sc 2 together

Kyo:


Head:
Using flesh color,
1. Ch 2, 6 sc in first ch.
2. 2 sc in each sc around
3. (sc 1, inc) around
4. (sc 2, inc) around
5. (sc 3, inc) around
6-9. (4 rows) Sc around
10. (3sc, dec) around
11. (2 sc, dec) around
12. (sc, dec) around
13. Dec around
Fasten off, stuff (be careful not to overstuff!)

Hood
Using orange,
1. Ch 2, 8 sc in first ch
2. Inc around
3. (sc, inc) around
4. (2sc, inc) around
5-8. (4 rows) sc around
9. (2 sc, dec) around
10. (sc, dec) around
Fasten off, slip over the head and overstitch around the opening to secure.

Body:
Using orange,
1. Ch 2, 8 sc in first ch
2. (sc, inc) around
3. (2 sc, inc) around
4. (3 sc, inc) around
5-14. (9 rows) Sc around
15. (3 sc, dec) around
16. (2 sc, dec) around
17-19. (3 rows) Sc around
20. (sc, dec) around
21. Dec around
Stuff, and dec until hole closes up. Fasten off, and sew head to body.

Paws: 
For front paws, use a 5 mm crochet hook, and for back paws, use a 5.5 mm crochet hook.
With orange,
1. Ch 2, 6 sc in first st
2. Inc around
3. (Sc, inc) around
4-5. (2 rows) Sc around
6. (2 sc, dec) around
7. (sc, dec) around
8. Sc around
Fasten off

For front paws:
Stuff (but not too much!) and sew to body. You can use the picture above for a reference.

For back paws:
Put a little ball of stuffing in the toe end of the paw, and pinch the other end shut. Sew to the bottom of the body.

Tail:
With orange,
1. Ch 2, 6 sc in first ch
Sc around for 10 rows.

Fasten off. Fold a super thick pipe cleaner into quarters and use instead of stuffing to make his tail pose-able. Sew to body.

Ears:
With orange,
1. Ch 2, 3 sc in first ch
2-3. (2 rows) Sc around
4. Inc around
5. Sc around
Fasten off, sew to head.

Finishing:
Embroider a face onto Kyo, weave in all ends. And you're done! Make sure not to feed him leeks!

2 comments:

  1. Oh, sorry, I should have put that in the description. If I'm remembering correctly, he's about seven inches. Thanks! :)

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