Tabby Cattercushion (a free tutorial)

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So I made a HUGE cattercushion.

Do you see what I did there? 😉

You can, of course make a gazillion of these (s)cattercushions so they can live up to their name, in a narrower gauge yarn, or chunkier, in all sizes and colours…

For this one, I used Schachenmayr Boston and Rico Creative Melange Chunky, 7mm circular needles and some enormous mother-of-pearl buttons. You’ll also need a cushion pad and some toy stuffing.

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If you fancy having a go at it, there is a free blow by blow tutorial over on the loveknitting blog. Just click here to be taken to it.

Here’s a picture of him with my Wilfy, for scale:

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Enjoy the snuggles ❤

Bring on the boot socks…

Beauteous Boot Socks

I can’t help myself…

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This, of course, is what they are going to look like eventually:

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It’s just that there are a GAZILLION colourways out there, and while there are…. well….

I’ve just got to keep knitting.

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(You can find the pattern here if you fancy whizzing a pair up for yourself or the toes of someone you love – chunky, speedy and super-snuggly)