Pretty Kitty

Materials 4 ply yarn: 4 oz Aran scrap of black.
Size F5 crochet hook.
Fiberfill.
28" Ribbon.
Size : 15" tall.
Gauge: 4 sc = 1"; 4 sc rows = 1".
NOTE: Do not join rnds unless otherwise indicated. Use a scrap of CC yarn to mark rnds.

HEAD: make 2 : Rnd. 1: With Aran yarn, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6).
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (12).
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (18).
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (24).
Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (30).
Rnd 6: ( Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (36).
Rnd 7: (Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (42).
Rnd 8: (Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (48).
Rnd 9: Sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc, fasten off.
Sew two Head sections tog., stuffing with fiberfill and flattening as work progresses.
EARS: make 4 : Row 1: With Aran yarn, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn. (1).
Row 2: Work 3 sc in 1 sc, ch 1, turn (3).
Row 3-6: Sc in each sc across to within last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn (7).
Row 7: Sc in each sc across, fasten off.
Leaving row 7 unsewn, sew 2 Ear sections tog. to form each ear. Leaving 6 sts. free between ears, sew ears to top of Head over sewn seam.
FACIAL FEATURES: Embroider Nose over rnd 1 and 2, Mouth over 3-5 centered below Nose and Eyes over rnd 3-6 above Nose.
FRONT BODY : Make 2: Row 1: Starting at top of Body, with Aran yarn, ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn (8).
Row 2: Work 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to within last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn (10).
Row 3: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 4-9: Rep rows 2 and 3 (16).
Rows 10-16: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (16).
FIRST LEG : Row 17: Sc in each next 7 sc, leaving rem sc sts unworked, ch 1, turn.
Rows 18-20: Sc in each next 7 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 21: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in each rem sc across, ch 1, turn (6).
Row 22: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 23: Work 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6).
Row 24: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1, turn (6).
Rows 25-26: Rep rows 23 and 24 (6).
Row 27: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 28: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in each next 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, fasten off.
SECOND LEG: Row 17: Sk next 2 sc of row 16, attach Aran yarn in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 1, turn (7).
Rows 18-20: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 21: Sc in next 5 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6).
Row 22: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 23: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn (6).
Row 24: Work 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6).
Rows 25-26: Rep rows 23 and 24 (6).
Row 27: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 28: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in each next 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, fasten off.
Sew 2 Body sections tog stuffing with fiberfill and flattening as work progresses.
BACK BODY: Make 2 : Rows 1-16: Rep rows 1-16 of Front Body.
FIRST LEG: Rows 17-28: Rep rows 17-28 of First Leg.
SECOND LEG: Rows 17-28: Rep rows 17-28 of First Leg.
Sew two Back Body sections tog, stuffing with fiberfill and flattening as work progresses.
Holding Front and Back Body sections tog, sew rows 1-16 of sections tog..Sew Head to row 1 of Front Body section.
TAIL: Stuff tail as work progresses. Rnd. 1: With Aran yarn, ch2, 6 sc in 2nd sc from hook (6).
Rnd 2: Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc (7).
Rnd 3: Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc (8).
Rnd 4: Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc (9).
Rnd 4: Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc (10).
Rnd 6: Sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc (11).
Rnd 7: Sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc (12).
Rnds 8-30: Sc in each sc around.
At end of Rnd 30, sl st in next sl st, leaving a length of yarn and sew Tail to Row 1 of Body Back, curling Tail slightly forward.