Shelby Cat Bed Knitting Pattern
A purr-fect kitty throne knit in the round. Created by the Daily Knitter staff.
Sizes: One size fits most cats.
YARN A – 3 Skeins in Mily Way – Bernat Yarns Galaxy (77% Acrylic / 8% Polyester / 7.5% Mohair / 7.5% Alpaca ; 1.75 oz / 60 yds)
YARN B – 3 Skeins in Comet – Bernat Yarns Galaxy (77% Acrylic / 8% Polyester / 7.5% Mohair / 7.5% Alpaca ; 1.75 oz / 60 yds)
Circular Knitting Needle – Size US 15, 29″.
Crochet Hook – Size J
15″ square pillow
Gauge – 7 sts = 4″
With circular knitting needle, cast on 50 stitches working with yarn A and B held together. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist stitches. Place marker on needle to indicate beginning of round.
Round 1-5: *K5, P5* around
Round 6-10: *P5, K5* around
Repeat rounds 1-10 5 times, or until pillow will comfortably fit into and is covered by the tube you have knitted.
Using the size J crochet hook, work 1 row of single crochet seaming one side of the tube together. Place the pillow inside the tube and work 1 row of single crochet to close the opening.
Attach fringe (both A and B yarn) of desired length to the four corners.