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Sunshine’s new toy February 20, 2008

Filed under: amigurumi,crochet,free patterns,kittens — gnathalie2 @ 4:53 pm

Or really i should say ‘cats love yarn so i had to make them a toy so they would leave me alone’!!  It’s cute though cause i went to Walmart this morning with Tasha and right before we were gonna leave i was all ‘wait! i forgot the jingle bells!’ (which are located at the waaaaaaay other end of the store!)

At any rate, here is Sunshine’s new toy:


It’s really easy to make and doesn’t take more than like half an hour!!!


Size G hook

Chunky yarn in whatever colors you like (i used 4 different colors)

jingle bells (the larger ones)

Using any color:

5 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (10 sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (15 sc)

rd3-5: sc in each sc around (15 sc)

rd6: (sc2tog, sc in next sc) around (10 sc)

Insert jingle bell now

rd7: sc2tog around (5 sc)

rd8 & 9: sc in each sc around (5 sc)

Repeat rds 1-9 three more times, switching colors in round 1 if you want.

Fasten off, weave in loose ends, give to a cat!


1. Do not use stuffing for this toy because it will muffle the jingle sound.

2.  Make sure to buy the large jingle bells.  I bought mine at Walmart ($1.97) and it was the package next to the ‘regular’ sized ones.




8 Responses to “Sunshine’s new toy”

  1. Stephanie Says:

    Hey, text me how much of the car you can afford because Wayne is acting like he’s gonna contribute the rest!!!!!

  2. Mary Says:

    I love your cat toy pattern; my cat, Mitten, will love it even more. Thanks!

  3. need a pet dog toy ball lol pretty—plsease wt sugar on it lol

  4. Deanna Bobbitte Says:

    Hey, if anyone who loves animals and loves to crochet these toys and would have the time and love to donate their work to an animal rescue, I am your girl!! We have craft tables to make money for abused and abandoned animals. I am the cat person, I have 27, and we are always looking for wonderful handmade animal items to sell so we can vet, spay/neuter/litter/and feed our rescued animals. Also, if you put some cat nip in one of the balls,,,wow!!

  5. Samantha Says:

    hi i love this and i out catnip with the bell and our new kitty loves it!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks!!!!!!!

  6. Susan Says:

    I think I’m having a problem understanding the instructions. Round 7 says 2sctog around (5sc). When I do it the way it says then move on to rounds 8 and 9 it doesn’t look right.

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