Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

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Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern- a quick knit ball that’s stuffed with catnip. Guaranteed to please your kitties!

Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

This is the time of year when I focus on organizing and cleaning the house. One area that always ends up getting out of control is my yarn bin. I’m sure you other knitters can relate! In the coming weeks, I will be posting knitting patterns that use scrap yarn. The first scrap yarn pattern is for this cat toy. My cats absolutely love these and I hope yours will too!

You’ll need any #2 weight yarn and size US 3 straight knitting needles for this project. This cat toy is knit flat, then the edges are joined together and sewn closed. A stitch is added along the bottom to gather, then fiber fill is added along with catnip. Another stitch is added at the top to close the ball.

Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

Yarn: #2 weight yarn

Needles: Size US 3 single point knitting needles

Also needed: yarn needle, fiber fill, catnip

Gauge: Not important for this project

Cast on 20 sts.

Row 1: k1, ssk, k22, m1, k1

Row 2: Knit across.

Repeat these 2 rows for 28 rows. Bind off.

How to finish the cat toy

Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

Once you have binded off, bring the edges together and sew the seam closed.

Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

Make a running stitch along the bottom, pull to gather and secure.

Easy Cat Toy Knitting Pattern

Stuff the ball with fiber fill and catnip ( I used approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons per ball).

Make another stitch along the top, pull to gather and secure.

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