Confident Beginner
Kitty Friend
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Lee Sartori's passion is designing modern, wearable garments and adorable amigurumi. She is the crochet designer behind CoCo Crochet Lee. She can be seen as a guest host on seasons 9 and 10 of the popular PBS show Knit and Crochet Now! and as a crochet expert for Annie's Creative Studio, where she demonstrates fun crochet skills and patterns. Full bio »

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Looking for a way to make naptime for little ones more of a joy and less of a struggle? Delight a small child by crocheting him or her a striped Kitty Sleepy-Time Friend.

In this Learn, Make, Create! episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Lee Sartori demonstrate how to crochet the face, body and more of this adorable pillow pattern. You may find that you can't stop with just one! The Kitty Friend design is a part of a book of eight adorable animals that can be made from one pillow pattern.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Work increases and decreases.
  • Change colors.
  • Assemble pieces together.
Finished Measurements: 18 inches tall

Materials for Kitty Friend:
  • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein): 1 skein each #235 lemon, #316 soft white and #321 gold 5 yds #312 black
  • Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 10-inch round pillow or fiberfill
  • Stitch markers: 8
  • Tapestry needle
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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