Design by: Maggie Weldon
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Afghan:46" x 70"
Pillow: 20" x 20"
Materials: Lt. Bulky Weight Yarn:
Afghan: White (MC) – 42 oz, 1890 yds (1190 grams, 1722 meters)
Denim (CC) – 15 oz, 675 yds (425 grams, 515 meters)
Pillow: White (MC) – 9 oz, 594 yds
Denim (CC) – 2 oz, 132 yds
16" x 16" pillow form
Crochet Hook: Size J-10 (6 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 12 sc & 12 sc rows = 4"
Cat & Mouse Afghan
Cats create a calming image in many people's minds. While these fun animals like to play and jump around, they also like to curl up in a ball and cuddle in a chair. Keep warm this winter with the playful Cat and Mouse crochet afghan. The sample afghan shown in the pattern is made with Jiffy yarn, Lion Brand's mohair-like yarn. This soft yarn makes the afghan just the right thickness and texture to keep you cozy. The cats are having a good time playing with an innocent mouse. Just imagine how cute this afghan will look draped over a chair or couch in a sitting room, or spread over the end of a guest room bed. The coziness of cats give this afghan pattern plenty of appeal that you can't turn down.
Cat and Mouse Afghan features cool cats along the sides of the afghan with a delicate mulit-color edging. This intermediate skill level pattern will sure to please you after completion. The sample afghan uses an eye-appealing blue image on a while background. You are not limited to using this color combination. Choose any two colors that contrast each other for a striking color combination. Make a single cat block to create complimenting crochet pillow. With the number of people that love cats, you are sure to know of someone that will like this afghan or pillow as a gift. The Cat and Mouse Afghan and Pillow set is a winner that will add some attractiveness to your home.
Other popular crochet afghan patterns include:
Country Kittens Afghan Pattern
Scrap Afghan and Pillow Pattern
Giraffe Afghan, Pillow and Toy Pattern
Pansy Afghan and Pillow Set
Ladybug Afghan and Pillow Pattern
Butterfly Afghan and Pillow Pattern
Festive Hollies Afghan and Pillow Pattern