Cat Nap Nest

Cap Nap Nest

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Mega BulkyTM (10.5 oz/300 g; 64 yds/58 m)
Teal 4 balls
Size U.S. S (19 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker

Gauge:

4 sc and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm]
 

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate 
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to Make a Cat Nap Nest


Looking for the pur-fect gift for your cat? How about a Cat Nap Nest! Your cat will love curling up and taking cat naps in this crotchet nest. This pattern is simple to complete and will leave your cat meowing with delight!

Finished Measurements: Approx 17” [43 cm] diameter x 5” [12.5 cm] tall.
 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Approx = Approximately; Ch = Chain(s); PM = Place marker; Rep = Repeat; Rnd(s) = Round(s); Sc = Single crochet; Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook; Sl st = Slip stitch; St(s) = Stitch(es); Yoh = Yarn over hook

  • 2 Instructions

    With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.

  • 3 1st rnd

    Ch 1. 8 sc in ring. Join with sl st in first sc.

  • 4 2nd rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 16 sc.

  • 5 3rd rnd

    Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sc.

  • 6 4th rnd

    Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 32 sc.

  • 7 5th rnd

    Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 40 sc.

  • 8 6th rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

  • 9 7th rnd

    Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 48 sc.

  • 10 8th rnd

    As 6th rnd.

  • 11 9th rnd

    Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 56 sc. PM at end of last rnd.

  • 12 10th rnd

    As 6th rnd. Rep last rnd until work from marked rnd measures 12” [30.5 cm].

  • 13 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 48 sts.

  • 14 Next rnd

    As 6th rnd.

  • 15 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 40 sts.

  • 16 Next rnd

    As 6th rnd.

  • 17 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 32 sts.

  • 18 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sts.

  • 19 Next rnd

    Ch 1. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 16 sts.

  • 20 Next rnd

    Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 8 times. 8 sts. Fasten off. Push one half into another to create basket shape as shown in picture.