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Sep 22, 2014

Halloween Coasters - Pumpkin Cat

What does this orange cat and Halloween have in common? Only everything! It is illegitimate child of a black cat and pumpkin :)


  • orange, black, white yarn ( I use the yarn which gauge is 24.0 to 30.0 sts = 4 inches )
  • a bit of white material for light reflections in the eyes.

Coaster Base Pattern and Smile Pattern:


Eyes - make 2

black yarn

R1: 6 sc in MR, ss in 1-st sc FO

Cut small dots from white material and sew them as little light reflections.


black yarn

R1: 5 ch (5)

R2: TURN ss in 2-nd ch, ss 3 (4)

R3: TURN: ss in 2-nd, hdc FO

Furry chick - smaller one - make 2

orange yarn

R1: 6 ch (6)

R2: ss in 2-nd ch, ss, sc, hdc, dc (5) FO

Furry chick - bigger one - make 2

orange yarn

R1: 8 ch (8)

R2: ss in 2-nd ch, ss, sc 3, dc 2 (7)

R3: TURN 2 ch, dc, hdc, sc,ss FO

Ear - make 2

orange yarn

R1: 7 ch (7)

R2: ss in 2-nd ch, sc 2, hdc, dc 2 ( 6)

R3: TURN 3 ch, tr in same as 3 ch, dc, hdc, sc, ss FO orange yarn

With black yarn make sc around each ear creating the outline. 

Stripes - make 4

black yarn

R1: 6 ch (6)

R2: ss in 2-nd ch, ss, sc, hdc, dc (5) FO

You can see each part below:

I sew smile and eyes first, then nose and chicks. I ended up sewing the bigger one higher and smaller one lower, but it's really your choice. Sew ears and finally stripes. I was wondering about sewing onle the ones between ears but ended up with all four.
Make Your pumpkin-cat however You want.