Knitted mouse toys for cats for kids. Stuff these mice with catnip or polyfill. The knitting is easy and fast, and you can embellish the mice as desired.
Designer Sharon Riggs
Finished Size 3" circumference and 3" long (stuffing will determine circumference).
Yarn Pick Up Sticks Small Balls (100% wool; 65 yd [59 m]/28 g): 1 ball per mouse, plus CC colors as desired. Mice shown in: aqua, fuchsia, lime, orange, petal, periwinkle, and yellow. One ball makes several mice.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Size E/6 (4 mm) crochet hook;
• tapestry needle;
• embroidery floss;
• store-bought mini pom-poms (optional for nose).
Gauge 20 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st.