Easy quick and sure to please the kitties in your house! Beginner crochet project, using only single crochet and chain. Worsted weight yarn, H/8 (5mm) crochet hook, a little fiberfil and some CATNIP!!!
What you'll need:
a small amount of worsted weight yarn
H/8 (5mm) crochet hook
a small amount of fiberfil
a small amount of catnip
Round 1: ch2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. -- 8 scs
Round 2: 2sc in ea st around. Do not join. -- 16 scs
Rounds 3 - 8: 1sc in ea st around. Do not join. -- 16 scs
Round 9: sc2tog in ea st around. -- 8 scs
Fasten off, leaving a tail approx. 24 inches long. Alternate layers of fiberfil and catnip until ball is full. With yarn needle, thread through all 8 rem sts and cinch closed. Insert hook into work, and pull up a loop with the tail yarn. Chain until you run out of yarn. Fasten off. Tie a knot and weave in loose end.