Quick to crochet, tail end will keep your cat moving and entertained for hours. This toy is made with less than 10 yards of worsted weight yarn, these mouse tails are finished faster than microwave popcorn and healthier for the feline in your life. The shape provides hours of fun for a paw to swat and is easy to carry around the house. The braided tail provides added amusement and saves you the time of weaving in additional ends.
Use of a smaller-than-recommended hook will provide a dense fabric that holds up well to your cat’s play.
Skills required: Magic adjustable ring, working in the round, 3 strand braid
Finished Size: approximately 2in (5cm) wide x 1.75in (4.5cm) long + braided tail of 2in (5cm)
Yarn: 10 yards of worsted weight (CYC Medium #4) is recommended.
Hook: US size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook
Notions: tapestry needle, removable stitch marker
Gauge: While not essential for this pattern, a tighter than normal gauge will help the toy maintain its shape.