Fortune Cookie Cat Toy

I was looking for something cheap and crafty to do while enjoying a little Star Trek: The Next Generation season 2 marathon today when I came across Lion Brand Yarn’s free crochet pattern collection.

It turns out that they have a slew of quick and easy amigurumi (cute crocheted or knitted plush toys) patterns available for download. By quick, I mean that most of the patterns take less than an hour or two to complete, even for a very occasional yarn tinkerer like me.

Here it is–my very first catnip-stuffed fortune cookie cat toy made of yarn.

Fortune cookie!

Neville even gave it his official snuffle of approval. (He looked like he had a case of Velcro cookie paw for a while due to the unique magnetic attraction between cheap acrylic Ghetto-Mart yarn and razor-sharp kitty claws that are a bit overdue for clipping.)
Neville's cookie

For more cute (and easy) crochet cat toys and stuffed amigurumi patterns, visit the Lion Brand site and register for free to view and download the patterns: Lion Brand Yarn Free Amigurumi patterns

If you don’t know how to crochet or need a refresher like I did, some great video tutorials can be found here: Amigurumi Tutorial at Hook & Needles

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