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Give your kitty a dashing new look with a crochet bow-tie and metal stamped collar!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure your cat's neck and cut a length of elastic to the same width. Cut a buckle strap in half.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stitch either side of the buckle to either side of the elastic.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 3
    Step 3

    Crochet the collar:

    Chain as many stitches as you need to match the length of your collar.
    Rows 1-6: Chain 1, turn, sc into each stitch.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tie off leaving a long tail.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use a yarn needle to stitch the crocheted collar around the elastic, using the long tail you left to sew it up.

  • Step 6

    Bow

    Chain 8
    Rows 1 - 4: Chain 1, SC 8 Stitches
    Row 5: Chain 1, SC2tog, chain 5, sc2 tog. (6 chains on hook)
    Row 6: Chain 1, SC 6 stitches.
    Row 7: Chain 1, SC2tog, chain 5, sc2 tog. (4 chains on hook)
    Rows 8 - 13: Chain 1, SC 4 stitches.
    Row 14: Chain 1, Increase, chain 2, Increase. (6 chains on hook)
    Row 15: Chain 1, SC 6 stitches.
    Row 16: Chain 1, Increase, chain 2, Increase. (8 chains on hook)
    Row 17: Chain 1, SC 8 stitches.
    Tie off

  • Step 7

    Bow tie

    CO 8
    Rows 1 - 3: Chain 1, sc 8 stitches.
    Tie off.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use the metal stamping kit to stamp your cat's name into a blank metal charm.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 9
    Step 9

    Start with the middle letters and then work your way out to get the spacing just right.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Bow Tie Cat Collar - Step 10
    Step 10

    Attach the bow to the collar by stitching the bow tie around the middle and then attach the name charm and a bell.

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Leia B.
Leia B. · Wentzville, Missouri, US
super cute! My boy cat has a white mens neck tie collar with a black bowtie like a tuxedo I love your bowtie too! Love
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