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Cat Pom Pom Toy and Jingle Jangle Teaser Toy
You may find your self with some left over materials and want to use them up, so here is the perfect way to spoil your cat with some crochet cat toys.
This also includes a tutorial for the easiest and cheapest way to make Pom Poms.
Thick material or yarn with a bit of stretch is the best to use.
"I recently found myself with some left over materials after making the Furby Basket from Wool And The Gang, the Furby Basket is a cat basket, now the cat has some new toys too! Wow, what a fun project!"

Posted by cats-rockin-crochet from Springvale, Victoria, Australia • Published See cats-rockin-crochet's 36 projects »
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  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make your pom pom maker.
    Cut out 2 squares of cardboard, place them together and cut out a rectangle shape in the center, your finished result will look like the letter C.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start wrapping around the opening of the C area, but not tight, as the cardboard will fold in on it's self.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 3
    Step 3

    Keep wrapping for your desired thickness.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 4
    Step 4

    Leave a long tail, then cut your material/yarn and thread it on a needle.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 5
    Step 5

    Bring your sewing needle from under, then over and back under to form a tight knot around your wrapping.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 6
    Step 6

    Do not cut the long tail, move onto the next step.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can slide your scissors in between the 2 pieces of cardboard and start cutting your material/yarn along the top, then bottom edges.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your pom pom will slide off the cardboard.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 9
    Step 9

    Before teasing your pom pom into shape, grab that long strand and make a loop for your crochet hook to fit into, then begin making a chain for the length you require.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 10
    Step 10

    When your chain is made, fold it over and slip stitch into any chain space. This will form a loop for you to hang your pom pom.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 11
    Step 11

    Your pom pom is now ready to use, hold it in your hand or hang it from a chair for your cat to play with.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 12
    Step 12

    To make the Jingle Jangle, begin with magic ring and ch 1.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 13
    Step 13

    Work 8 single crochets into the ring, then slip stitch to join. Tighten the ring firmly.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 14
    Step 14

    Make a length of chain as long as you need.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 15
    Step 15

    When your chain is made, fold it over and slip stitch into any chain space. This will form a loop for you to hang your Jingle Jangle.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 16
    Step 16

    Make your Jingle Jangles different lengths for hanging. For extra fun, sew on some bells.

  • How to make a pet toy. How To Simple Cat Toys - Step 17
    Step 17

    For even more fun add some feathers!

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