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Crochet your cat a collar so adorable that you'll be tempted to wear it yourself!
Our friends Calum & Harriet got a new kitten called Starbuck and I was excited to meet him and make him a collar. I'd underestimated just how small a kitten was though so we'll have to wait a little longer to see how he suits it!

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. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 1
    Step 1

    Crochet a chain of yarn to the same measurement of your elastic.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 1
    Step 2

    Cut the buckle strap in half and sew the elastic on to either side of the strap.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 2
    Step 3

    Row 2: Chain 1, dc1, decrease 1, dc next stitch - repeat until you hit the stitch marker.

    Row 3: Turn, chain 1, decrease 1, chain 1 until start of your collar. cast off.

  • Step 4

    Repeat Rows 2 & 3 on the other side of the stitch marker.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 4
    Step 5

    Measure your cat's neck and then cut a length of elastic about 2cm shorter than your measurement.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 5
    Step 6

    Get a name tag or stamp your own.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place to one side for the moment.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 8
    Step 8

    Row 4: Chain 1, sc along the row but as you make each new stitch, slip the collar through the stitches as you go.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 9
    Step 9

    Tie off leaving a long tail and then use this to stitch your way back along the collar, over the elastic, to secure it even more.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 10
    Step 10

    Weave in your loose ends.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 11
    Step 11

    Embellish with a couple of cute beads.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 12
    Step 12

    Row 1: Chain 1, dc until last stitch - counting as you go and marking the 25th middle chain with a stitch marker.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 13
    Step 13

    Add the name tag and a bell.

  • How to make a pet collar/leash. Peter Pan Cat Collar - Step 14
    Step 14

    You're all done but no comes the hard part... trying to get it on your cat!

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Nancy!
Nancy! · Shawinigan, Quebec, CA · 64 projects
So cute!!!!!Love
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Thanks, I can't wait to see it on a real live kitty Happy
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