Crochet yourself into a kitten

Just in case you’re in the need for a last minute costume or want to get a head start for next year, check out these cute crocheted kitty ears!

Supplies:
1 Skein No. 312 Black.
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle, plastic headband.

Size:
Ears measure approx 2.5″ high.

Gauge/tension:
14 sts = 4″; 8 rows = 4″ in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Instructions:
Ear (Make 4): Ch 8.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 7 sc.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1; draw up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 lps on hook – sc2tog made; sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc; turn – 5 sc.
Row 5: Rep Row 2.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next sc, sc2tog; turn – 3 sc.
Row 7: Rep Row 2.
Row 8: Ch 1, draw up a lp in each of next 3 sc, yarn over and draw through all 4 lps on hook. Fasten off.

Finishing: Sew 2 ears together along the 2 shaped sides leaving bottom open. Repeat with other 2 ears. Checking placement, sew bottom of ears to headband. Weave in ends.

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