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This free pattern is for a Cat Tissue Box Cover. This is an easy crochet pattern that uses mostly single crochet stitches.
Tissue box covers are a great way to blend your tissue boxes into your decor. if you like to decorate your home seasonally, you can simply swap out your tissue box cover for each season. How fun is that?!
If you have never tried making a tissue box cover, I sure hope this will be the first one you try. It’s fun and fairly easy to crochet, even for a beginner. And who wouldn’t like their tissue box cover dressed as a cute kitty cat?
This adorable cat tissue box would be a great gift for the cat lovers in your life but it would also look great in a kid’s bedroom. How cute would this look in a vet’s office? You can use this cat crochet pattern in so many places!
All right, cat-lover, are you ready to crochet this cat tissue box cover? Let’s get started!
Table of contents
- Crocheting Tissue Box Covers
- Get the PDF of the Cat Tissue Box Cover Pattern
- How to crochet a Cat Tissue Box Cover
- Free Written Pattern for the Cat Tissue Box Cover
Crocheting Tissue Box Covers
Well, this Cat Tissue Box Cover is not my first pattern for tissue boxes. I have made 19 other crochet patterns for square tissue boxes.
My new ebooks include all 20 square tissue box cover crochet patterns and even explain the idea of how to start your own design. And of course, the ebook also comes with lots of videos.
Get the PDF of the Cat Tissue Box Cover Pattern
This pattern is also available as an ad-free, printer-friendly pdf pattern that can be purchased at the links below for only a small fee.
In “The Crochet Club” membership the pattern is interactive with check-off boxes so you can keep track of where you are in the pattern (and saved per user login) without any ads and is printer-friendly!
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So, let me now give you the supplies you need in order to crochet this cute pattern.
How to crochet a Cat Tissue Box Cover
Materials you will need
- Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (bulky yarn): Marble
- Leftover worsted black yarn
- 5.00 mm hook – I used a Furls Crochet Odyssey Hook
- use code NICKI15 for 15% off
- tapestry needle
- green eyes
- Optional: flower wire to add to tail
5 sc x 5 rounds = 2 square inches
Fits a tissue box cover: 4.25 x 4.25 x 5 inches
Stitches used in the pattern
Learn all the basic crochet stitches HERE
- sc = single crochet
- sl st = slip stitch
- magic ring
- mattress stitch
Free Written Pattern for the Cat Tissue Box Cover
First, you’ll be making the back panel (face) and then the side and top body. Then you’ll be making the front panel and sewing it to the body. Finally, you’ll be making and sewing the ears, front legs, and tail to the cover and sewing on the face, and adding the eyes.
Front Panel for Tissue Box Cover
R1: make a magic ring or ch 2, and add 8 sc
R2: *1 sc, [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] in the next st, repeat from * 3 more times
R3: *1sc in each st until ch-1 space, in ch-1 space add [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc], repeat from * 3 more times
R4-R6: Repeat R3
Back and Side Panels of Tissue Box Cover
Ch 20, connect the first with the last ch to make a large loop (with a slip stitch)
You will now work in continuous rounds, so be sure to use a stitch marker
R1: *1 sc in the next 4 chs, then [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] in the next ch, repeat from * until the end of the round
R2-3: *1 sc in each st until you reach the corner ch space, [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] into the corner chain st, repeat from * until the end of the round
You should now have 38 sts in total.
Now you will crochet in rows on 3 sides.
R1-13: 1 sc per stitch (1 sc per corner), turn
Sewing Body to Cat Face
Sew the front panel to the side panels using the mattress stitch (or slip stitch if you prefer).
Crochet Cat Ears
You’ll be crocheting continuous rounds, please use a stitch marker
R1: magic ring (or ch 2) and add 6 sc
R2: *1sc, 1 sc inc, repeat from * till the end
R3: 1 sc per st
R4-R5: *1sc, 1 sc inc, repeat from * till the end
Fasten off, and leave a tail to sew to the corners of face
Sewing the ears, tail, and face to the Cat Tissue Box Cover
Crochet Cat Legs
R1: magic ring (or ch 2) and add 4 sc
R2: 1 sc per st Repeat R2 until each leg is 2.5 inches long Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing. Sew legs to the front of the face pointing forward.
Crochet Cat Tail
R1: magic ring (or ch 2) and add 5 sc
R2: 1 sc per st Repeat R2 until the tail is 6.5 inches long Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing. Sew tail to the back of the body pointing upwards. Optionally, add a wire inside first, so you can bend the tail the way you like.
Crochet Cat Face
Add the plastic eyes with fasteners. Use the black yarn to sew on the face using the running stitch. I started with a triangle and filled in the triangles with the running stitch. Then I added the whiskers and the mouth, all using the running stitch.
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
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