Cat Teaser

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Have a favorite feline that loves play time? This simple to make Cat Teaser is a fun project for all ages, and your kitty will will love it!

Susan Bates Knitting Knobby, Art 14075 or Small French Knitter, Art 14102
Red Heart® Super Saver®, Art E300 or E301
12" pipe cleaner, any color
Susan Bates 2 inch Steel Yarn Needle, Art 14081

Leave at least a 24" tail at the beginning.
Bend the wire ends of the pipe cleaner under by wrapping the end around the pointed end of the tool included with the Knitting Knobby.

Work until tube measures about 1 inch.
Insert pipe cleaner into tube, being careful not to push the pipe cleaner end beyond the end of the tube.
Continue working until the pipe cleaner is totally covered by the knit tube.
Bind off per instructions leaving a 12" tail.
Make a knot about 1/4 inch from the end of the tube.
Using a yarn needle, pull the knot inside the yarn tube and back out after an inch.
Trim the yarn where it emerges, close to the tube, being careful not to cut the tube.
Make a small tassel or pom pom and attach to the long tail end.
Twist the top 2 inches around the end of a pencil to shape to make a handle.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.