A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 306,457
Currently Running With Scissors:
650 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Candy fish!! With free pattern!!!  (Read 1558 times)
Tags for this thread: cat_toy , pattern  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1552
Joined: 28-Jun-2007

View Profile WWW
« on: November 01, 2008 09:43:21 AM »

Hi everyone!  I made another toy for my cats:

I came up with the idea to stuff it with candy wrappers because my cats were fighting over the wrappers!

I used about 6 whoppers wrappers, but you can use any 'crunchy'/heavier type plastic candy wrapper (smarties, and most 'gummy' candy ones)


size G hook

ww yarn (i used Lion Brand Cotton Ease)

candy wrappers



with main color, 5sc in a ring

rd1:  2sc in each sc around (10)

rd2:  2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (15)

rd3:  2sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (20)

rd4-7:  sc in each sc around (20)

rd8:  sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc around (15)

rd9:  sc2tog, sc in next sc around (10)

stuff fish here

rd10:  sc2tog around (5)

rd11:  sl st to close hole, chain 20

r12:  sl st into rd11 sl st (bottom of fish) and chain 15

r13:  sl st into r12 sl st and chain 10

r14:  sl st into r13 sl st, fasten off

For the fishing line, attach any color yarn with sl st to the top of the fish and chain like 50 or so.  I made a loop at the end by just tying a knot, and i used black yarn to sew an X for the eyes.


The cats LOVE their crunchy candy fish!!

Thanks for looking!!

make today a positive one!
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 756
Joined: 29-Sep-2006

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2008 10:56:44 AM »

Using candy wrappers is a great idea!  My tabby cat loves to play with "garbage" like wrappers, twisties, the rings from milk jug lids, and especially straws. (if we don't watch our cups, the straws are gone--and the drink is on the floor) Smiley

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How To Create a Messy Up Do With Cesar Ramirez
Crown Braid Hair Tutorial
A Woman’s First Haircut in Nearly 30 Years
How to Give Your Hair Volume
DIY Leave-In Conditioner
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Your Own Patron Saint
Folding in the New Year!
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.