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Project Update: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed with Bernat Blanket Big Yarn

Project Update: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed with Bernat Blanket Big Yarn

Remember when I made that crocheted cat bed, and my cats absolutely fell in love? I revisited the project. But, with the most ridiculous yarn I could find!

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Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed

Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed | The Zen of Making

Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed | The Zen of Making

Looking for a quirky, modern cat bed for your four-legged favorites? Crochet a super bulky cat bed with cozy jersey knit fabric! Your kitties will love it, and it will fit right in with the rest of your DIY decor.

Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed | The Zen of Making

Pixel cat loves that he can curl up however he wants because the bed stretches and changes shape with him. Whether he’s upside down, balled up, or long cat-ing, the slight stretch in the fabric definitely allows for maximum coziness. I think he’s only left his new bed for about five minutes total since I gave it to him last week! (Unrelated: Just look at that sweet little face!)

Supplies:
* Cotton jersey knit fabric, 4 yards white patterned and 2 yards solid red (or your favorite contrasting colors) ** yardage is based on 60" wide fabric
* Scrap piece of yarn, 2-3" long (to use as a stitch marker)
* A small cushion or pillow for the bottom of the cat bed (optional, but it’s a nice touch)

Tools:
* Large plastic crochet hook, 15.75mm (US size Q)
* Crochet hook, size K (to help you weave in ends)
* Ruler
* Fabric scissors or rotary cutter and cutting mat

If you need a refresher on the basics of crochet before you get started, check out the Crochet 101 video tutorial that I made for CRAFT!

**Please note that the links provided above are affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you choose to make a purchase after clicking through.**


Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed | The Zen of Making

Step 1
Cut the jersey fabric into long strips that are about 3" wide.

Tutorial: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed | The Zen of Making

Step 2
Tie the fabric strips together to make a ball of fabric yarn.

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