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rebecca
07-24-2006, 06:35 PM
Since Moshi (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/Pets/DSCN1926.jpg) has decided that he must sleep in boxes (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/Pets/DSCN1577.jpg) I decided that it was past time for me to make a kitty pi bed (http://wendyknits.net/knit/kittybed.htm) for him.
1st of all, I increased the size of the pattern because Mo is a huge (17 lbs) cat! I used double stranded WOTA and size 11 Options (love, love). I used 5 different colors and striped the bed using the fibonacci sequence (http://www.fuzzygalore.biz/articles/fibonacci_seq.shtml). The colors that I chose are the colors that are in our rug so that it will match our home better than the boxes that he claims ;)

Almost forgot...I didn't include the fun fur yarn (simply because I don't have any, nor have I ever had any, for some reason, I don't seem to like it...perhaps one day) and used an icord bind off.

Jan in CA
07-24-2006, 06:55 PM
What a pretty kitty! The bed looks great!

gardenmommy
07-24-2006, 07:35 PM
Purty bed for a purty kitty!

Vendie
07-24-2006, 07:43 PM
Becka - Moshi is one gorgeous kitty!!! He's like snow :inlove: :inlove:

I want to make one of these, but I'm scared that Miss Monkers will not use it. Of course if I set it on top of something else, and pretend it's not for her, she might get in it. She does have a thing lately for basket shaped beds. :thinking:

XbelovedXoneX
07-24-2006, 07:44 PM
How big did you increase the pattern? I have biggie kittes too, and have always wanted to make this for them! But since they are 14.5 lbs and 15 lbs respectively I didn't want to insult them with ill fitting beds! :rofling:

Duckling326
07-24-2006, 08:32 PM
Awesome! I have that pattern saved in my favorites. I have three cats and I know one of them will love this bed. Good job!

Jeep_Girl
07-24-2006, 09:15 PM
Love it!!!

and the kitty - looks just like my luv, Sasa!

mks22300
07-24-2006, 09:17 PM
Great job Becka! Hope Moshi appreciates his new bed!

Amber
07-25-2006, 01:16 AM
Moshi is beautiful! And, the cat bed looks fantastic!

Jenelle
07-25-2006, 03:58 AM
Cute kitty! Loving the kitty bed :thumbsup:

horve1
07-25-2006, 07:10 AM
:cheering: Now that's a contented cat - and a beautiful bed!

jodstr2
07-25-2006, 11:07 AM
:inlove: great job!!! :cheering:
my little princess FINALLY uses hers!

rebecca
07-25-2006, 12:00 PM
Thanks everyone!

Lonnie surprised me with Mo several years ago, he is the white-est (word?!), well, the most white cat I have ever seen! His skin is all pink, not a speck of another color anywhere. LOL, he's a monster cat, too...I believe that he remained kitten sized for about a week, LOL, then, he was this huge cat that we love :D

Xbeloved, I simply did another increase round in addition to the ones that are called for in the pattern ;)

Okay, this is how much Mo appreciates his bed :roflhard: :rofling: :roflhard:

jodstr2
07-25-2006, 01:46 PM
aw. mine took awhile to lie in hers. I thought she never would. she only last month started sleeping in it, and I think I finished it in January or February.
good luck rebecca! :heart:

Duckling326
07-25-2006, 03:59 PM
AWww what if you put some cat nip in the bed? Love that picture though sigh cats have a mind of thier own don't they :rofling:

rebecca
07-25-2006, 04:06 PM
:cheering: :cheering: I'm so excited....He likes it! He likes it!!

LOL, he did go straight for the box that my yarn came in today....I mean, he made a bee line to it...out it went, so, I guess he decided the bed was better than nothing :roflhard: :rofling:

Andrea
07-25-2006, 05:26 PM
:roflhard: Great pictures, Rebecca! I especially love the one of Mo sitting next to the bed! I will eventually make this for my Jasmine!