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Kitty on the move: With this colorful felt fishing rod, your little cat becomes a wild kitty! For cats that want more variety: with the carabiner, the toy can be interchanges at the fishing rod. Your cat is going to love this…

Materials


Here is what you’ll need:
+ Wool
+ Round bar
+ Bell
+ Feathers
+ Carabiner
+ Twine
+ Wire
+ Fabric Glue
+ Pliers
+ Awl
+ Long needle
+ Bowl
+ Terry cloth
+ Tape measure
+ Thick yarn

Step 1


Wrap the bell with felt wool and form into a ball.

Step 2


Immerse in lukewarm water.

Step 3


Soak the ball and roll loosely in your hand.

Step 4


Repeat the process until a solid ball is formed.

Step 5


Let the ball dry and pierce a hole with the awl (here the strings are attached later).

Step 6


Tie several feathers with yarn tightly. Then pull the yarn through the felt ball with a long needle.

Step 7


Stick feather and string in the ball opening.

Step 8


Determine the length of the thread and thread the carabiner at the end. At the end of the twine attach the end piece with the pliers.

Step 9


For stability at the end of the ball wrap the feathers again with yarn and knot well.

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Pull the yarn across the ball with the needle once.

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Knot ends several times.

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Wrap the wire around the rod and shape the eyelet (for attaching the carabiner).

Final Finished


Finished!

Finished 1


Finished 2


Try making a couple to attach for extra entertainment!

3 Comments

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    Nov 4, 2017, 10.05 AMby AmandaAndersonter

    I am a cat lover…and creative too. This post really works for me. Thanks for sharing dear!!!

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    Oct 28, 2017, 03.52 PMby KIKI999

    My cat would love it :)

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    Oct 28, 2017, 06.43 AMby nrobson

    cute cat and toy; felting looks like a cool technique to try

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