Roman Centurion Cat Costume

Roman Centurion Cat Costume

Roman Centurion Cat Costume

CROCHET PATTERN

A centurion is an officer of a Roman Army. Clad in cloak, armor, shields, swords and daggers and a telltale helmet with a transverse crest commands anyone’s attention instantly!

Photo by Hans Splinter

Crochet this dashing roman costume for your feline friend/s!

MATERIALS

  • 8 PLY / DK ACYLIC YARN
  • GREY + RED
  • 4 MM CROCHET HOOK
  • DARNING NEEDLE
  • SCISSORS
  • TWISTED OVAL CHAIN LINK (SILVER)
  • 11 MM LOBSTER CLASP (SILVER)
  • JUMP RING (SILVER)

CENTURION CAPE

With your 4 mm crochet hook and grey yarn (Yarn A), begin by creating a slip knot and chaining 46.

1. Single Crochet (SC) in the 2nd chain from the hook and in every chain (Photo 1). Joining your red yarn (Yarn B) in the last stitch. Turn your work.

2. Single crochet in the back loop (SCBLO) only of the next 7 stitches (Photo 2), with Yarn A, SC in the next 31 stitches (Photo 3), with Yarn B SCBLO of the next 7 stitches. Turn your work. Total stitches: 45

Photo 1
Photo 2
Photo 3

3. CH 3, double crochet (DC) in the first stitch, 2 DC in the next 6 stitches, with Yarn A, DC in the next 31 stitches, with Yarn B, 2 DC in the next 7 stitches. Turn your work. Total stitches: 45

4. CH 3, DC in the first stitch, and in the next 14 stitches. Fasten off.

With Yarn A, CH 3 and DC in the next 30 stitches. Turn your work.

5. CH 3, front post treble crochet (FPTR) in the next 2 stitches, DC in the next 25 stitches, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the last stitch. Turn your work. Total stitches: 35

Photo 4
Photo 5

Front Post Treble Crochet (FPTR)

Yarn over (YO) twice, insert your hook around the front stem of the stitch below, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through 2 loops 3 times.

Back Post Treble Crochet (BPTR)

YO twice, insert your hook from the back to the front of the stem of the stitch below. YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through 2 loops 3 times.

6. CH 3, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 23 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, BPTR in the next 2 stitches (Photo 4), DC in the top of the turning chain. Turn your work. Total stitches: 33

7. CH 3, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 25 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the last stitch. Turn your work. Total stitches: 35

8. CH 3, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 27 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the turning chain. Turn your work. Total stitches: 37

9. CH 3, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 29 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, FPTR in the next 2 stitches. DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 39

10. CH 3, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 31 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 41

11. CH 3, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 33 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 43

12. CH 3, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 35 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 45

13. CH 3, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 37 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 47

14. CH 3, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 39 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, BPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 49

15. CH 3, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 41 stitches, 2 DC in the next stitch, FPTR in the next 2 stitches, DC in the top of the TCH. Turn your work. Total stitches: 51

16. With Yarn B, CH 1 (Photo 5), SC in every stitch in the row. Turn your work. Total stitches: 51

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