I made these a few months back and forgot to post them. Every now and then, I try to be crafty…I’m just usually not too good at it. I decided to make something that even I couldn’t screw up. If you know how to make a knot, you can make these DIY toys too!
All you need is leftover fabric, old shirts, etc. I also used some catnip to get the cats initially interested in their new toys, but if your kitties are extra playful, they’ll love their new home-made toys with or without the catnip.
I used 3 different colors of fleece that I had leftover from a different project.
Cut the fabric so the pieces are relatively the same size. I made different size toys, so some of my pieces were longer than others.
I had one end of my fabric wider than the other end, just to make it easier for me to knot. If you’re better at tying knots than I am, this step likely won’t be necessary.
Last but not least, start tying knots! You can tie as many or as few knots as you’d like, as tight or as loose as desired. If you know how to tie different styles of knots (I don’t!) you can mix and match those to create fun new toy designs.
Linus was immediately eager to play; Burger and Frenchie didn’t pay much attention until I sprinkled some catnip on the toys.
Andddd you’re done!
If you attempt these super easy DIY toys, be sure to post pictures in the comments down below!