Brace yourself. It's time. Time to learn the magic loop. Pick up the white yarn and watch this tutorial:
Magic loop giving you trouble? Try this easier chain method instead. It'll probably leave you with a hole in the middle, but that's OK – you gotta do what you gotta do to make a circle.
Whether you made a circle using the magic loop or chain method, give yourself a pat on the back for finishing Round 1.
|Round 1:||4 sc in magic loop||(4)|
|inc x 4||(8)|
Invisible fasten off and leave a long tail. You'll use this tail to sew the ears onto the body. Watch the video for a demo. It's different from how you ended the body:
Lastly, watch this video to learn how to sew the ears onto the body, spanning rounds 4 to 6.