Brace yourself. It's time. Time to learn the magic loop. Pick up the tan 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.
6 sc in magic loop
|2 sc, inc x 2, 2 sc||(6)|
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, between rounds 4 and 5. The ears should face forward and be tilted at about 45°.