The scarf is based on an internet "meme" called Longcat. There are many versions floating around the web, and looking at a few gave me enough information to put together my own pattern.
It's really pretty simple: you just need about half a yard or so of fleece and just a little bit of polyfill stuffing. If you have an embroidery machine, you can add the face and paws to the scarf, but those can also be added by hand. I digitized a face and paws to use on mine.
Here you can see the little pink paws:
I gave her two versions: Longcat (in white) and Tacgnol (the dark version -- "longcat" spelled backwards). She absolutely loved them.
Instructions to make your own Longcat Scarf are now available by clicking on this link:
The new post has a link to the ZIP file containing the pattern, embroidery files for face and paws, and assembly instructions.