Amigurumi tiger

Nov 13, 2011
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Author

Justyna Kacprzak

Introduction

It's an adorable tiger that you'll crochet in no time! It requires only a few basic stitches, so you don't have to be an experienced crocheter to make yourself this cute little guy!

Materials List

- yarn:
--100% acrylic sport yarn
300m (327 yards) in 100g
orange and white
-- 100% acrylic fingering yarn
520 meters (569 yards) in 100g
black
- hook: 3mm
- sewing needle
- scissors
- stuffing
- 2 small beads for eyes
- stitch marker (optional)
- wooden skewer to help you with the stuffing (optional)

Finished Size

4.4inches/11,5cm standing

Notes

More info about how he was created here

The Pattern

Head and body:

ch2

1. 6sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)

2. inc x6 (12)

3. (1sc, inc) x6 (18)

4. (2sc, inc) x6 (24)

5. - 8. 1sc around (24)

9. (2sc, dec) x6 (18)

10. (1sc, dec) x6 (12)

11. (1sc, dec) x4 (8)

12. (1sc, inc) x4 (12)

13. (3sc, inc) x6 (15)

14. (4sc, inc) x3 (18)

15. 1sc around (18)

16. (2sc, inc) x6 (24)

17. 1sc around (24)

18. (3sc, inc) x6 (30)

19. 1sc around (30)

20. (1sc, dec) x10 (20)

21. (3sc, dec) x4 (16)

You can start stuffing.

22. (1sc, dec) x5, 1sc (11)

23. dec x5, 1sc (6)

 

Add more stuffing if needed, fasten off leaving a long piece of thread for sewing. Don't sew the opening closed yet. Embroider the stripes with black fingering yarn or crochet thread.

 

Ear (make 2):

Ch2

1. 4sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (4)

2. (inc, 1sc) x2 (6)

3. (inc, 2sc) x2 (8)

 

Ears don't require stuffing. Fasten off leaving quite a long thread for sewing. Embroider the stripes with black fingering yarn or crochet thread.

 

Muzzle:

white ch2

1. white 6sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)

2. white inc x2, orange inc, 2sc, inc (10)

3. white 4sc, orange 6sc (10)

4. white inc, 2sc, inc, orange 6sc (12)

 

Fasten off, leaving a piece of thread for sewing the muzzle onto the head.

 

Arm (make 2):

ch2

1. 6sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)

2. 4sc, inc x2 (8)

3. 1sc around (8)

4. (dec, 2sc) x2 (6)

5. - 7. 1sc around (6)

8. (dec, 1sc) x2 (4)

Stuff the arm, fasten off leaving a long piece of thread for sewing. Sew the opening closed by pulling the thread through the loops of all the remaining stitches. You should still have quite a long piece of thread left for sewing the arms onto the body. Embroider the stripes with black fingering yarn or crochet thread.

 

 

Leg (make 2):

ch2

1. 6sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)

2. 3sc in each of the next 3sc, 3sc (12)

3. 1sc around (12)

4. dec, 1sc, sc3tog, 1sc, dec, 3sc (8)

5. - 8. 1 sc around (8)

9. (dec, 2sc) x2 (6)

 

Stuff lightly, fasten off leaving a long piece of thread for sewing. Sew the opening closed as you did with arms. Embroider the stripes with black fingering yarn or crochet thread.

 

Tail:

ch2

1. 5sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (5)

2. - 8. 1sc around (5)

 

Fasten off, leaving a long piece of thread for sewing. Embroider the stripes with black fingering yarn or crochet thread.

 

Assembling:

 

Sew the ears and muzzle on the head.

Embroider the nose and eyes.

Tie them together and bury the ends in the head.

Attach the legs and arms to the body. Sew the tail on the back of the body. When you're done, pull the ends through the opening in the body, tie them together and hide inside of the body.

 

And you're done! :)

 

Pattern by Justyna Kacprzak

www.handmade-by-just-in.blogspot.com

 

If you have any questions concerning the pattern, feel free to contact me at kacprzak_justyna@wp.pl

 

 

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Please respect the copyright on this pattern and do not sell a finished product made from it without first obtaining permission from the designer.

You are also not allowed to resell this pattern to anyone or publish it without the designer's permission.

You are free, however, to use this pattern for charity purposes.

 

 

 


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