New Year Tiger

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New Year Tiger

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Ring in the 'Year of the Tiger' with this sweet amigurumi tiger with orange and black stripes.

Size

Single Size
Approx 7 ins [18 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $10.46

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  • Single Size

Approx 7 ins [18 cm] tall.

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Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Soft Ecru, 01004Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Warm Brown, 01130Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Orange, 01628Edit Color
$2.49

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size E3/3.5mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing. 2 small black beads for eyes. Small amount of black embroidery floss for nose, mouth and belly button.

The materials for this project cost $10.46

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 7 ins [18 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast A Soft Ecru (01004) 1
Contrast B Warm Brown (01130) 1
Contrast C Hot Orange (01628) 1
Size 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing. 2 small black beads for eyes. Small amount of black embroidery floss for nose, mouth and belly button.

GAUGE

16 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

With B, work 1 rnd.
With C, work 2 rnds.
These 3 rnds form Stripe Pat.
 

HEAD
**With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: With B, ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join C with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
6th rnd: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
First 2 rnds of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last rnd 7 times more.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sts.
Stuff Head.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off. 10 sts.
Stuff rem of Head. Draw yarn through rem sts. Pull tightly and fasten securely.

First Leg
With A, ,ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: With B, as 3rd rnd.
First rnd of Stripe Pat is complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last rnd 3 times more. Fasten off at end of last rnd.

Second Leg
Work as for First Leg.
Do not fasten off.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cont as follows for Body:

BODY
Next rnd
: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc of Second Leg. Sl st in first sc of First Leg. 1 sc in same sp as sl st.1 sc in each of next 11 sc of First Leg. 1 sc in each of last 6 sc of Second Leg. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last rnd 5 times more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd once more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sts. Fasten off.
Stuff Body and Legs.

Tummy
With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
With black embroidery floss, embroider belly button.
Stuff Tummy lightly and sew to front of Body as shown in picture.

Arms (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
**1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 9 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join B with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: With B, as 3rd rnd.**
First rnd of Stripe Pat is complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last rnd 5 times more. Fasten off.
Stuff Arms lightly.

Ears (make 2)
With C, ch 2. Work as given from ** to ** for Arms, omitting references to color changes.
Fasten off at end of last rnd.

Tail
Work as given for Arms. Stuff Tail lightly.

FINISHING
Sew Head to Body. Attach Ears to top of Head. Attach Arms to sides of Body. Attach Tail to back of Body. Sew beads to front of Head for Eyes. With black embroidery floss, embroider nose and mouth.