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Amigurumi Tiger

2022 Tiger year and Valentine together 🥰

Crochet Tiger

You will need:

Cotton/chenille yarn white color

Cotton/chenille yarn brown/orange color

Cotton/chenille yarn black color

Crochet hook 3.5mm

For chenille yarn - 4mm hook

Needle for sewing

Fiberfill

Safety eyes

Wire for the tail (optional)


Stitch guide:

CLICK FOR BASIC CROCHET STITCHES

chain (ch): Yarn over and pull through loop.

Single crochet (sc): Insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Half double crochet (hdc): Yarn over, insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 3 loops.

Slip stitch (slst): Insert hook in stitch yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Single crochet increase (inc): 2 single crochet in the same stitch follow the instructions.

Single crochet decrease (dec): insert hook in front loop of the next 2 stitches. Yarn over draw through 2 loops.


Doll size: 7.7 inch (19.5 cm)

Notes:

- This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral without closing off each round. Please mark the first stitch of each round

and move the marker up as you work.

Creation instructions:

Start with the legs, and then continue with the body and the head.

The pattern:



Legs (make 2):

With white color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 1 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 5: hdc in the next 8 stitches, sc in the next 10 stitches (18)

Rnd 6: hdc in the next 8 stitches, sc in the next 10 stitches, change to brown/orange in the last stitch (18)

Rnd 7: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 8: dec repeat 5 times, sc in the next 8 stitches (13)

Rnd 9: sc in the first stitch, dec repeat 3 times, sc in the next 6 stitches (10)

Rnd 10-14: 10 sc, 5 rounds (10)

Don't fasten off and cut the yarn after finishing the second leg, continue with the brown/orange color, stuff the legs with fiberfill and continue crocheting the body


Body and Head:

Continue with the second leg

Rnd 1: slst to the first leg 4 stitches before the last stitch (see picture) sc in the same stitch and in the next 9 stitches around the first leg, sc in the next 10 stitches (in the second leg) (20)



Rnd 2: sc in the next 5 stitches, (sc in the next stitch, inc) repeat 5 times, sc in the next 5 stitches (25)

Rnd 3: 25 sc (25)

Rnd 4: sc in the next 10 stitches, (inc) repeat 5 times, sc in the next 10 stitches (30)

Rnd 5-7: 30 sc, 3 rounds (30)

Rnd 8: (sc in the next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 9: 24 sc (24)

Rnd 10: (sc in the next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 11: 18 sc (18)



Rnd 12: (sc in the next 1 stitch, dec) repeat 6 times (12)

Rnd 13: (sc in the next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 3 times (9)

Continue with the head, and stuff the body and head with fiberfill while crocheting

Rnd 14: 2 sc in each sc across (18)

Rnd 15: (sc in next 1 stitches, inc) repeat 9 times (27)

Rnd 16: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 9 times (36)



Rnd 17-25: 36 sc, 9 rounds (36)

Rnd 26: (sc in next 4 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (30)

Assemble the safety eyes between round 22-23, while leaving 6 stitches between the eyes


Rnd 27: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 28: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 29: (sc in next 1 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (12)

Fasten off, fiberfill firmly, close with sewing.




Muzzle :

With white color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24) Rnd 5-7: 24 sc, 3 rounds (24)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing.

Assemble the nose to the head between the eyes:



Nose:

With brown/orange color

Row 1: ch 5


Row 2: from the second stitch from the hook, sc in the next 4 stitches, ch 1,turn (4)

Row 3-5: (sc in the next 4 stitches, ch 1, turn) repeat for 3 rows, change to black color in the last stitch (4)

Row 6: sc in the next 4 stitches, ch 1, turn (4)

Row 7: dec, sc in the next 3 stitches, ch 1, turn (3)

Row 8: dec, sc in the next 2 stitches, ch 1, turn (2)

Row 9: dec, ch 1, turn (1)

Row 10: slst



Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing.

Assemble the nose cover to the nose and embroider the fox nose with black yarn:


Ears (make 2):

Outer ear (make 2):


With brown/orange color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4-6: 18 sc, repeat for 3 rounds (18)


Inner ear (make 2):



With black color

Row 1: ch 4

Row 2: from the second stitch from the hook, sc in the next 3 stitches, ch 1, turn (3)

Row 3: dec, sc in the next 2 stitches, ch 1, turn (2)

Row 5: dec, ch 1, turn (1)

Row 5: slst

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing.

Sew the inner ear to the outer ear



Assemble the ears to the head:



Arms (make 2):


With white color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: 12 sc (12)

Rnd 4: (sc in next stitch, dec) repeat 4 times, change to brown/orange color in the last stitch (8)

Rnd 5-12: 8 sc, 8 rounds (8)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing, do not fiberfill the arms.



Tail:

With brown/orange color

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2-3: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to black color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 4-5: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to brown/orange color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 6-7: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to black color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 8-9: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to brown/orange color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 10-11: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to black color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 12-13: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to brown/orange color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 14-15: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to black color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 16-17: 5 sc, 2 rounds, change to brown/orange color in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 18-19: 5 sc, 2 rounds (5)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing, fiberfill the tail and add wire for extra stability and shaping.

Assemble the tail to the body: