Sunday, April 12, 2015

TIGER


This is the beginning a series of large animals and baby versions.  Here is a pattern for a tiger that when I made I finished it, my youngest daughter immediately named Tiggy.  She has been pestering me ever since for when I am going to make the baby Tiggy.

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn:  Orange, white, and black
E crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill
Tapestry needle

BODY:
Rd 1: With orange,  sc in magic ring.  (9)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (27)
Rd 4: sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (31)
Rd 5: sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (36)  Change to white
WORKING IN JOINED ROUNDS
Rd 6: slip st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, sc in next 3 sc, change to orange, sc in next 28 sc, change to white, sc in next 4 sc, join with slip st in first sc.  (36)
Rd 7: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, change to orange, sc in next 24 sc, change to white, sc in next 6 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 8: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 9: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to black, sc in next 18 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 10: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 11: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 12: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 13: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 7 sc, change to black, sc in next 8 sc, change to orange, sc in next 7 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 14: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 5 sc, change to black, sc in next 12 sc, change to orange, sc in next 5 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 15: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 16: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to black, sc in next 18 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 17: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next 6 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 18: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 19: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to black, sc in next 18 sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 20: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next sc, change to black, sc in next 20 sc, change to orange, sc in next sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 21: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 22: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, change to black, sc in next 24 sc, change to white, sc in next 6 sc, join.  (36)
Rd 23: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to orange, sc in next 22 sc, change to white, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (36)  Change to orange.
NOW WORKING IN UNJOINED ROUNDS AGAIN
Rd 24: sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog, (sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog) around.  (31)
Rd 25: sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog, (sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog) around.  (27)
Rd 26: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 27: sc2tog around.  (9)
Rd 28: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (6)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

HEAD:
Rd 1: With orange, 9 sc in magic ring.  (9)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (27)
Rd 4: sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (31)
Rd 5: sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (36)
Rds 6-12: sc in each sc around.  (36)
Rd 13: sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog, (sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog) around.  (31)
Rd 14: sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog, (sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog) around.  (27)
Rd 15: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Stuff at this point.
Rd 16: sc2tog around.  (9)
Rd 17: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (6)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.  Sew HEAD to BODY.

MUZZLE:
Rd 1: (With white, sc 3 times, change to orange, sc 3 times, change to white, sc 3 times) in magic ring.  (9)
Rd 2: sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to orange, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to white, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (12)
Rd 3: sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to orange, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, change to white, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (15)
Rd 4: sc in next 5 sc, change to orange, sc in next 5 sc, change to white, sc in next 5 sc.  (15)
Finish off.  Sew to HEAD matching stitch colors.  Stuff before closing.

INNER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With white, ch 2, 7 sc in second ch from hook.  (7)
Finish off.

OUTER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With black, ch 2, 7 sc in second ch from hook.  (7)
Rd 2: Holding both an INNER EAR and OUTER EAR together and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, turn; sc in each sc around.
Finish off leaving a long tail to sew EARS to HEAD.

BEARD:
LEFT SIDE:
Starting at MUZZZLE, attach white, sc over next 4 sc, continue to follow jawline up to ear, slip st behind ear.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.
RIGHT SIDE:
Starting at EAR, attach white, sc along jawline to MUZZLE, slip st at connecting stitches of MUZZLE.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.

EYES, NOSE, MOUTH, AND STRIPES ON HEAD:
Embroider eyes, nose,  and mouth.  For stripes, refer to picture for placement.

TAIL:
Rd 1: With black, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (8)
Rds 3-4: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 5-6: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to black.
Rd 7: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 8-9: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to black.
Rd 10: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 11-12: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to black.
Rd 13: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 14-15: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to black.
Rd 16: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 17-18: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to black.
Rd 19: sc in each sc around.  (8)  Change to orange.
Rds 20-21: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Stuff TAIL at this point.
Finish off leaving a long tail to sew TAIL to BODY.

LEGS (MAKE 4):
Rd 1: With white, 9 sc in magic ring.  (9)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (27)
Rds 4-6: sc in each sc around.  (27)
Rd 7: sc in next 17 sc, (sc2tog) 3 times, sc in next 4 sc.  (24)
Rd 8: sc in next 14 sc, (sc2tog) 4 times, sc in next 2 sc.  (20)
Rd 9: sc in next 12 sc, (sc2tog) 4 times.  (16)  Change to orange.
Rd 10: sc in each sc around.  (16)
WORKING IN JOINED ROUNDS
Rd 11: slip st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next 5 sc, join with slip st in first sc.  (16)
Rds 12-13: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc around, join.  (16)
Rd 14: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 5 sc, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next sc, join.  (16)
Rds 15-16: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc around, join.  (16)
Rd 17: Ch 1, turn; sc in next sc, change to black, sc in next 10 sc, change to orange, sc in next 5 sc, join.  (16)
Rd 18: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc around, join.  (16)
WORKING IN UNJOINED ROUNDS AGAIN
Rd 19: Ch 1, turn; (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Stuff LEGS at this point.
Rd 20: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (8)
Rd 21: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing LEGS to BODY.  Sew to BODY.

This crochet pattern is an original pattern and is © by Christjan Bee (April 2014).  Please do not claim this pattern as your own.  If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site.  You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.

3 comments:

  1. Have you ever made a sphinx pattern or any of thr dragons from Dragon City game on Facebook?

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  2. Have you ever made a sphinx pattern or any of thr dragons from Dragon City game on Facebook?

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    1. I have not but am open doing them if I had a picture of the dragons and sphinx. I also have an Etsy store (CrochetFanaticDesign) where I take requests all of the time.

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