Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Crochet Tiger
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Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Crochet Tiger

This Tiger, made with Loops & Threads® Impeccable®, will have you laughing in no time! It will make a great companion for a little one, and is so cute you are going to want to make several! It is the perfect gift for the child on your list.
 

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Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Main Color (MC): 1 Ball of Topaz
  • Contrast A: 1 Ball of Black
  • Contrast B: 1 Ball of Aran
  • Crochet Hook- Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

MAIN BODY
Stripe Pat
With MC, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
These 4 rows form Stripe Pat.

 

Note: Ch 2 does not count as hdc.
**With MC, ch 36. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each ch around. Join A with sl st to first hdc. 36 hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc.
Rep last rnd until work from beg measures approx 6 ins [15 cm].**
Divide for chin and head: 1st row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 18 hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
***2nd row: Ch 2. Yoh and draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog over last 2 hdc. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. 8 sts. Fasten off.***

HEAD
With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to first of rem 18 sts.
1st row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as sl st.1 hdc in each of next 17 hdc. Turn.
Work from *** to *** as given above.

FACE
With MC, ch 10.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. 8 hdc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. 2 hdc in first hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. 18 hdc.
Next 2 rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn. Place markers at each end of first row.
Next row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. 8 sts. Fasten off.

MOUTH
With A, work as given for Face.

EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
1st rnd: 5 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. 10 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd twice more. Fasten off.

NOSE
With A, ch 4.
1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 3 sc in last ch. Do not turn. Working in rem loops of foundation ch:1 sc in next ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
4th to 6th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off at end of 6th rnd.

EARS (Make 2. Also use for Monkey version shown in Ho Ho Holiday Book)
With MC, ch 2. 5 sc in first ch. Join with sl st to first sc to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
4th to 6th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc. Fasten off.
Work Main Body in Stripe Pat.

 
 

NOSE
With A, work Nose as given above.

EYES
With B, work Eyes as given above.

FINISHING
Sew Face and Mouth between markers and foundation chains. Sew rem sides of Mouth to Chin and rem side of Face to Head (see diagrams). Sew Nose to front. With A, embroider eyes. Cut length of B for whiskers and knot into fringe to sides of mouth.

 

Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.