Materials:

  • Yarn: YarnArt Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic, 100 g/160 m)
  • Hook size: 1.5 mm
  • 10 mm safety eyes
  • Black or brown embroidery floss for paws
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
FLO = front loop only
F.o. = finish off
(…) * 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row

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Arms (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (5 sc, inc) * 3 (21)
R 5-7: 21 sc (3 rows)
R 8: (5 sc, dec) * 3 (18)
R 9: (4 sc, dec) * 3 (15)
Change to orange yarn:
R 10-12: 15 sc (3 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 13: 15 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 14-15: 15 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 16: 15 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 17-18: 15 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 19: (3 sc, dec) * 3 (12)
Change to orange yarn:
Fold top of arm flat and 5 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

Left leg
With white yarn:
Make 6 ch.
Make an oval starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: 4 sc, 3 sc in one st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of the chain: 3 sc, inc (12)
R 2: inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc (18)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 3, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 2 (24)
R 4: 2 sc, inc, 3 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 3, 3 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 2 (30)
R 5-8: 30 sc (4 rows)
R 9: 6 sc, 8 dec (FLO), 8 sc (22)
R 10: 22 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 11: 6 sc, 4 dec (FLO), 8 sc (18)
R 12-13: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 14: 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 15-16: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 17 : 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 18-19: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 20: 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 21: 18 sc
Fold top of leg flat and 8 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

Right leg
With white yarn:
Make 6 ch, starting from the 2nd ch from hook.
R 1: 4 sc, 3 sc in one st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of the chain: 3 sc, inc (12)
R 2: inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc (18)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 3, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 2 (24)
R 4: 2 sc, inc, 3 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 3, 3 sc, (2 sc, inc) * 2 (30)
R 5-8: 30 sc (4 rows)
R 9: 6 sc, 8 dec (FLO), 8 sc (22)
R 10: 22 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 11: 6 sc, 4 dec (FLO), 8 sc (18)
R 12-13: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 14: 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 15-16: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 17 : 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 18-19: 18 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 20: 18 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 21: 18 sc
R 22: 9 sc only
Fold top of leg flat and 8 sc through both sides across.
F.o.

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Body
With orange yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc) * 6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc) * 6 (42)
R 8: Attach legs : 8 sc together with sc of the left leg, 13 sc, 8 sc together with sc of the right leg, 13 sc (42)
Change to brown yarn:
R 9: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 10-11: 42 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 12: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 13-14: 42 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 15: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 16: (5 sc, dec) * 6 (36)
R 17: 36 sc
Change to brown yarn:
R 18: 36 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 19: 42 sc
R 20: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
Change to brown yarn:
R 21: 30 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 22: 30 sc
R 23: Attach arms: 2 sc, 5 sc together with sc of the first arm, 11 sc, 5 sc together with sc of the second arm, 7 sc (30)
Change to brown yarn:
R 24: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
Change to orange yarn:
R 25: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)

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Crochet tiger tuturial

Head
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6-8: 30 sc (3 rows)
Change to orange yarn:
R 9: 12 sc, 6 inc, 12 sc (36)
R 10: 12 sc, (1 sc, inc) * 6, 12 sc (42)
R 11-13: 42 sc (3 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 10 and R 11 at the distance of 13 st from each other.
Change to brown yarn:
R 14: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 15-16: 42 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 17: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 18-19: 42 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 20: 42 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 21: 42 sc
R 22: (5 sc, dec) * 6 (36)
R 23: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 24: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 25: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 26: (1 sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 27: (dec) * 6 (6)

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Tail
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 4-5: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 6: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 7-8: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 9: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 10-11: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 12: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 13-14: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 15: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 16-17: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 18: 12 sc
Change to orange yarn:
R 19-20: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to brown yarn:
R 21: 12 sc
R 22: (2 sc, dec) * 3 (9)
Fold top of tail flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

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Ears

Part #1 (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 2 ch, 5 sc on the 2nd ch (5), 1 turning chain
R 2: inc in every st to the end of row
F.o.

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Part #2 (make 2)
R 1: 2 ch, 5 sc on the 2nd ch (5), 1 turning chain
R 2: inc in every st to the end of row
Don’t cut the yarn!

Fold together part #1 and part #2 and sc around edges of ear with orange yarn.

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Sew ears on R 20 of the head.

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Sew head to the body (brown stripes are above the neck).

Embroider nose with brown yarn. Embroider paws with black floss.

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