*Free* Crochet Pattern – Tigger

T-I-double-guh-er! That spells Tigger!

I hope you enjoy this new series of patterns inspired by Winnie the Pooh. These small characters make perfect little pocket companions and are great for little hands to grasp.

Now to bring some fun into the collection with:

Tigger!


Skill Level and techniques: Intermediate with sc stitches worked in rounds

Supplies:

Crochet hook size 3.5

Yarn hook

Fiberfill stuffing

Safety eyes (Do not use for children under 3 – instead stitch on or crochet your eyes)

Yarn in

  • orange
  • aran (off-white)
  • black
  • pink yarn or embroidery thread

Abbreviations

hk – hook

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

sl st -slip stitch

st – stitch

sc2tog (=dec=inv dec) – decrease two single crochet stitches into 1sc

ea – each

lp- loops

fo – fasten off

3-bobble dc – 3 bobble double crochet st (used to make Tigger’s thumb – you may omit)

 

Head and body (orange)

Rd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hk (6)

Rd 2: 2sc around (12)

Rd 3: (sc, 2sc) around (18)

Rd 4: (sc in 2, 2sc) around (24)

Rd 5-10: sc around (24)

Rd 11: (sc in 2, sc2tog) around (18)

Rd 12: (sc, sc2tog) around (12)

Pause here to complete the face:

Snout (aran)

Rd 1: ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hk and in next 2 ch. 3sc in last ch. Turn to work on the other side of foundation ch. Sc in 2. 3sc in last st. (11)

Rd 2: sc in 5, 2sc in end, sc in 4, 2sc in last st (13)

Rd 3-5: sc around. Sl st, FO.

Embroider a pink nose.

Use black yarn or embroidery thread to embroider a mouth and stripes. Stuff the snout and sew between rds 8-13.

Eye background (aran):

Rd 1: ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hk, 3sc in the last ch. Turn to work on the opposite side of foundation ch, sc, 3sc in last st (8)

Rd 2: sc in 3, 2sc in end, sc in 3, 2sc in last st (10). sl st fo. Sew between rds 4-7.

Insert your safety eyes on Rd 6 through both the aran eye background and head.

Embroider eyebrows, strips, and triangles on the face (both front and back).

 

Ears (orange) make 2:

Rd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hk (6)

Rd 2: 2sc in 5 (10), leave remaining st unworked. sl st, FO

Ear insides (aran) make 2:

Rd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hk (6). sl st, fo.

Sew onto the ears. Sew the ears at the top of Tigger’s head, at Rd 4-6

 

Continue on with the body:

Stuff as you continue to work:

Rd 13-14: sc around (12)

Rd 15: (sc, 2sc) around (18)

Rd 16-22: sc around (18)

Rd 23: (sc in 2, 2sc) around (24)

Rd 24: sc around (24)

Stuff

Rd 25: Divide the body into two sections of 12 for Tigger’s legs. I used a stitch marker. Sc around 12 st, leaving the other 12 unworked for now. (12)

Rd 26-29: sc around (12)

Rd 30: sc2tog, sc in 4, sc2tog, sc in 4 (10)

Rd 31: sc around (10) Sl st FO, stuff.

Repeat Rds 25-31 on the unworked 12 st of Rd 24.

Feet (orange) make 2:

Rd 1: ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in 2, 3sc in last st. Turn to work on the opposite side of foundation ch. sc in 2, 3sc in last ch (11)

Rd 2: sc in 5, 3sc in end, sc in 4, 3sc in last st (15)

Rd 3: sc around (15)

Rd 4: sc in 5, (sc2tog)3x, sc in 4 (12)

Rd 5: sc in 4, (sc2tog)2x, sc in 4 (10)

sl st, FO. stuff feet and sew to bottom of the legs.

 

Arms: (orange) make 2:

Rd 1: ch 2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hk (8)

Rd 2-3: sc around (8).

Rd 4: 3-bobble dc, sc around (8)

Rd 5-13: sc around (8)

sl st, fo and stuff. Sew arms to the body.

 

Stomach (aran)

Rd 1: ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hk and in 4 ch, 3sc in last ch. Turn to work on the opposite side of foundation ch. Sc in 4, 3sc in last st (15)

Rd 2: sc in 7, 2sc, sc in 6, 2sc in last st (17) sl st, FO and sew onto Tigger’s body.

 

Tail (black and orange)

The tail is a bit more complicated than the rest, but I am sure you can do it! I made it zigzag by sc together a few st of a current rd with a previous rd. This is done by leaving front lps of the earlier rd unworked:

Rd 1: Starting with the tail tip in black: ch 2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hk

Rd 2-3: sc around (8). Fo black, switching to orange:

Rd 4-5: sc around (8)

Rd 6: sc in back lps only for 3sc, sc in 5 (8)

Rd 7-9: sc around (8)

Rd 10: (insert hk into the front lp of rd 6 AND into the next st of rd 9 and sc)3x, sc in next 5 sc (8)

Rd 11-13: sc around (8)

Rd 14: sc in 5, in back lps only -sc in 3 (8)

Rd 15-18: sc around (8)

Rd 19: sc in 5, (insert hk into the front lp of rd 14 AND into the next st of rd 18 and sc)3x (8)

Rd 20-21: sc around (8)

Rd 22: in back lps only sc in 3, sc in 5 (8)

Rd 23-24: sc around (8)

Rd 25: (insert hk into the front lp of rd 22 AND into the next st of rd 24 and sc)3x, sc in 5 (8)

Rd 26: sc around (26. Sl st, FO, do not stuff. Sew onto the back of his body.

Finishing

Use black yarn to embroider triangles and strips over Tigger’s entire body front and back, including his limbs and tail.

And that’s it! You did it!

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