Crochet Applique – Daniel Tiger

 


 

Find here a free pattern to make an adorable Daniel tiger appliqué.


Here is an appliqué that I designed specially for one of my followers in my facebook group. Let me know if you would be interested by other characters from this show!

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crochet daniel tiger appliqué

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Crochet Daniel Tiger Appliqué

 

Size:

5.5 inches (14 cm)

 

Material:

  • Yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in: yellow, red, white, brown and a small amount of pink
  • A very small amount of pearl cotton in black (for the eyebrows and the mouth)
  • Size 3.5 mm crochet hook (you can use a bigger or smaller hook to make a bigger or smaller appliqué).
  • 2 black safety eyes (7.5 mm)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

 

Abbreviations:

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

 

What did I use?

Light worsted yarn.
I used « I love this cotton» Hobby Lobby.





Pattern: How to crochet a Daniel tiger applique?


The body

The pattern starts by the shoes and legs that are made separately and joined together.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the white yarn.

Right leg:

  • Row 1: ch 5. (5)
  • Row 2: turn, starting in the 2nd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 3 st; 3 sc in the last st (place a stitch marker in the last of the 3 st); now working in the other side of the chain: 1 sc in the last 3 st.  (9)
  • 1 sl st in the next st

Join with the red yarn in the stitch with the stitch marker.

  • Row 3: make 1 sc in the same stitch where you joined, 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (3)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

  • Row 4: ch1, turn: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Rows 5 to 8 : ch1, turn: working in both loops: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Cut the yarn and keep the leg for later.


Left leg:

  • Row 1: ch 5. (5)
  • Row 2: turn, starting in the 2nd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 3 st; 3 sc in the last st; now working in the other side of the chain: 1 sc in the next st (place stitch marker), 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (9)
  • 1 sl st in the next st

Join with the red yarn in the stitch with the stitch marker.

  • Row 3: make 1 sc in the same stitch where you joined, 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (3)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

  • Row 4: ch1, turn: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Rows 5 to 8 : ch1, turn: working in both loops: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Do not cut the yarn. We are now going to join the legs together.

  • Row 9: ch1, turn: working in the left leg: 1 sc in the next 3 st; ch 1; and 1 sc in the 3 st of the right leg. (7)

Join with the red yarn and work as follow:

  • Row 10: ch1, turn: working in the front loop only: 1 sc in the next 7 st. (7)
  • Row 11: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc in the next st, 1 sc in the next 3 st. (8)

  • Row 12: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (8)
  • Row 13: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 3 st. (7)
  • Rows 14 to 15: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (7)
  • Row 16: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (5)
  • Row 17: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (5)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

  • Row 18: ch1, turn: 1 inc, 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc. (7)
  • Row 19: ch1, turn: 1 inc, 1 sc in the next 5 st, 1 inc. (9)
  • Rows 20 to 24: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (9)
  • Row 25: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 5 st, 1 dec. (7)
  • Row 26: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 dec. (5)
  • Row 27: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Cut the yarn and yarn over.





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The arms

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the red yarn.

Right arm (pointing down):

  • Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

  • Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

  • Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

 

Left arm (pointing up):

  • Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

  • Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

  • Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)






NB: Here is an alternative if you want the arms pointing differently:

Right arm (pointing up):

  • Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

  • Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

Left arm (pointing down):

  • Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

  • Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

The ears (make 2)

Work in rounds. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the yellow yarn.

  • Round 1: start 8 sc in a magic ring. (8)

Cut the yarn.

With your tapestry needle, sew the ears on each sides of the body.


Finishing Daniel tiger

 

  • With your tapestry needle and a double strand of brown yarn, make the strips as in the picture below: for the face and the legs.

Make the strips on the ears with a single strand of brown yarn.

 

  • With your tapestry needle and the white yarn, make two strings at the top of the jumper.

crochet daniel tiger appliqué

crochet pattern daniel tiger

  • Place the eyes (I put mine between Rows 22 and 23).

 

  • With your tapestry needle and the pink yarn, make a small nose under the eyes.

 

  • With the black pearl cotton and your tapestry needle, make the eyebrows and a mouth under the nose.

Congratulation, your appliqué is done!





Crochet Applique - Daniel Tiger

Crochet Applique - Daniel Tiger

A step-by-step crochet pattern to make an adorable Daniel Tiger Appliqué!

Materials

  • Yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in: yellow, red, white, brown and a small amount of pink
  • A very small amount of pearl cotton in black (for the eyebrows and the mouth)
  • Size 3.5 mm crochet hook (you can use a bigger or smaller hook to make a bigger or smaller appliqué).
  • 2 black safety eyes (7.5 mm)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Tools

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

Instructions

THE BODY

The pattern starts by the shoes and legs that are made separately and joined together.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the white yarn.

- Right leg:

Row 1: ch 5. (5)

Row 2: turn, starting in the 2nd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 3 st; 3 sc in the last st (place a stitch marker in the last of the 3 st); now working in the other side of the chain: 1 sc in the last 3 st.  (9)

1 sl st in the next st

Join with the red yarn in the stitch with the stitch marker.

Row 3: make 1 sc in the same stitch where you joined, 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (3)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

Row 4: ch1, turn: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Rows 5 to 8 : ch1, turn: working in both loops: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Cut the yarn and keep the leg for later.

- Left leg:

Row 1: ch 5. (5)

Row 2: turn, starting in the 2nd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 3 st; 3 sc in the last st; now working in the other side of the chain: 1 sc in the next st (place stitch marker), 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (9)

1 sl st in the next st

Join with the red yarn in the stitch with the stitch marker.

Row 3: make 1 sc in the same stitch where you joined, 1 sc in the next 2 st.  (3)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

Row 4: ch1, turn: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Rows 5 to 8 : ch1, turn: working in both loops: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Do not cut the yarn. We are now going to join the legs together.

Row 9: ch1, turn: working in the left leg: 1 sc in the next 3 st; ch 1; and 1 sc in the 3 st of the right leg. (7)

Join with the red yarn and work as follow:

Row 10: ch1, turn: working in the front loop only: 1 sc in the next 7 st. (7)

Row 11: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc in the next st, 1 sc in the next 3 st. (8)

Row 12: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (8)

Row 13: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 3 st. (7)

Rows 14 to 15: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (7)

Row 16: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (5)

Row 17: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (5)

Join with the yellow yarn and work as follow:

Row 18: ch1, turn: 1 inc, 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc. (7)

Row 19: ch1, turn: 1 inc, 1 sc in the next 5 st, 1 inc. (9)

Rows 20 to 24: ch1, turn: 1 sc in all st. (9)

Row 25: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 5 st, 1 dec. (7)

Row 26: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 dec. (5)

Row 27: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Cut the yarn and yarn over.
 

THE ARMS

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the red yarn.

- Right arm (pointing down):

Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

- Left arm (pointing up):

Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

Here is an alternative if you want the arms pointing differently:

- Right arm (pointing up):

Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

- Left arm (pointing down):

Row 1: Join with the red yarn as shown in the picture below and make 1 sc in the same st; 1 sc in the next 2 st. (3)

Row 2: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 3: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Row 4: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 inc in the next st. (3)

Row 5: ch1, turn: 1 inc in the next st, 1 dec. (3)

Join the yellow yarn.

Rows 6 to 8: ch1, turn: 1 sc in the next 3 st. (3)

Row 9: ch1, turn: 1 dec, 1 sc in the next st. (2)

THE EARS (MAKE 2)

Work in rounds. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the yellow yarn.

Round 1: start 8 sc in a magic ring. (8)

Cut the yarn.

With your tapestry needle, sew the ears on each sides of the body.

FINISHING DANIEL TIGER

- With your tapestry needle and a double strand of brown yarn, make the strips as in the picture below: for the face and the legs.

- Make the strips on the ears with a single strand of brown yarn.

- With your tapestry needle and the white yarn, make two strings at the top of the jumper.

- Place the eyes (I put mine between Rows 22 and 23).

- With your tapestry needle and the pink yarn, make a small nose under the eyes.

- With the black pearl cotton and your tapestry needle, make the eyebrows and a mouth under the nose.

- Congratulation, your appliqué is done!

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The pattern and photographs contained in this document are the property of Natalina Craft. This pattern is available for personal use only. No unauthorized reproduction, in whole or in part, or distribution of this pattern or content is allowed.

You may sell finished items in limited amounts. If you sell your finished products online, I would be grateful if you can add a statement saying « Pattern by Natalina Craft » and link back to my post



 


All rights reserved.

The pattern and photographs contained in this document are the property of Natalina Craft. This pattern is available for personal use only. No unauthorized reproduction, in whole or in part, or distribution of this pattern or content is allowed.

You may sell finished items in limited amounts. If you sell your finished products online, I would be grateful if you can add a statement saying « Pattern by Natalina Craft » and link back to my post.



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