Giant Tiger by Emily Kintigh

Giant Tiger

October 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
768 yards (702 m)
40" tall and 24" chest circumference
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Giant Tiger designed by Emily Kintigh
Hug a tiger the risk-free way! The bulky superwash wool yarn works up quickly into a soft and cuddly toy ready for hours of play. Most of the pieces are worked in the round to avoid seaming. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
Skill Level Easy
Yarn Weight 5
Finished Size 40” tall and 24” chest circumference.
Yarn Cascade Yarns 128 Superwash (100% superwash merino wool; 128 yd 117 m/ 3 ½ oz 100 g): #858 ginger (brown; A) and #815 black (B), 3 skeins each.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; two 7/8” white buttons; two 5/8” black buttons; polyester fiberfill.
Gauge 14 sts and 23 rnds = 4” in St st.