Introduction: Hobbes!

About: Not THAT kind of hooker. The kind armed with a crochet hook. ;)

It's Hobbes! One of my friends asked me if I could make a little Hobbes for her hubby as a Christmas gift, so I jumped at the opportunity to make one of my favorite comic strip characters. Hobbes is crocheted with an E size hook with worsted weight yarn, filled with polyfil, and small pieces of white craft fur were used for his cheek fuzz. I initially tried using plastic safety eyes, but I ended up cutting out tiny little ovals of felt instead, because I felt like the oblong-shaped eyes looked more true to the trouble-making tiger that I grew up with. A happy little smile was stitched on, a little scarf was tied around his neck, and this little dude was ready to start exploring!



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    Could you please send me the instructions? I have a new grandson named Calvin and would love to make this for him for Christmas?

    i would love to make this one, awesome! Could someone send me the pattern please?

    Could you forward me the pattern to this please, would love to make it for my son for Christmas!

    Oh, I SOOO wish I had this pattern! It is picture perfect!

    SQUEE! If you have done a pattern, can I have a copy? LOVE this!

    Oh man, I'll have to go back and try to decipher my scribbles! I wrote down some notes while I was making this little guy, but I don't know if I wrote down everything. I'll see what I can decode, haha. :)