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{Tim, the little mouse that lives in a tin...}

Note: Tim measures 10 cm approximately. Of course should you choose a different hook or yarn calling, measures will vary.

Materials:
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- Polyfiber fill for stuffing
- Tapestry needle

Colors:
- Grey, for the body of your mouse.
- A bit of brown or black to embroider the eyes.
- A bit of pink to embroider the nose.
- The color of your choice for the scarf.

Abbreviations:
st = stitch
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet

Leg 1
{Using the color of the body...}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next stich (increase)*, repeat * (9)
3. to 4. Crochet 9 sc
Close and break the yarn. Set aside.

Leg 2
{Using the color of the body...}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next stich (increase)*, repeat * (9)
3. to 4. Crochet 9 sc

DON'T BREAK THE YARN! We will now go on with the body...

5. Chain 2 and join LEG 1. Crochet 9 sc on leg 1 and then crochet 2 sc on one of the sides of the 2-ch-chain. Now crochet 9 sc on leg 2, and finally 2 sc on the other side of the 2-ch-chain. Total stitches: 22
6. Crochet 22 sc
7. Crochet *10 sc, 2 sc in the next stich (increase)*, repeat * twice (24)
8. to 19. Crochet 24 sc
20. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
21. Crochet 18 sc
{Embroider the eyes and nose...}
22. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
23. Crochet 12 sc
24. Crochet 6 decreases
Close and break the yarn. Close the remaining 6 stitches through the front loops.

Ears
{Make two, using the color of the body...}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each stitch (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next stich (increase)*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet 18 slst
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.

Arms
{Make two, using the color of the body...}
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. to 5. Crochet 6 sc
6. Press the opening with your fingers and crochet together, with sc, both opposing sides. Close. Break the yarn and leave a long tail to sew the arms to the body.

Tail
{Using the color of the body...}
1. Chain 15 ch stitches
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the body... Add fringes in one of the ends!

Scarf
{Using the color of your choice...}
1. Chain 4 ch stitches. Starting from the second chain from hook, crochet 1 sc in each remaining ch stitch (3 sc)
2. to 26. Chain 1 and turn. ONLY THROUGH BACK LOOPS, crochet 3 sc
To close the circle of the scarf, sew both ends together with a few stitches using your tapestry needle or crocheting 3 slst joining together the stitches on both ends.

Assembly
- Sew the arms to the body
- Sew the ears to the body
- Sew the tail to the back of the body

IMPORTANT! If you want to keep your mouse in a food can, please protect the edges of the tin with washi tape or regular tape, to avoid undesired cuts!

Congratulations! You are done! Enjoy!


© 2018 – “Tim, the little mouse” is a design by Carla Mitrani for {Amour Fou} – All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal use ONLY. This pattern or parts of it must not be reproduced or published (printed or online), altered, resold or used for commercial purposes without authorization. You can neither reproduce, publish, alter, sell or use for commercial purposes FINISHED DOLLS made with this pattern without authorization. Thank you!