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{ Pérez, the tooth mouse... }

Materials
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- Tapestry needle
- A pair of safety eyes
- Polyfiber fill  

Colors
- One color for the body of your mouse
- One or two colors for the t-shirt
- A little bit of pink for the snout
- Another color for the bag

Abbreviations
st = stitch
ch = chain
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
increase = 2 sc in the same st

Ready?

Head
(Using the color for the body…)
1. Chain 9 ch stitches. Crochet 2 sc (increase) in the 2nd ch from hook and then 1 sc in each of the following 6 ch stitches. Crochet 4 sc (2 increases) in the last ch stitch, which will allow you to turn and work on the other side of the foundation chain. Crochet 1 sc in each of the following 6 ch stitches and, finally, 2 sc (increase) in the last ch stitch. Total stitches: 20
2. Crochet 1 increase, 8 sc, 2 increases, 8 sc, 1 increase (24)
3. Crochet 1 sc, 1 increase, 8 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc, 1 increase, 8 sc, 1 increase, 1 sc (28)
4. Crochet 2 sc, 1 increase, 9 sc, 1 increase, 3 sc, 1 increase, 9 sc, 1 increase, 1 sc (32)
5. Crochet 2 sc, 1 increase, 10 sc, 1 increase, 4 sc, 1 increase, 10 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc (36)
6. to 12. Crochet 36 sc
13. Crochet *4 sc, 1 decrease*, repeat * (30)
14. to 15. Crochet 30 sc
16. Crochet *3 sc, 1 decrease*, repeat * (24)
17. to 18. Crochet 24 sc
19. Crochet *2 sc, 1 decrease*, repeat * (18)
(Place the safety eyes and, if you want, embroider a mouth… Start stuffing…)
20. to 21. Crochet 18 sc
22. Crochet *1 sc, 1 decrease*, repeat * (12)
(Stuff some more…)
23. Crochet 12 sc
24. Crochet 6 decreases
Close, break the yarn and weave in ends.

Snout
(Using pink…)
1. Make 2 chain stitches. Crochet 4 sc in the second chain from hook.
2. Crochet *2 sc in each stitch*, repeat * (8)
3. to 4. Crochet 8 sc
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to head…

Ears
(Make two. Using the color you chose for the body…)
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (24)
5. to 6. Crochet 24 sc
7. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
8. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
9. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Close, break the yarn and leave a long tail to flatten the ears with a few stitches with the tapestry needle. Make sure to exit the yarn through one side, to sew later to the head.

Legs
(Make two, using the color you chose for the body…)
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (10)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (15)
4. Only through back loops, crochet 15 sc
5. to 7. Crochet 15 sc
Close and break the yarn. Let’s go on with the body…

Body
8. (This is the tricky part…) Place both legs side by side and join them with a row of sc. As result, you will have 30 sc
9. Crochet 1 increase, 14 sc, 1 increase, 14 sc (32)
(stuff the legs…)
10. to 11. Crochet 32 sc
12. Change to the color of the T-shirt, and only through back loops, crochet 32 sc
13. Crochet 32 sc
14. Crochet 1 decrease, 14 sc, 1 decrease, 14 sc (30)
15. to 16. Crochet 30 sc
17. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
18. to 19. Crochet 24 sc
20. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
21. Crochet 18 sc
(Stuff firmly…)
22. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
23. to 24. Crochet 12 sc
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew the head…

Arms
(Make two, using the color you chose for the body…)
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. to 15. Crochet 6 sc
(No need to stuff them!)
16. Press the opening with your fingers and single crochet together opposing stitches, 1 sc for each pair of stitches.
Close and leave a long tail to sew to body.

Tail
(Using the color you chose for the body…)
1. Chain 31 chain stitches Starting from the second chain from hook, crochet 1 sc in each ch (30 sc).
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to body.

Messenger bag
(Using the color of your choice…)
1, Chain 7 ch stitches. Crochet 2 sc (increase) in the 2nd ch from hook and then 1 sc in each of the following 4 ch stitches. Crochet 4 sc (2 increases) in the last ch stitch, which will allow you to turn and work on the other side of the foundation chain. Crochet 1 sc in each of the following 4 ch stitches and, finally, 2 sc (increase) in the last ch stitch. Total stitches: 16
2. to 8. Crochet 16 sc
Close, break the yarn and weave in ends.
For the strap of the bag, crochet 25 ch. Measure it against the body of your mouse. If necessary, add some extra ch stitches. Close and break the yarn. Sew it to the bag.

Assembly
- Sew the head to the body.
- Sew the ears to the head.
- Sew the arms to the sides of the body
- Sew the tail to the back of your mouse.

Done! Congratulations!!
© 2017 – “Pérez” 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 RATTLES made with this pattern without authorization. Thank you!