Malayan Tapir Amigurumi Crochet Pattern + Tutorial Intermediate Level

This is a great amigurumi pattern featuring the Malayan Tapir, an endangered species from Malaysia and Indonesia. They are the largest species of Tapir in the world, and the only other Tapir species are found across the ocean in South America. This pattern is a beginner to intermediate pattern with lots of different principles of crochet included. You will make the head and body together, the snout, 4 legs (front legs have 4 toes, back legs have 3 toes) and the ears with their distinctive white markings. You will only need white and black worsted weight yarn a 3.00mm hook and 4mm safety eyes. Lots of explanatory pictures and tips and tricks inside!

Your tapir will be about 5" tall but all of my patterns are scale-able, meaning you can create them in any size of yarn and the proportions will still be correct!

You will need worsted weight yarn, 3.5mm crochet hook, 4mm safety eyes, tapestry needle, fiberfill or other stuffing, scissors.

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*Illustrated Crochet Pattern *Photo Tutorial *US Crochet Terms *Endangered Species *Amigurumi *Measured in Inches "5" Toy

Materials you need at home:

*Worsted Weight Yarn *3.5mm Crochet Hook *Fiberfill or Other Stuffing *Tapestry Needle *Scissors *4mm Safety Eyes

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My name is Erica and I am also known as the The Soft Scientist. I endeavor to create exceptionally accurate scientific fiber art patterns. While challenging, my patterns offer unique opportunities to grow your skills and make interesting creatures.

My patterns are designed to be as scientifically accurate as possible. You also may sell the finished product of my patterns as long as my website is credited on any sales tag or online description!

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