Crochet Alligator Applique Pattern:
Chain18, SC in second chain from hook and the rest of the way down chain. Make 4 SC in the last chain for a total of 20 stitches. SC along the other side of the chain (17 SC). join with a slip stitch.
Round 2: *Chain 2, SC in second chain from hook, skip a stitch and join to next with a slip stitch (you have made your first triangle bump on the alligators back). Repeat from * 3 more times for a total of 4 bumps. Slip stitch in next two stitches, chain 1, make 3 HDC in next stitch (alligator eye), slip stitch in next 3, make 3 SC in last stitch (alligator nose), slip stitch in next 8, chain 1, make 2 HDC in next stitch and chain 2, join to with a slip stitch in same stitch as your 2 HDC, slip stitch in next 5, chain 1, make 2 HDC in next stitch and chain 2, join to with a slip stitch in same stitch as your 2 HDC, slip stitch in next 3 (you are now at the end of the round).
Chain 3, SC in 2nd chain from hook, HDC in next, join to bottom of the first triangle bump and fasten off leaving long tail.
Stitch on black mouth and yellow eye with tapestry needle.