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Amigurumi Elephant


Crochet Elephant


Elephant families are led by females, they don't need much sleep, they are emotional creatures.....


You will need:

Cotton yarn grey shade 1 color

Cotton yarn grey shade 2 color

Cotton yarn pink color

Cotton yarn yellow color

Cotton yarn red color

Cotton yarn black color

Cotton yarn white color

Crochet hook 3.5mm

Needle for sewing

Fiberfill

Safety eyes


Stitch guide:

CLICK FOR BASIC CROCHET STITCHES

Chain (ch): Yarn over and pull through loop.

Single crochet (sc): Insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Half double crochet (hdc): Yarn over, insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 3 loops.

Slip stitch (slst): Insert hook in stitch yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Single crochet increase (inc): 2 single crochet in the same stitch

Single crochet decrease (dec): insert hook in front loop of the next 2 stitches. Yarn over draw through 2 loops.


Doll size: 7.5 inch (19 cm)


Notes:

- Made from the LovLim 16 balls yarn kit

- This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral without closing off each round. Please mark the first stitch of each round and move the marker up as you work.


Creation instructions:

Start with the legs, and then continue with the body and the head.






The pattern:


Leg (make 2):



With grey color (shade 1)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 5: (dec) repeat 2 times , sc in the next 5 stitches, (dec) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 5 stitches (14)

Rnd 6: 14 sc (14)

Rnd 7: (inc) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 5 stitches, (inc) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 5 stitches (18)

Rnd 8: (dec) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 6 stitches, (inc) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 6 stitches (18)

Rnd 9: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 10: (dec) repeat 2 times, sc in the next 14 stitches (16)


Don't fasten off and cut the yarn after finishing the second leg, continue with the grey color, stuff the legs with fiberfill and continue crocheting the body.



Body:



Continue with the second leg, with the grey color (shade 1)

Rnd 1: ch 6, sc to the other leg, sc in the same stitch, 15 sc across the leg, 6 sc in the ch 6, 16 sc in the first leg, 6 sc in the ch 6 (44)



Rnd 2: 44 sc, change to yellow color in the last stitch (44)

Rnd 3-8: 44 sc, for 6 rounds (44)

Rnd 9: (sc in the next 9 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (40)



Rnd 10: (sc in the next 8 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (36)

Rnd 11: (sc in the next 7 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (32)

Rnd 12: (sc in next 6 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (28)

Rnd 13: (sc in the next 5 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (24)

Rnd 14: (sc in the next 4 stitches, dec) repeat 4 times (20)


Head:




With grey color (shade 2)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (36)

Rnd 7: 36 sc (36)

Rnd 8: (sc in next 5 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (42)

Rnd 9: 42 sc (42)

Rnd 10: (sc in next 6 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (48)

Rnd 11-16: 48 sc, 6 rounds (48)

Assemble the eyes between round 13-14, while leaving 6 stitches between the eyes.

Rnd 17: (sc in next 6 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (42)

Rnd 18: (sc in next 5 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (36)

Rnd 19: (sc in next 4 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 20: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 21: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)


Fiberfill the head, fasten off leaving yarn for sewing


Trunk:



With grey color (shade 2)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 6 sc (6)

Rnd 3: 6 sc blo (6)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (8)

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (10)

Rnd 6-8: 10 sc, 3 rounds (10)

Rnd 9: (sc in next 4 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (12)

Rnd 10-13: 12 sc, 4 rounds (12)

Rnd 14: (sc in next 5 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (14)

Rnd 15-17: 14 sc, 3 rounds (14)

Fiberfill the trunk an insert wire/piper cleaner in the trunk, it will help to shape the trunk (shape like s)

Rnd 18: (sc in next 6 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (16)

Rnd 19: 16 sc (16)

Rnd 20: (sc in next 7 stitches, inc) repeat 2 times (18)

Rnd 21: 18 sc (18)

Shape the trunk and sew it to the head, between the eyes


Sew the head to the body



Ears (make 2):


Inner/Outer ear (make 2 in pink color for the inner ears and 2 in grey shade 2 color for the outer ears):

work in rows

Row 1: ch 7

Row 2: 2 sc in the second stitch from the hook (inc), sc in the next 4 stitches, inc (2 sc in the next stitch), ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (8)

Row 3: 2 sc in the first stitch (inc), sc in the next 6 stitches, inc (2 sc in the next stitch), ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (10)

Row 4: 2 sc in the first stitch (inc), sc in the next 8 stitches, inc (2 sc in the next stitch), ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (12)

Row 5-6: 12 sc, ch 1, turn repeat for 2 rounds (12)

Row 7: dec, sc in the next 8 stitches, dec, ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (10)

Row 8: dec, sc in the next 6 stitches, dec, ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (8)

Row 9: dec, sc in the next 4 stitches, dec, ch 1 (don't count as sc), turn (6)

Fasten off



Gather the inner ear and the outer ear with 27 sc around the ears (it wont matter if you'll have +/- stitches) in the end leave yarn for sewing:



Sew the ears to the head, starting in round 10 from the top of the head till row 17:





Arms (make 2):



Start with grey color shade 1

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: 12 sc blo (12)

Rnd 4-8: 12 sc, 5 rounds (12)

Rnd 9: (sc in next 4 stitches, dec) repeat 2 times (10)

Rnd 10-12: 10 sc, 3 rounds, change to yellow color (10)

Rnd 13-14: 10 sc, 2 rounds, (10)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing, lightly fiberfill the arms.


Assemble the arms to the body

Embroider the face

I use white yarn around the eyes, black yarn for the eyebrow and the eyelashes

And red yarn for the mouth, just under the trunk


With black yarn embroider the nails:



Tail:

With grey color shade 2


Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 4 sc (12)

Rnd 3: sc in the next 3 stitches, inc in the last stitch (5)

Rnd 4-10: 5 sc , for 7 rounds (5)

I added hair strands to the tail


Sew the tail to the body




Done 🐘🐘🐘

























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