Free crochet elephant pattern

Amigurumi - free crochet elephant pattern

Along with teddy bears blue and pink crochet elephants occupy a leading position in the ratings of beloved children’s toys. Use this free crochet elephant pattern to create a sweet toy for your baby.

The size of crochet elephant amigurumi is approximately 12 cm.
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Materials:
– Semi-cotton or acrylic yarn
– Suitable crochet hook
– Safety eyes or beads
– Polyfill
– Black embroidering floss
– Tapestry needle
– Wooden beads and ribbon for decoration

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increase
dec = decrease

Notes:
– It is recommended to start all ronds with a magic ring or with what you are used to.
– Crochet in a spiral, don’t join rounds, don’t turn if it’s not indicated.
– Use a stitch marker at the beginning of the round (small safety pin, for example)

Head:
With light-blue yarn:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (2 sc in every st.) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st.) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 2 st, 2 sc in the next st.) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 5: (sc in the next 3 st, 2 sc in the next st.) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 6: (sc in the next 4 st, 2 sc in the next st.) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 7: (sc in the next 5 st, 2 sc in the next st.) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 8: (sc in the next 6 st, 2 sc in the next st) repeat 6 times [48]
Rnd 9-19: sc in all 48 st [48]
Rnd 20: (sc in the next 6 st, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 21: (sc in the next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
Fix the eyes between Rnd 12-14 according to your taste and embroider a mouth, eyelashes and eyelids (see the photo).
Rnd 22: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 23: (sc in the next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
Stuff.
Rnd 24: (sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 25: (sc in the next st, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 26: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off with sl st.

Ears (make 2):
Rnd 1: 7 ch, 1 sc in the second stitch from the hook, 4 sc in the next st, 4 sc in the last st.
Turn and continue working on the other side of the chain: sc in the next 4 st, 3 sc in the next st [16]
Rnd 2: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 4 times [20]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next 6 st, inc, sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 2 times [24]
Rnd 4: sc in the next 7 st, inc, sc in the next 2 st, inc, sc in the next 8 st, inc, sc in the next 2 st, inc, sc in the next st [28]
Rnd 5-6: sc in all 28 st [28]
Rnd 7: (sc in the next 8 st, dec, sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat 2 times [24]
Rnd 8: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat 4 times [20]
Fasten off with sl st, leave the tail for sewing.
Give the ears a needed shape and sew to the head.

Trunk:
Rnd 1: 4 sc in a magic ring [4]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 4 times [8]
Rnd 3-8: sc in all 8 st [8]
Rnd 9: sc in the next 7 st, inc [9]
Rnd 10: inc, sc in the next 8 st [10]
Rnd 11: sc in the next 9 st, inc [11]
Rnd 12: inc, sc in the next 10 st [12]
Fasten off with sl st, leave a tail for sewing, stuff a little. Sew to the head.

Body:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: (sc in the next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 5: (sc in the next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 6-8: sc in all 30 st [30]
Rnd 9: (sc in the next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 10-11: sc in all 24 st [24]
Rnd 12: (sc in the next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 13-15: sc in all 18 st [18]
Fasten off with sl st, leave a tail for sewing, stuff.
Sew to the head.

Fore legs (make 2):
Rnd 1: 5 sc in a magic ring [5]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 5 times [10]
Rnd 3: in back loops only: sc in the next 10 st [10]
Rnd 4-8: sc in all 10 st [10]
Rnd 9: dec, sc in the next 8 st [9]
Rnd 10-11: sc in all 9 st [9]
Fasten off with sl st, leave a tail for sewing, stuff.
Sew to the body.

Hind legs (make 2):
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: in back loops only: sc in the next 12 st [12]
Rnd 4: (sc in the next 4 st, dec) repeat 2 times [10]
Rnd 5-10: sc in all 10 st [10]
Fasten off with sl st, leave a tail for sewing, stuff.
Sew to the body.

Tail:
9 ch. Fasten off with sl st, leave the tail for sewing.
Make some fringes at the end of the tail. Sew to the body.

Flower:

Free crochet elephant pattern - flower

Sew ribbons, wooden beads and crochet flowers to the head as decorations (see photo). Your little crochet elephant is done!

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8 Comments

  1. Me encanta el patrón del elefante. Intentaré hacerlo,
    aunque en las explicaciones de la patas, no entiendo como se hace eso que pone en la parte trasera rulos y bucles. Si me lo pueden aclarar , quedaría muy agradecida

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