This lovely Cuddle Me Hippo amigurumi will bring a smile to any face! She’s a super friendly playmate. Her hobbies include cuddling, dancing and going on exciting adventures. This little cutie can definitely make its owner happy!
Create your own crochet hippo with our step-by-step Cuddle Me Hippo Amigurumi Pattern!
- Semi-cotton yarn Yarnart Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic; 160 m / 50 g) in blue and pink
- 2.0 mm crochet hook
- Fiberfill for stuffing
- 6 mm safety eyes
- Scissors and sewing needle
In case you use the specified yarn and hook, your Cuddle Me Hippo amigurumi will be about 16 cm (6.3″) tall. Note that your toy can be larger if you use thicker yarn and bigger hook.
Skill level: intermediate
You can find other crochet patterns of the Cuddle Me Toy collection following the links:
Cuddle Me Fox Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Raccoon Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Elephant Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Lion Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Panda Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Bunny Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Bear Amigurumi Pattern
Cuddle Me Hippo
Free amigurumi pattern
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
(..) = repeat the space in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches
Work in continuous rounds (vs. joined rounds) using a stitch marker.
Crochet with blue yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring 
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 7-11: sc in all 36 st 
Rnd 12: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 13-14: sc in all 42 st 
Rnd 15: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Insert safety eyes between Rnd 11 and Rnd 12, at the distance of 5 stitches between the eyes.
Rnd 16: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 17: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 18: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 19: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Fasten off and weave in the end. Stuff with fiberfill.