Giraffe baby rattle crochet pattern

giraffe rattle crochet pattern

Create a wonderful gift for your baby, crochet this small cute giraffe rattle!

Link to the Teddy Bear Rattle Crochet Pattern >>> https://amigurumi.today/amigurumi-teddy-bear-and-teddy-rattle-free-crochet-patterns/

Materials:
Yarn (cotton, cotton / acryl) – Yarn Art Jeans – yellow, Vita Lira – orange and white, Vita Lily – blue)
55mm wooden circle
Stuffing
1.5 mm crochet hook
2 mm crochet hook
Box with beads as a rattle (optional)

Note:
Instead of wooden circle you can crochet a pipe, fill it with fiberfill and sew edges together. Thus the toy will be lighter.

Abbreviations:
Rnd – round
ch – chain stitch
slst – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease

Base
Ch 12 around the wooden circle, slst, continue to work in continuous rounds of sc to the end of the wooden circle. Slst and fasten off leaving a tail for sewing. Sew edges around the wooden circle together, fasten off and weave in the yarn ends.

Sleeve
Take a 2mm crochet hook. Ch15, crochet 18 rounds of sc. Finish every round with slst and Ch1. Crochet around the sleeve edges with a contrast color yarn, weave in the yarn ends. Move the sleeve so that the seam of the wooden circle was under the sleeve.

Giraffe hands (make 2, work in continuous rounds using 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic ring [4]
Rnd 2: inc in all 4 st [8]
Rnd 3: work in back loops only [8], change the yarn color
Rnd 4-12: sc in each st [8]
Rnd 13: (2sc, dec) repeat 2 times [6]
Rnd 14: sc in each st [6], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.
Sew hands counting 7 rounds from the sleeve edge.

Head (work in continuous rounds using 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: inc in each st [12]
Rnd 3: (sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 7: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 8: (sc in next 6 st, inc) repeat 6 times [48]
Rnd 9-16: sc in each st [48]
Rnd 17: (sc in next 6 st, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 18: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 19: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 20: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 21: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Rnd 22: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times [12], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing, weave in the yarn ends.
Stuff the head and sew it on the sleeve between the hands.

Snout (make 1, work in continuous rounds using 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd 1: Ch8, sc in next 6 st, 3-inc s in last st, turn, sc in next 5 st, inc [16]
Rnd 2: inc, sc in next 5 st, inc in next 3 st, sc in next 5 st, inc in next 2 st [22]
Rnd 3: sc, inc, sc in next 6 st, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, sc in next 6 st, inc, sc, inc [28]
Rnd 4: sc in next 2 st, inc, sc in next 7 st, inc, sc in next 2 st, inc, sc in next 7 st, inc, sc in next 2 st, inc [34], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing, weave in the yarn ends.

Nostril (make 2, use 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd1: 6 sc in magic ring [6], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing, weave in the yarn ends.
Sew nostrils to the snout, sew snout to the head, and embroider the eyes 1 round away from the snout edge.

Horn (make 2, work in continuous rounds using 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic ring [4]
Rnd 2-4: sc in each st [4], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing, weave in the yarn ends.

Ear (make 2, work in continuous rounds using 2mm crochet hook)
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: sc in each st [6]
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
Rnd 4-6: sc in each st [9]
Rnd 7: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 3 times [6]
Rnd 8: sc in each st [6], slst, fasten off leaving a tail for sewing, weave in the yarn ends.
Sew ears on the head (at the Rnd 8-10). Sew horns on the head 1 round away from the ears.

Scarf
Ch 41, turn, sc in each st to the end of this round, fasten off and weave in the yarn ends.

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