Amigurumi Crochet Crochet Patterns Freebies

Free Crochet Pattern: Hippo with Baby

image1(8)I am currently working on a series of amigurumi for a baby mobile with wild animals and their babies. This means quite a lot of work for me and some new free crochet patterns for you. Today I want to share a Hippo Pattern with you. Actually it is a two-in-one. Using cotton dk yarn you’ll get Mummy Hippo and with crochet yarn and a small hook, you’ll make Baby Hippo. I hope, you enjoy crocheting!

You need:

Cotton dk yarn in purple

Crochet yarn in light purple

Hooks 2.0 and 0.75

Safety Eyes Sizes 3.0 mm and 4.5 mm

Soft stuffing

Abbreviations:

sc = single crochet

sl = sling stitch

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

Lets go:

Head

1.R: 6 ch
2. R: inc, 3 sc, 5sc into last stitch, 3 sc, 3 sc into last stitch (16 sc)
3. R: 2 inc, 4 sc, 4 inc, 4 sc, 2 inc (24 sc)
4. – 6. R: 24 sc
7. R: [2 sc, inc] 6x (18 sc)
8. R: [sc, inc] 3 x, 9 sc (15 sc)
9. R: 15 sc
10. R: 7 inc, 8 sc (22 sc)
11. R: [sc, inc] 7x (33 sc)
12. – 14. R: 33 sc
15. R: [8 sc, inc] 3x (30 sc)

stuff
16. R: [4 sc, inc] 6x (25 sc)
17. R: [3 sc, inc] 6x (20 sc)
18. R: [2 sc, inc] 6x (15 sc)

stuff
19. R: [sc, inc] 6x (10 sc)
20. R: 6 inc (5 sc)
Body
1. R: Crochet 20 FM directly to the head. Start between rows 9 & 10 and crochet 5 sc to the left, 5 sc to the back, 5 sc to the right and 5 sc to the front. You should have a square now:

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2. R: 20 sc
3. R: [4 sc, inc] 4x (24 sc)
4. R: [inc, sc] 3x, 6 sc, 6 inc, 6 sc (33 sc)
5. R: 17 sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, 9 sc (37 sc)
6. R: 37 sc
7. R: 17 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 9 sc (41 sc)
8. R: 41 sc
9. R: dec, 6 sc, dec, 7 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 11 sc (43 sc)
10. R: dec, 4 sc, dec, 8 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 12 sc (45 sc)
11. R: 4 dec, 37 sc (41 sc)
12. R: 2 dec, 37 sc, 2 dec (37 sc)

stuff
13. R: dec, 29 sc, 3 dec (33 sc)
14. R: dec, 8 sc, dec, 4sc, dec, 4sc, dec, 3 sc, 3 dec (25 sc)
15. R: [3 sc, dec] 5x (20 sc)
16. R: [2 sc, dec] 5x (15 sc)

stuff
17. R: [sc, dec] 5x (10 sc)

Cut yarn and sew up body
Legs (4x)
1. R: Crochet 16 sc directly to the body as you did with the neck
2. – 4. R: 16 sc
5. R: crochet around except inc 2 in the front (18 sc)
6. R: [sc, dec] 6x (12 sc)

stuff
7. R: dec 3

Cut yarn and sew up the leg
Ears
Right

1. R: Start between rows 15 & 16 and crochet sl, ch, (leave out one stitch) sl  directly to the head

2. R: bubble stitch with 3 dc into the ch, cut yarn, pull it through and sew it up

For the left ear start with the back of the hippo turned towards yourself and redo r. 1 & 2
Nose

Start between R. 3 & 4. The backside of the head is turned towards you:

1. R: sl, sc, sl
2. R: 3 sc into the sc of R. 1, sl

Cut yarn and sew up the end

Have fun crocheting!

You may sell any product made with the help of this pattern, but please don’t copy and share it. You may of course link it to your blog or social media. When selling products you made from it or linking it, please name this blog as source. Apart from that, I will be more than happy to see your results on my facebook-page,or if you tag me (@Flausch_Einhorn) on Twitter or Instagram.

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