Amigurumi Hippo Free Pattern

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MATERIALS
2 skeins of Rainbow Cotton 8/4, color 016
1 skein of Rainbow Cotton 8/4, color 035
A piece of black scrap yarn for the eyes
A piece of beige scrap yarn for the hat
Crochet hook size 2.5 mm
2 small buttons
Fiberfill

ABBREVIATIONS
mr = magic ring
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)
bl = back loop
fl = front loop
inc = increase – 2 stitches in the same st
dec = decrease – 2 stitches together
rnd(s): = rounds
(xx) = Number of stitches after ended round

EXPLANATIONS
Crab stitch = single crochet worked from left toright

MEASUREMENTS
Height: 35 cm

PATTERN INFORMATION
Always stuff the head and body firmly.
Always stuff between head and body as you
sew the head on to avoid a wobbly head.
Work tightly to avoid holes between the
stitches.
All pieces are worked in a spiral.

HEAD
In color 016
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)
Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)
Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) 6 times (36)
Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) 6 times (42)
Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)
Rnd 9: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)
Rnds 10-17: 1 sc in each st (54)
Stuff the head as you work if you prefer.
Rnd 18: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)
Rnd 19: 1 sc in each st (48)
Rnd 20: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)
Rnd 21: 1 sc in each st (42)
Rnd 22: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)
Rnd 23: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)
Rnds 24-29: 1 sc in each st (54)
Rnd 30: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)
Rnd 31: 1 sc in each st (48)
Rnd 32: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)
Rnd 33: 1 sc in each st (42)
Rnd 34: (5 sc, dec) 6 times (36)
Rnd 35: (4 sc, dec) 6 times (30)
Rnd 36: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)
Rnd 37: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)
Rnd 38: (1 sc, dec) 6 times (12)
Rnd 39: (2 sc, dec) 3 times (9)
Stuff the head well with fiberfill.
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for gathering the last 9 stitches. Use a needle to gather the
last 9 front loops and tighten the yarn gently to close the hole nicely.

BODY
In color 016
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times. (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)
Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)
Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) 6 times (36)
Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) 6 times (42)
Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)
Rnd 9: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)
Rnd 10: (8 sc, inc) 6 times (60)
Rnd 11: (9 sc, inc) 6 times (66)
Rnd 12: (10 sc, inc) 6 times (72)
Rnds 13-24: 1 sc in each st (72)
Rnd 25: (10 sc, dec) 6 times (66)
Rnds 26-28: 1 sc in each st (66)
Rnd 29: (9 sc, dec) 6 times (60)
Rnds 30-31: 1 sc in each st (60)
Rnd 32: (8 sc, dec) 6 times (54)
Rnds 33-34: 1 sc in each st (54)
Rnd 35: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)
Rnds 36-37: 1 sc in each st (48)
Rnd 38: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)
Rnd 39: 1 sc in each st (42)
Rnd 40: (5 sc, dec) 6 times (36)
Rnd 41: 1 sc in each st (36)
Rnd 42: (4 sc, dec) 6 times (30)
Rnd 43: 1 sc in each st (30)
Rnd 44: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)
Rnd 45: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)
Stuff the body well with fiberfill.
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

EAR
In color 016, make 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)
Rnds 3-4: 1 sc in each st (12)
Rnd 5: (1 sc, dec) 4 times , 1 sl st (8)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

ARM
In color 016, make 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times. (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)
Stuff the tip lightly with fiberfill
Rnds 4-33: 1 sc in each st (18)
Rnd 34: (4 sc, dec) 3 times (15)
Rnds 35-36: 1 sc in each st (15)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

LEG
In color 016, make 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times. (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)
Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)
Rnds 6-9: 1 sc in each st (30)
Rnd 10: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)
Rnd 11: 1 sc in each st (24)
Rnd 12: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)
Rnd 13: 1 sc in each st (18)
Rnd 14: (4 sc, dec) 3 times (15)
Stuff the foot well and only very lightly in the actual leg
Rnds 15-46: 1 sc in each st (15)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

Tail
In color 016
Rnd 1: 5 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc, 4 sc (6)
Rnd 3: inc, 5 sc (7)
Rnd 4: inc, 6 sc (8)
Rnd 5: inc, 7 sc (9)
Rnd 6: inc, 8 sc (10)
Rnd 7: inc, 9 sc (11)
Rnd 8: inc, 10 sc (12)
Rnd 9: (3 sc, inc) 3 times (15)
Rnds 10-11: 1 sc in each st (15)
Rnd 12: (3 sc, dec) 3 times (12)
Rnd 13: (2 sc, dec) 3 times (9)
Stuff the tip of the tail with fiberfill
Rnds 14-25: 1 sc in each st (9)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

HAT
In beige
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr
Rnd 2: inc 6 times. (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)
Rnd 4: 1 sc in each st in the bl (18)
Rnds 5-9: 1 sc in each st (18)
Rnd 10: in the fl only (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)
Rnd 11: 1 sc in each st , 1 sl st (24)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

PANTS LEGS
In color 035
Rnd 1: Ch 24 and join into a ring with a sl st.
Rnd 2: 1 sc in each st (24)
Rnd 3: on this rnd, work 1 sc around each sc on the previous rnd. This creates a nice edge at the
bottom of the pants leg.
Rnds 4-18: 1 sc in each st (24)
Fasten off and cut off the yarn.
Make another one identical to this, but don’t cut off the yarn. Now, continue with the pantsuit.

PANTSUIT
Continue on the 2nd pants leg
Rnd 1: Ch 12, attach to the first pants leg
Rnd 2: 1 sc in each st on the first pants leg, 1 sc in each of the chains between the pants legs, 1 sc
in each st around the second pants leg, 1 sc in each of the chains on the other side (72)
Rnds 3-27: 1 sc in each st (72)
Rnd 28: 1 crab stitch in each st (72)
Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.
Now, pull the legs through the pants and fold the pants legs in slightly to make them “puff out” a
bit.
Sew the legs onto the body as shown in the picture, approx. on the 7th round from the bottom of
the body and with 9 sc in between.

STRAP
Attach the yarn on the back side of the pants where you finished the last round and ch 48, attach
these on the front side with a sl st.
Repeat for the second strap.

ASSEMBLING
· Sew the head onto the body
· Sew the arms on on rnd 7
· Sew the ears on on rnd 9 counted from the back of the head and with 9 sc in between
· Sew the hat on right in front of one of the ears
· Embroider the eyes on rnds 20-23 (counted from the snout) with 3 sc between the upper part of
the eyes
· Embroider nostrils on rnds 7-9 with 8 sc in between
· Sew the tail on in the middle of the back side
· On the front side, sew a button on at each strap at the edge of the pants

Enjoy!

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