Hippo Free Crochet Pattern

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YARN: Bulky (5) DHG Piuma – Paradise, Ireland

MATERIALS: 4.5 mm Hook, Two 10 mm Black Plastic safety Eyes; Poly Stuffing

DIMENSION: 10” x 7” (24 x 16 cm)

ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O)

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

HEAD (paradise yarn)

Rnd 1: 7 ch, 1 sc inc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 4 sc, 2 sc inc into the last ch, keep working on the other side of the foundation chain, 4 sc, 1 sc inc in to the last ch (16)

Rnd 2: 2 sc inc, 4 sc, 4 sc inc, 4 sc, 2 sc inc (24)

Rnd 3: 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc, 6 sc, (1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice, 6 sc, 1 sc inc, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (32)

Rnd 4: 2 sc inc, 12 sc, 4 sc inc, 12 sc, 2 sc inc (40)

Rnd 5 – 9: sc even (40)

Rnd 10: (8 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36)

Rnd 11: sc even (36)

Rnd 12: (7 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (32)

Rnd 13: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (28)

Rnd 14: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24)

Rnd 15: 16 sc, 6 sc inc, 2 sc (30)

Rnd 16: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (36)

Rnd 17: (5 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (42)

Rnd 18 – 23: sc even (42)

Insert the safety eyes between rnds # 15-16, 5 sts apart

Rnd 24: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36)

Rnd 25: sc even (36)

Rnd 26: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30)

Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24)

Rnd 28: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (18)

Rnd 29: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (12)

Rnd 30: sc dec around (6)

Embroider the MOUTH in line with the foundation chain.

Embroider the NOSTRILS between rnds # 6-8, 8 sts apart.

Embroider the EYEBROWS between rnds # 18-20, 7 sts apart.

EARS (paradise yarn; make two)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6)

Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8)

Rnd 3: sc even (8)

Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6)

Rnd 5: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (4); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear to the top of the head between rnds # 23-25, 4 stitches apart. Do not stuff the ears.

BODY (ireland and paradise yarn)

Make two:

Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6)

Rnd 2: sc inc around (12)

Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18)

Rnd 4: working in BLO, sc even (18)

Rnd 5: switch to paradise yarn, and work in both loops now, sc even (18)

Rnd 6 – 7: sc even (18); F/O

Do not cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, ch2 instead.

Merge the two legs together

Rnd 8: join the yarn to the FLO of the 1st stitch of the 1st leg, crochet 18 sc around, continue working on the chs between the two legs, crochet 2 hdc, keep working on the 2nd leg, crochet 18 sc, continue working on the chs between the two parts, 2 hdc (40); start stuffing

Rnd 9: 15 sc, 3 sc inc, 2 sc, 3 sc inc, 15 sc, 2 sc inc (48)

Rnd 10 – 18: sc even (48)

Rnd 19: (6 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (42)

Rnd 20 – 21: sc even (42)

Rnd 22: (5 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (36)

Rnd 23: sc even (36)

Rnd 24: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (30)

Rnd 25 – 26: sc even (30)

Rnd 27: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24)

Rnd 28: sc even (24)

Rnd 29: (4 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (20); finish stuffing the body firmly

F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the body to the head (between rnds #23-24).

ARMS (ireland and paradise yarn; make two)

Rnd 1: starting off with ireland yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6)

Rnd 2: sc inc around (12)

Rnd 3: working in BLO, 12 sc (12)

Rnd 4: switch to paradise yarn and work in both loops now, 12 sc (12)

Rnd 5: sc even (12)

Rnd 6: 4 sc, 2 sc dec, 4 sc (10)

Rnd 7 – 8: sc even (10)

Rnd 9: 3 sc, 2 sc dec, 3 sc (8)

Rnd 10: sc even (8); stuff the arm lightly

Rnd 11: flatten the arm and work through both layers now, 4 sc (4); F/O and leave along strand of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body between rnds # 25-26.

TAIL (beaver yarn)

Rnd 1: 4 sc in a mr (4)

Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (6)

Rnd 3: sc even (6)

Pull the initial strand of yarn on out, trim it and open up the yarn fibers.

Rnd 4: flatten the tail and crochet through both layers 3 sc (3); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tail to the back of the body between rnds # 14-15.

All Finished.

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