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Ellie The Elephant

Ellie The Elephant amigurumi pattern is the perfect crochet pattern for elephant lovers.

Skill Level: Beginner

The pattern is written in U.S. crochet terms, complete with clear instructions and pictures to help you along the way. For this pattern, you will crochet in continuous spirals without joining the rounds – unless otherwise stated. Ellie The Elephant crocheted in worsted weight yarn is approximately 5 inches tall. Be aware that size may vary depending on the yarn and hook size used. Gauge is not particularly important, just be consistent with the tension you are using.

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Birthday

April 3, 2014

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Ellie The Elephant Pattern Essentials

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Techniques

  • Magic Circle
  • Single Crochet
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing (I like to use an invisible decrease: www.planetjune.com/invdec)
  • Slip Knot and Chains
  • Changing Colors
  • Fastening Off
  • Attaching Parts

Abbreviations

  • sc – single crochet
  • st/sts – stitch(es)
  • inc – increase (add 2 stitches into a stitch)
  • dec – decrease (join 2 stitches into 1)
  • R1- round 1
  • (  ) – repeat this group of stitches

Ellie The Elephant Pattern Example

6 sc into a Magic Circle  {6 sts}

R1 starts with 6 single crochet in a magic circle
Alternate way to begin: chain 2, sc 6 times in 2nd chain from hook

(inc) 6 times {12 sts}

(2 single crochets in each stitch)  – repeat the sequence a total of 6 times for a total of 12 sts

(inc, sc in next st) 6 times {18 sts}

(2 single crochets in one stitch, then single crochet in the next stitch) – repeat that sequence a total of 6 times for a total of 18 sts

(dec, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times {18 sts}

(join 2 single crochets into 1, and then single crochet in next 2 stitches) – repeat that sequence a total of 6 times for a total of 18 sts

sc in next 15 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 11 sts,  inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 16 sts {54 sts}

single crochet in the first 15 stitches, 2 single crochets in each of the next 3 stitches, single crochet in each of the next 11 stitches,  2 single crochets in each of the next 3 stitches, end with a single crochet in the last 16 stitches for a total of 54 stitches

Ellie The Elephant Full Pattern

  • Using color Grey
  • R1: 6 sc into a magic circle {6 sts}
  • R2: (inc) 6 times {12 sts}
  • R3: (inc, sc in next st) 6 times {18 sts}
  • R4: sc in next 18 sts {18 sts}
  • R5: (inc, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times {24 sts}
  • R6: sc in next 24 sts {24 sts}
  • R7: (inc, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times {30 sts}
  • R8: sc in next 30 sts {30 sts}
  • R9: (inc, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times {36 sts}
  • R10: sc in next 36 sts {36 sts}
  • Optional: Place a stitch marker when you start R11 to mark that round. R11 is where you will place the eyes.
  • R11: (inc, sc in next 5 sts) 6 times {42 sts}
  • R12: sc in next 42 sts {42 sts}
  • R13: (inc, sc in next 6 sts) 6 times {48 sts}
  • R14: sc in next 48 sts {48 sts}
  • R15: sc in next 15 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 11 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 16 sts {54 sts}
  • R16: sc in next 17 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 14 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 17 sts {60 sts}
  • R17: sc in next 20 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 14 sts, inc in next 3 sts, sc in next 20 sts {66 sts}
  • R18: sc in next 66 sts {66 sts}
  • R19: (dec, sc in next 9 sts) 6 times {60 sts}
  • R20: (dec, sc in next 8 sts) 6 times {54 sts)
  • Place 6mm safety eyes between R11 and R12 (in between the cheeks). Leave 4 stitches between the eyes. (I like to place a pin in the middle of the head and count the stitches from there)
  • R21: (dec, sc in next 7 sts) 6 times {48 sts}
  • R22: (dec, sc in next 6 sts) 6 times {42 sts}
  • R23: (dec, sc in next 5 sts) 6 times {36 sts}
  • R24: (dec, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times {30 sts}
  • Begin to stuff the head and continue as you crochet. Stuff the cheeks well.
  • R25: (dec, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times {24sts}
  • R26: (dec, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times {18 sts}
  • R27: (dec, sc in next 4 sts) 3 times {15 sts}
  • R28: (inc, sc in next 4 sts) 3 times {18 sts}
  • R29: (inc, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times {24 sts}
  • R30: (inc, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times {30 sts}
  • R31: (inc, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times {36 sts}
  • R32-35: sc in next 36 sts {36 sts}
  • R36: (dec, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times {30 sts}
  • R37: (dec, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times {24 sts}
  • R38: sc in next 24 sts {24 sts}
  • Begin to stuff the body and continue as you crochet.
  • R39: (dec, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times {18 sts}
  • R40: sc in next 18 sts {18 sts}
  • R41: (dec, sc in next st) 6 times {12 sts}
  • R42: (dec) 6 times {6 sts}
  • Fasten off and leave a long piece of yarn to sew the body shut. Weave the rest of the yarn into the body. Set aside until assembly.
  • Watch This Video For A Clean Finish On Your Amigurumi Piece:
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