Elephant

Cute animals series - Lola, the Elephant
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Abbreviations:
sc: single crochet    
ch: chain
St: Stitch
inc : increase
dec: decrease
dc: double crochet
dc-inc: double crochet increase ( 2 dc in one stitch)
Sl st : slip stitch
F/O: Fasten off
CC: change color

Materials:
3 mm crochet hook
yarn dark grey, blue, pink, white and dark pink colors
Needle for sewing
Stuff
Scissors
10 mm safety eyes

Note: Work in continuous round

Head:
Use dark grey
R1: ch 2, starting from second chain from hook 6 sc
R2: inc, rep 6x (12)
R3: sc, inc, rep 6x (18)
R4: sc, inc, [2 sc, inc = rep 5x], sc (24)
R5: 3 sc, inc, rep 6x (30)
R6: 2 sc, inc, [4 sc, inc = rep 5x], 2 sc (36)
R7: 5 sc, inc, rep 6x (42)
R8: 3 sc, inc, [6 sc, inc = rep 5x], 3 sc (48)
R9: 7 sc, inc, rep 6x (54)
R10: 4 sc, inc, [8 sc, inc = rep 5x], 4 sc (60)
R11: 9 sc, inc, rep 6x (66)
R12-18: sc around
Attach safety eyes between R14 and 15 and give 13 stitches between them
R19: 9 sc, dec, rep 6x (60)
R20: 4 sc, dec, [8 sc, dec = rep 5x], 4 sc (54)
R21: 7 sc, dec, rep 6x (48)
R22: 3 sc, dec, [6sc, dec = rep 5x], 3 sc (42)
R23: 5 sc, dec, rep 6x (36)
R24: 2 sc, dec, [ 4 sc, dec = rep 5x], 2 sc (30)
R25: 3 sc, dec, rep 6x (24)
Stuff
R26: 2 sc, dec, rep 6x (18)
R27: sc, dec, rep 6x (12)
add more stuff if needed
R28: dec, rep 6x (6)
F/O

Legs and Body:
Use white
1st leg:
R1: ch 2, starting from second chain from hook 6 sc
R2: inc, rep 6x (12)
R3: sc, inc, rep 6x (18)
R4: CC to dark grey, BLO, sc around
5-8:  sc around
F/O
2nd Leg:
Repeat all 1st Leg step + ch 6 (this chain will be counted as stitches, front and back side)
Don’t cut the yarn because we will continue to crochet both legs together in next round)
Body:
R9: sc in all stitches of 1st leg (18), sc in each chain stitches (6), sc in all stitches of 2nd leg (18), sc in each chain stitches (6) (48 in total)
R10-13: sc around
Stuff the legs
R14: 6 sc, dec, rep 6x (42)
R15-16: sc around
R17: CC to blue, 19 sc, dec, rep 2x (40)
R18: CC to pink, BLO, sc around (40)
R19: sc around
R20: 9 sc, dec, 18  sc, dec, 9 sc (38)
R21-22: sc around
R23: 17 sc, dec, rep 2x (36)
R24-25: sc around
R26: 4 sc, dec, rep 6x (30)
R27: sc, dec, [3 sc, dec = rep 5x], 2 sc (24)
R28: sc around
Stuff
F/O leaving a long tail for sewing

Skirt:
Continue working on front loop of R17, use blue
R1: (ch 2, not count as a stitch), dc, dc-inc, rep around, (60), sl st to first st
R2:(ch 2, not count as a stitch), 2 dc, dc-inc, rep around (80), sl st to first st
R3: (ch 2, not count as a stitch), dc around (80), sl st to first st
F/O

Arms (make 2):
Use dark grey
R1: ch 2, starting from second chain from hook 6 sc
R2: inc, rep 6x (12)
R3: BLO, 3 sc, inc, rep 3x (15)
R4-5: sc around
R6: 3 dec, 9 sc (12)
R7: sc around
R8: 2 dec, 8 sc (10)
stuff
R9-12: sc around
R13-17: CC to pink, sc around (10)
stuff (stuff until R14)
close the hole by joining front and back side of stitches with sl st or sewing them together.
F /O leaving a long tail for sewing
By using white yarn, sew the nails. Make 3 nails and give one stitch space between them.

Ears (make 2):
Use dark grey
R1: ch 11, starting from second chain from hook, sc in each sts (10), ch , turn
R2: inc, sc in each of next 8 sts, inc (12), ch1, turn
R3: inc, sc in each of next 10 sts, inc (14), ch1, turn
R4: inc, sc in each of next 12 sts, inc (16), ch1, turn
R5: sc in each sts (16), ch 1, turn
R6: inc, sc in each of next 14 sts, inc (18), ch1, turn
R7: sc in each sts (18), ch 1, turn
R8: inc, sc in each of next 16 sts, inc (20), ch , turn
R9: sc in each sts (20), ch 1, turn
R10:  inc, sc in each of next 18 sts, inc (22), ch1, turn
R11: sc in each sts (22), ch1, turn
R12: inc, sc in each of next 20 sts, inc (24), ch1, turn
R13: sc in each sts (24), ch1, turn
R14: sc, skp 2, 5 dc in one stitch, skp 2, sc in each of next 4 sts, skp 2, 5 dc in one stitch, skp 2, sc in each of next 3 sts, skp 2, 5 dc in one stitch, skp 2, sc
F/O leaving a long tail for sewing


Trunk:
Use dark grey
R1: ch 2, starting from second chain from hook 6 sc (6)
R2: sc around    (6)
R3:  2 sc, inc, inc, 2 sc    (8)
R4: sc around  (8)
R5: 3 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc  (10)
R6: dec, 2 sc, inc, inc, 2 sc, dec    (10)
R7: sc, dec, sc, inc, inc, 2 sc, dec    (10)   
R8:  4 sc, inc, inc, 4 sc  (12)
R9: sc, dec, 2 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc, dec  (12)
R10: sc, dec, 2 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc, dec  (12)
R11: 5 sc, inc, inc, 5 sc (14)
R12: 2 sc, dec, 3 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc, dec (14)
R13: 2 sc, dec, 3 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc, dec (14)
R14: 7 sc, inc, inc, 5 sc (16)
R15: 8 sc, inc, inc, 6 sc (18)
R16: 9 sc, inc, inc, 7 sc (20)
R17: 4 sc, inc, rep 4x (24)
R18: sc around
stuff
F/O leaving a long tail for sewing

Mouth:
Use dark grey
ch 6, starting from second chain from hook, sl st, 2 hdc in next one st, dc, 2 hdc in next one st, sl st
F/O leaving a long tail for sewing

Finishing:
Sew the body to head.
Sew the arms to body.
Sew trunk on head, between eyes.
Sew the ears.
Sew mouth under trunk.
By using black yarn, sew the eyebrow. Add accessories.
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1 comment:

  1. Lovely elephant. So cute. Thanks for sharing ths wonderful pattern.

    Have a great day, Margaret

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