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Are you ready to crochet the second character of my Safari Finger Pattern Collection?!?!
This cute elephant is super quick and easy to make!
Find the downloadable PDF pattern listed on my Etsy page - you will find in it step-by-step pictures, along with charts and schematics to guide you through the making process!
If you cannot wait to create the whole gang, here's the link to purchase the patterns for the Safari Collection - Etsy ___________________________________________________________________________________________
Here's the FREE pattern!
YARN: Light (3) - Gray, Black and White MATERIALS: 2.5 mm Crochet HookYarn Needle DIMENSION: 2.5” x 2” (7 x 5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), front loop only (FLO), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
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Body (gray yarn)
Rnd 1: 8 sc in a mr (8)
Rnd 2: sc inc around (16)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24)
Rnds 4 - 7: sc even (24)
Rnd 8: 10 sc, 4 chs, skip 4 sts, 10 sc (20 sc, 4 ch)
Rnd 9: 10 sc, 1 sc in each chain, 10 sc (24)
Rnds 10 - 19: sc even (24)
Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends
Trunk (gray yarn)
Rnd 1: insert the hook in the FLO of any one stitch of the hole left on the body part. Work 1 sc into each of the 8 total sts (8)
Rnd 2: sc even (8)
Rnd 3: 6 sc, 1 sc dec (7)
Rnd 4: sc even (7)
Rnd 5: 1 sc dec, 5 sc (6)
Rnd 6: sc even (6)
Rnd 7: 2 sc, 1 sc dec, 2 sc (5)
Rnd 8: sc even (5)
Rnd 9: sl st even (5); do not F/O, leave a long strand of yarn to sew the tip of the trunk to the body.
Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical lines) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds # 4-7, 6 sts apart.
Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn between rnds # 3-4, 4 sts apart.
Right Ear (gray yarn)
Row 1: 2 dc, 2 sc, 2 hdc in a mr (6); ch 1 and turn; pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches.
Row 2: 2 hdc inc, 2 sc inc, 2 dc inc (12); ch 2 and turn
Row 3: 4 dc, 2 sc, 2 sl st, 4 hdc (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear between rnds # 2-11.
Left Ear (gray yarn)
Row 1: 2 hdc, 2 sc, 2 dc in a mr (6); ch2; pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches.
Row 2: 2 dc inc, 2 sc inc, 2 hdc inc (12); ch1 and turn
Row 3: 4 hdc, 2 sl st, 2 sc, 4 dc (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ear between rnds # 2-11.
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