Amigurumi Cute Elephants Free Pattern

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi elephant, whose photos and design belong to Diana Patskun. You can learn how to crochet these elephant using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Diana Patskun for this cute elephant.

Below you will find some information about this pattern. Remember, you can ask for help by sharing your problem with amigurumi in our Facebook group. Have fun…

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Materials and supplies:

1. Alize Cotton Gold №21Light grey (1/2 of skein) – Fine yarn of main color (330 m (≈360 yd) / 100g) 50% cotton/50% acrylic
2. Additional colors to your choice – Fine yarn (160 m (≈175 yd) / 50g) 50% cotton/50% acrylic Yarn Art Jeans №36 pink, №15 light blue, №72 lilac, №29 lime green
3. Crochet hook 2 mm
4. Fiber filling
5. Big needle for sewing; scissors
6. 4 black plastic beads for eyes (diameter 3-5 mm)
7. Black sewing thread
8. Pink dry pastel + brush to create a blush
9. Buttons and other decoration.

Abbreviations:

Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Hdc – half double crochet
Dc – double crochet
St – stitch
Inc – increase (2 sc or 2 dc in one stitch)
Dec – decrease (crochet next 2 st together)
[n] Inc/Dec – increase/decrease [n] times in a row
Sl st – slip stitch
R – row/round
() x… – repeat instructions in brackets … times Number in () at the end of the Row indicates number of st in that Row

AMIGURUMI ELEPHANTS CROCHET FREE PATTERN

Head

Work with main color yarn – Grey. I used Fine yarn Alize Cotton Gold #21. Hook size 2 mm. Make 2 details if you crochet a couple of elephants.
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R5: (3 sc, inc) х 6 (30)
R6: (4 sc, inc) х 6 (36)
R7: (5 sc, inc) х 6 (42)
R8-12: 42 sc (5 rounds)
R13: (6 sc, inc) х 6 (48)

R14-16: 48 sc (3 rounds)
R17: (6 sc, dec) х 6 (42)
R18: (5 sc, dec) х 6 (36)
R19: (4 sc, dec) х 6 (30)
Start to stuff detail with fiber. Stuff tight spreading fiber on the sides in order to avoid unevenness.
R20: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
R21: (2 sc, dec) х 6 (18)
R22: (1 sc, dec) х 6 (12)
Stuff to the top. Finish to crochet with slip stich in next stitch, then chain and pull the yarn. Fix the knot and hide yarn tail inside the detail.

Ears

Work with main yarn color – Grey.
Make 2 details for each elephant.

R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R5: (3 sc, inc) х 6 (30)
R6: (4 sc, inc) х 6 (36)
R7: (5 sc, inc) х 6 (42)
Finish to crochet with slip stich in next stitch, then chain and pull the yarn. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.

Trunk:

Work with Grey color yarn. Stuff tight as you go.

Work with Grey color yarn. Stuff tight as you go.
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 sc (6)
R3: (1 sc , inc) х 3 times (9)
R4-5: 9 sc (2 rounds)
R6: (2 sc, inc) х 3 times (12)
R7-8: 12 sc (2 rounds)
R9: (1 sc, inc) х 6 times (18)
R10: 18 sc
R11: (2 sc, inc) х 6 times (24)
Stuff with fiber
Finish to crochet with slip stich in next stitch, then chain and pull the yarn. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.
Video tutorial how to crochet these details (in Russian) is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9i5wMp7Wf8U

Legs + Body For Boy:

Legs and body will be crocheted as single detail.
Start working with main color yarn – Grey. Stuff tight as you go
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (3 sc, inc) х 3 (15)
R4: 15 sc on the back loop of the st
R5-6: 15 sc (2 rounds)
Change yarn color to Lilac
R7-16: 15 sc (10 rounds)
Cut the yarn.
Crochet second detail same way, but don’t cut the yarn this time. We will join first leg and will continue crocheting the body. Chain 3, join with the first leg, place a marker and continue to crochet in rounds:
R17: 36 sc
R18-23: 36 sc (6 rounds)

Change yarn color to Light green
R24: 36 sc on the back loop of the st
R25-26: 36 sc (2 rounds)
R27: (4 sc, dec) х 6 (30)
R28-29: 30 sc (2 rounds)
R30: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
R31-32: 24 sc (2 rounds)
R33: (2 sc, dec) х 6 (18)
R34-35: 18 sc (2 rounds)
Finish to crochet with slip stich in next stitch, then chain and pull the yarn. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.

Legs + Body For Girl:

Legs and body will be crocheted as single detail. Start working with main color yarn – Grey. Stuff tight as you go
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (3 sc, inc) х 3 (15)
R4: 15 sc on the back loop of the st
R5-6: 15 sc (2 rounds)
R7-16: 15 sc (10 rounds)
Cut the yarn.
Crochet second detail same way, but don’t cut the yarn this time. We will join first leg and will continue crocheting the body. Chain 3, join with the first leg, place a marker and continue to crochet in rounds:
R17-18: 36 sc
Change yarn color to Pink
R19-20: 36 sc (2 rounds)
R21-22: 36 sc on the back loop of the st (2 rounds)
R23-26: 36 sc (4 rounds)
R27: (4 sc, dec) х 6 (30)
R28-29: 30 sc (2 rounds)
R30: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
R31-32: 24 sc (2 rounds)
R33: (2 sc, dec) х 6 (18)
R34-35: 18 sc (2 rounds)
Finish to crochet with slip stich in next stitch, then chain and pull the yarn. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.

Arms For Boy:

Start working with main color yarn – Grey
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3-5: 12 sc (3 rounds)

Arms For Girl:

Change yarn color to Light green R6-12: 12 sc (15 rounds)
Stuff about to 7th round. Fold the edges and single crochet them. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.
Start working with main color yarn – Grey.
R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3-5: 12 sc (3 rounds)
Change yarn color to Pink
R6-12: 12 sc (15 rounds)
Stuff about to 7th round. Fold the edges and single crochet them. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail for assembly.
Video tutorial how to crochet these details (in Russian) is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/iC3n90NSUDc

Assembly & Muzzle Design

First we’ll sew head to the body. Place it right in the center. Secure last row (35th) of the body to the 21st row of the head with pins. These rows have 18 stitches each that’s why it will be easier to sew details together at that level.
Sew details by taking loops of the body first, then head, alternately. When we have small hole left, stuff the area between head and body tight enough, so our head don’t hang out. Then sew details to the end. Hide yarn tail inside the head pulling it couple times back and forward.
Sew arms.
Place arms on the sides of the body. Secure them with pins and sew to the body. Hide yarn tail inside the body pulling it couple times back and forward.
Then sew elephant’s trunk previously securing it with the pins. It should be right in the middle of the head.
Fold ears in half before sewing and stitch them with 2-3 stitches. Then pin them on the sides of the head. Make sure they are on the same level and on the same distanse from the center of the head. Sew them to the head. Start to design elephant’s muzzle Take black sewing thread and beads for eyes. Choose the location for the eyes and sew them. I sewed eyes approx. between rounds 14-15. Embroider eyebrows, lashes and stripes on the trunk.

Cone cap start to crochet with pompon:

R1: 6 sc in magic ring
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3-4: 12 sc
R5: 6 dec

Change yarn color
R6: (1 sc, inc)x 3 (9)
R7: 9 sc
R8: (2 sc, inc)x 3 (12)

R9: 12 sc
R10: (3 sc, inc)x 3 (15)
R11: 15 sc
R12: (4 sc, inc)x3 (18)
R13: 18 sc

Finish decoration of the GIRL:

Skirt:
In those rounds crocheted on the back loop crochet 2 skirts around. For upper skirt use pink yarn, for bottom one any other color you like (I used light blue). Both skirts are crocheted similarly:
R1: Ch 3, 2 dc in each stitch, sl st in the end (72)
R2: Ch 3, 72 dc, sl st in the end (72)
R3: Ch 1, 72 sc, sl st in the end (72)
Decorate dress with buttons. I also sewed crochet bow on girl’s head. You can decorate your elephant in any way you like. Now we need to rosy cheeks. Take dry pastel, brush, sheet of paper and knife or scissors. Shred little bit of pastel on the paper. Take brush and dunk it in the pastel. Apply blush on the cheeks.

Finish decoration of the BOY:
In R24 of the body crocheted on the back loop we’ll finish to crochet boy’s pants: Ch 1, sc 36 st using the remaining front loops, sl st in the end to join.
Then we’ll crochet 2 straps. Don’t crochet them separately. Choose the place on the back on the top part of the pants that we crocheted in previous step. Make a chain of 30 in my case. Yours may vary depending on the yarn you use. Join strap with the top of the pants in front. Crochet second strap same way.

Hide yarn tails inside of the body.
Decorate pants with buttons.
Video tutorial how to finish toys (in Russian) is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/VsppNeERpPw

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