Amigurumi Hippo Free Pattern

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Our guest is the cute amigurumi hippo with red jumpsuit … When you start knitting, the instructional videos in the article will help you. When you finish it will look very cute on your table. 2.25 mm crochet is needed for our Amigurumi Hippo. Have fun already …

One of the amigurumi free crochet patterns we will share today is amigurumi hippo designed and photos by Olga Askarova… Thank you to Olik Ask for this cute hippo.

Materials

• Yarn YarnArt Jeans
• 2.25 mm crochet hook
• 8 mm safety eyes
• Yarn needle
• Fiberfill

Abbreviations

R – row
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
BLO – back loop only
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

AMIGURUMI HIPPO CROCHET FREE PATTERN

Muzzle

With grey yarn:
Make 7 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 4 sc, 3 sc in last st, on the other side: 5 sc [14]
R 2: 2 inc, 4 sc, 3 inc, 4 sc, inc [20]
R 3: inc, 1 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 1 sc [26]
R 4: inc, 2 sc, inc, 6 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 6 sc, inc, 2 sc [32]
R 5: 32 sc
R 6: 6 sc, puff stitch, 8 sc, puff stitch, 16 sc [32]
R 7-8: 32 sc (2 rows)
R 9: (6 sc, dec) repeat 4 times (28)
R 10: 28 sc

Ears (make 2)

With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3-6: 12 sc (4 rows)

Head

With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3:(1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
R 8: (6 sc, inc ) repeat 6 times [48]
R 9 – 17: 48 sc (9 rows)
R 18: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 19: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 20: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 21: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 22: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 23: 18 sc

Arms (make 2)

With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (3 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
R 4-6. : 15 sc (3 rows)
With black yarn:
R 7 – 8: 15 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 9: (3 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
R 10: 12 sc
With black yarn:
R 11 – 12: 12 sc

With white yarn:
R 13: (2 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [9]
R 14: 9 sc
With black yarn:
R 15 – 16: 9 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 17 – 18: 9 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 19 – 20: 9 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 21 – 22: 9 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 23 – 24: 9 sc (2 rows)

Tail

With grey yarn:
Make 7 ch.
From the 2nd chain from hook: 6 sl st.

Amigurumi hippo crochet tutorial / Part 1

Legs (make 2)

With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4 – 6: 18 sc (3 rows)
With red yarn:
R 7 – 13: 18 sc (7 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn on the second leg!

Amigurumi hippo crochet tutorial / Part 2

Body

From second leg: 5 ch, join the first leg.
Continue crocheting in the round:
R 1: 18 sc on the first leg, sc in 5 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, sc in 5 ch (opposite side) [46]
R 2: 18 sc on the first leg, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 18 sc on the second leg, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc [52]
R 3 – 8: 52 sc (6 rows)
R 9: (11 sc, dec) repeat 4 times  [48]
R 10: 48 sc
R 11: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 12: 42 sc, joining a tail [42] (view video 13:20)
With black yarn:
R 13: BLO 42 sc
R 14: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]

With white yarn:
R 15 – 16: 36 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 17 – 18: 36 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 19 – 20: 36 sc
With black yarn:
R 21: 36 sc
R 22: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
With white yarn:
R 23: 30 sc
R 24: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
With black yarn:
R 25-26: 24 sc, joining arms
With white yarn:
R 27: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]

Strap (make 2)

View video 26:30)
With red yarn:
Make 30 + 4 ch (4 ch for a button loop).
In the 5th ch from hook: 30 sl st.

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