Amigurumi Hippo Sonya Free Crochet Pattern

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi hippo, whose photos and design belong to Evgenia Gavrilova. You can learn how to crochet these hippo using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Evgenia Gavrilova (@evgenia_knitted_toys) for this cute hippo.

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Materials:

1) Plush yarn
DOLPHIN BABY (Dolphin baby),
Color 80307
100 g, 120 m, 100% polyester
1 motorcycle (for knitting the toy itself)
2) Gazzal baby cotton yarn
Color 3417, 3442, 3454, 3465
50 g, 165 m, 40% cotton, 60% acrylic
Each color – less hank (for clothes)
3) Hook number 2 (for knitting clothes); No. 3.5 (for knitting toys)
4) Eyes – half beads sewn with a diameter of 8mm, 2 pcs
5) 1 button
6) Skirt decoration (I used in the form of a butterfly)
7) Sewing needle
8) Holofiber

Abbreviations:

sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease
ch – chain
slst – slip stich
dc – double crochet

AMIGURUMI HIPPO SONYA FREE PATTERN

Body

Take the thread Himalayan Dolphin Baby 80307, hook number 3.5
1 row: 8 sc into magic ring (8)
2 row: 8 inc (16)
3-6 row: 16 sc (4 rows)
It turned out one leg. We knit the second in the same way.


2 legs are ready. We need to connect them.
To do this, on one leg we make 3 air loops and inc knit with a single loop of the second leg a single crochet.
Connected the legs. Now we knit the next row.


7 row: we knit a row to the junction of our legs.
We counted the loops – you should get 40 loops. If a it turned out more or less – then in the next row we do number of deductions or incentives required (40)
8-13 row: 40 sc (6 rows)

14 row: (8 sc, 1 dec) * 4 (36)
15 row: (7 sc, 1 dec) * 4 (32)
We stuff the toy.
16 row: (6 sc, 1 dec) * 4 (28)
17 row: (5 sc, 1 dec) * 4 (24)
18 row: (4sc, 1 dec) * 4 (20)
19 row: 8 sc, 1 dec, 8 sc, 1 dec (18)
20 row: 7 sc, 1 dec, 7 sc, 1 dec (16)
We stuff the toy.
21 row: (1 sc, 1 inc) * 8 (24)
22 row: (2 sc, 1 inc) * 8 (32)
23 row: (3 sc, 1 inc) * 8 (40)
24 row: (4 sc, 1 inc) * 8 (48)
25-28 row: 48 sc (4 rows)
29 row: (6 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (42)
30 row: (5 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (36)
At the same stage, I stuff the toy. Toy neck area need stuff tightly so that the head does not subsequently hanging out.
31 row: (4 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (30)
32 row: (3 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (24)
33 row: (2 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (18)
Stuff a little toy.
34 row: (1 sc, 1 dec) * 6 (12)
35 row: 6 dec (6)
Tighten the thread.
The hippo body is ready.

We knit paws

Take the thread Himalayan Dolphin Baby 80307, hook number 3.5
1 row: 6 sc into magic ring (6)
2 row: 6 inc (12)
3-5 row: 12 sc (3 rows)
6 row: 1 dec, 10 sc (11)
7 row: 1 dec, 9 sc (10)
8 row: 1 dec, 8 sc (9)
9 row: 1 dec, 7 sc (8)
10 row: 1 dec, 6 sc (7)
Stuff the foot
11 row: 1 dec, 5 sc (6)
Stuff the foot. We sew the foot, that is, we knit together 2 inc opposite sides.
The foot is ready, we knit the second in the same way

Knit ears and Tail

Take the thread Himalayan Dolphin Baby 80307, hook number 3.5
1 row: 6 sc into magic ring (6)
2 row: 6 inc (12)
3 row: 12 sc (12)
4 row: 1 dec, 10 sc (11)
5 row: 1 dec, 9 sc (10)
6 row; 1 dec, 8 sc (9)
7 row: 9 sc
Fasten the thread, cut. Link 3 details

We knit a muzzle

Take the thread Himalayan Dolphin Baby 80307, hook number 3.5
1 row: we collect 11 air loops, we knit in the second chain single crochet, knit 8 sc, knit inc
knit 3 sc), knit 8 sc, knit one single crochet in that a loop from which the first crochet was knitted (22)
2 row: 2 inc (inc knitting the discount from this moment on inc principle – from one eyelets 2 columns), 8 sc, 3 inc, 8 sc, 1 inc (28)

3 row: (1 sc, 1 inc) * 2, 8 sc, (1 sc, 1 inc) * 3, 8 sc, (1 sc, 1 inc) (34)
4th row: (2 sc, 1 inc) * 2, 8 sc, (2 sc, 1 inc) * 3, 8 sc, (2 sc, 1 inc) (40)
5 row: 40 sc (40)
6 row: (1 dec, 18 sc) * 2 (38)
7 row: (1 dec, 17 sc) * 2 (36)
8 row: (1 dec, 16 sc) * 2 (34)
9 row: (1 dec, 15 sc) * 2 (32)
Muzzle ready

So, we write all the details (ears, paws, tail and muzzle) to the body of a hippo. Hippo is ready!

Scarf

Gazzal baby cotton, color 3417, hook number 2 We need inc
1 row: we collect 135 ch + 3 lifting loops, we knit in the fourth eyelet 1 dc, knit another 134 dc (135)
2 row: unfold the knitting, do 3 ch, knit 134 dc (135)
3 row: expand the knitting, make 3 ch, knit another 134 dc (135)
We fix the thread, cut it off.
The scarf is ready.

Bow

Gazzal baby cotton, color 3417, hook number 2 We need inc
1 row: we collect 10 air loops + 3 lifts, we knit in the fourth
1 dc, knit another 9 dc (10)
2 row: unfold the knitting, do 3 ch, knit another 9 dc (10)
We fix the thread, cut it off.
We take inc, and in the middle we wrap the part several times (I wrapped 5 times), fasten the thread and cut. All the strings are inc.
The bow is ready.
You can not cut the threads after winding, but leave in order to tie a bow on the hippo’s ear.

Skirt

We need incazvyazha Gazzal baby cotton, color 3454, hook No. 2
1 row: we collect 80 air loops + 3 lifting loops, we knit into the fourth chain 1 dc, knit another 79 dc, make 1 slst (80)

2 row: 1 ch, 79 sc, 1 slst (80)
3 row: 3 ch, from the same loop 1 dc (we knit on the back wall eyelets), 79 inc (we knit on the back wall of the eyelet dc), 1 slst (160)
4 row (behind the front wall of the loop): 4 ch, lower the loop inc, 1 dc, 1 ch, lower the inc loop, 1 dc, 1 ch, lower the inc loop, 1 dc, … and so we knit to the end of the row, 1 slst

4 row (behind the back wall of the loop): take inc cotton color 3465, 3 ch, 159 dc, 1 slst (160)
5 row: we take an incase of Gazzal baby cotton color 3442, 1 ch, 159 sc, 1 slst (160)

The skirt is almost ready.
Incish the button, make a buttonhole for 7 ch, we embellish our decoration.
The skirt is ready!

Hippo “Sonya” is ready!

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