Baby Hippo Amigurumi Free 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 Alena Matveenko. You can learn how to crochet these hippo using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Alena Matveenko for this cute hippo.

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Abbrevations

ch – chain
sc – single crochet
sl-st – slip stitch
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease

AMIGURUMI BABY HIPPO FREE PATTERN

Head:

1st row: 6 sc INTO MAGIC RING
2nd row (6inc) (12)
3rd row (inc, 1sc) (18)
4th row (inc, 2sc) (24)
5th row (inc, 3sc) (30)
6th row (inc, 4sc) (36)
7th row (inc, 5sc) (42)
8th row (inc, 6sc) (48)
9th row (inc, 7sc) (54)

10th row (inc, 8sc) (60)
11th row (inc, 9sc) (66)
12-19 row (66sc)
20 row (dec, 9sc) (60)
21 row (dec, 8sc) (54)
22 row (dec, 7sc) (48)
23rd row (dec, 6sc) (42)
24th row (dec, 5sc) (36)
25th row (dec, 4sc) (30)
26 row (dec, 3sc) (24)
Fasten the thread and leave it for sewing.

Muzzle:

Row 1: Cast on 20ch in the second loop from the hook do inc, 17sc, 4inc in one loop, 17sc, inc (42)
2nd row İnc, 18sc, (inc) x3 one increment per loop, 18sc, (inc) x2, (48)
3-4 row (48 sc)
5 row 10sc, dec, 36sc (47)
6 row 9sc, dec, 22sc, dec, 12sc (45)
7 row 8sc, dec, 21sc, dec, 12sc (43)
8-11 row (43sc)
12 row dec, 17sc, dec, 22sc (41) Secure the thread. Leave for sewing

Body:

1st row 6 sc INTO MAGIC RING
2nd row (6inc) (12)
3rd row (inc, 1sc) (18)
4th row (inc, 2sc) (24)
5th row (inc, 3sc) (30)
6th row (inc, 4sc) (36)
7th row (inc, 5sc) (42)
8th row (inc, 6sc) (48)

9th row (inc, 7sc) (54)
10th row (inc, 8sc) (60)
11th row (İnc, 9sc) (66)
12th row (inc, 10sc) (72)
13-19 row (72sc)
20 row (dec, 10sc) (66)
21 row (66sc)
22 row (dec, 9sc) (60)

23rd row (60sc)
24 (dec, 8sc) (54)
25th row (54sc)
26th row (dec, 7sc) (48)
27th row (dec, 6sc) (42)
28 row (dec, 5sc) (36)
29th row (dec, 4sc) (30)
30th row (dec, 3sc) (24)
31st row (24sc)
Fasten the thread. Hide.

Ears (2 parts)

1st row 6 sc INTO MAGIC RING
2nd row (inc 6) (12)
3rd row (inc, 1sc) (18)
4-10 row (18sc)
Knit eyelet on both 8sc loops, fold over the sides and knit together again
3sc.Fasten thread, leave for sewing. We knit the second ear in the same way.

Nostrils (2 parts)

(blue yarn)
1 row 5 sc INTO MAGIC RING tighten, secure. Leave the thread for sewing. We knit the second part also.
Patch (small for the head) (1 piece with gray yarn)
We crochet 1.75, I used a thinner yarn of a suitable color.
We cast on 8ch in 2 loop from the hook, we knit 7sc to the end, and so we knit with rotary rows, not forgetting about ch 7 sc (6 rows). We fasten the sl-st thread. We leave the thread for sewing.
Patch (large for a belly) (1 piece with gray yarn)
We also take a hook 1.75 and thinner yarn.
Cast on 10ch in 2 sts from the hook, knit 9 sc to the end, make ch and so knit in turning rows we knit in 9 sc not forgetting about ch (8 rows). sl-st fix the thread. leave the thread for sewing.

Arms (2 parts)

(gray yarn)
1st row 6 sc INTO MAGIC RING
2nd row (6İNC) (12)
3rd row (inc, 1sc) (18)
4th row (inc, 2sc) (24)
Row 5-19, knit (24 sc)
Knit 11 sc handle, secure thread, leave for sewing. We knit the second handle in the same way.

Legs (2 parts)

(We start knitting with pink yarn)
1st row 6 sc INTO MAGIC RING
2nd row (6inc) (12)
3rd row (inc, 1sc) (18)
4th row (inc, 2sc) (24)
5th row (inc, 3sc) (30)
6th row (inc, 4sc) (36)
7th row (inc, 5sc) (42)

Change to gray yarn.
8th row (42sc)
9 row 42 sc knit behind the back wall of the loop.
10 row 15sc, 7dec, 13sc,
11 row 11sc, 6dec, 13sc
12 row 10sc, 5dec, 10sc (25)
13-23 row (25sc)
Knit the leg to secure the thread. Leave the thread for sewing. We knit the second leg similarly.

Assembly:

1. Sew the muzzle to the head. Sew on closer to the hole. (see photo).
2. Sew the nostrils to the face.
3. Next, I sew on the eyes, I have black semi beads.
4. I shape the eyebrows and smile.
5. I sew a patch (small) to the head after sewing I make two seams with each side with blue yarn (see photo)

6. Sew on the ears, sew on the 10th row, count from the amigurumi ring.
7. Formed the head now we sew the head to the body.
8. Sew on handles. I did not sew on the upper loops from the inner side
9. Sew on the legs, I sew at the level of (handles approximately) (you can sew further it’s up to you. sewed on the upper loops and on the inside.
10. I sew a patch to the belly in the same way as on the head I make two seams with each sides with blue yarn.
11. Made a seam on the pope) with blue yarn (this is at your discretion).

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