Amigurumi Hippo 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 Anna Bortsova. You can find other works of our artist on @anna_workshop instagram account. 1.5mm hook is required for our amigurumi hippo. When finished, please don’t forget to share it in our facebook group. Good afternoon, have fun … You can learn how to crochet these hippo using the free amigurumi pattern.

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. 

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Materials:

• Yarn: Fibranatura Cotton True Sport (100% cotton, 180 m/50 g)
• Hook size: 1.5 mm
• Black beads or safety eyes
• Sewing needle and scissors
• Fiberfill

Abbreviations:

R = row
mc = magic circle (magic ring)
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch F.0. = fasten off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
( )* 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

AMIGURUMI HIPPO CROCHET FREE PATTERN

Legs (make 2)

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)* 6 (12)
R 5: (1 sc, inc)* 6 (18)
R 4-7: 18 sc (4 rows)
F.o.
Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!
From second leg: 1 ch, join with the first leg.
R 8: 18 sc on the first leg, 1 sc in 1 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, 1 sc in 1 ch (opposite side) (38) 

Body

R 9: (8 sc, inc)*4, 2 sc (42)
R 10: (6 sc, inc)* 6 (48)
R 11:48 sc (48)
R 12: (7 sc, inc)* 6 (54)
R 13-14: 54 sc (2 rows)
R 15: (8 sc, inc)* 6 (60)
R 16-18: 60 sc (3 rows)
R 19: (8 sc, dec)* 6 (54)

R 20: 54 sc
R 21: (7 sc, dec)* 6 (48)
R 22: 48 sc (48)
R 23: (6 sc, dec)* 6 (42)
R 24: (5 sc, dec)* 6 (36)
R 25: 36 sc (36)
R 26: (4 sc, dec)* 6 (30)
R 27: 30 sc
R 28: (3 sc, dec)* 6 (24)
R 29: (dec)* 12 (12)

Head

R 30: (inc)* 12 (24)
R 31: (3 sc, inc)* 6 (30)
R 32: (4 sc, inc)* 6 (36)
R 33: (5 sc, inc)* 6 (42)
R 34: (6 sc, inc)* 6 (48)
R 35: (7 sc, inc)* 6 (54)
R 36: (8 sc, inc)* 6 (60)
R 37: (9 sc, inc)* 6 (66)
R 38-42: 66 sc (5 rows)
R 43: (9 sc, dec)* 6 (60)

R 44: (8 sc, dec)* 6 (54)
R 45: (7 sc, dec)* 6 (48)
R 46: (6 sc, dec)* 6 (42)
R 47: 42 sc (42)
R 48: (5 sc, dec)* 6 (36)
R 49: (4 sc, dec)* 6 (30)
R 50: (3 sc, dec)* 6 (24)
R 51: (2 sc, dec)* 6 (18)
R 52: (1 sc, dec)* 6 (12)
R 53: (dec)* 6 (6)
F.o.

Arms (make 2)

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R2: (inc)* 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4-5: 18 sc (2 rows)
R 6: (dec)* 2, 14 sc (16)
R 7: (dec)* 2, 12 sc (14)
R 8-14: 14 sc (7 rows)
Stuff arm 2/3 full.
Fold top of arm flat and 7 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)* 6 (12)
SI st. F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Tail

Make 10 ch.
From the 2nd ch from hook: inc in every at to the end of row.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Muzzle

Make 6 ch.
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 3 sc, 3 sc in last st, on the opposite side of the chain: 3 sc, inc
R 2: inc, 2 sc, (inc)* 3, 3 sc, (inc)* 2
R 3: inc, 4 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc
R 4: (inc)* 2 , 8 sc, (inc)* 2,9 sc
R 5: inc, 2 sc, inc, 9 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc
Use a stitch marker at the beginning of rows 6-8:
R 6-8: sc in every st to the end of row
R 9: dec, 5 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, sl st
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Swim ring

Make 12 ch and join with sl st to make a circle.
Continue working in a continuous spiral.
Crochet sc in every st.
Make so much rows as you wish.
Stuff with fiberfill.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew the ends of the swim ring together.

Hat

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)* 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)* 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)* 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)* 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc)* 6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)* 6 (42)
R 8-13: 42 sc (6 rows)
R 14: inc in every st to the end of row
Change to yellow yarn:
R 15: (1 sc, inc)* repeat to the end of row
R 16-17: sc in every st to the end of row (2 rows)
F.o.

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