Free Pattern – Elephant Snuggle

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The snuggle blanket for this Elephant snuggle is a basic granny square

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Amigurumi elephant snuggle

Crochet elephant snuggle

29 december, 2013

The snuggle blanket for this Elephant snuggle is a basic granny square. With double crochets. I’ve gotten the basics from Heather on little tin bird.

Abbreviations
Rnd = Round
ch = chain
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
dec = Use the invisible decrease, insert your hook into the front loops of the next two stitches, yarn over draw through the first two loops, yarn over through the remaining two stitches
inc = 2 sc in next stitch
FLO = Front loops only
BLO = Back loops only

Start Cluster = chain 3, 2 double crochet
Cluster = 3 double crochet

Materials
Phildar coton 3 nr 0010 Blanc
Phildar coton 3 nr 0008 Mercure
Phildar coton 3 nr 0069 Lavende
Phildar coton 3 nr 0039 faience
Black embroidery yarn for the eyes
Clover Amour Hook 5/0 3.0 mm
Stuffing
Scissor
Needle

For instructions I recommend PlanetJune on youtube. Her online tutorials are very easy to learn

Magic ring
Invisible decrease
Changing colors
Ultimate finish

This basic granny square is made with clusters of 3 double crochet. The first cluster always starts with a chain 3, and follows up with 2 double crochet (The chain 3 acts as a double crochet).
Between every cluster there is a chain 1, except on the corners, in the corner there are 2 chains.

magic ringmagic ring and chain 3First round clustersnew color changenew color changeSecond color on granny square
Basic Granny Square explained

Continue making rounds with clusters until you reach 12 rounds
Make a last (13th) round with single crochets around the snuggle with 2 inc in the corners.
Finish off and work away the loose ends of the yarns at the back.

complete granny square

Head
Use Phildar coton 3 nr 0008 Mercure
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x 6 (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (18)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (30)
Rnd 6: [4 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (36)
Rnd 7: [5 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (42)
Rnd 8-14: 42 sc (42)
Rnd 15: [5 sc, 1 dec] x 6 (36)
Rnd 16: [4 sc, 1 dec] x 6 (30)
Rnd 17: [3 sc, 1 dec] x 6 (24)
Rnd 18: [2 sc, 1 dec] x 6 (18)
Stuff the head and continue stuffing until the last round.
Rnd 19: [1 sc, 1 dec] x 6 (12)
Rnd 20: 6 dec (6)
Finish off and leave enough yarn to attach the head to the snuggle.

Trunk
Use Phildar coton 3 nr 0008 Mercure
Rnd 1: 5 sc in a magic ring
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x 5 (10)
Rnd 3-4: 10 sc (10)
Rnd 5-7: 5 hdc, 5 sc (10)
Rnd 8: 1 sc, 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next 2 st, 2 hdc, 3 sc (12)
Rnd 9-10: 1 sc, 6 hdc, 5 sc (12)
Rnd 11: 1 sc, 4 hdc, 2 hdc in next 2 st, 2 hdc, 3 sc (14)
Rnd 12: 2 sc, 10 hdc, 2 sc (14)
Rnd 13: 2 sc, 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next 4 st, 3 hdc, 2 sc (18)
Rnd 14: 3 sc, 12 hdc, 3 sc (18)
Finish off, stuff the trunk and attach the trunk to the head.

Ears
Use Phildar coton 3 nr 0008 Mercure
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x 6 (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (18)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, 1 inc] x 5 (25) Stop after 25 st. Finish off and attach the ears to the head.

Use the black embroidery yarn to sew the closed eyes.

amigurumi elephant head

Arms
Start with Phildar coton 3 nr 0039 faience
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring
Rnd 2: [1 inc] x 6 (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x 6 (18)
Change color to Phildar coton 3 nr 0008 Mercure
Rnd 4: BLO 18 sc (18)
Rnd 5-8: 18 sc (18)
Rnd 9: [4 sc, 1 dec] x 3 (15)
Rnd 10-12: 15 sc (15)
Stuff the arms and continue stuffing until the last round.
Rnd 13: [3 sc, 1 dec] x 3 (12)
Rnd 14-16: 12 sc (12)
Finish off and attach the arms between the head and the snuggle.

Amigurumi elephant snuggle granny squareAmigurumi elephant snuggle granny square

If you have finished an elephant snuggle, please post it on my facebook page. I am very curious to see your creations and variations
facebook.com/dendennisamigurumi

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