Free Crochet Pattern Lion Brand Homespun Amigurumi Elephant Pillow

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Pattern Number: 80358

Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn Lion Brand Homespun Amigurumi Elephant Pillow
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Pattern Number: 80358
SKILL LEVEL: Easy SIZE: One Size About 10 x 13 in. (25.5 x 33 cm) CORRECTIONS: None as of Nov 18, 2010. To check for later updates, click here . MATERIALS • 790-391 Lion Brand Homespun Yarn: Blue Sky 2 Balls (A) • Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) • Additional Materials 2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not important to this project
STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

BODY (make 2) With A, ch 29. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 28 sts. Rows 2 -20: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Row 21: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 24 sts, sc2tog Row 22: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 22 sts, sc2tog Row 23: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 20 sts, sc2tog Row 24: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 18 sts, sc2tog Row 25: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 16 sts, sc2tog Row 26: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog Row 27: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 12 sts, sc2tog Fasten off.

26 24 22 20 18 16 14

sts. sts. sts. sts. sts. sts. sts.

HEAD With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts. Rnds 6 -11: Sc in each st around. Following package directions, attach safety eyes. Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts. Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts. Beg stuffing. Continue to stuff as work progresses. Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts. Rnds 15-25: Sc in each st around. EARS (make 2) With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 16 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 24 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around

move marker up as each rnd is completed.

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32 40 48 56

sts. sts. sts. sts.

LEGS (make 4) With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts. Rnds 3 -5: Sc in each st around. Fasten off. FINISHING Hold Front and Back of bodies together. Join yarn with sl st; sc evenly through both thicknesses around entire outside edge to join, along sides and top of Body. Stuff Body before finishing off. Tail Join yarn with sl st at back of Body, ch 8. Fasten off. Sew head to body on right side. Fold ears in half to form semi-circles and sew onto Head. Sew on legs. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration beg = begin(s)(ning) rep = repeat(s)(ing) sc = single crochet ch(s) = chain(s) rnd(s) = round(s) st(s) = stitch(es)

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*Homespun (Article #790) is a uniquely -textured bulky weight yarn that works up quickly and easily. 98% acrylic, 2% polyester; packaged in 6 oz/170g (185 yd/167m) pull skeins.

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