Tim the Tiny Elephant

elephant

This tiny elephant was created to use up scraps of yarn that I had left over after knitting a hat. I used Wool-Ease, but any sturdy yarn would work. Just make sure to crochet tight enough that stuffing won’t come out.

Head (make 1):

Round 1: sc 8 into magic loop ring, join with sl st, ch 1 (8)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st, ch 1 (16)

Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (24)

Rounds 4-9: sc around, join with sl st, ch 1 (24)

Round 10: *1 sc, sc dec* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (16)

Round 11: sc dec around (8)

Fasten off and stuff

Body (make 1):

Round 1: sc 8 into magic loop ring, join with sl st, ch 1 (8)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st, ch 1 (16)

Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (24)

Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (32)

Rounds 5-15: sc around, join with sl st, ch 1 (32)

Round 16: *2 sc, sc dec* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (24)

Round 17: *1 sc, sc dec* repeat between * * around, join with sl st, ch 1 (16)

Round 18: sc dec around (8)

Fasten off and stuff

Ears (make 2):

Ch 4

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2, ch 1, turn (3)

Row 2: 2 sc in each across, ch 1, turn (6)

Row 3: sc, 2 sc in each of next 4 sts, sc, ch 1, turn (10)

Row 4: sc in each across, ch 1, turn (10)

Row 5: Sc in each, 2 sc in last st, 3 sc along top edge (14)

Fasten off

Trunk (make 1):

sc 6 into magic loop ring

sc around until trunk measures about 2 inches.

2 sc in each of next 3 stitches, ch1, turn

sc in each across for two rows

Fasten off

Legs (make 4):

sc 8 into magic loop ring

sc around until leg measures about a half inch, join with sl st

Fasten off and stuff

Tail (make 1):

Ch 8

sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each across

Fasten off

Tie small amount of fringe to fasten off edge

Sew ears and trunk to head, then sew head and tail to body, then sew legs to body. Place the legs so that elephant can stand.

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2 Comments

  1. Kelley

     /  December 17, 2010

    Thanks for the pattern! Love the way my little elephant turned out. I used bulky weight yarn and a J hook, so mine is a bit bigger. So cute!

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