Crochet Little Elephant

Find here a quick elephant crochet pattern.

Hi everyone! Here is the last pattern for the circus baby mobile! And this time, it is a cute little crochet elephant! As for the other animals, it is an easy pattern and it works really quickly.

I hope you will enjoy and understand the pattern. If you have any questions, feel free to write to me. Any comments to improve my patterns are more than welcome! If you make it, please be sure to tag @natalinacraft on social media with the hashtag #natalinacraft, I would love to see your work!

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Free crochet pattern Amigurumi elephant

Free crochet pattern Amigurumi elephant



 

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Material:

  • 1 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in light grey
  • Size 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • 2 black safety eyes (6 mm)
  • Poly-Fil Fiberfill stuffing
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • FACULTATIVE – For the hat: 2 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in 2 colours and 1 fluffy yarn in white; Size 3 mm crochet hook and a small quantity of elastic string. For the footstool: 2 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in 2 colours and 3 stars’ buttons

Click here for the crochet seal! 

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Abbreviations:

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

Click here for the Crochet lion pattern!

And here for the Crochet Monkey pattern!

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What did I use?

Light worsted yarn in grey, 100% acrylic
I used « Stylecraft special aran».

Free crochet pattern Amigurumi circus

Let’s start!

The head :

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times. (12)

Round 3: [1 sc in next st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (18)

Round 4: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (24)

Round 5: 1 sc in all st. (24)

Round 6: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (30)

Rounds 7 to 14: 1 sc in all st. (30)

Place the eyes between the Rounds 7 and 8, spaces by 3 st.

Round 15: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 dec in next st] x6. (24)

Round 16: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec] x6. (18)

Round 17: [1 sc in next st, 1 dec] x6. (12)

Fill the head with poly-fil.

Round 18: [6 dec]. (6)

Yarn over, close the head and leave a long tail for sewing.



The body :

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

We start by the bottom of the body and will finish by the top.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times. (12)

Round 3: [1 sc in next st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (18)

Round 4: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (24)

Round 5: 1 sc in all st. (24)

Round 6: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (30)

Rounds 7 to 15: 1 sc in all st. (30)

Round 16: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 dec in next st] x6. (24)

Round 17: 1 sc in all st. (24)

Round 18: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec] x6. (18)

Round 19: [1 sc in next st, 1 dec] x6. (12)

Fill the head with poly-fil.

Round 20: [6 dec]. (6)

Yarn over, close the body and leave a long tail for sewing.




The legs (make 4) :

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Round 1: start 5 sc in a magic ring. (5)

Round 2: inc 5 times. (10)

Round 3: work in back loop only (blo): [1 sc in all st]. (10)

Rounds 4 to 10: [1 sc in all st]. (10)

Round 11: [1 sc in the next 5 st]. (5)

Round 12: ch1, turn: [1 sc in the next 5 st]. (5)

Round 13: ch1, turn: [1 dec, 1 sc in the next st, 1 dec]. (3)

Yarn over and leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew the back legs between Rounds 4 and 5 of the body, the front legs between Rounds 12 and 13 and the head at the top.

The trunk :

Free crochet pattern Amigurumi elephant

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Round 2: work in back loop only (blo): [1 sc in all st]. (6)

Rounds 3 to 4: [1 sc in all st]. (6)

Round 5: [1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 inc] x2. (8)

Round 6: [1 dc in the next 4 st, 1 sc in the next 4 st]. (8)

Rounds 7 to 8: [1 sc in all st]. (8)

Round 9: [1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 dc in the next 4 st]. (8)

Round 10: [1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc] x2. (10)

Round 11: [1 sc in all st]. (10)

Yarn over and leave a long tail for sewing. Sew the trunk below the eyes.




The ears :

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Right ear:

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Row 2: ch1, turn: [2 sc in the next 4 st, 2 dc in the next st, 1 dc in the next st]. (11)

Row 3: ch1, turn: [1 dc in the next st; (1 hdc and 1 sc in the next st); (1 sc in the next st, 1 inc) x4, 1 sc in the last st]. (16)

Row 4: ch1, turn: [(1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 inc) x4;  2 hdc in the next st; 1 dc in the next 3 st]. (21)

Row 5: [make 6 sc evenly spaced (see picture), 1 sl st in the first st or Row 4].



Left ear:

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Row 2: ch1, turn: [1 dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st, (2 sc in the next st) x4]. (11)

Row 3: ch1, turn: [1 sc in the next st, (1 sc in the next st, 1 inc) x4, (1 sc and 1 hdc in the next st), 1 dc in the next st]. (16)

Row 4: ch1, turn: [1 dc in the next 3 st, 2 hdc in the next st, (1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 inc) x4]. (21)

Row 5: [make 6 sc evenly spaced (see picture), 1 sl st in the first st or Row 4].

Sew the ears to the head.

how to crochet an elephant head

Free crochet pattern Amigurumi elephant

The tail :

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light grey yarn.

Row 1: ch 11. (11)

Row 2: starting in the second ch from the hook: 1 sc in each ch. (10)

Cut 2 lengths of yarn of about 6 inches (15 cm). Insert your crochet hook under a stitch at the end of the tail and grab the middle of both stands, bringing them through the tail. Now with your hands, wrap both ends of the strand and pull them through the loop. Cut the yarn to a length of your choice. With your tapestry needle, separate the strands of the yarn.

amigurumi elephant

Free crochet pattern Amigurumi elephant

 

The hat:

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With the color 1 and the 3 mm hook.

Round 1: start 4 sc in a magic ring. (4)

Round 2: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x2. (6)

Round 3: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x3. (9)

Round 4: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next 2 st] x2. (12)

Round 5: [1 sc in all st]. (12)

Round 6: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x6. (18)

Rounds 7 to 8: [1 sc in all st]. (18)

Change for the color 2.

Round 9: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next 2 st] x6. (24)

Rounds 10 to 11: [1 sc in all st]. (24)

Add a little piece of yarn at the top of hat.




Change for the fluffy white yarn.

Round 12: [1 sc in all st]. (24)

sl st, cut and sew in the ends.

You can add an elastic string on the hat in order to make it look more real.

 

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The Footstool:

 

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Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

We start at the top of the footstool and finish by the bottom.

 

With the colour 1 and the 3.5 mm hook.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times. (12)

Round 3: [1 sc in next st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (18)

Round 4: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (24)

Round 5: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (30)

Round 6: [1 sc in next 4 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (36)

Round 7: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in all st. (36)



With the colour 2 and the 3.5 mm hook.

Rounds 8 to 11: 1 sc in all st. (36)

Round 12: [1 sc in next 4 st, 1 dec] x6. (30)

Round 13: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 dec] x6. (24)

Round 14: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec] x6. (18)

Round 15: [1 sc in next st, 1 dec] x6. (12)

Fill the footstool with poly-fil.

Round 16: 6 dec. (6)

Cut the yarn and sew in the ends. NB: If you use the seal to make a baby mobile (explanations coming soon), do not cut the yarn, use it to attach the lion on it (see picture below).

Add 3 stars buttons between colour 1 and colour 2.

 

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Thank you for your interest in my pattern! If you made it, please be sure to tag @natalinacraft on social media with the hashtag #natalinacraft, I would love to see your work!

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