Amigurumi Evi the Elephant Pattern

Skill level: Beginner

Crochet hook: 2.50 mm

Measurements: From top to toe approx. 34 cm

Materials: A piece of black scrap yarn for the eyes, fiberfill

Yarn: Rainbow Cotton 8/4

Grey (#015) – 2 skeins

Candyfloss (#093) – 1 skein

Abbreviations:

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

mr = magic ring

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

inc = increase – 2 stitches in the same stitch

dec = decrease – 2 stitches together

rnd(s) = round(s)

(xx) = Number of stitches after ended round

Info and tips:

Always stuff the head and body firmly.

Always stuff between head and body as you sew the head on to avoid a wobbly head.

Work tightly to avoid holes between the stitches.

All pieces are crocheted in the round, apart from the bow.

Body

In Grey

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr

Rnd 2: Inc 6 times (12)

Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)

Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) 6 times (36)

Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) 6 times (42)

Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)

Rnd 9: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)

Rnd 10: (8 sc, inc) 6 times (60)

Rnd 11: (9 sc, inc) 6 times (66)

Rnd 12: (10 sc, inc) 6 times (72)

Rnd 13-24: 1 sc in each st (72)

Rnd 25: (10 sc, dec) 6 times (66)

Rnds 26-28: 1 sc in each st (66)

Rnd 29: (9 sc, dec) 6 times (60)

Rnds 30-31: 1 sc in each st (60)

Rnd 32: (8 sc, dec) 6 times (54)

Rnds 33-34: 1 sc in each st (54)

Rnd 35: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)

Rnds 36-37: 1 sc in each st (48)

Rnd 38: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)

Rnds 39: 1 sc in each st (42)

Rnd 40: (5 sc, dec) 6 times (36)

Rnd 41: 1 sc in each st (36)

Rnd 42: (4 sc, dec) 6 times (30)

Rnd 43: 1 sc in each st (30)

Rnd 44: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)

Rnd 45: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)

Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for sewing the head onto the body.

Arm

In Grey, make 2

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr

Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)

Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)

Rnds 4-5: 1 sc in each st (18)

Stuff the arm very lightly with fiberfill.

Rnds 6-33: 1 sc in each st (18)

Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

Legs

In Grey, make 2

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr

Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)

Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)

Rnds 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)

Rnds 6-9: 1 sc in each st (30)

Rnd 10: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)

Rnd 11: 1 sc in each st (24)

Rnd 12: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)

Rnd 13: 1 sc in each st (18)

Rnd 14: (4 sc, dec) 3 times (15)

Stuff the foot well and very lightly in the leg.

Rnds 15-46: 1 sc in each st (15)

Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for sewing the leg onto the body.

Head

In Grey

The trunk and head are crocheted in one piece.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr

Rnd 2: (1 sc, inc) 3 times (9)

Rnds 3-14: 1 sc in each st (9)

Rnd 15: (2 sc, inc) 3 times (12)

Rnds 16-19: 1 sc in each st (12)

Rnd 20: (3 sc, inc) 3 times (15)

Rnds 21-23: 1 sc in each st (15)

Rnd 24: (4 sc, inc) 3 times (18)

Rnds 25-27: 1 sc in each st (18)

Stuff the trunk bit by bit as you work.

Rnd 28: (5 sc, inc) 3 times (21)

Rnds 29-31: 1 sc in each st (21)

Rnd 32: (6 sc, inc) 3 times (24)

Rnds 33-34: 1 sc in each st (24)

Rnd 35: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)

Rnd 36: (4 sc, inc) 6 times (36)

Rnds 37: (5 sc, inc) 6 times (42)

Rnd 38: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)

Rnd 39: 1 sc in each st (48)

Rnd 40: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)

Rnd 41: 1 sc in each st (54)

Rnd 42: (8 sc, inc) 6 times (60)

Rnds 43-52: 1 sc in each st (60)

Stuff the head as you work.

Rnd 53: (8 sc, dec) 6 times (54)

Rnd 54: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)

Rnd 55: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)

Rnd 56: (5 sc, dec) 6 times (36)

Rnd 57: (4 sc, dec) 6 times (30)

Rnd 58: (3 sc, dec) 6 times (24)

Rnd 59: (2 sc, dec) 6 times (18)

Rnd 60: (1 sc, dec) 6 times (12)

Rnd 61: (2 sc, dec) 3 times (9)

Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for closing the hole. Use a needle to gather the last 9

stitches in the front loop and tighten the yarn to close the hole nicely. Weave in ends.

Ear

In Grey, make 2

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr.

Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)

Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) 6 times (30)

Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) 6 times (36)

Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) 6 times (42)

Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) 6 times (48)

Rnd 9: (7 sc, inc) 6 times (54)

Rnds 10-18: 1 sc in each st (54)

Rnd 19: (7 sc, dec) 6 times (48)

Rnd 20: (6 sc, dec) 6 times (42)

Rnd 21: (5 sc, dec) 6 times (36)

Fasten off and leave a tail long enough for assembling.

Skirt

In Candyfloss

Rnd 1: chain the number of stitches required to make it fit around the belly of the elephant. In

this case we chained 80.

Rnd 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat to the end of the round

Rnds 3-6: 1 hdc in each st

Rnd 7: 1 sc in each st

Rnd 8: Now we are going to crochet the spikes: ([1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in the same st, skip 1 stitch) Repeat to the end of the round.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Bow

In Candyfloss

Now, ch 1 to turn the work after each ended row

Rnd 1: Ch 25

Rnd 2: Beginning in the 2nd chain from the hook, work 1 sc, ch 1, turn

Rnds 3-8: 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn

Fold the bow and sl st the ends together. Weave in ends.

Place the crocheted seam in the center and wrap some yarn tightly around approx. 10 to 12 times to form a bow.

Assembling

· Fold the trunk down towards the head and sew it in place invisibly.

· Embroider eyes and lashes on rounds 35-37 with 5 sc between the eyes.

· Sew the bow on right above one of the eyes.

· Sew the ears on on round 10 counted from the top of the head with approx. 9 sc in between.

· The skirt is put on without sewing but you can sew it on if you like.

· Sew the legs on on round 5 counted from the bottom.

· Sew the arms on on round 5 counted from the neck.

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