Crochet Hippo Free Pattern


Designer: Olga Askarova
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Hello everyone who loves amigurumi…
Today I shared the amigurumi hippo crochet pattern for you. Below you will find a step-by-step tutorial of this pattern and you will complete it without any difficulty. Thanks to the creator for this cute pattern.

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You will need:
Yarn YarnArt Jeans
2.25 mm crochet hook
8 mm safety eyes
Yarn needle
Fiberfill

Abbreviations
R – row
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet

inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
BLO – back loop only
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

AMIGURUMI HIPPO FREE CROCHET PATTERN

Muzzle
With grey yarn:
Make 7 ch.
Make an oval, starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: inc, 4 sc, 3 sc in last st, on the other side: 5 sc [14]
R 2: 2 inc, 4 sc, 3 inc, 4 sc, inc [20]
R 3: inc, 1 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 1 sc [26]

R 4: inc, 2 sc, inc, 6 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 6 sc, inc, 2 sc [32]
R 5: 32 sc
R 6: 6 sc, puff stitch, 8 sc, puff stitch, 16 sc [32]
R 7-8: 32 sc (2 rows)
R 9: (6 sc, dec) repeat 4 times (28)
R 10: 28 sc

Ears (make 2)
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3-6: 12 sc (4 rows)

Head
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3:(1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]

R 8: (6 sc, inc ) repeat 6 times [48]
R 9 – 17: 48 sc (9 rows)
R 18: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 19: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 20: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 21: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 22: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 23: 18 sc

Arms (make 2)
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (3 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
R 4-6. : 15 sc (3 rows)

With black yarn:
R 7 – 8: 15 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 9: (3 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
R 10: 12 sc
With black yarn:
R 11 – 12: 12 sc
With white yarn:
R 13: (2 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [9]
R 14: 9 sc

With black yarn:
R 15 – 16: 9 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 17 – 18: 9 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 19 – 20: 9 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 21 – 22: 9 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 23 – 24: 9 sc (2 rows)

Tail
With grey yarn:
Make 7 ch.
From the 2nd chain from hook: 6 sl st.

Legs (make 2)
With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4 – 6: 18 sc (3 rows)
With red yarn:
R 7 – 13: 18 sc (7 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn on the second leg!

Body
From second leg: 5 ch, join the first leg.
Continue crocheting in the round:
R 1: 18 sc on the first leg, sc in 5 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, sc in 5 ch (opposite side) [46]
R 2: 18 sc on the first leg, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 18 sc on the second leg, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc [52]
R 3 – 8: 52 sc (6 rows)
R 9: (11 sc, dec) repeat 4 times [48]
R 10: 48 sc

R 11: (6 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
R 12: 42 sc, joining a tail [42]
With black yarn:
R 13: BLO 42 sc
R 14: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
With white yarn:
R 15 – 16: 36 sc (2 rows)
With black yarn:
R 17 – 18: 36 sc (2 rows)
With white yarn:
R 19 – 20: 36 sc

With black yarn:
R 21: 36 sc
R 22: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
With white yarn:
R 23: 30 sc
R 24: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
With black yarn:
R 25-26: 24 sc, joining arms
With white yarn:
R 27: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]

Strap (make 2)
With red yarn:
Make 30 + 4 ch (4 ch for a button loop).
In the 5th ch from hook: 30 sl st.

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