Introduction: Amigurumi Elephant

Picture of Amigurumi Elephant

For this elephant I used worsted weight yarn and an E/4 hook.

Step 1: Body

Picture of Body

Row 1: Magic ring, 6 sc       (6)       Don't cut the end of the yarn off
Row 2: inc around                (12)
Row 3: inc, sc around         (18)
Row 4: 2 sc, inc                    (24)
Row 5: inc, 3 sc                    (30)
Row 6: 4 sc, inc                    (36)

Pull the tail out by poking the needle through the magic ring and pull the end of yarn out.

Row 7-14: sc around           (36)
Row 15: dec, 4 sc                (30)
Row 16: 3 sc, dec                (24)
Row 17: dec, 2 sc                (18)
Row 18: sc, dec around     (12)
Row 19: dec around            (6)

Fasten off. Weave loose end through each stitch in the opening. Pull tightly to close.

Step 2: Head, Ears, and Legs

Picture of Head, Ears, and Legs

Head
Row 1: Magic ring, 6 sc                                                    (6)
Row 2: inc around                                                             (12)
Row 3: sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc    (17)
Row 4: 1, inc, 3, inc, 2, inc, 3, inc, 2, inc, 1                    (22)
Row 5: 2, inc, 5, inc, 4, inc, 5, inc, 2                               (26)
Row 6: 4, inc, 7, inc, 8, inc, 4                                           (29)
Row 7: 7, inc, 9, inc, 9, inc, 1                                           (32)
Row 8: 13, inc, 18                                                              (33)
Row 9: even                                                                        (33)
Row 10: 18, dec, 13                                                          (32)
Row 11: 1, dec, 9, dec, 9, dec, 7                                     (29)
Row 12: 4, dec, 8, dec, 7, dec, 4                                     (26)
Row 13: 2, dec, 5, dec, 4, dec, 5, dec, 2                        (22)
Row 14: 1, dec, 2, dec, 3, dec, 2, dec, 3, dec, 1           (17)
Row 15: dec, 1, dec, 2, dec, 1, dec, 2, dec, 1               (12)
Row 16-21: sc around                                                      (12)
Row 22: dec around                                                          (6)

Fasten off. Weave loose end through each stitch in the opening. Pull tightly to close.

Feet (Make 4)
Row 1: Magic ring, 4 sc     (4)
Row 2: inc around              (8)
Row 3: BLO sc around      (8)
Row 4: sc around               (8)

Ears (Make 2, Use different color)
Row 1: Ch 5
Row 2: 3 sc, inc, ch 1     (5)
Row 3: 4 sc, inc, ch 1     (6)
Row 4: 6 sc                      (6)
Row 5: 2 sc, dec, 2 sc    (5)
Row 6: dec, 1 sc, dec     (3)
Row 7: 1 sc, dec             (2)

I used green buttons for the eyes and added a blue button to the end of the trunk.

Comments

Izzypup (author)2015-09-18

So cute! Very simple question - do you make them to sell? It's very frustrating for me. You see, I know how to do the stitches but I've never learned to read patterns. My brain requires being shown how to do it. I've nearly driven myself crazy trying to figure out a pattern, then had someone show me and I found it very simple.
Anyway, I collect elephants and don't have one like yours. If you DO sell them, I'd like one all in 'elephant gray.'
Anyway, great job! Live it!

Spazer10 (author)2014-03-09

And don't forget to stuff it with cotyon

Spazer10 (author)2014-03-09

Thanks

Spazer10 (author)2014-03-09

I discovered you can make multiple ones in all different colors because I didn't have any teal, so I used red instead

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2013-07-09

Awww! He makes me think of heffalumps!

Thank you!

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