Crochet Tutorial Elephant

This adorable soft plush elephant is the perfect sleeping aid and stuffed friend for your little one.

Crochet this cute toy with our free amigurumi crochet pattern, if you love crocheted toys or want to make a pretty gift. This is a great pattern to try if you are beginner to toy making, it’s not difficult to crochet and doesn’t take too long.

You will need:

Hook 5.0
Plush yarn (100g/131yards) of any color
Safety plastic eyes
Fiberfill
Needle
Pipe cleaner

The size of finished toy is 19.6 cm / 7.7 inches

Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, ch – chain, sl st – sleep stitch

Arms

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
3-4. [sc] around (8 sc in each round)
5. [2 sc, dec]*2 times (in total 6 sc)
6-7. [sc] around (6 sc in each round)
8. Don’t stuff, fold and crochet in the face and back side together (3 sc)

Legs and body

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [2 sc, inc]*2 times (in total 8 sc)
3-7. [sc] around (8 sc in each round)

Crochet second leg, don’t cut the yarn, crochet 2 chain stitches, attach to the first leg and start crochet the body.

8. [sc] around (in total 20 sc)
9. [4 sc, inc]*4 times (in total 24 sc)
10. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
11. [6 ch, 5 sc = tail], sc in the each of the next sc around (in total 30 sc + tail)
12-14. [sc] around (in total 30 sc)
15. [3 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
16. [sc] around (in total 24 sc)
17. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
18. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
19. 3 sc, join first arm (3 sc), 3 sc, join second arm (3 sc), sl st (in total 12 sc)

Head

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2-7. [sc] around (6 sc in each round)
8. [sc, inc]*3 times (in total 9 sc)
9. [2 sc, inc]*3 times (in total 12 sc)
10. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
11. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
12. [3 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 30 sc)
13-16. [sc] around (30 sc in each round)
17. [3 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
18. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
19. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
20. [dec]*6 times (in total 6 sc)

Ears

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
4. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
5. Fold and crochet in the face and back side together (2 sc)

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