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Jumbo Elephant Crochet Pattern


This crochet pattern will allow you to make a jumbo soft and cuddly elephant. When complete Mr Cuddly will be the jumbo size of 23" tall. Not only will you need room in the house, but you will have to find some room in your heart, as you will melt when he is complete.


This jumbo elephant will make the ideal gift, so you may find yourself making more than one.


-MATERIALS -

· Super chunky yarn in chosen colour and white

· DK yarn in black

· 10mm and 3.5mm crochet hooks

· Super chunky embroidery needle and scissors

· Toy stuffing


-ABBREVIATIONS-

· Magic Loop (I chain two and crochet into first loop to create ring)

· CH – Chain

· ST – Stitch

· SL ST – Slip stitch

· SK ST – Skip stitch

· SC – Single crochet

· HDC – Half double crochet

· DC – Double crochet

· SC2TOG – Single crochet two together

· JOIN and FO – SL ST into next ST, chain one, cut yarn

· FO- Fasten off

· FLO – Front loops only

· BLO – Back loops only

· T – Turn


-PATTERN NOTES-

· Stuff doll as you go.

· Completed doll will measure 23" tall

· Pattern written using American terminology.


Legs, Body and Head – begin with white yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

3. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {18}

4. (SC2, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {24}

5. (SC3, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {30}

Change to blue yarn, join in the back loops only.

6. IN BLO SC around {30}

7-18. SC around {30}

Join and FO

Repeat rows 1 – 18 to make second leg, do not fasten off, CH3 and SL ST into the first leg you made. This is to join the two legs; we will now continue to crochet around both legs and the CH3 to make the body.

Continuing from the SL ST in the 2nd leg….

19. SC29 (around the leg not including the stitch we SL ST into) SC1 into each of the 3 chains we made, SC29 (around second leg not including the stitch we CH3 from, SC1 into the opposite side of the 3 chains we made. {64}

20-27. SC around {64}

28. (SC14, SC2TOG) 4 times {60}

29-34. SC around {60}

35. (SC8, SC2TOG) 6 times {54}

36-39. SC around {54}

40. (SC7, SC2TOG) 6 times {48}

41-42. SC around {48}

43. (SC6, SC2TOG) 6 times {42}

44. (SC5, SC2TOG) 6 times {36}

45. (SC4, SC2TOG) 6 times {30}

46. SC around {30}

47. 2SC into every ST around {60}

48-61. SC around {60}

62. (SC8, SC2TOG) 6 times {54}

63. (SC7, SC2TOG) 6 times {48}

64. (SC6, SC2TOG) 6 times {42}

65. (SC5, SC2TOG) 6 times {36}

66. (SC4, SC2TOG) 6 times {30}

67. (SC3, SC2TOG) 6 times {24}

68. (SC2, SC2TOG) 6 times {18}

69. (SC1, SC2TOG) 6 times {12}

Join and FO.

Do final stuff of Elephant.

With yarn tail close hole by picking up the front loop only of the remaining 12 stitches in order, then pull tight to close.


Nose – begin with white yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

3. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {18}

Change to blue yarn, join in the back loops only.

4. IN BLO SC around {18}

5-10. SC around {18}

You are now about to create the bend in the Elephant’s nose. Make sure to start each round in the same position, use clip marker if needed. If seems begin to move do a couple of extra stitches at the end of appropriate rows.

11-16. SC4, HDC10, SC4 {18}

17-18. SC around {18}

19. (SC2, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {24}

20. SC around {24}

21. (SC3, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {30}

22. SC around {30}

Join and FO.

Stuff nose.

Pin and sew into place on head.


Ears – make 2 begin with white yarn.

1. CH15, SC into the 2nd CH from hook and all other chains across, CH1, T {14}

2. 2SC into every ST across, CH1, T {28}

3-9. SC across, CH1, T {28}

10. SC2TOG, SC24, SC2TOG, CH1, T {26}

11. SC2TOG, SC22, SC2TOG, CH1, T {24}

12. SC2TOG, SC20, SC2TOG, CH1, T {22}

Change to blue yarn.

13-14. SC around entire ear doing 3SC in corners to help turn.

Join and FO.

Pin and sew ears into place on side of head.


Arms – make 2 begin with white yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

3. (SC1, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {18}

4. (SC2, 2SC into the next ST) 6 times {24}

Change to blue yarn.

5-14. SC around {24}

15. (SC2, SC2TOG) 6 times {18}

16-23. SC around {18}

24. (SC1, SC2TOG) 6 times {12}

25. SC around

Join and FO.

Stuff arm – do not over stuff.

Sew the tops of arms closed in a line, then pin and sew into place on either side of Elephant.


Eyes – make 2 with white yarn.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

2. 2SC into every ST around {12}

Join and FO

Sew into place on head.

With blue yarn sew eye lids onto eyes.


Pupil – make 2 with black DK yarn.

Use DK yarn and 3.5mm hook.

1. CH2, 6SC into the 2nd CH from hook {6}

Join and FO.

Sew in to place on the whites of eyes.


Hair – make with blue yarn.

Cut a few pieces of 12” strands pf yarn.

Brush yarn out to make frizzy.

Hook stitch yarn into place on head.


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