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You will add a new one to your favorite amigurumi toys. Little Hippo free pattern that everyone will love. It is small size amigurumi. When you finish the amigurumi pattern, it will be the size of your hand. You can give the amigurumi toy as a baby gift or new house gift idea.

Little Hippo is very easy to make. Gray and green yarn is used. Green yarn is used in the T-shirt part. His arms are thin. The head is somewhat similar to the body. In order to make Amigurumi crochet hippo, you need to make the head part carefully. Their ears should be small, and you should narrow them a little at eye level. When the amigurumi mold is finished, you can add the mouth and cheeks. When you’re done, you can add pink touches to your face with make-up. Don’t forget to add Little Hippo Amigurumi to your favorite list.

Little and Easy Hippo Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

Designer
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Materials

• Yarn: sport or DK light weight yarn. (I used Yarnart Jeans)
• Crochet hook: 2 mm- 2.5 mm
• Black embroidery thread
• Safety eyes size 5 mm
• Fiberfill
• Yarn needles

Abbreviation

MR– magic ring
sc– single crochet
hdc– half double crochet
dc– double crochet
inc– increase (2 single crochet in 1 stitch)
dec– decrease (invisible decrease)
FLO– front loop only
slst– slip stitch

Leg*2

Rnd 1: 7 sc in MR (7)
Rnd 2: 7-inc (14)
Rnd 3-4: (4 rnds) 14 sc (14)
Make the 2nd leg in the same way. Don’t cut the yarn, make 4 chains, join in 1st leg. Continue to the body.

We crocheted the legs. Body is next. Now let’s crochet the body of this cute hippo amigurumi.

Body

Rnd 1: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
Rnd 2: (6 sc, inc)*6 (48)
Rnd 3-11: (9 rnds) 48 sc (48)
Change to green
Rnd 12: (10 sc, dec)*4 (44)
Rnd 13-15: (3 rnds) 44 sc (44)
Rnd 16: (9 sc, dec)*4 (40)
Rnd 17: 40 sc (40)
Change to grey,
Rnd 18: (8 sc, dec)*4 (36)
Rnd 19: 9 sc, inc, (3 sc, inc)*4, 10 sc (41)
Rnd 20: 10 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*4, 10 sc (46)
Rnd 21: 46 sc (46)
Rnd 22: 17 sc, inc, (5 sc, inc)*2, 16 sc (49)
Rnd 23-24: (2 rnds) 49 sc (49)
Rnd 25: 17 sc, dec, (5 sc, dec)*2, 16 sc (46)
Rnd 26: 46 sc (46)
Rnd 27: 11 sc, dec, (4 sc, dec)*4, 9 sc (41)
Rnd 28: 16 sc, dec, 8 sc, dec, 13 sc (39)
insert the eyes at round 28,29. 6 sc apart.
Rnd 29-32: (4 rnds) 39 sc (39)
Rnd 33: (11 sc, dec)*3 (36)
Rnd 34-35: (2 rnds) 36 sc (36)
Rnd 36: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
Rnd 37: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
Rnd 38: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
Rnd 39: (sc, dec)*6 (12)
Rnd 40: 6-dec (6)
Cut the yarn and weave in the end

It takes some time to crochet the body. You can get some rest. Then let’s crochet the arms of this cute hippo.

Arm*2

Rnd 1: 5 sc in MR (5)
Rnd 2: 5-inc (10)
Rnd 3-5: (3 rnds) 10 sc (10)
Change to green
Rnd 6-12: (7 rnds) 10 sc (10)
slst. Cut the yarn, leave long tail for sewing.

After crocheting the hippo’s arms, we will finally crochet its ears.

Ear*2

Rnd 1: 5 sc in MR (5)
Rnd 2: 5 sc (5)
Rnd 3: 4 sc, slst in last stitch
Cut the yarn, leave long tail for sewing

Little Hippo is ready.

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