AMİGURUMİ HİPPO 
Free English Pattern

MATERIALS USED:
Yarns: Gazzal baby Cotton or Yarnart Jeans (Hippo in the photo is made of 100% cotton)
Hook: 2-2,5 mm
Eyes: 8 mm
Fiberfill
Height – 12-13 cm

ABBREVİATİONS:
ch:chain
st: stitch
mr: magic ring
sc: single crochet
inc: increase (2 sc in the next st)
dec: decrease
ss: slip stitch
( )*6 :  Repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

LEGS:(2 pcs)
1) Magic ring into 6 sc (6)
2) 6 inc (12)
3) (1 sc, inc)*6  (18)
4-7) sc in each st around (18) (4 rnds)

BODY:
same for the second leg, 1 chain between the legs, 18 sc over the other leg, sc over the chain, 18 sc over the leg, sc over the chain (38)
8) sc in each st around (38)
9) (8 sc, inc)*4, 2 sc (42)
10) (6 sc, inc)*6 (48)
11) sc in each st around (48)
12) (7 sc, inc)*6 (54)
13-14) sc in each st around (54)
15) (8 sc, inc)*6 (60)
16-18) sc in each st around (60)
19) (8 sc, dec)*6 (54)
20) sc in each st around (54)
21) (7 sc, dec)*6 (48)
22) sc in each st around (48)
23) (6 sc, dec)*6 (42)
24) (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
25) sc in each st around (36)
26) (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
27) sc in each st around (30)
28) (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
29) 12 dec (12)

HEAD:
30) 12 inc (24)
31) (3 sc, inc)*6  (30)
32) (4 sc, inc)*6  (36)
33) (5 sc, inc)*6  (42)
34) (6 sc, inc)*6  (48)
35) (7 sc, inc)*6  (54)
36) (8 sc, inc)*6  (60)
37) (9 sc, inc)*6  (66)
38-42) sc in each st around (66) (5 rnds)
43) (9 sc, dec)*6 (60)
44) (8 sc, dec)*6 (54)
45) (7 sc, dec)*6 (48)
46) (6 sc, dec)*6 (42)
47) sc in each st around (42)
48) (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
49) (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
50) (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
51) (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
52) (sc, dec)*6 (12)
53) 6 dec (6)
Fasten off.

ARMS: (2 pcs)
1) Magic ring into 6 sc (6)
2) 6 inc (12)
3) (1 sc, inc)*6  (18)
4-5) sc in each st around (18)
6) 2 dec, 14 sc (16)
7) 2 dec, 12 sc (14)
8-14) sc in each st around (14)
15) 7 dec (7)

EARS: (2pcs)
1) Magic ring into 6 sc (6)
2) 6 inc (12) , ss
fasten off and cut the yarn.

TAİL: 
10 ch, return, starting from chain 2nd: 9 inc (18)
Leave  long  thread  to  sew.

NOSE: 
1) 6 ch, return, starting from chain 2nd: 3 sc, 3 sc in the next st, 3 sc, inc (12)
2) inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc (18)
3) inc, 5 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 2 sc (22)
4) 2 inc, 9 sc, 2 inc, 9 sc (26)
5) inc, 2 sc, inc, 9 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 9 sc (30)
6-8) sc in each st around (30)
10) dec, 5 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 5 sc (25), ss

SWİM RİNG:
12 ch, starting from chain 2nd: 11 sc (11)
Knit to the desired length, then fasten the yarn. Fill with the fiberfill. Overlap the first row and the first row, sew.

HAT:
1) Magic ring into 6 sc (6)
2) 6 inc (12)
3) (sc, inc)*6 (18)
4) (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
5) (3 sc, inc)*6  (30)
6) (4 sc, inc)*6  (36)
7) (5 sc, inc)*6  (42)
8-13) sc in each st around (42) (6 rnds)
14) 42 inc (84)
15) (sc, inc)*42 (126)
16-17) sc in each st around (126), ss

 

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