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Alexandra the Hippo PDF

Designed by Anastasia Popova

So cute and cuddly! These little guys work up so quickly that you can make two different hippos in two different yarns. The piece requires very minimal sewing which means it works up very quickly and is very safe for a little one.

Required Skills
Adjustable ring
Basic embroidery
Basic increases and decreases
Basic sewing (seaming)
Basic stitches (ch, sc, sl st)
Crochet in the round

Finished Measurements
Height: approx 9” / 23 cm in fingering weight; 11.5” / 29.5cm in
worsted weight

Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply 100% superwash merino wool;
400yds / 366m per 115g skein
; color: Peach Rings; 1 skein
US size D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain
Spud and Chloë Sweater 55% superwash wool, 45% organic
cotton; 160yds / 146m per 100g skein
; color: Lilac #7523 ;
1 skein
US size G/6 4mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain
Several yards of black yarn for embroidery
Polyester fiberfill
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

13 sts and 14 rnds = 3” / 7.5 cm in worsted weight and
2” / 5 cm in fingering weight

Gauge is not critical to this pattern, but a different gauge will
result in different yardage used and a different final size for
the toy.

Pattern Notes
Hippo is worked in continuous rounds without joining. Stuff
pieces as you go.

Craft: Crochet
Category: Toys and Hobbies • Softies • Animal
Size: fingering weight (approx 9"/23 cm height) and worsted weight (approx 11.5"/29.5 cm in height)
Gauge: 26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in sc in the round
Hook: 3.25 mm (D)
Materials: Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply
Weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Yardage: yards

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  • Mfr: Cooperative Press
  • Source: Fresh Designs Crochet: Toys
  • Item #: RMP519970
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