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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Georgina the Giraffe
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Georgina the Giraffe

Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern #: 80449AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 37 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 15.5 in. (40.5 cm) including horns

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice® Baby

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Color (B)
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Lamb Angel White Aqua Lullaby Pink Little Boy Blue Bluebell Cheery Cherry Goldfish
Pink Poodle Berrylicious Duckie Mint Sweet Pea
*Vanna's Choice® Baby (Article #840). 100% Premium Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (170yds/156m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  840-157 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Duckie
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$ 3.29  
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•  840-132 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Goldfish
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$ 3.29  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of brown yarn
 

Amigurumi Georgina the Giraffe

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice® Baby

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

GIRAFFE
BODY

Beg at the top of the head, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: Work 2 sc in each of first 6 sts, sc in next 18 sts – 30 sts.
Rnds 9-11: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 12: (Sc2tog) 6 times, sc in next 18 sts – 24 sts.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Body. Beg stuffing Body. Continue stuffing firmly as work progresses.
Rnds 14-25: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 26: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 21 sts.
Rnd 27: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 28: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around – 27 sts.
Rnd 29: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 30: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * around – 33 sts.
Rnd 31: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnds 32-43: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 44: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 45: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 46: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 47: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Rnd 48: (Sc2tog) around – 6 sts.
Fasten off.

LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.
Rnd 5: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Change to A.
Rnds 6-22: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

HORNS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: (Sc2tog) around – 4 sts. Change to A. Stuff firmly.
Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Fasten off.

TAIL
With A, ch 15. Change to B.
Ch 5, sl st to last A ch, ch 5, sl st to same last A ch, ch 5, sl st and end at same ch. Fasten off.

SMALL SPOTS (make 3)
With B, ch 2.
Work Rnd 1 of Ears. Fasten off.

LARGE SPOTS (make 2)
Work as for Ears.

FINISHING
Sew Horns to top of Body. Fold Ears and sew to Body. Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to Body. Sew Tail to back of Body. Sew Spots as desired onto Body. With brown yarn, embroider straight st nose and mouth. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 37 reviews)
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Amigurumi Georgina the Giraffe Reviewed by Hannah on 2012-11-25 ****
Really good pattern :) Made it for my friend and she loved it :) The only reason I didn't rate a ***** (5 stars) is because I found the ears, and 'horns?' quite tricky to make and sew on :)


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