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#1 schnackerl

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 07:28 AM

Hi everyone!
This is my first pattern here. I hope you´ll like it.
It was supposed to be Dumbo from Walt Disney, but in fact it has become a 2,5 inch small goofy looking elephant.:blush

http://i187.photobuc...rl/Elephant.jpg

Here is the pattern (It hasn´t been tested!)

material: grey yarn, small amount of white yarn, two google eyes
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
FO = fasten off
slst = slip stich

body:
ch2
1) 6 hdc in the second ch from hook (6 hdc)
2) 2 hdc in each hdc (12 hdc)
3) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in next hdc, repeat around (18 hdc)
4) 1 hdc in each hdc (18 hdc)
5) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 2 hdc, repeat around (24 hdc)
6) 1 hdc in each hdc (24 hdc)
7) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 3 hdc, repeat around (30 hdc)
8) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 4 hdc, repeat around (36 hdc)
9-14) 1 hdc in each hdc (36 hdc)
15) hdc dec, hdc in next 4 hdc, repeat around (30 hdc)
16) hdc dec, hdc in next 3 hdc, repeat around (24 hdc)
STUFF
17) hdc dec, hdc in next 2 hdc, repeat around (18 hdc)
18) hdc dec, hdc in next hdc, repeat around (12 hdc)
19) hdc dec (6 hdc) FO

head:
Chain 2
1) 6 hdc in the second ch from hook (6 hdc)
2) 2 hdc in each hdc (12 hdc)
3) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in next hdc, repeat around (18 hdc)
4) 1 hdc in each hdc (18 hdc)
5) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 2 hdc, repeat around (24 hdc)
6) 1 hdc in each hdc (24 hdc)
7) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 3 hdc, repeat around (30 hdc)
8-10) 1 hdc in each hdc (30 hdc)
11) hdc dec, hdc in next 3 hdc, repeat around (24 hdc)
12) hdc dec, hdc in next 2 hdc, repeat around (18 hdc)
FO leaving long tail to sew head to body, STUFF

arms (make two):
Chain 2
1) 6 hdc in the second ch from hook (6 hdc)
2) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 hdc in next, repeat around (9 hdc)
3-7) 1 hdc in each hdc (9 hdc)
FO leaving long tail to sew arms to body

legs (make two):
1) 6 hdc in the second ch from hook (6 hdc)
2) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 hdc in next, repeat around (9 hdc)
3-4) 1 hdc in each hdc (9 hdc)
FO leaving long tail to sew legs to body

snout:
Chain 11
working all around the chains in slip stitches (~22slst)
FO leaving long tail to sew snout to head

ears (make two):
Chain 2
1) 6 hdc in the second ch from hook (6 hdc)
2) 2 hdc in each hdc (12 hdc)
3) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in next hdc, repeat around (18 hdc)
4) 2 hdc in first hdc, 1 in the next 2 hdc, repeat around (24 hdc)
5) on one side of the circle you crocheted up to now make a few double crochets untill you think the ears are big enough.
FO leavin a long tail to sew ears to head

tail:
chain 4
sew a few short pieces of yarn into the first chain, FO leaving long tail to sew to backside of the body

embroider toes with white yarn on the arms and legs
sew everything together and glue or sew the google eyes in the elephants face.
Have fun with your own wannabe-dumbo:yay



#2 laurastar0962

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 07:40 AM

ty for sharing your pattern
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Posted 12 August 2007 - 08:28 AM

thanks for the pattern. have a great day. nana
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Posted 12 August 2007 - 10:51 AM

Awwww! How cute!
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#5 Ramburn

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 12:51 PM

Very cute. Thank you for sharing your pattern. :elle

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 05:51 PM

OH what a cutie! THank you very much! Michelle

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 09:46 PM

How cuuuuute!! Thanx for sharing your pattern!!:)


#8 ptlycloudy

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Posted 12 August 2007 - 10:51 PM

Thanks for the pattern. My DH is crazy for elephants this will be a great Christmas stocking stuffer.

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 12:08 AM

Oh how cute! I can't wait to make an elephant! I have a friend whose crazy about them!
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Posted 13 August 2007 - 03:41 AM

Thanks for sharing!


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Posted 13 August 2007 - 09:33 AM

:elle :elle :elle :elle
THANK YOU for sharing the pattern!
:elle :elle :elle :elle
I LOVE ELEPHANTS!!!
:elle :elle :elle :elle



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Posted 13 August 2007 - 09:42 AM

:ty for sharing your pattern. :yay
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#13 Mel2nsluvsCrochet

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 01:03 PM

I love your little elephant! I have copied the pattern and the pic is darling!!

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 04:23 PM

He's adorable. Thanks for the pattern.

#15 CrochetPoet

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Posted 14 August 2007 - 07:20 AM

I don't think he's goofy at all! He's toooooo cute!

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#16 schnackerl

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 03:26 AM

thank you for all the compliments!:-)

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 11:34 AM

I love him!! I have a couple of elephant patterns and I am kind of starting up a little collection. I haven't made any yet but I will...some day....:(
Stephanie

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 08:24 PM

Awww!!!! He's adorable!!! Thanks for sharing the pattern.
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Posted 20 August 2007 - 01:04 PM

Awww, it's really cute.

#20 addicted to yarn

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 10:42 AM

This is a really cute elephant. I love the ears. It took me forever to figure out ears when I made an elephant.