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#1 Nurdug

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 04:26 AM

Baby giraffe

Materials:
Yarn and matching hook
Stuffing
Yarn needle
Eyes of your choice

This pattern is done mostly in the round. Do not join rounds unless otherwise noted.

Body (make 1):
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rd 1: 6 sc
Rd 2: two sc in each sc = 12 sc
Rd 3: [1 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 4: [2 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 5: [3 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 30 sc
Rd 6: [4 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 36 sc
Rd 7: [5 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 42 sc
Rd 8: [6 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 48 sc
Rd 9: [7 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 54 sc
Rd 10: [8 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 60 sc
Rd 11-14: 1 sc in each sc around = 60 sc
Rd 15: [8 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 54 sc
Rd 16-17: 1 sc in each sc around = 54 sc
Rd 18: [7 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 48 sc
Rd 19: [6 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 42 sc
Rd 20: 1 sc in each sc around = 42 sc
Rd 21: 13 sc, sc2tog, [1 sc, sc2tog] 5 times, 6 sc = 36 sc
Rd 22-23: 1 sc in each sc around = 36 sc
Rd 24: [4 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 30 sc


Rd 25-28: 1 sc in each sc around = 30 sc
Rd 29: [3 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 30: 1 sc in each sc around = 24 sc
Rd 31: [2 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 32: [1 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 12 sc
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Head (make 1):
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rd 1: 6 sc
Rd 2: two sc in each sc = 12 sc
Rd 3: [1 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 4: [2 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 5: [3 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 30 sc
Rd 6: [4 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 36 sc
Rd 7: [5 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 42 sc
Rd 8: [6 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 48 sc
Rd 9: [7 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 54 sc
Rd 10-13: 1 sc in each sc around = 54 sc
Rd 14: [7 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 48 sc
Rd 15: [6 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 42 sc
Rd 16: 1 sc in each sc around = 42 sc
Rd 17: [5 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 36 sc
Rd 18: [4 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 30 sc
Rd 19: [3 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 20: [2 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 21: [1 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 12 sc

Stuff firmly

Rd 22: sc2tog 6 times = 6 sc
Fasten off, pull the remaining 6 sc together and sew tightly, weave in ends.

Leg (make 2):
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rd 1: 6 sc
Rd 2: two sc in each sc = 12 sc
Rd 3: [1 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 4: [2 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 5: [3 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 30 sc
Rd 6-7: 1 sc in each sc around = 30 sc ---> Change Colour
Rd 8-9: 1 sc in each sc around = 30 sc
Rd 10: [3 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 24 sc


Rd 11: [2 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 12-20: 1 sc in each sc around = 18 sc
Rd 21: [1 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 12 sc
Rd 22: 1 sc in each sc around = 12 sc
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Arm (make 2):
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rd 1: 6 sc
Rd 2: two sc in each sc = 12 sc
Rd 3: [1 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 4: [2 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 5: [3 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 30 sc
Rd 6-7: 1 sc in each sc around = 30 sc ---> Change Colour
Rd 8-9: 1 sc in each sc around = 30 sc
Rd 10: [3 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 11: [2 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 12-20: 1 sc in each sc around = 18 sc
Rd 21: [1 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 12 sc
Rd 22: 1 sc in each sc around = 12 sc
Rd 23: sc2tog 6 times = 6 sc
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Horn (make 2):
Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rd 1: 6 sc
Rd 2: two sc in each sc = 12 sc
Rd 3: [1 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 4: [2 sc, 2sc in following sc] 6 times = 24 sc
Rd 5-6: 1 sc in each sc around = 24 sc
Rd 7: [2 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 18 sc
Rd 8: [1 sc, sc2tog] 6 times = 12 sc
Rd 9-11: 1 sc in each sc around = 12 sc
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Ear (make 2):
Ears are crocheted in rows.


R 1: ch 6, 1 sc in 2nd
ch from hook, 3 sc in next 3 ch, 3 sc in last ch, turn work, crochet on the
under side of beginning chain. 4 sc, ch 1, turn
R 2: 4 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 3 times, 4 sc, ch 1, turn
R 3: 4 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 6 times, 4 sc, ch 1, turn
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Mouth (make 1)
Ch 5, work as the ears over both sides of beginning chain, but this time join rounds with sl st

Rd 1: 2 sc in 2 nd
ch from hook, 2 sc, 3 sc in last chain, turn, 2 sc, sl st in turning ch
Rd 2: 1 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 3 times, 2 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 3 times, 2 sc, sl st in first sc
Rd 3: 2 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 2 times, 6 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 2 times, 4 sc, sl st in first sc
Rd 4: [2 sc in next sc] 6 times, 4 sc, [2 sc in next sc] 6 times, 4 sc, sl st in first sc
Rd 5-7: 1 sc in each sc around, join with sl st
Rd 8: 6 sc, sc2tog 2 times, 14 sc, sc2tog 2 times, 1 sc, sl st in first sc
Rd 9: 1 sc in each sc around, join with sl st

Finishing:
Stuff all open pieces and assemble like seen in the first picture. Add eyes and embroider
mouth and nose.

© Gudrun Kulich 2007
Translation: Katrin Ratajczak 2008




#2 unicorn37757

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 05:23 AM

Thanks!:yay
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#3 carovan

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 06:07 AM

Thank You, Thank You!!!!!!! :cheer :hug :cheer
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#4 i'mhooked

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 08:14 AM

Do you have a picture of the finished giraffe?

#5 yarncat

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 08:46 AM

Thanks!:clap

#6 besal

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 09:23 AM

The baby giraffe sounds wonderful. I want to make it soon, but do you have a pic. of it.:think

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 09:57 AM

Awesome thanks! You are so kind!
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Posted 29 February 2008 - 11:03 AM

Thank you! :yay

#9 curiouskate

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 03:14 PM

Pic of the baby giraffe

#10 Brthomas

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 09:07 AM

Has anyone made this yet? If so can you provide a finished picture?

#11 goodtaste

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 07:43 PM

Thank you for sharing your pattern. Perhaps you can grab a pic with your webcam?