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Amigurumi Elephant Pillow
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80358

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 10 x 13 in. (25.5 x 33 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 6, 2011)
HEAD … Beg stuffing. Continue to stuff as work progresses. Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts. Trunk Rnds 15-25: Sc in each st around. Finish stuffing trunk. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Use yarb tail to sew end of trunk closed. Bend tip of trunk slightly upwards, and use remaining tail to sew in place. EARS (make 2) Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 56 sts. Fasten off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

790-391 Homespun Yarn: Blue Sky Heathered Solid Pale sky blue

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Note: (A)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) 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 - 1 st decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY (make 2) With A, ch 29.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 28 sts.
Rows 2-20: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 21: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 24 sts, sc2tog - 26 sts.
Row 22: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 22 sts, sc2tog - 24 sts.
Row 23: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 20 sts, sc2tog - 22 sts.
Row 24: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 18 sts, sc2tog - 20 sts.
Row 25: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 16 sts, sc2tog - 18 sts.
Row 26: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog - 16 sts.
Row 27: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 12 sts, sc2tog - 14 sts.
Fasten off.



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.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnds 6-11: Sc in each st around.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Beg stuffing.
Continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Trunk
Rnds 15-25: Sc in each st around.


Finish stuffing trunk.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use yarb tail to sew end of trunk closed.

Bend tip of trunk slightly upwards, and use remaining tail to sew in place.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 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 - 16 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 32 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 56 sts.


Fasten off.



LEGS (make 4)
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.
Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Hold Front and Back of bodies together.

Join yarn with sl st; sc evenly through both thicknesses around entire outside edge to join, along sides and top of Body.

Stuff Body before finishing off.
Tail
Join yarn with sl st at back of Body, ch 8.

Fasten off.
Sew head to body on right side.

Fold ears in half to form semi-circles and sew onto Head.

Sew on legs.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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