Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Toy Giraffe
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Cotton Hemp
Pattern Number: L10252 This amigurumi friend is sweet and fast to make.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 16 in. (40.5 cm), including Horns

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5700-557 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Lemon Drop

Medium yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (A)

5700-533 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Clementine

Bright red-orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (B)

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

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of black yarn
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.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



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.

Thread yarn end through last rnd of sts and pull tightly together.





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 6-20: 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.

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 A ch, ch 5, sl st at same ch.

Fasten off.





SMALL SPOTS (make 3) With B, ch 2.Work 6 sc in first ch.

Fasten off.





LARGE SPOTS (make 2)Work same as for Ears.





FINISHING Sew Horns to top of Body.

Fold Ears and sew to Body on either side of horns.

Stuff Legs lightly and sew to Body.

Sew Tail to back of Body.

Sew Spots as desired onto Body.

With black yarn, embroider straight st nose and mouth.

Weave in ends.

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


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