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Giraffe

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Coats & Clark
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® yarn, 1 skein each: cornmeal, gold, carrot, black
  • Crochet Hook: 3.75mm [US F-5]
  • Split-lock stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Buttons for eyes

GAUGE: 16 sc = 4"; 20 rnds = 4" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
inc (increase) = 2 sc in next sc.
dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTE: Work in continuous rounds of sc without joining unless otherwise indicated. Place a marker in first stitch of round and move up each round.

Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2
tags.

DIRECTIONS:

HEAD AND BODY:
Begin at top of head with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: [Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: [Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6times - 30 sc.
Rnds 6-12: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 13: [Dec] 15 times - 15 sc.
Neck-Rnd 14: [Sc in next 3 sc, dec] 3 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 15: Sc in each sc around. Stuff head.
Rnd 16: [Sc in next 5 sc, inc] twice - 14 sc.
Rnd 17: [Sc in next 6 sc, inc] twice - 16 sc.
Rnd 18: [Sc in next 7 sc, inc] twice - 18 sc.
Rnds 19 and 20: Sc in each sc around.
Body-Rnd 21: [Sc in next 2 sc, inc] 6 times - 24 sc.
Rnds 22-30: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 31: [Dec] 12 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 32: [Dec] 6 times - 6 sc. Fasten off. Finish stuffing.
Weave yarn tail through remaining 6 sc, draw up firmly to gather; fasten securely.

LEG (Make 4): With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: [Sc in next sc, inc] 3 times - 9 sc.
Rnds 3-10: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off.
Stuff. Sew in place.

HORN (Make 2): With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: [Sc in next 2 sc, inc] twice - 8 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 4: Working in back lps on this rnd only, [dec] 4 times - 4 sc.
Rnd 5: Slip st in each sc around. Fasten off.
Do not stuff. Sew in place.

EAR (Make 2): With A, ch 2.
Row 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, [inc] 6 times; turn – 12 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sc, [inc] twice, sc in last 5 sc - 14 sc. Fasten off.
Fold ear in half at ends of rows and sew in place.

SNOUT: With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: [Sc in next 2 sc, inc] twice - 8 sc.
Rnd 3: [Sc in next 3 sc, inc] twice - 10 sc.
Rnd 4: [Sc in next 4 sc, inc] twice - 12 sc. Fasten off.
Stuff lightly and sew in place. Embroider straight sts noseand mouth with D. Sew eyes in place.

MANE: With C, ch 15.
Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in next ch, [ch 3, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, slip st in next ch of beginning ch] 12 times. Fasten off.
Sew to center back of head.

TAIL: With A, ch 7;
slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.
End of Tail: With C, [ch 6, slip st in 6th ch from hook] 5 times. Fasten off.
Weave yarn tail through slip st section; draw up tightly to gather; fasten securely. Sew to end of tail.

SPOTS (Make 10): With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Sew one spot on each side of face for cheeks. Scatter
remaining spots around front and back of body.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc. = color A, B, etc.;
ch = chain;
mm = millimeters;
rnd = round;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch (es);
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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