Giraffe Plushie by Shehla Ahmed

Giraffe Plushie

June 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 4 rows = 4 inches
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
Any. Large but can be adjusted.
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This is a pattern for a large giraffe toy, about 2.5 feet tall when seated. The full size is about 3.75 feet from the top of his head to the end of his feet. It’s made in separate pieces, then seamed together in the end. It takes a few days to make, but it makes a wonderful gift that everyone will love.

Skill level: intermediate. The stitches and techniques involved are all pretty basic and easy to follow along. THe pattern does include some shaping, but it’s explained in the pattern in a way that makes it easy. Some techniques to know are increasing, decreasing, HDC, DC, SC stitches, working in the round, and seaming.

Materials: Worsted weight yarn in a few colors, 4.5mm crochet hook and 5.00mm crochet hook, fiberfill stuffing and other notions.