Happy Hippo The Big Hippopotamus by Ira Rott

Happy Hippo The Big Hippopotamus

July 2019
both are used in this pattern
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 8.5 rows = 4 inches
in sc, working with Bernat Blanket yarn & an 8 mm (L) hook
8.0 mm (L)
5.5 mm (I)
850 - 880 yards (777 - 805 m)
Approximately 32” (81.3 cm) including ears.
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Happy hippo is a very friendly big hippopotamus, that’s why he is always happy to receive hugs. In return, he will supply you with endless smiles. This crochet pattern is in PDF format with Instant Download. It is written row-by-row using US crochet terms. It also includes crochet diagrams, step-by-step photos, and a conversion chart to UK terms.

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• English
• PDF, 16 pages, 10.9 MB (mobile devices friendly)

• Intermediate
• Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, front post double crochet, working in rows and in the round, amigurumi joining technique, increasing, decreasing, sewing.

SIZE: Approximately 32” (81.3 cm) including ears.

TOOLS & MATERIALS you will need:
• Bernat Blanket / Brights Big Ball Yarn; Weight category: 6 / Super bulky; Qty: 2 1⁄2 skeins of Busy Blue for hippo, 1⁄2 skein of Race Car Red or any other color for scarf, a small amount of White for hooves & Baby Blue for ears
• Bernat Super Value Yarn; Weight category: 4 / Medium / Worsted; A small amount of Black, White, and Peony Pink
• Bulky yarn needle / tapestry needle
• Stitch markers
• Large bag of polyester stuffing or 1 bed pillow - approximately 45 oz (1.3 kg)
• Crochet hooks: 5.5 mm (I) & 8 mm (L)

GAUGE: 9 sc X 8.5 rows = 4” X 4” (10 X 10 cm), working with an 8 mm (L) hook & Bernat Blanket yarn. The gauge is not critical for this item. Your finished size & the amount of yarn may vary depending on the materials used & your tension.

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