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Peanut the Elephant/ Benny, der Elefant

Crochet
November 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
260 - 294 yards (238 - 269 m)
Errata available: shopmartingale.com

This cutie’s big floppy ears let you know he’s an African elephant (and not his smaller-eared cousin, the Asian elephant). Besides providing an opportunity for a zoology lesson, he’s simply adorable!

Height: Approx 7.5” tall

Yarns: Frog Tree Merino (100% baby merino wool; 1.75oz/50g; 137 yds/125m)

  • MC: 2 skeins in color #0011 (grey)
  • CC: 20 yards in color #000 (white)

Hooks and Notions:

  • Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Two 12mm black plastic craft eyes
  • A few handfuls of stuffing

Gauge
7 rnds of sc = 3” diameter circle