Elephant baby rattle crochet pattern

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Elephant baby rattle crochet pattern

Check out this quick and easy elephant baby rattle crochet pattern!
It could be the perfect gift for a newborn as it makes sounds when shaken. Babies like the sounds it produces and follow the rattle with their eyes and also try to grab it with their hands.

Good luck and happy crocheting!

Designed by @happiness_by_kris

Translated by AmigurumiPatterns.me

Materials:

  • Yarn: YarnArt Jeans or Alize Cotton Gold
  • Crochet: 2 – 2.5 mm, depends on how tight you crochet
  • Eyes: 8 – 10 mm safety eyes
  • 60 mm wooden ring (or any other diameter)
  • One bell to insert inside the head
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Stitch marker
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:

  • mr – magic ring
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec – decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • BLO – back loop only
  • FLO – front loop only
  • [12] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
  • ( ) * x – repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Elephant baby rattle crochet pattern:

Semi-ring:

Make 22 ch.
1. From the second chain from the hook make 21 sc, 1 turning chain.
2-7. 21 sc, 1 turning chain
8. 21 sc
Leave a long yarn for sewing.
Join the edges of the semi-ring with sl st on the ring or sew it with a needle.

Head:

1. 6 sc in mr [6]
2. inc * 6 [12]
3. (sc, inc) * 6 [18]
4. (2 sc, inc) * 6 [24]
5. (3 sc, inc) * 6 [30]
6. (4 sc, inc) * 6 [36]
7. (5 sc, inc) * 6 [42]
8. 42 sc [42]
9. (13 sc, inc) * 3 [45]
10. (14 sc, inc) * 3 [48]
11-20. 48 sc [48] (10 rows)
Insert the eyes between rows 15 and 16, 10 stitches apart.
21. (6 sc, dec) * 6 [42]
22. (5 sc, dec) * 6 [36]
23. (4 sc, dec) * 6 [30]
24. (3 sc, dec) * 6 [24]
Start stuffing the head, insert the bell.
25. (2 sc, dec) * 6 [18]
26. (1 sc, dec) * 6 [12]
27. dec * 6 [6]
Fasten off and leave a long yarn for sewing.
Shape the eyes and embroider the face as shown in the pictures.

Trunk:

1. 4 sc in mr [4]
2. (1 sc, inc) * 2 [6]
3. 6 sc [6]
4. (2 sc, inc) * 2 [8]
5-6. 8 sc [8]
7. (3 sc, inc) * 2 [10]
8-9. 10 sc [10]
10. (4 sc, inc) * 2 [12]
11-12. 12 sc [12]
Fold the top of the trunk and crochet 5 sc through both sides. Leave a long yarn for sewing.
Sew the trunk between rows 16 and 17 of the head, between the eyes.

Ears:

Each ear consists of two parts.
First part:
(crochet with pink yarn)
1. 6 sc in mr [6]
2. inc * 6 [12]
3. (sc, inc) * 6 [18]
4. (2 sc, inc) * 6 [24]
5. (3 sc, inc) * 6 [30]
Cut the yarn.

Second part:
(crochet with same yarn color as the head)
1. 6 sc in mr [6]
2. inc * 6 [12]
3. (sc, inc) * 6 [18]
4. (2 sc, inc) * 6 [24]
5. (3 sc, inc) * 6 [30]
Don’t cut the yarn, we will continue crocheting with this color.
Put the pink part on top of the second part, make 30 sc through both parts.

Fold the year and make 2-3 stitches to form the shape of the ear.
Sew the years between rows 15 and 16 of the head.

Bow:

The bow also consists of two parts.
First part:
(crochet with pink yarn)
Make 14 ch.
1. From the second chain from the hook make 13 sc, 1 turning chain.
2-6. 13 sc, 1 turning chain
7. 13 sc
Make sc around edges.

Second part:
(crochet with white yarn)
Make 10 ch.
1. From the second chain from the hook make 9 sc, 1 turning chain.
2-3. 9 sc, 1 turning chain
4. 9 sc
Make sc around edges.

Strap:
Make 60 ch.

Put all the parts together, wrap some yarn around all of them to form a bow.

Elephant baby rattle crochet pattern result:

Elephant baby rattle

We hope you enjoyed this elephant baby rattle crochet pattern. If you want to make a more beautiful gift for your beloved ones you can check out @happiness_by_kriss‘ account for the premium elephant toy crochet pattern or you can check our other great patterns, for example this cute little dragon.

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Last modified: February 20, 2024

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