Giraffe Free Crochet Pattern

Hello Crochet lovers,

Today we share one free amigurumi crochet pattern again for you. As you know we share new amigurumi free patterns every day. The main crochets are amigurumi gazelles, amigurumi bears, amigurumi pola, amigurumi pandas, amigurumi penguins, amigurumi giraffes, amigurumi llama, amigurumi pigs, amigurumi bunny, amigurumi clowns, amigurumi lambs, amigurumi bees, amigurumi unicorns, amigurumi dolls, amigurumi foxes, amigurumi penguins, amigurumi dinosaurs, amigurumi elephants, amigurumi hippos, amigurumi monkeys, amigurumi cats, amigurumi dogs and more …

Would you like to make a giraffe with a sweet face? Also, our doll giraffe can sit and cuddle. The difficulty level in making the doll is beginner level. The finished size of the giraffe is 10.6 inches.

I would like to thank marjanvanderleer for this beautiful free pattern. You can find beautiful amigurumi free patterns on our site here. Let’s start. Enjoy 🙂

Crochet Giraffe Pattern Instructions

Materials

  • Embroidery needle & black yarn
  • 2 safety eyes (8 mm)
  • toy stuffing
  • 2,5 mm crochet hook

Abbreviations

  • MR = magic ring
  • sc = single crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • Inc 1 st = work 2 stitches in same stitch
  • Dec 1 st = work 2 stitches together
  • […] = number of stitches
  • (…) = number of rounds

Yarn

  • Little One’s Cotton & Rainbow Cotton 8/4

How much yarn do you need?
1 x Little One’s Cotton – Yellow (17435)
1 x Rainbow Cotton 8/4 – Sunny yellow (055)

Crochet Sitting Giraffe

HEAD
With Yellow (17435)

R1: 6 sc in MR [6],
R2: inc 1 st 6 times [12],
R3: 1 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18],
R4: 2 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [24],
R5: 3 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [30],
R6-11: 1 sc in each stitch (6 rounds) [30],
R12: 12 sc, inc 1 st 6 times, 12 sc [36],
R13: 5 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [42],
R14: 6 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [48],
R15-19: 1 sc in each stitch (5 rounds) [48],
Attach the eyes between R12 and R13, on both sides of the increased stitches on R12.
R20: 6 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [42],
R21: 5 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [36],
R22: 4 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [30],
Stuff the head continuously as you go.
R23: 3 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [24]
R24: 2 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [18]
R25: 1 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [12]
R26: dec 1 st 6 times [6]
Cut the yarn and pull through front loops of the 6 sc on R26. Tighten and fasten off.

EARS (Make 2)
With Sunny yellow (055)

R1: work 6 sc in MR [6],
R2: work 1 sc in each stitch [6],
R3: 1 sc, inc 1 st 3 times [9],
R4: 2 sc, inc 1 st 3 times [12],
R5: 3 sc, inc 1 st 3 times [15],
R6: 4 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18],
R7-10: 1 sc in each stitch (4 rounds) [18]
R11: dec 1 st 9 times [9]
R12: 1 sc in each stitch [9]
Bind off but leave a long end to sew the ears on the head on R19 and 13 sc in between.

HORNS (Make 2)
With Sunny yellow (055)

R1: 6 sc in MR [6]
R2: inc 1 st 6 times [12]
R3: 1 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18]
R4: 1 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [12]
Stuff the horn a little, and continue stuffing as you go.
R5: dec 1 st 6 times [6]
R6-8: 1 sc in each stitch (3 rounds) [6]

Bind off but leave a long end to sew the horns on the head between R18 and R19 and 3 sc in between. Embroider the nostrils on the snout between R4 and R5 with a couple of stitches and 2 sc in between. Embroider the mouth with black. See picture below.

Horns

BODY
With Yellow (17435)

R1: work 6 sc in MR [6],
R2: inc 1 st 6 times [12],
R3: 1 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18],
R4: 2 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [24],
R5: 3 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [30],
R6: 4 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [36],
R7: 5 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [42],
R8-12: work 1 sc in each stitch (5 rounds) [42],
R13: 5 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [36],
R14-15: work 1 sc in each stitch (2 rounds) [36],
R16: 4 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [30],
R17: work 1 sc in each stitch [30],
Stoff the body continuously as you go.
R18: 3 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [24],
R19: work 1 sc in each stitch [24],
R20: 2 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [18],
R21-32: work 1 sc in each stitch (12 rounds) [18]
Stuff the neck thoroughly to make sure it doesn’t get flaccid. Place the head on the neck between R14 and R20 and sew it on.

Body

ARMS (Make 2)
With Yellow (17435)

R1: 6 sc in MR [6]
R2: inc 1 st 6 times [12]
R3: 1 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18]
R4-7: 1 sc in each stitch (4 rounds) [18]
Stuff the hand, but not the arm.
R8: 1 sc, dec 1 st 6 times [12]
R9-20: 1 sc in each stitch (12 rounds) [12]
Fold the arm flat and work 6 sc through both sides of the arm.
Sew the arms on each side of the body on round R20.

LEGS (Make 2)
With Yellow (17435)

R1: 6 sc in MR [6]
R2: inc 1 st 6 times [12]
R3: *1 sc, inc 1 st 6 times [18]
R4: *2 sc, inc 1 st* 6 times [24]
R5-8: 1 sc in each stitch (4 rounds) [24]
R9: 5 sc, dec 1 st 7x, 5 sc [17]
R10: 4 sc, dec 1 st 4x, 5 sc [13]
R11: 6 sc, dec 1 st, 5 sc [12]
R12-31: 1 sc in each stitch (20 rounds) [12]
Stuff the leg, fold it flat and work 6 sc through both sides of the leg. Sew the legs on the bottom of the body, on both sides of the MR.

Legs

TAIL
Cut three threads of similar length and braid a little tail. Make the ends a bit frayed, like a brush. Sew the tail on the backside of the body on R8.

SPOTS (Make 5)
With Sunny yellow (055)

R1: 6 sc in MR [6]
R2: *1 sc, 1 dc and 1 sc in next stitch * 3 times [9]
Bind off and sew the spots on the giraffe.

You’re Done!

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