Elephant amigurumi in hot air balloon crochet pattern
Create your own cute nursery decoration with this simple crochet pattern. This elephant in a hot air balloon would also be a cool addition to a handmade baby mobile.
Just pick your favorite colors and grab your crochet hook, this hot air balloon pattern is so fun to make!
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This tutorial is a PDF document with 6 pages of detailed instructions, with more than 30 pictures. It's written in English (US crochet terms).
You will receive an email with the PDF file immediately after payment has been cleared.
To make this pattern you will need to know how to:
- begin with a magic ring
- slip stitch
- single crochet
- tapestry crochet (crochet carrying the second color along top of single crochet being worked in)
- 3 mm (US 2) crochet hook
- tapestry needle
- yarn calling for 3 mm (US 2) hook.
I used Schachenmayr Catania (cotton), and Schoeller&Stahl Limone (cotton)
- fiberfill stuffing
- 1 polystyrene ball of 3.5 inches (9 cm) diameter
- 2 black glass beads (or plastic safety eyes) of 4 mm diameter
With a 3mm hook and fingering yarn, the hot air balloon will measure 3.5 inches (9 cm) diameter.
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