2in1 Elephant Hooded Blanket Crochet Pattern In Child And Adult Sizes

August 12, 2019
Can I just say, I absolutely love the floppy ears on this design! The 2in1 Elephant Hooded Blanket was a fun project to make and it was my gift to my grandson for modelling my designs for me.


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This beautiful 2in1 blanket is also a decoration for your room.

Use it to keep warm and snugly, and when you are done with it, fold it and display it on your sofa, armchair or bed.

Don't be mislead by the blue trim, the blanket is suitable for girls or boys alike, simply change the color of it or go all out and make the entire blanket in the color of your choice.

Made with super chunky (super bulky / #6) yarn, this blanket is warm and soft, and works up in no time.


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THIS PATTERN IS AVAILABLE IN MY s IN A LARGE PRINT, INEXPENSIVE, PRINTABLE PDF FILE WITH PICTURES, STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL AND LINKS TO VIDEOS TO HELP YOU MAKE YOURS QUICK AND EASY.

CROCHET LEVEL: 

Advanced Beginner / Intermediate

This pattern is suitable for crocheters who are comfortable reading a crochet pattern and are familiar with the basic stitches.

All special stitches are explained so you can easily follow the pattern.

A link to the video is provided that shows you how to crochet the pattern for the blanket portion of the design.

FORMAT: 

PDF file, pattern written row by row in US terms with side notes and photo tutorial and link to video where needed. 

LANGUAGE: 

English


SIZES: 

It is designed to be a full body blanket, the pattern includes child and adult size hood and mittens.

The pattern for the blanket is explain in a way that you can make it as small or big as you like.

Child: 100cm by 100cm

Adult: 125cm by 125cm



GAUGE: 

Gauge is not particularly important in this pattern.

Your finish size my vary depending on your tension and material used. 

Keep the tension relaxed, if your work is too tight, the ends will curl. 

Use one size up hook to make the foundation chain and first row.

Gauge for the blanket for a 10cm by 10cm area is 5 rows by 7 stitches.


MATERIAL NEEDED: 

Marriner Yarns super chunky (super bulky/ #6) yarn, 100g balls (approximately 90m in length). 

Marriner Yarns is only found in the UK, so for my international readers, I can recommend a similar yarn, Red Heart Yarn , which comes is a multitude of colours and weights, just as affordable and easy to work with as Marriner Yarns.

C
hild: 100cm by 100cm

- 12 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in gray

- 1 x 100g ball of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in blue for the trim

Adult: 125cm by 125cm

- 19 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in gray

- 1 x 100g ball of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in blue for the trim
- small quantities of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in white and black for the tusks and eyes

- small quantities of stuffing for the tusks

- tapestry needle

- scissors and pins to pin the parts in place before sewing

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HOOK NEEDED: 

10mm (N/P)


SKILLS: 

- slip stitch

- single crochet

- double crochet

- half double crochet

- front post double crochet

- decrease

- increase

All special stitches are explained in detail.


Special Stitches

First Double Crochet In The Row (dc1) – sc in the first stitch, ch2. Compared to the usual method of crocheting a double crochet in the first row (ch3), this method of constructing it will eliminate the gap that usually occurs between the first two stitches.

Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc) – Yarn over (2 loops on hook), insert hook from front to back behind the double crochet post below, yarn over and pull up a long loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through the last remaining loops.


COPYRIGHT:
 
The pattern and photographs on this listing are the property of Crafting Happiness. 

This pattern and design are subject to copyright, and are for personal, non-commercial use only. 

You can sell the items made with this pattern on a small scale (e.g. handmade to order or sold at fairs etc). 

Mass production of items using my patterns is not allowed without my written approval. 

You may not distribute or sell this pattern under any circumstances.


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7 comments:

  1. These look lovely and I can't wait to make some for adults for presents. Thankyou for sharing.

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  2. Could someone please keep me? I have not been able to find the link to the free Elephant blanket pattern. Mahalo for the assistance, Kekepania

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    1. Hi, this pattern is now for sale only on Etsy and Ravelry

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