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bernat® baby blanket™ crochet ollie the elephant

Use simple shaping techniques to create Ollie, the big snuggly elephant with Bernat® Baby Blanket™.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx 18” [46 cm] long x 12” [30.5 cm] tall.
GAUGE: 7 sc and 8 rows = 4” [10 cm].
SPECIAL STITCH EXPLANATION:
- Sc2tog (Single Crochet 2 Together): Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.
NOTES:
- To embroider the eyes and eyelashes we recommend using Bernat® Softee Chunky™ Black or another black worsted weight yarn.
- Join all rnds with sl st to first sc.

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Tail
With MC, ch 13.
Row 1: (2 dc. Ch 2. Sl st) all in 4th ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 8 ch.
Do not fasten off. 1 ch remains.
Body
Rnd 1: 6 sc in last ch of tail. Join with sl st to first sc of 6 sc in last ch. 6 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join. 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 18 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 24 sc.
Rnd 5: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 30 sc.
Rnd 6: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 36 sc.
Rnd 7: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 42 sc.
Rnd 8: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 48 sc.
Rnd 9: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 54 sc.
Rnd 10: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. 60 sc.
Rnd 11: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.
Rep Rnd 11 until work from beg measures 14” [35.5 cm].
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 54 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 48 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 42 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 36 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 30 sc.
Stuff Body firmly.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 24 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 18 sc.
Next Rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join. 12 sc.
Do not fasten off.
Trunk
Rnd 1: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join. 12 sc.
Rep Tnd 1 until Trunk measures 6” [15 cm].
Stuff Trunk firmly as you go.
Break MC, join A.
Next Rnd: With A, ch 1. Working in back loops only, (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join.
Fasten off leaving long end.
Draw end tightly through rem 6 sts.
Fold back 3” [7.5 cm] of Trunk and sew into place as shown in photo.
Feet (Make 4 Alike).
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join. 6 sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join. 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Break MC, join with A. 18 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join.
Rnds 5 and 6: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.
Fasten off.
Sew Feet to Body as shown in photo.
Left Ear
Front and Back (Make 1 Each with MC and A)
Ch 7.
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Place st marker on sc just worked. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 6 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 7 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 7 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 8 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 9 sc.
Rows 5 to 11: Ch 1. 1 sc in each s

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Contrast A = Country Blue
MC = Main Color (Blueberry Sprinkles)
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Together
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tog = Together

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