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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.
Step 3

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 sc to end of row. Turn.
Row 12: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 8 sc.
Row 13: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Place st marker on sc just worked. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 7 sc.
Fasten off.
Hold Front and Back Ears tog with straight edge at right side.
Join MC with sl st through sts marked by st markers at top of straight edge.
Row 1: Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly around shaped edges to 2nd set of st markers.
Remove markers. Fasten off.
Sew Left Ear to left side of head as shown in photo.
Right 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. Place st marker on last sc. Turn. 6 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 7 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 8 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 9 sc.
Rows 5 to 11: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Row 12: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 8 sc.
Row 13: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Place st marker on last st. 7 sc.
Fasten off.
Hold Front and Back Ears tog with straight edge at left side.
Join MC with sl st through sts marked by st markers at bottom of straight edge.
Row 1: Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly around shaped edges to 2nd set of st markers.
Remove markers. Fasten off.
Sew Right Ear to right side of head as shown in photo.
Using length of Bernat® Softee Chunky™ black or other black worsted weight yarn and using a satin stitch embroider eyes and eyebrows as shown in photo.

Step 4

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Contrast A = Country Blue
MC = Main Colour (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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