Adorable, right? What little tyke wouldn't want to cuddle with this 100% cotton pink elephant lovey blanket! The pattern can easily be adapted to blue, or any color of your choosing!
Please note that you can e-mail me if you have any questions at all about the pattern! The links to video tutorials for various stitches can be very helpful if needed!
*Best price I can find for the Sugar'n Cream yarn is $1.99 for a 2.5 oz skein at Michaels Craft Stores. Even better if you print out and use their coupons each week - I print two coupons and bring my husband (They almost always have a 40% or 50% off one regular priced item!).
Make the Head and Nose:
(I strongly suggest reading all the directions first and then watching the video tutorial if this is your first time making a ball shape).
YOU WILL BE MAKING THE NOSE FIRST:
Make the Ears:
The ears are worked from the outside of the ear toward the head in sort of a double layer that will be sewn together at the end....look at the picture to get a better idea if you do not understand, but if you still need help check out the Crochet Elephant Ear Tutorial YOU TUBE video I made...it's not the best, as I made it quickly, but I hope it helps!
Sew on Eyes:
Make the Arms (optional):
Make the Blanket:
This is a basic granny square blanket with 6 corners instead of 4 and 13 rows in pink, then the edging. If my directions are confusing, check out this granny square video tutorial. My pattern just adds extra corners, but is done pretty much the same!
The final blanket is approximately 18" x 18".
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Welcome! I'm Kathie, an educated, happily married mother and step-mother to four adult children. I wholeheartedly believe in creating and living a simpler, happier, and healthier life in this stressful and modern world! I work at creating a simpler life in ways that are as economically wise and environmentally conscious as possible. Please join me on my journey:-)