Happypotamus Crochet Pattern: How to Crochet a Cute Hippo


Looking for a Happypotamus Crochet Pattern? Look no further!

In this blog post, we will show you how to crochet a cute hippo using our free crochet pattern. This hippo is the perfect addition to any home décor, and it makes a great gift for friends and family members! We hope you enjoy crocheting your very own Happypotamus!

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Introduce The Crochet Pattern And Explain The Materials Needed To Make A Happypotamus

The crochet pattern for a Happypotamus is available online. You will need worsted weight yarn, a size H ( Crochet Hook), and stuffing. The finished product will measure approximately 11″ wide by 13″ tall.

This is a fun and easy pattern to follow! Find the materials needed easily at any craft store. The finished Happypotamus will make a great addition to any child’s stuffed animal collection.

When you are looking for a unique and adorable crochet pattern, the Happypotamus is an interesting option! This pattern is simple to follow and only requires basic materials.

Show How To Crochet The Body, Head, And Tail Of The Hippo

You will now crochet the body of the hippo.

To do this, chain 24 stitches.

Then, single crochet in the second chain from the hook and in each stitch across. (23 stitches) Row two: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in each stitch across. (23 stitches)

Row three: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in the first stitch, *skip the next stitch, single crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * across until you have only one stitch left. Single crochet in that last stitch. (12 stitches)

Rows four through thirteen: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in each stitch across. (12 stitches)

At this point, you will have a long and skinny rectangle.

To give the hippo some shape, you will now single crochet two stitches together (decrease) at the beginning and end of each row.

Row four: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in the first stitch, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * across until you have only two stitches left. Skip the next stitch and single crochet in the last stitch. (11 stitches)

Row five: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in the first stitch, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * across until you have only one stitch left. Single crochet in that last stitch. (11 stitches)

Rows six through fifteen: Repeat rows four and five. (At the end of row fifteen, you should have six stitches)

Row sixteen: Chain one and turn. Single crochet in the first stitch, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * across until you have only one stitch left. Single crochet in that last stitch. (At the end of row sixteen, you should have five stitches)

Row seventeen: Chain one and turn. Single crochet two stitches together, single crochet in the next stitch, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * across. (At the end of row seventeen, you should have four stitches)

Row eighteen: Chain one and turn. Single crochet two stitches together, single crochet in the next stitch. Repeat from * across. (At the end of row eighteen, you should have three stitches)

Row nineteen: Chain one and turn. Single crochet two stitches together. (At the end of row nineteen, you should have two stitches)

Row twenty: Chain one and turn. Single crochet two stitches together. You should now have only one stitch left on your hook.

To make the head of the hippo, start by crocheting a magic ring.

Chain one and make six single crochets into the ring. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet to form a circle. (You should now have six stitches)

Row one: Chain one and make two single crochets in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twelve stitches)

Row two: Chain one and make one single crochet in the first stitch, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have eighteen stitches)

Row three: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first two stitches, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twenty-four stitches)

Row four: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first three stitches, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have thirty stitches)

Row five: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have thirty stitches)

Row six: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first two stitches, single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twenty-four stitches)

Row seven: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first three stitches, single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have eighteen stitches)

Row eight: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around, single crochet two stitches together. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twelve stitches)

Row nine: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around, single crochet two stitches together. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have six stitches)

Row ten: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around, single crochet two stitches together. You should now have only one stitch left on your hook.

To make the ears of the hippo, start by crocheting a magic ring.

Chain one and make six single crochets into the ring. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet to form a circle. (You should now have six stitches)

Row one: Chain one and make two single crochets in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twelve stitches)

Row two: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first two stitches, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have eighteen stitches)

Row three: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first three stitches, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twenty-four stitches)

Row four: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first four stitches, two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have thirty stitches)

Row five: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first five stitches, and two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have thirty-six stitches)

Row six: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first six stitches, and two single crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have forty-two stitches)

Row seven: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around, join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should still have forty-two stitches)

Row eight: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first two stitches, and single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have thirty stitches)

Row nine: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first three stitches, and single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twenty-four stitches)

Row ten: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first four stitches, and single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have eighteen stitches)

Row eleven: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first five stitches, and single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have twelve stitches)

Row twelve: Chain one and make one single crochet in each of the first six stitches, and single crochet two stitches together. Repeat from * around. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should now have six stitches)

Row thirteen: Chain one and make one single crochet in each stitch around, and join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (You should still have six stitches)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew the ears to the top of the hippo’s head.

That’s it! Your crochet hippo is now complete! We hope you enjoyed this pattern and please feel free to share your finished hippos. We’d love to see them! Happy crocheting!

Discuss How To Add Features Like Eyes, Nose, And Mouth

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One way to add personality to your homemade stuffed animals is by giving them features like eyes, nose, and mouth. You can purchase pre-made felt features at most craft stores, or make your own using scraps of fabric. Sew or glue the features onto your animal in the desired location.

When you want to get creative, consider using buttons, sequins, or other small trinkets for the eyes. Make sure that whatever you use is safe for small children if your stuffed animal is meant for a child to play with. Have fun and get imaginative! Your possibilities are endless.

Share A Few Tips On How To Make Your Hippo Look Its Best

Hippos are one of the most interesting animals in the world. They’re unique creatures that have many features that make them stand out from other animals. When you’re lucky to have a hippo as a pet, you’ll want to do everything you can to make sure it looks its best.

Here are a few tips on how to make your hippo look its best:

– Keep its skin clean and moisturized. Hippos have very sensitive skin. So it’s important to use mild soap and avoid harsh chemicals.

– Trim its nails regularly. Like yours, hippos’ nails can get long and sharp when they’re not trimmed regularly.

– Keep its teeth clean. Hippos need to brush their teeth regularly to prevent cavities and other dental problems.

By following these tips, you can help your hippo look and feel its best!

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Hi, my name is Kim. I've always enjoyed making crafts for each holiday and season throughout the year. My fond memories are making crafts with my mom or helping my dad build something around the house. Now I get to create new crafting memories with my daughter and husband as well as share my knowledge and experience in crafting with the world. Hope you enjoy my site.

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