This crochet hippo is a fabulous and fun gift for any age. It's hard not to laugh at that big grin. The back loop only single crochet creates a great texture for this crochet amigurumi
Designer: Stracey Trock
Finished Size: About 9" tall.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton (100% organic cotton; 150 yd [137 m]/1¾oz [50 g]): #626 stone (MC, tan), 2 skeins; #615 tulip (CC, white), 5 yd.
Hook Size: Size H/8 (5.0mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; two 12mm black plastic craft eyes; stuffing.
Gauge: 6 rnds of sc = 3" diameter circle.
Skill level: Easy.