Friday, September 9, 2016

GIRAFARIG

As I have said in several previous posts, my wife is crazy about giraffes.  When she found out that there was a Pokemon that looks like a giraffe, she requested me to make Girafarig for her.  This is pattern for Girafarig that I came up with.

MATERIALS:
Worsted Weight Yarn:  Yellow, coffee brown, gray, pink, and white
F crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill
Yarn Needle
White, yellow,  and black craft felt

BODY:
Rd 1: With coffee brown, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rd 5: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (30)
Rd 6: (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (36)
Rd 7: (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (42)
Rd 8: Slip st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, sc in next 38 sc.  (39)
Rd 9: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 39 sc, ch 3, slip st in first sc.  (39, 1 ch-3 sp)
Rd 10: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 3 ch, sc in next 39 sc.  (42)
Rds 11-16: sc in each sc around.  (42)  Change to yellow.
Rds 17-23: sc in each sc around.  (42)

SHAPE FRONT:
MAKE SURE THAT THE UNWORKED SC OF RD 23 IS CENTERED.
Rw 1: Attach yellow, ch 1, sc in same sc as attachment, sc in next 14 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 15 sc.  (32)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (32)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 14 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 14 sc.  (30)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (30)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 13 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 13 sc.  (28)
Rw 6: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (28)
Rw 7: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 12 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 12 sc.  (26)
Rw 8: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (26)
Rw 9: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 11 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 11 sc.  (24)
Rw 10: Ch 1, turn; with both sides together and wrong side facing, working in front loops only, sc in next 12 sc.
Finish off.  Stuff BODY firmly.

GIRAFFE NECK:
Rd 1: Attachment yellow in first skipped sc of Rd 23, sc in each skipped sc of Rd 23, sc in side of each row of front shaping.  (26)
Rd 2: (sc in next 11 sc, sc2tog) around.  (24)
Rd 3: (sc in next 4 sc, sc2tog) around.  (20)
Rds 4-10: sc in each sc around.  (20)
Rd 11: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (16)
Rds 12-14: sc in each sc around.  (16)
Finish off.  Stuff GIRAFFE NECK firmly.

SNAKE NECK:
Rd 1: Attach coffee brown in center skipped sc of Rd 7, ch 1, sc in same sc as attachment, sc in next sc, sc in side of Rd 8 and 9, sc in next 3 ch, sc in side of Rd 8 and 9.  (10)
Rds 2-3: sc in each sc around.  (10)
Rd 4: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (8)
Rds 5-6: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Finish off.  Stuff SNAKE NECK firmly.

GIRAFFE HEAD:
Rd 1: With pink, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rd 4: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 5: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
NOW WORKING IN JOINED ROUNDS.
Rd 6: slip st in next sc changing to yellow, ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, sc in next 5 sc, change to white, sc in next 12, change to yellow, sc in next 6 sc, slip st in first sc to join.  (24)
Rds 7-10: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, change to white, sc in next 12 sc, change to yellow, sc in next 6 sc, join.  (24)
Rd 11: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, change to white, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 2 sc, change to yellow, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join.  (30)
Rd 12: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 8 sc, change to white, sc in next 15 sc, change to yellow, sc in next 7 sc, join.  (30)
Rd 13: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 7 sc, change to white, sc in next 15 sc, change to yellow, sc in next 8 sc, join.  (30)
Rd 14: sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, change to white, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 3 sc, change to yellow, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join.  (36)
Rds 15-16: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 9 sc, change to white, sc in next 18 sc, change to yellow, sc in next 9 sc, join.  (36)
NOW WORKING IN CONTINUOUS ROUNDS.
Rd 17: Ch 1, (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (27)
Rd 18: sc in each sc around.  (27)
Rd 19: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
STUFF GIRAFFE HEAD FIRMLY.
Rd 20: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 21; (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 21, pull tightly, and secure.  Weave in ends.  Sew GIRAFFE HEAD to GIRAFFE NECK.

SNAKE HEAD:
Rd 1: With coffee brown, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rd 4: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 5: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rds 6-8: sc in each sc around.  (24)
Rd 9: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 10: sc in each sc around.  (18)
STUFF SNAKE HEAD FIRMLY.
Rd 11: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Rd 12: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 12, pull tightly, and secure.  Weave in ends.  Sew SNAKE HEAD to SNAKE NECK.

EARS (MAKE 2):
INNER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With yellow, ch 9, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next 7 ch.  (17)
Rd 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc.  (19)
Rd 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 9 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc.  (21)
Finish off.
OUTER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With yellow, ch 9, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next 7 ch.  (17)
Rd 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc.  (19)
Rd 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 9 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc.  (21)
Rd 4: Ch 1, turn; Holding wrong side of INNER EAR and OUTER EAR together and working through both thicknesses, sc in each sc around.  (21)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew EARS to GIRAFFE HEAD.

OSSICONES (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With white, 5 sc in magic ring.  (5)
Rds 2-4: sc in each sc around.  (5)
Rd 5: 2 sc in each sc around.  (10)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 5, pull tightly and secure.  Sew OSSICONES to GIRAFFE HEAD.

FRONT LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With gray, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rds 4-6: sc in each sc around.  (12)  Change to yellow.
Rds 7-22: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff FRONT LEGS firmly.  Sew FRONT LEGS to BODY.

HIND LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With gray, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rds 4-6: sc in each sc around.  (12)  Change to coffee brown.
Rds 7-18: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 19: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (14)
Rd 20: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (16)
Rd 21: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (18)
Rd 22: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (20)
Rd 23: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (22)
Rd 24: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (24)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff HIND LEGS firmly.  Sew HIND LEGS to BODY.

LARGE SPOTS (MAKE 6 IN YELLOW, 2 IN COFFEE BROWN):
Rd 1: 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Finish off leaving along tail.  Sew LARGE SPOTS to BODY.

SMALL SPOTS (MAKE 2 IN YELLOW, 2 IN COFFEE BROWN):
Rd 1: 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew SMALL SPOTS to BODY.

GIRAFFE EYES (MAKE 2):
Use white and black craft felt to create GIRAFFE EYES.  Glue to GIRAFFE HEAD.

SNAKE EYES (MAKE 2):
Use yellow and black craft felt to create SNAKE EYES.  Glue to SNAKE HEAD.

SNAKE MOUTH:
Use white craft felt to create SNAKE MOUTH.  Glue to SNAKE MOUTH.

Girafarig and Pokemon are copyright Nintendo.

This pattern is an original pattern © by Christjan Bee (September 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.

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