Original Crochet Pattern by: Marie Murray and Rosemarie Fagan
Skill Level: Easy
Size: Afghan: 36″ wide x 45″ long; Pillow: 20″ wide x 12″ tall; Toy: About 15″ tall.
Materials: Yarn Needle; Worsted Weight Yarn;
Afghan: Blue (B): 20 oz, 1100 yd (560 g, 990 m); Green (G): 6 oz, 330 yd (168 g, 297 m);
Brown (Br): 1 oz, 55 yd (28 g, 50 m); Tan (T): 1 oz, 55 yd (28 g, 50 m); White (W): 1 oz, 55 yd (28 g, 50 m); Eyelash Yarn, Green: 20 yd; Small amount Black (Bl), additional shades of Brown and Green;
Pillow: Blue (B): 6 oz, 330 yd (168 g, 297 m); Green (G): 2 oz, 110 yd (56 g, 99 m);
Eyelash Yarn, Green: 20 yd; Small amount White (W), Brown (Br); Fiberfill;
Toy: Tan (T): 4 oz, 220 yd (112 g, 198 m); Small amount additional shades of Brown; Fiberfill.
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Giraffe Afghan, Pillow and Toy Crochet Pattern
Go on safari with this absolutely adorable Crochet Pattern. You and your little one can spend hours on the plains of Africa discovering giraffes among tall trees with a fun crochet afghan, pillow and toy. The pillow and afghan are covered in whimsical clouds, curlicue trees and magnificent giraffes to bring a smile to any child that comes in contact with them. Don't forget the giraffe toy that your little one can take with him where ever he goes. The designs in this crochet pattern set are reminiscent of pretty pictures you would find in a storybook. Think about adding these giraffe accessories to your sweet child's nursery, or make them as a special gift for someone expecting a child. The crochet pattern includes instructions for the afghan, pillow and toy.
The Giraffe Afghan, Pillow and Toy crochet pattern uses basic crochet stitches, putting it at an easy crochet level rating. Even someone at a beginning crochet level can tackle these adorable designs with success. A pastel, neutral color palette makes this trio of crochet items unisex for a boy or a girl. Change up the colors to jewel tones, or a combination of pinks and purples, to make the this adorable set gender specific. The 15-inch-tall giraffe toy fits securely in the grass loops on the pillow to keep the items together for play time and storage. This crochet ensemble grows with your baby and will give many years of enjoyment by making a fun play mat and toys through the toddler years.