Crochet Giraffe – Free Pattern – Off The Hook

Hello everyone.  Today I’m sharing the pattern for a really cute little crochet giraffe. I chose to make him in a really funky multi coloured yarn, but he could easily be made in traditional yellow with circles of brown sewn on for the spots.

Crochet giraffe. Blue, yellow and green stripes on body, dark grey feet and horns

Crochet giraffe pattern

4mm hook

Chunky yarn

All crochet terms are in the US style.
Sc = single crochet
Slip st = slip stitch
2sc = 2 single crochet into the same stitch
2tog = sc the next to stitches together

HEAD

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next st* 6 times.

(5 -9) Sc  into each stitch

(10) Sc into next 6 stitches, 2sc, sc, 2sc, sc, 2sc, sc into next 2 stitches  2sc, sc, 2sc, sc, 2sc, sc into last 6 stitches.

(11) S into next 7 stitches  *2sc, sc into next 2 stitches * 5 times, 2sc, sc into next 7 stitches.

(12) sc into each stitch

(13) *Sc into next 5 stitches, 2sc* 6 times

(14-17) sc into each stitch.

(18) Sc into next 5 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times

(19 – 20) Sc into each stitch.

(21)  *Sc into next 4 stitches , 2 tog*  times

(22) Sc  into each stitch.

(23)* Sc into  next 3 stitches,  2 tog*6 times

(24) Sc into in each stitch. STUFF

(25) Sc into  next 2 stitches,  2 tog* 6 times

(26) Sc, 2 tog* 6 times

(27) 2tog 6 times.

Horns

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) *Sc, 2sc *3 times

(3)  Sc into  each stitch.

(4) *sc, 2 tog* 3 times

(5) *Sc, 2 to* 2 times.

(6-9) Sc into each stitch.

Ears

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) Sc  into each stitch .

(3) *Sc, 2sc* 2 times, sc last stitch

(4) Sc next 2 stitches , 2sc* 2 times, sc last stitch.

(5-7) Sc into each stitch.

(8) *Sc next 2 stitches , 2 tog* 2 times, sc last stitch.

(9-10)  Sc into each stitch.

LEGS

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next st* 6 times.

(5 -6) Sc  into each stitch

(7) *Sc, 2 tog* 8 times

(8) * Sc next 6 stitches , 2 tog* 2 times CHANGE COLOUR

(9 – 18)  Sc into each stitch.

Tail

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 4 sc into ring.

(2 – 6) Sc in each stitch.

Cut 6 small strands if yarn. Attach to hook onto one of the stitches of the 1st row, put the strand over the hook, pull through to make a loop, put both end of the yarn over the hook and pull through the loop. Repeat for all strands of yarn. Unwind the strands to make a fluffy end to the tail.

Body

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next st* 6 times.

(5)*Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) Sc into each stitch.

(7) *sc in next 4 stitches, 2sc in next stitch * 6 times.

(8-10) Sc in each stitch.

(11) *sc in next 5 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(12-19) sc in each stitch.

(20)* Sc next 5, 2 tog* 6 times

(21) Sc  into each stitch.

(22) *sc next 4 stitches , 2 tog* 6 times

(23-24) Sc into each stitch.

(25) *Sc next 3 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times

(26)*Sc  next 5 stitches , 2 tog* 6 times

(27) *Sc next 4, 2 tog* 6 times

(28-39) Sc  into each stitch.  STUFF

Sew together and embroider on eyes and nostrils.

Crochet giraffe pictured from the side

This sweet little crochet giraffe is very simple to make and would make an idea gift for any child.

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23 Comments

  1. Heather Keet

    February 5, 2018 at 10:08 am

    He is so cute!!!!
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  2. Ross Hunt

    February 5, 2018 at 11:37 am

    That looks really cute! I’m pretty sure if I tried it, it wouldn’t look like that 😂

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 5, 2018 at 11:38 am

      You have to try now and blog about it!! 😂😂

  3. Paola

    February 5, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Sob, now I regret I cannot crochet 🙁

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 5, 2018 at 11:45 am

      Aww, I do make them on comission if you would like one?

  4. Anne

    February 5, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    I will have to try this, he’s very cute x

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 5, 2018 at 12:19 pm

      Oh I look forward to seeing pics x

  5. Tracy Albiero

    February 5, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    I wish I could do things like this? I am pretty much just a hat person! #mondaystumble

  6. MomOfTwoLittleGirls

    February 5, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    Awww … that is so cute!
    Stumbled.

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 5, 2018 at 1:07 pm

      Thank you lovey xx

  7. Sophie

    February 5, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Lovely toy and project! #mondaystumble
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  8. Stuart

    February 5, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    The Mrs started crochet but stopped – will have to remind her to start again 🙂 #mondaystumble

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 5, 2018 at 6:52 pm

      Its a good starter pattern x

  9. Pen

    February 5, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Oh goodness. I’d never have the patience. Pen x #mondaystumble
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  10. Darla @FunFitnessFam

    February 6, 2018 at 2:41 am

    This little giraffe is adorable! I am putting this on my list to tackle someday 🙂

  11. Berni

    February 6, 2018 at 9:17 am

    omg , this is gorgeous. I sadly cant knit or crochet. I am a dab hand with stained glass though. Not much use for making gifts for my new grandson #MondayStumble

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 6, 2018 at 9:36 am

      Ohhh now that is a skill I would love to have

  12. Chloe

    February 6, 2018 at 3:38 pm

    Oh he looks really cute. It would be a disaster if I made him #MMBC

  13. Gemma Horlock

    February 6, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    Awww how cute is that?! I wish I had the knack for stitching, I just can not for the life of me get the hang of it! #stumbleupon Thankyou for hosting such a fab linky!

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      February 6, 2018 at 9:33 pm

      You’re most welcome xxx

  14. Modern Gypsy

    February 7, 2018 at 5:08 am

    That’s such a cute little giraffe! Pity I can’t crotchet to save my life!!
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  15. Lisa Pomerantz

    February 8, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Could this be any cuter? #mondaystumble xxo

  16. Michelle

    February 8, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    Awe! That giraffe is super cute! I love the different colors in it too:) #MondayStumble

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