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Sexiest Adventurer in the World
Crochet Tree Trunks, the pie-making elephant who loves adventure.

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  • How to make an elephant plushie. Tree Trunks Elephant - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trunk

    Leave long tail in starting ch (pictured) to sew to body.
    Stitch Guide
    Ch – chain
    Sc – single crochet
    Inc – increase (sc 2 in st) Inc3 – sc 3 in st
    Dec – decrease (sc2tog) Sl st – slip stitch
    BLO – back loop only
    Hdc – half double crochet Dc – double crochet
    Round 1: start 6 sc in ring
    Rounds 2-10: sc around (6 sts)
    Round 11: in same st (hdc, dc, hdc), sc in next 2 sts, repeat 2 times.
    Fasten off and leave tail. Sew 2 or 3 stitches to middle of trunk to close opening and to give it more shape (pictured).

  • Step 2

    Ears
    Right ear
    Round 1: start 6 sc in ring
    Round 2: inc in each st (12 sts)
    Round 3: [sc, inc] repeat 6 times (18 sts)
    For remaining round and stitches proceed as follows:
    sc 5, inc3, sc 2, inc3, sc3, hdc, (in same st) dc & hdc, sl st, dc & hdc, hdc & dc, hdc, sc 5, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 7, sl st.
    Left ear
    Same as right ear but after Round 3 proceed as follows:
    sc 5, inc3, sc 2, inc3, sc 4, (in same st) sc & hdc, hdc & dc, dc & hdc, sl st, hdc & dc, hdc, sc 5, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 11, sl st.

  • Step 3

    Body
    Round 1: start 6 sc in ring
    Round 2: inc in each st (12 sts)
    Round 3: [sc, inc] repeat 6 times (18 sts)
    Round 4: [sc 2, inc] repeat 6 times (24 sts
    Round 5: [sc 3, inc] repeat 6 times (30 sts)
    Round 6: [sc 4, inc] repeat 6 times (36 sts)
    Round 7: sc around (36 sts)
    Round 8: [sc 5, inc] repeat 6 times (42 sts)
    Rounds 9-10: sc around (42 sts)
    Round 11: inc3, sc 9, inc3, sc 10, inc3, sc 9, inc3, sc 10 (50 sts)
    Rounds 12-14: sc around (50 sts)
    Round 15: dec, sc 10, dec, sc 11, dec, sc 10, dec, sc 11 (46 sts)
    Round 16: sc around (46 sts)
    Round 17: dec, sc 9, dec, sc 10, dec, sc 9, dec, sc 10 (42 sts)
    Round 18: sc around (42 sts)

  • How to make an elephant plushie. Tree Trunks Elephant - Step 4
    Step 4

    Embroider face details. Attach safety eyes. Sew trunk and ears to body. Begin to stuff.
    Suggested eye placement: 1st eye between Rounds 12 & 13 in 4th stitch. 2nd eye 6 or 7 stitches apart. Round 19: dec, sc 8, dec, sc 9, dec, sc 8, dec, sc 9 (38 sts)
    Round 20: dec, sc 7, dec, sc 8, dec, sc 7, dec, sc8 (34 sts)
    Round 21: dec, dec, sc 4, dec, dec, sc 5, dec, dec, sc 4, dec, dec, sc 5 (26 sts)
    Round 22: dec, dec, sc 2, dec, dec, sc 3, dec, dec, sc 2, dec, dec, sc 3 (18 sts)
    Round 23: [sc, dec] repeat 6 times (12 sts)
    Round 24: dec 6 times (6 sts)
    Fasten off and leave tail to sew remaining stitches together.

  • Step 5

    Legs – Make 4
    Round 1: start 4 sc in ring.
    Rounds 2-3: sc around (4 sts)
    Fasten off and leave tail for sewing to body.

  • How to make an elephant plushie. Tree Trunks Elephant - Step 6
    Step 6

    Tail
    Ch 5, fasten off and leave tail for sewing. With pink yarn, tie bow to tail end.

  • How to make an elephant plushie. Tree Trunks Elephant - Step 7
    Step 7

    Basket
    With Baby Pink yarn.
    Round 1: start 6 sc in ring.
    Round 2: inc in each st (12 sts)
    Round 3: [inc3, sc 2] repeat 4 times (20 sts)
    Round 4: sc, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 3 (28 sts) Round 5: *ch 3, sl st in next st* repeat around.
    Fasten off and leave long tail for sewing.
    With tan or light brown yarn.
    Round 1: start 6 sc in ring.
    Round 2: inc in each st (12 sts)
    Round 3: [inc3, sc 2] repeat 4 times (20 sts)
    Round 4: sc, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 4, inc3, sc 3 (28 sts) Rounds 5-7: BLO, sc around, sl st in final st of Round 7.
    Ch 24. Fasten off and leave long tail for sewing. Cut long piece of same colour yarn and, measuring so it fits around elephant’s body, sew to opposite sides of basket bottom.

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Spookachtige
Spookachtige · Erie, Pennsylvania, US · 10 projects
Aw, that's so cute! you did such a great job! =D Love it!
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popsdemilk
popsdemilk · 20 projects
Thank you everyone! TT is probably my favourite character Happy
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Nancy!
Nancy! · Shawinigan, Quebec, CA · 64 projects
right on time! I wanted to do one of this!
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Hester A.
Hester A. · Sheffield, England, GB · 12 projects
amazing!
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Pam
Pam · Pocatello, Idaho, US · 332 projects
That looks so great! I love Adventure Time ^_^
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gypsie_jay
gypsie_jay · Temple Terrace, Florida, US · 57 projects
CUTE!!!!
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