Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Crochet Georgia the Giraffe
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Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Crochet Georgia the Giraffe

This adorable giraffe is easy and fun to make and give. Designed by Lion Brand®, #90231
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Mustard and Chocolate- 1 Ball Each
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8
  • Lion Brand Stitch Markers
  • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
  • 2 Plastic Safety Eyes- 9 mm Diameter
  • Fiberfill Stuffing
  • Small Amount of Brown Yarn
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

GAUGE:


Step: 2

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


Step: 3

STITCH EXPLANATION:


Step: 4

sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.


Step: 5

NOTES:


Step: 6

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


Step: 7

GIRAFFE


Step: 8

BODY


Step: 9

Beg at the top of the head, with A, ch 2.


Step: 10

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Step: 11

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Step: 12

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Step: 13

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Step: 14

Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around.


Step: 15

Rnd 8: Work 2 sc in each of first 6 sts, sc in next 18 sts - 30 sts.


Step: 16

Rnds 9-11: Sc in each st around.


Step: 17

Rnd 12: (Sc2tog) 6 times, sc in next 18 sts - 24 sts.


Step: 18

Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Step: 19

Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Body. Beg stuffing Body. Continue stuffing firmly as work progresses.


Step: 20

Rnds 14-25: Sc in each st around.


Step: 21

Rnd 26: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 21 sts.


Step: 22

Rnd 27: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Step: 23

Rnd 28: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 27 sts.


Step: 24

Rnd 29: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Step: 25

Rnd 30: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * around - 33 sts.


Step: 26

Rnd 31: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Step: 27

Rnds 32-43: Sc in each st around.


Step: 28

Rnd 44: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Step: 29

Rnd 45: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Step: 30

Rnd 46: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Step: 31

Rnd 47: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Step: 32

Rnd 48: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sts.


Step: 33

Fasten off.


Step: 34

LEGS (make 4)


Step: 35

With B, ch 2.


Step: 36

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Step: 37

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Step: 38

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Step: 39

Rnd 4: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.


Step: 40

Rnd 5: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Step: 41

Change to A.


Step: 42

Rnds 6-22: Sc in each st around.


Step: 43

Fasten off.


Step: 44

HORNS (make 2)


Step: 45

With B, ch 2.


Step: 46

Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Step: 47

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.


Step: 48

Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.


Step: 49

Rnd 4: (Sc2tog) around - 4 sts. Change to A. Stuff firmly.


Step: 50

Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around.


Step: 51

Fasten off.


Step: 52

EARS (make 2)


Step: 53

With B, ch 2.


Step: 54

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Step: 55

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Step: 56

Fasten off.


Step: 57

TAIL


Step: 58

With A, ch 15. Change to B.


Step: 59

Ch 5, sl st to last A ch, ch 5, sl st to same last A ch, ch 5, sl st and end at same ch. Fasten off.


Step: 60

SMALL SPOTS (make 3)


Step: 61

With B, ch 2.


Step: 62

Work Rnd 1 of Ears. Fasten off.


Step: 63

LARGE SPOTS (make 2)


Step: 64

Work as for Ears.


Step: 65

FINISHING


Step: 75

Sew Horns to top of Body. Fold Ears and sew to Body. Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to Body. Sew Tail to back of Body. Sew Spots as desired onto Body. With brown yarn, embroider straight st nose and mouth. Weave in ends.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.