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Zoo Blog Hop Day 28 – Mouse

mouse crochet pattern

For those of you who love woodland creatures, Sweet Softies has designed a Baby Mouse who sleeps in his very own Moses basket with a leaf blanket. There is also a Mushroom Box for him to hide in.

mouse crochet pattern

mushroom crochet pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

animal crochet patternsWant even more animals to crochet? A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook is 50% off for the month of June.

Stay tuned all month long for new animal designs.

fox crochet patterns

The animal for June 28 will be the Fox.

Prior Zoo Animal Posts

Fish crochet patterns

World Reef Awareness Day

owl crochet patterns

Owl Crochet Patterns

bat crochet patterns

Bat Crochet Patterns

cat crochet patterns

8 Cat Crochet Patterns Plus 2 Addi Patterns

bear crochet patterns

4 Bear Crochet Patterns

butterfly crochet

3 Butterfly Patterns

axolotl crochet

2 Axolotl Patterns

marine life crochet

World Oceans Day – 4 Whales and 4 Turtles

Koalas

lion crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 10 – Lions

penguin crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 12 – Jack the Sloth

 

 

unicorn crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 13 – Mystical, Magical Unicorns!

alligator crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 14 – Alligators!

rabbit crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 15 – Bunnies!

deer crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 16 – Deer and Moose

seahorse crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 17 – Seahorse

beaver crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 18 – Beaver

monkey crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 19 – Monkeys

 

 

 

eagle crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 20 – Eagles

 

 

giraffe crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 21 – Giraffes

 

 

zebra crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 22 – Zebra

 

 

sheep crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 23 – Sheep

 

 

elephant crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 24 – Elephants

 

 

dog crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 25 – Dogs

cow amigurumi

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 26 – Cows

platypus crochet pattern

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 27 – Platypus

fox crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 29 – Fox

 

 

Final Day of Zoo Blog Hop – Birds

Summer Exclusives Event – July 1-15

You’re in for a treat next week! Cosy Rosie has put together a Summer Exclusives event with 30 new crochet patterns designed especially for summer.  Each day from July 1-15, two new designs will be featured. You will have the opportunity to purchase each of these designs at 50% off. Please visit Cosy Rosie UK to get all the details.

summer crochet

 

 

summer gift ideas

Top Handmade Summer Gift Ideas for 2021 – House of Morgan Pewter

Of course you love crochet!

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 27 – Platypus

platypus crochet pattern
It’s unofficial Platypus celebration day at Ruth Haydock Designs. Pam the Playtpus loves sunny days and blue skys. She also loves to swim in calm rivers and won’t touch the sea.
Pam is a really quick crochet pattern made with small amounts of yarn.  As she’s Australian, her blue top is actually a “rashie,” a rashie is a top for sun protection so she can continue to spend lots of time outdoors. Isn’t she adorable!

platypus crochet pattern

 

 

 

 

animal crochet patternsWant even more animals to crochet? A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook is 50% off for the month of June.

Stay tuned all month long for new animal designs.

mouse crochet pattern

The animal for June 28 will be a Mouse.

Prior Zoo Animal Posts

Fish crochet patterns

World Reef Awareness Day

owl crochet patterns

Owl Crochet Patterns

bat crochet patterns

Bat Crochet Patterns

cat crochet patterns

8 Cat Crochet Patterns Plus 2 Addi Patterns

bear crochet patterns

4 Bear Crochet Patterns

butterfly crochet

3 Butterfly Patterns

axolotl crochet

2 Axolotl Patterns

marine life crochet

World Oceans Day – 4 Whales and 4 Turtles

Koalas

lion crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 10 – Lions

penguin crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 12 – Jack the Sloth

 

 

unicorn crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 13 – Mystical, Magical Unicorns!

alligator crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 14 – Alligators!

rabbit crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 15 – Bunnies!

deer crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 16 – Deer and Moose

seahorse crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 17 – Seahorse

beaver crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 18 – Beaver

monkey crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 19 – Monkeys

 

 

 

eagle crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 20 – Eagles

 

 

giraffe crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 21 – Giraffes

 

 

zebra crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 22 – Zebra

 

 

sheep crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 23 – Sheep

 

 

elephant crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 24 – Elephants

 

 

dog crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 25 – Dogs

cow amigurumi

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 26 – Cows

mouse crochet pattern

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 28 – Mouse

 

 

fox crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 29 – Fox

 

 

Final Day of Zoo Blog Hop – Birds

Summer Exclusives Event – July 1-15

You’re in for a treat next week! Cosy Rosie has put together a Summer Exclusives event with 30 new crochet patterns designed especially for summer.  Each day from July 1-15, two new designs will be featured. You will have the opportunity to purchase each of these designs at 50% off. Please visit Cosy Rosie UK to get all the details.

summer crochet

 

 

summer gift ideas

Top Handmade Summer Gift Ideas for 2021 – House of Morgan Pewter

Is your spirit animal the Flamingo?

Visit my Etsy shop for a full line of Flamingo Fiber Artist merchandise.

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 26 – Cows

cow amigurumi

If you love cows (and who doesn’t), today is a great day! Two adorable Cow Amigurumi patterns and a Steer Skull Christmas Ornament.

 

C is for Cow from The Burgundy Basket

 

 

cow amigurumi

 

Mini Cow Amigurumi from Loops and Love Crochet

 

 

Steer Skull Christmas Ornament

steer skull ornament

 

Materials:

Peaches & Crème cotton worsted yarn

0.3 oz. MC

0.1 oz. CC

Crochet hook size G (4.00 mm)

Yarn needle

Fiberfil

Pipe cleaner (optional)

12” Gold or silver cord

Fabric paint, charms, feathers, buttons, ribbon, etc. to decorate

Directions:

Head:

Rnd 1: With MC, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (9 sc).

Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st.

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (12 sc).

Rnds 7-9: Sc in each st.

Rnd 10: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnds 11-15: Sc in each st.

Rnd 16: *Dec, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat around (15 sc). Stuff head.

Rnd 17: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (12 sc).

Rnd 18: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (9 sc).

Rnd 19: Dec around. Join with sl st. Fasten off with 4” length. Pull length through remaining sts and pull tight.

Horns (Make 2):

Rnd 1: Leaving 6” length of CC, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnds 2-5: Sc in each st.

Rnd 6: Dec, sc in next 4 sts (5 sc).

Rnd 7: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off with 4” length. Pull length through sts and pull tight.

Sew horn to each side of head. If curled horns are desired, insert 1.5” length of pipe cleaner. Decorate head as desired using your imagination. Experiment with yarn – solid versus ombre. Play around with fabric paints versus buttons or ribbons.

animal crochet patternsWant even more animals to crochet? A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook is 50% off for the month of June.

Stay tuned all month long for new animal designs.

platypus crochet pattern

The animal for June 27 will be the Platypus.

Prior Zoo Animal Posts

Fish crochet patterns

World Reef Awareness Day

owl crochet patterns

Owl Crochet Patterns

bat crochet patterns

Bat Crochet Patterns

cat crochet patterns

8 Cat Crochet Patterns Plus 2 Addi Patterns

bear crochet patterns

4 Bear Crochet Patterns

butterfly crochet

3 Butterfly Patterns

axolotl crochet

2 Axolotl Patterns

marine life crochet

World Oceans Day – 4 Whales and 4 Turtles

Koalas

lion crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 10 – Lions

penguin crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 12 – Jack the Sloth

 

 

unicorn crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 13 – Mystical, Magical Unicorns!

alligator crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 14 – Alligators!

rabbit crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 15 – Bunnies!

deer crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 16 – Deer and Moose

seahorse crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 17 – Seahorse

beaver crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 18 – Beaver

monkey crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 19 – Monkeys

 

 

 

eagle crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 20 – Eagles

 

 

giraffe crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 21 – Giraffes

 

 

zebra crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 22 – Zebra

 

 

sheep crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 23 – Sheep

 

 

elephant crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 24 – Elephants

 

 

dog crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 25 – Dogs

platypus crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 27 – Platypus

mouse crochet pattern

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 28 – Mouse

 

 

fox crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 29 – Fox

 

 

Final Day of Zoo Blog Hop – Birds

Summer Exclusives Event – July 1-15

You’re in for a treat next week! Cosy Rosie has put together a Summer Exclusives event with 30 new crochet patterns designed especially for summer.  Each day from July 1-15, two new designs will be featured. You will have the opportunity to purchase each of these designs at 50% off. Please visit Cosy Rosie UK to get all the details.

summer crochet

 

 

summer gift ideas

Top Handmade Summer Gift Ideas for 2021 – House of Morgan Pewter

Is your spirit animal the Flamingo?

Visit my Etsy shop for a full line of Flamingo Fiber Artist merchandise.

Affiliate Links:

This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something, we may earn a commission. Thanks for helping support my crochet blog.

FLASH SALE FRIDAY – Up to 50% off clearance items

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Yarn Bundles on Sale!
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Zoo Blog Hop Day 25 – Dogs

dog crochet patterns

Today is National Take Your Dog to Work Day, so it’s all about man’s best friend! We have an adorable Dingo amigurumi, a Puppy Lovey, Xolo the Mexican Hairless amigurumi, a Dog amigurumi that can be made with scrap yarn, and a Poodle Eyeglass Holder that I modeled after my mom’s dog, Bridgett.

dog crochet patterns

 

dingo crochet pattern

Darcy the Dingo from Ruth Haydock Designs

 

 

puppy lovey crochet

 

Puppy Lovey from Loops and Love Crochet

 

 

dog crochet pattern

 

D is for Dog from The Burgundy Basket

 

 

 

Poodle Eyeglass Holder from My Fingers Fly

 

 

 

Xolo the Mexican Hairless Dog Crochet Pattern

Xolo, the Mexican Hairless Dog Plush Toy Crochet Pattern

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn:

4 oz. MC

10 yards CC

5 yards black

10 yards Fun Fur or eyelash yarn

Size G (4.0 mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Fiberfil

12” pipe cleaners

Two 12-mm safety eyes

12-mm safety nose

Measurements: 11” tall (including ears) by 12” long (including tail)

Gauge (G hook) 4 sc = 1”, 5 rows sc = 1”

BODY:

Rnd 1: With MC yarn and G hook, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnds 8-37: Work even on 42 sc.

Rnd 38: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 5 sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 39: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 4 sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 40: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 3 sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 41: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc,* repeat around (18 sc). Stuff body.

Rnd 42: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next sc,* repeat around (12 sc).

Rnd 43: *Dec next 2 sc around (6 sc).

Fasten off. Finish stuffing and use ultimate finish to close.

LEGS: (Make 4)

Rnd 1: With MC yarn and G hook, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnds 5-6: Work even on 24 sc.

Rnd 7: Dec 4 times, sc in next 16 sc (20 sc).

Rnd 8-20: Work even on 20 sc.  Stuff legs firmly to give support to body. Sew 2 back legs to bottom of body at Rnds 31-38, spacing them close together. Sew 2 front legs to bottom of body at Rnds 7-14 with same spacing.

Use CC yarn and straight st to make 4 toenails on each foot at Rnds 5-6.

HEAD:

Rnd 1: With MC yarn and G hook, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc).

Rnds 3-4: Sc in each st.

Rnd 5: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnds 6-7: Sc in each st. Insert safety nose at Rnd 1 and stuff nose.

Rnd 8: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnds 9-10: Sc in each st.

Rnd 11: *Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (27 sc).

Rnds 12-13: Sc in each st.

Rnd 14: *Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 15: Sc in each st.

Rnd 16: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 17: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 18: *Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (48 sc).

Rnds 19-22: Sc in each st. Insert eyes at Rnd 16 with 6 sts between eyes. Stuff head.

Rnd 23: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 6 sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 24: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 5 sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 25: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 4 sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 26: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 3 sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 27: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc,* repeat around (18 sc). Stuff head.

Rnd 28: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next sc,* repeat around (12 sc).

Rnd 29: *Dec next 2 sc around (6 sc). Fasten off. Finish stuffing and close with ultimate finish.

Hair:

Mark 4 center sts of Rnd 17 between eyes. Insert hook into first marked st.

Row 1: Using surface crochet, attach fun fur. Sc in this st and next 3 sts.

Rows 2-6: Ch 1, turn, surface sc across 4 sts. At end of Row 6, sl st in same st. Fasten off.

Sew head to body between Rnds 6 & 10.

EARS: (Make 2)

Row 1: With CC yarn, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch.

Rows 2-7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Rows 8-9: Ch 1, turn, dec, sc in remaining sts (2 sc at end of Row 9). Fasten off CC.

With MC yarn, repeat Rows 1-9. Fasten off.

Edging:

Holding CC ear on top of MC ear, sc through both thicknesses. Sc in row ends of Rows 1-9. Working across top, 2 sc in each sc of Row 9. Sc in each row end on other side of Rows 1-9 (22 sc). Sew ears to head behind hair with ears almost touching.

TAIL:

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds.

Rnd 2: Sc in each st. Repeat this rnd until tail measures 3”. Fold pipe cleaner twice to make 3” length. Insert pipe cleaner into tail.

Next rnd: *Dec, sc,* twice (4 sc). Fasten off with 4” length. Weave this length through 4 remaining sts and pull tight. Sew Rnd 1 of tail to Rnd 36 of body and curve tail.

Weave in all ends.

PDF available at Xolo, the Mexican Hairless Dog Plush Toy Crochet Pattern

animal crochet patternsWant even more animals to crochet? A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook is 50% off for the month of June.

Stay tuned all month long for new animal designs.

cow crochet pattern

The animal for June 26 will be Cows.

Prior Zoo Animal Posts

Fish crochet patterns

World Reef Awareness Day

owl crochet patterns

Owl Crochet Patterns

bat crochet patterns

Bat Crochet Patterns

cat crochet patterns

8 Cat Crochet Patterns Plus 2 Addi Patterns

bear crochet patterns

4 Bear Crochet Patterns

butterfly crochet

3 Butterfly Patterns

axolotl crochet

2 Axolotl Patterns

marine life crochet

World Oceans Day – 4 Whales and 4 Turtles

Koalas

lion crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 10 – Lions

penguin crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 12 – Jack the Sloth

 

 

unicorn crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 13 – Mystical, Magical Unicorns!

alligator crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 14 – Alligators!

rabbit crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 15 – Bunnies!

deer crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 16 – Deer and Moose

seahorse crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 17 – Seahorse

beaver crochet patterns

Zoo Blog Hop Day 18 – Beaver

monkey crochet pattern

Zoo Blog Hop Day 19 – Monkeys

 

 

 

eagle crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 20 – Eagles

 

 

giraffe crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 21 – Giraffes

 

 

zebra crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 22 – Zebra

 

 

sheep crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 23 – Sheep

 

 

elephant crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 24 – Elephants

 

 

cow amigurumi

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 26 – Cows

platypus crochet pattern

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 27 – Platypus

mouse crochet pattern

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 28 – Mouse

 

fox crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 29 – Fox

 

 

Final Day of Zoo Blog Hop – Birds

Summer Exclusives Event – July 1-15

You’re in for a treat next week! Cosy Rosie has put together a Summer Exclusives event with 30 new crochet patterns designed especially for summer.  Each day from July 1-15, two new designs will be featured. You will have the opportunity to purchase each of these designs at 50% off. Please visit Cosy Rosie UK to get all the details.

summer crochet

 

 

summer gift ideas

Top Handmade Summer Gift Ideas for 2021 – House of Morgan Pewter

Is your spirit animal the Flamingo?

Visit my Etsy shop for a full line of Flamingo Fiber Artist merchandise.

Affiliate Links:

This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something, we may earn a commission. Thanks for helping support my crochet blog.

FLASH SALE FRIDAY – Up to 50% off clearance items

Lion Brand Yarn
VIRTUAL SIDEWALK SALE – up to 40% off

50% off and FREE shipping (for your first kit)
Yarn Bundles on Sale!
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Zoo Blog Hop Day 24 – Elephants

elephant crochet patterns

A herd of 15 elephants in China has spent the past year traveling 300 miles north from a designated elephant protection zone in Xishuangbanna, near China’s border with Myanmar. No one knows whey they are migrating, but they are being closely monitored. Where will they end up? Why are they making this journey? People around the world are fascinated by elephants, and drone images of this herd have gone viral.

You can crochet your own herd of elephants with these 7 adorable designs – 4 unique amigurumi, a lovey blanket, mask mate, and finger puppets.

elephant crochet patterns

 

 

elephant crochet pattern

 

Elephant Amigurumi from Loops and Love Crochet

 

 

elephant lovey crochet pattern

 

Elephant Lovey C2C Pattern from My Fingers Fly

 

 

 

Balthazar the Sailor Elephant from Octopus Crochet

 

 

elephant finger puppet

 

Elephant Finger Puppet by My Fingers Fly

YouTube tutorial

 

Elemeno the Elephant from The Burgundy Basket

 

 

elephant ear saver

 

Elephant Mask Mate by My Fingers Fly

 

 

elephant crochet pattern

 

Tembo the Elephant from Cozy Little Mess