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The adorable Hippo Blanket Buddy makes a great cuddle up friend for every little boy and girl. Easy +/Intermediate pattern crocheted in worsted weight yarn works up quick and can be made in a couple of evenings.
FINISHED SIZE: Approximately 20” long (top of head to tip of blanket)
SKILL LEVEL: Easy+/Intermediate
Vanna’s Choice; 100% acrylic or equivalent
-Main Color (MC) 2 skeins Eggplant (approximately 320 yds, 6½ oz, 187gms)
-Contrast Color (CC) 1 Skein Purple Mist (approximately 86 yds, 1¾ oz, 151 gms)
-Small amount white (small amount)
-Small amount black (small amount)
I (5.5mm) or yarn label recommendation
H (5.0 mm) or 1 size smaller
G/7 (4.5 mm) or 2 sizes smaller
Notions: Stitch markers, yarn needle
NOTES: Pattern is written using standard US stitches.
sl st = slip stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
magic circle/adjustable ring See attached tutorial.
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
inv hdc dec = Invisible half double crochet decrease. Yarn over, insert hook through front loop of 1st stitch. Insert hook through front loop of 2nd stitch. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.
GAUGE: Not important. If using worsted weight yarn, you Blanket Buddy will be close in size to my example.
Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed buddies may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated. www.ravelry.com/stores/CrochetByDarleenHopkins
Listing is for the PATTERN, not the finish product.
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Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed bibs may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated. www.ravelry.com/stores/crochetbydarleenhopkins
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