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26+ Adorable Elephant Crochet Patterns

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Elephants are one of the cutest forest animals to crochet, aren’t they? If your search brought you to this list, you will be amazed on how adorable all these elephant crochet patterns are. 

Whether you’re looking for a blanket, a stuffed animal or a lovey, this list will sure have something that will steal your heart.

I hope you have fun making whatever you choose from this collection of patterns.

Cute Elephant crochet patterns

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Adorable elephant patterns to crochet

The most common crocheted elephants are stuffed animals, made with the Amigurumi technique. However, there are other elephant themed patterns you can make as well. Here is what you can make:

  • Loveys for babies
  • Blankets for kids and adults
  • Decorative pillows and cushions
  • Rattles
  • Hats for baby’s photo shootings.

Depending on what you are looking for, there are many patterns available, free and paid. So don’t be shy to search around and try new things.

Can beginners crochet an elephant?

Yes, elephants crochet patterns are usually easy for beginners. If you have learned basic stitches and techniques, you will sure be able to crochet an elephant.

Of course, some patterns are more complex than others. But once you master the basics, all that comes next will be easier to get a hang of. So, don’t be afraid to try new techniques.

The skills you will need

Here are the basic techniques you will need for most crochet elephant patterns:

  • Simple stitches, such as chains, single crochet, and double crochet.
  • If you are making Amigurumi, you may need to learn some hand sewing.
  • Crochet in the round.
  • Weave-in ends and fasten-off.

The best way to find out exactly what you need to know is by checking the pattern notes section before you start your project.

Supplies needed to make crochet elephants

Chances are, if you landed in this page, you are probably looking to crochet a cute elephant. Regardless of what you make, there are a few basic supplies you will need.

This is what you will usually need.

If you are an Amigurumi maker, most likely you already have these materials in your craft drawers. If not, go check this complete Amigurumi Essentials list that I put together here on the blog.

What yarn is best to use for crochet elephants?

Worsted weight (#4) is used in most patterns in this list. Either good quality acrylic, cotton or cotton-blend are great choices. Here is a list with some of my favorite worsted weight yarns:

Yarn nameBrandFiber content
Basic Stitch Anti-PillingLion Brand100% Acrylic
Pound Of LoveLion Brand100% Acrylic
24 / 7 Cotton (Great for Amigurumi)Lion Brand100% Cotton
Caron One PoundYarnspirations100% Acrylic
Soft YarnRed Heart100% Acrylic

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Elephant Crochet Patterns

With no further ado, let’s move on to the elephant crochet collection you’ve been looking for. Whatever you choose to make, I hope you have fun.

Haven’t had time to decide even after checking the list? Go ahead and pin this blog post to Pinterest and refer to it later.

While you are scrolling, check these latest patterns and tutorials out.

Final thoughts

I hope I have inspired you with this collection of elephant crochet patterns. Whatever you pick, make sure to use your own choices of colors and details. And most importantly, that you have lots of fun making it. 

Drop a comment below if you have any questions or if you just would like to say “hi”. Another way to reach out to me is by joining my community group on Facebook

If you use any of my patterns or tutorials for a project, please tag me @zamiguz or use the hashtag #zamiguzmakers. I would love to see what you make.

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