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Free Crochet Pattern for Amigurumi Baby Hyena

Designer: Evgenia Kraeva
Instagram: @shegera13

Hello Amigurumi Lovers…
One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the baby hyena, whose photos and design belong to Evgenia Kraeva (VK). You can learn how to crochet these hyena using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to dear Evgenia Kraeva for this cute hyena.

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Abbreviations

Sc– single crochet
Inc– increase
Dec– decrease
MR– magic ring
Ch– chain
Hdc– half double crochet
Dc – double crochet
Rnd– round

You will need:

• Super bulky/ super chunky/ 14 ply velvet yarn.
• Beige (1 skein, yarnart dolce 747),
• Dark brown (half a skein, yarnart dolce 804),
• Black (a little, yarnart dolce 742),
• White (a little, yarnart dolce 741),
• Sport weight/ 4ply yarn

• Pink (less than half a skein, yarnart jeans 36),
• Crochet hook size 4 mm; 2.5 mm (pick up according yo your crochet density),
• Safety eyes size 13 mm,
• Synthetic filling,
• Sewing thread for sewing pieces,
• Scissors and needle.

The size of the toy with a similar crochet density is 15-16 cm.

AMIGURUMI HYENA FREE PATTERN

Tail

Dark brown yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 sc
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*3 (9)
Rnd 4. 9 sc
Rnd 5. (2sc,inc)*3 (12)

Add beige yarn.
Rnd 6. (1sc in dark brown, 1sc in beige)*6 (12)
Next, crochet with beige yarn.
Rnd 7. (2sc,dec)*3 (9)
Rnd 8. 9 sc
Rnd 9. (1sc,dec)*3 (6)
Rnd 10. 6 sc
Rnd 11. Fold the tail in half and crochet 3 sc through both sides.
Stuff the tail slightly. Fasten off and cut the yarn.

Legs (Make 4)

Dark brown yarn.
Don not cut the yarn on the fourth leg.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3-4. 12 sc

Add beige yarn.
Rnd 5. (1sc in dark brown, 1 sc in beige)*6 (12)
Next, crochet with beige yarn.
Rnd 6. (5sc,inc)*2 (14)
Fasten off and cut the yarn.

Body

Now connect four legs.
Rnd 1. Take the fourth leg (on which you did not cut the yarn) and make ch 3, join the nextleg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, join third leg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, apply the last leg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, next join the fourth leg with 1 sc (so that there are 9 sc on the outside, and 5 sc on the inside) (48)
Place a marker. It runs at the back.

Rnd 2. 16sc, (inc,1sc)*6, 20 sc (54)
Rnd 3. 19sc, (inc,1sc)*6, 23 sc (60)
Rnd 4-10. 60 sc
+1 extra sc
Join the tail in the next round.
Rnd 11. 57 sc, apply the tail and crochet 3 sc with it and body (60)
Rnd 12-13. 60 sc

Postpone the main crocheting. Let’s move on to crocheting the tummy.
Turn the toy upside down. Attach the beige yarn at the back to the last chain connecting the legs. Crochet in a spiral.

Rnd 1. 32 sc (5 sc on the legs and 3sc on the chains)
Place a marker.
Rnd 2. (6sc,dec)*4 (28)
Rnd 3. (5sc,dec)*4 (24)
Rnd 4. (2sc,dec)*6 (18)
Rnd 5. (1sc,dec)*6 (12)
Rnd 6. 6 dec (6)
Close up the hole. Fasten off and cut the yarn.
Return to the main crocheting.

Rnd 14. (8sc,dec)*6 (54)
Rnd 15. (7sc,dec)*6 (48)
+1 extra sc.
Rnd 16. (6sc,dec)*6 (42)
Rnd 17. (5sc,dec)*6 (36)
Rnd 18. (3sc,dec)*3, 6sc, (dec,3sc)*3 (30)

Insert safety eyes between rounds 10 and 11 at a distance of 10 sc. I used large eyes (13mm), so the toy looks funnier.
Stuff the head.
Rnd 19. (2sc,dec)*3, 6sc, (dec,2sc)*3 (24)
Rnd 20. (1sc,dec)*3, 6sc, (dec,1sc)*3 (18)

Stuff.
+1 extra sc.
Rnd 21. (1sc,dec)*6 (12)
Rnd 22. 6 dec (6)
Close up the hole. Fasten off and cut the yarn.

Snout

Dark brown yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3. (3inc,3sc)*2 (18)
Rnd 4-5. 18 sc
Fasten off and cut the yarn.
Embroider a nose on the snout with a triangle using black thread.

Next, we need to make needle sculpting on the outside and on the inside of the eye.

Tongue

4ply yarn of pink color, hook size 2.5 mm
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3-4. 12 sc
Rnd 5. Fold in half and crochet 6 sc through both sides.
Sew to the snout a little on the side.
Now you need to sew the snout to the toy, in the front in the middle between rounds 4 and 11.

Cheeks (Make 2)

Pink yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 hdc in MR
Fasten off and cut the yarn.
Sew the cheeks under the eyes on the right and left.

Ears

Light part (Make 2)

Beige yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*6 (18)
Rnd 4. (2sc,inc)*6 (24)
Fasten off and cut the yarn.

Dark part (Make 2)

Dark brown yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*6 (18)
Rnd 4. (2sc,inc)*6 (24)
Do not cut the yarn.

Fold both parts together and crochet through both pieces with dark brown yarn: 10 sc, 2 hdc, 1 dc, 2 hdc, 9 sc.
Fasten off and cut the yarn.
Sew ears to the head with the sharp side up, between rounds 12 and 20 at a distance of 8 sc.

Congratulations, you have completed the amigurumi hyena pattern.

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