Thursday, April 24, 2014

Elephant Twins

My Swap Partner had not requested holiday elephants. I just was in a holiday mood when I decided on my theme. Therefore, I decided I needed to include at least one non-themed item. After I realized the Red Heart Baby wasn’t going to work, I searched through my Crochet World DVD to see what they had for elephant patterns. I found one in the June 2001 Crochet World Magazine called Elephant Twins.

My swap partner had requested blue and red as favorite colors so I shifted the pink dress of the original pattern to red and left the boy in his blue suit.

I followed the pattern for the girl, but switched to the Red Heart ears when making the boy. They just worked better. When I found this pattern, I had hoped it would work for as a substitute for the Red Heart Baby pattern. However, the assembly proved to be awkward and that is when I hit on the idea of using the holiday patterns for the Pilgrim and Leprechaun.

While I liked the girl's dress, I probably would not return to this pattern. I much preferred the pattern I used for the Easter elephant which also has a boy.

If you arrived here looking for free patterns you may be interested in the following blog pages:

Dinosaurs and Dragons

Knit and Crochet Food Patterns Great for Play Food

Hello Kitty

Crochet and Knit Puppets

Crochet Amigurumi Animals and Stuffed Animal Free Patterns

Knit Amigurumi and Stuffed Toys

Crochet and Knit Amigurumi and Other Dolls

Knit and Crochet Toys

Teddy Bear Patterns and Clothes

Halloween Page







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1 comment:

Lois Evensen said...

How precious!!! I love them!!

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