ELEPHANT TWINS
They are 13" high
Picture here

Materials:
1. Knitting worsted weight yarn. For 2 elephants: 2-4 oz skeins grey, 1 (2 oz) skein
each of light blue and pink
2. Crochet hook size 1
3. Polyester fiberfill stuffing
4. Black and white scraps of felt
5. 2 white buttons
6. Craft glue

GAUGE: 3 sc = 1" (double strand).
NOTE: Use 2 strands of yarn throughout unless indicated otherwise.

BOY ELEPHANT:
Head:
Beg at top ot head, with grey, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rnds; mark end of rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc-12 sc.
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-1 8 sc.
Rnd 4: (Sc in each of 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-24 sc.
Rnd 5: (Sc in each of 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnd 6: Work even in sc.
Rnd 7: (Sc in each of 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-36 sc.
Rnds 8-11 : Work even in sc.
Rnd 12; (Sc in each of 4 sc; pull up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and through 3 lps on hook) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnd 13: (Sc in each of 3 sc. dec 1 sc as before over next 2 sts) 6 times-24 sc.
Rnds 14 and 15: Continue to dec 6 sts evenly around-12 sc. End off. Stuff head; leave neck open.

Trunk:
With grey, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rnds; mark end of rnds.
Rnds 2-7: Work even in sc.
Rnd 8: Work 2 sc in each sc around-12 sc.
Rnds 9-11: Work even in sc.
Rnd 12: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-18 sc. End off. Stuff trunk and Sew to face.

Ear:
Make 2. With grey, ch 9.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across-8 sc. Ch 1, turn each row.
Row 2: Sc across, working 2 sc in first and last sc-10 sc.
Row3: Work even in sc. Repeat rows 2 and 3 once more-12 sc.
Rows 6 gnd 7: Sc across, working 2 sc together at beg and end of each row-8 sc. End off. Sew ears to side of head.


Body:

Work as for head through rnd 3-18 sc.
Rnd 4: Work even in sc.
Rnd 5: Work same at rnd 4 of head-24 sc.
Rnd 6: Work even in sc.
Row 7: Work same as rnd 5 of head-30 sc.
Rnds 8-11: Continue to inc 6 sts evenly spaced around, evey other rnd-42 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in each sc around. Cut grey; join light blue.
Rnds 13-17: With light blue, sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: (Sc in each of next 5 sc; pull up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and through 3 lps on hook) 6 times-36 sc.
Rnd 19: (Sc in each of next 4 sc; dec 1 st over next 2 sts as before) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnds 20-22: continue to dec 6 sc evenly spaced around-12 sc. End off. Stuff; sew opening.

Arms:
Make 2. Work as for head through rnd 2-12 sc. Rnds 3-9: Work even in sc. End off. Stuff arms. Fold arms flat. Sew closed and sew to grey section of body at each side.

Legs:
Make 2. Work as for head through rnd 2-1 2 sc.
Rnds 3-5: Work even in sc. Cut light blue; join grey.
Rnd 6: (Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times-1 6 sc.
Rnds 7-12: Work even in sc. End off. Stuff legs. Fold top of legs flat. Sew flat and sew to bottom of body, slightly toward front, so pig can sit.

Tail:
With grey, ch 8.
Row 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. End off.

Bib:
With single strand of light blue, ch 10.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across-9 sc. Ch 1, turn each row.
Rows 2-5: Work even in sc. End off.

Straps:
Make 2. With single strand of light blue, ch 20.
Row 1; Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across-19 sc. End off.

Finishing:
Sew neck opening of head to body. From Felt cut 2 white circles 5/8'' in diameter and 2 black circles 1/2" in diameter for eyes. With black circle on top of white circle, glue eyes in place. Sew bib to front of pants. Sew straps to each side of bib at top edge. Cross straps in back and sew in place. Sew on buttons. Sew tail to rear of body over rnds 18 and 19.

GIRL ELEPHANT:
Work head, trunk, ears, arms, tail, bib, straps and body same as for boy elephant, using pink instead of light blue for lower section of body, bib and straps.

Legs:
Make 2. Using grey, work same as arms, working 9 rows even in sc instead of 7 rows.

Skirt:
With single strand of pink, ch 45. Join to form ring, being careful not to twist chain.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around-45 sc. Join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each sc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next dc, * sk 1 dc, 5 dc in next dc, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. End off. Sew skirt to pink edge of body. Complete as for boy elephant, omitting buttons.






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