Applique – Giraffe
For the Giraffe, you will need
Caron simply soft yellow yarn
4.25 mm crochet hook
Caron simply soft brown yarn
White and black floss
Giraffe head – with yellow
MC – ch 2
Round 1- 10 hdc in MC . sl st ch 2 = 10 hdc
Round 2 – 2 hdc in each dc – sl st ch 2= 20hdc
Round 3- (2hdc, hdc)X10 – ch2 sl st. 30 hdc
Round 4- hdc in the same hdc as ch 2 and the next 4 hdc – 10 hdc – 5 dc – 10 hdc. Sl st. = 30 st
Fasten. Leave long strand to attach to block
Ears – with yellow
Attach yellow on one side of the group of 5 dc on the top of the head. Ch 2 and puff in the same st. sl st in all the dc across. Make the second ear with a puff stich at the end of the group of 5 dc on the top.
Weave in ends.
Antlers – with brown – make 2
Make 4 sc in the second ch from the hook. Sc to the end of the ch 6.
Round 1 : sc 8. Sl st. ch2 = 8sc
Round 2: dc in the same sp as ch2, dc, 2 X hdc, 2 Xdc, 2X hdc. Sl st. = 18 stitches
Fasten. Leave long strand to attach to the head.
Spots – make as many as you want
Round 1 : sc 8 in the MC. Sl st. = 8 sc.
Fasten. Leave long strand for sewing.
Putting it all together
Attach muzzle to the bottom of the face
Add the spots
Embroider eyes and nostrils with embroider yarn (see pic)
For the Letter G
Round 1- hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook and 4 more ch
(Hdc inc)X8, hdc in the last 5 ch. Fasten.
Attach yarn to the opposite side of the original ch 20. Sc2
Sc in the second ch from ch 2 and in the 2 sc = 3 sc.
Fasten. Attach to block weaving in the strands and shaping the letter.