How cute is this little fella? It’s my youngest nieces first birthday so I have taken the opportunity to challenge my crochet skills and make this little guy.

It's time we talked about the elephant in the room...

It’s time we talked about the elephant in the room…

I (attempted) to follow a pattern that I found on a beautiful blog called allaboutami.com.

Crochet elephant

I made a couple of minor changes to the pattern, stitched on the eyes and left off the tusks, because I’m fairly certain that he is destined to spend much of his life in a toddlers mouth. I also put a pot of dried lentils in amongst the stuffing so that he rattles…

Crochet elephant