Hippo teething ring free crochet pattern

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In this blog post, I share this super happy Hippo amigurumi teether crochet pattern. It is a simple pattern for a newborn crochet toy , suitable for amigurumi beginners and, is fast to crochet! So if you are looking for a fast crochet project for a baby shower gift, this is the right one for you!

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Happy Hippo teething ring free amigurumi pattern


Finish size: 10cm

For a low cost, ad-free and printable pattern, you can find it here!


With grey yarn start,

1 row              6sc in a magic ring

2 row              6inc Total 12sts

3 row              (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

4 row              (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

5 row              (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

6 row              (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

7 row              (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

8 to 15 row     42sc

16 row            (5sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

17 row            (4sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

18 row            (3sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

19 row            (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

• Stop here to add stuffing material before continuing to row 20.

20 row            (1sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 12sts

• Cut the yarn, fasten off and hide the remaining tail inside the toy.


With dark gray yarn start,

1 row                 6sc in a magic ring

2 row                 6inc Total 12sts

• Change to light gray,

3 row                 (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

• Cut the yarn, fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

• Make two following the same instructions.


With light gray yarn chain 7 and start, Chain 7

1 row                     (5sc, 4sc in the last chain, 4sc, 3sc in the last chain) Total 16sc

2 row                     (1inc, 5sc, 1inc, 1sc) repeat 2 times Total 20sts

3 row                     (1inc, 6sc, 1inc, 2sc) repeat 2 times Total 24sts

4 row                     1sc, 1inc, 7sc, 1inc, 3sc, 1inc, 7sc, 1inc, 2sc Total 28sts

5 to 7 row            28sc

8 row                     1sc, 1dec, 7sc, 1dec, 3sc, 1dec, 7sc, 1dec, 2sc Total 24sts

• Cut the yarn and fasten off. 

• Leave a tail for sewing

Wood cover

With dark gray color yarn chain 21, skip the first chain and start

1 to 6 row      20sc, chain one and turn.

• Cut the yarn, fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

NOTE: if the wooden ring you are working is bigger in length, add more chains into the detail. If the wooden ring is thicker, add more rows!

Sew it around the wooden ring, 20 stitches from one side, with 20 stitches from the other side.


  1. Sew the ears between rows 5 and 6.
  2. Embroider the eyes in row 6, leaving 6 stitches between each other. 
  3. Start sewing the mouth between rows 8 and 9, and finishing between rows 14 and 15.
  4. For the nose lines, embroider two lines in the 4th row of the mouth, leaving 4 stitches between them.
  5. Finish by embroidering the mouth between rows 1 and 2 of the detail!
  6. Now, use the remaining tail from the wooden cover detail to sew the cat into the central part of the ring

Your Happy Hippo wooden teether amigurumi baby toy ready!

I hope you enjoy this pattern, and if you have any questions or comments in general, leave them in the comment box below.

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