10 FREE Crochet Elephant Patterns

Celebrate appreciation for animals!

September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day. These ten crochet patterns all celebrate the elephant! There are appliqués and amigurumi crochet animals. You'll also find the link to one crochet hat pattern, one crochet blanket pattern and even a set of crochet bookends! All of the crochet patterns are free and the links go to the designer's websites or the pages where you can find the free patterns.

  • 01 of 09
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    Animal Applique Crochet Patterns by Repeat Crafter Me. Sarah @repeatcrafterme

    Sarah of Repeat Crafter Me has a great set of alphabet appliqué crochet patterns. There is one animal for each letter of the alphabet and yes, of course, E is for Elephant. Make the whole set or just make this cute little guy. Sarah also has a really adorable free crochet elephant hat pattern.

  • 02 of 09
    Ezra The Elephant Free Crochet Pattern
    Ezra The Elephant Free Crochet Pattern. Keep Calm and Crochet On

    Keep Calm and Crochet On has a set of Doodle Zoo crochet animal patterns that includes this free crochet pattern for Ezra the Elephant. It's got big Dumbo ears and cute button eyes. Find this one on Craftsy.

  • 03 of 09
    Little Elephant Crochet Pattern
    Little Elephant Crochet Pattern. Teri Crews Designs

    Here is another free crochet amigurumi elephant pattern that you'll find through Craftsy. This one is the Little Elephant Crochet Pattern from Teri Crews Designs. He's worked in worsted weight yarn with an F size crochet hook using US sc and hdc stitches. 

  • 04 of 09
    Elephant Applique Free Crochet Pattern
    Elephant Applique Free Crochet Pattern. Nifty Mumzy

    Nifty Mumzy created this cute free crochet elephant appliqué pattern. It's a three-dimensional design that has subtle layers but doesn't require stuffing like the amigurumi options do.

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  • 05 of 09
    Elephant Bookends Free Crochet Pattern
    Elephant Bookends Free Crochet Pattern. Tamara, Moogly

    Tamara Kelly of Moogly has designed this adorable amigurumi free crochet pattern that splits an elephant right in half to make bookends. Great for readers and animal lovers alike!

  • 06 of 09
    Crochet Elephant Lovey Free Pattern
    Crochet Elephant Lovey Free Pattern. Dendennis Amigurumist

    Take an amigurumi-style crochet elephant, attach it to a granny square blanket and you've got a super cute little crochet lovey that any kid would adore. This free crochet blanket pattern is by Dendennis Amigurumist.

  • 07 of 09
    Baby Elephant Free Crochet Pattern
    Baby Elephant Free Crochet Pattern. Dedri of Look at What I Made

    Dedri over at Look at What I Made designed this cute free crochet pattern for a tiny baby elephant. She says that this crochet pattern takes less than 65 yards of yarn to make and, "Meimei is 11 cm from front to back (not including her trunk) and 9 cm high (4.3″ x 3.5″)." What a cutie!

  • 08 of 09
    Padma Elephant Free Crochet Pattern
    Padma Elephant Free Crochet Pattern. Dawn Toussaint

    Dawn Toussaint originally designed Padma The Elephant as a Crochet-along project but all of the parts are available now and you can make this crochet elephant using the free pattern on her site. I love the curled trunk on this unique little crochet elephant!

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  • 09 of 09
    5 Minute Crochet Elephant Free Pattern
    5 Minute Crochet Elephant Free Pattern. Nana Sue's Ravelry Store

    Want to make a quick elephant today without using up a lot of time or yarn. Nana Sue's easy 5 Minute Crochet Elephant free pattern is for you. It's available as a download on Ravelry.