This crochet Giraffe pattern is another addition to my heart-shaped appliques series. The face of this crochet giraffe applique is made from a heart. This applique will be perfect for any child who loves giraffes!
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The giraffe is such a beautiful and gracious animal. My son loves giraffes and every time when we go to the Zoo, we like to spend some time observing these beautiful creatures.
After one of our visits to the Zoo, I decided to make a Giraffe applique for my son. And, of course, it had to be in the shape of a heart!
This cute giraffe crochet applique will be perfect for a giraffe-themed nursery. Also, you can use it to embellish your kid’s blanket, hat, or picture frame. I used it to make this Giraffe Crochet Wall Art.
You can make a giraffe bunting if you are in the mood to make a bunch of these giraffes. You can also make a cute giraffe bookmark – you just need to make his neck longer.
You may also like these crochet patterns for heart-shaped animal appliques: crochet Heart Tiger, crochet Heart Fox, crochet Heart Elephant, crochet Heart Panda, crochet Heart Groundhog, and crochet Heart Frog.
All my crochet patterns for the animal applique can be found under the tag Animals.
Giraffe Applique – Crochet Pattern
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Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
TR – treble crochet
This crochet giraffe applique is about 4” tall.
For my crochet Giraffe applique, I used cotton light weight #3 yarn. You are welcome to experiment with different yarn weights to achieve different size and look of your giraffe.
Patons Grace yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – yellow
Patons Grace yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – fiesta
Patons Grace sport yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – black
Patons Grace sport yarn (100% mercerized cotton), color – snow
Hook and other materials:
Crochet hook 3 mm
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For this giraffe applique you need to make a Head, Neck, Mouth, and Spots.
Copyright: This pattern is an original design by GoldenLucyCrafts. You may not copy, rewrite, redistribute or resell this pattern in any form, this includes making video tutorials. You may not translate this pattern to another language and publish the pattern or any parts of it.
With yellow, Ch 4,
Rnd 1. Working under both loops, make all of the next stitches into the 4th Ch from hook (the first Ch made) – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC; Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, in top of first St of previous Row make HDC+DC, 3 TR in next St, 2 DC in next St, DC into each of next 3 Sts, HDC in Ch 1, (DC+TR+DC) in next St (Heart point), HDC in Ch 1, DC into each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC in next St, 3 TR in next St, DC + HDC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 3. Ch 3, SC in top of first St of previous round, SC in next,
making first Horn – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – HDC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch;
SC in each of next 2 Sts,
making first Ear – Ch 7, SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC in next, HDC in next, DC in next, HDC in next, SC in next;
SC in same St of the Head, 2 SC in each of next 2 Sts, SC in each of the next 6 Sts, 3 SC in next St (Heart point), SC in each of the next 6 Sts, 2 SC in each of next 2 Sts, SC in next;
making second Ear – Ch 7, SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC in next, HDC in next, DC in next, HDC in next, SC in next;
SC in same St, SC in next St,
making second Horn – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – HDC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch;
SC in each of next 2 Sts, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
If you have a small hole in the center, close it while fastening off the beginning end.
With yellow, Ch 15,
Row 1. HDC in 3 rd Ch and in each Ch to the end, turn.
Row 2. Ch 2, HDC in next St and in each St to the end.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
With fiesta, Ch 5,
Rnd 1. Working under 2 strands, HDC in 3rd Ch from hook, HDC in next Ch, 6 HDC in next Ch;
continue working on the opposite side of Ch – DC in next Ch, 4 HDC in last, join with Sl St.
Spot – make three
With fiesta, make a magic ring,
Rnd 1. Ch 1, 6 SC in ring, join with Sl st.
You can embroider or crochet eyes. You can also use buttons or googly eyes.
(For babies and small children items – embroider the eyes on).
Crochet eye – make two
With black, make a magic ring,
Rnd 1. Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join with sl st.
Using white yarn, make a couple of stitches for a spark.
Sew head and neck together.
Sew mouth and spots on.
Sew eyes on, or attach googly eyes.
Weave in all ends.
I hope you enjoyed this Giraffe applique free crochet pattern!
These are adorable! Thank you for sharing your patterns with us. Love them! I have a cousin that loves giraffes so I am going to try and find a way to work these in to something for her.
You are very welcome! I am glad that you like my Giraffe!