Great summer projects are those that are quick and fun to make. And Cute Crochet Dancing Hippos are definitely among them. These amigurumi softies are pretty easy to crochet and great for using up leftover yarn. Squishy bellies are perfect for cuddling and kids of all ages will certainly adore them. These crochet hippos love to dance and play, therefore they will make ideal companions for such activities. Moreover, they will make adorable last-minute gifts for children and adults as well. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!
If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Elephant Amigurumi and Animal Baby Hats.
Holly the Hippo Free Crochet Pattern
This cute hippo ballerina is a quick and easy project! Sounds great, right? And looks even better! Your kids will definitely love to play with this softie. It will be a lovely gift for your best friend too. Shehla Ahmed is such an awesome designer!
Level: beginner Author: Shehla Ahmed
The original pattern and the photos are on The Blue Elephants. More info on Ravelry.
Cuddle Me Hippo Free Crochet Pattern
Here is another dancing beauty to add to your library of cute crochet hippos! This small cutie has a pink tutu and a matching bow that you can also customize with your favorite colors. Amigurumi Today always inspires us to create wonders!
Level: intermediate Author: Amigurumi Today
The original pattern and the photos are on Amigurumi Today.
Hattie the Hippo Free Crochet Pattern
Could this hippo be any cuter? We certainly don’t think so! It almost melted our hearts already. Every fan of crochet toys will be excited to give this pattern a try. We are super grateful to Cuddly Stitches Craft! This will be so much fun.
Level: upper beginner Author: Cuddly Stitches Craft
The original pattern and the photos are on Cuddly Stitches Craft. More info on Ravelry.
Irina The Hippo Ballerina Free Crochet Pattern
It is time for you to meet Irina the ballerina! She is the most elegant and adorable amigurumi ballerina we have seen in a long time. Or maybe ever! Oh, and on top of that, she is also a hippo! If you love amigurumi like we do, follow the instructions of Elisa’s Crochet.
Level: upper beginner Author: Elisa’s Crochet
The original pattern and the photos are on Elisa’s Crochet.