Charalampos The Hippo

Let me introduce you to Charalampos!

As his name implies, Charalampos is here to shine with joy and happiness. He is also, a friendly hippo that loves to cuddle. So if you would like a little bit of joy in your life, you should definitely make a hippo for yourself.

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Yarn: Sport weight, cotton yarn in three colors: Α for the head, nose, ears and hands, B for the body and arms, and C for the collar. Small amount of black thread for the eyes (or safety eyes)

Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm

Other notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8mm safety eyes (optional), tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.


22 stitches and 24 rows in single crochet worked in the round= 10 cm.

Finished Measurements

Approx. 18 cm (7.1 in) long and 13 cm (5.1 in) in diameter.


The pattern is written in US terminology.

You can find the pattern on my Ravelry and in my Etsy.

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