Crochet Camel Pattern

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Crochet Camel Pattern

This pattern uses both Hairpin crochet technique and regular crochet.

Get the Step by Step Video Tutorial on How to Make the Hairpin Crochet Camel on my Patreon Page. 

This crochet Camel pattern uses UK stitch abbreviation. Click here for US crochet Camel pattern.

Crochet Materials

Hairpin loom

Crochet hook size 3 mm

Crochet yarn 100 % cotton in White, 3 ply

Felt wool in pink and brown

Sewing needle

Scissors

Crochet Camel Pattern Instruction

Set the heirloom on 3rd smallest settings.

Step 1. Crochet 2 loops each side with dc in the middle.

Step 2. 2 loops together as follows: 1 dc around 2 front loops, 1 dc around 2 back loops x 3, 1 dc around 2 front loops. Turn.

Step 3. In next 5 dc crochet: (1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 1 ttr) + ch 6, repeat step 2 other side. Turn.

Step 4. Repeat step 3, except DO NOT ch 6, INSTEAD sk ch 6 + ttr, 1 dc around dtr. Turn.

Step 5. Make 2 loops each side. Attach 1st loop by inserting hook into tr with a dc.

Repeat process 1-5 until you have 14 motifs each side. Remove work from the loom. Insert hook through 10 loops, pull together and create a circle. Use a sewing needle and fold remaining 3 motifs in half sideways and inwards. Fold the top motif to the sideway but outwards. Secure them with a stitch. Stitch the first folded motif to the first motif on the circle using a sewing needle. This will create the appearance of the neck of the camel.

Loops outer circle: Attach the 1 motif closest to the neck and the 1 motif closest to the circle through their loops wit a sl st + sc. Continue to crochet 2 motifs together through the loops with a sl st + sc. Fasten off.

Do not attach top motif of neck through loops. Instead crochet as follows. Attach yarn at base of motif with a sl st. Crochet up motif to make top part of neck as follows: 4 htr, 3 tr, crochet 3 dc in last tr made, dc in sts until next corner. Crochet 3-ch picot in last st. Sc back to base of motif . Fasten off. Fold back and sl st 3-ch picot to next motif of the neck. This will create a chunky looking neck.

How to Crochet camel’s front leg:

Row 1. Ch 3, turn, 10 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Turn.

Row 2. 1 dc in next 6 tr, tr in remaining tr. Turn.

Row 3. Ch 3, tr in tr, 1 htr in next 3 sts. Turn.

Row 4. Ch 3, 1 tr in next 4 sts. Turn.

Row 5. Ch 3, 1 tr in next st, 2 tr tog, 1 tr in last st. Turn.

Row 6. Ch 3, 2 tr tog, 1 tr in last st. Turn.

Row 7-8. 1 Htr in next 3 sts. Turn.

Row 9. 2 htr tog, 1 htr in last st. Turn.

Row 10 – 14. Htr in sts. Turn.

Row 15. Htr in 1st htr, 2 htr in last htr. Fasten off. Sl st row 1 to front of camel. Weave in end.

How to Crochet camel’s back leg:

Row 1. Ch 3, turn, 11 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Turn.

Row 2. Ch 3, 1 tr in next 4 tr, 2 tr in next 3 tr. Turn.

Row 3. Ch 3, 1tr in next 4 tr. Turn.

Row 4. Ch 3, 2 tr tog, 1 tr in next tr, sk last tr. Turn.

Row 5 – 7. Ch 3, 1 tr in tr. Turn.

Row 8. Ch 3, tr in same st as ch 3, tr in next tr, sk last tr. Turn.

Row 9 – 10. Ch 3, tr in tr. Turn.

Row 11. Ch 3, 1 tr in same st as ch 3, 2 tr tog. Turn.

Row 12. Ch 3, 1 tr in same st as ch 3, 1 tr in tr to end. Fasten off. Stitch row 1 to back of camel.

How to Crochet camel’s head:

Row 1. Ch 3, turn, 10 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Turn.

Row 2. Ch 3, 1 tr in next tr, 2 tr in next tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 htr in next 4 tr. Turn.

Row 3. 1 Htr in next 4 htr, 1 htr in 3 tr, 1 tr in remaining tr, ch 6, turn, 1 tr in 3rd ch from hook, 1 tr in next 3 chs, sl st at bottom of tr before ch 6. Turn.

Row 4. Dc in tr, 3 tr tog, dc in turning ch. Fasten off. Stitch on top of neck. Weave in ends.

Stitch brown felt in eye position of the camel. This is to denote long and heavy eyelashes. Use purple yarn and stitch on eyelids over the top part of brown felt.

How to Crochet Camel’s Ear:

Ch 3, turn, 3 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Fasten off. Stitch to top of head. Weave in end.

How to Crochet Camel Tail:

Ch 9, turn, sk 1st ch, (1 dc in next ch, twist the chain and 1 dc through the back of ch) x continue to end. Fasten off. Stitch to rear of camel.

Use pink felt and stitch it to end of tail.

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