Happy Hippo Loveable Lion Burp Bib Set

from Crochet by Darleen Hopkins

Happy Hippo Loveable Lion Burp Bib Set Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Pattern is written using standard US stitches.
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • magic circle/adjustable ring See attached tutorial.
  • inv hdc dec = Invisible half double crochet decrease. Yarn over, insert hook through front loop of 1st stitch. Insert hook through front loop of 2nd stitch. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.
  • sc dec = Single crochet decrease. Insert hook under both loops of 1st stitch, pull through a loop. Insert hook under both loops of 2nd stitch, pull through a loop. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Pattern Description:

Cute babies drool Keep them dry in style with this adorable bib set. Happy Hippo and Loveable Lion. Easy pattern, perfect for crocheters who have completed a few projects and are ready to learn some new techniques or the experienced crocheter looking for a fun baby gift pattern.

Bibs are worked in a continous spiral. A tutorial on magic circle/adjustable ring is provided.

BONUS: Now every purchased Crochet by Darleen Hopkins pattern comes with the Crazy Frog Hat! The Crazy Frog pattern has been added to the Safari Friends Bib Set pdf. Learn more about him here: http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/crazy-frog-hat/59709

Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed bibs may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated. www.ravelry.com/stores/CrochetByDarleenHopkins


Gauge checkpoints are given in the pattern. Exact gauge is not essential in this project. When checking gauge, measure from the last stitch made all the way across.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 61/2" wide by 12" long


  • Knit Picks Comfy Worsted; 109 yards/50 grams; 75% pima cotton, 25% acrylic or equivalent
  • Main Color Lion (MC) 1 ball Crme Brle (Yellow) (approximately 75 yards/34 grams)
  • Contrast Color Lion (CC) 1 ball Carrot (Orange) (approximately 31 yards/14 grams)
  • Main Color Hippo (MC) 1 ball Blackberry (approximately 80 yards/36 grams)
  • Contrast Color Hippo (CC) 1 ball Vinca (approximately 30 yards/13 grams)
  • 1 ball White (small amount)
  • 1 ball Black (small amount)
  • G (4.00 mm) hook, or size need to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Velcro (hook and loop closure)
  • 1 standard (US) 12oz can of soda or something with either a 4" or 8" circumference (Lion)
  • 2 pieces of white wool felt for Hippo teeth, approximately 1/2" X 1/4" each (optional)
  • stitch markers, yarn needle, needle and matching thread

Suggested yarn:

120 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Comfy Worsted

About Designer

About Designer

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I've been crocheting for a number of years now. I started out to find something to keep my hands busy while watching TV-better than snacking. I very quickly became addicted. When I found myself altering patterns I decided it was time to start designing my own. I began crocheting children's hats for Halos of Hope in 2010. They are a great organization that sends soft hats to chemo centers ...

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