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Little Hippo Lens Buddy

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Little Hippo Lens Buddy
Little Hippo Lens Buddy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • foundation chain
  • single crochet
  • half double crochet
  • double crochet
  • treble crochet
  • magic loop
  • crocheting in the round

Pattern Description:

This little hippo lens buddy was made at a friend's request because friends really are the best inspiration! It's a simple pattern with super cute results because you really can't go wrong with a gigantic gray animal that you would probably run from in the wild transformed into an adorable little lens buddy hugging your camera lens.

This pattern is suitable for beginners who are looking for something just a little more adventurous! It includes a photo tutorial on how to begin the first round. You should know how to make a magic circle and to crochet in the round.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished item stretches to fit most DSLR lenses


  • worsted weight yarn
  • 5.00 mm (size H) hook
  • elastic hair tie
  • tapestry needle