Blanket Buddy Baby Hippo Lovey Security

from Crochet by Darleen Hopkins

Blanket Buddy Baby Hippo Lovey Security Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







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.

Pattern Description:

Bobble Heads! Everyone loves BOBBLE HEADS! Crochet this adorable Blanket Buddy for a little cutie and will be loved by all boys and girls!

Easy+/Intermediate pattern-if you can crochet in the round, you can make this buddy!

BONUS: Now every pattern purchased from Crochet By Darleen Hopkins on Craftsy comes with copy of the Crazy Frog Hat! No coupon needed, the pdf is automatically attached to the blanket buddy pattern for you to use when ever you like! Enjoy!

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


GAUGE: Not important. If using worsted weight yarn, you Blanket Buddy will be close in size to my example.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 20" long (top of head to tip of blanket)


  • Vanna's Choice; 100% acrylic or equivalent
  • Main Color (MC) 2 skeins Eggplant (approximately 320 yds, 61/2 oz, 187gms
  • Contrast Color (CC) 1 Skein Purple Mist (approximately 86 yds, 13/4 oz, 151 gms)
  • Small amount white (small amount)
  • Small amount black (small amount)
  • I (5.5mm) or yarn label recommendation
  • H (5.0 mm) or 1 size smaller from the yarn label recommendation
  • G/7 (4.5 mm) or 2 sizes smaller from the yarn label recommendation

You Will Also Need:

  • Poly-fiberfill, stitch markers, yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

450 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Vanna's Choice (Lion Brand)


Eggplant/Purple Mist

About Designer

About Designer

DarleenHopkins on

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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