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AfricAmi: Elephant, Hippo, Rhino

AfricAmi logo by PlanetJune

The first set of AfricAmi crochet patterns are now available to purchase from the brand new PlanetJune store! Buy yourself an elephant, hippopotamus or rhinoceros pattern, or treat yourself to all three and save 🙂

AfricAmi Elephant logo by PlanetJune

AfricAmi Hippo by PlanetJune

AfricAmi Rhino by PlanetJune

All three animals are about 6″ long when worked in bulky weight yarn with a G/4.5mm hook, or you can use worsted weight yarn and an E hook to end up with miniature versions like the baby elephants below:

AfricAmi Elephants by PlanetJune

Don’t forget there is still time to save 10% on your next PlanetJune order – which can include the new AfricAmi patterns. Just sign up for my new mailing list before the end of July end of day Monday 4th August and I will send you a discount code to use in the new shop (if you have already signed up you should receive the code in the next hour or so). Please remember to wait for the discount code to arrive by e-mail before you place your order, as your discount will be applied automatically when you enter the code.

And if you notice anything strange in the new shop, please let me know so I can fix it – thanks!


  1. June said

    The e-mail with the discount code has gone out to everyone who has signed up for the list already. If you haven’t received it, check your Junk/Spam folder for an e-mail from mailinglist [at ]

    If you still don’t see it, e-mail me and I will send it out to you again!

  2. Rebekah said

    So adorable! I love them! ok, such a cute idea for them to hold tails! Love it! I haven’t gotten my discount code in the mail yet. Have I missed it?

  3. brennakins said

    I love the AfricAmi! I will buy them as soon as I have time (I have soooo many projects lined up I want to do). And I might buy the AquaAmi too. And maybe some Fuzzy Friends. I just bought a lot of yarn, so I can get started right away!

  4. Robyn said

    Oh June I am thrilled to see you used my idea of all the elephants holding tails! They look absolutely adorable like that! Makes me smile.LOL. Yet again you amaze me with your way cute animals. Still love your site! I visit every day!

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