Happypotomus the Happy Hippo


Happypotomus the Happy Hippo is a Heidi Bears design.

Kits for this happy hippo, designed by Heidi Capatos, are available in both Pure Merino (recommended) and Pure Cotton Sock/4ply

This is a Yarn only kit, the pattern is available from Heidi Bears

Choose your yarn and then your colourway.

The colour swatch indicates the main colour, the other colours will be assorted and similar to those in the photo.



  • Description


    Happypotomus the Happy Hippo, deigned by Heidi of Heidi Bears, is an easy to make soft toy for children of all ages. Heidi is the original designer of the African Flower motive animals.


    This is a yarn only kit. The pattern is available from Heidi Bears 

    Skill level:

    Knowledge of basic crochet – US terms used


    Happypotomus the Happy Hippo measures approximately 37cm measured nose to tail, and approximately 17cm high at the shoulder.

    Care/Cleaning/Storage Instructions

    Hand wash Happypotomus the Happy Hippo in cool water. Squeeze gently, do not twist or wring. Dry flat on back. Rearrange stuffing if necessary when dry. Store with a little scented soap or camphor wood blocks

    Kit Contains

    • 2 x 50g
    • 15 x 10g Pure Merino Sock/4ply (recommended)


    • 2 x 50g
    • 15 x 10g Pure Cotton Sock/4ply

    The colour swatch indicates the main colour (50g), the other colours (10g) will be assorted and similar to those in the photo.

    Not included


    We hand-dye, air-dry and handball all the yarn for the Happypotomus the Happy Hippo kits.  Please allow two weeks for production before shipping – the quality is worth the wait


    International orders may incur import duties and/or tax and clearing fees. The recipient of the shipment is liable for all such fees. *Orders to the USA under 800usd and AUS under 1000aud typically incur no customs duties.

    Please note:

    Each item is made by hand, so your item may differ slightly from the image.

    This is an official yarn kit for Happypotomus the Happy Hippo designed by Heidi of Heidi Bear Designs. All images are the intellectual property of Heidi Bear Designs. Copyright 2013.

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  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight N/A
    Dimensions 20 × 20 × 10 cm

    Pure Merino Sock/4ply, Pure Cotton Sock/4ply

    Heidi Bears kit colour

    Natural – Pure Cotton, Natural – Pure Merino, Nimbus Cloud – Pure Cotton, Nimbus Cloud – Pure Merino

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