Nellie the Elephant


Nellie the Elephant is a Heidi Bears design.

Kits for Nellie, 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


    Nellie the Elephant was designed by Heidi of Heidi Bears and 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


    Nellie the Elephant measures approximately 37cm measured nose to tail, and approximately 14cm high at the shoulder.

    Care/Cleaning/Storage Instructions

    Hand wash Nellie the Elephant 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 in order to repel pests.

    Kit Contains

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


    • 2 x 50g
    • 12 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 Nellie the Elephant 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 Nellie the Elephant 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 Cotton Sock/4ply, Pure Merino Sock/4ply

    Heidi Bears kit colour

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

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