Sunday, July 10, 2011

Free Penelopig Crochet Pattern


Materials:
1 oz. pink worsted weight yarn
Small amounts green and black worsted weight yarn
Pair of small wiggle eyes
Fiberfill for stuffing
Size 00/2.7mm steel crochet hook

Size: Pig measures about 3 1/4" long, including tail

Notes: Do not join rnds unless otherwise stated. Mark last st of each rnd w st marker. Work sc dec over the front loops only of next 2 scs.

Pig Body:

Rnd 1: With pink, starting at tail end, form magic ring, ch 1, 5 sc in ring (5 sc).

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around, pull beg magic ring closed (10 sc).

Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (15 sc).

Rnd 4: * Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (20 sc).

Rnd 5: * Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (25 sc).

Rnd 6: * Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around (30 sc).

Rnds 7-13: Sc in each sc around (30 sc).

Rnd 14: * Sc in next 4 sc, sc dec over next 2 sc (remember to work sc dec in front loops only!) (25 sc).

Rnd 15: * Sc in each sc around (25 sc).

Rnd 16: * Sc in next 3 sc, sc dec over next 2 sc, rep from * around (20 sc).

Rnd 17: Sc in each sc around (20 sc).

Rnd 18: * Sc in next 2 sc, sc dec over next 2 sc, rep from * around (15 sc).

Rnds 19-22: Sc in each sc around, join w sl st in 1st sc, fo (15 sc).

Stuff pig body firmly w fiberfill.

Snout:

Rnd 1: With pink, form magic ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring (8 sc).

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around, join w sl st in 1st sc, pull beg magic ring closed, fo (16 sc).

With black, make 2 small running sts on snout and sew snout to open end of body, adding more stuffing if necessary before closing.

Ears (make 2):

With pink, ch 4, join w sl st in 1st ch, fo. Sew ears to head as shown.

Tail:

With pink, ch 10, fo leaving a long tail end for sewing. Pull beg yarn tail tight and clip close to chain. Use long end to attach tail to beg magic ring of body behind pig. Curl tail around finger.

Hair:

Push one 6" length of pink yarn up through bottom of pig to center of ears until piece of yarn is even with top of ears. Using yarn needle, gently separate strands of yarn to form hair. Clip loose end of yarn at bottom of pig or stuff up into body.

Glue wiggle eyes to pig in front of ears as shown.

Lettuce:

With green, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hk, (ch 3, sl st in same ch as last sl st) 3 times, fo to form 4 leaves. Work a French knot through center of leaves, wrapping yarn 3 times around the needle to form your knot.

Weave in any loose ends.

Enjoy!

4 comments:

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  4. Super cute. I am contemplating making 3 for The Three Little Pigs in my preschool classroom.

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