it’s a pig, with wigs!

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materials you will need:

size g6 hook

black worsted weight yarn

pink worsted weight yarn

purple worsted weightyarn

white worsted wight yarn

polyester fiber-fill stuffing

scissors

fat plastic tapestry needle

stitch marker

 

stitches/techniques you will need to know:

ch-chain

sc-single crochet

inc-increase

dec-decrease

magic ring-one of the basic ways of beginning crochet in the round though you could use any method other than this.

BLO-back loops only

FLO-front loops only

 

note: this pig is worked in the round, not joined rows.

you should use a st marker to mark the beginning of your row.

 

body

pink yarn

note: you should stuff the pig as you go.

row1  sc8 in magic ring  (if you are using a different technique to begin crochet in the round, just make sure it turns out with eight stitches in the row)  8

row2  inc in every st in the row    16

row3  [sc1 in first st, inc in the next st] repeat 8 times    24

row4  working  BLO, sc1 in every st in the row    24

row5-6  sc1 in every st in the row    24

row7  working FLO, [sc1 in the next 3 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    30

row8  [sc1 in the next 4 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    36

row9  [sc1 in the next 5 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    42

row10  [sc1 in the next 6 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    48

row11-21  sc1 in each st in the row    48

row22  [sc1 in the next 6 sts, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    42

row23  [sc1 in the next 5 sts, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    36

row24  [sc1 in the next 4 sts, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    30

row25  [sc1 in the next 3 sts, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row26  [sc1 in the next 2 sts, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    18

row27  [sc1 in the next st, dec in the st after that] repeat 6 times    12

row28  dec 6 times    6

row29  dec 3 times    3

don’t fasten off!!

tail

ch5

starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc1 in the next 4 ch

fasten off

note: to add the eyes and nostrils, use a tapestry needle and a scrap of black yarn to embroider them onto the face of the pig.

 

legs make 4

pink yarn

row1  sc6 in magic ring  (if you are using a different technique to begin crochet in the round, just make sure it turns out with six stitches in the row)   6

row2  inc in each st in the row    12

row3-6  sc1 in every st in the row    12

fasten off

note: (you should wait until you finish all of the legs before attaching them to the body) to attach the legs to the body, you should first stuff them to your liking, next, position the legs on the underside of the pig wherever you desire, then, using a tapestry needle and a scrap of pink yarn, sew the legs in place.

 

ears make 2

pink yarn

ch6

row1  starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc1 in the next 5 sts flip    5

row2  ch1 dec1 sc1 dec1 flip    3

row3  ch1 sc3 flip    3

row4  ch1 dec1 skipping the st in the middle of the row    1

row5  sc1    1

fasten off

note:  (you should wait until you finish both of the ears before attaching them to the body) to attach the ears to the body, you should first position them on the head wherever you desire and then using a tapestry needle and a scrap of pink yarn, sew the ears in place.

 

beehive

purple yarn

note: the beehive is separate from the body and does not get attached to it. and you should stuff as you go.

row1  sc6 in magic ring (if you are using a different technique to begin crochet in the round, just make sure it turns out with six stitches in the row)   6

row2  inc in every st in the row    12

row3  [sc1 in the next st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    18

row4  [sc1 in the next 2 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row5  [sc1 in the next 3 sts, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    30

row6  [*ch6 starting in 2nd ch from hook, slst1 in each of the next 5 ch, sc1 in the st* repeat from asterisk to asterik and then sc1 in each of the next 11 st] do these steps twice    30

row7-11  sc1 in each st in the row    30

row12  [sc1 in each of the next 3 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row13  [sc1 in each of the next 2 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    18

row14  [sc1 in the next st, dec in the st after that] repeat 6 times    12

row15  [sc1 in the next st, inc in the st after that] repeat 6 times    18

row16  [sc1 in each of the next 2 st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row17-19  sc1 in each st in the row    12

row20  [sc1 in each of the next 2 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    18

row21  [sc1 in the next st, dec in the st after that] repeat 6 times    12

row22  dec in every st in the row      6

fasten off

note: the stap for the beehive is the same as the strap for the afro. to make it:

ch35 with white yarn and attach each end of the chain to the hairdo.

 

afro

black yarn

row1  sc6 in magic ring  (if you are using a different technique to begin crochet in the round, just make sure it turns out with six stitches in the row)   6

row2  inc in each st in the row    12

row3  [sc1 in the next st, inc in the st after that] repeat 6 times    18

row4  [sc1 in each of the next 2 st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row5  [sc1 in each of the next 3 st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    30

row6  [sc1 in each of the next 4 st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    36

row7  [sc1 in each of the next 5 st, inc in the next st] repeat 6 times    42

row8-16  sc1 in each st in the row    42

row17  [sc1 in each of the next 5 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    36

row18  [sc1 in each of the next 4 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    30

row19  [sc1 in each of the next 3 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    24

row20  [sc1 in each of the next 2 st, dec in the next st] repeat 6 times    18

note: now would be a good time to stuff your afro

row21  [sc1 in the next st, dec in the st after that] repeat 6 times    12

row22   dec in each st in the row    6

fasten off

make a strap just like you did for the beehive

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    Lily K said,

    He’s a cutie. Thanks for sharing your pattern.


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