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  • Step 1

    Amigurumi Pig
    Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice
    GAUGE:

    EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.
    BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
    STITCH EXPLANATION:

    sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

    NOTES:

    Pig is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

  • Step 2

    BODY
    With A, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
    Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
    Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
    Rnds 8-17: Sc in each sc around.
    Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
    Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
    Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
    Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
    Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc. Stuff piece.
    Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
    Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
    Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly. Knot to secure.

  • Step 3

    Tail
    Join B at back of Body, ch 9.
    Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch to end.
    Fasten off.

  • Step 4

    LEGS (make 4)
    With B, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
    Rnds 3-5: Sc in each sc around.
    Fasten off.

  • Step 5

    EARS (make 2)
    With B, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * once more - 6 sc.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * once more - 8 sc.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * once more - 10 sc.
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * once more - 12 sc.
    Fasten off.

  • Step 6

    NOSE
    With B, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
    Fasten off.

  • Step 7

    FINISHING
    Stuff Legs and sew to Body. Sew Nose to face. Fold each Ear in half and sew to Head. Weave in ends.

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hennie
hennie · United Kingdom, GB · 37 projects
Amigurumi Pig
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice
GAUGE:

EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Pig is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnds 8-17: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc. Stuff piece.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly. Knot to secure.

Tail
Join B at back of Body, ch 9.
Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch to end.
Fasten off.

LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-5: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * once more - 6 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * once more - 8 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * once more - 10 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * once more - 12 sc.
Fasten off.

NOSE
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Stuff Legs and sew to Body. Sew Nose to face. Fold each Ear in half and sew to Head. Weave in ends.



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Casanova
Casanova · St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA · 2 projects
I will love you forever if you make a tutorial on how to make that piggy!
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· Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, US · 23 projects
Wow! AWESOME job! I can't believe those are your first attempts! Thanks for sharing!
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Dolly
Dolly · 26 projects
The pig looks awesome! Great job!
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