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Crochet Pig in a Blanket

Leyla
Leyla
Mar 29, 2024 01:44 AM
Crochet Pig in a Blanket

Introducing the adorable creation known as the Crochet Pig in a Blanket! This charming little crochet project brings together the art of crocheting and the cuteness of a piglet, all wrapped up snugly in a cozy blanket. With its soft and cuddly texture, this handmade pig in a blanket is sure to capture the hearts of both children and adults alike. This crochet pig in a blanket is not only a charming addition to any nursery or playroom, but it also serves as a wonderful gift for baby showers or birthdays. Its handmade nature adds a personal touch, making it a truly unique and special present. Whether you're a crochet enthusiast or simply looking for a one-of-a-kind gift, the Crochet Pig in a Blanket is a delightful project that will bring joy and warmth to anyone who lays eyes on it.


For this project I used a 3 mm hook for the pig and 4 mm hook for the poncho, stuffing, tapestry needle, 6 mm safety eyes, a little bit of black embroidery floss and DK yarn in: Main Pink 30 gr, Accent Pink 5 gr and White 10 gr.

(U.S.):

R: Round
mr: magic ring
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
hdc: half double crochet
inc: increase
dec: decrease
**: repeat to the end of round
(...) x...: repeat the inside of parentheses according to the indicated number, example: (...) x2

[...] total stitches at the end of round

HEAD:

With main pink.

R1: 6 sc in mr
R2: *sc inc* [12]
R3: *1 sc, sc inc* [18]
R4: *2 sc, sc inc* [24]
R5: *3 sc, sc inc* [30]
R6: *4 sc, sc inc* [36]
R7: *5 sc, sc inc* [42]
R8-14: 42 sc [42]
R15: *5 sc, sc dec* [36]
R16: *4 sc, sc dec* [30]

Place eyes between R12-13, leaving 5 stitches between each.

R17: *3 sc, sc dec* [24]
R18: *2 sc, sc dec* [18]
R19: *1 sc, sc dec* [12]
R20: *sc dec* [6]

Close.

SNOUT:

With accent pink.

R1: 8 sc in mr
R2: 1 sc, (sc inc)x2, 2 sc, (sc inc)x2, 1 sc [12]
R3: back loop only 12 sc [12]

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

With black embroidery floss make two vertical lines opposite each other.

Sew snout between R12-16 of the head.

EARS:

Make two.

With main pink.

R1: 6 sc in mr
R2: *2 sc, sc inc* [8]
R3: *3 sc, sc inc* [10]
R4: 10 sc [10]

1 ch, turn, flatten the piece and close it up working 5 sc

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

Sew ear between R3-7 of the head.

BODY:

With main pink.

R1: 6 sc in mr
R2: *sc inc* [12]
R3: *1 sc, sc inc* [18]
R4: *2 sc, sc inc* [24]
R5: *3 sc, sc inc* [30]
R6-7: 30 sc [30]
R8: *4 sc, sc dec* [25]
R9-10: 25 sc [25]
R11: *3 sc, sc dec* [20]
R12: 20 sc [20]
R13: *8 sc, sc dec* [18]

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

ARMS:

Stuff lightly at the beginning.
Make two.

With main pink.

R1: 5 sc in mr
R2: *sc inc* [10]
R3-4: 10 sc [10]
R5: *3 sc, sc dec* [8]
R6-7: 8 sc [8]
R8: sc dec, 6 sc [7]
R9: 7 sc [7]
R10: 5 sc, sc dec [6]

1 ch, turn, flatten the piece and close it up working 3 sc

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

Sew arms at the sides of the body between R12-13.

LEGS:

Stuff lightly only at the beginning.
Make two.

Starting with accent pink.

R1: 6 sc in mr
R2: *sc inc* [12]
R3: back loop only 12 sc [12]

Change to main pink.

R4: 12 sc [12]
R5: *4 sc, sc dec* [10]
R6-7: 10 sc [10]
R8: *3 sc, sc dec* [8]
R9: 8 sc [8]

1 ch, turn, flatten the piece and close it up working 4 sc

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

Sew legs at the sides of the body between R4-8.

TAIL:

With main pink.

9 ch
R1: (1 sc, sc inc) x4 [12]

Break yarn leaving enough for sewing.

Give it a little curl if it doesn't naturally do that.
Sew tail to the back side of the body between R5-6.

Sew the head to the body.

PONCHO:

With 4 mm hook so that tension is lighter.
With white.

12 ch
R1: 11 hdc [11]
R2-19: 2 ch, turn, 11 hdc [11]
To make the button hole: ch 5 (adjust if necessary for the size of your button), 1 sl st in the same stitch as the chain.

Secure and hide loose ends.

Sew a button, you can try the poncho on your piggy and see where you'd like it.

 

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