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Free Pig Amigurumi Pattern

Chinese New Year is coming up and this year, it’s the year of the Pig. Make your own cute little piggy for yourself or someone you know who loves pigs!

I kind of modelled this guy after the pig from Seven Deadly Sins- Hawk. And although he looks nothing like Hawk, I’m still OBSESSED with him. His ears look like tiny little mittens and they make him look like he’s about to take flight. GAH. I can’t.

Free Pig Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

If you love him as much as I do, keep reading! If you use the same weight of yarn as me, your Pig will end up being roughly 2.5 inches tall & 4 inches long.

If you would like what you see and would to support me, you can find an inexpensive printable PDF file of the Pig Amigurimi pattern for purchase in the Shop!

Otherwise, keep scrolling down for the free pattern!

Please do not reprint, sell or claim the pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to the free pattern on the blog. Please do not copy and post the pattern onto your site.


**Note: I worked in continuous rounds (vs. joined rounds)

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Pink, Cream, Brown, Hot Pink Sport Weight Yarn
  • Black Embroidery Thread
  • 3mm Crochet Hook
  • Polyfill or Cotton for stuffing
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle
  • 6mm Safety Eyes & matching Backing
  • Stitch Marker
  • Pins (to help with assembly)

Terminology
st(s): stitch(es)
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: two single crochets in one stitch
dec: single crochet two stitches together
hdc: half double crochet
sl st: slip stitch
(…) x # : repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc: one sc in the following # stitches



Pig’s Body

Start with pink yarn
1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 (inc) x 6 [12]
3 (sc, inc) x 6 [18]
4 (2sc, inc) x 6 [24]
5 (3sc, inc) x 6 [30]

6 (4sc, inc) x 6 [36]
7-12 sc in all sts [36]
13 (5sc, inc) x 6 [42]
14-16 sc in all sts [42]
17 (5sc, dec) x 3, sc in the rest of the sts [39]
18 (4sc, dec) x 3, (5sc, dec) x 3 [33]
19 sc in all sts [33]
20 (3sc, dec) x 3, (4sc, dec) x 3 [27]
21 (2sc, dec) x 3, (3sc, dec) x 3 [21]

Insert safety eyes between rows 19 & 20. Insert first eye 13 sts from the first st of row 20 and insert the other eye roughly 8 sts after that. Snap the backing in once the eyes are in the proper place.
It helps if you mark the end of the first 3 sets of decreases each row. Your markers will indicate the side of the pig’s face.

22 (sc, dec) x 3, (2sc, dec) x 3 [15]
23-25 sc in all sts [15]
Switch to cream yarn
26 sc in all sts, back loops only [15]
27 (3sc, dec) x 3 [12]
Stuff, close hole, hide tail in the body. Push nose back in a bit so that it sits flat.

The eyes should be sitting on the side where the decreases are less pronounced.

Pig’s Feet

Starting with brown yarn
1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 sc in all sts [6]
Switch to pink yarn
3 sc in all st [6]
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Pig’s Ears

With pink yarn

Big lobe:
1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 (sc, inc) x 3 [9]
3 sc in all sts [9]
Fasten off, make two, set aside.

Small lobe:
1 4sc in magic circle [4]
2 sc in all sts [4]
You will be connecting to the Big lobe, so do not fasten off.

Connecting the Big and Small lobe together:
1 sl st from the small lobe onto a st of the big lobe, 9sc in the big lobe, 4sc in the small lobe. [13]
2 sc in all sts [13]
3 4sc, dec, 7sc [12]
4 10sc, dec [11]
5-6 sc in all sts [11]
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing. Make 2. 

Pig’s Tail

Ch 8, sl st into 2nd st and then in every st across. [7]
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing. 


Assembly

  • Pin ears onto the side of the head, roughly 2 rows behind the eyes, sew.
  • Sew tail into the centre of the back.
  • Pin feet onto the bottom of the body and sew.
  • Embroider two lines in the front of the nose to create the nostrils in whatever colour you like. I chose to use grey.
  • Sew a line with the hot pink yarn under the eyes to create rosy cheeks for your pig.

Thank you for following along with this pattern! I hope this little piggy brings you as much joy as it brings me. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below or contact me and I will do my best to get back to you as soon as I can. If you decide to make this, please tag me on Instagram (@olliehollycrochet) or use the hashtag #olliehollycrochet because I would love to see your work!

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Abby Sy of Ollie + Holly and provide a link to my blog www.OllieHolly.com.  Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind.  Thank you for being respectful and for understanding!

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