Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Special Pig

The Pillow Pal Piggy has been sitting in a folder on my computer, just waiting for someone to think he was a Special Pig...

Pigs have long been associated with being messy.. over indulgent and ... well, not always the best when it comes to pets - despite such famous pigs as Wilbur from Charlotte's Web fame. 
Although, from personal experience, I can tell you all of the stereotypes about pigs are FALSE.... these creatures are highly intelligent, very fastidious and genuinely affectionate to their human pets. 

So it was one of those patterns which I figured would be in my private collection and used when family or friends requested a piggy to cuddle with.  Imagine my surprise when I had clients and blog readers ask if I was going to make a Pillow Pal Pig!  I am proud to introduce you to the Pillow Pal Piggy - ready to squeal his way into your heart.

The 7th in the  Pillow Pal line,
contains 8 pages of pattern instructions, with detail oriented photographs to help you bring this 16 inch friend to life.  
To complete this pattern, it is expected that you already know crochet basics such as how to chain, crochet using slip stitches as well as single crochet stitches and how to change yarn colors. You should also know how to crochet in the round, crochet in rows, crochet using a “chain start”, crochet an opening closed, how to increase and decrease crochet stitches as well as how to make use of Back and/or Front Loops Only.

Purchase Pillow Pal Pig on Etsy.com

** WARNING ** Young children, toddlers and infants should ALWAYS be supervised when playing with this toy. There may be small pieces that a child can dislodge and there is potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. Check all toys periodically for breakage and potential hazards. Broken toys can develop small parts which may present the potential for ingestion or aspiration injuries. A toy that cannot be repaired should be thrown away immediately. Please remember to use a yarn which is safe, as young children are likely to put toy in their mouth.


Materials Used in Model:

Red Heart® Classic® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0724 Baby Pink, 0336 Warm Brown and 0365 Coffee
poly-fil fiberfill
Size US H/5.00mm crochet hook
Yarn Needle for sewing
Long Straight Pins for positioning

This pattern is written in English, using US Crochet Terms.
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Melissa Graham said...

This piggy is too cute!! I know all kids out there will love it.

Erin said...

Hehe. To cute!!!

Eileen Lorich said...

too freaking cute!!!!

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