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Piggy Pouch


Materials Needed:
• Love Knots yarn (Light worsted/ Dk weight)
Shade 00013 (3small skeins used)
• Size 3.5mm Crochet hook
• 6 mm Safety eyes
• Size 3 zipper (7.5 inches long)
• Yarn needle for sewing parts
 
Finished measurements: 7inches long
Skill level: Beginner
Gauge: 2inches= stitches, 2inches= 6rows

Terms used: 
All terms are in USA Terminology.
• Ch – chain • Hdc – half double crochet • st/sts – stitch/stitches 
• sl st – slip stitch • Inc – increase• FO – fasten off 




Pattern Start:


BASE:
Round 1: In magic ring, Ch 2, 10 Hdc, Join (10)
Round 2:  Ch 2, 2Hdc in each st around, Join (20)
Place a stitch marker on the 3rd and 15th stitch of round 2 for safety eyes placement.
Round 3: Ch 2, (1Hdc, Inc in next st) repeat around, Join (30)
**Attach safety eyes between rounds 2 and 3.
Round 4: Ch 2, (2Hdc, Inc in next st) repeat around, Join (40)
Round 5: Work in Back Loops Only. Ch 2, 1Hdc in each st around, Join (40)
You will now be working in rows.
Row 1: Ch 1, Hdc in same st and next 37 sts, Do not join (38)
Row 2 - 28: Ch 1 Turn, Hdc in each st across (38)
You will now be working in rounds.
Row 29 /Round 1: Ch 1, Hdc in each st across, Ch2, Join on top of Ch1 made in the beginning of round. (38hdc, 2 Ch)
Round 2: Ch 2, Hdc in each st around, Join (40)
Round 3: Ch 2, (2Hdc, Dec in next st) repeat around, Join (30)
Round 4: Ch 2, (1Hdc, Dec in next st) repeat around, Join (20)
Round 5: Ch2, Dec all around, Join (10)




LEGS:
Crocheted in continuous round.
Round 1: Ch2, 6Sc in 2nd chain from hook, Do not join (6)
Round 2: Inc in each st around (12)
Round 3: (Sc, Inc in next st) repeat around (18)
Round 4-7: Sc in each st around (18)
Finish off, cut yarn leaving long tail for sewing legs to the base later.

EARS:
Crocheted in continuous round.
Round 1: Ch2, 6Sc in 2nd chain from hook, Do not join (6)
Round 2: (Sc, Inc in next st) repeat around (9)
Round 3: (2 Sc, Inc in next st) repeat around (12)
Round 4: (3 Sc, Inc in next st) repeat around (15)
Round 5-6: Sc in each st around (15)
Finish off, cut yarn leaving long tail for sewing ears to the base later.
•Sew the ears


NOSE:
Ch 4, 2Sc in 2nd ch from hook, Sc in nect st, 4sc in last ch, on the other side of chain (remaining loop) Sc in next st, 2Sc in next.
Finish off, cut yarn leaving long tail for sewing nose to the base later.

TAIL:
Chain 10, 3 Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each chain across. Finish off. And tie the curlique made in the zipper handle.

See PHOTO for body parts attachment reference.


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2 comments:

  1. There is an add covering the last part of the main piece and the beginning of what i believe is the legs.

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  2. Lovely blog. Thanks for sharing with us.This is so useful.

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