Prunella the Pig

 
Prunella the Pig - Free Crochet Pattern

Next up in the farm animal series is the cutest little pig. Prunella will need a nice warm mud bath to wash away the stresses of the day. I decided to make this animal facing forwards so I had the opportunity to do a full face to make a signature pig snout. Oink oink my friends.


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Prunella the Pig

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Materials needed:

Yarn

  • Acrylic worsted weight, pink, 80 yds

  • Acrylic worsted weight, medium pink, 11 yds

  • Acrylic worsted weight, black, small amount

Extras

  • 2 safety eyes, 8mm

  • Stuffing

  • Hook size, 3.75mm

  • Scissors

  • Tapestry needle


Stitches key:

sc – single crochet
inc – increase/2 single crochet in same stitch
dec – decrease/single crochet 2 together
ch/s – chain/s
st/s – stitch/es
sl st – slip stitch


Notes:

  • ch 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as st

  • ch 1 and turn at the end of every row unless otherwise marked

  • when stitching together the pieces make sure to stick your hook through BOTH pieces to make sure they’re sewn together, you will stitch in every row and stitch around the panel, applying any special notes indicated in that portion of the pattern



Body:

Using pink

Row 1: ch 16, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 13, inc (17)

Row 2: inc, sc 15, inc (19)

Row 3: inc, sc 17, inc (21)

Row 4: inc, sc 19, inc (23)

Row 5: inc, sc 21, inc (25)

Row 6-10: sc 25 (25)

Row 11: dec, sc 21, dec (23)

Row 12: dec, sc 19, dec (21)

Row 13: dec, sc 17, dec (19)

Row 14: dec, sc 15, dec (17)

Row 15: dec, sc 13, dec (15)

Fasten off, weave in ends

Repeat rows 1-15, do not fasten off.

 

Stitching together:

Place body panels wrong sides together, lining up stitches, stitch with right side facing you

Special notes:

  • Stuff before you reach the end

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, set aside



Snout:

Using medium pink

Row 1: ch 5, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 2, inc (6)

Row 2: inc, sc 4, inc (8)

Row 3: dec, sc 4, dec (6)

Row 4: dec, sc 2, dec (4)

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing later, set aside


Head:

Using pink

Row 1: ch 11, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 2: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 3: inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 4: inc, sc 14, inc (18)

Row 5-8: sc 18 (18)

Row 9: dec, sc 14, dec (16)

Row 10: dec, sc 12, dec (14)

Row 11: dec, sc 10, dec (12)

Row 12: dec, sc 8, dec (10)

Fasten off, weave in ends

Cut a piece of pink yarn approximately 24” in length, set aside.

Repeat rows 1-12, do not fasten off, set aside for the moment

 

Stitching together

Take your first head panel made and attach your safety eyes between rows 9 & 10 approximately 6 stitches in from the edges.

Sew your snout piece under your eyes, centered on the face

Using black sew on the nostrils, mouth and eyebrows

Place head panels, wrong sides together, lining up your stitches and stitch with the face facing you

ch 1, sc around until you reach the bottom left corner of the face, pull your loop loose and leave this for now

Take your strand of pink yarn from earlier and use this to sew your body in between your head panels, be sure to stitch through all 3 pieces stitching around the bottom of the face. Tie a knot and hide your ends.


Pick your loop back up and continue to sc the rest of the pigs face, when you reach the sewn part stitch only in the top face panel until you reach the end and then continue to stitch through both face panels, remember to stuff the head before you finish.

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends



Legs (make 4):

Using medium pink

Row 1: Ch 4, sc 3 (3)

Row 2: sc 3 (3)

Change to pink

Row 3-5: sc 3 (3)

Fasten off, weave in ends

Repeat rows 1-5, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together

Place leg panels, wrong sides together, lining up stitches

Special notes:

  • (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing



Ears (make 2):

Using medium pink

Row 1: ch 2, sc 1 (1)

Row 2: inc (2)

Row 3: inc, inc (4)

Row 4: inc, sc 2, inc (6)

Fasten off, weave in ends

Repeat rows 1-4 in pink, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together

Place ear panels, wrong sides together, lining up the stitches, and stitching with the pink side facing you

Special notes:

  • (sc, ch 1, sc) in each end stitch of row 4

  • stitch 3 sc into row 1

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing


Tail:

Using pink

ch 6, *3sc, repeat from * 4 more times (15)

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing


Finishing:

Sew your ears onto the face

Sew 2 legs onto each side of the pig’s body

Sew your tail onto the sc outline of the bum


Prunella the Pig

Pattern may be used for personal use including to make and sell items with this pattern but do not use my pictures for your listing and do not republish or distribute this pattern in any way. Please share the link to my blog if you’d like to share my pattern.