Thursday, October 11, 2012

Lil' Piggy Tri-ami

Small amount of pink ww yarn
Polyester stuffing
9mm safety eyes
Needle/embroidery thread
G hook
Lil’ pig is worked in continuous rounds, do not join.

Magic circle: 4 sc into center of circle.
Rd. 1   2 sc into each sc around(8sc)
Rd. 2   sc in each stitch around(8sc)
Rd. 3   2sc in next stitch , then sc in next, repeat 3 more times(12sc)
Rd. 4   sc in each stitch around(12sc)
Rd. 5   2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat 3 more times(16sc)
Rd. 6   sc in each stitch around(16sc)
Rd. 7   2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 3 stitches; repeat 3 more times(20sc)
Rd. 8   sc in each stitch around(20sc)
Rd. 9   2sc in next stitch, then sc in eaco of next 4 sc, rpet 3 more times(24sc)
Rd. 10-12  sc in each stitch around(24sc)
Rd. 13  2sc in next stitch, then sc in each of next 5 sc; repeat 3 more times(28sc)
Rd. 14  sc in each stitch around(28sc)
Rd. 15  2sc in next stich, then sc ineach of  the next 6 stitches; repeat 3 more times(32sc)
Rd. 16  sc in each stitch around(32sc)
Rd. 17  3sc in next stitch, sc in each of the next 16 stitches then 3sc in next stitch then sc in next 16 stitches.
Rd. 18-20 sc in each stitch
Leave a long tail, fasten off.

Ears(make two)
Ears are made in rows.
Chain 8
Row 1   sc in second chain from hook and in each sc(7sc); chain 1, turn
Row 2- sc in first stitch, then sc in each stitch across;(7sc) chain 1, turn
Rows 3-6 repeat Row 2
Fold crocheted square in half and slip stitch around edges to form triangle.
Chain 12
Row 1   3 sc  second chain from hook and in each chain to end. It should turn into a darling curly-q for you piggy’s behind.

Magic circle, 6 sc in circle, join with slip-stitch and gently pull close
Fasten off.


·       Place safety eyes between rows 6 & 7

·       Stitch nose to just below and in between the eyes. Refer to picture.

·       Using black embroidery floss and needle, place two stitches for nostrils.

·       Attach ears to either side of piggy’s head. Refer to picture

·       Stuff, use the eraser end of a pencil to get the stuffing up in the top of the tri-ami.

·       Whip-stitch the bottom close.

·       Attach tail to backside of piggy.

·       Enjoy!
Other Tri-ami patterns: Mouse 
                                    Santa ornament/topper
                                    Christmas tree ornament/topper


Martina said...

i love it, thanks for sharing
happy 2013!!

Janne said...

I would like to use this pattern for making some little pigs to sell for a charity. Is this OK with you? I will refer to your pattern on my blog (, sorry it's in Dutch).
Regards, Janne

Kristine Østenstad said...

So cute! Thank you for sharing the pattern!
Greetings from Norway!