Crochet Donut Pig - Free Crochet Pattern


This is a crochet pattern to make this super cute donut pig!

You'll need to start by making the plain donut. You can find the pattern for the basic donut here.
There is a full Youtube tutorial to create the basic donut here


Then we add on the ears, snout and tail!
There is a full video on the steps to create the donut pig here!



Yarn used

James C Brett Flutterby Chunky:
- Light pink (body)
- Medium pink (ears, snout, tail)

Rainbow Cotton 8/4
- Black (nostrils)

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook
- 9mm safety eyes
- Yarn needle
- Poly fill
- Stitch markers -optional
*Please note that safety eyes are NOT recommended for children under the age of 3 years.

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet 
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 

• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**


Pattern

Create the original donut body as per the basic donut pattern, in light pink
BUT:
- no sprinkles (or only sprinkles on bottom half)
- attach safety eyes on one half before sewing together
- Between R5 and R6
- 8 sts apart

Snout

In medium pink yarn:
Ch 5. SC in 2nd ch from hook, 2SC back along ch, 3SC in last ch 
Underside: 2SC, inc, sl st back to 1st st 
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing


Ears - Make 2 

In medium pink yarn:
R1: 4SC in a MR 
R2: (SC, inc) x 2 (6) 
R3: (2SC, inc) x 2 (8) 
R4: 8SC 

Fold flat, and SC across top to close 
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing


Assembly

Sew the snout on to the donut, just below the eyes
Sew the ears on to the top of the donut, slightly further apart than the eyes
Embroider the nostrils, using black yarn

Tail

Attach the yarn at the back of the donut, and ch 11.
Starting in 2nd ch from hook: SC back along ch (10)
Close and cut the yarn. Knot the tails together, and pull the knot into the piece.


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