This Little Piggy by Kate Oates

This Little Piggy

December 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
75 - 155 yards (69 - 142 m)
Preemie/Newborn(0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child)
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Never Not Knitting offers an adorable kit for this design! The kit includes:

  • 150 yds superwash aran wool in light pink
  • Embroidery floss for eyes
  • 5” pipe cleaner for curly tail
  • Pattern pdf download code (saves to your Ravelry

A superfast sweet knit with two ears, a snout and a curly tail! Hat is worked in the round; ears are worked separately on double pointed needles as part of the decrease. Snout and tail are knit separately and stitched on. Bows are constructed with a crocheted chain. Sizing implies stretching for a snug fit; size up if you prefer a looser fitting cap.

Pattern available wholesale through NNK Press.
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Size: Preemie/Newborn(0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child)
Finished Circumference: 11.5(13.25, 14.75, 16.5, 18)β€œ
Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows per 4 inches in stockinette
Yarn: 75(100, 115, 135, 155,) yards; very small scrap of black yarn for eyes
Tools: Size 8 (5 mm) 16” circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch marker, crochet hook
Other: 5” wire twist or pipe cleaner for tail, extra for ears if desired