April 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
55 - 77 yards (50 - 70 m)
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This pattern is available from etsy.com for NZ$6.90.

Knit this sweet pig for a new arrival, easy to grip and perfect for a cuddle. Not only will you have the joy of creating a new friend but half of the pattern price will be donated to SAFE for Animals.

SAFE for Animals is New Zealand’s leading animal rights charity. Aotearoa New Zealand is a nation of animal lovers, however, the scale of suffering faced by animals, particularly farmed animals, is immense. Together with our supporters, SAFE is driving positive change on a massive scale. Stand with us as we create a kinder Aotearoa for all animals.

This toy is designed in a Waldorf style, it is easy to knit using simple techniques and minimal materials. The pig can also be easily made into a rattle.

The pattern is available for instant download in English. Finished pig is 8cm in height and 11cm long.

Skills required:
Cast on, knit stitch, knit 2 stitches together, inc (kfb), I-cord, cast off, simple embroidery

Materials used:

  • About 25g of DK 8ply wool or cotton in body colour (pink)
  • 2.75mm knitting needles
  • 2 x 2.75mm dpns for icord tail
  • A small amount of black embroidery thread for eyes
  • Darning needle for sewing the project together
  • Wool or cotton stuffing
  • Scissors
  • Optional: rattle piece if making a baby rattle

The body of the pig is knitted in one piece and the ears are knitted separately and sewn on at the end.

This pattern is for private use only. Please do not copy, sell or distribute the pattern or sell any items produced from this pattern for commercial use. Patterns cannot be returned or refunded.

This listing is for the PDF PATTERN ONLY not the finished toy.
For more details about instant downloads on Etsy visit http://www.etsy.com/help/article/3949