This sweet mini pig is crocheted from plush yarn. It is easy and quick to make, you can create a 17 cm pig doll with this free amigurumi pattern by Ekaterina Nikolaeva.

Designed and photos by Ekaterina Nikolaeva ( Instagram: @vse_swyazano )
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby ( ≈ 1/2 skein)
  • Hook size: 4.00 mm
  • Safety eyes 8 mm
  • Fiberfill
  • Embroidery floss for nostrils and brows
  • Scissors and sewing needle

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
dec with 3 st = single crochet 3 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
( )* 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Amigurumi pig free crochet plush pattern

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2-6: 6 sc (5 rows)
Sl st. Fold the top opening flat and and 3 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a tail for sewing.

Muzzle
With other colour:
R 1: 8 sc in mc (8)
With main colour:
R 2: BLO 8 sc
R 3: 8 sc
Sl st. F.o. and leave a tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
Make 6 ch
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: 5 sc in 5 st, 1 turning chain
R 2: dec, 1 sc, dec,1 turning chain
R 3: dec with 3 st, 1 ch
F.o. and leave a tail for sewing. (Pic 1)

Legs – body and head (one piece)

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc) x 3 (9)
R 3: dec, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc (9)
R 4: 9 sc
R 5: dec, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc (9)
Sl st.
Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

From the second leg: 2 ch, join with the first leg. (Pic 2)
Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 6: 6 sc on the first leg, 8 inc, 8 sc (30)
R 7: 30 sc
R 8: 29 sc, 6 ch (for a tail) – inc in 2nd ch from hook, 4 inc in next 4 sc, 1 sc on the body (30) (Pic 3,4)
R 9-11: 30 sc (3 rows)
R 12: (3 sc , dec) x 6 (24)
R 13: 24 sc
R 14: (2 sc, dec) x 6 (18)
R 15: 18 sc, joining arms: 4 sc, 3 sc together with sc of the 1st arm, 6 sc, 3 sc together with sc of the 2nd arm, 2 sc (18)
R 16: (4 sc, dec) x 3 (15)
R 17: (4 sc, inc) x 3 (18)
R 18: (2 sc, inc) x 6 (24)
R 19: (3 sc, inc) x 6 (30)
R 20-22: 30 sc (3 rows)
R 23: (3 sc, dec) x 6 (24)
R 24: 24 sc
R 25: (2 sc, dec) x 6 (18)
R 26: (1 sc, dec) x 6 (12)
R 27: 6 dec
Sl st. F.o. and leave a tail for sewing.

Make eyes indents at the level of R 21-22, at the distance of 4 stitches from each other.