PIGGY TWINS
They are 13" high
Picture here


Materials:
1. Knitting worsted weight yarn. For 2 pigs: 2-4 oz skeins pink, 1 (2 oz) skein each of blue and red
2. Crochet hook size 1
3. Polyester fiberfill stuffing
4. 2 red buttons
5. Black, red and pink felt scraps
6. Craft glue

GAUGE: 3 sc = 1" (double strand).
NOTE: Use 2 strands of yarn throughout unless indicated otherwise.

BOY PIG:
Head:
Beg at top ot head, with pink, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rnds; mark end of rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc-12 sc.
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6times-1 8 sc.
Rnd 4: (Sc in each of 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-24 sc.
Rnd 5: (Sc in each of 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnd 6: Work even in sc.
Rnd 7: (Sc in each of 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-36 sc.
Rnds 8-11 : Work even in sc.
Rnd 12; (Sc in each of 4 sc; pull up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and through 3 lps on hook) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnd 13: (Sc in each of 3 sc. dec 1 sc as before over next 2 sts) 6 times-24 sc.
Rnds 14 and 15: Continue to dec 6 sts evenly around-12 sc. End off. Stuff head; leave neck open.

Snout:
Work as for head through rnd 3-18 sc.
Rnd 4: Working in back lp of each st, work even in sc.

Rnd 5: Work even in sc. Sl st in last sc. End off. Stuff snout and sew to head followng photograph for position.

Ear:
Make 2. With pink, ch 10.
Row 1: Sc in first ch from hook and each ch across-9 sc. Ch 1, turn each row.
Rows 2 and 3: Work even in sc.
Rows 4-6: Work first and last 2 sc together each row.
Row 7: Work 3 sc together. End off. Sew ears to head.

Body:
Work as for head through rnd 3-18 sc.
Rnd 4: Work even in sc.
Rnd 5: Work same at rnd 4 of head-24 sc.
Rnd 6: Work even in sc.
Row 7: Work same as rnd 5 of head-30 sc.
Rnds 8-11: Continue to inc 6 sts evenly spaced around, evey other rnd-42 sc.
Rnd 12: Sc in each sc around. Cut pink; join blue.
Rnds 13-17: With blue, sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: (Sc in each of next 5 sc; pull up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and through 3 lps on hook) 6 times-36 sc.
Rnd 19: (Sc in each of next 4 sc; dec 1 st over next 2 sts as before) 6 times-30 sc.
Rnds 20-22: continue to dec 6 sc evenly spaced around-12 sc. End off. Stuff; sew opening.

Arms:
Make 2. Work as for head through rnd 2-12 sc. Rnds 3-9: Work even in sc. End off. Stuff arms. Fold arms flat. Sew closed and sew to pink section of body at each side.

Legs:
Make 2. Work as for head through rnd 2-1 2 sc.
Rnds 3-5: Work even in sc. Cut pink; join blue.
Rnd 6: (Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times-1 6 sc.
Rnds 7-12: Work even in sc. End off. Stuff legs. Fold top of legs flat. Sew flat and sew to bottom of body, slightly toward front, so pig can sit.

Tail:
With pink, ch 8.
Row 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. End off.

Bib:
With single strand of blue, ch 10.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across-9 sc. Ch 1, turn each row.
Rows 2-5: Work even in sc. End off.

Straps:
Make 2. With single strand of blue, ch 20.
Row 1; Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across-19 sc. End off.

Finishing:
Sew neck opening of head to body. From Felt cut 2 black circles 1/2'' in diameter for eyes, 2 pink circles 1/4'' in diameter for nostrils, and a small red crescent for mouth. Glue features in place. Sew bib to front of pants. Sew straps to each side of bib at top edge. Cross straps in back and sew in place. Sew on buttons. Sew tail to rear of body over rnds 18 and 19.

GIRL PIG:
Work head, snout, ears, arms, tail, bib, straps and body same as for boy pig, using red instead of blue for lower section of body, bib and straps.

Legs:
Make 2. Using pink, work same as arms. working 9 rows even in sc instead of 7 rows.

Skirt:
With single strand of red, ch 45. Join to form ring, being careful not to twist chain.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around-45 sc. Join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each sc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next dc, * sk 1 dc, 5 dc in next dc, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. End off. Sew skirt to red edge of body. Complete as for boy pig, omitting buttons.






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