This lucky pig amigurumi is so cool, in fact, that you will want to squeeze it tight and never let go. Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals, it represents the symbol of 2019 according to oriental tradition. Crochet a lucky New Year gift for your dearest one with our easy-to-follow pig amigurumi pattern. Have fun!
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- Fine (4 ply) semi-cotton yarn (150 m / 50 g; 50% cotton, 50% acrylic)
- 2.2 mm crochet hook
- 10 mm safety eyes
- A button for scarf
- Scissors and sewing needle
Skill level: intermediate
Your amigurumi pig will be about 23 cm (9”) tall, if you use the same supplies.
Lucky Pig Amigurumi
Free Crochet Pattern
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
(..) = repeat the space in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches
Note: legs, body and head of the pig are crocheted as one piece. They’re joined in the course of crocheting.
Work in continuous rounds, using a stitch marker. Shape the toy with fiberfill as you go.
Legs (make 2):
Begin with beige yarn.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring 
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 5 times 
Rnd 3: sc in next 4 st, (inc) x 2 times, sc in next 4 st 
Rnd 4: sc in next 6 st, inc, sc in next 5 st 
Rnd 5: sc in next 6 st, inc, sc in next 6 st 
Rnd 6: sc in next 7 st, inc, sc in next 6 st 
Rnd 7: crochet sl st in next 15 st in front loops only 
Fasten off and hide the tail. Join pink yarn to the back loop of Rnd 6.
Rnd 8: crochet this round in back loops of Rnd 6 – sc in next 7 st, inc, sc in next 7 st 
Rnd 9: sc in next 8 st, inc, sc in next 7 st 
Rnd 10: sc in next 8 st, inc, sc in next 8 st 
Rnd 11: sc in next 9 st, inc, sc in next 8 st 
Fasten off and hide the yarn tail. Make the second leg in the same way, but don’t fasten off. Continue crocheting the body, joining the legs.