**FREE Crochet Pattern: Mother Pig of Peppa Pig

Mother Pig’s HEAD:

Working in Rounds and starting with the nose in pink:

Rd 1: ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk

Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)

Rd 3: In back loops only, sc around (12)

Rd 4-7: sc around (12)

Rd 8: 2 sc in 6 st (12); sc in next 6 st (18)

Rd 9:(1 sc, 2 sc around)6 times; sc in last 6 st (24)

Rd 10: (1 sc in next 2 st, 2 sc)6 times; sc in last 6 st (30)

Rd 11: (1 sc in next 3 st, 2sc)6 times; sc in last 6 st (36)

Rd 12-13: sc around (36)

Rd 14: 2 sc in next 2 st, sc around except for last 2 st; 2 sc in last 2 st (40)

Rd 15 -20: sc around (40)

Rd 21: (sc in next 3 st, sc2tog)around (32)

Rd 22: (sc in next 2 st, sc2tog)around (24)

Rd 23: (sc, sc2tog)around (16)

STOP HERE, leaving the pink yarn attached in order to embroider your face!

There are multiple options to create your face, from embroidering or crochet to gluing on felt, buttons or fabric. I will describe how I did it but feel free to use your own method.

Eyes: I used black safety eyes and a white ch of 9, which I sewed around

Lashes: Black embroidery of three lashes above and below each eye

Mouth and Nostrils: embroidered in dark pink

Cheek: crocheted in dark pink:

Rd 1: ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook

Rd 2: sc around (8); sl st. Fasten off leaving a long end for sewing and attach to the face

Ears: (make 2) in the same pink as the face:

Rd 1: ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk

Rd 2-6: sc around (6). sl st and fasten off, leaving an end to sew and attach to the top of the head.

FINISHING THE FACE:

Stuff Firmly and start back at Rd 24

Rd 24: sc2tog around (8)

Rd 25: sc around (8) sl st and fasten off leaving an end to sew

Finish stuffing

Sew shut!

BODY In orange:

Rd 1: ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hk (8)

Rd 2: 2 sc in each st around (16)

Rd 3: (1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next) around (24)

Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc)around (32)

Rd 5: sc in back loops only (32) *** front loops will be used to create the bottom of the dress

Rd 6-12: sc around (32)

Rd 13: (sc in next 2, sc2tog)around (24)

Rd 14: (sc, sc2tog)around (16)

Rd 15: sc around (16)

Sl st and fasten off, leaving a long end for sewing. Stuff body firmly and sew open end to the bottom of the head.

Bottom of Dress: in orange

Rd 1: ***Hold Mother pig upside down and attach orange with a sl st and sc in the same st to the free front loops of round 5: sc around front loops only: (32)

Rd 2: sc around (32), sl st and sew in end.

ARMS (make 2) in pink:

Rd 1: ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hk (5)

Rd 2-6: sc around (5) sl st and fasten off; Do not stuff.

Sew to body.

LEGS AND SHOES (make 2)

LEGS in pink

Rd 1: ch 2. 5 sc in 2nd ch from hk (5)

Rd 2-6: sc around (5) sl st and fasten off leaving a long end to sew onto the body

SHOES in black

Rd 1: ch 2. 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk (6)

Rd 2-5: sc around (6) sl st closed and sew to leg.

TAIL (in pink)

Ch 7. Turn. 2 sc down (12). Sew onto body.

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