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Pig Keychain

Apr. 28th, 2011 | 09:46 pm

Here's my altered pattern to make a little piglet keychain:
Piggy keychain!

Stuff needed:
- 6 mm eyes
- 2,5 mm size needle
- cotton 5 ply

Start with the snout
Magic loop
1) 5sc in loop--5sts
2) 2scin each sc--10sts
3) sc in back loop only--10sts
4) sc in each sc--10sts

The body continues from the snout, after embroiding the nostrils with black yarn.
5) 1 sc in first 1 sc (2sc in next stitch) 8 times, 1 sc in last 1 sc --18sts
6) (2sc in next sc, sc in next 2sc) 6 times --24sts
7) (2sc in next sc, sc in next 3sc) 6 times--30sts
put in the safety eyes in
8) - 14) sc in each sc --30sts (to make a stronger keychain make a loop with chain stitches in the middle of the body, attach a keychainring and continue the normal row.)
15) (sc2tog, sc in next 3sc) 6 times--24sts
16) (sc2tog, sc in next 2sc) 6 times --18sts
17) (sc2tog, sc in next sc) 6 times --12sts
18) sctog till closed
continue with the tail in one piece
17) ch 7
18) 2sc in second ch from hook, 2sc in next 5chs --12sc sts
Fasten off

Legs (make 4)
(Leave long tail for sewing legs on body)
Magic loop
1) 4sc in loop
2) 2sc in each sc --8sts
3 )sc in back loop only--8sts
4) sc in each sc--8sts each round
Fasten off

Sew the legs on the body.

Ears (make 2)
ch 3
1) sc in 2nd ch from hook and sc in the next st
2) ch 1 and turn sc2tog
✴Fasten off
Turn ear before attaching

Sew the ears on the head

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