free pig crochet pattern

Free Pig Crochet Pattern

Mini pig keychain Amigurumi

Crochet a very cute Pig Amigurumi keychain with this free pig crochet pattern. This is a small crochet project that you can make in about one hour. It is a great pattern for left over yarn, because it is so small. I love making keychain amigurumi, because they just take a little bit of time to create a very cute gift.

I made the little pig keychain version from sport weight cotton yarn. But you can also crochet it from bigger yarn, for example plush chenille yarn, your pig amigurumi will become bigger and very huggable.

I also have a full video on YouTube on how to crochet every step of this Pig:


If you are new to crochet, please check my basic stitches tutorial to learn how to crochet amigurumi.

Materials:
These are the materials that I used. You can replace them with other materials. If you wish to crochet a larger or smaller version of this pig amigurumi you can just use a thicker or thinner yarn/crochet hook.

Cotton version 6 cm / 2 inch:
– Pink catania cotton color: 246
– Dark pink catania color – 225
– Black catania color – 110
Synthetic Poly filling

Velvet bulky version 10 cm / 4 inch:
– Pink durable velvet yarn
– Dark Pink durable velvet yarn
– Black durable velvet yarn
Synthetic Poly filling

Chenille Super Bulky version 12 cm / 5 inch:
– Pink Chenille yarn
– Dark Pink Chenille yarn
– Black Chenille yarn
Synthetic Poly filling

free pig amigurumi pattern
free pig amigurumi pattern

Supplies:
– Scissors
Tapestry needles with blunt point, nr. 16 or 17
Pins
Crochet hook size 2.5 mm 4/0 for the cotton, 3.5 mm E for the velvet or 5.0 mm H for Chenille yarn

Body:
– Use pink yarn
Rnd 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: inc 6 times (12)

Mark the beginning of round 3 with a piece of yarn if you haven’t already, so you can count the stitches later.
Rnd 3: (sc, inc in next st) repeat 6 times (18)
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc in next st) repeat 6 times (24)
Rnd 5: (sc in next 7 st, inc in next st) repeat 3 times (27)
Rnd 6-13: sc in all 27 st (27)
If you want you can turn the pig into a keychain by sewing two strands of folded yarn in the top between rows 9 and 10 and secure it on the inside of the body.
Embroider the eyes on the body between rows 3 and 4 and the 5th and 14 stitch. If you need help sewing on the eyes, please check my video of this free pig Amigurumi pattern: https://youtu.be/3MKyV13x6Y8

Rnd 14: (sc in next 7 st, dec) repeat 3 times (24)
Rnd 15: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times (18)
Stuff the head with filling.

Rnd 16: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times (12)
Rnd 17: dec 6 times (6)
Finish the head by taking the last strand of yarn and sewing it through the front loops of every crochet stitch that you made in the last round. Pull the yarn tight to close the hole. Now stick a needle under the hole and weave in the yarn end.

pig amigurumi pattern

Ear 2x:
– Use pink yarn
Rnd 1: start 4 sc in a magic ring (4)
Rnd 2: (sc, inc in next st) repeat 2 times (6)
Rnd 3-4: sc in all 6 st (6)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Flatten the ears.
Sew round 4 of the ear on round 7 of the body, with 6 stitches between both ears.
Fold the ears and sew the tip of the ears on the body.

Snout:
– in dark pink yarn
Rnd 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew the snout on rounds 1-2.
Legs 4x
in pink yarn
Rnd 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew the legs on the bottom of the body with 4 stitches between the frontlegs and 4 stitches between the hindlegs, there are 4 rows between the frontlegs and hindlegs. (see photo)

Tail:
– in pink yarn
Ch 8
Row 1: Start in second ch from hook, slst in next 7 st (7)
Fasten off and leave a long piece of yarn for sewing.
Twist the tail with your fingers to create a curl.
Sew the tail on top of the body between round 15 and 16.

Now your pig is done!

There are many more free Amigurumi patterns on this website, all perfect for beginners that want to learn how to crochet cute plush toys.