To Make a Piggy!

hes so handsome!

he's so handsome!

Matt’s Bio:
Matt is an Anarcho-Socialist. He isn’t big on labels but if he had to give himself one that would be it. He likes hanging out with Little Karl, who he enjoys having long philosophical conversations with. He believes that other Amis are good but their greed often gets in the way. He is hopeful that someday the spark that he, little Karl and other friends have ignited will encompass the world of Amis everywhere and things will be quite pleasant for everyone. 🙂

How to make your own Matt
*disclaimer: your own Matt might not share the same ideology as my own Matt*

Notes: Matt is worked in spirals. I used an 3.75mm hk and worsted weight yarn. My MC (main color) was light pink, CC1 (Contrasting Color) is hot pink and the CC2 is black. Mouth is embroidered on. Good Luck! If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message. 😉
Extra Materials:
10 mm eyes, small bit of black embroidery floss or black yarn, tapestry needle, and fiberfill or whatever you use to fulfill your stuffing pleasures. 🙂
Stitches Used:
sc (single crochet), sl st(slit stitch),  hdc (half-double crochet)

“The Ultimate Concoction”

Ears (make 2)
(cc1)
Ch2
Rnd1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hk
Rnd2: 2 sc in each sc (6)
Rnd3: sc 1, 2 sc in next sc (9)
Rnd4: sc 2, 2 sc in next sc (12)
Rnd5 & 6: sc around. fasten off (12)

“Mohawk Pieces” *they will be sewn together (make 2) (cc2)
Rep Rnds1-5 of ears and fasten off
Once you have finished making the pieces insert hk into any of the sc at the open end of the piece, sl st, ch1, and sc a few of the first piece and then join the second piece by continue that “rnd” on it, so that at the end there is one piece instead of two.

a face you can't help but love

(i really hope this makes sense, i am sure i am simply making it sound complicated)

Nose
(cc1)
Ch2
Rnd1:7 sc in 2nd ch from hk
Rnd2: 2 sc in each sc (14). fasten off.

Body (mc)
Ch2
Rnd1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk. (6)
Rnd2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
Rnd3: sc 1, 2 sc in each sc (18)
Rnd4: sc 2, 2 sc in next sc (24)
Rnd5: sc 3, 2 sc in next sc (30)
Rnd6: sc 4, 2 sc in next sc (36)
Rnd7: sc 5, 2 sc in next sc (42)
Rnd8: sc 6, 2 sc in next sc (48)
Rnds9-21: sc in each sc (48) *on round 12 I suggest working on his face
Rnd22: sc 6, sc2tog (42)
Rnd23: sc 5, sc2tog (36)
Rnd24: sc 4, sc2tog (30)–stuff body
Rnd25: sc 3, sc2tog (24)
Rnd26: sc 2, sc2tog (18)
Rnd27: sc, sc2tog (12)
Rnd28: sc2tog(6).Fasten off.

his cute bum!


Tail
ch12, 2 sc in each ch.

Legs (make 4)
(cc2)ch 2
Rnd1: 6 sc in2nd ch from hk (6)
Rnd2: 2sc in each sc (12)
Rnd3: sc 1, 2 sc in next sc (18)
Rnd4: sc through back loops only(18) change to body
Rnd5: sc 1, sc2tog (12). Fasten off.

Jacket
I didn’t check my gauge so use this as a “guide”, also your piggy could be skinnier or fatter than mine depending on how you stuff.

the coolest jacket ever seen on a piggy!

the coolest jacket ever seen on a piggy!

ch41
Row1&2: sc across, turn, ch 1 (40)
Row3: sc 1, ch4, skip 4, sc in next 35, ch4, skip4, sc in last sc. ch1, turn. (40)
Rows4-5: sc across. (40)*remember to ch1 after each row…(lol, you might know that already but just in case other people are like me and things have to be said not implied or else it cause way too much confusion)
Row6: 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 38 sts, 2 sc in last sc (42)
Row7: 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 40 sts, 2 sc in last sc (44)
Row8-10: sc across (44). Fasten off.
For jacket collar
Row1: skip first 5 sc (right past armhole), sc 30. turn. ch2. (30)
Row2: 2hdc in first sc, hdc in next 28 sc, 2 hdc in last sc. (32). Fasten off.
“Jacket sides”
sc 2 rows of 10 sc on the short sides. fasten off.

“Skull”
cross stitched at very center of back of jacket (x’s are your cross stitches o’s will be the blank spots)

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it looks really weird here but it will turn out the way it is on the piggy, i promise!

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