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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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This Little Piggy

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : This Little Piggy
This Little Piggy
This Little Piggy
This Little Piggy
This Little Piggy
This Little Piggy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working in the round
  • basic increasing & decreasing
  • crochet chain
  • i-cord

Pattern Description:

A superfast girly knit with two ears, a snout and a curly tail! Hat is worked in the round; ears are worked separately on double pointed needles as part of the decrease. Snout and tail are knit separately and stitched on. Bows are constructed with a crocheted chain. Sizing implies stretching for a snug fit; size up if you prefer a looser fitting cap.


17 sts and 25 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Preemie/Newborn(0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child); Finished Measurements: 11.5(13.25, 14.75, 16.5, 18) inches


  • 75(100, 115, 135, 155,) yards heavy worsted or aran weight yarn; very small scrap of black yarn for eyes

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 8 (5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch marker, crochet hook; Other: 5" wire twist or pipe cleaner for tail, extra for ears if desired

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