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I am a retired early childhood educator who loves children and enjoys seeing how cuddly "friends" can give them affection and also provide learning experiences in fun ways. You can also join me here: ...

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Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank
Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank
Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank
Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank
Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank Style #2
Knit Ducky Photo Frame & Piggy Bank Style #1

Pattern Description:

NOTE: EU purchasers MUST purchase my patterns here: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/lorraine-pistorio

What child's dresser would be complete without an adorable photo and a bank? Though these are two essentials for a child's room, I wanted to design a dresser set that would put the FUN in FUNctional. So I designed 2 delightful sets that would make a great gift for a little girl or boy. The snout of the piggy unties to reveal a hidden chamber to save money, perhaps from the Tooth Fairy! And a toothless picture would look adorable in the photo frame proudly displayed by a sweet ducky wearing a matching hat! And if needed, Ducky would make a faithful friend to hug and hear the whole tooth story, since Ducky could also go out to play without the frame. Knit in the round, using #4-worsted wt. yarn, Ducky sits approx. 8 1/2" high without the hat, Piggy stands approx. 5 1/2" high, and you could put a 3" picture in the frame. Whichever set you choose, these little dresser friends would delight any young child!


Gauge is not critical for this project. Work tightly enough to ensure that the stuffing will not show through the stitches.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Ducky: approx. 8 1/2" sitting, without the hat; Piggy: approx. 5 1/2" standing; Frame holds a 3" diameter picture.


  • #4-worsted wt. yarn... ~ For DUCKY: 140 yds. (white), 36 yds. (yellow) ~ For HATS: 40 yds. (pink) 21 yds. (blue) & 3 yds. (green) ~ For FRAMES: 42 yds. (pink) 38 yds. (blue) & 4 yds. (green) ~ For PIGS: 110 yds. (pink) 85 yds. (blue) & 25 yds. (green) Size 4 (3.5mm) 32" Circular Knitting Needles or Double Pointed Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Safety Eyes: 10.5mm (Ducky), 9mm (Piggy) Plastic Canvas: For Frame...Two 4.25" (10.8cm) diameter circles. For Piggy Chamber...Rectangle...5 3/4" x 4 1/4" (38 squares x 28 squares) Circle... 1 3/4" diameter (38 squares around) Large-Eyed Blunt Needle & Long Straight Pins Removable Stitch Markers Polyester Fiberfill Stuffing (Optional) 3" diameter circle of clear plastic to protect picture in frame