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I got into knitting toys because they are quick and the kids just love them. They are sure to bring a smile to your face and those you love.

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Lacy Pig Buddy

from The Byrd's Nest
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lacy Pig Buddy
Lacy Pig Buddy
Lacy Pig Buddy
Lacy Pig Buddy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting flat
  • knitting in the round
  • Standard increases and decreases
  • yarn over

Pattern Description:

The Lacy Pig Buddy is a great toy for a baby.
It is a quick and easy blanket buddy. It uses a simple yarnover technique for the body, and stockinette stitch for the head.

The lace provides a nice texture for the baby.

Photo with baby is copyright to Geneve Hoffmann, from Lace One-Skein Wonders, used with permission from Storey Publishing.


10 sts, 14 rows = 2 inches in garter stitch
using straight needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12 inches wide, 14 inches long


  • worsted weight yarn
  • 1 set US size 8/5.0mm straights
  • 1 set US size 5/3.75mm DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Small amount of black yarn for eyes

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220 Super wash


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