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Pipp on craftsy.com
Richmond, VA (Glen Allen)

It all started when I was pregnant with kid #3. I had been using a Winnie the POO (pun intended) diaper bag for 5 years strait and the thought of lugging it around for another 3 years WAS ...

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This Little Piggy...

from Pipp's Patterns
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • knit in the round
  • k1f&b
  • i-cord (instructions included with pattern
  • ssk
  • k2tog

Pattern Description:

"That will do pig. That will do...."

I knit this little cutie up on a rainy afternoon. I had no specific plan as to WHAT I was going to try to make. I had my size 4 needles and about tennis ball sized bit of yarn to play with. I just started knitting, enjoying my movie with an open and relaxed mind. A couple of hours later, I realized that I was holding a shape very similar to an adorable chunky guinea pig. So... I went with it! This pattern is a result of the extemporaneous knitting session.

"Some Pig"

Soft and cuddly....perfect for hugging. Add some catnip into the stuffing and watch your kitties "love" their new pet guinea pig.

"Wee! Wee!! WEEEEE!!!"

A great project for using those treasured remnants of hand painted yarns.

** 5 color pages of instructions include:**

Step by step/ row by row instructions
Fun & helpful color photos
Stitch guide
Shopping list
Design notes & tips
Pattern support from the designer via email or Craftsy messaging

Dimensions: (approximate)
About 4 inches tall
About 7 inches long
About 4 inches deep (from hip to hip)
About 13" waistline. (Guinea Pigs have waistlines?)

NOTE: You can use any weight yarn for this. Of course, that will make your piggy larger or smaller than the pattern's models depending on the weight. Just choose a needle that is recommend for your yarn's weight.
Happy knitting:)
aka Pipp


22 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

You Will Also Need:

  • polyfil stuffing