The things that make me different are the things that make me ME. -Piglet
I hope you enjoy this new series of patterns inspired by Winnie the Pooh. These small characters make perfect little pocket companions and are great for little hands to grasp.
Next up is Pooh’s bestest, pinkest little friend,
Skill Level and techniques: Beginner with sc stitches worked in rounds
Crochet hook size 3.5
Safety eyes (Do not use for children under 3 – instead stitch on or crochet your eyes)
- pretty n pink
- light pink
- black or embroidery thread
hk – hook
sc – single crochet
sl st -slip stitch
st – stitch
sc2tog (=dec=inv dec) – decrease two single crochet stitches into 1sc
ea – each
sk – skip
lps – loops
fo – fasten off
Head (light pink)
Rd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hk (6)
Rd 2: 2sc around (12)
Rd 3: (sc, 2sc) around (18)
Rd 4-8: sc around (18)
Insert safety eyes at Rd 5, approx 2 st apart
Rd 9: ((sc, sc2tog) around (12)
Rd 10: sc around (12)
Body – pretty n pink
FO light pink and switch to pretty n pink:
Stuff as you continue to work,
Rd 11-12: sc around (12)
Rd 13: (sc, 2sc) around (18)
Rd 14-18: sc around (18)
Rd 19: (sc, sc2tog) around (12)
Rd 20: sc2tog around (6)
sl st, FO, finish stuffing and sew closed
To give Piglets body some shape, as well as to create his body’s horizontal lines, you are going to reattach pretty n pink yarn at Piglet’s neck. Sl st all the way around. FO. Repeat three more times, leaving equal spacing between rds.
Rd 1: ch 2, 7 sc in 2nd ch from hk (7)
FO pink and switch to light pink:
Rd 2: in back lps only, sc around (7)
Rd 3: sc around (7). sl st FO
Use pretty n pink to embroider nostrils. Stuff and sew between Rds 6-8.
Use black yarn or embroidery thread to embroider a mouth and eyebrows as shown in the picture.
Ears (pink) make 2:
Rd 1: ch 2, 4sc in 2nd ch from hk
Rd 2: sc around (4)
Rd 3: (sc, 2sc) around (6)
Rd 4-5: sc around (6)
Rd 6: sc in 5. 2sc in last st (7). sl st, FO. Do not stuff. Sew between Rds 3-5.
Arms: (light pink) make 2:
Rd 1: ch 2, 5sc in 2nd ch from hk (5)
Rd 2-6: sc around (5). sl st, fo. Only stuff if you think it needs it. With the thickness of my yarn, I did not stuff. Sew arms to the body.
Feet (light pink) make 2:
Rd 1: ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hk and in next 2ch, 3sc in end, work on the opposite side of foundation ch, sc in 2, 3sc in last st (9)
Rd 2: sc around (9)
Rd 3: sc in 3, sc2tog, sc2tog, sc in 2 (7)
Rd 4: sc in 3, sc2tog, sc in 2 (6)
Rd 5-6: sc around (6) sl st, FO, stuff and sew to body.
And that’s it! Nothing to it!! 🙂