Critter Pig Coaster - Free Crochet Pattern

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CRITTER PIG COASTER

Beginner Skill

Size: 5" Diameter (fits over a CD)

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn;

Pink (MC) ½ oz, 36 yd, Light Pink (Lp) 6 yd

Additional Materials: Glue, Yarn Needle

1" Wiggly Eyes - 2

Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 2 rnds in dc = 2" across.

 

 

Abbreviations

ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over

Special Stitches

Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

Pig Coaster

Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting in center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc) JOIN ALL DC RNDS IN THIS MANNER. DO NOT TURN EACH RND.

Rnd 2:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)

Rnd 3:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) 11 times; join. (36 dc)

Rnd 4:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 11 times; join. (48 dc)

Rnd 5:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) 11 times; join. (60 dc)

Rnd 6:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) 11 times; join. (72 dc)

Rnd 7:Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (48 dc)

Rnd 8:Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (32 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

EARS (Make 2)

Row 1:(Right Side) Starting at point, with Lp, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook. (1 sc)

Row 2:Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in only sc. (3 sc)

Rows 3-4:Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (5, 7 sc)

Rows 5-6:Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Rnd 1:Ch 1, turn, sc in next 2 sc, draw up a lp in each of next 3 sc, yo and draw through 4 lps on hook, sc in next 2 sc; ch 1, working in sides of rows, sc in next 5 rows, 3 sc in unused lp of starting ch on other side, working in sides of rows, sc in next 5 rows; join with sl st to first sc.

 

SNOUT

Row 1:(Right Side) Starting at center, with Lp, ch 1 (center ch), ch 8, sc in center ch (1st ring), ch 8, sl st in 1st ring (2nd ring), 14 sc in 1string, sl st in sc, 14 sc in 2nd ring; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Finishing (use photo as guide)

- Slip Coaster over CD with Rnds 7 & 8 at the back.

- Position and sew (or glue) facial features to front of Coaster and glue Wiggly eyes in place.

 

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