Published on March 1st, 2018 | by Yazmin Vigus


8 Piggy Projects You’ll Love for National Pig Day!

To celebrate National Pig Day on March 1, we’re rounding up our prime piggy patterns! First celebrated in America’s Midwest in 1972, National Pig Day was created to bring attention and appreciation for these highly intelligent and lovable creatures!

With so many fabulous pig-inspired patterns on LoveCrochet, we’d be telling porkies if we said it was an easy job picking our favorite! Here’s our pig pattern round-up…

1. Mini Pig Amigurumi by Amanda Maciel

This little piggy is not only adorable and makes a super-cute toy, it’s also completely FREE to download here. Why not try using Paintbox Yarns’BubbleGum or Ballet pink?

2. Francis the Pig by Monster’s Toy Box

Meet Francis, the round bellied pig, perfect for farmyard playtime! Designed by Monster’s Toy Box, Francis is a great pattern for beginner crocheters looking to move up a level. This cuddly fellow can be crafted with any hook and yarn!

3. Pig Backpack by Chabepatterns

Perfect as a school bag, this wonderful pattern from Chabepatterns is perfect for 3-6 year olds – just the right size for snacks, a pencil case, and playgroup essentials! With a cute pig face and beautiful swirly pig tail design features we just couldn’t resist!

4. Penny Pig Hat by Jessica Teal

This Penny Pig Hat is just the cutest! Complete with button eyes, adorable piggy snout and drop down curls, Jessica Teal’s creation is a fabulous accessory for your little ones and adults looking for a fun and quirky project!

5. Penny the Piggy Bank by Irene Strange

Keep your pennies safe with this sweet little crocheted piggy bank! The ultimate piggy bank for crocheters, this glorious project also makes a great gift for kids and pig fans! Created by Irene Strange in Rowan Handknit Cotton, what a cute way to save for more yarn!

6. This Lil’ Piggy Tank by The Queen Stitch

Hold the bacon with This Lil’ Piggy pattern from The Queen Stitch! A quirky tank top for those fashionistas who enjoy a fun animal project! Designed in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK colors this is a minimalist pig project for the grown-ups!

7. Pink Pig Lovey by Heather Sonnenberg

This soft pig toy comfort blanket is just the cutest! Perfect for nap time and snuggling up for a snooze, your little one can cuddle this gorgeous little piggy and stay cozy at the same time! 

8. Phoebe the Pig by Adriana Aguirre

Phoebe the Pig is the perfect cuddly playtime pal! With her gorgeous design features, adorable floppy ears, pink snout and hooves – who wouldn’t want to snuggle up with her! Pheobe was created by Adriana Aguirre and is a fabulous pattern for intermediate crocheters!

What’s your favorite creature to crochet? Tell us in the comments below!

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