Porky Dot Pin Cushion Pattern

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Porky Dot Pin Cushion Pattern

MATERIALS—D-M-C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 5: 2 balls Pink No. 778 (A), 1 ball Black No. 310 (B).

Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.

GAUGE: 9 sc = 1 inch; 10 rnds = 1 inch

With A ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join (with slip st in first sc). Rnds 2 and 3—Ch 1, 2 sc in joined sc, 2 sc in each remaining sc, join (Snout made). Rnd 4—Ch 1, working in back loop of sts, 2 sc in joined sc, 1 sc in each of 8 sc, 2 sc in each of 2 sc, 1 sc in each of 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join (leaving front loops free). Rnd 5—Ch 1, 2 sc in joined sc, 1 sc in each of 10 sc, 2 sc in each of 2 sc, 1 sc in each of 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, join (having 10 sc on each side of increase points). Work in same way until 18 rnds (having 2 more sc on each side of increase points in each successive rnd). Rnds 19 to 44 (Even)—Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around, join. Next rnd—Ch 1, 1 sc in joined sc, 1 sc in each of 2 sc, draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc, yo, thru all 3 loops on hook (1 dec.), * 1 sc in each of 3 sc, work 1 dec.; rpt from * around, join; work and dec. in same way for 4 more rnds then stuff Pig well with cotton; work and dec. as before, closing opening. Fasten off. FEET (Make 4)—With B ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join. Rnd 2—2 sc in each of 5 sc. Rnd 3—2 sc in each of 10 sc. Work 2 even rnds. Stuff with cotton, [1 sc in every 2nd st] 18 times. Fasten off. Sew in place as shown. EARS (Make 2)—With A ch 16, join into ring, ch 1, 1 sc in joined ch, 1 sc in each remaining ch (16 sc), do not join. Rnds 2, 3 and 4—1 sc in each sc around. Rnd 5—Work 1 dec., 1 sc in each of 6 sc, work 1 dec., 1 sc in each of 6 sc. Rnd 6—Work 1 dec., 1 sc in each of 5 sc, work 1 dec., 1 sc in each of 5 sc. Rpt rnd 6 only have 1 sc less between dec. points in each suc­cessive rnd until 10 rnds. Fasten off. Sew in place at wide end as shown. TAIL—With B chain 1¾ inches, 1 sc in each ch, fasten off; sew in place. With B [1 slip st and ch 1] in free loops around Snout, join, fasten off. With B embroider fake slot on top of back of Pig, embroider Eyes and Eyelashes as shown. DOTS (Make 12)—With B ch 4, join into ring, ch 1, 13 sc in ring, join, fasten off; sew in place as shown. Trim with ribbon bow.