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Loom Knit Pig
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern Number: L10218
This adorable little pig makes an excellent gift for toddlers and young children. Knit several of them using your Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit and give them each different colored eyes or fanciful expressions. This pig can also be stuffed with beans to make it a beanbag.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
5400-501 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Petal Pink
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 36.00
2 black safety eyes, 9 mm
Small amount of dark pink yarn
1. Follow loom manual instructions for SINGLE KNITTING for how to cast on, knit and bind off.
2. For Body and Legs, the loom is configured into a closed semi-circle for stability.
All work will be done on 28-hole semi-circle piece.
The curved shape of the semi-circle piece does not affect the shape of the finished knit fabric.
3. Loom can be configured into a variety of shapes to suit your preference.
If desired, use additional loom pieces to configure loom into any shape, then knit back and forth in rows on just one side of loom.
Use the following pieces: (1) 28-hole semi-circle piece, (1) 12-hole piece, (2) corner pieces
Connect the pieces as follows: 28-hole semi-circle piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece
BODY (make 2)
Insert 24 small pegs into center 24 holes on 28-hole semi-circle piece - 24 working pegs placed.
Insert contrast color pegs into connecting holes to hold loom together.
Cast onto every working peg.
Knit 32 rows.
LEGS (make 4)
Insert 12 small pegs into center 12 holes of 28-hole semi-circle piece - 12 working pegs placed.
Cast onto all working pegs.
Knit 5 rows.
Bind off as follows: cut working yarn, leaving an 8 in.
(20.5 cm) yarn tail.
Thread tail into yarn needle provided with loom.
Slide needle through yarn loop on peg from bottom to top of loop.
Repeat along loom until all loops are threaded.
Gently remove knitting from loom.
Tug on end of yarn to gather up stitches snugly, then knot end of yarn.
Use remainder of tail to sew side seam, stuffing as you go.
Follow package instructions to attach safety eyes to front of one Body piece.
With dark pink yarn threaded into yarn needle provided with loom, work French knots for nose.
Seam Body pieces together, stuffing as you go.
Sew Legs to Body.
To make ears, work straight stitches across the top corners of the Body, pulling in slightly to shape.
Thread yarn ends into yarn needle and weave in ends.
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