When Pigs Fly | Pattern PDF

Project Type Baby/Children
Weave Structures Plain Weave
Magazine Issue Handwoven Spring 2024
Author Margaret Stump
Format Project/Pattern

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We couldn’t resist this flying pig constructed from pin-loom–woven squares. Designer Margaret Stump used a supersoft yarn to create a cuddly stuffed animal.

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STRUCTURE Plain weave.

EQUIPMENT 2", 4", and 6" square pin looms (Note: Four 4" squares can be substituted for a 6" pin-loom square); 3", 6", and 8" weaving needles (omit 8" if not using a 6" loom); packing comb or fork; tapestry needle; G-6/4 mm and H-8/5 mm crochet hooks.

YARNS Warp and Weft: Velvet (100% polyester; 315 yd/10.5 oz; Bernat; Yarnspirations), #13 Quiet Pink, 250 yd. Alpaca Twist (90% acrylic/10% alpaca, 175 yd/3.5 oz; Yarn Bee), #01 Lace Doilies, 54 yd. Classic Wool Worsted (100% wool; 210 yd/3.5 oz; Patons; Yarnspirations), Sea Glass, 12 yd; Brown, 6 yd; Medium Gray, 1 yd. [PAYWALL]Note: Classic Wool Worsted has been discontinued. Substitute Ella Rae Classic Wool or use another worsted-weight yarn in similar colors for the goggles and pig nostrils.

OTHER SUPPLIES Two flat ½" black buttons for eyes or ½" safety eyes; polyester stuffing; 5" × 36" white silk or satin-like fabric.

DIMENSIONS Finished size: 7" × 17" × 6".

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