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Perfectly Easy Knitting Patterns For The Chinese Year Of The Pig

Perfectly Easy Knitting Patterns For The Chinese Year Of The Pig

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

According to the Chinese astrological calendar, people born in the Year of the Pig are happy and easy-going. And they’ve every reason to be with these simple yet adorable patterns to try!

George the Pig

Sachiyo Ishii’s cuddly character looks wonderfully smart in his stripy sweater. Download the free toy knitting pattern today!

Girl Pig

We love every pattern Julie Williams has ever designed - but especially this little lady in her striped summer dress. Find out more on Ravelry.

Twiglet the Piglet

Amanda Berry’s plump piggy is full of character, and made using basic stitches. Buy the pattern from Ravelry.

Jimmy the Pig

Use super soft fleecy yarn to make Sachiyo Ishii’s quick-knit cuddly toy. The pattern is free to download!

Round Pig

Use garter stitch and simple shaping in Clare Doornbos easy pattern. Buy the pattern through KnitPicks.


Paloma the Flying Pig

Nicky Epstein’s fabulous feathered friend is made from simple squares! Learn more about this knitting pattern on Ravelry.


Pig Toy

Indigo Sprites’s beginner-friendly pattern is quick to knit. Visit Etsy to find out more!

Pyjama Case

Knitting By Post has wonderful patterns for some many animals and characters - we love this cute cosy for your pjs! See the full pattern collection at

Yummy Pigs

King Cole’s Yummy and Funny Yummy yarns are the perfect texture for this curly-haired crew. Find out more on the King Cole website.

British Lop Pig

Treat your teapot with a fun project from Teacosy Folk! There’s a whole range of novelty patterns at


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