Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The "I Love Pigs" Necklace FREE Pattern

Do you love pigs? 
Then this necklace is for you! 
I made this the other night for my 
BFF who loves pigs. 
It was fun and I thought I would 
share it with you too. 
If you love it and 
don't want to make it yourself 
it is 
available in my Etsy shop!

Free Pattern                  "I love Pigs"Necklace

Here's a free pattern for you:

  "I Love Pigs" Necklace

What you will need:
  • size G crochet hook
  • matching thread to sew on beads & chain
  • darning needle 
   Size:  Pendant = 3" diameter,  chain = 14" hang length


 chain stitch ..................ch st
 single crochet................sc
 double crochet...............dc
 slip stitch......................sl st
 fasten off.......................FO
 main color.....................MC
 coordinating color..........CC

 How tos:

  1. Working with "MC" yarn, chain 4, join with a sl st in first ch st ,              DO NOT TURN
  2. ch 1 sc in same st, 2 sc in each st around, join [add 1 more row if            you want the pendant larger or you crochet tight]
  3. ch 3, dc in same st, *[dc in next st, 2 dc in next st], repeat from [*] around, join  in top of 1st ch 3 st
  4. attach "CC" yarn ch 1, sc in same st and 2 sc in each st around,            join in 1st sc, FO, 
  5. weave in all ends with darning needle
  6. sew pig button in the middle pushing shaft of button back through       small opening in middle with matching thread
  7. sew the 2 beads above the piggy with thread
  1. measure the chain to the length you wish your pendant to hang,
  2. using jewelry pliers separate one chain link at the length you have chosen,[I used 28"] remove excess chain
  3. attach chain [laying one link flat] with matching thread on each side on the back of the [MC] spacing it approximately 2" apart[see photos]
  4. cut a circle from felt approximately 2 1/2" in diameter or the size of your pendant, be sure it covers your chain link, do not cover the [CC] trim 
  5. glue in place and let set 24 hours   


If you make this "I Love Pigs" necklace be sure to send me your link and link back to this pattern/blog. I love to see photos too. This pattern is copyrighted it can be made for personal use or charity use, or to sell, as long as you give credit to this blog and "PBDesigns". If you want to post this necklace on your blog or URL, then refer back here with a link for the pattern. Do not post the pattern or copy and distribute to others, or sell it, you are welcome to link back here and print it out for your own personal use.  
 © 2010 PBDesigns

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