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Wicked's Crochet Piggies!

wickedrodent

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My first attempt at making one..

I ended up not finishing it completly because my girls fell in love with it! It was supposed to be completly longhair and is lacking a nose and mouth.. besides that it is finished.. I just can't bear to take it away from them.. Im working on another for Dudley.

The eyes are petsafe as well as the stuffing (carefresh)

Onto the pics!

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Sorry.. nose is amiss!

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With hoodies that I made..

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What a great pillow!

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Size reference..

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Awesome!

What kind of eyes are petsafe?
 

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Very cute, but I don't see how the eyes are petsafe. They look like plastic eyes that were sewn on and could be chewed off, making them easy to choke on.
 

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Thank you both. :)

They are kind of like stud earings.. They connect all the way through the crochet, so the only way they can come off is if the whole thing unravels. I would catch it before that happened. I pulled and pulled on them and they don't come out. I assure you, they are pig safe.

They are like these..

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Nice work! Love it!
 

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Those eyes aren't safe for children under 3 to have on a toy as they are a choking hazard so they aren't safe for animals eaither.
 

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They are super cute! I love the little green hoody. I'd never be able to make something like that, well done :)
 

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Love it too!
do your piggers think it is a another pig? Do they cuddle with it? It's so cute, I want to get Dalilah one ; )
 

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Voodoo.. They don't even bite on the yarn let alone the eyes, I will take it out if I do see any signs of attempted chewing though.

They do cuddle with it. Usually Daphne sleeps next to it or on top of it. Delilah likes to use it as a pillow. I am not sure if they think it is another pig or not; maybe so.

I will probably start selling them on guinea pig home in the near future. :)
 

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If you are worried about the eyes you could just use black or brown yarn and satin stitch them on... Very nice job!
 

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OK, I can't edit my posts anymore for some reason... I meant (to clarify) not to use the yarn to stitch the plastic eyes on, but to replace the plastic eyes with yarn embroidery.

OK, really weird... after posting this one, all of a sudden the 'EDIT" button is back. Go figure...

-S
 

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OK, really weird... after posting this one, all of a sudden the 'EDIT" button is back. Go figure...

You get 10 minutes to edit a post.
 

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Wow that's great! My skills haven't risen above scarf level so I'm mighty impressed.
 

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My pigs chew on yarn--I wouldn't feel comfortable crocheting a "long-haired" pig and letting the pigs play with it.
 

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It looks kind of like the ones VJ makes. Except for the eyes - gotta agree they don't look pet safe. I know you say you'll catch it before they managed to gnaw if off, but what if you don't? Seems like it would be more prudent to just eliminate the risk all together.
 
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If my girls were chewers, I would not have it in there at all. They have never tried to chew on any of their other toys, so I let them have this one. I supervised for at least a solid hour after I gave it to them. All they do is run and jump on it and use it as a pillow. He is a little bit flattened from all the jumping, lol.

I do agree that if your pigs are chewers, you should not have something like this in their cage. With my girls, unless it smells like food they won't chew it.

EDIT: I forgot to mention- I did clip all the long butt hair off since I took the pictures, it was getting dirty there was really no need for it as a toy for the girls.
 

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