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Tutorial: "Naughty Swine" toy

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Although I own neither a smart phone nor anything manufactured by Apple, I've been enjoying Angry Birds for several months now. When I stumbled across a couple of crochetpatterns for the title characters, I had to give them a try, and they turned out very nicely if I do say so myself. They also required 4-6 hours of work each. Also, I didn't have any green yarn, but I Did have some scraps left from a green Dollar Store fleece blanket and other projects that were just the right color, so I decided to give sewing a piggy a try.

OK, so he's not nearly as cool as the crocheted version. But he was quick (60 - 90 minutes) and easy, and Very cheap as everything came from my stash. He's also about the same size as my crocheted birds - roughly 4 or 5 inches wide and tall. I have it in the back of my head to make several more and create a live-version game for my kid's upcoming 3rd birthday...
If you'd like to make your own, here's how! Materials 1. Medium…