Beaded Pig Pattern by Allegra

Welcome to the 3-D beaded pig pattern instructions! If you have any difficulty following this tutorial, please post a comment at the bottom of the page on which you are stuck, and we'll do our best to help!

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Step 21

Step 21:This is a very easy step, just cross at bead 3! Pull tight to make your second circle of 6 beads.


Step 22

Step 22:Bring your black thread through beads 12 and 13. They are already in your pig, from the circles of 5's you did before. On your red thread, add three new beads. 4-6.


Step 23

Step 23:Cross at bead 6! Easy step again! Pull tight, and now you have three circles of 6 beads


Step 24

Step 24:In this step we are bringing our red thread through existing beads 14 and 15. We aren't adding any new beads yet.


Step 25

Step 25:Now you can add three new beads, beads 7-9. Is your pig looking like the one in the picture yet? I hope so!

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  Beader Comments:
 Diane on June 17, 2012:
I have several beading books, written in Japanese words, but with diagrams. They can be very hard to follow and take a lot of trial and error. This tutorial, with the close-up photographs, and the beads is just amazing. I appreciate it so much. I'm also very grateful that you have shareed some amazing patterns. Thanks!!
 ze kewl person on October 25, 2010:
why is the pig's bottom so big????