Its Cute! Knitting! Pictures Added!

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  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is a Picture, I got the patterns if you would like!

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  2. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awww! That little bluebird is adorable!!
     
  3. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it an egg cozzy???

    It's adoriable!

    Yes pattern please...
     
  4. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
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    I want one! They are soooo cute. I only know how to crochet.
     
  5. dissing

    dissing New Egg

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    I would LOVE the pattern. What a perfect thing for Easter!!
     
  6. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is the Pattern,
    Its the Same, But Use other Colors for the one you WANT!

    SIZE

    Approximately 3” across x 3” high


    MATERIALS
    1 Ball BERROCO COMFORT (100 grs), #9735 Delft Blue, and a small amount each #9743 Goldenrod (gold) and #9734 Liquorice (black)

    1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

    Tapestry needle

    Polyester stuffing

    1 St marker


    GAUGE
    22 sts = 4”; 29 rows = 4” in St st

    TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE



    BIRD

    With dpn’s, using blue, cast on 9 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles (3 sts per needle). Join, being careful not to twists sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.

    Rnds 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 13: Knit.

    Rnd 2: * K1, M1k, k2, rep from * twice more – 12 sts.

    Rnd 4: * K1, M1k, k3, rep from * twice more – 15 sts.

    Rnd 6: * K1, M1k, k4, rep from * twice more – 18 sts. Continue to inc 3 sts in this manner every other rnd, having 1 more st between incs each time until there are 30 sts on needles (10 sts per needle). Work even in St st (k EVERY rnd) for 6 rnds.

    Dec Rnd 1: * SSK, k1, k2 tog, k5, rep from * twice more – 24 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

    Dec Rnd 2: * SSK, k1, k2 tog, k3, rep from * twice more – 18 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

    Dec Rnd 3: * SSK, k1, k2 tog, k1, rep from * twice more – 12 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

    Dec Rnd 4: * SSK, k2 tog, rep from * twice more – 6 sts. Break off yarn leaving a long tail. Thread tail into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needles. Stuff bird firmly. Pull up sts and secure. Thread cast-on tail into tapestry needle and thread through cast-on sts. Pull in tightly and secure.



    WINGS AND TAIL (Make 3)

    Note: Sl the first st of every row purlwise.

    With 2 dpn’s, using blue, cast on 8 sts.

    Rows 1 and 2: Knit.

    Row 3: K to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 7 sts. Rep Row 3 four times more – 3 sts. Break off yarn leaving a long tail. Thread tail into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle. Pull up tightly and secure.


    BEAK
    Note: Sl the first st of every row knitwise on knit side and purlwise on purl side.

    With 2 dpn’s, using gold, cast on 8 sts.

    Row 1: Purl.

    Row 2: K to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 7 sts.

    Row 3: P to last 3 sts, p2 tog, p1 – 6 sts. Rep Rows 2 and 3 once more – 4 sts. Break off yarn leaving a long end. Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle. Pull up tightly and secure.


    FINISHING
    With tapestry needle, using blue, weave yarn in and out of bird 1/3 down from top. Pull in tightly and secure forming neck. Sew wings to each side along this line. Sew tail to back. With gold, sew beak to face. With tapestry needle and black, embroider eyes as in photo.
     
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  7. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    That is cute!
     

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