A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 302,137
Currently Running With Scissors:
590 Guests and 28 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Big spotted bird with free pattern  (Read 14247 times)
Tags for this thread: pattern  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
gnathalie2
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1552
Joined: 28-Jun-2007

View Profile WWW
« on: April 25, 2008 10:34:19 PM »

Hi!  I made this bird today~  hope you guys like it!





Materials

Size F hook

1 ball Patons ‘glittallic’ in maroon shine

tiny bit of yellow ww yarn

embroidery floss or whatever for eyes

 

Body/Head

6 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (12 sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (18 sc)

rd3: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (24 sc)

rd4: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc around (30 sc)

rd5: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc around (36 sc)

rd6: sc in each sc around (36 sc)

rd7: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (54 sc)

rd8: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 8 sc around (60 sc)

rd9-22: sc in each sc around (60 sc)

rd23: sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc around (54 sc)

rd24: sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc around (45 sc)

rd25: sc2tog, sc in next 7 sc around (40 sc)

rd26: sc2tog, sc in next 6 sc around (35 sc)

rd27: sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc around (30 sc)

rd28: sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc around (25 sc)

rd29: sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc around (20 sc)

rd30: sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc around (15 sc)

rd31: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (10 sc)

rd32: 2sc in each sc around (20 sc)

rd33: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc around (24 sc)

rd33-38: sc in each sc around (24 sc)

rd39: sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc around (20 sc)

rd40: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (13? sc)

rd41-42: sc2tog around till done, fasten off.

 

Beak

with yellow yarn, 4 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in first sc, sc in next around (6 sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (9 sc)

rd3: sc in each sc around (9 sc)

fasten off, sew to the front of the head.  Use embroidery floss or google eyes for the eyes.  Done.

 

Please note:  The numbers may or may not be off, no big deal, it’s just a bird!!!

 

Thanks for looking!
nathalie
THIS ROCKS   Logged

make today a positive one!
www.gnathalie2.wordpress.com
jwill
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2008 10:59:49 PM »

that's so cute!! And I love that color, a lot. I like how your kitty looks like she doesn't know how to react to the new friend!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
myinsaneleenie
Offline Offline

Posts: 128
Joined: 01-Jan-2008

McCalls patterns confuse me... so i make my own!


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2008 05:22:32 AM »

HAHHA I LOVE IT!
it reminds me of a kiwi bird...
minus the long beak


and your kitty is adorable
THIS ROCKS   Logged
gnathalie2
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1552
Joined: 28-Jun-2007

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2008 12:48:00 PM »

HAHHA I LOVE IT!
it reminds me of a kiwi bird...
minus the long beak


and your kitty is adorable

I actually started making the kiwi bird, but then the cat fell asleep on the pattern so i had to write another one!  That and i just did not feel like messing with the tiny stitches for the kiwi beak!!!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

make today a positive one!
www.gnathalie2.wordpress.com
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
What to Expect From a Bristle Brush
How to Clean and Wash Paint Brushes
How to Take an Oil Painting Workshop
How to Use Color in Oil Painting
How to Keep Your Oil Painting Clean Looking
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Creating a Travel Journal
Eggs? Eggzactly!
Meatless Monday: Kale Yeah!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.