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« 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
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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!!
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« 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
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« 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!!!!!
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