Hello Birdie

Issue: 57, 2014


Errata Update: Hello Birdie

This decoration is inspired by long summer days with their flowers in full bloom and singing birds in the garden!

MATERIALS
● DMC Natura Just Cotton, 100% cotton, 50g/155m/170yds
Yarn A: Orléans N88 (Blue) x 1 ball (10g)
Yarn B: Tournesol N16 (Yellow) x 1 ball (10g)
Yarn C: Gardenia N36 (Beige) x 1 ball (5g)
Yarn D: Pistache N13 (Dark Green) x 1 ball (10g)
Yarn E: Lima N76 (Lime Green) x 1 ball (10g)
Yarn F: Light Green N12 x 1 ball (5g)
(Small amounts of each are used, exact weights are stated above)
● 3.5mm hook
● 15cm/6in wooden embroidery hoop
● Pair of 3mm safety eyes or black beads
● Toy stuffing
● Yarn needle
YARN ALTERNATIVES
You can use small amounts of any sportweight to DK yarn in similar colours or mix even more colours into the group – this project is great for using up small leftovers from stash.

TENSION
Exact tension is not essential for this project, however amigurumi are tightly crocheted toys and it is important to keep your stitches close together.

MEASUREMENTS
Finished piece is approximately 15cm/6in when stretched onto the embroidery hoop

DESIGNER BIOGRAPHY
A complete crochet addict, Irene loves experimenting with shapes and textures, bringing cute and quirky characters to life with the help of yarn and hook! For more of Irene’s patterns visit www.irenestrange.etsy.com.



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Designer: Irene Strange


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