Champagne Birdcage

from Thomasina Cummings Designs

Champagne Birdcage Pattern

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Crocheting: Champagne Birdcage
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Crocheting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • UK TERMS
  • double crochet
  • treble
  • slip stitch
  • chain

Pattern Description:

Birdcages make an enchanting wedding table centre and are very 'on trend' this season.

This novelty champagne (wine jacket) birdcage combines the popularity of the birdcage with wine and flowers - the perfect bridal shower gift for any bride to be!

The birdcage will fit a 75cl (29 cm/ 111/2" tall) bottle.

This pattern contains a full photo tutorial to assist you in making the birdcage. A reduced print version is included on pages 9&10.

YOU WILL NEED: 330 m white 100% cotton 4 ply, 150 m floral coloured 4 ply, 150 m green 4 ply and a 1.50 mm hook.

YOU WILL ALSO NEED: one 2.5 cm (1") diameter ring or key loop, two 12.5 cm (5") diameter rings or circular bag handles, a needle for neatening ends, a glue gun (optional) and a bottle of champagne/wine (also optional but recommended).

GAUGE for the birdcage: 14dc into ring to 3 cm (11/4").

GAUGE for the vine: 1 leaf + 3ch to 3 cm (11/4").

This pattern is written in UK terms with a table of US equivalents provided as applicable.

Pattern is fully tested.

Gauge:

GAUGE for the birdcage: 14dc into ring to 3 cm (11/4").

GAUGE for the vine: 1 leaf + 3ch to 3 cm (11/4").

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit a 75cl (29 cm/ 111/2" tall) bottle.

Materials:

  • 4 ply cotton
  • 4 ply in a flower colour
  • 4 ply in a leaf colour
  • 1.50 mm hook

You Will Also Need:

  • 1" diameter key ring/loop
  • Two 5" bag handles (circular)
  • A glue gun (optional but recommended)

Suggested yarn:

630 meters of Fingering weight

About Designer

About Designer

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My real name is Thomasina but most people just call me Tammy.

I've loved crochet since I was a child, when someone bought me the Ladybird Learn to Crochet book for Christmas. I tried to teach myself, and failed, so many times before it clicked.TCDesignsUK/thomasina-cummings-designs/

But, when it did, my parents couldn't have been happier!

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