This is part of my series of bird and other masks. The Phoenix is the mythical bird that rises from its ashes.
Tools and Supplies
10"h x 18"w /25.4cm x 45.7 cm
G hook/4 mm
1.5 oz/42.5 g worsted weight yarn
Gauge 4 rows/5 sc = 1"/2.54 cm
8"h x 12"w /20.3 cm x 30.5cm
F hook/3.75 mm
0.8 oz/22.7 g DK weight yarn
Gauge: 6 rows/6 sc = 1"
Embroidery thread, thinner yarn
Scraps of contrasting yarn
Ribbon/ lace for ties
Beads/jewels for bird eye embellishments
Fabric Stiffener or Epson Salts
Long, long ago, far, far away, when the subway cost a quarter and the corner drugstore was also an ice cream parlor where a little girl sipped vanilla egg creams, her mother, who made her wonderful clothes, showed her how to crochet. Her father taught her how to solder and make a tuner.