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Cardinal PDF Crochet Pattern

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Cardinal PDF Crochet Pattern
Cardinal PDF Crochet Pattern
Cardinal PDF Crochet Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • ch, sl st, sc, hdc,dc, (sc 2 sts tog),
  • working down back side of ch st
  • Working in Both Front & Back Loops
  • French Knot

Pattern Description:

The Cardinal is one of the Impress Me Bird series. This cute little guy just sits there staring at you, waiting for you to go ahead & impress him, which might I say isn't a easy task. You will find that once you make one of these little guys, you will have to make many for everyone that sees him.


Most of our patterns use worsted weight (4 ply) yarn

Gauge 8 sc by 8 rows = 2 inches.

Each pattern can be also made from Baby Wool (fingering weight)

For this use a size 3.0 Crochet Hook

Gauge 6 sc by 6 rows = 1 inch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size: 5 inches tall.


  • Worsted weight (4ply) Yarn
  • - Red 1 1/2 ounces - Gold 10 yards - Black 10 yards - Light Yellow or Beige 3 yards - Slate Grey 1 yard - Orange 2 yards
  • Crochet hooks -size (G) 4.0mm -size (E) 3.5mm
  • Yarn Needle
  • Polyester Fiberfill