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I am a Navy wife and mom to 4 kids. I have been crafting all of my life. My grandma taught me to knit when I was just six years old and I have been knitting religiously for the past 12 years.

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Chula Bird

from LIttle LIppy Ewe Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Chula Bird
Chula Bird
Chula Bird
Chula Bird
Chula Bird

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • kfb
  • k2tog

Pattern Description:

This little guy was inspired by the birds in the book, The Lorax.

This is a great project for testing out your short row shaping skills without committing to an entire sock. He's quirky and cute and all the kids love him!

Be careful though because he may just sneak into your yarn stash to take a swim.


The nice thing about toys is gauge is not important. I typically go down 1 to 2 needles sizes from the size suggested for theyarnIamusing. Iusedasize1 needle with sock weight yarn for this pattern.


  • US 1 - 2.25 mm needle

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • fiberfill
  • stitch marker
  • safety eyes
  • scissors

Suggested yarn:

110 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dancing Dog Dyeworks Twist Sock