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Natty-Knits on craftsy.com
San Francisco, Bay Area, CA US

I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques.

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Knit Chick

from Natty Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Knit Chick
Knit Chick
Knit Chick
Knit Chick
Knit Chick

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter (knit) Stitch
  • purl stitch
  • decreasing with k2tog
  • 3 needle bind off

Pattern Description:

Knit your own little birds or Knit Chicks, they're only 3" tall. Knit Lovebirds, Easter Chicks or Bird Mascots. Knit a branch full in festive colors or knit enough to fill a small woodland. So many ideas from just one pattern.

For an INTERMEDIATE knitter. The Knit Chicks are knitted flat on straight needles using short row shaping (fully explained in the pattern). There are some pieces knitted individually and then sewn together.

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.


7 sts and 10 rows = 1" in stockinette stitch


  • 40 yards of double knitting yarn in color required for body and tail
  • 4 yards of orange double knitting yarn for beak
  • US size 3 (3.25mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Additional single knitting needle of the same or similar size, could be a double pointed needle
  • Tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Scraps of black and white or other colored felt for the eyes
  • Washable fiberfill

Suggested yarn:

45 yards of DK weight

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