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I got into knitting toys because they are quick and the kids just love them. They are sure to bring a smile to your face and those you love.

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Squeaker Birds

from The Byrd's Nest
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Squeaker Birds
Squeaker Birds
Squeaker Birds
Squeaker Birds
Squeaker Birds
Squeaker Birds

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • standard increases and decreases
  • intarsia

Pattern Description:

Squeaker Birds are wonderful little birds designed with children in mind. They are easy to grasp and have a squeaker inside. Children will delight in the sounds they make when squeezed.

Pattern includes instructions for: penguin, robin, baby bird, and a crow.

Each bird takes approximately 35 grams of yarn. Great for using up the scraps!

Each bird measures approximately 2 1/2 inches wide, and 3 inches tall.

Pattern includes instructions for many different wings, feet, and beaks, so you can mix and match and create your own bird!

Skills used: * ssk * KFB * k2tog * yo * Intarsia knitting technique. This is a great pattern to learn this technique on as it is only used when making the tummy patches. * Birds are knitted flat but instructions to make beaks, wings and feet in the round are included when applicable. The crow body can also be knit in the round.

samples where knit using Cascade 220 and Bernat Satin.


12sts, 16 rows = 2 inches worked in the
round in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3 inches tall


  • small amount of worsted weight yarn in different colors
  • 1 set straight needles US size 5/3.75mm
  • Set of US 5/3.75mm DPNs (optional)
  • Crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Squeakers - these can be found in pet stores, or online
  • Stitch marker
  • Polyester fiberfill