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)
You Will Also Need:
Squeakers - these can be found in pet stores, or online