Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Little Crochet Bird

Little birds are always cute. Here you can work one up in less than 10 minutes!

Works out to be 1.25 inches wide using size 10 thread and size 7 hook.

Ch 4 and sl st to form ring.
Row 1: ch 2, dc 14 into loop. sl st with top of ch 2
Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc in next 7 chs, (hdc, dc) in next ch, (tr, ch 3, sl st w/ 3rd ch from hook, ch 3) and sl st in next ch, sl st in next 2 ch, (sl st, ch 3, tr) in next ch, (2 tr, ch 3 and sl st with 3rd ch from hook, ch 2, sl st) in next ch.
Fasten off.
Part in RED is optional- it makes a beak the same color. You may instead, follow the instructions below to attach a different colored beak.

Ch 4. 3 Tr in 4th ch from hook (forms loop), ch 3, sl st with 3rd ch from hook. Ch 3, sl st in loop.
Tighten strings and attach to bird. Wing is adjustable to look like it is flying, or resting! 

Attach string to bird's face. Ch 3, sl st in same ch. Fasten off.