by Craftbits (shellie wilson)
This chick measure 6 inches.
What you need
Size 6 Us (8UK) (4 mm) needles
50 grams of white powder puff baby wool
25 grams of white feather soft baby wool
Small amount of orange felt.
Begin with the bottom of the body – cast on 13 stitches.
1) knit into the back of every stitch
2) knit twice into every stitch (26 stitches)
5)(knit 2 knit twice into the next stitch) to the end ( 34 stitches)
7)( knit 2 knit twice into the next 2 stitches) to the end (50 stitches)
12)( knit 2 knit 2 together twice) to the end (34 stitches)
17)( knit 2 knit 2 together) to the end (26 stitches)
22) this row is the start of the head – drop the feather soft yarn and continue in powder puff Knit 14 rows
35) (knit 2 knit 2 together ) to the end
37) (knit 2 together) to the end
38) ( knit 2 together) to the end
Thread yarn through the remaining stitches draw up and secure
Stitch the head seam and down the back leave a gap at the bottom once you have filled him stitch the bottom closed.then run a stitch around the neck and gather slightly.
Wings (make 2)
Use the 2 strands as you did for the body – cast on 4 stitches
Knit 12 rows
Knit 2 together knit 2
Knit 2 together knit 1
Knit 2 together
Thread the yarn through the remaining stitch and secure
Stitch your wings into place.
Cut out your felt pieces
Cut 2 pieces for the feet, and 2 pieces for the beak.
Stitch the two pieces together with a blanket stitch ( use thread not wool)
Stitch your beak in place then stitch your eyes on with black wool , glue or stitch your feet on
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