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Category YARN Bookazine 13 - Wadden, Children, Soft Toys, Scheepjes Publications
Suggested yarn Softfun Aquarel, Softfun, Catona 50 gram, Stone Washed
Type Cuddly Toys
Technique crochet
Sizes 16.5cm (6½in)
Languages dutch english-uk
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YARN 13 - Birds of a Feather

By Mike Brooks

Mix-and-match outfits mean the sailor seagull and fisherman oystercatcher are double the fun, with long legs that help them sit happily on a bedroom shelf. Millions of seabirds fly across the Wadden each year, so little ones will recognise their toys in flight or wading along the shore.

Materials

  • 3mm crochet hook (for both Birds and all yarns)
  • Polyester stuffing (for both Birds)

SEAGULL

  • Scheepjes Softfun Aquarel (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic; 50g/140m)
    Yarn A: 804 Cloudscape x 1 ball
    Yarn B: 806 Cityscape x 1 ball
  • Scheepjes Softfun (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic; 50g/140m)
    Yarn C: 2427 Tangerine x 1 ball (1 ball is sufficent for both birds)
  • Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 50g/125m)
    Yarn D: 106 Snow White x 1 ball
    Yarn E: 247 Bluebird x 1 ball
  • 2 x ø 10mm animal safety eyes, black, item no. 5633-10-000

OYSTERCATCHER

  • Scheepjes Softfun (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic; 50g/140m)
    Yarn C: 2427 Tangerine x 1 ball (1 ball is sufficent for both birds)
    Yarn F: 2628 Charcoal x 1 ball
    Yarn G: 2492 Bordeaux x 1 ball
    Yarn H: 2412 Snow x 1 ball
  • Scheepjes Stone Washed (78% Cotton, 22% Acrylic; 50g/130m)
    Yarn I: 831 Axinite x 1 ball
    Yarn J: 806 Canada Jade x 1 ball
  • 2 x ø 10mm animal safety eyes, red with black pupil, item no. 5633-10-722

Pattern

This is an intermediate level pattern.

The pattern for the Birds of a Feather appears in YARN Bookazine 13 Wadden, published by Scheepjes. YARN Bookazine is available in print in both UK English and Dutch language and is available from Scheepjes retailers or by subscription below:

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