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Strickanleitung Knitting animal knitting: Birds with cuddly hats for knitting

This year, we simply knit the winter decoration ourselves! So that the winter birds do not freeze, are in the simple knitting instructions cuddly hats with it.

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You need that

For the birds:

  • about 4 g of any yarn
  • one double needle play and one crochet hook No. 2-3
  • some filling material for stuffing (eg about 20 g raw wool)
  • Needle and thread for the eyes

For the feet:

  • Galvanized steel wire, 1.5 mm thick
  • Universal paint
  • tongs
  • spar
  • Special adhesive for metal

For the Inca hats:

  • each little wool "Merino Extrafine 120" from Schachenmayr (LL 120 m / 50 g) in the colors green (print 170), red (print 131), yellow (print 121) and pink (print 137) (1 Color Combo) or in Red (Fb. 131), Purple (Fb. 146), Blue (Fb. 165) and Yellow (Fb. 121) (2nd color combo)

And this is how it's done:

Knitting tension:

More important than the choice of yarn itself is the stitch test. Because when you stuff the birds with the filling material, they must not be so loosely knit that the filling between the stitches can be seen. We therefore recommend that all loose knitters use needle sizes that are less than half or even millimeters thicker than usual. No matter what yarn quality, our birds have a stitch sample of about 30 stitches and 40 rows on 10 cm. Further information can be found in the instructions.

Abbreviations:

Fb = color (s)
Hinr = row (s)
M = mesh (s)
Nd = needle (s)
R = row (s)
Rd = round (s)
knit = knit
wdh = repeat

manual

Tail:

Cast on 14 sts and split into 4 rounds: 4 + 3 + 4 + 3 sts. Finish the work. 20 Rd right M str.

Rump:

At the side of the rump, increase M as follows:
1st round: * 1 st in right, 1 st in stock, 5 sts in right, 1 st in stock, 1 st in right *, from * once more (= 18 sts).
2nd round: 18 m right str.
3rd round: * 1 st in right, 1 st in stock, 7 sts in right, 1 st in stock, 1 st in right *, from * once more (= 22 sts).
4th round: 22 m right str.
5th round: * 1 st in right, 1 st in stock, 9 sts in right, 1 st in stock, 1 st in right *, from * once more (= 26 sts).
6th round: 26 m right str.
ROUND 7: * 1 st in garter st, inc 1 st in stocker, inc 1 st in garter st, inc 1 st, 1 st in garter *, off * once more (= 30 sts).
8th round: 30m right str.
ROUND 9: * 1 st on right, inc 1 st, 13 st on right, inc 1 st, 1 st on right *, off * once more (= 34 sts).
10th round: 34 m right st.
ROUND 11: * 1 st on right, inc 1 st, 15 sts on right, inc 1 st, 1 st on right *, off * once more (= 38 sts).
12th round: 38 m right str.

Belly:

Now move smoothly to the right in back and forth (= right in front of left, right in left).
1st round: 13 m right str. Take the 1st st from each R; turn at the R-end.
2nd row: 1 st, 6 sts left st.
3rd row: 1 st from M, 7 sts right st.
4th row: 1 st from M, 8 sts left st.
5th row: 1 st from M, 9 sts right st.
6th row: 1 st, 10 sts left st.
7th round: 1 st from M, 11 sts right st.
8th row: 1 st, 12 sts left st.
9th row: 1 st from M, 13 sts right st.
10th row: 1 st, 14 sts left st.
11th round: 1 st from M, 15 sts right st.
12th round: 1 st, 16 sts left st.
13th row: 1 st, 17 sts right st.
14th round: 1 st in M, 18 sts left st. Close the work again to the Rd and continue on all M in Rd.

Chest:

Remove M at the side of the chest as follows:
1st round: 1 sts off, 37 sts right (= 38 sts).
2nd round: 38 m right str.
3rd round: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 13 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 1 more times (= 34 sts).
4th round: 34 m right str.
5th round: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 11 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 1 more sts (= 30 sts).
6th round: 30 m right str.
ROUND 7: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 9 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 1 more sts (= 26 sts).
8th round: 26 m right str.
9th round: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 7 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 1 more time (= 22 sts).
ROUND 10: * 4 sts on right, 2 sts on right, 5 sts on right *, off * once more (= 20 sts).
11th and 12th rounds: 20m right st.

Head:

1st round: 20 m right st.
2nd round: * 1 st in right, 1 st in stock, 3 sts in right, 1 st in stock, 1 st in right *, off * 3 more times (= 28 sts).
3rd round: 28 m right str.
ROUND 4: 1 st in the right, 1 st in stock, 5 sts in the right, 1 st in stock, 1 sts in the right, from * 3 more times (= 36 sts).
5th and 6th rounds: 36m right str.
ROUND 7: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 3 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 3 more times (= 28 sts).
8th round: 28 m right str.
9th round: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, off * 3 more times (= 20 sts).
10th round: 20 m right st.
ROUND 11: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 2 sts on the right *, ab * 3 more times (= 16 sts).
12th round: 16 m right str.
ROUND 13: * 1 st in the right, 2 sts on the right, 1 st on the right *, from * 3 more times (= 12 sts). Cut the thread long and pull the thread end through the remaining 12 sts. Lay the top and bottom of the tail precisely and sew them together flat. Stuff the bird with stuffing. Sew up the opening on the head. Crochet the beak. Decorate the finished bird with stitches as desired.

Working out:

When the tail is finished, insert a pin and push it outward so that the stitches line up nicely. The abdomen is knitted in rows right and left, like the heel of a sock. Make sure that the stitches on the stomach do not become too loose. This danger threatens especially with the turning pockets. We put on too loose stitches and then either cut the long thread from this loop and knot it or we can hang the noose and continue to knit until we take this noose up on the needle and knit together with a stitch. If the long sling is to be knitted with a stitch after putting on the loosely knitted stitches, we always take the first stitch of a needle. If you lift the noose onto the needle and knit it with the last stitch of a needle, the noose becomes visible. The bird's body is stuffed with raw wool or pillow stuffing. You can also use thread remnants of other knitting projects as filling material. To do this, card the thread ends and then stuff with the knitted bird. Now you can decorate the bird with stitches as desired.

Here you can download the manual for your home

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