A376 Christmas Critter- Cockatoo

A376 Christmas Critter- Cockatoo
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SKU# A376 Christmas Critter- Cockatoo
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  • Lincraft DK 8ply
  • Main Colour (MC- white)
  • 1st Colour (C1- butter)
  • 2nd Colour (C2- brown bear)
  • 3rd Colour (C3- charcoal)
  • 4th Colour (C4- marle grey)
  • 5th Colour (C5- fire red)
  • 6th Colour (C6- bottle)
  • 3.00mm crochet hook
  • Lincraft siliconised stuffing premium soft fill
  • Silver embroidery thread
  • A stitch marker (optional)

 

 


HEAD/BODY (worked from top of Head to bottom as one piece in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: Inc once in each dc … 12dc.

2nd round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 18dc.

3rd round: [1dc in each of next 2dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 24dc.

4th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

5th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 30dc.

6th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 6th round once.

8th round: [1dc in each of next 9dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 33dc.

9th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 9th round once.

11th round: [1dc in each of next 10dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 36dc.

12th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 12th round once.

14th round: [1dc in each of next 11dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 39dc.

15th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 15th round once.

17th round: [1dc in each of next 12dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 42dc.

18th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 18th round twice.

21st round: [1dc in each of next 12dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 3 times … 39dc.

22nd round: [1dc in each of next 11dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 3 times … 36dc.

23rd round: [1dc in each of next 4dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 30dc.

24th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 24dc. Beg to stuff. Cont to stuff as you go.

25th round: [1dc over next 2dc] 12 times … 12dc.

26th round: [1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 6dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. Complete stuffing. Using the tail of yarn, thread in and out around the last few decs and gently pull hole closed.

EYES (make 2)

Using 3.00mm hook and C3, make 2ch.

1st round: 4dc in 2nd ch from hook … 4dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

BEAK (worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and C4, work 2ch.

1st round: 4dc in 2nd ch from hook … 4dc.

2nd round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] twice … 6dc.

3rd round: 1dc in each of next 3dc, 1htr inc in each of next 3dc … 9 sts.

4th round: 1htr inc in each of next 3dc, 1htr in each of next 6 sts … 12htr. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

HEAD FEATHERS (make 3 – worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and C1, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 1st round twice. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

WINGS (make 2 – worked along both sides of starting ch)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, make 14ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 3ch, 1htr in each of next 5ch, 1tr in each of next 3ch, 8tr in last ch, turning as you go to work back along starting ch.

2nd row: Working back along starting ch: 1tr in each of next 3 sts, 1htr in each of next 5 sts, 1dc in each of next 4 sts. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

TAIL FEATHER (worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: 1dc in each dc to end.

2nd round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 9dc.

3rd round: 1dc in each dc to end.

4th round: [1dc in each of next 2dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 12dc.

5th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

6th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 15dc.

7th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

8th round: [1dc in each of next 4dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 18dc.

9th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

10th round: [1dc in each of next 5dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 21dc.

11th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Change to C1.

12th round: [1dc in each of next 6dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 24dc.

13th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

STICK (worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and C2, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 1st round 9 times.

11th round: 1dc over next 2dc, 4ch, 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 2ch, 1dc over next 2dc, 6ch, 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 4ch, 1dc over next 2dc, 8ch, 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 6ch, sl st to beg st. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

RED BERRIES (make 2 – worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and C5, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: [Inc in next dc] 6 times … 12dc.

2nd round: 1dc in each dc to end.

3rd round: [1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 6dc. Add small amount of stuffing. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

LARGE LEAF (worked along both sides of starting ch)

Using 3.00mm hook and C6, make 16ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1htr in next ch, 1tr in next ch, 1dtr in each of next 3ch, 1tr in each of next 4ch, 1htr in each of next 2ch, 1dc in each of next 2ch, 3dc in last ch, turning as you go to work back along starting ch.

2nd row: Working back along starting ch: 1dc in each of next 2 sts, 1htr in each of next 2 sts, 1tr in each of next 4 sts, 1dtr in each of next 1 sts, 1tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, sl st to beg dc, 3ch. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

SMALL LEAF (worked along both sides of starting ch)

Using 3.00mm hook and C6, work 10ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1htr in next ch, 1tr in next ch, 1dtr in each of next 2ch, 1tr in next ch, 1htr in next ch, 1dc in next ch, 3dc in last ch, turning as you go to work back along starting ch.

2nd row: Working back along starting ch: 1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 1tr in next st, 1dtr in each of next 2 sts, 1tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, sl st to beg dc, 2ch. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

HANGING RING

Using 3.00mm hook and all strands of silver embroidery thread, make 8ch, sl st to beg ch to form a ring.

1st round: 16dc into ring, sl st to beg dc … 16dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

FINISHING

Sew Beak to front of Head between rounds 5 and 10. Add small amount of stuffing before sewing closed. Sew Eyes to front sides of Head between rounds 4 and 7 approx 10 sts apart. Flatten Head Feathers and whip stitch end closed. Sew two to top of Head, followed by the Hanging Ring and then the third Head Feather. Sew Tail Feather to rear of lower Body between rounds 17 and 22 in a slight oval shape. Stuff before sewing closed. Sew Wings to sides of Body and Tail on a slight angle. Take Small Leaf and sew to top ch of Large Leaf. Using Large Leaf tail, sew Leaves to medium length branch of Stick. Sew Berries to top of Leaves so they hang. Using a length of C4, attach branch to underside of Body, wrapping firmly around the Stick 3 times to look like claws. Sew in all ends.

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