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A Partridge in a Pear Tree by Kerry Lord

$38.00

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A Partridge in a Pear Tree: Crochet the 12 Birds of Christmas is a special festive edition collection of 12 bird crochet patterns written and designed by Kerry Lord from TOFT.

Get in the mood for Christmas as your crochet your way through this colourful collection of birds, including a. Read all about the Christmas preparations of these kooky characters, their adorations and aversions, daydreams and delusions, and then crochet them for everyone you know to go under the tree.

The patterns use basic stitches and include step-by-step illustrations for beginners, so there’s no excuse to chicken out on learning a new hobby this Winter. 

These loveable birds are quick to make, using a super soft yarn in a sophisticated colour palette, and will become your best friends as their larger-than-life personalities and easy-to-use techniques get their claws into you. 

This book includes patterns for:

  • John the Spotted Woodpecker
  • Nina the Sandpiper
  • Agnes the Heron
  • Wallace the Cormorant
  • Fraser the Egret
  • Margot the Swan
  • Lydia the Greylag Goose
  • Gilbert the Pheasant
  • Peter the Blackbird/Calling Bird
  • Ruth the Hen
  • Beatrice the Turtle Dove
  • Felix the Partridge
Yarn Weight:
Range: Crochet Kit
Quantity:
Yarn Weight No. & Name USA Knitting Tension (Guage) Suggested Needle Size Crochet Tension (Guage) Suggested Hook Size
2-3 Ply 0: Lace 27-32 sts 2.25 - 3.25mm 32-42 sts* 1.5mm- 2.25mm
4 Ply 1: Super Fine 23-26 sts 2.50 - 3.50mm 21-32 sts 2.25-3.5mm
5 Ply 2: Fine 22-25 sts 2.75 – 3.75mm 16-20 sts 3.50-4.50mm
8 Ply 3: Light 21-24 sts 3.75 – 4.50mm 12-17 sts 4.50-5.50mm
10 Ply 4: Medium 16-20 sts 4.50 – 5.50mm 11-14 sts 5.50-6.50mm
12 Ply 5: Bulky 12-15 sts 5.50 – 8.00mm 8-11 sts 6.50-9.0mm
14 Ply 6: Super Bulky 6-11 sts 8.0mm – 12.75mm 7-9 sts 9.0-15mm
15 Ply + 7: Jumbo 6 or less sts 12.75mm + 6 or less sts 15mm+