Height: Approx. 8.5cm. Length: Approx. 9cm.
Spindrift, 100% Pure Shetland Wool from Jamieson’s of Shetland.
25g shade 1200 Nutmeg.
1 pair of straight needles 3mm (US 2.5).
10×10 cm = 26sts and 38 rows stocking stitch on 3mm (US2.5).
The hen is worked flat and sewn together.
Eyes and beak are embroidered.
Comb and tail feather are made by wool tufts attached with a crotchet needle.
The hen is felted in a washing machine or by hand wash.
If the filling is left out the hen can be used as an egg cozy.
The kit contains 3 shades of yarn.
The body of the hen can be knitted in one shade with comb and tail feathers in contrasting shade.
Make different colour combinations, this ensures that
shades are used equally.
Design: Tina Vejlø Andersen ©2012
This is an English pattern for download only.
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