Cuckoo Knitting Pattern PDF

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This chubby little cuckoo would make a great gift and friend! He is inspired by the Marsden, Yorkshire, cuckoo festival that celebrates the local legend of the cuckoo:

“Many years ago the people of Marsden were aware that when the cuckoo arrived, so did the Spring and sunshine. They tried to keep Spring forever, by building a tower around the Cuckoo. Unfortunately, as the last stones were about to be laid, away flew the cuckoo. If only they’d built the tower one layer higher. As the legend says, it “were nobbut just wun course too low.”

Knitted flat and seamed, he uses short-row shaping to form his round belly and wings. He is easy and quick to knit in chunky yarn. Keep the spring sunshine in your life with this cheeky cuckoo!

Sizes:
One size measuring 23 cm (9″) by 15 cm (6″)

Yarn:
Chunky weight yarn with a small amount of yellow fingering weight yarn for beak detail

Shown in Wendy Merino Chunky (65m per 50g ball; 100% wool), colourways MC: pumice 2472 (light grey), CC1: cloud 2470 (white), CC2: soot 2477 (dark grey), and Wendy Mode Chunky (140m per 100g ball; 50% wool & 50% acrylic), colourways CC3: coal 220 (black).

MC: 40m (44 yds)

CC1: 30m (33 yds)

CC2: 40m (44 yds)

CC3: 2m (3 yds)

Needles & Notions:
4.5mm (US 7) knitting needles

Toy stuffing

Sewing needle

Gauge:
18 stitches and 30 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured over stocking stitch

Skills required:
Knit and purl stitches

Increase and decrease stitches

Pattern information:
Originally published May 2014.

Current version: Cuckoo_v2.0.pdf

PDF file size: 733kb



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