A little robin

I wanted to make an appliqué for my daughter's Christmas jumper and I ended up with the Christmas ornaments 😉 image   Instructions: you will need 3 circles (front, back in brown and a red belly) start with a magic ring, each round starts with a chain and ends with a slip stitch red belly: 1. 6sc in the magic ring, sl st (6) 2. Ch1, 2sc in each st, sl st (12) 3. Ch1, *sc, 2sc in the next st * repeat around, sl st (18) fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing front part (in brown): 1. 6sc in the magic ring, sl st (6) 2. Ch1, 2sc in each st, sl st (12) 3. Ch1, *sc, 2sc in the next st * repeat around, sl st (18) 4. Ch1, *sc, 2sc, sc* repeat around, sl st (24) 5. Ch1, 2sc, sc in the next 3 st(s), 2sc, sc, now make the wing (ch2 1sl st back), sc in the next 2st(s), 2sc, sc in the next 3st(s), 2sc, sc in the next 3st(s), 2sc, sc, sc, another wing (ch2 1sl st back), sc, 2sc, sc in the next 3 st(s), sl st fasten off back part (in brown): 1. 6sc in the magic ring, sl st (6) 2. Ch1, 2sc in each st, sl st (12) 3. Ch1, *sc, 2sc in the next st * repeat around, sl st (18) 4. Ch1, *sc, 2sc, sc* repeat around, sl st (24) 5. Ch1, *2sc, sc in the next 3st(s)* repeat around, sl st (30) fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing    
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9 Responses to A little robin

  1. Nichola Leggett says:

    Hello

    I love this Robin. You said you think this was done with cotton thread is this the same as embroidery cotton.

  2. Sarah McCloy says:

    These are super cute little robins and great fun to make! I wondered if you give permission for any that I make to be sold please?

  3. sheelagh Franklin says:

    is this uk stitches?

  4. sheelagh Franklin says:

    is this uk crochet? Would love to give them a try

  5. Ann Dodd says:

    Hi,

    OMG I’ve just discovered you – how fabulous are your designs?!?!?!!!!

    Love this little robin but could you give me more information re yarn and hook size please? Would love to make them as earrings

    • Uljana says:

      hi
      to be honest, I don’t remember. most likely, it’s size 3 crochet cotton thread with 1.75mm hook (or size 5 thread and 1.0mm hook).
      thank you

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