Fancy Hen by Ella Austin.
Fancy Hen makes a cheerful addition to the home. The colourwork design is inspired by patterned ceramic tiles and the flower motif is similar to traditional fairisle designs.
You can use Fancy Hen as a cushion or soft toy; or add weights and use as a doorstop or bookend. Finished size 28 cm/11.25” long and 30 cm/12" tall from base to tip of comb.
You will need:
Two hanks of Dovestone DK, 1 each of MC and CC1, and 10g of CC2.
Hen 1 is shown in Parkin (MC) and Filey (CC1). Hen 2 is shown in Yorkstone (MC) and Endeavour (CC1). CC2 for both hens is Bantam.
3mm/US2.5 25cm/10" long dpns or 80cm circular for magic loop; 2.5mm/US 1.5 dpns.
Two buttons for eyes, a stitch marker, scrap yarn and toy stuffing.