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Free Pattern: Chicken Shawl

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Your wish is ever my command, my darlings. Without further ado, I give you the Chicken Shawl. This triangular shawl is worked in garter stitch with DK yarn on size 7 needles. The front two corners are tacked together, because chickens can’t use shawl pins.

chicken shawl

FYI for those who may care to make one for their own baby chickens: chickens do not seem to be very fond of knitwear. When I put the Chicken Shawl on Martha, she laid down and would not get back up again until it had been removed. Although this was a fine display of non-violent resistance, it made photography difficult.

chicken shawl


1. Cast on 1 stitch. KFB.

2. (And every wrong-side row) Knit across.

3. (And every right-side row) KFB, knit across to last stitch, KFB.

Continue for about 4 inches, or to size. Cast off, and use cast-off tail to tack the front corners together. Apply to your chicken and admire.

chicken shawl

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