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Yarn Birdy Knit Toys

Toy knitting patterns that:

DELIGHT your inner child.

INSPIRE experimentation

can be KNIT QUICKLY with the yarn you already have IN YOUR STASH

are perfect for the INTERMEDIATE or ADVENTUROUS BEGINNER knitter

Piet the Walrus

Loves lounging around the sand with his other walrus friends. An fun intermediate-level pattern knit in-the-round

purchase on etsy / purchase on ravelry

Lasse the Whale

Loves laying next to your pillow and bringing you dreams of wide ocean adventures as you sleep. An adventurous beginner/intermediate pattern knit flat.

purchase on etsy / purchase on ravelry

Simple Storybook Dolls

Pippi Longstocking, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, or any character you dream of. A customizable intermediate level pattern.

Coming soon.


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Kitchener Stitch Tutorial

How to Graft Stitches with Kitchener Stitch: Kitchener Stitch is a binding-off technique that allows you to smoothly and invisibly graft together two pieces of “live” knitting (knitting still on your needles). I use Kitchener Stitch to finish the shoulders of the...

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Finished Knit: Raglan Baby Cardigan

I've said it before, and I still feel this way: baby sweaters are nearly as fun and creative to knit as toys. They are so quick, and even if they aren't perfect (and mine aren't!), you put them on a cute baby, which makes them instantly amazing. I started...

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And now with pdf pattern downloads

Hi readers? Anyone still there? I know I abandoned you for a few months, and I'm sorry about that. I hope you had amazing autumns and are enjoying a December with lots of knitting time. After the birth of my second baby in May, I was plugging along, still knitting,...

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Hi, I’m Alexis, founder of Yarn Birdy. I’m constantly creating toy knitting patterns to inspire creativity and awaken our love for the cute and the playful. I’m thrilled you’re visiting. Learn More about Alexis and Yarn Birdy


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