Hope you are all well, staff will be maintain an outreach in reach for members this week. Below is a post from Celbridge library and we I know there are a lot of avid knitters out there and that you ll all be missing this years yarn bomb.
What you need: – Any ball of double knitting wool-
4 mm knitting needles-
4 mm crochet hook.
Wings:Cast on 16 stitches.Row 1 knit.Row 2 knit.Row 3. Knit 1 ssk knit to last 3 stitches knit 2 together knit 1 (14 stitches )ssk is (slip 2 stitches one at a time, knit two slipped stitches together.)You can follow this in the pictures.Row 4 knit.Repeat rows 3 and 4 until 4 stitches remain.Next row. Knit 1, M1 knit to last stitch M1 knit 1.(6 stitches)M1 is Make 1 stitch by knitting into back of loop between two stitches.Next row knit.Repeat last 2 rows until you have 20 stitches.Cast off.Body and tailChain 12 with 4 mm crochet hook.Slip stitch into 2 nd chain from hook and each of the next 4 chain, chain 4. Place wings between 4 chain just made and 6 chain remaining ( bunch up to fit.)Slip stitch into third chain from end, chain 2 and fasten off and tie knots at ends. Sew in loose threads.