Christmas Gift Chicken

Christmas Gift Chicken

Knitters and crocheters are familiar with “yarn chicken”. Worrying about finishing a project before the yarn runs out. How about Christmas gift chicken?

Worrying About Finishing Christmas Gifts Chicken

A craft show customer really liked the cowl he bought from me at the show and wanted 5-8 more of them. As I noted in the last blog entry, I had three already and finished three new cowls. I had started a seventh one as well. He was anxious to get his gifts in the mail, so he ended up purchasing the six I had.

Since I wanted to make a few Christmas gifts myself, I put down the last cowl and picked up this mystery fragment of knitting.

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Doug suggested it might be a Knubbelchen Doll by Staci Perry.

Knubbelchen doll by Staci Perry

It wasn’t and there were no other guesses. You can scroll down to see a more complete photo of the project.

I’ll be seeing 3 of my grand-nieces/nephews on Saturday. I’m going to push myself to see if I can make three stuffed toy “Support Chickens”.

So I’m playing Christmas gift chicken both literally and figuratively now! I shouldn’t be so pleased with this clever wordplay, but alas, I am.

Current Knitting

Knitting, sewing, attaching plastic eyes…I’ve got a lot of work to do in a few days. Here’s what I’ve got so far.

Emotional Support Chicken 12-18-23 01

This….has turned into…

Emotional Support Chicken 12-18-23 02

Yes, I have a lot of work to do. Let’s see if I win in this game of double-entendre chicken.

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