10 of the Most Perfect Pigeons in Knit & Crochet

10 of the Most Perfect Pigeons in Knit & Crochet

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All that AND a bag of chips

All that AND a bag of chips … made by Clare Sams.

:: made by MadMonkeyKnits, pattern available via Etsy ::

:: made by MadMonkeyKnits, pattern available via Etsy ::

This custom piece by CraftyHedgehog is one of my favourites ever. Read more about it via Ravelry.

:: This custom piece by CraftyHedgehog is one of my favourites ever. Read more about it via Ravelry. ::

In 2011, this pigeon wore a different cowl everyday ... as detailed by Cat Bordhi.

:: In 2011, this pigeon wore a different cowl everyday … as detailed by Cat Bordhi. ::

Rainbow Pigeon (Carolina Parakeet) made by Laurel Roth as part of Biodiversity Reclamation Suits for Urban Pigeons: Carolina Parakeet

:: Affectionately dubbed the “Rainbow Pigeon” (it’s a Carolina Parakeet), this pigeon was made by Laurel Roth as part of her “Biodiversity Reclamation Suits for Urban Pigeons” series. ::

Perhaps the most famous fiber pigeon of all, this is Cooey the Pigeon. A pigeon knitting kit comes with every copy of Stitch London: 20 Kooky Ways to Knit the City and More by Lauren O'Farrell.

:: Perhaps the most famous fibery pigeon of all, this is Cooey the Pigeon. Made by Lauren O’Farrell, author of Stitch London: 20 Kooky Ways to Knit the City and More. ::

This beautiful white crochet pigeon is the creation of Anne-Claire Petit.

:: This beautiful white crochet pigeon is the creation of Anne-Claire Petit. ::

:: Make this young pigeon yourself — free pattern. ::
:: A post about knit and crochet pigeons would not be complete without MochiMochi Land! Get the free pattern for her ::

:: A post about pigeons would not be complete without MochiMochi Land! Get the free pattern for her “Tiny Perching Pigeons”. ::

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:: Because they’re too gorgeous not to share, here’s another crochet pigeon made by Laurel Roth as part of her “Biodiversity Reclamation Suits for Urban Pigeons” series. ::





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5 Comments

  1. Tammy

    is there a free pattern for the rainboe pigeon i have been looking for something loke this

  2. Pilar de la Cruz

    Where I could find this pattern? I love birds and I really want to do this project. Thanks.

  3. idelma medina

    buenisimo, yo tejo crochet pero nunca pense que se podia hacer paloma s las felicito de corazon

  4. Laurel Roth

    Hi,

    I make the Biodiversity Suits pictured above (the Carolina Parakeet and the Passenger Pigeon). Thanks for including them in this great list! I’ve been getting a lot of emails asking for my pattern, and I just want to let everyone know that I make them up as I go along and don’t write them down. As much as I appreciate the kind words and interest, there is no pattern to share.

    Best Wishes,

    Laurel Roth

  5. zelia

    lindos trabalhos, ameiiiiii; ”PARABENS!!!!

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