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Fourth July Eagle Toy Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Fourth July Eagle Toy Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Garter , Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Celebrate the fourth of July with Val Pierce's eagle knitting pattern.

Designer Val Pierce’s majestic mascot will have everyone starry-eyed! As you can imagine, this eagle toy is created from a number of pieces, but it’s all essentially stocking stitch or garter stitch. The bow and hat are optional extras, and a glue gun makes assembling the hat easier.

What do I need?

Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK, 1002 Black, 1001 White, 100g of each, 1856 Dandelion, 1010 Matador, 1831 Lapis, 25g of each
Needles: 3.75mm
Felt: black, white, scraps
Safety toy stuffing
Stiff card (for hat, min): 17cm x 23cm
Star buttons: ten, 10mm
Glue gun
Tapestry needle


Eagle: 35cm tall
Hat: 8cm high

Top knit tip

You can appliqué the eyes with small stitches using a sewing needle and matching thread if you don’t have a glue gun.

Meet the designer

Designer Val Pierce is best known for her toy patterns. If you loved making this eagle toy, then why not knit Jason the Parrot? You can find even more toy designs from Val Pierce here.

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Techniques: Garter , Stocking Stitch

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