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Easy Knitted Bird House Storage Box Knitting Pattern

Easy Knitted Bird House Storage Box

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Nicola Valiji

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 5 / 3.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Download and knit Nicola Valiji's simple birdhouse project.

This ingenious birdbox design is not only a joy to look at with all its little details, it’s practical too. Nicola Valiji has cleverly designed this knit so that you can lift up the roof to store chocolate eggs inside for Easter, which is sure to delight the children! Don’t be intimidated by the making up instructions, if you take care with your measurements and label your individual pieces, the construction of your birdhouse project should take no time at all.

What do I need?

Yarn: Deramores Studio DK, shades Frost, Lime, Rose, Blue Haze, Citrine, Lavender, Oatmeal, Chocolate, one 100g ball of each
Needles: 3.75mm
Crochet Hook: 3.75mm
Tapestry needle
Needle and sewing thread
Safety toy stuffing


Birdhouse height: 18cm
Birdhouse depth: 14cm
Base depth: 20cm
Bird height: 4cm

Top knit tips

The roof of your Birdhouse is kept secure using a crochet chain. To create this chain, make a slip knot and slide it onto your hook. With the slip knot facing you, bring your yarn over from the back to the front and hook it. Pull the yarn through your slip knot to produce your first finished chain stitch.

Attach the roof to the project last, so it is sturdy before sewing it into place.

Meet the designer

Nicola Valiji is a regular designer for Let's Knit Together – she first learned how to knit while making a Jean Greenhowe doll with help from her nan. If you enjoyed making this pattern, why not make this rainbow wreath next? You can view more of Nicola's designs here.

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Techniques: Basic Shaping, Stocking Stitch

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