Crit Chicken by Robin Pronovost

Crit Chicken

by Robin Pronovost
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
One size
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Crit chicken, moonkin, owl bear. This versatile pattern was inspired by the Moonkins in a certain MMORPG (World of Warcraft) but can be used to create an Owl (omit the antlers) or a D&D Owlbear.

The colour instructions are only for the brown and tan critter pictured here. Substitute the colours with those of your choice for funky crit chicken fun or for crit chickens of different species.

I used scraps of yarn I had lying around, but I recommend using Knitpicks Shine or Brava for the colour choices available and machine-washability.

The skill level for this pattern is intermediate - you need to know how to knit in the round, pick up stitches and knit short rows.

What you need:
Needles: Size 4 (3.5mm) DPNs. Gauge is not important

Any worsted weight yarn will do. Approx 100 yards of Brown, tan and cream
Head MC- Brown
Body MC - Tan
CC 1 - Cream
CC2 Scraps of Yellow for feet/beak
CC3 Scraps of grey for
medallions (Or 6 buttons)
CC4 White scraps for feathers
Safety eyes or buttons for eyes
Polyfill stuffing
Beans (optional)