Parakeet knit kit - Sparky the Budgie knit kit - cute parakeet knit kit, knitting pattern, yarn and button badge! Perfect budgerigar gift
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Materials: acrylic yarn, cotton, beads, paper pattern, box
* All UK orders will be sent to arrive before Christmas by Royal Mail Tracked 48.
If you live outside the UK, I can't guarantee that this item will arrive in time for Christmas! *
Imagine the excitement of opening a box which contains everything that you need to knit an adorable budgie!
This beautifully presented Sparky the Budgie knit kit is handmade in the Scottish Highlands, and contains all the yarn and notions that you need to knit Sparky the blue budgie - add your own pair of 4mm (UK 8/ US 6) knitting needles, a yarn darning needle and an ordinary sewing needle, and you're ready to go. No need to order all the different yarns and bits and pieces – you can sit back, relax, and start knitting straight away. It's all there for you!
Sparky the budgerigar is 23cm / 9 inches tall - which is about the size of a real budgie/parakeet. So when you've finished knitting him, he's going to be the perfect size to sit and keep you company – and his little posable wire feet mean that he can cling to the object of your choice!
Everything is presented in a stylish and cute 28cm gift box, making this knit kit the perfect gift for a knitter or a parakeet lover - they'll love knitting the budgie, and having a new knitted friend, too!
What's included in your knit kit?
A full colour 6-page printed knitting pattern
5 different colours of high quality, soft DK acrylic yarn
2 different colours of 2 ply yarn
Polyester toy stuffing
Black cotton thread
Copper craft wire
A 38mm “pretty boy” budgie button badge
Knitting needles are not included as many knitters already own a pair - but if you'd like to add a pair to your kit, they are £2 - https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/799290550/4mm-metal-knitting-needles-for-bird-knit
All kit and parcel packaging is plastic-free, and recyclable.
Is Sparky easy to knit?
Yes! He is simply knitted flat on a pair of 4mm(UK 8/ US 6) knitting needles, making him a good project for a beginner: no need to knit in the round. Basic skills that you need to know: stocking stitch, increasing by knitting into the front and back of a stitch (inc 1) and decreasing by knitting 2 stitches together (k2tog). The 6 page knitting pattern includes detailed making up instructions and many colour photos to help you on your way. I've included a tutorial on making wire legs, too!
Do you ship outside the UK?
Yes! All overseas orders will be sent by tracked Royal Mail air mail for your peace of mind.
Shipping is £12 for as many kits as you would like to order.
Please allow a week to 10 days, but deliveries may take longer due to the current pandemic situation.
UK parcels will be sent by Royal Mail 48 (usually arrives in 2 days, but please allow a little longer given the current pandemic situation).
Shipping is just £4.50 for as many kits as you would like to order.
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1,737 reviews5 out of 5 stars
As a budgie fan I love everything about this - and my own non-wool blue budgie Bruno is well catered for too - he seems to have fallen in love with the mirror! Quite what he will make of his knitted counterpart remains to be seen... This arrived very promptly and well packaged. Highly recommended!
My second kit I’ve bought (also a gift), and the first one was great - I’ve no doubt this one will be too! The kit came really quickly, would definitely recommend.
I saw this budgie which reminded me of my childhood. I ordered it and it arrived quickly. Everything was packed neatly in to the box but first put into little bags and wrapped in tissue paper. I look forward to completing this project. There was also a leaflet of other patterns available. Excellent value for money too. I would definitely recommend this seller. Thank you 😊
Was delivered on time. It was beautifully packaged and everything was included, so you could start it straight away (just needed knitting needles) it was a joy to make, very clear instructions. Would make a brilliant gift, if you could bear to part with him.
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