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Hi, my name us Denise, l qm the Community Champion at Morrison's Hillsborough.  We will be holding an Easter event instore to help us raise money for our charity partner.


If anyone could help us with some knitted Chicks for Easter so we can sell and raise Money for CLIC Sargent we would very much appreciate your support, Thank you


Here’s the pattern 

Knitted Easter Chicks
(To fit over a Cadburys Creme Egg)
You will need:
Any coloured double knit wool
A pair of needles UK size 11 (3mm)
Orange felt for the beaks
Black felt or thread of the eye
Cotton Wool Ball/ toy stuffing for head
Coloured Ribbon to finish off
Cadburys Creme Egg
Cast on 20 sts
Knit 1 row
Inc in 1st st, k8, inc into next 2 sts, knit to end (23sts)
Inc in 1st st, k9, inc into next 2 sts, knit to end (26sts)
Inc in 1st st, k11, inc into next 2 sts, knit to end (29sts)
Inc 1 st at the beginning of every row until 42 sts are on the needle
Cast off 11 sts at the beginning of next 2 rows (20 sts)
Increase 1 st at the beginning of the next 4 rows (24sts)
Knits 4 rows
K2, then k2tog to last 2 sts, k2 (14sts)
Knit 4 rows
K2, then k2tog to last 2sts, k2 (9sts)
Draw wool through rem 9 sts and pull tight
With that piece of wool, sew round the edge of work to the beginning st leaving the cast on edge open so that the egg can be inserted.
Stuff the head with a cotton wool ball, sew around the neck and gather in.
Sew 2 eyes with fine black wool and stick or sew a diamond shaped piece of orange felt for the beak.
Tie a thin piece of ribbon around the neck in a bow.
Fill with egg and check it doesn’t drop out when holding chick by head. Add extra stitches to tighten if required.

Please hand in your finished chicks to Morrisons Hillsborough Customer Services marked Easter Chicks for the Community Champion by 25th March 2020
Please complete the tear of slip below and enclose in your parcel of knitted Chicks.
Name ____________________________ Email Address __________________________
Address __________________________________________________________________
No.chicks enclosed ______
Thank you for your support, all money raised will go directly to CLIC Sargent Young Lives vs Cancer.

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