Learn to Crochet the 12 Birds of Christmas

By Kerry Lord, TOFT UK

Learn to Crochet the 12 Birds of Christmas

By Kerry Lord, TOFT UK


Learn to crochet from scratch, or revise and perfect your skills with this workshop. It includes all techniques to make all 12 birds from the book, but will specifically focus on John the Spotted Woodpecker in the 90-minute session.

You will learn how to hold the hook, how to hold your yarn, all about managing your tension, the double crochet, half treble and treble stitches, all the basics of 3D crochet, and finishing techniques including stuffing and sewing up. Suitable for all abilities.

Materials you will need:

Materials can be purchased from suppliers of the Beyond K&S Shopping Hub, available here: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/shopping-hub

Bookers will receive full joining instructions and a session materials list. Plus, there will also be details of patterns, advance preparation guides and links of where kits can be purchased if these are applicable to your session.  


Alternatively, a kit from the tutor can be purchased here, priced at £40.00 or you can use materials from your own stash.

Preparation ahead of your class

Click on the links below to purchase the items required for this class. Options from Toft UK include:

OPTION 1 – Kerry Lord 12 Birds Masterclass Pack
Click here to purchase.

This kit contains: 100g of DK yarn in the colours to make John the Woodpecker (25g of Cream, 25g of Ruby, 25g of Black and 25g of Steel), a copy of Kerry’s latest book: ‘A Partridge in a Pear Tree’, featuring 12 patterns, toy stuffing, a sewing up needle, and a 3mm crochet hook, as well as 13 bonus digital mini bird patterns and a collectable iron-on patch.

OPTION 2 – A Partridge in a Pear Tree Book by Kerry Lord

If you have your own materials listed in the kit above, you can purchase the pattern and book for the class here.

During the class you will be making John the Woodpecker.


Access to the session

This session has already taken place. If you booked this session you will receive a recording of the to watch again or you can purchase it today on-demand. The On-Demand recordings will be available to view until 11:59 pm GMT on 28 February 2021.

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About the Tutor: Kerry Lord

Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director behind the TOFT luxury British yarn brand.  A best-selling crochet author since 2014, her easy-to-follow patterns and TOFT kits have taught tens of thousand of people to crochet all around the world. 

Tutor contacts

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