*eagle feather* earrings

Eagle feather earrings (wall hanging) Knitting Pattern 5.50 USD instant download.

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Eagle feathers are sacred symbols. (It is illegal to own a real one in the United States without special permission.) The gift of eagle medicine comes to one who has been through a stretch of personal darkness. The vision of the eagle soaring through the sky is truly a redemption story! It is victory over all shadows and fear. Like a rainbow, it tells the story of rising over trouble to see the situation from a wide eagle-eye-view. f you feel called to work with Eagle as sacred medicine for your healing journey, know that you have a relationship with a powerful ally. This is a way to represent that bond where no bird will ever be harmed. Boundless gratitude to Chief Three Hawks for his sacred gift.

Owl Experience Level: Beginner

Finished measurements:
Before felting: 8 inches x 2.5 inches measured flat.
After felting: 5 inches x 1.75 inches measured flat.

Yarns used: fingering/4-ply weight WOOL such as:
Knit Picks Palette 50 g – 231 yds – 211 m, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool. 1 ball of each of the following:
MC: Cream SKU: 23730
CC1:  Asphalt Heather SKU: 24243
Be sure to use 100% wool or another felting fiber, and do a test swatch first to be sure it will felt. 

24 sts and 30 rows = 4 x 4 inches in St st stitch using
US 4 needles. Use needles necessary for you to get gauge!

A pair of US 4 (3.5 mm) double pointed needles, tapestry needle, dish soap & hot water, hook earrings, a branch or dowel if you are making a wall hanging.

Tiny owl stitch dictionary: (list of terms used in pattern)

CC 1, 2 etc: contrasting color 1, 2 etc.
k2tog:knit the next two stitches together.
kfb: Knit into the front & back of next stitch. (creates 1 stitch.)
MC:  main color
(RS): right side
sl1 k2tog psso: Slip one stitch purlwise, knit the next 2 sts together, then pass slipped stitch over next and off needles.
ssk:slip next 2 sts knitwise onto your right needle, insert left needle purlwise into the front of the sts and knit them tog.
St st: stockinette/stocking stitch. knit a row, purl a row.
(WS):wrong side

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