With their pink and crimson plumage, long legs and necks, and strongly hooked bills, flamingos cannot be mistaken for any other type of bird. These beauties have long fascinated people. An accurate cave painting of a flamingo, found in the south of Spain, dates back to 5,000 B.C. Today, images of flamingos are found in literature (Alice used them as croquet mallets in Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll), and immortalized as plastic lawn ornaments! The pattern details are dense with cabling, creating a look that gives the illusion of flamingo feathers all in a row as flamingos flock together.
This pattern is cuff-down.
NOTIONS: Stitch marker (Optional), cable needle, tapestry needle for weaving ends.
PATTERN STYLE: The pattern contains written as well as chart instructions. There is a key and full abbreviation list included as well.
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate. Use of a cable needle.
YARN: This pattern is better suited for solid or lightly tonal yarn to show off the