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First Flight: peace cranes

I’ve been so taken with the knitnowar 1,o0o felted cranes that I made a few for holiday gifts last month. Though not doves, they seem entirely appropriate to nest in the TikkunTree. The pattern is simple (yes, it really does “fold” like an origami crane), and when made in Peace Fleece’s Arctic White, it’s a lovely alternative to the more complicated knitted or crocheted dove patterns out there. And it’s a quick introduction to felting (or fulling, to be more precise).

Making a few more of these for the tree will be my peaceful start to the new year.

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