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Beaded Vintage Quetzal

First seen in the 2021 TOFT Advent CAL, this attractive and impressive bird involes lots of unique and fun techniques and you can watch all the crochetalong daily technique vidoes on @edscrochetalong should you wish to refer them.

This pattern’s classically festive colours, with the addition of light-catching beads make him fit for even the grandest of mantelpieces.

This cute crochet bird project forms part of our 'Edward's Menagerie' collection of amigurumi crochet toys designed by Kerry Lord. This amigurumi crochet bird project contains our luxurious pure wool DK yarn and an easy-to-follow downloadable pattern.

THIS KIT CONTAINS: 150g of TOFT's luxury DK pure wool in the colours of your choice.
Shown here using:
Colour one: 50g Lime
Colour two: 25g Ruby
Colour three: 25g Teal
Colour four: 25g Shale
Colour five: 25g Sapphire
Ruby TOFT Glass Beads (approx. 100)

The crochet pattern is provided digitally in .pdf format. You can download this from a link that will appear at the bottom of your order confirmation email and in your MY TOFT library. You can log in and re-download the pattern at your convenience.

YOU WILL NEED: To complete your Resplendent Quetzel you will need a few added extras including a 3mm crochet hook, toy stuffing (ours is 100% recycled polyester), Black yarn for facial features and a wool needle. Find everything you need in our haberdashery section.

MEASUREMENTS: When finished your bird will be approximately 26cm from feet to top of crest.

SKILL LEVEL 3: This kit is more suitable for those with some crochet experience.

IT WILL TAKE: Approximately 10-15 hours crochet time.

PLEASE NOTE: This design is not suitable as a toy for children if using glass beads. It is designed for you to enjoy making, and to display for years to come.

All orders are hand-picked and packed by our team in Warwickshire into our fully recyclable and reusable packaging.