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A Partridge in a Pear Tree

Crochet the 12 birds of Christmas

Kerry Lord



ISBN: 9781911663263

Price: £11.99

Publication date: 1 October 2020

Category: Knitting & Crochet

A unique collection of crochet patterns for the 12 birds of Christmas.

Taking inspiration from the famous Christmas carol, Kerry Lord, author of the Edward’s Menagerie series and founder of TOFT yarns, has created this unique crochet collection. Including John the Spotted Woodpecker for 12 Drummers Drumming, Lydia the Greylag Goose for 6 Geese a-laying and, of course, Felix the Partridge in a pear tree, this is Christmas fun at its most creative.

Patterns include:
12 Drummers Drumming – John the Spotted Woodpecker
11 Pipers Piping – Nina the Sandpiper
10 Lords-a-Leaping – Agnes the Heron
9 Ladies Dancing – Loise the Cormorant
8 Maids-a-milking – Delilah the Cattle Egret
7 Swans-a-swimming – Margot the Black Swan
6 Geese a-laying – Lydia the Greylag Goose
5 Gold Rings – Gilbert the Pheasant
4 Calling Birds – Peter the Blackbird
3 French Hens – Ruth the Hen
2 Turtle Doves – Beatrice the Turtle Dove
And a Partridge – Felix the Partridge


Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Crochet ImaginariumEdward’s Crochet Doll Emporium, Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs and Edward’s Menagerie: The New Collection. She lives in Rugby with her husband, children and dog.