Although spring is all but around the corner, it was entirely too windy and bitter cold today to venture outside for long. I opted to play with a pattern and thought I’d try something that brings warmer climates to mind. This little Budgie pattern is simple, but getting the stitches just right is a bit more challenging. I used two strands of black floss for the decorative stitching throughout this bird. I think he would have turned out better if I’d used one strand at the head, increasing to two and then three strands as I worked my way down the back and wing. Play with the colors and patterns to create your own Budgie. I’d love to see what you come up with!