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And here I was thinking you were talking about a sweater for a chicken.  That's a real thing people make.
 
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Casie Becker wrote:And here I was thinking you were talking about a sweater for a chicken.  That's a real thing people make.



That's what I thought when I read the thread title
 
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Yep.  My plan to make a clickbait title worked.

Tehe
 
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r ranson wrote:Yep.  My plan to make a clickbait title worked.

Tehe



Lol! Man I took the bait pretty hard
 
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Oh gosh, now I feel really silly....I expected a sweater with chickens on it!  😳
 
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What's really funny is when I was thinking of the title, I thought "hm... which would get the most clicks?  A sweater with a chicken or a chicken with a sweater?  I'll make the title ambiguous but slightly in favour of the latter... that will get them clicking."

I thought the sweater was so nifty, I wanted to share it with as many people as possible.

(by the way, if someone wanted to knit that sweater in my size, I would be interested in negotiating a deal with you.  Maybe I could pay with an excessive amount of handspun yarn?  Send me a PM if you're interested)
 
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I only thought of this New Yorker classic cartoon. A sweater made of chickens would be very warm!
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Keeping Warm by George Booth in the New Yorker 1975
 
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Fun cartoon Rebecca! I like the chicken shoes they made me think of the Simpsons episode when evil Mr. Burns sings about his clothes made from animals.

 
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I expected a feather sweater.
 
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Awesome thread for catching attention.  Chicken feathers glued to a sweater would be my limit with creating clothes.  It would probably match well with the dog hair my clothes somehow attract...that could be a pretty warm combination for this cold weather!
 
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Nostalgia wave!!!

My grandmother knitted me a similar sweater when I was a kid - probably around 8. Instead of chickens, it had turtles.
 
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Sooooooo cute!!!

(I have actually knitted a chicken sweater, for a friend who ran a farm rescue and had a chicken with almost no feathers. Poor little thing was cold, I know how to knit, ta-da. It was so cute it was painful)
 
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Tereza Okava wrote: I have actually knitted a chicken sweater, for a friend who ran a farm rescue and had a chicken with almost no feathers. Poor little thing was cold, I know how to knit, ta-da. It was so cute it was painful



No chance of a picture of her wearing it Tereza?  I'm picturing it in my mind....so sweet!
 
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I wish! I never think of photos til it's too late. It was super cute though (the chicken, the sweater was not memorable).
 
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