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The Thirteen Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon

Posted by on 31 Oct, 2011 in Uncategorized | 24 comments

Coo… Coo… ARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHH!!! It’s Halloween (my favourite day of the year) and for your viewing pleasure I have convinced my fibre-feathered friend, Cooey the Pigeon (star of my Stitch London book) to take part in a handmade Halloween gallery.

Ladies and Gents, the horror of The Thirteen Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon.

Warning: Some of the following scenes may cause a severe case of collywobbles. Please proceed with caution. You have been warned.

1. Death by Black-hearted Feline Foe

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Blackhearted Feline

2. Death by chop

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by chop

3. Death by craft voodoo

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Craft Voodoo

4. Death by psychedelia

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by psychedelia

5. Death by Ginger Moggie who can’t stand the sight of blood

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Ginger 2

6. Death by divine intervention

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Holiness

7. Death by dastardly Disney monster

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by monster

8. Death by parallel parking

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Parking

9. Death by Disembowling but Not Really Hungry Ginger Moggie

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Disinterested Ginger

10. Death by Unexpected Beaded Squid

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Unexpected Beaded Squid

11. Death by thud

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by Thud

12. Death in 10 seconds on full power

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death in 10 Seconds

13. Death by descending

The 13 Deaths of Cooey the Pigeon - Death by stairs

Happy Handmade Halloween, folks.

(Please note: no knitted pigeons or hungry cats were harmed in the making of this series of photos)


If you fancy making your own Cooey and treating her abominably there’s a free Knit the Pigeon kit in the front of every copy of the Stitch London book. The kit contains everything you need to make a Cooey of your own. You’ll have to provide your own blood, guts and dangly eyeball though.

I’d love to see pics of the horrific adventures of your own purly pigeons too. Feel free to upload them to Planet Whodunnknit to share them with the world.

24 Comments

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  1. Laureen

    BWAHAHAHAHAHA!! V-e-r-y brilliant! I am posting something off very soon that Cooey definitely should NOT get too close too…may result in another yarny death! :-/

  2. Kate

    bwahahhaha! Poor Cooey! love it though.

  3. April

    If I had to pick, “Death by Unexpected Beaded Squid” would be the way to go.

  4. Sarah McIntyre

    Best thing EVER! (I am deeply ashamed of you, missus.)

  5. Karen

    Haha that’s brilliant! Lovely ginger moggy, although not of handsome as mine of course (biased) :D

  6. Tess

    I almost experienced death by laughter. Thanks for the sacrifice Cooey.

  7. Shaaron Sellars

    Great stuff, Deadly! I laughed out loud at all, but my favorite was by psychedelia. And in 10 seconds on full power. And by thud. And by divine intervention. And by parallel parking. I liked all deaths, really.

  8. spudart

    I love this series to death!

  9. Liz Washburn

    My eleven-year-old son (whose sense of humor is a bit dark) loved your pictures, and I have to admit I did, too. Very clever.

  10. JOsie

    LOLALOT :) thanks :)

  11. jet

    LOL awesome, poor Cooey, happely it’s still alive, the magic of wool.LOL
    thanks for the sharing.LOL

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