Beaver Festival Custom Gifts Blog post. Left: Picking up live stitches for the linen stitch tail in Patons Silk Bamboo in Coal. Right: Perfectly realistic-looking tail in linen stitch. Ears, arms, and legs with cute details make the beaver come alive. Thread the tail through the last row and cinch the beaver’s head shut. L: Casting on bamboo DPNs with Berroco Ultra Alpaca yarn in Potting Soil Mix. R: Beaver body curves and live stitches on hold for the tail.