I am sorry you hate living in Natick, MA – have you considered moving?
I do not know how to write on chenille – permenant marker perhaps? It can write on everything else.
I still do not have a pattern for a knit chicken. Or patterns to knit for chickens. I’m not sure which you were after.
If you find that ‘Irish Knit Tea’ please let me know – it sounds right up my alley.
And the secret to making a good white sauce is to use very fresh milk and butter for it, cook it very slowly for a long time after you have stirred the milk into the roux, and finish with a tiny tiny grating of whole nutmeg.
Search terms – gotta love ’em…