Free Range Chicken

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Free Range Chicken

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Brighten up someone's day with this cute crochet chicken! Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Size

Single Size
Approx 13½ ins [34.5 cm] tall x 18 ins [45.5 cm] diameter.
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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 13½ ins [34.5 cm] tall x 18 ins [45.5 cm] diameter.

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Country Yellow, 01612Edit Color
$4.98

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Country Red, 01530Edit Color
$2.49

For Eyes

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Black, 00002Edit Color
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing.

The materials for this project cost $12.95

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 13½ ins [34.5 cm] tall x 18 ins [45.5 cm] diameter.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Country Yellow (01612) 2
Contrast A Country Red (01530) 1
For Eyes Black (00002) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Small amount of black yarn for eyes. Stuffing.

GAUGE

14 sc and 15 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

BODY
With MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
Cont as established, inc 8 sc every rnd until there are 72 sc. Place marker on last rnd.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last rnd until work from marked rnd measures 1½ ins [4 cm].
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – Sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sts.
Next 5 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 56 sts.
Next 5 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Cont as established, dec 8 sc on next and following 6th rnd. 40 sc rem.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 30 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 20 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.

Comb (make 2).
With A, ch 18.
1st row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 17 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each hdc aross. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 4 dc in first hdc. *Miss next hdc. Sl st in next hdc. Miss next hdc. 7 dc in next hdc. Rep from * to last 4 hdc. Miss next hdc. Sl st in next hdc. Miss next hdc. 5 dc in last hdc. Fasten off.
With WS tog, sew top and side edges of Comb pieces tog using whip st.
Sew to top of Body.

Wings (make 4).
With MC, ch 2.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. 1 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in sc. Turn. 2 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. 3 sc.
4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 4 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 5 sc.
6th and 7th rows: As 4th and 5th rows. 7 sc.
8th and 9th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
10th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 5 sts.
11th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Turn. 3 sts.
12th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. 2 sts. Fasten off. Place WS of 2 Wings facing each other and join MC with sl st through both thicknesses. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around Wing to join having 3 sc in tip of Wing. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew Wings to side of Body.

Beak
With A, ch 9.
1st rnd: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 6 ch. 3 sc in last ch. Do not turn. Working in rem loops of foundation ch, 1 sc in each ch to last ch. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (2 sc in next sc) 3 times. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Claws (make 2).
Toes: (make 3)
With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd to 4th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Do not fasten off at end of 3rd Toe.
Join Toes: 1 sc in each sc around 3rd Toe. 1 sc in each sc around 2nd Toe. 1 sc in each sc around 1st Toe. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

Cont as follows:
Leg: 1st and 2nd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 5 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sts.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last rnd until Leg measures 3 ins [7.5 cm], join MC at end of last rnd.
Next rnd: With MC, ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 25 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Fold Contrast A section of Leg and sew sides tog to form Foot as shown in picture. Stuff top of Leg and attach to bottom of Body.

Finishing
Attach Beak to front of Body. With black yarn, embroider eyes using satin st.