A Chicken Is Born…

A Chicken Is Born…IMG_5975

  • big: 1.75mm hook and size 3 crochet cotton thread
  • little: 0.4mm hook and an ordinary polyester sewing thread

Abbreviations: (US crochet terms) 

  • ch=chain 
  • st/sts=stitch/stitches
  • ss=slip stitch
  • sc=single crochet
  • 2sc=inc=increase (2 single crochets in the same st)
  • dec=invisible decrease (insert hook in the front loop of the next 2sts, yarn over, pull through first 2 loops, yarn over and pull through both loops)

Please, check pictures for guidance. Make a magic ring, work in continuous spiral:

  1. 6sc into magic ring (6)IMG_5922
  2. 2sc in each st around (12)
  3. *inc, sc* repeat around (18)
  4. *sc, sc, inc* repeat around (24)
  5. *sc, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (30)
  6. sc in each st around (30)
  7. sc in each st around (30)
  8. sc in each st around (30)
  9. sc in each st around (30)
  10. sc in each st around (30)
  11. (make tail)  sc in each of next 6sts, ch1, skip 24sts, sc in each of next 2sts, dec, sc in each of next 2sts, fasten off, close off the opening
  12. (make neck&head) holding as shown in picture (tail from left), insert hook in 4th st , counting from tail and rejoin yarn, sc in same st and sc in each of next 3sts, dec twice across tail, sc in each of next 20sts and ch2 (26+2)
  13. skip 10st, sc in each of next 8sts, inc, sc in each of next 7sts, dec over ch2 of previous round (18)IMG_5924
  14. sc, sc, dec, sc in each of next 8sts, dec, sc, sc, dec (15)
  15. *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (12)
  16. sc in each st around (12)
  17. sc in each st around (12)
  18. *dec, sc, sc* repeat around (9)
  19. sc in each st around (9)
  20. sc in each st around (9)
  21. dec around (6)

Fasten off and close off the opening. Stuff. Using a needle close off the opening

 

Wings (x2): make a magic ring, work in rows, ch1 and turn after each row

  1. 5sc into magic ring, ch1 and turn  IMG_5919
  2. 2sc in each st across, ch1 and turn
  3. sc in each of next 4sts, 2sc in each of next 2sts, sc in each of next 4sts, ch1 and sc across (make approx 7sts)

Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing

 

 

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6 Responses to A Chicken Is Born…

  1. Margaret says:

    Wow, amazing how tiny this chicken is. Thank you for sharing this pattern.

    Have a pleasant day, Margaret

  2. Graciela Beatriz Depauli says:

    no podran pasar en español esta gallinita esta muy linda gracias

  3. Lusie says:

    Very cute

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