Amigurumi Little Chicken-Free Pattern

Simple handmade crochet cute Amigurumi Little Chicken is a great gift to a kid.

little chicken - preview



 

At Mycrochetpattern you can find easy to understand tutorial on how to crochet this beautiful toy, techniques used, necessary thread and hooks and video guide for this crochet pattern. You can download a printable instruction in PDF format for free at the end of the lesson.

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Skill level:

Easy

Materials used

Crochet hook 1-2 mm
Yarn: Alize Softy, thinner yarn for paws and beak.
Wire for legs (0.7 – 1 mm), filler, a pair of eyes, scissors, pliers, needle.

 

Video tutorial

 

Writing instructions to crochet

Head and body

head and body

 

Row 1: 6 sc in mc (6)

Row 2: (inc)*6 (12)

Row 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)

Row 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)

Row 5-7: 24 sc

Row 8: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)

Row 9: (2 sc, dec)*3 (15)

Row 10: 3 inc, 12 sc (18)

Row 11: 6 inc, 12 sc (24)

Row 12: 24 sc

Row 13: 18 sc, 4 inc, 2 sc (28)

Row 14: 4 sc, 4 inc, 20 sc (32)

 

Select the tummy:

  • 16 sc, turn
  • 16 sc, turn
  • 18 sc (2 of them in the step resulting from the turning rows)

 

Row 15: 35 sc

Row 16: (3 sc, inc) *4, 6 sc, 2 dec, 7 sc (36)

 

Select the tummy:

  • 18 sc, turn
  • 18 sc, turn
  • 18 sc, turn. Next, crochet a triple decrease on the step which we got from the turning rows. Set up the hook between the turning rows, then into the corner of the step, and then into the first non-knit loop of row 16, and attach them together. This way, we smooth the step.
  • 16 sc, and again a triple decrease. Set the hook in the remaining free loop of row 16, then into the corner of the step, and then between the turning rows.

 

Row 17: 36 sc

Row 18: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)

Row 19: (1 sc, dec)*6, 12 sc (24)

Row 20: (1 sc, dec)*6, 6 sc (18)

 

Select the tail:

  • 6 sc, turn
  • 5 sc, turn
  • 4 sc

 

Row 21: triple dec, 5 dec, triple dec, 4 sc

Row 22: 5 dec. Close the hole in any way. Thread secure and hide.

 

Wings (2 parts)

wings

Row 1: 6 sc in mc (6)

Row 2: (inc)*6 (12)

Row 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)

Row 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)

Fold in half and crochet 12 sc for both halves. Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing.

 

Beak

beak

Row 1: 5 sc in mc (5)

Row 2: 5 sc

Row 3: 2 sc, inc, 2 sc (6)

Row 4: (2 sc, inc)*2 (8)

Row 5: (dc, chain, dc) in one chain, 6 sc, dc

Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing. Sew the beak to the head.

 

Sculpt the eyes.

sculpt the eyes - step-2 sculpt the eyes - step-1

Fasten a thin yarn of the same color of the main one under the beak which was previously sewn. Thread through where the first eye should be, then where the second eye should be, and again under the beak. Tighten and fasten off the yarn, but do not cut it yet.

 

Put the eyes into the eye sockets and attach them with glue (if necessary, you can reshape them with already glued eyes using the same yarn).

put the eyes into the eye sockets and attach them with glue

 

Sew the wings to the body.

sew the wings to the body

 

Make the base for the legs using pliers.

make the base for the legs using pliers legs

Leave the end of the wire about 5 cm long, bend 3 fingers of the same length and then a shorter finger, and leave a piece of the wire of the same length at the end.

 

Foot parts

foot parts

1) big finger (3 pcs)

Row 1: 5 sc in mc (5)

Row 2-6: 5 sc

Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing.

 

2) little finger

Row 1: 5 sc in mc (5)

Row 2-4: 5 sc

Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing.

 

3) foot

Row 1: 8 sc in mc (8)

Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing.

 

4) shin

Foundation chain: 6 ch, join with a sl st to form a ring.

Row 1-7: 5 sc

Row 8: 5 inc

Fasten off and cut the yarn, leaving the end for sewing.

 

Assembly

Put all the fingers on the workpiece and sew them together. From the bottom, sew the foot to all the fingers. And on top, sew the shin (the end of the part with 5 increases is sewn to the fingers). Make the second leg the same way. Stick the wire into the body so that the chicken stands by itself. If the ends of the wire come out on its back, you need to shorten them. Sew the shin to the body of the little chicken.

 

Stitch abbreviations used in this crochet a cute paw print

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

inc – 2 single crochet increase

dec – 2 single crochet decrease

 

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