Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Crochet Hen - free pattern

An easy crochet hen / chicken - free pattern


You can sell your finished item, but please said that it's my pattern. Thank you.

You need: you can use any type of yarn or hook. I used hook no 3, Golden Alize with metallic insertion, red and orange yarn, black beads, needle and thread. I used 2 threads for the yarn.

Abbreviaton:
sg - single crochet
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
db- double crochet
inc - increase
dec - decrease

The body - with yellow
r -ch 6, sl st to make a ring
r1 - 2sg in each st, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 12 st
r2 - inc, 1sg, inc, 1sg and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 18 st
r3 - 2sg, inc and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 24 st
r4 - 3sg, inc and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 30st
r5 - 4sg, inc and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 36st
r6 - sg in the back loop only, sl st in the first, ch 1
r7 - sg in each st, sl st in the first, ch 1
r8 -r9 - db in eac, sl st in the first, ch 1
r10 - 4db, dec, 4 db, dec and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 30st
r11 - 3db, dec, 3 db, dec and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1  - 24 st
r12- r13, - sg in each, sl st in the first, ch 1. Stuff the hen.
r14 - 2sg, dec 2 times, 1 sg in the last, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 16 st
r15 - 2sg, dec, 2 sg, dec and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 12st
r16 - sg in each, sl st in the first, ch 1
r17- 1sg, inc and so on, sl st in the first, ch 1- 18 st
r18 - sg in each, sl st in the first, ch 1
r19 - dec 2 times, 1 sg and so on, 1 sg in the last, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 11 st
Stuff again.
r20 - 1sg, dec 2 times, sl st in the first, ch 1 - 7 st
r21 - dec 3 times, finish, hide the tail.

The beak - with orange - 3 sg in the front of the head, turn, dec, fasten off, hide the tail. With red - under the beak - insert the yarn, ch 3, sl st in the second st from the hook, sl st in next 2 st, fasten off, hide the tail.

The ridge - with red - insert the yarn, make 3 sg, ch 1, turn, sg, 2 sl, finish, hide the tail.

The eyes - sew 2 little black beads.


The wings - make 2
r1 - ch 3, turn
r2- 2sg in the second st from the hook, 1sg, ch 1, turn - 3st
r3 - 2sg in each - you have 6st, ch 1, turn
r4 - r5 - r6 - sg in each, ch 1, turn
r7 - dec, 2 sg, dec, ch 1 turn
r8 - dec 2 times, finish.
Sew the wings.

Best,
Ema

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