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Cool Chicken

by Irene Duquette 

MATERIALS: 3 oz of worsted weight yarn (in chicken color and small amounts in red and yellow) Size G hook, 2 buttons for eyes, polyfil, yarn needle

BODY

Rnd 1:  Ch 3, 7 hdc in first ch.  Join  (8 hdc)

 

Rnd 2:  Ch 2, hdc in same placed and 2 hdc in each hdc around.  Join.  (16 hdc)

 

Rnds 3 - 5:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.  Join  (16 hdc)

 

Rnd 6:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 hdc, (2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc) around.  Join  (20 hdc)

 

Rnd 7:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.  Join  (20 hdc)

 

Rnd 8:  Ch 2, hdc in next 3 hdc, (2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 4 hdc) around.  Join  (24 hdc)

 

Rnd 9:  Ch 2, hdc in same place, (hdc in next hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc) around.  Join  (36 hdc)

 

Rnd 10:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.   Join (36 hdc)

 

Rnd 11:  Ch 2, hdc in same place, (hdc in next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc) around.  Join  (48 hdc)

 

Rnd 12:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.  Join  (48 hdc)

 

Rnds 13 - 16:  Repeat rnd 12.

 

Rnd 17:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 hdc, (dec over next 2 hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc) around.  Join  (39 hdc)

 

Rnd 18:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.  Join

 

Rnd 19.  Ch 2, hdc in next hdc, (dec over nex5t 2 hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc) around.  Join  (30 hdc)

 

Rnd 20:  Ch 2, hdc in each hdc around.  (30 hdc)

 

Rnd 21:  Ch 2, dec over next 2 hdc, (hdc in next hdc, dec over next hdc) around.  Finish off.  Stuff and gather opening to close.

 

WINGS   (Make 2)

Row 1:  Ch 2, 2 sc in second chain from hook, ch 1, turn  (2 sc)

 

Row 2:  2 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn  (4 sc)

 

Row 3:  2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn (6 sc)

 

Row 4:  2 sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn (8 sc)

 

Row 5:  2 sc in first sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch, turn (10sc)

 

Row 6-7-8:  Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (10 sc)

 

Row 9:  Dec over first 2 sc, sc in 6 sc, dec over last 2 sc, ch 1, turn  (8 sc)

 

Row 10:  Sc across each sc, ch 1, turn (8 sc)

 

Row 11:  Dec over first 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, dec over last 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6 sc)

 

Row 12:  Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn (6 sc)

 

Row 13:  Dec over first 2 sc, sc in 2 sc, dec over last 2 sc (4 sc)

 

Finish off leaving length of yarn to attach to body.

 

LEGS  (Make 2)

Chain 26

Row 1:  4 sc in each chain across

 

Row 2:  FOOT  Attach yellow in first sc of leg, chain 6, turn, sc in each next 5 ch,  sl st in next sc of leg (ch 6, sc in next 5 ch, sl st in next sc of leg) twice.  Finish off.

 

BEAK

With yellow

Row 1:  Ch 2, sc in second ch, ch 1, turn (1 sc)

 

Row 2:  2 sc in sc, ch, turn (2 sc)

 

Row 3:   2 sc in ea sc, ch 1, turn (4sc)

 

Row 4:  2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in last sc (6 sc)

 

 Sew to head

Add two button eyes.

 

COMB

Attach red to middle of top of head between rows.  Ch 3, 2 dc in same place, sc between next Row, (ch 3, 2 dc in same place, sc between next Row) 3 times.  Finish off. 

 

(NOTE:  This pattern has not been tested.  Feel free to contact me if you find this pattern unclear.)