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Free crochet pattern : Chicken Amigurumi

Updated: Mar 6


The Year of the Rooster is coming and i'm going to show with you guys a cute chicken amigurmi. You can use it as a home decoration for our chinese new year.

Let's get started!

We will be working in continuous round in this project unless otherwise stated.

Measurement : 16cm tall

Please note that the type of yarn used and the tension may cause variation in size.

Materials:

3.5 mm crochet hook

Stuff Filling

Yarn: Yellow, Red, Orange,black

Yarn needle

Abbreviations (in U.S crochet terms)

Sc - Single crochet

Ch - Chain

St - Stitch

Rep - Repeat

Sl - Slipstitch

Inc - Increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec - Decrease (1 sc over 2 stitches)

Head & Body

Start with Yellow yarn

R1 : Sc 10 in magic ring. (10 sts)

R2 : [1 sc in 1st 4 St, Inc], Rep [ ] once (12 sts)

R3 : [1 sc in 1st 3 St, Inc], Rep [ ] twice (15 sts)

R4 : [1 sc in 1st 2 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (20 sts)

R5 : [1 sc in 1st 3 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (25 sts)

R6 : [1 sc in 1st 4 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (30 sts)

R7 : [1 sc in 1st 5 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (35 sts)

R8-15 : Sc around (35 sts)

R16 : [1 sc in 1st 5 St, Dec ], Rep [ ] around (30 sts)

R17 : Sc around (30 sts)

R18 : [1 sc in 1st St, Dec ], Rep [ ] around (20 sts)

R19 : Dec around. (10 sts)

Continue with body

R20 : Inc around. (20 sts)

R21 : [1 sc in 1st 3 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (25 sts)

R22 : [1 sc in 1st 4 St, Inc], Rep [ ] around (30 sts)

R23-29 : Sc around (30 sts)

R30 : [1 sc in 1st St, Dec ], Rep [ ] around (20 sts)

R31 : Dec around. (10 sts)

R32 : Sc around (10 sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Mouth [ Orange Yarn]

Ch 6

Sc in 2nd St from hook, 1 hdc , 1 dc, 1 hdc ,1 Sc

Rep on the other side of the Ch - 1 Sc, 1 Hdc, 1 Dc, 1 Hdc, 1 Sc

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Wattle [ Red Yarn]

Ch 5,

Row 1 : Hdc in 3rd St from hook, hdc across , turn

Row 2 : [ Ch 2 , Hdc , Ch 2 , Sl ] in the first St, 1 Sc in next St , Rep [ ] in last St.

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Leg - Make 2 [ Orange yarn]

R1 : 10 Sc in magic ring. (10 sts)

R2-7 : Sc around. (10 sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Feet - Make 2 [ Orange Yarn]

Row 1 : 6 Sc in magic ring, turn (6 sts)

Row 2 : [ Ch 2 Hdc Ch 2] in 1st St, Sc in next St, Rep [ ] once, 1 Sc, Rep [ ]

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Wing - Make 2 [ Yellow Yarn]

R1 : 12 hdc in magic ring. (12 sts)

R2-7 : ^[ Ch 3, 2 Dc in 1st St, Ch 3, Sl ], Sc in next St^^ , Rep ^ to ^^ around

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Tail [ Yellow Yarn]

See Wing for instructions

Comb - [ Red Yarn]

Ch 8,

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd St from hook, [ in the 2nd St, Hdc , Ch2 , Sl] , ^ Ch 3 , dc in 3rd St, dc, Ch3, sl in 4th St ^^ , Rep ^ to ^^ in the last 2 St

Rep Row 1 on the other side of the Ch

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

Assembly

1. Stuff an appropriate amount of stuff filling into the head & body, legs

Close the gap, Weave tail through last round of body and secure with a knot

2. Fold the comb, wing / tail and feet into half and sew them securely

3. Sew the Legs securely onto the feet

4. Using the picture below as a reference

- Sew the 2 wings to each side of the body

- Sew the mouth in the middle area of the head and the wattle under the mouth.

- Sew the Comb onto the top of the head

- Sew the legs from Step 3 onto the bottom of the body.

Using black yarn, sew the eyes. ( you may also use a pair of safety eyes)

5. Lastly, Sew the tail to the back of the body and your chicken is done

Hope you guys will like this project!

This is an original pattern by Yunie's.

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With Love,

Yunie

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