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Free Range Chicken

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Lily Sugar n' Cream

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lily® Sugar & Cream® yarn:
    Country Yellow (MC), 2 balls
  • Country Red (Contrast A), 1 ball
  • Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Small amount of black yarn for eyes
  • Fiberfill
MEASUREMENT
Approx 13-1/2" [34.5 cm] tall x 18" [45.5 cm] diameter.

GAUGE
14 sc and 15 rows = 4" [10 cm].

ABBREVIATIONS
Visit sugarncream.com/glossary For stitching, each section of instructions are put within a P tag. Lines are single spaced. Titles are italicized but NOT bolded.

DIRECTIONS:
BODY
With MC, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
Cont as established, inc 8 sc every rnd until there are 72 sc.
Place marker on last rnd.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd until work from marked rnd measures 1½ ins [4 cm].
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – Sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 64 sts.
Next 5 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 56 sts.
Next 5 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Cont as established, dec 8 sc on next and following 6th rnd.
40 sc rem.

Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 30 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. 20 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.

Comb (make 2).
With A, ch 18.
Row 1: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 17 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each hdc aross. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 4 dc in first hdc. *Miss next hdc. Sl st in next hdc. Miss next hdc. 7 dc in next hdc.
Rep from * to last 4 hdc. Miss next hdc. Sl st in next hdc. Miss next hdc. 5 dc in last hdc. Fasten off.
With WS tog, sew top and side edges of Comb pieces tog using whip st.
Sew to top of Body.

Wings (make 4).
With MC, ch 2.
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. 1 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in sc. Turn. 2 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. 3 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
Turn. 4 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
5 sc.
Rows 6 and 7: As 4th and 5th rows. 7 sc.
Rows 7 and 8: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
Turn.
Row 10: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog.
Turn. 5 sts.
Row 11: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog.
Turn. 3 sts.
Row 12: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. 2 sts. Fasten off.
Place WS of 2 Wings facing each other and join MC with sl st through both thicknesses. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around Wing to join having 3 sc in tip of Wing. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew Wings to side of Body.

Beak
With A, ch 9.
Rnd 1: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 6 ch.
3 sc in last ch. Do not turn. Working in rem loops of foundation ch, 1 sc in each ch to last ch. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (2 sc in next sc) 3 times. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Claws (make 2).
Toes: (make 3)

With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnds 2 to 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off. Do not fasten off at end of 3rd Toe.

Join Toes: 1 sc in each sc around 3rd Toe. 1 sc in each sc around 2nd Toe. 1 sc in each sc around 1st Toe. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

Cont as follows:
Leg: Rnds 1 and 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 5 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd until Leg measures 3 ins [7.5 cm], join MC at end of last rnd.
Next rnd: With MC, ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 25 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Fold Contrast A section of Leg and sew sides tog to form Foot as shown in picture. Stuff top of Leg and attach to bottom of Body.

Finishing
Attach Beak to front of Body. With black yarn, embroider eyes using satin st.

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