Saturday, April 5, 2014

Spring Mother Hen Free Tutorial

Spring Mother Hen Free Tutorial

By AnnooCrochet Designs



Here She is, A mom for my little chicks <3

Fun Fact about Hens:
-The highest number of eggs produced by one hen in a year is 371.;-))))
-Chickens can distinguish between more than 100 faces of their own species.
-They Form complex social structures known as "pecking orders" and every chicken knows his or her place on the social ladder.
-Chickens have full-color vision: no Color blindness here!
Pretty Cool he?
Happy Crochet everyone!!!!
Click here for the  Chicks Free Tutorial

You will need:

Berroco Yarn Comfort in:
Tapestry Needle
Safety Eyes
Polyfill
White Dry Beans

Stitches used:

ch: chain
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
sk st: skip a stirch
sc2tog: single 2 st together (decrease)


Pattern:

Round 1: in a magic circle, ch, 6sc

Round 2: [2sc in each st] all around (12sc)


Round 3: [2sc in next st, sc] all around (18sc)

Round 4: [2sc in next st, 2sc] all around (24sc)

Round 5: [2sc in next st, 3sc] all around (30sc)




Round 6: sc all around (30sc)

Round 7: [2sc in next st, 4sc] all around (36sc)

Round 8: sc all around (36sc)

Round 9: [2sc in next st, 5sc] all around (42sc)

Round 10-14: sc all around (42sc)



Round 15: [sc2tog, 5sc] all around (36sc)

Round 16: [sc2tog, 4sc] all around (30sc)

Round 17: [sc2tog, 3sc] all around (24sc)

Round 18: sc all around (24sc)

Place about a hand full of dry beans inside your Hen's body, this will make it bottom heavy, and help it to stand up. ;-)


Round 19: [sc2tog, 2sc] all around (18sc)

Round 20: sc all around (18sc)
Add Safety Eyes between round and at about 4 stitches apart



Round 21: [sc2tog, sc] all around (12sc)
Stuff with Polyfill


Round 22: sc2tog until you have 6sc. Fasten off.


Wings: (make 2)

Row 1:Ch3, in first ch made (3rd ch from hook) 4dc ( 5dc in total since first ch2 counts as 1 dc), turn



Row 2: ch2, dc in same st, 3dc, 2dc in last st (7dc) turn



Row 3: [ch4, sl st in next st], 5 times, Fasten off



Comb:


At top of head, in the top middle sl st with red yarn,

and sl st along the middle toward the back, 6 times, turn,



 ch2 and 6dc in same st,




sk a st, sl st, sk a st,

6dc in next, st a st, 6dc in middle front in between eyes, sl st Fasten off.




Beak:

With Orange Yarn ch4, do not turn, 

4sc, 

continue on the other side of your chain,

 2dc in each st (8dc)


 4sc, [2sc in in st] 4 times (12 sc) Do not fasten off


[ch4, sl st at the base of the ch4 sl st in next st, ] twice


Fasten off




Legs (make 2) : 

ch14, 

sl st at bottom of body about round , 


sc in second ch from hook and in all ch till the last, 

ch5, sl st at base of ch5
ch5 again and sl st at base again
repeat one more time
Fasten off




Sew the Wings to the sides of the body




Voila!!! You are Done!!
Happy Crochet my fellow artists!!!! 


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2 comments:

  1. I love it! This would be fabulous to put in an Easter basket. Thanks for the lovely pattern and tutorial! :)

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