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Crocheted Chick Tutorial

February 12, 2013

Enjoy an evening of relaxing crochet while whipping up a chattering of stuffed baby chicks. You can add a yarn loop for hanging, or leave as is for a child’s stuffie toy. Make up several to use as Easter or spring decor, or fill a basket for a baby shower gift.

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st = stitch
sk = skip

Things You Will Need:
Worsted weight yarn-yellow
Crochet hook-size G
Scissors
Yarn needle
Stuffing

Chick Front

Ch 3. Join with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc). 15 dc in the ring. Sl st to top of ch 3. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3. Dc in the base of ch 3. 2 dc in each of the next 13 sts. 2 sc in the last 2 sts. Sl st to the top of ch 3. (28 dc, 4 sc)

Head

Ch 3. 9 dc in the base of ch 3. (10dc)


Rnd 3: (This round shapes the chick.) Sk next st. Sc in next 19 sts. Ch 2. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. (tail) Sc in next 8 sts. Sk last 2sts. Sl st to the top of ch 3. Note: This ch 3 was the beginning of the head. Sc in next 6 sts. Ch 2. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. (beak) Sc in next 2 sts. Sl st in next st. Finish off and weave in the yarn end.

Chick Back


(This is a mirror image to the chick front.)
Ch 3. Join with a slip stitch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc). 15 dc in the ring. Sl st to top of ch 3. (16 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each of the first 2 sts. 2 dc in each of the next 14 sts. Sl st to the top of ch 1.

Head

Ch 3. 9 dc in the base of ch 3. (10 dc)
Rnd 3: (This round shapes the chick back) Sk next st. Sc in next 9 sts. Ch 2. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. (tail) Sc in next 19 sts. Sk last 2 sts. Sl st to top of ch 3. Sc in next 2 sts. Ch 2. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next 7 sts. Sl st in next st. Finish off leaving a long tail.

Finishing


Thread the yarn tail on a yarn needle. Place the chick front and back together with the wrong sides facing and the edges aligned. Whip stitch the edges together. Leave a small opening.

Fill with stuffing. Continue to whip stitch the opening closed. Finish off the yarn and weave in the end.

Enjoy!

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  1. These are adorable. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial. Now I can’t wait till this weekend when I’ll have to time to try this out

  2. Cyndee, these are so cute and I Love your suggestion pf Pastel Peep Colors. Great thing for me to do on our move to WA State next Month. Thanks so much for sharing the tute Cyndee!!
    Huggs, Nancy

    1. Susanne, I wrote this tutorial for FaveCrafts. You would need to get their permission to translate or copy. Thanks

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