Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern
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Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

Crochet Chicken Potholder Pattern by Crochet For You.

Every Thursday of this month (September 2019) including today I share adorable farm animal potholder crochet patterns. This time I came up with farm animals + potholders theme. I hope you will love making these farm animal themed potholders, don’t you?

At the end of this series, you will have a set of cute potholders. They are perfect for gift-giving, selling and brighten up your own kitchen space with these cute little faces.

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Updated:  Check other Farm Animal Potholder patterns of this series.

Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

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For all chicken lovers out there I made a chicken potholder as the third pattern. I wanted to add more colors to the collection so made this chicken potholder in yellow color. If you like you can make red, orange and white chickens too. 🙂

First, you need to make two flat circles. After adding facial features on to the one flat circle you will see a cute chicken face. The next step is joining these two circles together to get a double thickness. And it will cover the yarn ends on the wrong side of the chicken face.

Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

Skill Level: Easy

Finished size: 7.25″ diameter

Materials
4-Medium weight / Worsted / 100% Cotton / 100 total yards

(I used)

  • Drops Paris UNI COLOR (Amazon links)
    (1 skein of Vanilla (No 35) / Small amount of Red (No 12) / small amount of orange and a long piece of black color yarn for sewing eyes.
  • H-8 / 5 mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors

Gauge: Gauge is not very important for this pattern.

Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • tr = treble crochet
  • st = stitch
  • beg = beginning
  • *to ; = repeat * to the instructions.
  • [ ] work instructions within brackets as many times as directed.

Notes

  • Beg ch does not count as st.
  • Gauge is not very important for this pattern.
Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

Crochet Chicken Potholder Pattern

(make 2)
With Yellow color make a magic/adjustable ring.
Round 1: ch 1, 10 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first st. (10 sts)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (20 sts)

Round 3: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (30 sts)

Round 4: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 2 st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st. (40 sts)

Round 5: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 3 st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st. (50 sts)

Round 6: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 4 st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st. (60 sts)

Round 7: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 5 st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st. (70 sts)

Round 8: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 6 st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat *to around, sl st to the first st. (80 sts) Fasten off and weave the ends.

Comb (crest)
With Red color, ch 14
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each st across, turn. (13 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, 7 tr in next st, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st, sc in last st. Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving about 12″ long yarn tail.

Wattle
With Red color, ch 4
2 tr in 4th ch from the hook, ch 4, sl st to the same st, ch 3, dc in same st, ch 3, sl st to the same st. Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving about 8″ long yarn tail.

Beak
With Orange color, ch 4,
sc in 2nd ch from the hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch. Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving about 8″ long yarn tail.

Finishing
Get one circle and attach a stitch marker in one of a stitch. We are going to sew facial features on this marked circle and the marked st for making a hanging loop. So make sure to attach facial features when the marked stitch facing up. Sew comb, wattle and beak (shown below) with the yarn tail and tapestry needle. With black color yarn, embroider 2 ears just above the beak.

Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

Joining two pieces together
Holding two pieces together right side out, With the same color yarn begins with sc at the top of the st of two circles (don’t forget to insert the hook in that marked st of the one circle), sc in each of st around the edge on both sides until last st, ch 12, sl st to the first st (made a loop), Fasten off and weave the end.

Crochet Chicken Potholder Free Pattern

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