Chicken in a Shell for Easter Free Amigurumi Pattern

Chicken in a Shell for Easter Free Amigurumi Pattern (1)

Are we ready to make free amigurumi toys on the subject of chicken in the shell crochet? The height of the crocheted chicken toy is about 6 cm. To make such small chickens, the designer used YarnArt Jeans yarn and a 2 mm hook. The head and body of the toy are crocheted as a single piece, the wings and crest are crocheted, and there are no sewn parts. From the description of the pattern you will also learn how to make a shell in which you can hide a toy or a chicken egg. Crochet chicken will be a great souvenir for Easter.

Designer: dobraiagrushka

Materials used:
Any suitable yarn (I use Yarnart jeans and hook #2)
A crochet hook suitable for the selected yarn.
Holofiber filler
Decor for decoration as desired

sc : Single Crochet
inc : Increase
dec : Decrease
st: Stitch
hdc: Half Double Crochet
sl-st : Slip Stitch
ch : Chain : make increase into same stitch as many as the number which is given in front of “inc” abbreviation (exp; 3inc, 4inc..).
FLO : Crochet into front loops only
BLO : Crochet into back loops only

Head – body
1.6sc in MR
2. (inc)*6 (12)
3. (1sc, inc)*6 (18)
4. 18sc
5. (2sc,inc)*6 (24)
6-7. 24sc
8. (3sc, inc)*6 (30)
9-11. 30sc (3 rnds)
12. (4sc, inc)*6 (36)
13-17. 36sc (5 rnds)
18. (4sc, dec)*6 (30)
19. (3sc, dec)*6 (24)
20. (2sc, dec)*6 (18)
21. (1sc, dec)*6 (12)
22. 6dec
Stuff as you crochet, giving shape but not stretching the toy.
Close the hole with a needle and tuck the tip of the yarn inside.

1.Attach a yarn of body color between rows 11 and 12, crochet 5 sc, turn
2. ch, 5sc, turn
3. ch, dec, 1sc, dec (3), turn
4. 2sc, slst
Fasten off, cut the yarn, tuck the tip inward.
Repeat for the second wing.

1.Attach a comb-colored yarn at the crown, crochet 4 sc, turn
2. ch, 2hdc, sc, slst
Fasten off, cut the yarn, tuck the tip inward.

1. Embroider eyes on row 6
2. Step back 2 rows from the eyes and embroider the beak with a few stitches
3. Embroider paws
4. Embroider feathers

1. 6sc in MR
2. (inc)*6 (12)
3. (1sc, inc)*6 (18)
4. (2sc, inc)*6 (24)
5-6. 24sc
7. (3sc, inc)*6 (30)
8. 30sc
9. (4sc, inc)*6 (36)
10. 36sc
11. (5sc, inc)*6 (42)
12. 42sc
13. 21sc, 3ch, skip 1 loop, 20 sc
14. 5sc, 32ch, skip 32 loops, 5sc
15-19. 42sc (5 rnds)
20. (5sc, dec)*6 (36)
21. (4sc, dec)*6 (30)
22. (3sc, dec)*6 (24)
23. (2sc, dec)*6 (18)
24. (1sc, dec)*6 (12)
25. 6dec
Pull the hole, cut the yarn, tuck the tip in from the wrong side.

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