Crochet a chicken coaster for yourself or as a gift idea
What you needSmall amounts of cotton worsted wt yarn for body
yellow for beak and feet, red for comb
Size G hook
Rnd 1: Ch 4, 11 dc in first st, join (12 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, 1 dc in same place and 2 dc in each dc around. Join (24 dc) Finish off Comb Attach red in any dc (ch 2, 2 dc in same place, skip one dc, sl st in next dc) 3 times.
Row 1: Attach yellow in second dc after last st if comb. Ch 1, 1 sc in same place and in next 2 sc. Ch 1, turn (3 sc)
Row 2: Dec over next 2 sc, sc in next sc, ch 1 turn. (2 sc)
Row 3: Dec over 2 sc, finish off. Body Rnds 1 and 2: Same as rounds 1 and 2 of head. Rnd 3: Ch 3. 1 dc in same place (1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) around. Join (36 dc) Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same place and next 2 sc, (2 sc in next dc, sc in next 3 sc) around. Join.
Do not finish off but continue on to make tail
Sl st in next sc, sc in next sc, hdc in next sc, 2 dc in next 2 sc, 2 trc in next sc. Finish off.
In 13th st from beg of tail attach yellow. Ch 6, sl st in 2 sc, ch 3, sl st in 2 sc and in first sl st; ch 3, sl st in 2 sc and in first sl st; ch 3, sl st in 2 sc and in first sl st and first 2 sc. Finish off.
Skip 2 sc and repeat for other leg. Sew head to body as shown. Glue on wiggly eye. Spray with spray starch to block.
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