Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Chickadee Potholder
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90565AD Decorate your kitchen with chickens! This adorable chick is more fun than the average potholder. Click here for the hen pattern.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 7 1/2 in. (19.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

830-186 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Maize

Muted golden yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Small amount of black yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook -1 st decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



CHICK
BODY (make 2)
With A, ch 7.


Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 4 ch, 2 sc in last ch - 8 sts.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn.

Work 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 6 sts, work 2 sc in last st - 10 sts.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn.

Work 2 sc in first st, sc in each st to last st, work 2 sc in last st - 12 sts.


Rows 4-6: Rep Row 3 - 18 sts at the end of Row 6.


Rows 7-18: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each st across.


Row 19: Ch 3, turn.

Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, work 3 sc in next ch, sc in each st across - 24 sts.


Row 20: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 21 sts, sc2tog, leave last st unworked - 22 sts.


Row 21: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 18 sts, sc2tog - 20 sts.


Row 22: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 16 sts, sc2tog - 18 sts.


Row 23: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog - 16 sts.


Row 24: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 12 sts, sc2tog - 14 sts.


Row 25: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 10 sts, sc2tog - 12 sts.


Row 26: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 sts, sc2tog - 10 sts.


Row 27: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, sc2tog - 8 sts.

Fasten off.



WING
With B, ch 2.


Row 1: Work 4 sc in the first ch - 4 sts.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn.

Work 2 sc in each st across - 8 sts.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn.

Work *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * across - 12 sts.


Row 4: Ch 1, turn.

Work *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * across - 16 sts.

Fasten off.



BEAK
With B, ch 6.


Row 1: Work 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, sc in each of next 2 ch, work 2 hdc in last ch.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
With wrong sides of the Body pieces held together, and working through both thicknesses, join A with a sl st anywhere along outside edge.

Work sc evenly spaced around to join pieces.

At end of rnd, join with sl st to beg sc.

Fasten off.

Sew Wing to Body.

With black yarn, embroider a French knot eye.

Sew on Beak.


Hanging loop
Join B with sl st at top of Body.

Ch 10, sl st in same st as join, ch 15, sl st in same sp, ch 10, sl st in same sp.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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