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Momma Chickadee Potholder
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90567AD Decorate your kitchen with chickens! This adorable hen potholder is more fun than the average potholder. Click here for the chick pattern.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
8 1/2 in. tall (22 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 1, 2010)
Hanging loop Join B C with sl st at top of Body.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

830-100 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Snow

Crisp white


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)

830-134 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Terracotta

Burnt orange


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

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



ROOSTER
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 4-8: Rep Row 3 - 22 sts at the end of Row 8.


Rows 9-20: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.


Row 21: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.


Row 22: Ch 4, turn.

Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, sc in each of next 22 sts - 28 sts.


Row 23: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 26 sts, leaving last 2 sts unworked - 26 sts.


Row 24: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 24 sts - 25 sts.


Row 25: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 23 sts, sc2tog - 24 sts.


Row 26: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 22 sts - 23 sts.


Row 27: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 19 sts, sc2tog - 21 sts.


Row 28: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 17 sts, sc2tog -19 sts.


Row 29: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 15 sts, sc2tog - 17 sts.


Row 30: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 13 sts, sc2tog - 15 sts.


Row 31: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 11 sts, sc2tog - 13 sts.


Row 32: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 9 sts, sc2tog - 11 sts.


Row 33: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts, sc2tog - 9 sts.

Fasten off.



WING
With A, 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 - 18 sts.


Row 5: Ch 1, turn, work *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across - 22 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 Beak to side of body.


Hanging loop
Join C 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
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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