Free Pattern: Amigurumi Hatching Easter Chicks

Eater Chicks - Toma Creations 2015

Easter-Spring super easy and quick amigurumi project.

Materials and Tools needed:

  1. Acrylic yarn e.g. Lane Cervinia Caprice in YELLOW and WHITE colours
  2. In addition small amount of BLACK and ORANGE yarns
  3. Hook size 2.5mm
  4. Polyfill
  5. Stitch marker indicating the end of each row
  6. Tapestry needle
  7. Scissors
  • Finished Size: Approximately 8cm (3in) tall. If you are using different yarn brand or type, use a hook size at least 0.5mm less than suggested on the yarn label (applicable only for acrylic yarn) to create tight stitches.
  • All the instructions and abbreviations are given in American (US) terms
  • Work in continuous rounds without turning unless otherwise specified in the pattern
  • For certain instructions e.g. Amigurumi adjustable ring,  French knots, Fasten off when working in continuous rounds click on the link for detailed ‘how-to’.

BODY

Row 1: With YELLOW YARN create an adjustable ring. sc × 6. Total 6sts

Tighten the adjustable ring.

Row 2: (2sc inc) × 6. Total 12sts

Row 3: (2sc inc, sc × 1) × 6. Total 18sts.

Secure the tail at the adjustable ring.

Row 4: sc × 18. Total 18sts

Row 5: (2sc inc, sc × 5) × 3. Total 21sts

Row 6: sc × 21. Total 21sts

Row 7: sc × 4, (2sc inc, sc × 6) × 2, 2sc inc, sc × 2. Total 24sts

Row 8: sc × 24. Total 24sts

Row 9: (2sc inc, sc × 7) × 3. Total 27sts

Row 10-14: sc × 27. Total 27sts

Row 15: (sc2tog, sc × 7) × 3. Total 24sts.

Stuff the body tightly with polyfill.

Row 16: sc2tog × 12. Total 12sts

Row 17: sc2tog × 6. Total 6sts

Fasten off, secure and hide the tail.

EGGSHELL

Row 1: With WHITE YARN create an adjustable ring. sc × 6, tighten the loop. Total 6sts

Row 2: (2sc inc) × 6. Total 12sts

Row 3: (2sc inc) × 12. Total 24sts. Secure the tail at the adjustable ring.

Row 4: (2sc inc, sc × 3) × 6. Total 30sts

Row 5-8: sc × 30. Total 30sts

Row 9: > slst, [ch4, slst into 2nd ch from hook], dc, hdc, sc, slst × 2, [ch2-slst into 2nd ch from hook], slst × 2, [ch3-slst into 2nd ch from hook], sc, slst, repeat from > another two times.

Note: working into chs are in [brackets], sts not in brackets are worked into the 8th row.

Fasten off, secure and hide the tail.

Place the body into the Eggshell.

 

WINGS (make two)

Row 1: With YELLOW YARN create an adjustable ring*. sc × 6. Total 6sts

Tighten the adjustable ring.

Row 2: (2sc inc) × 6. Total 12sts

Fasten off leaving 15cm (6in) tail and sew them on the sides of the body

EYES: made out of French knots with single strand of BLACK YARN using tapestry needle.

BEAK: made out of straight embroidery stitches creating triangle with double strand of ORANGE YARN using tapestry needle.

 

PLEASE HAVE IN MIND:

You may not copy, resell, translate, post on the internet or redistribute (fully or partially) this pattern.

If you would like to sell finished items made with this pattern please contact me in advance and mention that the item is ‘based on the pattern designed by Toma Creations’

Mass production and Internet sales of the finished item based on the pattern are not allowed. If you are interested in doing so please contact me.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have 🙂

Thanks for looking

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12 thoughts on “Free Pattern: Amigurumi Hatching Easter Chicks

  1. Sorry, but Row 9 on the eggshell is very confusing to me. After you [ch4, slst into 2nd ch from hook], this next part dc, hdc, sc, slst × 2, is that in the next two chains of the chain 4 or is that on the row?

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  2. hello there, I am a Dutch women and I like this pattern. But I don’t understant how to make the eggshell. I have till row 5 30 sts. In row 5-8 I have to make 18sc and total 21 sts. Thats not possible. How do I have to do this.Were are the other 3 sts (18 till 21) en the other 9 sts from 30 till 21?
    Thank you for your answer. Please in simple englisch.

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    • hi Tina, thank you for noticing this, it was a mistake, it is actually: Row 5-8: sc × 30. Total 30sts (i’ve adjusted the pattern), thank you once more 🙂

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  4. oh my goodness – they are so cute. And your pattern is really wonderful: it’s easy understandable and a fun crochet project. Made 3 yesterday in the evening and everybody has a big smile on his face seeing them. Thanks so much sharing this pattern!

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    • Hi Gabriele, thank you for your kind words, really appreciated and i’m very happy that you enjoyed making them 🙂 , have a happy Easter holidays and “keep on crocheting”

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