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Free Crochet Pattern: Chickadee Potholder

Lion Brandฎ Cotton-Ease
Pattern #: 90565AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 6 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 7 1/2 in. (19.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Decorate your kitchen with chickens! This adorable chick is more fun than the average potholder. Click here for the hen pattern.
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Color (A)
Cotton-Ease

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Color (B)
Cotton-Ease

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Cotton-Ease
Almond Snow Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus Plum
Stone Violet Lime
*Cotton-Ease (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond
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$ 7.69  
Note: (A)
•  830-186 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Maize
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$ 7.69  
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amount of black yarn
 

Chickadee Potholder

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

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.

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
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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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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 6 reviews)
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Chickadee Potholder Reviewed by Jenny Kaenrath on 2011-08-06 *****
Very easy and fast to make, I saw that someone commented to sew on wing and eye before you put the piece together. I did that and am very glad I did. I think it would of been tricky to do the other way.


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