March 2016 Update
Crochet hen - not only an Easter decoration :-)
This colorful decoration will brighten your home:-) You could decorate your childrens´ room or place it on your table, anywhere you want. It’s such fun to make this cheerful decoration. It is beginner frienly design. I hope that when you look at it, there will be smile on your face as same as on my face when I am looking at this hen :-)
This pattern is written in standard American (US) terms, in English language, with step-by-step instruction and plenty pictures for succesfull completing of your work. The file has 11 sizes.
- fine/ sport/ 12 wpi yarn
- hook 3 mm
- tapestry needle
- common sewing thread and needle
- buttons average 8 mm
- 1 button average 34 mm
- 2 pieces of black mushroom buttons average 6 mm
- toy filling
- ribbon 2.5 cm/1 inch, about 80 cm/31.5 inches length
- small piece of felt
I used this yarn:
mixture of cotton and acrylic Kacenka by Nitarna Ceska Trebova
Yarn weight: Sport 5 ply / (12 wpi), Yardage: 164 yards (150 meters) per 50g ball
I used these colors: 2254 orange, little amount of 3454 pink,1164 yellow, 3374 red, 0010 white. You will need about 28 g totally.
There is written alternative material in the pattern.
I used a hook 3 mm
Gauge of the pattern: 11 stitches and 11 rows = in square of 2 x 2 inches
Size of finished hen: the hen is approximately 4.8 inches/13 cm tall (measured with the comb and without ribbon tail), approximately 2.7 inches/7 cm width, and about 6.7 inches/17 cm long – measured with the bill. Please remember, that the size of finished hen depends on used material and your own style of crocheting.
Level of the pattern: Easy
Basic skills of crocheting are needed. You should know, how to crochet: Chain (CH), Slip stitch (SlSt), Single crochet (SC), Double crochet (DC), Increasing (inc): 2 SC in same stitch, Decreasing (dec): crochet 2 SC together
ENJOY CROCHETING :-) If you will need my assistance - feel free and write at my e-mail.
Copyright © 2012 Vendula Maderska/ www.vendulkam.com .The pattern is for personal use only. You are alowed to sell finished projects based on this pattern, handmade by you in limited series with a link and credit to the designer. More information check at http://www.vendulkam.com