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Yuri the Chick Free Crochet Pattern

Updated: Feb 24


Happy Tuesday my friends! I'm back with new crochet project!


I know you've already set up your craft mind on the next holiday...and so I'm here to help with a very fun crochet project for the Easter time!


Let me introduce you Yuri the Chick! He's such an adorable chubby baby chicken with a cute egg shell hat!

***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of this pattern with step-by-step pictures on Etsy HERE.


The finished doll is approximately 3.5" tall.


Here's the FREE pattern! Have fun!



SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in Yellow, Orange, White and Black

OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling; 9 mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes

HOOK SIZES: E/3,25 mm

STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), round (rnd), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), back loop only (BLO), fasten off (F/O).

INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch1 at the end of each row) otherwise instructed.

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BODY (yellow yarn)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) sc inc around (12)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (18)

4) *2 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (24)

5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (30)

6) sc even (30)

7) *4 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (36)

8) sc even (36)

9) *5 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (42) 10) *6 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (48)

11-12) sc even (48); insert the safety eyes between rnds #8-9, 6 stitches apart

13) *5 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (56)

14-20) sc even (56); stuff the body as you go

21) *5 sc, 1 sc dec *, repeat ** around (48)

22) sc even (48)

23) *4 sc, 1 sc dec *, repeat ** around (40)

24) working in BLO, sc even (40)

25) *3 sc, 1 sc dec *, repeat ** around (32)

26) *2 sc, 1 sc dec *, repeat ** around (24)

27) *1 sc, 1 sc dec *, repeat ** around (16); finish stuffing the doll

28) sc dec around (8); F/O and close the hole


Embroider the EYELASHES with some scrap black yarn.


BEAK (orange yarn)

1) 4 sc in a mr (4)

2) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (6)

3) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to attach the beak between rnds # 8-11 of the body.


FEET (orange yarn; make two)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (10)

4) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (12)

5) flatten the feet, and start crocheting

through both layers, 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc (8)

F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the foot

to the body as shown in the picture.


WINGS (yellow yarn; make two)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (10)

4) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (12)

5) *5 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (14); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the wing to the side of the body between rounds #10-16. Do not stuff the wing, flatten it instead before attaching it.


TAIL (yellow yarn)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (12)

4) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (12)

F/O and leave a long string of yarn to sew the tail

to the back of the body.

Stuff the tail lightly before attaching it.


EGG SHELL TOP (white yarn)

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) sc inc around (16)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (24)

4) sc even (24)

5) *2 sc, 1 sc inc *, repeat ** around (32)

6) *1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1ch, 1 sl st into the next st, 1 sl st into the next one*, repeat ** 4 times, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 hdc, 1 ch, 1 sl st into the next st (32); F/O and either cut the yarn or leave a long tail to secure the egg shell to the top of the head.



I can't wait to see your version of my YURI the CHICK! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like!


Elisa

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

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