Chicken aficionados – you know who you are. Whether it’s a giant metal chicken in the yard, a chicken themed kitchen with rooster cookie jar, or just an abiding fondness for all things feathery, this roundup is for you! Why crochet chickens? Why NOT! Here are 10 free chicken crochet patterns!
10 Free Crochet Chicken Patterns
- Chicken Critter by Thomasina Cummings, a Ravelry download: A fun pattern with very clever construction! It could be a “toy, paper-weight or doorstop, depending on your choice of stuffing.” So cute!
- The Cluck Clutch by Brigitte Read, on Roman Sock: How have you made it this far in life without a chicken shaped purse? No more!
- Henny Penny – Chicken basket in Nepal by DROPS design: Note, this is not meant to hold actual chickens. Maybe.
- A Chicken for Every Pot by Sue Rivers, on Crochet Again: A chicken themed pot holder! Maybe turn it’s little head the other way when making hard boiled eggs.
- Chicken Ornament by Lacey Emery, on Wacky Woolies and Wicked Stitches Blog: Hang one on your tree, another on your doorknob – is there anywhere you can’t hang a chicken ornament?
- Chicken Earflap Beanie by Emily R. Snyder, on Ravelry: I made a chicken hat years ago for a friend, in a mix of knit and crochet, but I never wrote it down or shared the pattern. Now thanks to Emily every crocheter can have one! Awesome!
- Welcome Chicken by Jocelyn Sass, on Craftown.com: Let everyone who comes over know you love a good chicken door hanging!
- Crocheted Rooster on Karens Variety, via the Internet Archive: This is amazing! Worked all in thread and remarkably detailed!
- Mama Chicken Bag by Dedri Uys, on Look At What I Made: This is so clever! Works both flat and 3D – take a closer look at this one for sure!
- Hen Sweater by plumcreekmama, on PlumCreekMama’s Blog: Happen to have a few of the real cluckers in your coop? Keep them warm on extra cold days with these!
So which came first – chicken or the egg? How about which one was crocheted first! I have no idea, but I do know it seems there’s not a thing that crochet can’t do. Hope you’ve enjoyed this fun roundup of free crochet chicken patterns!