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Amigurumi Chick – Free Crochet Pattern

This chubby amigurumi chick is the ideal crochet project to tap your toe into the waters of amigurumi. It is made of simple shapes and easy embroidery. It also comes with a video tutorial, that you can watch to crochet along with me or refer to whenever you feel stuck.
Hope you’ll enjoy it. Happy crocheting! 🙂

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If using the recommended yarn and hook, you chubby chick will be about 2 inches/5cm high and 2 inches/5cm wide.

This pattern is written in US crochet terms. You can convert it to British terms using my conversion chart below.

Crochet Conversion Chart

Or you can crochet along with me watching my video tutorial, in which I use British crochet terms:

I would love to see your chubby chick! Share your creation on Instagram and tag me @stellasyarnuniverse for the monthly chance to win a pdf pattern of your choice from my Etsy shop! Winners are announced on my Instagram page @stellasyarnuniverse every 1st of the month!

Abbreviations

Rnd(s) = round(s)

St(s) = stitch(es)

Ch = chain

Sl st = slip stitch

Sc = single crochet

Inc = single crochet 2 in same st

Dec = invisible decrease: Insert hook in front loops of next 2 sts, yarn over, pull through both front loops, yarn over, pull through 2 remaining loops

Materials you need for the amigurumi chick

Aran / worsted weight cotton or acrylic yarn in yellow, eg Rico Creative Cotton Aran in Banana (68)

Tiny amount of Aran / worsted weight cotton or acrylic yarn in orange, eg Rico Creative Cotton Aran in Orange (74)

3.5mm / E-4 hook

Fiberfill

Black embroidery floss

Yarn needle

Stitch marker

Scissors

Instructions

Cut a 21”/53cm long piece of yellow yarn and set it aside for later.

Start with the amigurumi chick ‘s head in yellow

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: Inc in all 6 st (12)

Rnd 3: [sc in next st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: [sc in next 2 st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: [sc in next 3 st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 6 – 9 (4 rnds): Sc in all 30 st (30)

Rnd 10: [sc in next 4 st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (36)

Rnd 11: [sc in next 5 st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (42)

Rnd 12 – 15 (4 rnds): Sc in all 42 st (42)

Rnd 16: [sc in next 5 st, dec] repeat 6 times (36)

Rnd 17: [sc in next 4 st, dec] repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 18: [sc in next 3 st, dec] repeat 6 times (24)

Secure your stitch with a stitch marker.

Crochet the beak in orange

Ch 2 leaving a 4” long end

R 1: Sc 1 in 2nd ch from hook

Fasten off, leaving a 4”/10cm long end.

Sew the beak on the head, between rnd 7 and 8 across the width of 2 stitches.

Tie the yarn ends together inside the head.

Embroider the eyes with black embroidery floss.

Embroider the eyes in upside down V-shapes on rnd 6 with 4 stitches space in between.

Tie the yarn ends together inside the head.

Attach the head and tail feathers

Cut the 21”/53cm long piece of yarn in 7 x 3”/8cm pieces.

Attach 2 of these pieces of yarn to rnd 1 at the head.

Attach 5 pieces of yarn to rnd 13 across the width of 3 stitches at the back of the chick.

Fill the head and body generously with fiberfill.

Continue with the amigurumi chick ‘s body

Rnd 19: [sc in next 2 st, dec] repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 20: [sc in next st, dec] repeat 6 times (12)

Rnd 21: Dec 6 times (6)

Fasten off by stitching through the FLO of all 6 stitches and then through the middle of the last round to the back of the chick.

Crochet the wings in yellow

Crochet the right wing

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in a magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: Inc in all 6 st (12)

Rnd 3: [sc in next st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: Ch 4, sc in next 3 ch (starting in 2nd ch from hook), sl st in next st of rnd, ch 3, sc in next 2 ch (starting in 2nd ch from hook), sl st in next st of rnd

Fasten off leaving a long yarn end for sewing.

Crochet the left wing

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in a magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: Inc in all 6 st (12)

Rnd 3: [sc in next st, inc in next st] repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, sc in next 2 ch (starting in 2nd ch from hook), sl st in next st of rnd, ch 4, sc in next 3 ch (starting in 2nd ch from hook), sl st in next st of rnd

Fasten off leaving a long yarn end for sewing.

Sew the wings on

Sew the wings on each side of the amigurumi chick on rnd 8 to 13 with about 14 st space across the chest in between.

Thank you so much for visiting! And thank you for using my pattern! I hope you enjoyed it!

You can pin the chubby chick pattern here for later. Looking for more amigurumi projects? You can find my free patterns here.

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You are welcome to create products to sell on a small scale using this pattern. If you wish to do so, please refer back to my blog stellasyarnuniverse.com for the pattern.

Happy creating!

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