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Hi, my name is Vendula. Nice to meet you!
I love crocheting, knitting and buttons :-) I am creating my small crocheted colorful world and you are heartily welcomed in. www.vendulkam.blogspot.com

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Easter hen decoration

from Magic with hook and needles
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Easter hen decoration
Easter hen decoration
Easter hen decoration
Easter hen decoration

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Abbreviations used: Chain (CH) Slip stitch (SlSt) Single crochet (SC) Double crochet (DC) Back relief single crochet (it is explained in the pattern) Increasing (inc): 2 SC in same stitch Decreasing (dec): crochet 2 SC together

Pattern Description:

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.

Happy crocheting ! :-)

(c) Vendula Maderska 2013 All rights reserved. The pattern is for personnal use only. The pattern or parts of it may be not reproduced, redistributed, resold, translated, published (online or printed), altered, shared or posted (for sale or free) over the internet or offline!

You are alowed to sell finished creation using my pattern - in limited serie and handmade by you. Please include a link or reference to my shop and write: based on VendulkaM pattern or #vendulkampattern at socials.

Thank you!


Gauge of the pattern: 11 stitches and 11 rows = in square of 2 x 2 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 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.


  • Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) yarn 60% cotton, 40% acrylic e.g. Kacenka by Nitarna Cesk Trebova
  • Hook 3 mm (C in US)
  • You will need about: 27 grams totally
  • fine/ sport/ 12 wpi yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Other materials: toy filling (fiber fill), glas beads average about 4mm, blaack tiny buttons or sequings for an eyes, very small amount of felt, one big button 4 holes - average 34 mm, ribbon width 1,5 cm
  • scissors
  • small piece of felt
  • ribbon 2.5 cm/1 inch, about 80 cm/31.5 inches length
  • toy filling
  • 2 pieces of black mushroom buttons average 6 mm
  • 1 button average 34 mm
  • buttons average 8 mm
  • common sewing thread and needle
  • tapestry needle
  • hook 3 mm

Suggested yarn:

164 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

e.g. Kacenka by Nitarna Ceska Trebova, but you could also use Cotton-Ease by Lion Brand


Colors: 2254 orange (most amount). little amount of 3454 pink 1164 yellow 3374 red 0010 white

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