April 24, 2014

Crochet Hen Potholder

Cluck!  Cluck!
These little potholders are what I've been working on lately.  
I put down my knitting needles for a while and reached for my crochet hook instead.  I wanted something quick and fun to do and found this whimsical chicken potholder pattern on Ravelry.  
  There's always been a soft spot in my heart for chickens.  I've never had any in real life but I look forward to the day when I can have some.  I do lean towards to the country farmhouse decor in my kitchen so these little hens will fit right in.
I ended up making two of them....
  ......Why stop at just one?  
The tan one on the left is fuller and rounder because I used Peaches and Cream cotton yarn on it as opposed to the white one on the right where I used Hobby Lobby's I Love This Cotton yarn.  
I don't mind the difference at all.  
I rather like how they each took on a personality all their own. 
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If you haven't already, I hope you try this pattern someday.  
I think you'd really enjoy it.  
Doesn't every kitchen need one of these?

P.S.  I will be having a giveaway soon.  Rumor has it that one of these little hens just might make it into the pot so stay tuned in.

~ Beca

linking to: Finished Objects Friday

19 comments:

  1. Darling! Can't wait for your giveaway- especially if one of these sweeties is part of the deal! Speaking of giveaways, I have one that's ending at midnight tonight so hurry over! Lori

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  2. I love your Hen Potholder,came out so cute....lovely heart shape for her body. Happy weekend !

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  3. Really cute! They need some skinny legs and three toes on each foot! Ha-ha-ha. I've been looking at and making a lot of potholders lately. Those are really cute and will make great gifts.

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  4. Very cute! Thank you for sharing the pattern link. Have a great evening. Heather

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  5. I love them, the shape of the body is so cute. I will have to check out the pattern it would be perfect in my kitchen. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  6. They are very sweet Beca - you've done a lovely job with them! Joy x

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  7. Sweet and cute !!! Love your little chickens !
    Have a nice weekend !
    Anna

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  8. Those are adorable. My mother's country kitchen has roosters all over it. I think she needs a few hens to balance it out.

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  9. They're so sweet! I might try making one too.

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  10. Oh my they are adorable!! I must make these for my mom as she loves chickens!

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  11. Hi there, just catching up. Your potholders are so cute!!! I have a few chickeny things in my kitchen, so I can see why you appreciate them. Love the hat in your last post too! Hope that you have a good weekend. xx

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  12. Oh these are adorable :) And very unusual! x

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  13. Hi Beca, wow these chicken pot holders are just adorable and I love them. You are constantly amazing me with what you create. You always think of something fun to crochet. Have a wonderful weekend.
    Julie

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  14. These pot holders are delightful. It is good to know that they are not identical, when I make anything I always change something, it could be a motif or a colour but I like things to be individual. x

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  15. OMG! They are so adorable! One of my coworkers has chickens and I keep trying to get her to let me borrow them for a couple days to take care of the bugs in my garden. LOL!

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  16. I love this pattern! Going to save and try that for sure!
    My chickens were killed by a marten not long ago, but I'm still found of them...
    Thanks for the tip!

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  17. Where can I find the pattern for this?

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