Here’s a simple and free crochet pattern for a chick:

Materials Needed:

  1. Yellow worsted weight yarn (for the body)
  2. Small amount of orange yarn (for the beak and feet)
  3. Small amount of black yarn (for the eyes)
  4. Crochet hook suitable for your yarn (usually between 2.5mm and 4mm)
  5. Stuffing material (fiberfill or cotton)
  6. Yarn needle for sewing and weaving in ends
  7. Scissors

Abbreviations:

  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet two stitches together)

Instructions:

Chick Body:

  1. Magic Ring: Start with a magic ring. If you’re not familiar with this technique, you can chain 2 and work the indicated number of stitches into the second chain from the hook.
  2. Round 1: Make 6 sc into the magic ring. Pull the tail to close the ring tight. (6)
  3. Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12)
  4. Round 3: Sc in the next stitch, inc around. (18)
  5. Round 4-7: Sc in each stitch around. (18)
  6. Round 8: Sc in the next stitch, dec around. (12)
  7. Round 9: Dec in each stitch around. (6)
  8. Fasten off and leave a long tail. Stuff the chick firmly.

Beak:

  1. With your orange yarn, make a small triangle by chaining 4 and then working 1 sc in each chain starting from the second chain from the hook. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Feet:

  1. With your orange yarn, make two small feet by chaining 5 and then working 1 sc in each chain starting from the second chain from the hook. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Eyes:

  1. Use black yarn to sew on two small eyes above the beak. You can use safety eyes or create French knots with the black yarn.

Assembly:

  1. Sew the beak onto the chick’s face.
  2. Sew the two feet to the bottom of the chick’s body.
  3. Weave in all loose ends.

Congratulations! You’ve created a cute crochet chick. Feel free to get creative with different yarn colors or decorations to make your chick unique. If you need further clarification on any of the steps, there are plenty of crochet tutorials available online with step-by-step images to guide you. Happy crocheting!