Hen And Chicks by Louise Watling

Hen And Chicks

April 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
142 yards (130 m)
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This pattern is available from theknittingnetwork.co.uk for £2.99.

The pattern includes instructions for the Mother Hen with Chicks (first featured in Woman’s Weekly magazine) and a decorative Doorstop (featured in Woman’s Weekly Knitting and Crochet Special).

The gauge given is for the Mother Hen with Chicks using DK on 3 mm needles. 4 mm needles are used to make the tail feathers.

If using Aran (the Doorstop design) the gauge is 20 sts and 28 rows over 4 inches (10 cm) using 4mm and worked in stockinette stitch. The tail feathers are worked on 5 mm needles.