This colorful crochet Rooster applique pattern is my next heart-shaped design. The body of this Rooster is made in the shape of a heart!
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The Rooster is a fun bird and this cute heart-shaped Rooster applique will be perfect for any farm theme kid’s embellishment – blankets, hats, or scarfs!
You can also frame it and make a cute crochet wall art! You can find more wall art ideas using these crochet appliques HERE.
This crochet Rooster applique will also look great on a handmade greeting card. Here are some cool ideas for handmade cards embellished with crochet appliques.
I made my crochet Rooster with light weight cotton yarn. You can experiment with different yarn weights to make your appliques in different sizes.
You may also like my other fun heart-shaped appliques: crochet Sheep and crochet Llama.
Heart-Shaped Rooster Applique – Crochet Pattern
The pattern for this crochet Rooster applique is also available as a print-friendly, styled and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my ETSY shop. Free pattern is below.
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Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
TR – treble crochet
This crochet Rooster applique is about 3-1/4” tall.
Light weight #3 cotton yarn. Colors of choice: Body – Color A, Comb and Wattle – Color B, Tail – Colors C, D, E, and F.
Hook and other materials:
- Crochet hook 1/2.75 mm
- Black embroidery floss
- Stitch marker
- Embroidery needle
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For this Rooster applique you need to make a head with neck and a heart-shaped body with tail. Then sew them together.
With Color A, make magic ring,
Rnd 1. Ch 3, 9 DC in ring; Beak – Ch 3, Sl St in 2nd Ch, SC in next Ch, Sl St in top of last DC;
3 DC in ring, join with Sl St in top of Ch 3 at the beginning of the Rnd, do not cut off, continue working on Neck.
Neck – Ch 6, HDC in 3rd Ch from hook and in each of next 3 Chs, skip one St of the head, Sl St in next St. Fasten off.
Skip one Sts after the last Sl St, join Color B to next St.
Ch 1, SC in next St, [Ch 2, Sl St in 2nd Ch, SC in next St of the head] – 2 times, Ch 2, Sl St in 2nd Ch, Sl St in next St of the head. Fasten off.
Skip one St after the Beak, join Color B to next St. Ch 4, TR in same St, Ch 3, Sl St in same St. Fasten off.
With Color A, Ch 4;
Rnd 1. Make all of the next stitches into the fourth Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC; Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, (HDC, DC) in first St, 3 TR in next St, 2 DC in next St, HDC in each of next 3 Sts, HDC in Ch-1 St (insert hook in Ch stitch under 2 strands, not in Ch-1 space), (HDC, DC, HDC) in next St (Heart point),
HDC in Ch-1 St (insert hook in Ch stitch under 2 strands, not in Ch-1 space), HDC in each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC in next St, 3 TR in next St, (DC, HDC) in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Rnd 3. Ch 3, SC in first St, 2 SC in each of next 4 Sts, SC in each of the next 8 Sts;
First leg – *Ch 6, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next, Ch 3, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next, Sl St in remaining 3 Chs of the leg*, SC in same St where the leg started;
Second leg – repeat from * to *;
SC in next St of previous Rnd, SC in each of next 6 Sts, 2 SC in next St, SC in next St ( mark this St with stitch marker), SC in same St, 2 SC in each of next 2 Sts, SC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center. Fasten off.
Tail consists of four feathers.
1. Join Color C to marked St of Rnd 3. Ch 8, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next, 2 SC in each of next 2, SC in each of next 2, skip last Ch, Sl St in same St where you joined. Fasten off.
2. Join Color D to next St, *Ch 10, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in each of next 2, SC in next, 2 SC in next, SC in each of next 3, skip last Ch, Sl St in same St where you joined. Fasten off.*
3. Join Color E to next St, repeat from * to * one time.
4. Join Color F to next St, repeat from * to * one time.
Sew head and body together. Embroider the eye. Block applique as necessary.
I hope you enjoyed this heart Rooster applique free crochet pattern!
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Viola zanolli says
Is the first crochet stitch for the chicken head the one called the Magic Ring stitch as in Amigurumi ? I would like to do those but don’t know that stitch. I would love to do one of those dolls.. I appreciate the patterns you show and I plan to do the rooster applique.
Yes, it is the same.
Rita Driverjohnson says
Do you have appli. For the people silhouettes or kids? My mom had a boy and girl years ago. Thanks
I am sorry, I don’t have appliques for the people silhouettes.