It is November and it is time to get ready for Thanksgiving! To celebrate this American holiday I created this cute crochet Turkey applique.
This Turkey pattern is another addition to my heart-shaped patterns collection as its body is made in the shape of a heart.
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This cute crochet Turkey would be perfect as a Thanksgiving decoration. Use different yarn weights and hook sizes to obtain different sizes for this crochet Turkey.
I’ve made my Turkey with worsted medium weight yarn. If you make it with crochet cotton sport weight #2 yarn, you will get a cute small crochet Turkey applique which you can use for the embellishment of various items.
Here are two turkeys made with different weight yarns.
Crochet Turkey Applique – Crochet Pattern
The pattern for this turkey applique is also available as a print-friendly, styled and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my Etsy Shop. The free pattern is below.
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(See a list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns by yarn industry designers and publishers HERE)
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
Crochet Turkey is about 5-3/4” tall and 7” wide.
Hooks and other materials:
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Body and Legs
With brown color and hook size 5 mm, 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 and 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 stitch, Ch 1, DC in next St (Heart point), Ch 1, HDC in Ch-1 stitch, HDC in each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC in next St, 3 TR in next St, DC and 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 6 Sts, SC int Ch-1 St,
First Leg. **Ch 6 (3 Chs for the Leg and 3 Chs for the First Toe), First Toe – Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next Ch; Second Toe – *Ch 3, Sl St in 2nd Ch and in next Ch*; Third Toe – repeat from * to *; Sl St in each of 3 Chs of the Leg, SC into same St where Leg was started**,
Ch 1, HDC in next St (heart point), Ch 1, SC in Ch-1 St,
Second Leg. Repeat from ** to **,
SC in each of the next 6 Sts, 2 SC in each of next 4 Sts, SC in next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center.
Make one red, two yellow and two orange.
With worsted weight #4 yarn and crochet hook 5 mm, Ch 9;
Rnd 1. SC in 2nd Ch from the hook, HDC in next Ch, DC in each of next 3 Chs, HDC in each of next 2 Chs, working under 2 loops – 5 SC in last Ch (top).
Working on opposite side of the Ch, HDC in each of next 2 Chs, DC in each of next 3 Chs, HDC in next Ch, SC in next (last )St.
Rnd 2. *Ch 1, Sl St in next St, repeat from * around.
With crochet cotton yarn size 3 and hook size 2.75 mm, Ch 9;
Row 1. (2 DC+HDC) in 3rd Ch, HDC in next Ch, SC in next Ch, Sl St in next Ch, 2 SC in next Ch, SC in next Ch, 4 SC in next (last) Ch, continue on the opposite side of Ch – Sl St in 2nd Ch.
Sew Turkey’s body, snood, and feathers together.
Attach googly eyes.
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