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Knit or Crochet an Emotional Support Chicken

The Emotional Support Chicken, created by The Knitting Tree in Los Angeles, California is huggable, fun to create, and will just make you smile. Patterns are available for knitting or crochet, so you can create the Emotional Support Chicken using whichever method you prefer.

The class consists of three 1.5 hour sessions.

Skills you will learn in this class:

  • Short rows (knit version only)
  • Increases and decreases
  • Seaming and finishing

Supplies Needed:

Knit Version

  • Emotional Support Chicken from Ravelry
  • Worsted weight yarn
    • 200 yds main color
    • 100 yds second color (stripes)
    • 4 yds for beak
    • 6 yds for comb and wattle
  • US 7/4.5mm knitting needles (fabric should be stiff enough so stuffing doesn’t come out)
  • Removable stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • (Optional) 5mm crochet hook

Crochet Version

  • Emotional Support Chicken pattern from Ravelry
  • Worsted weight yarn (Approximately 350 yards body total)
    • 250 yds main color
    • 100 yds second color
    • 5 yds for beak
    • 5 yds for comb and wattle
  • US size F/3.75mm crochet hook 
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Supplies Provided:

  • One pair of 15mm safety eyes
  • Polyfil stuffing

Stop in early to choose your yarn and any other supplies you need. The Fiber Lab offers a 10% discount on class supplies.

Register early. Classes with fewer than 2 registrations, 72 hours (3 days) prior to the start of class will be canceled. Students will be notified if a class is cancelled, and the registration fee will be refunded.

Review Class Policies

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Knit: Must be comfortable with casting on, the knit and purl stitch, and binding off Crochet: Must be comfortable with single crochet
Instructor: Kris Isaacson
Includes polyfill stuffing and one pair of plastic eyes

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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