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I made this candy dish for my mother who is in a nursing home. The hen was made with a single crochet, and the nest was made using a loop stitch. To help keep it's shape, I used the top of a 2 liter soda bottle for the hen, and used the bottom of a 2 liter soda bottle for the nest.

I made this last year. Since then, I have wanted to make another one, but cannot find the pattern, and not remember where I got it from the first time!

Has anyone ever seen this pattern before??


Yoonieboo (author)2015-03-03

Does anyone have this pattern? I know that this post is a bit old but i really like the hen and I'm having problems opening the document given below. Thanks!

crikkit (author)2009-07-21

Hi... Id love this pattern please if someone still has it... Cheers... JO...

Trish G (author)crikkit2009-07-21

I have had several people ask for the instructions for the Setting Hen candy dish, so I am posting the instructions for everyone to see. Enjoy!!

crikkit (author)Trish G2009-07-21

Thanks ever so much Trish...My Sis is going to love this... I appreciate you taking the time to redo this... :o) Kindest Regards...

crikkit (author)crikkit2009-07-21

Thanks ever so much Trish...I totally appreciate you taking the time to repost this... :o) Kindest Regards... JO...

Trish G (author)crikkit2009-07-21

I am posting this on line. Please contact me if you have a problem getting it from there. Good luck with t he hen!!

13lovinghands13 (author)2009-04-30

Our craft club at the local hospital could use this pattern also. This is very cute. My e-mail is Thanks Judy

susansabrina (author)2009-03-23

I would love the pattern too!! Susansabrina @ (no spaces)

ormi (author)2009-01-30

hi i love chickens!! could you please send me the pattern as well

Trish G (author)ormi2009-01-31

sure!! I'll get that right out to you!

aldoris4 (author)2008-02-16

Thrish, this is just gorgeous. Would you please give me the pattern, so I can make them for the grandkids for Easter? Please let me know. Doris

Trish G (author)aldoris42008-10-22

Back in Feb, you asked for the pattern for the crocheted setting hen candy dish, and I couldn't find it. Well I found it while looking for another pattern!! If you will send me your email address, I would love to send the pattern to you! I put the hen in the state fair and won 4th place. Not that great, but I was thrilled to have placed at all!!

jojo trimble (author)Trish G2008-12-28

trish: I have been looking for a pattern like this for some time. I have a friend who owns a restaurant called "The Hen House" it has chickens of all kinds there, and I would love to crochet a chicken for her to display. If you still have the pattern, my e mail address is; thanks jojo trimble

Trish G (author)jojo trimble2008-12-29

I DO have the pattern. I will find it and scan it for you. Hopefully within the next day or so.

Trish G (author)aldoris42008-02-17

I am soooo sorry, but I have lost the pattern!! I have been looking through all my patterns. If I find it, I would be happy to give it to you!! Thank you so much for the compliment! Trish

aldoris4 (author)Trish G2008-02-17

I would really appreciate that Trish.

craftingranny (author)2008-10-16

Hi Trish, I to would like the pattern if you can find it I would like to adapt it to make a toaster cover.

Zontee at Lion Brand (author)2008-01-23

Wow, the shaping's great!

Trish G (author)2008-01-17

Thanks for the comment! I checked out your pics.... love the frog! LOL

GorillazMiko (author)2008-01-16

Very cute, the hen is very cool/ cute looking!

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