Your backyard Chooks will look so good in these adorable Knitted Chicken Sweaters and they’d make fun Photo Props!
These Patterns were used to keep rehabilitated Chickens warm while they were growing back their feathers.
Scroll our page to see the Free Knitted Pattern. We’ve also included an easy PVC Chicken Feeder and a Crochet Egg Gatherer Apron for you to check out. Check out all the ideas and Pin your favorites.
This handy Chicken Sweater Free Knitted Pattern was sent to us after a member of our Community found it on Facebook.
It was hugely popular and went viral. We have linked to the Forum where they were found, be sure to get some pics! “Getting measured up for his Knitted Jumper, this cutie looks like he’s pleased with the fit. It’s time to have a strut!”
“He’s got the Chicken Dance down pat – check out those moves!”
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Here’s another fabulous idea, we love this Egg Gatherer Apron. This is a crochet version and it’s a fabulous free pattern.
Here’s one of the recipients in his Knitted Sweater at Lee Valley Park Farms. The hens arrived from the British Hen Welfare Trust and are recovering with the help of warm knitted jumpers, made by members of the public. This little guy arrived with 2 Meerkats and 23 Battery Hens.
Knitted Chicken Sweaters via Telegraph Photo: WALES NEWS SERVICE
The Helping Hands knitting circle have been making jumpers for bald chickens across the country. Ann Duran, 55 took pity on Hens left featherless after being rescued from a battery farm.
She came up with eggs-actly the right answer to keep them warm hand-knitted tanktops. Ann said: “Some people think I am crazy but I didn’t like to think of chickens shivering through winter.
“Enjoying a fashionable stroll around the chook pen”
“Jane Blaine, of Eynsham said when a friend first asked her to knit jumpers for chickens she thought it was a joke!”
A mother and daughter in Cornwall, England, is knitting and selling sweaters for rescued battery hens, who spend most of their lives laying eggs in cramped cages. They’re donating proceeds to an AIDS orphanage in South Africa.