Chicken Needle Felting PATTERN DOWNLOAD PDF


Download pattern and start needle felting straight away. Meet Daphne the chicken; head honcho where she resides and all round trouble maker. She also happens to be wonderfully adorable and so much fun to make.

Detailed instructions (more than 4,500 words), 110 step by step full colour photographs, size guide, wool guide, top tips, quick wins and lots of different needle felting techniques; including perfecting your shapes and getting a super smooth finish.

Also available as a complete needle felting kit, or wool bundle if you already have the tools. CLICK FOR KIT OR WOOL BUNDLE

The key to this project is getting a good shape and perfectly smooth finish and I am going to show you exactly how to achieve it, with easy step by step instructions and more photographs than you can shake a tail feather at. Suitable for confident beginners and more experienced needle felters.




  • White core wool approx. 20-25g for body, head, and neck.
  • 10g white carded batting for covering the body and making the wings
  • Pinch light brown wool for eyes and eyebrows
  • Pinch of orange for the beak
  • 2g of contrasting colour for the crown and wattle
  • 5 thin pieces of wool tops (bright colours) for the tail
  • Standard felting needle – size 38 is a good all-rounder
  • Fine felting needle – size 40
  • Wooden BBQ skewer (or similar) for shaping the head – optional
  • Felting mat
  • Sharp scissors

Keep finished product away from young children and pets. Suitable for age 12 and over but please use your own discretion. Please supervise children at all times due to sharp needles and use finger guards.


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