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original pinner says: "chickens! - I made such little chickens - it's easy: just knit a simple square, sew it in half, stuff it with cotton and stitch with red yarn the comb, tail and details." (these link back to etsy, where they don't look like they're from a square. But I figure it's worth trying . . .)
The pattern is an instant pdf download with 8 pages of instructions and 4 pages of templates. The Chickens lay eggs when they are squeezed (they are popped in through an opening in their backs) and it took Emily and Jenna only a little practice to begin coaxing eggs out of Tilly, Snowball and Edwina!