So my second pattern is again for a colleague. She calls everyone "chick" or "chicken" - so she gets a chicken!
I've made it as a tetrahedron, which is relatively easy to crochet! Here are some of the "in progress" pictures: you can click them to see them in more detail.
And here's the link to a PDF: Coo-ya crochet pattern. At the moment I've on;y done this pattern with UK terminology - but do let me know if you'd like it converted to US.