Christmas decorations DIY: owl



Supplies:
2,5 mm hook
matching cotton yarn

Terms used:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
dec = decrease, single crochet two stitches together
st = stitch

This pattern is worked in spirals. The rows are not closed. The new row starts in the first stitch of the previous row.

Pattern:
body:
ch2 (or use a magic loop)
1) 6sc in 2nd st from hook (or 6sc in magic loop)
2) 2sc in each st around (12 sc)
3) (2sc in first st, sc in next st), repeat around (18 sc)
4) (2sc in first st, sc in next 2 st), repeat around (24 sc)
5) (2sc in first st, sc in next 3 st), repeat around (30 sc)
6) (2sc in first st, sc in next 4 st), repeat around (36 sc)
7-22) sc in each st around (36 sc)
23) (dec, sc in next 4 st) in back loops, repeat around (30 sc)
24) (dec, sc in next 3 st), repeat around (24 sc)
25) (dec, sc in next 2 st), repeat around (18 sc)
26) (dec, sc in next st), repeat around (12 sc)
STUFF
27) (dec), repeat around (6 sc)
FINISH OFF

eyes (make 2):
ch2 (or use a magic loop)
1) 6sc in 2nd st from hook (or 6sc in magic loop)
2) 2sc in each st around (12 sc)
3) (2sc in first st, sc in next st), repeat around (18 sc)
FINISH OFF

ears (make 2):
ch2
2sc in 2nd st from hook
FINISH OFF

wings (make 2):
ch7
1) sc in 2nd st from hook, sc in next 4 st, 8dc in last st of chain
Keep on working in the established direction, the next stitches are worked in beginning chain
sc in next 4 st, 3sc in last st before the first st of this round
2) sc in next 5 st, 2sc in next 8 st, sc in next 4 st, (2sc) in next 3 st
3) sc in next 5 st, (2sc, sc in next st) 8 times, sc in next 4 st, (2sc, sc in next st) 3 times
4) sc in next 5 st
FINISH OFF

Make the pupils, beak and feet out of felt

Sew the wings, ears and eyes to the body.
Use glue to paste the pupils, beak and feet to the body.


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4 comments:

Vera said...

leuk hoor!!

Kelsey said...

How cute! I totally want to make one!

Isadora Barcelos said...

I love it!

There's a cute DIY in my blog! It's a heart key chain, go there

http://botoescoloridos.blogspot.com/

xo

Courtney Ann said...

i've seen a lot of crocheted owls, but i'm pretty sure this one is my favorite!! thanks for sharing