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Owlets

© Roman Sock

Supplies


A small amount of wool yarn in at least two colors
17 mm safety eyes
E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook
Polyfil
Yarn needle

Instructions

Base
Make a crochet circle the size of the base you would like. The example is around 1.77 inches (4.50 cm) in diameter.

Figure 1

Body
Continue crocheting in the round, without increasing, so you make a type of bucket.

Do this until it is as tall as the base circle diameter, so that the base diameter is the same height as the owl.

Figure 2

Stuff and fix eyes.

Sew up top of head.

Figure 3

Stitch several times in each ear, so that the ears stick up and the body becomes rounded.

Figure 4

Using the contrasting color, crochet into the body from one ear to the next.

Keep the same amount of stitches by using a turning chain until the end of the top of the head is reached.

Decrease stitches by not using a turning chain until you have just one stitch left.

Finish off.

Figure 5

Thread a needle onto the end of yarn.

Thread through the body of the owl and secure.

Weave in all ends.

Figure 6

Final Product

Owlets

Credit

Roman Sock's tutorial was taken with permission from littlegreen.typepad.com/romansock.

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